The Greatest Broadway Musicals Ever Performed on Stage

If you’ve ever been to a Broadway musical, then you’ll know that nothing comes close to these show-stopping productions. While movie theatres may try to compete, nothing can beat the electric atmosphere, unforgettable show tunes, dancing choreography, amazing stories, enthralling plot and world-class performers you’ll find in a Broadway production.

The best part about these classic musicals is that each show features the best stars around, who are all waiting to transport you into their world of musical entertainment. The other bonus is that each theater production is live, unique and different from the last, so you can never see the same show twice.

We know each musical is memorable and holds a special place for most of us. But we’ve compiled a list the greatest and most iconic musical productions ever to hit Broadway, from every genre. So get ready to scroll.

Les Miserables

Les Miserables is affectionately known as Les Mis, and this musical is bound to pull on your heartstrings. Adapted from the French novel by Victor Hugo, this magnificent production is set is 19th Century France and now holds the crown and has become the second-longest running musicals in the world.



Les Miserables portrays the story of a French peasant, Jean Valjean. After serving nineteen years in prison for stealing a loaf of bread, Jean makes the decision to break parole and start a new life, but an inspector is constantly tracking him. The story is set against the backdrop of the French revolution and continues to dazzle Broadway audiences with the show.