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Chaplin - the Musical

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A musical in 2 acts: music and lyrics by Christopher Curtis; book by Christopher Curtis and Thomas Meehan based on the life of Charlie Chaplin.

Mandell Weiss Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, San Diego - September 7 - October 17, 2010 (As Limelight)
Ethel Barrymore Theatre, Broadway - 10th September, 2012 - 6th January, 2013 (24 previews, 136 pers)

Synopsis

He came to America an unknown. He left amidst scandals and controversy. In between, Charlie Chaplin became one of the best-loved and most famous entertainers in the world. From the gritty streets and smoky music halls of London to movie screens across the world, Chaplin goes behind the camera to show how a comic genius found soaring success and later fell from grace. Chaplin provides a captivating close-up on the man who changed motion pictures forever.

Musical Numbers

  1. Overture/Prologue - Hannah; Oona; Sydney; Alf; Hedda; Max; Young Chaplin; Usher
  2. Look at All the People - Hannah; Young Chaplin
  3. Whatcha Gonna Do? - Charlie; Hannah; Jackie Coogan
  4. If I Left London - Charlie; Sydney
  5. Sennett Song - Charlie; Max
  6. Look at All the People (Reprise)/Tramp Discovery - Charlie; Hannah; Jackie Coogan
  7. Tramp Shuffle - Part 1 - Charlie; Max; Usher
  8. Tramp Shuffle - Part 2 - Charlie; Max; Usher
  9. Life Can Be Like the Movies - Charlie; Sydney; Usher
  10. The Look-A-Like Contest  - Charlie; Hannah; Sydney; Alf
  11. Just Another Day in Hollywood - Charlie; Alf; Hedda
  12. The Life That You Wished For - Charlie
  13. All Falls Down - Hedda
  14. Man of All Countries - Hedda; Max
  15. What Only Love Can See - Charlie; Oona
  16. The Exile - Hedda
  17. Where Are All the People? - Charlie
  18. What Only Love Can See (Reprise) - Charlie; Oona
  19. This Man - Hannah; Oona; Sydney; Alf; Hedda; Max
  20. Finale/Tramp Reprise - Hannah; Oona; Sydney; Alf; Hedda; Max; Jackie Coogan; Usher

Cast

Ensemble