Robert and Elizabeth: Musical Info & Synopsis


Robert and Elizabeth follows the passionate love story between poets Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett. Despite obstacles like Elizabeth’s strict upbringing and disapproving father, their love blossoms through letters and secret meetings. Robert and Elizabeth explores the complications of family expectations and the beauty of romantic devotion.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1964)

Cast Size: 40+

Genre: Romantic Drama

Setting: 1840s / England (London)

Creative Team

Music: Ron Grainer

Lyrics/Book: Ronald Millar

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1960)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


1960s, British, Classical, Family, Large Cast, OperettaRom-Dram

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