The Robber Bridegroom

The Robber Bridegroom

Musical


Overview


Synopsis

Set in eighteenth century Mississippi, ‘The Robber Bridegroom’ is a darkly comic Southern fairy tale about a charming gentleman bandit, the rich plantation owner’s daughter he loves, the wicked stepmother who wants her dead, and an evil thief who carries his brother’s head around in a trunk.


Characters

Male

Lead

Baritone

Male

Lead

Baritone

Female

Lead

Mezzo-Soprano



Show Information

Book:
Lyrics:
Category
Musical
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
First Produced:
1975
Cast Size
large
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes young adult, adult, mature adult, late teen, child, early teen, elderly characters