A musical that uses preexisting songs to further the plot rather than ones written specifically for a show is a jukebox musical, and it is not something new to musical theatre.
Marian found respite during a time of trouble. George found his life partner. Marjorie found something she’d thought she’d lost forever. They all found more than they bargained for when they joined the New Horizons Music Program
Eastman New Horizons’ band member Beverly Maville-Letter shares the history of New Horizons Mentor Program.