Jumbo: Musical Info & Synopsis


Jumbo is a whimsical musical that unfolds under the big top of a fictional circus. The story revolves around the son and daughter of feuding circuses, who end up falling in love with each other. Jumbo combines elements of comedy, romance, and spectacle, traditionally transforming the typical theater stage into an actual circus tent.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Jazz Age (1935)

Cast Size: 10+

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Setting: USA

Creative Team

Music: Richard Rodgers

Lyrics: Lorenz Hart

Book: Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur

Cast Albums

Original Motion Picture Soundtrack➝


Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


1930s, AnimalsObscure, One-Word, Original, Rom-Com

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