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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Shows Writers

An Advanced Quiz for Kiss Me Kate

Test Your knowledge on this classic musical.

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Shows Writers

Advanced Quiz for Bugsy Malone

Could you be in Dandy Dan's gang? Take our quiz to find out!

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Shows

Advanced Quiz for Groundhog Day

Did you learn enough lessons to escape Groundhog Day?

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Shows Writers

Advanced South Pacific Quiz

Do you have what it takes to survive in the South Pacific during a world war? Find out here!