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Old 01-11-2018, 09:32 AM
 
Location: Somewhere in northern Alabama
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I got to see a number of them in the 1960s and 1970s.

Liza with a Z - she was slinging sweat and sequins on me in the first row.
The original "Man of La Mancha" as much as I love O'Toole he messed up the movie version. There are/were a couple of clips of the original on YouTube - worth watching.
Chorus Line - thin on plot except the Puerto Rican girl's song, which resonated.
Carnival - oh how Anna Maria Spaghetti could sing...
Lee J Cobb in "I'm Not Rappaport" The man knew his craft.
John Carradine and Fanny Flag in "Tobacco Road" on tour in the early 1980s

There are many others, but those really stick in my mind.
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Old 01-11-2018, 10:04 AM
 
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I've only seen 2 shows on Broadway--A Chorus Line and Rent.

Touring here in VA I've seen a ton--1-2 per season. Below are my top 5.
Wicked
Newsies
Lion King
Les Mis
Kinky Boots
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Old 01-12-2018, 07:12 AM
 
Location: Atlanta and St Simons Island, GA
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Mine are pretty well covered here. I need a show fix!

I'll add some of my favorites:

Sunset Boulevard (Glenn Close/Alan Campbell) - I get chills whenever I hear Close sing With One Look.
The Book of Mormon (Andrew Rannells/Josh Gad) - I had to go twice, as I couldn't make out the dialogue over the laughter.
Sweeney Todd (Len Cariou/Angela Lansbury) - Anything by Sondheim goes on my favorites list.
Ragtime (Brian Stokes Mitchell/Audra McDonald) - Two of my favorite voices together onstage.
War Horse (Andrew Durand/Stephen James Anthony) - Phenomenal production.
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Old 01-16-2018, 04:31 PM
 
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None but I like listening to the some of the great music musicals have produced.


I specifically would have liked to have watched Big Fish, Singin' In The Rain, Aida, JCS.


I did watch The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe but in another country.

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Old 01-17-2018, 08:22 AM
 
Location: Madison, NJ
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Rent
Lion King
Once
Wicked
Book of Mormon
Hamilton

In no particular order. I live in NJ so am fortunate to be able to see what I want. Rent was the first Broadway show I saw, that I can remember at least, so it will always be special.

Looking forward to seeing Dear Evan Hansen next month and from what I've heard, it will probably make my list.
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Old 01-21-2018, 03:57 PM
 
Location: Middle Tennessee
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A Chorus Line
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Old 01-23-2018, 06:38 PM
 
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I live in the NYC area and I've seen so many that I can't remember. Also many people here are posting about musicals? Do plays count? I also worked for broadway producers and none of their shows are on my favorite list.

I guess one of the most memorable musicals that I have seen was 1776 with the original cast. The revival in 1998? was very good too. Some of my friends went to see Hair, but I missed that one. Didn't see Oh Calcutta either. Never understood what the fuss was with A Little Night Music. I guess my favorite "recent' musical is Les Miserables. I have also seen the original French version.
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Old 01-23-2018, 06:43 PM
 
Location: Salt Lake City
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Well, of the biggies that run for years, "Les Mis." But of the less well-known ones, "La Cage aux Folles" with Kelsey Grammer as Georges was excellent. And I just saw (not on Broadway but with most of the original Broadway cast), "Bright Star." It was fabulous!
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Old 01-23-2018, 06:52 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Never mind. Didn't see mine on Broadway.
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Old 01-24-2018, 08:45 AM
 
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Never mind. Didn't see mine on Broadway.
OP said it could be on Broadway or touring productions.
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