SYNOPSIS: Circus impresario Phineas T. Barnum builds "The Greatest Show on Earth," despite his wife's disapproval and a brief affair with "Swedish Nightingale" Jenny Lind.
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Drama Desk Award
1980 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Winner
1980 Outstanding Choreography Nominee
1980 Outstanding Director of a Musical Nominee
1980 Outstanding Music Nominee
1980 Outstanding Musical Nominee
1980 Outstanding Set Design Nominee
Outer Critics Circle
1980 Outstanding New Broadway Musical Winner
Theatre World
1980 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
1980 Actor in a Musical Winner
1980 Book of a Musical Nominee
1980 Choreography Nominee
1980 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Winner
1980 Direction of a Musical Nominee
1980 Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee
1980 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Nominee
1980 Musical Nominee
1980 Original Score Nominee
1980 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Winner