Song of Norway: Musical Info & Synopsis


Song of Norway chronicles the life of the Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century Europe, the musical traces Grieg’s dreams, relationships, and artistic endeavors. Song of Norway is an operetta style musical that captures the romance, drama, and cultural elements of Grieg’s life, featuring some of his most famous compositions along the way.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Golden Age (1944)

Cast Size: 30+

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1860s / Denmark, Italy, Norway

Creative Team

Music: Edvard Grieg

Lyrics: Robert Wright, George Forrest

Book: Milton Lazarus, Homer Curran

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1944)➝

Jones Beach Marine Theatre Cast (1959)➝

Studio Cast (1990)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


1940s, British, Classical, Dramatic, Golden Age, Large Cast, Operetta

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