The Top 10 Shows on Broadway in 2011

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The top 10 musical productions that are currently running on Broadway.

The top 10 musical productions that are currently running on Broadway.

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  • 1. The Top 10 Shows on Broadway 2011
    By Maggie Lohmiller
  • 2. Sister Act
    Sister Act opened in April, 2011 and ten days later was nominated for a Tony.
    Photo courtesy of www.broadway.com.
  • 3. The Addams Family
    A show about a creepy and kooky family was created after the single-panel cartoon by Charles Addams. Photo courtesy of www.broadway.com.
  • 4. Memphis
    Memphis is based on the 1950’s disc jockey Dewey Phillips that was originally staged at the North Shore Theater in Beverly, Massachusetts. Photo courtesy of www.broadway.com.
  • 5. Chicago
    Chicago has been performed in 11 different languages and has recordings in four different languages.
    Photo courtesy of www.broadway.com.
  • 6. The Book of Mormon
    The Book of Mormon is a controversial satire written by the creators of the animated television show ‘South Park.’
    Photos courtesy of www.broadway.com.
  • 7. Mary Poppins
    Mary Poppins is an iconic Disney movie brought to the stage in 2004. Astute audience members may notice slight differences between the movie and stage production, but the beloved musical numbers remain the same.
    Photo courtesy of www.broadway.com
  • 8. Jersey Boys
    The 2005 musical chronicles the success of the band the 1960’s band The Four Seasons. The show is now being filmed as a cinematic movie which is expected to be in theaters next year. Photo courtesy of www.broadway.com.
  • 9. Wicked
    The widely acclaimed musical Wicked won three Tony’s including ‘Best Leading Actress’ for IdinaMenzel’s performance. Photo courtesy of www.broadway.com.
  • 10. Spider Man: Turn Off the Dark
    Director Julie Taymor has a new adventure on the classic marvel comic that has been popular for the past 40 years. Photo courtesy of www.broadway.com
  • 11. The Lion King
    The Lion King has been seen by 30 million people. There are 232 puppets used in the show representing over 25 different species of animals. Photo courtesy of www.broadway.com