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WOS Top 100 Musicals – 100 to 51

The first half of our top 100 musicals
The first half of our top 100 musicals
Following thousands of submissions from WOS readers, we’re ready to unveil the first half of the WOS Top 100 – here are the shows coming in in the bottom 50! Given how many musicals are around, even ranking on here is pretty excellent going. Wait til tomorrow to find out what came out on top!


The 2022 cast of Grease
The 2022 cast of Grease
© Manual Harlan

51. Grease, 52. Fiddler on the Roof, 53. South Pacific, 54. Merrily We Roll Along, 55. Legally Blonde, 56. Groundhog Day, 57. Sunset Boulevard, 58. Ragtime, 59. Aspects of Love, 60. My Fair Lady

Beverley Knight as Deloris van Cartier and Jennifer Saunders as Mother Superior
Beverley Knight as Deloris van Cartier and Jennifer Saunders as Mother Superior
© Manuel Harlan

61. Once, 62. Billy Elliot the Musical, 63. Sunday in the Park with George, 64. Moulin Rouge! The Musical, 65. Annie, 66. & Juliet, 67. The Producers, 68. Sister Act, 69. Hair, 70. A Chorus Line

 Paige Peddie, Natalie Kassanga, Nicole Raquel Dennis
Paige Peddie, Natalie Kassanga, Nicole Raquel Dennis
© Matt Crockett

71. Fun Home, 72. We Will Rock You, 73. Avenue Q, 74. Oliver!, 75. Hedwig and the Angry Inch, 76. Singin’ in the Rain, 77. La Cage aux Folles, 78. Crazy for You, 79. Dreamgirls, 80. Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Ben Joyce in Back to the Future
Ben Joyce in Back to the Future
© Sean Ebsworth Barnes

81. Assassins, 82 Back to the Future the Musical, 83. Barnum, 84. A Little Night Music, 85. Frozen, 86. Falsettos, 87. Next to Normal, 88. Bonnie and Clyde, 89. Half a Sixpence, 90. The Music Man

A previous production of Disney's Aladdin
A previous production of Disney’s Aladdin
© Deen van Meer

91. Parade, 92. The Color Purple, 93. Aladdin, 94. The Scottsboro Boys, 95. Priscilla Queen of the Desert , 96. From Here to Eternity, 97. Top Hat, 98. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, 99. Sweet Charity, 100. Pippin

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Aspects of Love

Closed: 19 August 2023

Groundhog Day

Closed: 19 August 2023

Bonnie and Clyde

Closed: 20 May 2023

Grease

Closed: 28 October 2023

Sister Act

Performances begin: 29 April 2024

Back to the Future

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