The Scarlet Pimpernel: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

The Scarlet Pimpernel is set against the backdrop of the French Revolution and follows Sir Percy Blakeney, a British aristocrat who leads a double life. With a group of loyal followers, he rescues French aristocrats from the guillotine, all while maintaining his high society persona and evading the pursuit of his nemesis, Chauvelin. Filled with intrigue and suspense, The Scarlet Pimpernel follows Percy’s daring escapades, touching on themes of love, loyalty, and heroism.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1997)

Cast Size: 30+

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1700s / England, France (Paris)


Creative Team

Music: Frank Wildhorn

Lyrics/Book: Nan Knighton


Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1998)➝

Encore Recording (1999)➝


Resources

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Tags

1990s, Based on a Book, Dramatic, Large Cast, War


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