Martin Guerre: Musical Info & Synopsis


Martin Guerre revolves around Martin Guerre, a young man who leaves his village to fight in a war. Years later, a stranger claiming to be Martin returns to the village and is accepted by Martin’s family and community. However, doubts begin to arise about the stranger’s true identity. Martin Guerre explores themes of identity, loyalty, and the complexity of human relationships.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1996)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Semi-Biography

Setting: 1500s / France

Creative Team

Music/Book: Claude-Michel Schönberg

Lyrics/Book: Alain Boublil

Lyrics: Edward Hardy, Stephen Clark

Cast Albums

Original London Cast (1996)➝

Touring Cast (1999)➝


Sheet Music: Amazon➝ | Musicnotes➝


1990s, Biographical, British, Sung-Through, War

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