5 Amazing Broadway Musicals

August 4th, 2011

The Phantom of the Opera

    The Phantom of the Opera is the longest running show in the history of Broadway. It has run continuously for 21 years, a record that’s hard to beat. The Phantom is a disfigured man who teaches Christine to sing like an angel and falls in love with her.

     

    The Lion King

      The Lion King is also another record-holder for longest running musicals in Broadway. The musical is based on the animated Disney movie of the same name.

       

      Wicked

        Wicked was chosen by viewers as the 2007 best musical. it was also named the “Best Musical of the Year” by the Time Magazine. The musical tells the story about two produces who try oversell a flop show.

         

        Hairspray

          Hairspray has won the top six awards of Tony, and it is one of the three musicals to ever have done that. This musical brilliantly captures the racial tension of the 1960s.

           

          Chicago

            Chicago, the thrilling musical, is about two celebrities who were on trial for murder. One of the longest running muscals, Chicago was also made into a movie.

             

             

            5 Amazing Broadway Musicals

            1. The Phantom of the Opera

            The Phantom of the Opera is the longest running show in the history of Broadway. It has run continuously for 21 years, a record that’s hard to beat. The Phantom is a disfigured man who teaches Christine to sing like an angel and falls in love with her.

            1. The Lion King

            The Lion King is also another record-holder for longest running musicals in Broadway. The musical is based on the animated Disney movie of the same name.

            1. Wicked

            Wicked was chosen by viewers as the 2007 best musical. it was also named the “Best Musical of the Year” by the Time Magazine. The musical tells the story about two produces who try oversell a flop show.

            1. Hairspray

            Hairspray has won the top six awards of Tony, and it is one of the three musicals to ever have done that. This musical brilliantly captures the racial tension of the 1960s.

            1. Chicago

            Chicago, the thrilling musical, is about two celebrities who were on trial for murder. One of the longest running muscals, Chicago was also made into a movie.