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Top 5 Musicals

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


Jersey Boys.  

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.

Jersey Boys
August Wilson Theater, 245 W. 52nd St., nr. Broadway; 212-639-6200
Seven-plus years into its run, this tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons is still a nightly sellout.

Once
Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, 242 W. 45th St., nr. Eighth Ave.; 212-239-6200
It may be a stage adaptation of a 2006 movie-musical, but the leads, Arthur Darvill and Joanna Christie, more than freshen things up—they present the credible illusion of a First Time.

Pippin
Music Box Theatre, 239 W. 45th St., nr. Broadway; 212-239-6200
More than 40 years after it first bowed on Broadway, Stephen Schwartz’s musical about a confused royal heir searching for meaning in the world returns in a production featuring circus acrobatics and magical illusions.

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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