Song of Norway: Musical Info & Synopsis


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)➝


Resources

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


Tags

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


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