Leader of the Pack: Musical Info & Synopsis


Leader of the Pack pays tribute to the life and music of Ellie Greenwich. The story unfolds as Ellie reflects on her remarkable journey, from her humble beginnings in Brooklyn to achieving fame as one of the most successful pop songwriters of her time. The musical takes the audience on a nostalgic trip through the 1960s music scene. And along the way, Ellie’s personal and professional highs and lows are explored. Leader of the Pack is a celebration of Ellie Greenwich’s influence on the world of pop music.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1984)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Biography

Setting: 1960s, 1980s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Ellie Greenwich & Friends

Book: Anne Beatts

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1985)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


1980s, Biography, Christmas, Dating, Jukebox Musical, One-ActRockWeddings

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