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#21 stevepearman

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 06:51 AM

View Postcat123, on 25 October 2012 - 12:55 PM, said:

I also love 'Man Behind the Mask' from Zorro. Such an underated show that I thoroughly enjoyed. It deserved to do better. Look up tht song if you don't know it, it's beautiful.

I loved that show too. And I don't think the recording does it justice.

#22 JoshClark

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 07:36 AM

I can't pick just one, so here's my top 3:

One Day More(Les Miserables)
My Name(Oliver!)
NYC(Annie)
2012 THEATRE: Wizard of Oz, Blood Brothers, Sweeney Todd, Wicked

2013 THEATRE: Les Miserables, Rock of Ages, Peter and Alice, A Midsummer's Night Dream, Henry V, Billy Elliot, WWRY, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda

2014 Theatre: Another Country, Protest Song, Medea, Ballyturk, Once, Miss Saigon, The Pass, Birdland, Skylight, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Commitments, Memphis, Phantom, Coriolanus, Good People, A View From The Bridge, All My Sons, Blithe Spirit, The Crucible, Richard III, Water Babies

2013 TOURS: WWRY, Hairspray

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2013: Privates On Parades, Blood Brothers, Rock of Ages, War Horse, The Tale of the Englishman and the Afghan

2014: Hero, If I Need You Will You Come, Running For Gold, Romeo and Juliet, Oh Sherrie!, A View From The Bridge

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 10:19 AM



Tell me its not True from Blood Brothers.
Possibly the best ending ever of a musical, gets me everytime.

Closely followed by - Defying Gravity from the brilliant Wicked, One Day More from Les Mis and Electricity from Billy Elliott.

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 11:14 AM

I've already posted one, but I'm going to mentions some of my other favourites
Being Alive from Company
Red and Black and the Finale from Les Miserables
Epiphany from Sweeney Todd
Class from Chicago
Maybe This Time from Cabaret
Don't Do Sadness/Blue Wind from Spring Awakening
The Flesh Failures (Let the Sunshine) from Hair
Cop Song from Urinetown
Ever After from Bare: a Pop Opera
Music of the Night from The Phantom of the Opera
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Posted 27 October 2012 - 12:50 PM

Easy Terms (Blood Brothers)
Out Of Fashion (Taboo)
Stranger In This World (Taboo)
Why God? (Miss Saigon)
Her Or Me (Miss Saigon)
I Still Believe (Miss Saigon)
Empty Chairs At Empty Tables (Les Mis)
Bring Him Home (Les Mis)
Close Every Door (Joseph)
Boy From Nowhere (Matador)
Born To Be Me (Matador)
I'll Dress You In Mourning (Matador)

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 05:36 PM

For shear perfection of words and dots it has to be  "Something Wonderful" from the King and I, but I recently heard a song from the musical Benjamin, sung by Benjamin Franklyn's wife to her godson, and I was very moved by the performance and the song on Friday Night is Music Night.

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 06:07 PM

Endgame, Pity the Child & Anthem all from Chess

The Kind of Man I Am - Betty Blue Eyes

Mermaid - Aspects of Love

Till I Hear You Sing - Love Never Dies

Can We Start Again Please - Jesus Christ Superstar

You're Timeless to Me - Hairspray
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Posted 27 October 2012 - 07:41 PM

View PostJoshClark, on 27 October 2012 - 07:36 AM, said:

I can't pick just one,

I had trouble cutting it down to ten, and I didn't quite manage it because there are too many different reasons to love them. In no particular order, and with no more than one from each show:

Waltz for a Ball (Cinderella)
Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered (Pal Joey)
Send in the Clowns (A Little Night Music)
Way Out West (Babes In Arms)
The Nuttycracker Suite (Thoroughly Modern Millie)
The Ballet (Carousel)
On The S.S. Bernard Cohn (On A Clear Day You Can See Forever)
High Flying, Adored (Evita)
Hungry Men (110 in the Shade)
Girl, You're a Woman (The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas)
Dancing With Alice (Drat! The Cat!)
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Posted 27 October 2012 - 07:44 PM

I have so many;
  • He Whistled At Me - Original Starlight Express
  • Naughty - Matilda (never actually seen it but I love this song)
  • One Vision - We Will Rock You
  • Harden My Heart/Shadows Of The Night - Rock Of Ages
  • Memory - Cats
  • Bustopher Jones - Cats
  • A Lotta Locomotion - Oringinal Starlight Express
I'll probably think of more later... :)
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Posted 27 October 2012 - 09:53 PM

This is very hard to narrow down, but here are some of my favourites, other than those mentioned already.

This is the Moment - Jekyll and Hyde
Love Changes Everything - Aspects of Love
The Impossible Dream - Man of La Mancha
The Last Midnight - Into the Woods
Aquarius - Hair

Interestingly these are all from shows I have seen only once or not at all, rather than my favourite shows.
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