Broadway Pass’ Favourite Shows
There is so much to choose and see on Broadway. Sometimes the choice can get overwhelming too, so we’ve narrowed down a list of our favourite shows that you can’t go wrong with! Enjoy:)
10. MJ The Musical
MJ The Musical follows young Michael Jackson both as the King of Pop and as the real, living person, with his ups and downs. The show features a by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage and a score made up of some of the best-loved, top-selling songs in recording history. Tony Award-winner Christopher Wheeldon will direct and choreograph.
If you haven’t seen it, you should definitely add it to your list. Snap your ticket here
9. Dear Evan Hansen
Dear Evan Hansen is a musical, based on the book by Steven Levenson, following the life of Evan, who “invents a role for himself in a tragedy he didn’t earn.”The musical follows the story of Evan Hansen, who is a bullied teenager. Feeling like an outcast, he’s overtaken by anxiety and desire to connect and to find a circle to belong in. His therapist insists on Evan writing letters to himself, detailing what would be good about each day and moment in life. Everything takes a different turn once this letter falls into the hands of a couple, who’s mourning the loss of their child.
8. Book of Mormon
The Book of Mormon follows the story of 2 young missionaries, sent to Uganda in order to recruit citizens as followers of the Mormon religion. The duo has a unique dynamic as Elder Price is an energetic and enthusiastic go-getter and Elder Cunningham is a socially awkward nerd, who means well but has the tendency to get into trouble. The story follows their Uganda adventure, struggles and surprises.
The musical is the first, composed by South Park creators Parker and Stone, and is nothing but spectacular.
If you haven’t seen he show, now’s your chance to do so. Book your tickets here
A winner of 6 Tony Awards, including best revival of a musical, Chicago follows the story of 2 rival murdresses, locked in the Cook County Jail. A nightclub star and a chorus girl, the 2 women share passion for music, desire for fame, fortune and all that jazz. Expect tunes that are sure to have you dance and shake, even in your seat.
With its original run in 1977, the iconic musical has sold around 10million seats with average ticket price of 73$.
Celebrating 25 years on stage, if you haven’t seen it, now it’s the time! Book your tickets here.
A story about a charming ‘reformed’ thief, Aladdin, who falls in love with the king’s daughter Jasmine. Expect a lot of colour, crystals, songs and… magic of course! A genie that grants wishes, a magic carpet and of course love that conquers all!
Don’t miss this sensational feel-good musical. Book your tickets here
5. Jersey Boys
This is the life story of “The Four Seasons” – an American pop and rock band that gained international success in the 60s and the 70s. They are a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Vocal Group Hall of Fame, and have sold more than 100 million records worldwide. Their songs include evergreens like “Who Loves You”, “Rag Doll”, “Can’t take my eyes off you”, “Walk Like a Man” and many more.
The play is divided into four parts – one for each season and each band member (Tommy DeVito, Bob Gaudio, Nick Massi, and Frankie Valli).
4. Mean Girls
“Mean Girls” is a musical based on the 2004 movie with the same name. The script for the movie and the book of the musical are by the same person – Tina Fey. The music is by Jeff Richmond and the lyrics – by Nell Benjamin.
This is the story of Cady Heron – a high school girl that has recently moved with her parents to a Chicago suburb from…Kenya! Yes! From the endless savannas to the big concrete urban jungle. When her family’s funding is stopped they have to travel back to the US and Cady has to go to a normal school. And she can’t wait! She’s on her “last nerve”. She craves things that are pretty ordinary for the rest of the teens in the US – “high school, and rapping, and skateboarding and Starbuck’s”. She wants to have friends…with hands.
Treat yourself to that sweet high-school drama by booking your tickets here
“Hamilton – an American Musical” is a phenomenon on Broadway. Since its debut in 2015, it became a super-smash hit and raised to rub shoulders with the industry’s finest. Truly an all-rounder, it has everything you want from a modern musical – plot, masterful acting and musical acts, considered by some to be revolutionary. The dancing and the acting are mesmerizing and at some points, it looks like the whole stage is in some super dynamic motion.
Lin-Manuel Miranda – the author of the book, the music, and the lyrics, as well as the “first” Hamilton, based his play on a historical biography of Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow and used Chernow as a counselor when writing the musical. Although causing some controversy within the field of expert historians, due to the historical Alexander Hamilton did not fight slavery more actively (his father-in-law Philip Schuyler owned slaves) and yet, some consider him to be an abolitionist by the standard of his time, especially as opposed to Thomas Jefferson, who Hamilton openly criticizing him for his views on people of African descent.
2. Mouline Rouge
A jukebox romantic comedy, the musical follows the doomed love of the struggling writer Christian and Satine- a performer at the Parisian nightclub Moulin Rouge. Christian falls in love in Satine the moment he locks his eyes on here. Satine’s love for Christian follows shortly after. The only issue is that a wealthy patron also has his sight locked up on Satine and his money is the only thing that keeps Mouline Rouge going. Drama, love and lots of music hits.
A love story for today and always, written by celebrated singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell and innovative director Rachel Chavkin. Hadestown explores the stories between Orphans and Eurydice, and that of King Hades and his wife Persephone. The musical takes you to the underworld and beyond with its captivating melodies and exceptional theatric experience.
A story that must be seen and enjoyed! Book your tickets here
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