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! 


  • Cabaret

    Get a peek into the creation of this iconic musical, the period of history in which it takes place, a look into the legacy of Studio 54, and more in this comprehensive study guide.

  • 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!

  • Mamma Mia!

    Learn about everything from the plot to the context of this megahit show now celebrating over 10 years on Broadway!!

  • 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

  • Pippin

    Get a behind-the-scenes peek, read interviews with the creative team, and enjoy special features connecting world history to the high-flying action onstage in this production.

  • 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.

  • Wicked

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

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