Reefer Madness: Musical Info & Synopsis


Reefer Madness follows wholesome high school students Jimmy and Mary, whose lives take a turn when they become involved with the controversial “reefer” subculture. Along the way, they encounter an interesting cast of characters, including the charismatic Jack and the seductive Mae. Reefer Madness is a cautionary tale that pokes fun at societal fears and moral panic.

Musical Information

Parental Warning: Adult Themes/Content

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1998)

Cast Size: 11+

Genre: Satire

Setting: 1930s / USA

Creative Team

Music/Book: Dan Studney

Lyrics/Book: Kevin Murphy

Cast Albums

Original Los Angeles Cast (1999)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


1990s, Based on a Movie, Edgy, Jazz, Narrator, Religious, Rock, Satire, Zombies

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