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30+ Musicals About Weddings – The Full List of Shows

Whether you’re doing some research, putting on a show, or simply looking for new musicals to get into, it’s good to get familiar with what’s out there. And that’s why we’ve put together this list for you. A full list of musicals about weddings are listed below, sorted alphabetically!

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Musicals About Weddings

A Catered Affair

Music/Lyrics: John Bucchino  Book: Harvey Fierstein

Musical Type: Contemporary (2007)

Songs About Weddings: Multiple

A Family Affair

Music/Lyrics/Book: James Goldman, John Kander, William Goldman

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1962)

Songs About Weddings: Multiple

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Music: Arthur Schwartz  Lyrics: Dorothy Fields  Book: George Abbott, Betty Smith

Musical Type: Golden Age (1951)

Songs About Weddings: “Look Who’s Dancing”

Anything Goes

Music/Lyrics: Cole Porter  Book: Guy Bolton, P.G. Wodehouse, Howard Lindsay, Russel Crouse

Musical Type: Jazz Age (1934)’

Songs About Weddings: “Finale”

As Thousands Cheer

Music/Lyrics: Irving Berlin  Book: Moss Hart

Musical Type: Jazz Age (1933)

Songs About Weddings: “Our Wedding Day”

Bad Cinderella

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber  Lyrics: David Zippel  Book: Emerald Fennell

Musical Type: Contemporary (2021)

Songs About Weddings: “The Wedding March”, “The Ceremony”, “The Wedding Party”

Betty Blue Eyes

Music: George Stiles  Lyrics: Anthony Drewe  Book: Ron Cowen, Daniel Lipman

Musical Type: Contemporary (2011)

Songs About Weddings: “A Private Function”


Music/Lyrics/Book: Lionel Bart  Book: Joan Maitland

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1962)

Songs About Weddings: “Is This Gonna Be a Wedding!”


Music: Frederick Loewe  Lyrics/Book: Alan Jay Lerner

Musical Type: Golden Age (1947)

Songs About Weddings: “My Mother’s Weddin’ Day”

Chu Chin Chow

Music: Frederic Norton  Book: Oscar Asche

Musical Type: Pre-Jazz Age (1916)

Songs About Weddings: “Wedding Procession”


Music: Richard Rodgers  Lyrics/Book: Oscar Hammerstein II  Book: Douglas Carter Beane

Musical Type: 1957 Film/Contemporary Musical (2013)

Songs About Weddings: “The Wedding: ‘There’s Music in You”

Closer Than Ever

Music: David Shire  Lyrics: Richard Maltby, Jr.

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1989)

Songs About Weddings: “Another Wedding Song”


Music/Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim  Book: George Furth

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1970)

Songs About Weddings: “Getting Married Today”

Dames at Sea

Music: Jim Wise  Lyrics/Book: George Haimsohn, Robin Miller

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1966)

Songs About Weddings: “Let’s Have a Simple Wedding”

Desperate Measures

Music: David Friedman  Lyrics/Book: Peter Kellogg

Musical Type: Contemporary (2004)

Songs About Weddings: “It’s a Beautiful Day”, “Finale”

Fiddler on the Roof

Music: Jerry Bock  Lyrics: Sheldon Harnick  Book: Joseph Stein

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1964)

Songs About Weddings: “The Wedding Dance”

First Daughter Suite

Music/Lyrics: Michael John La Chiusa

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)

Songs About Weddings: “Out Go the Chairs / Happiness”


Music: Barry Manilow  Lyrics/Book: Bruce Sussman

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1997)

Songs About Weddings: “The Wedding”

High Society

Music/Lyrics: Cole Porter  Lyrics: Susan Birkenhead  Book: Arthur Kopit

Musical Type: 1956 Film/Pre-Contemporary Musical (1997)

Songs About Weddings: Multiple

Honeymoon in Vegas

Music/Lyrics: Jason Robert Brown  Book: Andrew Bergman

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)

Songs About Weddings: “Betsy’s Getting Married”

Hot Mikado

Music: Rob Bowman  Lyrics/Book: David H. Bell

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1986)

Songs About Weddings: “Swing a Merry Madrigal”

I Do! I Do!

