west end musicals

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show curtains

legally blonde // lion king // hello, dolly // sweeney todd // matilda // wicked // something rotten // sunset boulevard // book of mormon // gentelman’s guide

when musicals have that one melody line thats so awesome

when musicals repeat that one melody line randomly throughout all the songs

when musicals have multiple melody lines and repeat randomly in all the songs

when musicals put one of their songs in another song that fits perfectly

ultimate q&a for theatre kids

send me a number and I’ll answer the corresponding question!


1. what’s your favorite musical?

2. favorite character in your favorite musical?

3. what’s your favorite play?

4. favorite character in your favorite play?

5. what’s your dream role?

6. what’s a role you’d like to play that you’d never be able to?

7. do you prefer being behind the scenes or in the spotlight?

8. do you like hamilton?

9. have you seen hamilton?

10. how do you feel about hyped up shows like hamilton, les mis, and rent?

11. did you like this year’s tony awards?

12. what award should there be that isn’t?

13. what shows have you been in/helped with?

14. have you ever been paid to act onstage or on camera?

15. do you prefer broadway or west end shows?

16. favorite stage actress?

17. favorite stage actor?

18. favorite show currently or recently running?

19. what’s your dream #ham4ham (even if you don’t like hamilton)?

20. who should host the tony’s next year?

21. do you watch broadwaycom backstage vlogs?

22. what’s your opinion on movies turned into musicals?

23. do you prefer musical movies or live musicals?

24. do you have an opinion on american psycho?

25. what movie would you want to be turned into a musical?

26. what role would you like to see your favorite actor play?

27. do you prefer musicals, plays, or operas?

28. dramatic plays or comedies?

29. andrew lloyd webber or stephen sondheim?

30. neil patrick harris or james corden?

31. did james corden do a good job hosting the tony’s (in your opinion)?

32. create a show mash-up and explain the plot (ex: legally todd = sweeney todd + legally blonde)

33. what song always makes you cry?

34. how do you feel about musicals using other artists’ music?

35. what celebrity would you like to see on broadway next?

36. favorite show you’ve been in?

37. would you like to act professionally?

38. television or stage acting?

39. what disney movie should be a musical that isn’t?

40. if you could see one show on broadway or west end, what would it be?

41. what musical should be revived next?

42. are musical sequels okay?

43. what musical sequel would you like there to be that isn’t?

44. have you ever had a crush on a character from a show?

45. how do you feel about musicals being done live on tv now?

46. did you like grease live?

47. are you excited for hairspray live?

48. what show do you desperately want your school/community to do?

49. are you a stronger singer or dancer?

50. would you rather design the set, direct the show, or help with effects?


you can add to the list if you’d like :)

LISTEN UP BROADWAY FANDOMS

You are allowed to like the movie over the stage production. 

You are allowed to walk in a theatre without knowledge of anything.

You are allowed to watch Les Mis, Wicked, Hamilton, or Phantom only and like musicals. 

You are allowed to not be character wannabes.

You are allowed to share the love of musicals without needing to know everything in it. 

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