Nine: Musical Info & Synopsis


Nine follows the story of Guido Contini, a renowned film director facing a midlife crisis. We follow Guido as he navigates the complex relationships with the women in his life. As Guido grapples with creative block and personal dilemmas, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery. Through a series of flashbacks and dream sequences, Nine explores themes of love, passion, and the complexities of artistic expression.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1982)

Cast Size: 27

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1960s / Italy (Venice)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Maury Yeston

Book: Arthur Kopit

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1982)➝

Original Australian Cast (1987)➝

Original London Cast (1992)➝

Broadway Cast (2003) ➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


1980s, Based on a Movie, Child Roles, Dramatic, Large Cast, One Word, Tony Award

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