The Mystery of Edwin Drood: Musical Info & Synopsis


The Mystery of Edwin Drood invites the audience to help solve a mystery and determine the outcome of the show. Set in the colorful world of a Victorian music hall, the story follows a range of characters who are entangled in a web of intrigue and secrets. When young Edwin Drood mysteriously disappears, the audience must deduce the culprit from this cast of quirky suspects.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1985)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Murder Mystery

Setting: 1860s / England (London)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics/Book: Rupert Holmes

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1986)➝

Broadway Cast (2013)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1980s, Based on a Book, Broken 4th Wall, Mystery, Narrator, Solo Composer, Tony Award

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