Jolson: Musical Info & Synopsis


Jolson is a tribute to the entertainer Al Jolson, whose performances captivated audiences worldwide. Set against the backdrop of early Hollywood, the show chronicles Al Jolson’s rise to fame. Jolson brings this influential performer of the 20th century to life, transporting audiences back in time to experience the impact of his music on American culture.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1995)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Biography

Setting: Various

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Various

Book: Francis Essex, Rob Bettinson

Cast Albums

Original London Cast (1996)➝


1990s, BiographicalBritishObscure, One Word, Pop

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