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My Ultimate Broadway Playlist

Like many people, I have favorite songs from various Broadway shows. In fact I'm listening to some of them as I write this. Here are the songs that go on my playlist. They're my favorites from shows I've seen, show I want to see, or shows I love for other reasons. For the purpose of this list, I've organized them by show and where I can added a performance of one of the songs. Enjoy!


1. What Baking Can Do

2. Opening Up

3. She Used to Be Mine

Above: Betsy Wolfe, who now plays Jenna, singing "What Baking Can Do" in rehearsal


The Great Comet

1. Prologue

2. Sonya Alone

Above: The original off Broadway cast of The Great Comet performs "Prologue" at Broadway in Bryant Park


Come From Away

1. Me and the Sky

2. 38 Planes (Reprise)/Somewhere in the Middle of Nowhere

3. Welcome to the Rock

Above: Jenn Colella and cast performing "Me and the Sky"



1. Nobody

2. Welcome Home

Above: Laura Osnes singing "Welcome Home"



1. Naughty

2. Revolting Children

Above: The cast of Matilda performing "Revolting Children" at David Letterman



1. This Had Better Come to a Stop

2. I'm Breaking Down

3. A Day in Falsettoland

4. Unlikely Lovers

Above: Stephanie J. Block performing "I'm Breaking Down" at the 2017 Drama Desk Awards



1. Journey to the Past

2. We'll Go From There

3. Paris Holds the Key (To Your Heart)

4. My Petersburg

Above: "Paris Holds the Key (To Your Heart)" from the Original Broadway Cast Recording


Sunset Boulevard

1. Let's Have Lunch

Above: 1994 Cast Recording of "Let's Have Lunch"



1. Burn

2. Wait For It

3. Yorktown/The World Turned Upside Down

Above: The Original Broadway Cast of Hamilton performing "Wait for It".



1. Friend Like Me

2. Proud of Your Boy

3. Prince Ali

Above: The Original Broadway Cast performs "Friend Like Me" at the 2014 Tony Awards


The Lion King

1. I Just Can't Wait to Be King

2. Circle of Life

Above: The cast performs "The Circle of Life" at the 2008 Tony Awards


Finding Neverland

1. Something about this Night

2. Play

3. Stronger

Above: Finding Neverland trailer featuring "Something About This Night"


Cirque du Soleil Paramour

1. Reel Love

2. Honeymoon Days of Fame

Above: Original Broadway Cast performing Reel Love



1. For Good

2. No Good Deed

3. Defying Gravity

Above: Wicked tour commercial featuring Stephanie J. Block and Kendra Kassebaum singing "Defying Gravity"



1. Times Are Hard For Dreamers

Above: Video of Phillipa Soo singing "Times Are Hard For Dreamers" with the lyrics on screen


Dear Evan Hansen

1. Requiem

2. Anybody Have a Map?

3. You Will Be Found

4. Disappear

Above: "Anybody Have a Map" from the Original Broadway Cast Recording


School of Rock

1. Stick it to the Man

2. You're in the Band

Above: Cast of School of Rock sings "Stick it to the Man"


On Your Feet

1. Mega Mix

Above: Cast performs the finale medley ("Mega Mix") on GMA


The Color Purple

1. The Color Purple (Reprise)

Above: The revival cast performs "The Color Purple" on the Today Show


Hope you enjoyed some of my favorite songs from different shows! While this list is sure to expand in the future, I hope you enjoyed getting a taste of it for now.

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