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Suggested by the unfinished novel by Charles Dickens.

THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, the whodunit musical, will make its first-ever return to Broadway since winning the Tony "Triple Crown" (Best Musical, Best Book, and Best Score)! Who killed Edwin Drood? It's a question that has stumped audiences for years-now it's your turn to answer one of Broadway's most baffling mysteries. Take a trip back in time to a Victorian music hall where a rowdy ensemble of actors mounts a staging of Charles Dickens's unfinished novel. Everyone on stage is a suspect in the murder of young Edwin Drood-and it's up to you to choose the killer! Is it John Jasper, Edwin's protective but slightly maniacal uncle? Rosa Bud, his reluctant betrothed? The debauched Princess Puffer? Each performance ends differently, depending on what the audience decides!

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Welcome to London's rowdy Music Hall Royale! It's 1895 and the evening's entertainment is a musical retelling of Charles Dickens's final novel: The Mystery of Edwin Drood. But...there's a hitch: Dickens died before he finished the story. No one knows how it ends. Who killed Edwin Drood?! That's up to you! You'll become the ultimate detective as the audience casts their vote at every show. With sweeping melodies, boisterous comedy, and 400 possible endings, this Tony Award-winning musical promises a jolly good time at the theatre.
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The Mystery of Edwin Drood Frequently Asked Questions

What is the order of songs in The Mystery of Edwin Drood and what's the order?
There You Are
A Man Could Go Quite Mad
Two Kinsmen
Moonfall
The Wages of Sin
Jasper's Vision [i]
Ceylon
Both Sides of the Coin
Perfect Strangers
No Good Can Come from Bad
Never the Luck
The Name of Love
Settling Up the Score
Off to the Races
Don't Quit While You're Ahead
The Garden Path to Hell
Puffer's Revelation
Out on a Limerick
Jasper's Confession
Durdles' Revelation
Murderer's Confession
The Writing on the Wall
There'll Be England Again
When the Wicked Man Comes
A British Subject
Sapsea's Song
I Wouldn't Say No
When Shall These Three Meet Again?
Evensong
Jasper's Vision [ii]
England Reigns
A Private Investigation
An English Music Hall

What productions of The Mystery of Edwin Drood have their been?
The Mystery of Edwin Drood has had 6 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1985, Off-Broadway which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 1985, West End which opened in 1987 and Broadway which opened in 2012.

What productions of The Mystery of Edwin Drood have there been?
The Mystery of Edwin Drood has had 6 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1985, Off-Broadway which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 1985, Broadway which opened in 1985, West End which opened in 1987 and Broadway which opened in 2012.