Singin’ in the Rain: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Singin’ in the Rain is set during the transition from silent films to “talkies” during Hollywood’s Golden Age. The story follows Don Lockwood, a charming silent film star, and his friend Cosmo Brown, as they navigate the challenges of the film industry. When the film studio decides to turn their latest production into a musical, Don must adjust to the demands of sound and contend with the emerging star, Kathy Selden. Singin’ in the Rain is a celebration of love, laughter, and the magic of cinema.


Musical Information

Musical Type: 1952 Film/Pre-Contemporary Musical (1983)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Setting: 1920s / USA (California)


Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed

Book: Adolph Green, Betty Comden


Cast Albums

Original London Cast (1984)➝

Studio Cast (1996)➝

London Cast (2012)➝


Links

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Tags

1980s, Based on a Movie, ClassicFeel-GoodMetamusicalPopularRom-ComTap Dance


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