If you are a theater fan there are some shows that you simply can’t miss. Especially if those are Broadway Shows, which are claimed to be prestigious artforms of expression, through dialogues and singing. Aside from being pure entertainment, many people believe that the theatrical productions on Broadway are the best performances that you will see in the world.
Yes, they are also a big attraction for tourists, however, they are also highly prepared performances that will leave you in awe.
Here is a list of the top 7 shows that you can’t miss.
If you are a fan of the Wizard of Oz, then this is the right show for you. A story derived from the Wizard of Oz where the audience can learn the origins of the wicked witch, and see the story play out before the actual wizard of the story develops. This musical is about sisterhood and friendship, any young and older audience will appreciate the story that flourishes here.
- The Phantom of the Opera
A classic among Broadway musicals. Also known as being the longest-running show in Broadway history! This story is about a deformed man, called the Phantom, who lives under the stage of an opera theatre in Paris and causes terror in the theatre itself. He falls in love with the main performer of the theatre and can’t help but meet her. This love story will captivate anyone’s eye.
- The Lion King
From Disney’s movie, The Lion King, this show is a musical that performs the scenario and the ambiance of what goes on through the movie. A great experience as sound will captivate you and will make you feel like you are in Africa yourself.
The story of the man on the ten dollar bill has been one of the highest selling shows on Broadway for all times. The show’s unique composition of rap and songs has made this show uncommon and extraordinary. To this date, Hamilton has received over 11 Tony Awards.
- Les Miserables
Often known as Le Mis, this musical takes place through the french revolution, where the main character Jean ValJean is sent to prison for stealing a loaf of bread. The story that untangles in this show is heart-chilling and eye opening. One of the top 5 of the longest Broadway shows that has been running in history.
- Book of Mormon
Inspiring and funny is how some people have described this show. This story is about a pair of missionaries sent to Uganda where the two don’t have the experience they imagined and they have to rely on their friendship, question their faith and live through the toughest times they have ever imagined.
- West Side Story
A tale of a romance between a Italian boy and a Puerto Rican girl from rival gangs in the west side of New York. A modern version of Romeo and Juliet filled with songs and unique choreography. This is another classic Broadway show you can’t miss.
Whether you are a Broadway fan or not, know for sure that you will be surprised by what these shows have for you. Stay away from the television and change your entertainment for musicals and theatre shows. There are hundreds of shows that are suitable for anyone, if you like musicals or if you don’t, if you like long stories or short ones, in Broadway, you will find a unique show around each corner.