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Top 5 Musicals

Broadway hits come and go, but these five have become perennial favorites with musical fans.


The King and I  

Book of Mormon
Eugene O’Neill Theatre, 230 W. 49th St., nr. Eighth Ave.; 212-239-6200
From the creators of South Park comes this blockbuster about two mismatched Mormon boys sent on a mission far from the confines of Salt Lake City.

The King and I
Vivian Beaumont Theater, 150 W. 65th St., nr. Broadway; 212-362-7600
The classic musical returns to Broadway and it’s darker, richer, and sadder than you remember, but still, a wonder.

Something Rotten!
St. James Theatre, 246 W. 44th St., nr. Eighth Ave.; 212- 239-6295
This musical comedy, from director and choreographer Casey Nicholaw, who had a hand in The Drowsy Chaperone, The Book of Mormon, and Spamalot, leaves audiences in a fit of laughter.

Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Belasco Theatre, 111 W. 44th St., nr. Sixth Ave.; 212-239-6200
With a revolving door of Hedwigs, this show is constantly reinventing itself, but always rocking.

Aladdin
New Amsterdam Theater, 214 W. 42nd St., nr. Eighth Ave.; 212-282-2900
The Disney classic is finally brought to the stage with a score by Alan Menken, in a jaw-dropping and magical production.

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