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Top 10 Must See New York Broadway Musicals

Big Apple – New York fans, travelers and residents, are you craving the swell of a classic orchestra or a politically infused hip-hop beat? unFOMO has you covered with the top 10 must see new Broadway Musicals ready to make a dent on the Great White Way (that is of course if you can snag a ticket! #giveawayCOMING)

10. School of Rock

School of Rock, The Broadway Musical

School of Rock, The Broadway Musical

This show rocks, no question about it! Based on the contemporary classic film starring Jack Black, this show will fill your heart, soul and ears with everything that is awesome— kids rocking out, amazing new Andrew Lloyd Webber songs and an inspiring story. Rock on

9. Disaster!

Disaster!, The Broadway Musical

Disaster!, The Broadway Musical

Love a good 1970 disaster flick? Love disco and classic ‘70s tunes? Love to literarily LOL? Then hop on board and grab a ticket to Disaster! This new musical truly lives up to its exclamation point.

8. Bright Star

Bright Star, The Broadway Musical

Bright Star, The Broadway Musical

Take out your banjo and hitch a ride with Grammy winners Steve Martin and Edie Brickell to the new original musical Bright Star. With a moving story about love and redemption combined with music full of rhythm and soul, this musical shines.

7. Tuck Everlasting

Tuck Everlasting, The Broadway Musical

Tuck Everlasting, The Broadway Musical

Since we can’t live forever, buy your ticket to spend a night with the Tuck family now! This brand new musical based on the classic novel will take you on journey full of laughs and tears that you will always remember.

6. The Color Purple

Color Purple, The Broadway Musical

Color Purple, The Broadway Musical

Catch Jennifer Hudson in this stunning revival based on the classic American novel. The moving characters will pull at your heart strings and your soul will soar along with the jazz, ragtime and gospel score.

5. Shuffle Along, or, the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed

Shuffle Along, The Broadway Musical

Shuffle Along, The Broadway Musical

If watching 6-time Tony Winner Audra McDonald isn’t enough to get you into those velvet seats, then this reimagining of the transformative Jazz Age musical that brought African-American artists such as Josephine Baker and Paul Robeson to an uptown audience no doubt will.

4. Fiddler on the Roof

Fiddler On The Roof, The Broadway Musical

Fiddler On The Roof, The Broadway Musical

Sounds crazy no? The international favorite is back on Broadway but feels fresher than ever. In this stunning revival with exquisite performances and masterful choreography, you will want to be toasting To Life!

3. She Loves Me

She Loves Me, The Broadway Musical

She Loves Me, The Broadway Musical

Are classic romantic comedies more your speed? Then buy a ticket to She Loves Me and write about it to your secret pen pal. Chuck’s Zachary Levi and Broadway’s favorite soprano Laura Benanti star as romantic pen pals in this classic musical full of show-stopping dance numbers and beautiful ballads.

2. Waitress

Waitress, The Broadway Musical

Waitress, The Broadway Musical

Have you had the pop melodies of Sara Bareilles in your earbuds for years? Then order a ticket to Waitress. The new musical based on the Adrienne Shelly film starring Keri Russell as a small town waitress baking her overflowing emotions into pies, is sweet as apple pie and full of heart

1. Hamilton

Hamilton, The Broadway Musical

Hamilton, The Broadway Musical

Must we say more? Fresh off his freestyle rap with POTUS himself, Lin-Manuel Miranda, the star and writer, of this wave-making new musical based on the American founding fathers with a contemporary Hip-Hop score is the place to be. If you can get a ticket for 2017, trust unFOMO and buy it without hesitation!

Manuel Miranda in the title role of the musical "Hamilton" at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York.

Hamilton, The Broadway Musical (Source: Sara Krulwich/The New York Times)

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