Giant: Musical Info & Synopsis


Giant follows a Texas oil family as they navigate love, ambition, and a rapidly evolving American landscape. As each family member’s journey intersects, relationships, racism, and personal choices lead to conflicts and alliances that span generations. Giant explores themes of wealth, power, identity, and the American Dream, capturing the complexity of life in the Lone Star State.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2009)

Cast Size: 25+

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s / USA (Texas)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Michael John LaChiusa

Book: Sybille Pearson

Cast Albums

Original Cast (2013)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


2000s, Based on a Book, DramaticFolk, Large Cast, One-Word, Spring

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