Smile: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Smile takes you behind the scenes of a California teen pageant in the 1980s. The story follows the contestants as they prepare for the big event, each with their own dreams and insecurities. As the pressure mounts and friendships are tested, the show delves into the complexities of teenage life and the pursuit of perfection. Smile explores the lengths people go to in order to fit societal standards while finding their own sense of self.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1986)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: 1980s / USA (California)


Creative Team

Music: Marvin Hamlisch

Lyrics/Book: Howard Ashman


Cast Albums

Broadway Demo➝


Links

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


Tags

1980s, Based on a Movie, Female Leads, High School, One-Word


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