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Dishing out daily (or almost daily) Broadway musical news and gossip. The companion site to The Broadway Musical Home (broadwaymusicalhome.com), a directory of Broadway musicals with the story, songs, merchandise, video clips, lyrics, tickets, rights & awards for almost 200 shows.

Archive for musical theater

In honor of #theatrethursday, your list of the top 50 Broadway musicals of all time

We asked and you responded. Here’s a list of your all time favorite Broadway musicals, in no particular order:

  1. Les Miserables
  2. Rent
  3. The King and I
  4. Sunday in the Park with George
  5. Wicked
  6. Guys and Dolls
  7. Sweeney Todd
  8. Ragtime
  9. West Side Story
  10. In the Heights
  11. Phantom of the Opera
  12. Into the Woods
  13. Next to Normal
  14. Cats
  15. Parade
  16. Company
  17. Chess
  18. A Chorus Line
  19. Man of La Mancha
  20. Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
  21. Rocky Horror Show
  22. The Music Man
  23. My Fair Lady
  24. Mame
  25. Jersey Boys
  26. The Last Five Years (technically off-Broadway, but enough of you voted for it that I had to include it)
  27. Candide
  28. The Drowsy Chaperone
  29. The Sound of Music
  30. Spring Awakening
  31. Little Shop of Horrors
  32. The Wiz
  33. Miss Saigon
  34. Hair
  35. Billy Elliot
  36. Gypsy
  37. Assassins
  38. Rock of Ages
  39. Hello Dolly!
  40. Cabaret
  41. The Lion King
  42. Hairspray
  43. Grease
  44. Avenue Q
  45. South Pacific
  46. Evita
  47. The Producers
  48. Pippin
  49. Chicago
  50. Dreamgirls

Is your favorite not on the list? Add it in the comments below!

Life is a Musical: Break Out in Song!

Are you one of those people who fantasizes that you’ll wake up tomorrow and life will be a musical? Did you shed a few tears of happiness when you saw this on youtube?

Well today is your lucky day because Ryan H. Mackey has created Break Out in Song!

Join in the fun and bring musical theater to the masses: 

July 16, 2009 @ 6 pm
“If My Friends Could See Me Now”
Time Warner Center 

July 17, 2009 @ 5:45 pm
“Don’t Rain on My Parade”
South Street Seaport (Fulton and Front Street)

July 18, 2009 @ 3 pm
“Anything Goes”
Intrepid

July 19, 2009 @ 1 pm
“Consider Yourself”
Times Square (in front of the Marquis)


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