“All the World’s a Stage, and All the Men and Women Merely Players” – 10 of the Best Musical Theater Songs Ever

The musical theater produces some artistic gems, every year. The emotional dynamics involved in the live performance, complemented by the fact that theater actors sing, dance, and act at the same time, with incredible panache, make this kind of music forms, one of the best. Some of these songs are so good, they deserve more recognition than they usually get, and that’s why in this article, we share 10 of the best musical theater songs ever:

“On the Street Where You Live” From “My Fair Lady”

There are multiple iconic songs in the movie My Fair Lady about a young female who gets trapped in the social experiment of a rich man. On the Steer Where You Live is an apt name for a song where a young man threatens to keep sitting on a woman’s doorstep until she gets out and sees him.


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However, if you try to look past the stalkerish premise of the song, you find it beautiful. While Freddy sings about his love for Eliza Doolittle for staying true to herself, Henry Higgins continues shouting at her to see her slippers. Additionally, the song also describes the beautiful tree-laden streets of London.