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What is your ultimate musical theatre tearjerker?

Grab a box of tissues and cast your mind back to the last time you sobbed in the stalls

Wicked, Rent, Les Misérables
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Whether it's Phillip Hamilton's untimely passing or Evan Hansen's clarion call, Collins and Angel confessing their love to each other or Anita and Maria's heart-to-heart, musicals are often built on their ability to leave us in a sobbing mess.

We want to know your ultimate musical theatre tearjerker, whether its a whole song, specific lyric or moment of dialogue, let us know below and we'll round up the nation's favourites.


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