Monthly Archives: November 2015

Musical Monday: Oliver!

Name: Oliver! Credits: Music & Lyrics by Lionel Bart. Book by Lionel Bart. Summary: A musical based on Charles Dickens’ novel Oliver Twist, about an orphan in Victorian England who runs away from an orphanage and joins up with a … Continue reading

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Musical Monday: Heathers: The Musical

Name: Heathers: The Musical Credits: Music, Lyrics, and Book by Laurence O’Keefe and Kevin Murphy. Summary: A musical version of the 1988 movie “Heathers,” a dark comedy in which a brainy teenage misfit teams up with a rebellious outsider to … Continue reading

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Musical Monday: Les Misérables

Name: Les Misérables Credits: Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg. Lyrics by Alain Boublil & Jean-Marc Natel. Book by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil. Summary: Based on the 1862 novel by Victor Hugo, Les Misérables is set in 19th century France and … Continue reading

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Musical Monday: West Side Story

Name: West Side Story Credits: Music by Leonard Bernstein. Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Book by Arthur Laurents. Summary: Inspired by Shakespeare’s play “Romeo & Juliet,” West Side Story is a musical set in the Upper West Side neighborhood of New York … Continue reading

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