The Lord of the Rings: Musical Info & Synopsis


The Lord of the Rings is a stage adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy trilogy. Set in Middle-earth, the musical follows Frodo Baggins, a humble hobbit, as he embarks on a perilous journey to save his homeland. Along the way, Frodo is joined by Aragorn, Gandalf, and Samwise Gamgee. The Lord of the Rings is a magical adventure that touches on themes of courage, friendship, and the battle between good and evil.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2006)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Fantasy

Setting: Fictional

Creative Team

Music: A.R. Rahman, Christopher Nightingale, Värttinä

Lyrics/Book: Matthew Warchus, Shaun McKenna

Cast Albums

Original London Production (2008)➝


2000s, Based on a Book, FantasyMagicObscure

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