The Frogs: Musical Info & Synopsis


The Frogs revolves around the Greek god Dionysos and his slave Xanthias. Dissatisfied with the state of the world, Dionysos decides to journey to the underworld to bring back a great playwright to inspire humanity. As the pair navigates the underworld, they encounter various historical figures and engage in a satirical commentary on politics, art, and society.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1974)

Cast Size: 10+

Genre: Fantasy / Satire

Setting: Ancient Greece

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim

Book: Burt Shevelove, Nathan Lane

Cast Albums

Studio Cast (2001)➝

Original Broadway Cast (2004)➝


Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1970s, Animals, Avant-Garde, FantasyMetatheatre, Satire, Travel

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