Operation Mincemeat: Musical Info & Synopsis


Operation Mincemeat is based on a true World War II deception operation. It tells the story of British officers who come up with a plan to mislead the enemy about the Allies’ invasion plans for Sicily. They dress a corpse as a British officer and plant fake documents on it, hoping to convince the enemy that the Allies will invade elsewhere. Featuring wit, catchy pop songs, and a daring plot, Operation Mincemeat showcases the absurdity and high stakes of wartime espionage.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2019)

Cast Size: 5

Genre: Comedy

Setting: 1940s / England, Various

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics/Book: David Cumming, Felix Hagan, Natasha Hodgson, Zoë Roberts

Cast Albums

Original Cast (2023)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


2010s, British, Comedic, Pop, Rap, Small Cast, True Story, War

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