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Best Broadway Musicals of the 1960s

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Rated 11 points - posted 10 years ago by plink in category Music.
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The Sound of Music Report Abuse
The hills are alive...
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Hair Report Abuse
Let the Sunshine.
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Funny Girl Report Abuse
Would have won a slew of Tony Awards were it not for Hello, Dolly!
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Gypsy Report Abuse
Frank Rich calls Gypsy musical theatre's answer to King Lear....
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Oliver! Report Abuse
Songs inclue Where is Love, Who WIll Buy?, I'd Do Anything, Consider Yourself, and Fine Life. A truly brilliant score.
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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Report Abuse
Funny because it's mostly true...
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Cabaret Report Abuse
The scope, style, and significance of this musical make it the most important musical of the decade.
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Hello, Dolly! Report Abuse
Instant classic. Broadway magic.
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Fiddler on the Roof Report Abuse
Tradition.
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Mame Report Abuse
A silly musical that was a big hit due in large part to Angela Lansbury and Beatrice Arthur.
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Sweet Charity Report Abuse
Bob Fosse directed this show to 12 tony nominations in 1966
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The Apple Tree Report Abuse
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Bye Bye Birdie Report Abuse
Great broadway tunes, though somewhat low on substance...
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1776 Report Abuse
Tony Award Best Musical, 1969.
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Once Upon A Mattress Report Abuse
Perhaps you've heard the song "Shy"....
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Hallelujah, Baby! Report Abuse
Winner of 5 Tony Awards including Best Musical
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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Report Abuse
Company Tonight.
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Fiorello! Report Abuse
Tied for Best Musical with The Sound of Music and is one of only eight other musicals to also win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
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Zorba Report Abuse
Kander and Ebb take on Zorba the Greek.
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The Impossible Dream
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