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Broadway Musicals

Post by labelleana » 20 Jan 2017, 04:47

What are your guys' favorite broadway musicals and your favorite song/songs from that musical?

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Post by kandscreeley » 20 Jan 2017, 15:58

Well, growing up, I really enjoyed A Chorus Line. I'm not sure why. Maybe it was my dream of becoming famous on Broadway. Later in life I have really enjoyed The Phantom of the Opera. I think I like some of the more instrumental passages in that than actual songs. I love the organ in that.
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Post by Amagine » 28 Mar 2017, 13:24

I love musicals in general. It doesn't matter what it is, I'll sit through the whole thing and probably love it. My favorites though were The Lion King and Grease.
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Post by Rattusv » 08 Apr 2017, 20:28

Grease and The Rocky Horror Picture Show are my favorites. "Summer Nights" and "Touch-a-touch-a-touch-a-touch Me" are my favorite songs for each musical.

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Post by classicaltwist » 10 Apr 2017, 09:30

The only broadway musical I've ever seen live is South Pacific. It was amazing. That was nearly 10 years ago, though. I'd love to go see another one!
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Post by Christina O Phillips » 10 Apr 2017, 09:48

I have several favorites, but my top one would be Phantom of the Opera. It was my wedding theme and I even got a tattoo of it just before the wedding.

Others on my list are Wicked, Cabaret, Rocky Horror Picture Show, and Sweeney Todd.

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Post by Kat Kennedy » 13 Oct 2017, 16:01

I saw The Book of Mormon in NYC a few years back. I loved Rent when it was on tour. Right now, I'm still obsessed with Hamilton. And anything by Andrew Lloyd Webber.
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Post by Brandi Noelle » 16 Oct 2017, 18:54

I love musicals! "South Pacific" is a favorite, I love the song "Some Enchanted Evening." But really, all the songs are amazing. "Chicago" was fantastic (tricked my husband into going to that one!) and "The Sound of Music" is another favorite.

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Post by Rebeccaej » 19 Nov 2017, 17:23

I love Chicago. It's an incredibly energetic musical.

I don't know if Sweeney Todd is Broadway, but it's another favorite.
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Post by SPasciuti » 11 Jan 2018, 02:47

Oh my gosh. I'm so glad this topic was brought up. I absolutely adore broadway. I wish I had more opportunities to see plays, but alas. My favorite at the moment is Dear Evan Hansen. It was just so beautifully written and wonderful. And the songs! Waving Through a Window is my favorite, without question.

Close seconds are Phantom of the Opera and Anastasia though. I just love them.

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Post by Nickyjwatkinson » 11 Jan 2018, 13:45

I think Hamilton is tied with Matilda for my favourite musical! They're both flawless in every way - music, lyrics, stage design, etc. Favourite songs from each are "Hurricane" and "When I Grow Up" (respectively).

I also love dance musicals (because I'm a dancer!) - Chicago, Cabaret, Fame, etc.
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Post by bluehydrangea1942 » 22 Jan 2018, 16:56

The Lion King and The Circle of Life. The cast would be dressed in their animal costumes and parade down the aisle towards the stage and it was an exciting opening number.

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Post by holsam_87 » 05 Mar 2018, 23:41

I went to The Book of Mormon when it was in Seattle back in 2013. I really enjoyed it and got super hyped by listening to the soundtrack over and over. One of my friends from college got me into it and she also gave me a bunch of others including Avenue Q and Once. I also got to meet some of the cast, got pictures with them, and they signed mine and my friends' posters that we made. I would love to go see Hamilton if it gets into this area, but that probably won't be for a while since it is still super popular in New York City.
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Post by Clinical1 » 06 Mar 2018, 23:57

I have been a fan since I was a young teen. I saw Evita and Annie in Philadelphia as school trips with Band.
My first show actually on Broadway was Mary Poppins. I will watch White Christmas every year. I even worked with a community theater group for 11 years on costumes, just to be part of the shows. You will often find me humming or singing some tune from a Broadway musical.

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Post by Emilia1892 » 07 Mar 2018, 00:35

I love musicals. I love New York New York

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