The StageAgent Guide to Musical Theatre

What is musical theatre?

Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and dance. The story and emotional content of a musical – humor, pathos, love, anger – are communicated through the words, music, movement and technical aspects of the entertainment as an integrated whole.

The ultimate guide to musicals and musical theatre including study guides for shows, popular composers, famous songs and quizzes.

Guides for Theatre

The StageAgent Guide to Musical Theatre

What is musical theatre?

Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and dance. The story and emotional content of a musical – humor, pathos, love, anger – are communicated through the words, music, movement and technical aspects of the entertainment as an integrated whole.

The ultimate guide to musicals and musical theatre including study guides for shows, popular composers, famous songs and quizzes.

Guides for Theatre
Mezzo-Soprano Audition Songs

What is musical theatre?

Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and dance. The story and emotional content of a musical – humor, pathos, love, anger – are communicated through the words, music, movement and technical aspects of the entertainment as an integrated whole.

Most Popular Musicals

Popular Musical Theatre Composers

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Stephen Sondheim

Composer, Lyricist

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Andrew Lloyd Webber

Composer

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Alan Menken

Composer

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George Gershwin

Composer

Musical Theatre Songs

Quizzes from Musicals

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Beginner's Quiz for Fosse

Immerse yourself in this tribute to the legendary choreographer

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Shows Writers

Beginner's Quiz for The Wiz

Test your knowledge of Dorothy's adventures in Oz

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Mamma Mia! An Advanced Quiz

Will this quiz be your Waterloo or are you an ABBA-solutely amazing fan?

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Shows Writers

Advanced Quiz for Funny Girl

Don't rain on my parade, I know you can nail this Advanced Quiz for Funny Girl!