The most comprehensive list of musical comedy genres availableThe Music Genres List site covers many of the most popular styles of musical comedy music, we hope this becomes the definitive list of musical comedy music genres on the Internet, send an email to add @ musicgenreslist dot com if you feel any musical comedy music genres are missing and we’ll add to complete the music list.


  • Novelty
  • Standup Comedy

IF there is one man who can be singled out as the father of musical comedy as we know it today he is George M. Cohan. Musicals like Little Johnny Jones (1904) and Forty-Five Minutes from Broadway (1906) were neither extravaganza nor burlesque, neither operetta nor revue. This was a completely new form, combining some of the elements of all these branches of our musical theater.

Top 10 Musical Comedians

  • Bo Burnham
  • Jimmy Fallon
  • Jon Lajoie
  • Rodney Carrington
  • Tom Lehrer
  • Zach Galifianakis
  • Stephen Lynch
  • Reggie Watts
  • Steve Martin
  • Nick Thune