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A new musical based on Charles Dickens' unfinished novel of the same name, The Mystery of Edwin Drood uses the world of music hall and pantomime as a backdrop.

Story: The story follows the exploits of members of the Theatre Royale Music Hall Company as they attempt to complete the unfinished story of Edwin Drood - with some sing-along help from the audience!

Cast and Creative Team

Composer, Lyricist and Librettist: Rupert Holmes

Broadway Premiere
Theatre: Imperial Theatre
Opening Night: Dec 2, 1985
Total Performances: 608
Original Cast: Betty Buckley, Cleo Laine, George Rose, Patti Cohenour, Howard McGillin, Jerome Dempsey, Karen Giombetti, Stephen Glavin, Charles Goff, Susan Goodman, Joe Grifasi, Nicholas Gunn, John Herrera, Judy Kuhn, Herndon Lackey, Francine Landes, Rob Marshall, George N. Martin, Peter McRobbie, Brad Miskell, Donna Murphy, Jana Schneider, George Spelvin
Director: Wilford Leach
Choreographer: Graciela Daniele
Producer: Joseph Papp
Musical Director: Michael Starobin
Orchestrations: Rupert Holmes
Scenic Design: Bob Shaw
Costume Design: Lindsay W. Davis
Lighting Design: Paul Gallo
Sound Design: Tom Morse

2012 Broadway Revival
Theatre: Studio 54
Opening Night: Nov 29, 2012
Original Cast: Chita Rivera, Stephanie J. Block, Will Chase, Greg Edelman, Jim Norton, Andy Karl, Jessie Mueller, Betsy Wolfe, Nicholas Barasch, Peter Benson, Robert Creighton, Alison Cimmet, Nick Corley, Janine DiVita, Jenifer Foote, Justin Greer, Shannon Lewis, Kiira Schmidt, Spencer Plachy, Eric Sciotto, Jim Walton, Cody Williams
Director: Scott Ellis
Choreographer: Warren Carlyle
Musical Director: Paul Gemignani
Scenic Design: Anna Louizos
Costume Design: William Ivey Long
Lighting Design: Brian Nason
Sound Design: Tony Meola

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