Working: Musical Info & Synopsis


Working features a collection of songs that portray the lives of people in different professions. From construction workers to office employees, we are introduced to a wide range of characters as they share their unique stories. Working explores the hopes, dreams, and challenges of everyday Americans as they navigate their jobs and strive for a sense of purpose and fulfillment.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1977)

Cast Size: 6+

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: USA (Various)

Creative Team

Music: Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mary Rodgers, Susan Birkenhead, James Taylor

Music/Adaptation: Stephen Schwartz

Adaptation: Nina Faso

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1978)➝

Original London Cast (2018)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1970s, Based on a Book, Black Artists, FolkOne-Act, One-Word, PopSoul

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