Overview


Synopsis

Based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic thriller, Jekyll & Hyde is the gripping tale of a brilliant mind gone horrifically awry, set to a powerful pop-rock score by Frank Wildhorn with book and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse. In an attempt to cure his ailing father’s mental illness by separating “good” from “evil” in the human personality, talented physician Dr. Jekyll inadvertently creates an alternate personality of pure evil, dubbed Mr. Hyde, who wreaks murderous havoc on the city of London. As his fiancée Emma grows increasingly fearful for her betrothed, a prostitute, Lucy, finds herself dangerously involved with both the doctor and his alter ego. Struggling to control Hyde before he takes over for good, Jekyll must race to find a cure for the demon he has created in his own mind.


Characters

Male

Lead

Baritone

Female

Lead

Soprano

Female

Lead

Mezzo-Soprano



Show Information

Lyrics:
Category
Musical
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
Genres
Drama, Romance
Settings
Multiple Settings
Time & Place
1880s
Cast Size
large
Orchestra Size
Large
Dancing
Some Dance
Ideal For
college, community, professional, large budget
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes adult, mature adult characters

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