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Blood Brothers

Blood Brothers

Musical


Writer:
  • olivier award
  • epic
  • twins
  • family
  • class
  • status


Overview


Synopsis

Set in Britain, Willy Russell's Blood Brothers tells the story of fraternal twins who are separated at birth. One brother is raised in a family of great privilege and one brother is raised in poverty. Even with their different socioeconomic backgrounds, the two boys end up becoming best friends -- until a misunderstanding leads to a tragic end.


Characters

Male

Lead

Tenor

Male

Lead

Baritone

Male

Lead

Tenor



Show Information

Music:
Lyrics:
Category
Musical
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
First Produced:
1983
Genres
Drama
Cast Size
medium
Orchestra Size
Large
Dancing
Musical Staging
Licensor:
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes early teen, late teen, adult, mature adult, young adult, child characters
Tags:
  • olivier award
  • epic
  • twins
  • family
  • class
  • status

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