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Template:Infobox Musical

{{Infobox Musical
|name         = 
|subtitle     = 
|image        =
|image_size   = 
|caption      = 
|music        = 
|lyrics       = 
|book         = 
|basis        = 
|productions  = 
<!-- Please do not include production-specific (acting, directing, etc.) awards -->
|awards       = 


The purpose of this list is to set more detailed guidelines for the content of the {{Infobox Musical}} template. The purpose of detailing the template is to further Wikipedia:WikiProject Musicals's goal of standardizing Wikipedia's musical theatre articles. Please leave feedback on the talk page.

The title of the musical
Usually, "The Musical" or similar language.
Acceptable images may include:
  • Promotional posters
  • CD covers
  • Playbill covers
  • Logos
Note: If no image is present, the page is added to Category:Musical theatre articles missing an image in infobox
Use this line to reduce the image to a size, generally between 150px and 200px, that keeps it from becoming distorted.
Explanation of image. Please be brief: "Original Cast Recording", "Logo", etc.
The composer. Several composers should be separated by <br>. Should the music be credited as an adaptation, the original composer should be listed first, a line break, a bolded heading with the words "Adapted by:", a line break, and the adapters.
The name of the lyricist, with caveats as for the music field.
The name of the book-writer, with caveats as above.
This section should be included if the musical was based either directly or indirectly on another source.
  • Type of source of original (novel, play, movie, opera, etc.)
  • Name of original work
  • Author/composer of original work
Example: Opera ''[[La boheme]]'' by [[Giacomo Puccini]]
A list of productions, listed chronologically.
  • Broadway (or off-Broadway) & West End productions
  • Notable professional tours
  • Notable professional revivals
  • Notable professional international productions & tours
  • Notable professional concerts & special performances
  • No amateur productions (i.e. High school, community theater group productions, etc.)
  • Previews may be discussed under the History/Background section of the article.
For each production, include:
  • Start year only
  • Location
    • For non-touring productions, write "Broadway", "West End", or the city and country of production.
    • For tours, write the country of the tour
  • Type of production (tour, concert etc.) for anything other than a fully-staged, non-touring production.
[[1996]] [[Broadway theatre|Broadway]]<br>
[[2000]] [[Barcelona, Spain]]<br>
[[2001]] [[UK]] tour<br>
[[2006]] [[Manila, Philippines]] concert
  • These awards should exclude production-specific awards (i.e., lighting, direction, scenery, acting awards).
  • Include year of award. The year is listed before the award in each line.
Example: [[1996]] [[Tony Award for Best Book]]
Awards to be included:

See also