The Band Wagon: Musical Info & Synopsis


The Band Wagon is a musical revue showcasing the music of Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz, and George S. Kaufman. With a diverse array of song and dance numbers, it celebrates the artistry that characterized musical theatre in the 1930s. The Band Wagon also introduced the popular song “Dancing in the Dark” and later inspired two films that were based on the show.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Jazz Age (1931)

Cast Size: Flexible

Genre: Revue

Setting: N/A

Creative Team

Music: Arthur Schwartz

Lyrics/Book: Howard Dietz

Book: George S. Kaufman

Cast Albums

Studio Cast (1950)➝


Sheet Music: Musicnotes➝


1930s, Revue

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