Music: Harvey Schmidt  Lyrics/Book: Tom Jones

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1966)

Songs About Weddings: “All the Dearly Beloved”, “Together Forever”, “I Do! I Do!”

It Shoulda Been You

Music: Barbara Anselmi  Lyrics/Book: Brian Hargrove

Musical Type: Contemporary (2011)

Songs About Weddings: Multiple

Leader of the Pack

Music/Lyrics: Ellie Greenwich & Friends  Book: Anne Beatts

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1984)

Songs About Weddings: “Chapel of Love”

Les Misérables

Music/Lyrics: Claude-Michel Schönberg  Lyrics: Alan Boublil, Herbert Kretzmer, Jean-Marc Natel

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1980)

Songs About Weddings: “Wedding Chorale”

Li’l Abner

Music: Gene De Paul  Lyrics: Johnny Mercer  Book: Norman Panama, Melvin Frank

Musical Type: Golden Age (1956)

Songs About Weddings: “The Matrimonial Stomp”

Love Story

Music/Lyrics: Howard Goodall  Lyrics/Book: Stephen Clark

Musical Type: Contemporary (2010)

Songs About Weddings: “Summer’s Day”

Mamma Mia!

Music/Lyrics: Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus  Book: Catherine Johnson

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1999)

Songs About Weddings: Multiple

Miss Saigon

Music: Claude-Michel Schönberg  Lyrics: Alain Boublil, Richard Maltby, Jr.

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1989)

Songs About Weddings: “The Wedding Ceremony”

Nice Work If You Can Get It

Music: George Gershwin  Lyrics: Ira Gershwin  Book: Joe DiPietro

Musical Type: Contemporary (2012)

Songs About Weddings: “I’ve Got a Crush on You”

Now Is the Time for All Good Men

Music: Nancy Ford  Lyrics/Book: Gretchen Cryer

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1967)

Songs About Weddings: “There’s Goin’ to Be a Wedding”

Oh, Kay!

Music: George Gershwin  Lyrics: Ira Gershwin  Book: Guy Bolton, P.G. Wodehouse

Musical Type: Jazz Age (1926)

Songs About Weddings: “Bride and Groom”

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Music/Lyrics: Gene de Paul, Al Kasha, Joel Hirschhorn  Lyrics: Johnny Mercer  Book: Lawrence Kasha, David Landay

Musical Type: 1954 Film/Pre-Contemporary Musical (1982)

Songs About Weddings: “Wedding Dance”


Music/Lyrics: Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally  Book: Robert Horn

Musical Type: Contemporary (2022)

Songs About Weddings: “Maybe Love (Reprise)”

The Grand Tour

Music/Lyrics: Jerry Herman  Book: Michael Stewart, Mark Bramble

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1978)

Songs About Weddings: “Wedding Conversation / Mazeltov”

The Wedding Singer

Music: Matthew Sklar  Lyrics/Book: Chad Beguelin  Book: Tim Herlihy

Musical Type: Contemporary (2006)

Songs About Weddings: Multiple

Two Strangers (Carry a Cake Across New York)

Music/Lyrics/Book: Jim Barne, Kit Buchan

Musical Type: Contemporary (2019)

Songs About Weddings: “About To Go In”

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Which of these musicals about weddings is your favorite?

Or have you ever played a role in any of the above musicals about weddings? Feel free to share in the comments below! And if you like these types of lists, check out the musical database. That’s where you’ll find musicals sorted by composer, theme, setting, and more!

Stacy Karyn, author of Musicals about Weddings.
Author: Stacy Karyn

Stacy Karyn is the founder of Theatre Trip, author of The Thespian’s Bucket List, and creator of The Cast Album List. She holds a BA in theatre, a TESOL drama certificate, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.


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