Hairspray is set in 1962 Baltimore, Maryland, and follows Tracy Turnblad, a plump teenager with a big heart and a passion for dancing.
List of Musicals Set in 1960s
Dreamgirls follows the story of a young female singing trio from Chicago called The Dreams, who become music superstars.
The Outsiders musical is a stage adaptation of S.E.
The Drifters Girl is a jukebox musical that tells the story of the legendary soul group The Drifters and the woman who made them, Faye Treadwell.
MJ The Musical is a jukebox musical that celebrates the life and music of Michael Jackson.
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of Carole King's remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history.
Little Shop of Horrors is a dark comedy rock musical about Seymour Krelborn, a meek florist who discovers a mysterious plant with a craving for fresh blood.
Sweet Charity follows the story of Charity Hope Valentine, a dance hall hostess with a heart of gold, who dreams of a better life and finding true love.
Dogfight: The Musical, based on the 1991 film Dogfight, is set in 1963 and tells the story of three young Marines on the night before their deployment to Vietnam.