Kimberly Akimbo: Musical Info & Synopsis


Kimberly Akimbo follows the life of Kimberly, a sixteen-year-old girl with a rare genetic condition that causes her to age rapidly. The musical revolves around Kimberly’s unique perspective as she navigates the challenges of high school, family dynamics, and her own mortality. Kimberly Akimbo explores themes of identity, friendship, and the resilience of the human spirit.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2021)

Cast Size: 9

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: 1990s / USA (New Jersey)

Creative Team

Music: Jeanine Tesori

Lyrics/Book: David Lindsay-Abaire

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2023)➝


2020s, Female Lead, JazzPop/RockTony Award

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