The Act: Musical Info & Synopsis


The Act chronicles the journey of Michelle Mayer, a former Hollywood star determined to reignite her career through a Las Vegas nightclub act. As Michelle navigates the challenges of her professional comeback, she also confronts the complexities of her personal life. Positioned as a star vehicle musical, The Act shines a spotlight on Michelle, showcasing her quest for redemption and resilience amidst adversity.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1977)

Cast Size: 10+

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: 1970s / USA (Nevada)

Creative Team

Music: John Kander

Lyrics: Fred Ebb

Book: George Furth

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1977)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


1970s, JazzOriginal

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