My Favorite Year: Musical Info & Synopsis


My Favorite Year revolves around Benjy Stone, a young writer for a hit TV comedy show, as he navigates the challenges of working with a fading Hollywood star named Alan Swann. As the show’s staff scrambles to keep Swann in line for a guest appearance, Benjy is tasked with babysitting the unpredictable and often inebriated star. My Favorite Year celebrates the magic of television, the quirks of its larger-than-life personalities, and the friendships that come with it.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1992)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Comedy

Setting: 1950s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music: Stephen Flaherty

Lyrics: Lynn Ahrens

Book: Joseph Dougherty

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1992)➝


Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


1990s, Based on a Movie, Comedic

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