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Everyone tells you it’s all right to cry, but not enough people say it’s all right if you don’t want people to know.
—  Lemony Snicket
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legally blonde // lion king // hello, dolly // sweeney todd // matilda // wicked // something rotten // sunset boulevard // book of mormon // gentelman’s guide

The ultimate list of musicals for new theatre fans

1. Hamilton
A rap musical about Founding father Alexander Hamilton nuff said

2. Les Miserables
A bunch of good looking French revolutionaries a escaped prisoner and a inspector that will emotionally destroy you

3. Next to Normal
a rock musical about a dysfunctional Family with a mentally ill mother it will make you cry

4. The Phantom of the Opera
A disfigured lonely genius falls for a Beautiful young opera chorus girl with deathly consequences you will cry

5. Little Shop of Horrors
A Love story and a alien murderous plant that feeds on human blood is funny and horrible

6. Natasha, Pierre the great of 1812
A modernish take on War and Peace and it’s great

7. Dracula (West end)
A very gothic musical about Dracula very true to the book (make sure you listen to the west end version)

8. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
A gothic tale about a vengeful Barber with bloody, gore and cannibalistic outcomes

9. Dear Evan Hansen
A teenager with severe social anxiety gets caught in a web of lies involving his crush and the death of her brother you might cry

10. The Hunchback of Notre dame
A outcast unattractive nice guy gets abused by his guardian falls in love with a beautiful gypsy with tragic consequences

11. Into the woods
All your favourite fairy tales mixed up with death

12. Aladdin
If you’ve never watched the Disney film what are you doing with your life?

13. Evita
The life and death of beloved first lady of Argentina Eva Perón you’ll probably cry tbh

14. Wicked
what happened between the Witches in Oz before Dorothy arrived

15. In the Heights
The life of a Latino small business owner in New York

16. Something Rotten
if Shakespeare was a rockstar with EGGS

17. Jesus Christ Superstar
A rock Musical about Jesus’s crucifixion and it’s amazing

18. My Fair Lady
A sweet musical about a uneducated pretty young girl being educated and brought into high society

19. Singing in the rain
A Handsome actor meets and falls in love with a talented young singer in the hollywood golden age

20. The Secret Garden
a bittersweet story about learning to deal with and live life after loosing a loved one with a pretty garden involved

21. The Lion King
Again if you’ve never watched the Disney movie what are you doing? It’s basically Hamlet with Lions

22. Pippin
A young performer trying to find his place in the world

23. American Idiot
yes it’s the greenday Album made into a musical and it’s great damn it

24. you’re a good man Charlie Brown
The Peanuts characters in a sweet musical about what it means to grow up

25. A man of no importance
Love life of a Irish theatre troupe director with Oscar Wilde

26. be More Chill
A Scifi high school musical for nerds with Mountain Dew and super computer chips it’s amazing

27. Avenue Q
Basically Sesame Street for adults it’s weird but great

28. The Rocky Horror picture show
A crazy Alien Transexual scientist seduces a lost young couple with pleasure leading to pain

29. Newsies
19th Century Paperboys revolt with consequences people may cry

30. Heathers
Imagine every teen high School story… now add murder, bombs and sarcasm

Feel free to add more

Hi!! I’m gifting some links to shows that have already closed, so here they are!

25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee OBC:  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0ByVd1dayJoV4bXlORVdSS1VIdEE

Amelie:  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0ByVd1dayJoV4Q1lxeGRpSWI5SFU

Annie 2013 Revival:  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B7xs6yYl00rcMUo3cURtMFFkSU0

EDIT: Ugh! Forgot to put Be More Chill when I first made this post, sorry ‘bout that! Here it is:  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0ByVd1dayJoV4YWJRbjNia0p6a3M

Bring It On OBC:  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0ByVd1dayJoV4ZXh6cEM2TGZqRnc

Falsettos 2016 Revival:  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0ByVd1dayJoV4a0JtN2ktYlYwNU0

Fun Home OBC:  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0ByVd1dayJoV4Smx1cmtwb3lmSTQ

In The Heights OBC:  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0ByVd1dayJoV4QnZERjI1YVJCaVE

EDIT: I forgot to add If/Then before, here it is:  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0ByVd1dayJoV4UUhtOG5QNnJLQWM

Legally Blonde:  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0ByVd1dayJoV4bnFxSmRTbnZtSUU

Matilda:  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0ByVd1dayJoV4aWQ5NHBkQ3cyX3c

Miss Saigon (previous Broadway run):  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0ByVd1dayJoV4N3pJYTVSTFFEMTQ

Next to Normal:  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0ByVd1dayJoV4REE4aHllTGdZaFk

Something Rotten! OBC:  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0ByVd1dayJoV4TGYyZVdHT0EyYzQ

Spring Awakening Deaf West:  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0ByVd1dayJoV4aWFOLUR1SnRsWGc

Sweeney Todd OBC:  https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0ByVd1dayJoV4WVhNWHIzWmxOdXM

Thanks to anyone who helped me get the links, and I hope everyone enjoys them! If you have any questions or are interested in any shows currently on Broadway, just message me!! :)

Musicals as types of people in school
  • Phantom of the opera: The emo kid with short hair that's always in every singe musical the school puts on
  • Cats: The kid that knows that everybody hates them but they still fight to pursue their dreams/the kid that nobody knows is an acrobat
  • Sweeney Todd: The goth kid who hisses as people in the hallways and only hangs out with like two other people and keeps a diary
  • Heathers: The really popular and preppy girl who's secretly really sad about everything
  • Spring awakening: The kid who makes waaay to many sexual jokes and lost their virginity before everyone else
  • A chorus line: The kid who's never available to do anything because they're at rehearsal
  • Wicked: That one kid that was always ignored in school but grew up to be extremely famous
  • Into the woods: the kid with an unnaturally morbid sense of humor
  • Les Misérables: The kid who's way to into politics and starts fights just about every day
Some Musicals as Clickbait Titles
  • Hamilton: He didn't throw away his shot- until he did!
  • Phantom: "The strange affair of the Phantom of the Opera, a mystery never fully explained."
  • Assassins: The strangest JFK assassination conspiracy yet!
  • The Drowsy Chaperone: This man listened to musicals so much that he hallucinated he was in one!
  • Heathers: This Teen Murdered Three of Her Classmates- Find Out What Went Wrong!
  • Les Mis: We heard this story about an obscure French rebellion- and we are LITERALLY SOBBING :'(
  • Into the Woods: You'll never look at fairy-tales the same way again!
  • The Sound of Music: New evidence has uncovered what upper-class Austrians did in light of Anschluss, and you'll never guess what it was!
  • Sweeney Todd: "Demon Barber": One Man's Journey of Revenge, Murder, and a Meat Grinder.
  • Waitress: You go, girl! This woman's journey is the most inspirational thing you'll see all year.
Best Out-of-Context Lines From Musicals

- “Sit down John, you fat motherfucker!”

- “Screw the middle classes, I will never accept them!”

- “Consider yourself part of the furniture.”

- “Now shut your face.”

- “Henry can’t really stay; he’s got rabies.”

- “I love you even though it does not matter that I still don’t know your name.”

- “The internet is not for porn!”

- “Miss America should just resign!”

- “No one keeps a cow for a friend!”

- “Lot 666 then.”

- “Nothing can bend the will like half-Castilian men!”

- “Sometimes my father appeared to enjoy having children.”