Happy End: Musical Info & Synopsis


Happy End is a melodrama style musical that follows Salvation Army worker Sister Lilian, who is determined to reform a notorious gangster named Bill Cracker. However, her plans are complicated when she falls for the charmingly dangerous criminal. As their two worlds collide, Happy End takes audiences on a rollercoaster of love, betrayal, and personal redemption.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Jazz Age (1929)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Melodrama

Setting: 1910s / USA (Illinois)

Creative Team

Music: Kurt Weill

Lyrics: Bertolt Brecht

Book: Elisabeth Hauptmann

Cast Albums

ACT Cast (2006)➝


Licensing: Kurt Weill Foundation➝


1920s, Christmas, ObscureOperaticReligious

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