The Biograph Girl: Musical Info & Synopsis


The Biograph Girl transports audiences to the dawn of the silent film era. Centered around Lillian Gish, known as “The Biograph Girl,” the musical explores the triumphs and challenges faced by those who paved the way for the golden age of cinema. The Biograph Girl offers audiences a glimpse into the world of early Hollywood and celebrates the allure of the silver screen.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1980)

Cast Size: 10

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1910s, 1920s / USA (California, NYC)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: David Heneker

Lyrics/Book: Warner Brown

Cast Albums

Original London Cast (1980)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


1980s, BritishDramaticObscureTrue Story

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