Passion: Musical Info & Synopsis


Passion delves into the complexities of love, desire, and obsession. Set in 19th-century Italy, the story revolves around the entanglements of three characters: Giorgio, Fosca, and Clara. As the characters navigate an intricate web of emotions, the musical explores their relationships to one another. Passion touches on themes of self-discovery, sacrifice, and the profound impact of love.

Musical Information

Parental Warning: Adult Themes/Content

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1994)

Cast Size: 12+

Genre: Romantic Drama

Setting: 1860s / Italy (Milan)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim

Book: James Lapine

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1994)➝

Original London Cast (1997)➝

New York Cast (2013)➝


Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1990s, One-Act, One-Word, Rom-DramTony Award

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