The Secret Life of Walter Mitty: Musical Info & Synopsis


The Secret Life of Walter Mitty follows Walter Mitty, a man who escapes his day-to-day life through vivid daydreams where he envisions himself as a hero, adventurer, and romantic figure. The story unfolds as Walter embarks on a journey of self-discovery, discovering the courage to turn his daydreams into reality. As he encounters various characters and scenarios, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty explores themes of courage, identity, and the power of imagination.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1964)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Fantasy

Setting: 1960s / USA (Connecticut)

Creative Team

Music: Leon Carr

Lyrics: Earl Shuman

Book: Joe Manchester

Cast Albums

Original Off-Broadway Cast (1964)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


1960s, FantasyObscure

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