Working: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Working features a collection of songs that portray the lives and stories of various American workers. The musical presents a diverse group of characters, each representing a different occupation, from construction workers to office employees. Working explores the hopes, dreams, and challenges of everyday people 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)➝


Links

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Tags

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


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