Top Ten Best Broadway Musicals


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21 Oklahoma V 1 Comment
22 Hairspray V 2 Comments
23 Legally Blonde: The Musical

How can you not love this show? It defies the stereotypes of blondes and gives young girls a role model; Elle Woods. She teaches young girls to be/believe in yourself, stick up for what you believe in, and follow your heart, no matter what anyone says. - ElleWoods

I always look at this musical as a perfect example of character development. Elle woods starts up as one person and ends pup as someone completely different.

It is amazing and has the best music ever

I love this musical

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24 Shrek the Musical

Shrek The Musical is my favorite musical and my dream show to perform in. It is so funny, the plot is phenomenal, and the music covers almost all genres and is BEAUTIFUL. Listen to Who I'd Be for a goosebumps ballad or Morning Person for a fun upbeat song. It is such a good show.

It isn't the best, but it's still quite entertaining. Also, it has a couple of really epic songs, such as I Know It's Today and Who I'd Be.

This was my first Broadway musical I ever saw! I saw it when I was 7 I still love it to this day! Also John Tartaglia made the BEST Pinocchio! But this is one of my favorite musicals.

After getting a chance to be in this show (as Shrek) at my school, I've really grown to appreciate this show more. While it's not the best, it's still a very, very good show with plenty of phenominal roles (Shrek, Fiona, Lord Farquaad, Dragon, Donkey and Gingy)

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25 Spring Awakening

This musical is honestly amazing. It has a great soundtrack and sends a controversial message.

The Deaf West production of this made me fall in love with the musical as a whole

26 Beauty and the Beast
27 Annie

Well this one I haven't seen it on Broadway or really much, but it's an okay musical. It's not my favorite, but it's not bad. - Anonymousxcxc

I don't hate it, but God Annie is so annoying.

Favorite musical ever

Not the best BUT ITS EVERYWHERE AND I'm TIRED OF IT - punyraisin

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28 Miss Saigon

The ending was so unexpected! - listotaku17

Love it! Music is great!

My mom's favorite - Absolite

Heartbreaking.. but in a good way

29 Pippin

If you saw the most modern version of this, you'd be blown away. The story is great, the actors are amazing, and the acrobatics are stunning! The show in itself is just so impressive. Deserves a top ten.

30 Little Shop of Horrors

FEED ME! This is an AWESOME story! I love this one!

Feed me Seymour!

This is perpostersters. Little Shop of Horrors is amazing. It should be in the top ten!


31 Chess
32 Cinderella

The music in this is so good. I love In my Own Little Corner.

Impossible things are happening everyday! - punyraisin

33 Assassins

An interesting take on the tragic stories of the deaths of presidents and somehow pulls it off

34 Oliver! (1961)

Have you ever watched it? It's the best musical ever, Ice age even used their song, Food Glorious Food

35 Dreamgirls

One of the best, brilliant powerful songs and great acting!

36 We Will Rock You
37 Anything Goes

The fact that I had to add this to the list is sad beyond compare, and it should be way up at the top at least 20-25. It is a classic, and no matter which version you listen to, Patto LuPone and Sutton Foster, or whoever, are all amazing. CLASSIC!

38 Something Rotten

Clearly there aren't real theatergoers here otherwise this would be way higher. Funny as it gets, especially for the die hard theater and shakespeare fan. Everything is an inside joke.

The show of inside jokes of thespians. Amazing show. Got to perform "A Musical" in a musical revue a year ago. Super fun and super fun to watch too!

Now that it's over, I'm so sad. It was so good.

Oh, God I love Shakespeare!

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39 The Music Man
40 Cats

Every dance, every song, and every character sparkles with something that cannot be anything else but pure, wonderful genius and beauty. The memory WILL live forever.

This is the second longest-running musical all-time and it is at #26!? IT is so fun to watch and perform and it has fantastic songs and dance.

I love Cats. It may not have dialogue but the music is great. I especially love Victoria because she is nice and she is also a great dancer

Songs are great, plot is meh, choreography is amazing

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