The Top 10 Shows on Broadway 2011 By Maggie Lohmiller
Sister Act Sister Act opened in April, 2011 and ten days later was nominated for a Tony. Photo courtesy of www.broadway.com.
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.
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.
Chicago Chicago has been performed in 11 different languages and has recordings in four different languages. Photo courtesy of www.broadway.com.
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.
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
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.
Wicked The widely acclaimed musical Wicked won three Tony’s including ‘Best Leading Actress’ for IdinaMenzel’s performance. Photo courtesy of www.broadway.com.
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
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