Water for Elephants the Musical Lyrics



The critically acclaimed bestselling novel WATER FOR ELEPHANTS comes to vivid life on Broadway in a unique, spectacle-filled new musical.   

After losing what matters most, a young man jumps a moving train unsure of where the road will take him and finds a new home with the remarkable crew of a traveling circus, and a life—and love—beyond his wildest dreams. Seen through the eyes of his older self, his adventure becomes a poignant reminder that if you choose the ride, life can begin again at any age.   

Directed by Tony Award nominee Jessica Stone (Kimberly Akimbo), with a book by three-time Tony nominee Rick Elice (Jersey Boys, Peter and the Starcatcher) adapted from Sara Gruen’s novel, and a soaring score by the acclaimed PigPen Theatre Co., WATER FOR ELEPHANTS unites innovative stagecraft with the very best of Broadway talent in an authentic and deeply moving new musical that invites us all to give ourselves to the unknown.

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Water for Elephants the Musical Lyrics

Act I

1. Overture - Orchestra
2. Prologue - Company
3. Anywhere/Another Train - Jacob, Camel, Wade, Company
4. The Road Don't Make You Young - Company
5. Easy - Marlena
6. The Lion Has Got No Teeth - August, Jacob, Company
7. I Choose the Ride - Camel, Jacob, Company
8. Ode to an Elephant - Mr. Jankowski, Jacob, Marlena, August
9. Just Our Luck - Mr. Jankowski, Barbara, Camel, Walter, Vera, Sue
10. I Shouldn't Be Surprised - Marlena, Mr. Jankowski
11. Silver Stars - Jacob
12. The Grand Spec - August, Company

Act II

1. Funny Angel - Mr. Jankowski
2. Zostań - Company
3. Squeaky Wheel - Barbara, Walter, Camel, Jacob
4. You've Got Nothing - August, Jacob, Marlena, Camel, Walter, Wade
5. What Do You Do? - Marlena
6. Wild - Marlena, Jacob
7. The Road Don't Make You Young (Reprise) - Wade, Company
8. Go Home - Jacob, Company
9. Zostań (Reprise) - Jacob, Mr. Jankowski, Company
10. I Choose the Ride (Reprise) - Company



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4 Water for Elephants - The Road Don't Make You Young Lyrics
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