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Unforgettable Broadway Shows You Have to See


Did you know Disney’s The Lion King was the first show to reach one billion dollars in revenue?

Are you wondering what are the best Broadway shows you must see? Not to worry! In this article, we’ll go over the best shows on Broadway.

Want to learn more? Keep reading to find out!

1. Something Rotten

This show is set in the 1590s where brothers Nigel and Nick Bottom want to write a famous play. They are stuck in the shadow of The Bard, a well-known rock-star.

A psychic predicts the future of theater involves dancing, acting, and singing. These two brothers decide to try and write the world’s first musical. This show is a significant hit and has received great reviews.

2. The King and I

The whole family would enjoy this musical. It has been around for years. The film came out in 1951, starring Gertrude Lawrence. After that, the production of the show started.

It’s set in the 1860s in Wales. It’s based on the true story of a widowed schoolteacher, Anna Leonowens. Anna must travel to Siam and teach the King’s children.

This show focuses on the effects of the kingdom on Anna and Anna’s impact on the kingdom. It’s a classic and beautiful musical.

3. Fun Home

This five-time Tony-winning musical drew inspiration from Alison Bechdel’s graphic memoir. It follows Alison at three different stages. At each stage, she reveals memories of her dysfunctional family.

4. School of Rock

The music in this show is by Andrew Lloyd Webber. It’s a hilarious new musical based on the hit movie. The main character is Dewey Flynn, a failed rock band musician. He poses as his roommate and works as a substitute teacher.

He works at an excellent prep school. There, he forms a band from the kids in his classroom after seeing their musical talents. Kids and adults alike love this show.

5. Les Miserables

This musical’s based on the novel by Victor Hugo. It follows Jean Valjean, a freed convict, who seeks redemption. He served 19 years in jail after stealing bread for his sister’s starved child.

Valjean breaks parole to start a new life. A relentless police inspector named Javert looks for him. This show introduces you to characters who live in France during the war and revolution.

6. Wicked

Wicked is one of the longest-running shows on Broadway. It retells the classic story of the Wizard of Oz and focuses on Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West.

This show explores how Elphaba turned into the witch. This show features drama, romance, and show-stopping songs.

7. Hamilton

This show’s a smash hit, and one of the hottest Broadway shows to see. It’s the story of Alexander Hamilton told in a unique musical style.

Tickets are hard to come by, but it’s a must-see. This show has set a box-office record.

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