“In today’s world, ‘Harmony’ is an emotionally powerful musical of the greatest import.”
— Chicago Tribune

What is Harmony on Broadway about?

Dec 6, 2023

Set against the backdrop of 1920s Berlin, Harmony tells the story of six young men from different backgrounds who come together to form a singing group. The group quickly rises to fame, thanks to their blend of sophisticated close harmonies and uproarious stage antics. However, as the Nazi Party comes to power in Germany, the Comedian Harmonists find themselves targeted because of their Jewish members.


Harmony: A New Musical is a moving and unforgettable story that is sure to stay with you long after the curtain falls. The musical is currently playing on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.

Key takeaways:

  • Harmony: A New Musical is a must-see for anyone who loves music, history, and stories about friendship and perseverance.
  • The musical features music by Barry Manilow, and book and lyrics by Bruce Sussman.
  • The Comedian Harmonists were a groundbreaking group who broke down barriers and helped to popularize close harmony singing.