The rights to a musical may not be available if it is currently playing on Broadway or touring, if original music copyrights prohibit licensing (as with many jukebox musicals), or if a motion picture version is currently in the works.
If the musical you seek isn’t listed, you could try contacting the rights holders directly to receive special permission to produce a specific musical. Try contacting these organizations to get contact information for rights holders:
American Society of Composers and Publishers: (212) 621-6000
Broadcast Music International: (212) 586-2000
Use the tabs to search Broadway musicals alphabetically or scroll down to browse by show type or cast size. To purchase the rights to produce a musical, apply through the licensing company.