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A-Z Listing Of Broadway Musicals Playing In NYC Right Now

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‘Music touches us where words alone can’t’, is a famous quote, an established fact and feeling of many. It reinforces our faith in the power of music. This is perhaps the reason why music has been a part of dramatic presentations since times immemorial. Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that blends various forms of expression. Some are singing, dancing, acting, dialogue delivering etc. and technical aspects of entertainment. Myriad of emotions like love, humour, anger, pride,empathy and many others are communicated flawlessly through the medium of Musicals.

Western musical theatre emerged during the 19th century and caught up momentum in the early 20th century. They were then called ‘Broadway Musicals’. Broadway Musicals are presented in about 40 professional theatres with 500 or more seats. These theatres are located in the Theater District and Lincoln Center along Broadway, Midtown Manhattan in New York City. They have enormously influenced American popular culture.

Broadway musicals are all about stunning stage setups, dynamic scene changes, bright lights, exclusive costumes, incredible live singing, dancing and acting. Coupled with these are technology gimmicks. These factors make the Broadway Musicals an absolute favourite with not just theatre and music lovers but also common people.

Here's our list of Broadway musicals in New York City that one just cannot miss:

Broadway Musicals

To discover other shows on Broadway, check out our guide on the Best Broadway shows in New York. There are tons of other Off Broadway shows as well that you can consider! The choice is all yours!

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