The Robber Bridegroom: Musical Info & Synopsis


The Robber Bridegroom follows Jamie Lockhart, a gentleman bandit with a penchant for stealing and a heart of gold. When he encounters the wealthy Rosamund, their unexpected love story unfolds against the backdrop of mistaken identities, interesting characters, and the looming threat of the “Bandit of the Woods”. The Robber Bridegroom is a whimsical journey filled with twists and turns, capturing the spirit of American folktales with a Southern flair.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1975)

Cast Size: 13+

Genre: Fairy Tale / Western

Setting: 1700s / USA (Mississippi)

Creative Team

Music: Robert Waldman

Lyrics/Book: Alfred Uhry

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1976)➝

Off-Broadway Cast (2016)➝


Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1970s, Based on a Book, CountryFantasyWestern

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