31 Broadway Musicals Based on True Stories

Photo Features   31 Broadway Musicals Based on True Stories
All of these shows were inspired by real-life stories, events, and/or people.

As Six, the British rock musical about the wives of Henry VIII, plays its U.S. debut in Chicago, Playbill started thinking about the other musicals based on true stories. Some were adapted from books and films and others were original ideas, but these 31 musicals depict real-life stories, people, and/or events.

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