Two Gentlemen of Verona: Musical Info & Synopsis


Two Gentlemen of Verona is a musical adaptation of William Shakespeare’s play of the same name, following the escapades of two close friends, Valentine and Proteus. As the two journey from Verona to Milan in search of love and adventure, their paths become entangled with romantic encounters along the way. Two Gentlemen of Verona explores themes of love, loyalty, and the challenges of staying true to one’s heart.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1971)

Cast Size: 14+

Genre: Comedy

Setting: 1500s / Italy (Milan, Verona)

Creative Team

Music: Galt MacDermot

Lyrics/Book: John Guare

Book: Mel Shapiro

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1971)➝


Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝


1970s, ComedicFolkRock, Summer, Tony Award

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