Steel Pier: Musical Info & Synopsis


Steel Pier takes audiences back to the 1930s, where a dance marathon takes place on the iconic Steel Pier in Atlantic City. Amid the glitz and glamour, Rita Racine, a dancer seeking a way out of her troubled marriage, meets and becomes infatuated with aviator Bill Kelly. As the marathon tests their endurance and the pressure intensifies, Steel Pier explores themes of dreams, relationships, and human resiliency.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1997)

Cast Size: 25+

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Setting: 1930s / USA (New Jersey)

Creative Team

Music: John Kander

Lyrics: Fred Ebb

Book: David Thompson

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1997)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1990s, Large Cast, Original, Rom-ComTap Dance

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