6 of the Must-See Musicals of All Time

A Chorus Line

This award winning musical was a big hit in Broadway. It depicts the story and travails of dancers as they get ready to audition for a spot in a chorus line for a Broadway musical.

Les Misérables

Les Miserables is a musical based on the novel written by Victor Hugo. It won Best Musical and other accolades at the Tony Awards in 1987. The story revolves around a former prisoner Jean Valjean and his struggles for redemption.

Phantom of the Opera

Another Tony Awards winner, Phantom of the Opera was chosen as Best Musical in 1988. It is the story of a musical genius hiding his disfigurement behind a mask and his obsession with a soprano of an opera house in Paris.

The Lion King

Another Best Musical entry on this list, The Lion King is based on the iconic Disney animated film of the same title released in 1994. It tells the story of an African lion prince who suffered from the tragic loss of his father and was tricked into exile by Scar, the evil brother of his father.

West Side Story

This musical is inspired by the story of Romeo & Juliet. It is a tale surrounding teenage gangs in conflict with each other.


Wicked is the story of the Wicked Witch of the West in the famed tale of The Wizard of Oz. It takes a glimpse into the untold story of the witch.