The Guide to Musical Theatre

The Guide to Musical Theatre

Index to Shows - Synopsis
Books - Theatre
Cast Recordings
Choosing the Right Show

Show Genre

A selection of shows broken down into type. This is not an exhaustive
or definitive list but merely a suggestion.


The shows are listed by decade, year and are in alphabetical order.

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The listings

The listing for each composer is generally confined to their respective stage works and not the whole of their musical output

Franz Lehár
London Revues


A form of variety popular in Britain and America between the world wars, in which a group of performers presented a programme of songs, dances and sketches. In this it differed from English music hall and U.S. Vaudeville, which featured a series of different acts.

London Revues

New York Theatre Guide

New York City Theatre Guide

A guide to all New York theatre venues, Broadway Shows, Off-Broadway plays and entertainment listings


Welcome to the Musical Theatre Guide, one of the most comprehensive listing of musical shows on-line.

There are well over 800 musicals listed giving synopsis, musical numbers, casting requirements, etc.

The listings are being added to regularly and will eventually be as comprehensive a Guide to Musical Shows as we can possibly make it.



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Professional Theatres
R&H Concert Library
Rights Holders - Show List
Rights Holders - Addresses

Names and addresses of rights holders.

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If there are any rights holders who have not been listed, please advise the webmaster who will be pleased to add them to the list.

Site Map
Vocal Scores / Libretti
Youth Shows



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