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List of Frank Wildhorn plays with descriptions, including any musicals by Frank Wildhorn, playwright. This Frank Wildhorn plays list includes promotional photos when available, as well as information about co-writers and Frank Wildhorn characters. This list of plays by Frank Wildhorn is listed alphabetically and includes art of the play's posters when available. List is made up of a variety of items, including The Scarlet Pimpernel and Jekyll & Hyde. What plays did Frank Wildhorn write? All these, one-acts, musicals, or full-length plays are by Frank Wildhorn and can help you decide, "What are the best Frank Wildhorn plays?" (5 items)
Dracula, the Musical is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Frank Wildhorn Plays List
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Dracula, the Musical is a musical based on the original Victorian novel by Bram Stoker. The score is by Frank Wildhorn, with lyrics and book by Don Black and Christopher Hampton. It had its regional premiere at the La Jolla Playhouse, La Jolla, California, in 2001, playing to 115% capacity, earning the highest paid capacity for any world premiere production in the playhouse's history. It then premiered on Broadway in 2004, starring Tom Hewitt as the frightening vampire Count and Melissa Errico as the woman he loves, Mina Harker. The show ran for only 154 performances, and received mainly negative reviews. A brief nude scene in which Dracula seduces Lucy Westenra received much publicity, as ...more on Wikipedia

Authors / Creators: Christopher Hampton , Don Black , Frank Wildhorn

Characters: Count Dracula, Mina Harker, Jonathan Harker

Also Ranked

#21 on The Best Plays Based on Books

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The Count of Monte Cristo


The Count of Monte Cristo is a musical based on the famed novel of the same name, with influences from the 2002 film adaptation of the book. The music is written by Frank Wildhorn and the lyrics and book are by Jack Murphy. ...more on Wikipedia

Authors / Creators: Frank Wildhorn

Jekyll & Hyde is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Frank Wildhorn Plays List
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Jekyll & Hyde is a musical thriller based on the novel The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. Originally conceived for the stage by Frank Wildhorn and Steve Cuden, it features music by Wildhorn, a book by Leslie Bricusse and lyrics by Wildhorn, Bricusse and Cuden. Following a world premiere run in Houston, Texas the musical embarked on a national tour of the United States prior to its Broadway debut in 1997. Many international productions have since been staged including two subsequent North American tours, two tours of the United Kingdom, a concert version and a re-vamped US tour in 2012 ahead of a 2013 revival on Broadway. ...more on Wikipedia

Authors / Creators: Frank Wildhorn , Leslie Bricusse , Steve Cuden

Characters: Dr. Henry Jekyll, Mr. Edward Hyde, Lucy Harris, Emma Carew

Also Ranked

#24 on Stage Musicals That Would Make Great Movies

#10 on The Best Broadway Musicals of the 90s

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The Scarlet Pimpernel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Frank Wildhorn Plays List
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The Scarlet Pimpernel is a musical with music by Frank Wildhorn and lyrics and book by Nan Knighton, based on the novel of the same name by Baroness Orczy. The show is set in England and France during the Reign of Terror of the French Revolution. The story is a precursor to the spy fiction and the superhero genres, where a hero hides under a mild-mannered alias. The musical ran on Broadway from 1997 through January 2000 in several theatres, in several revised versions. It also had a US National tour. ...more on Wikipedia

Authors / Creators: Nan Knighton , Frank Wildhorn

Characters: Citizen Chauvelin, Marguerite St. Just, Lord Anthony Dewhurst, Sir Percy Blakeney, Armand St.Just, + more

Also Ranked

#39 on Stage Musicals That Would Make Great Movies

#21 on The Best Broadway Musicals of the 90s

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