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Study Guides

Many Broadway shows offer study guides to help you incorporate theater into your curriculum. Feel free to share these guides with your group to give them a better understanding of the show! 


  • Anastasia

    Journey to Russia in the early 20th Century with this new musical.

  • Beautiful

    Discover the story of how Carole King became the soundtrack to a generation.

  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    Explore the journey from page to stage of Roald Dahl's most beloved story.

  • Chicago

    Get the "all that jazz" on the merry murderesses of this hit show.

  • Jersey Boys (for students)

    This study guide covers everything from music history to the "Rashomon Effect."

  • Kinky Boots

    Learn about the talent responsible for getting this show up on it's feet, learn about some famous unlikely partnerships, and find out what else you can do in your own community!

  • Matilda

    An ideal way to introduce your students to the magic of reading while also examining school life, bullying, fear, family, personal growth and the supernatural

  • Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

    As the Prologue warns, "Gonna have to study up a little bit if you wanna keep up with the plot."

  • School of Rock

    Enjoy a small glimpse of things to come with this preview of School of Rock's study guide.

  • Something Rotten!

    Experience Shakespeare and musical theatre at the same time with this preview of Something Rotten!'s study guide.

  • The Lion King

    Meet the characters, discover the elements of the production and learn more about the plot elements.

  • The Phantom of the Opera

    Go behind the scenes and find out about the history of the Phantom, from the novel by Gaston Leroux to the musical adaptation by Andrew Lloyd Webber.

  • ​Waitress

    Celebrates friendship, motherhood,and the courage it takes to pluck a long abandoned dream off the shelf.

  • Wicked

    Get a production overview, lesson guides, student activities, at-home project suggestions and more from this guide.