Full Length Musical
Time Period - 1980s
Settings Of Play - Various locations such as: Marvin's home, Trina's home, Whizzer's hospital room, a Squash Court, etc.
FEATURES / CONTAINS
Unit Set/Multiple Settings
Intense Adult Themes, Mild Adult Themes
Adolescence, Childhood, Death, Friendship, Illness/Health, Jewish/Yiddish issues, LGBT issues, Love, Marriage, Parenting/Family, Religion
Appropriate for all audiences
College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Large Stage, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
RECOGNITION / AWARDS
Tony, Obie, From Broadway, From Off-Broadway
1991 Lucille Lortel Award - Outstanding Musical
1991 Drama Desk Award - Outstanding Lyrics, William Finn
1991 Outer Critics Circle Award - Best Off-Broadway Musical
*1992 Tony Award - Best Book of a Musical, William Finn & James Lapine - Falsettos
*1992 Tony Award - Best Score of a Musical, William Finn - Falsettos
A continuation of the saga of Marvin from March of the Falsettos and In Trousers, this off Broadway hit finds that archetypal contemporary gay man facing the specter of AIDS. Published in Falsettos.
"An achingly articulate musical." - The New York Times
"A burst of genius." - Time
Falsettoland premiered at Playwrights Horizons, in June of 1990 under the direction of James Lapine.
***March of the Falsettos and Falsettoland became the first and second act (respectively) of the musical Falsettos, which premiered on Broadway in 1992.