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Rank the Best Musical Winners of the 70s!

I changed the name because it fits better and now people won’t get mad at me for not including one specific musical. But anyway, the 70s, is the decade most know for starting the contemporary musical, so which is the best?

#1 Sweeney Todd

Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's story of the vengeful barber and his pie making accomplice is a inticing as it is thrilling with a total of 9 Tony Awards!

111 points
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#2 A Chorus Line

A heartwarming story about people's stories. Songs like "One" and "What I did for Love" have stayed in the musical age for decades and show no signs of leaving. A Chorus Line, in its original production, won a total of 9 Tony Awards!

88 points
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#3 The Wiz!

The Wiz, inspired by L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, has songs that make you smile, songs that make you cry and songs that make you dance while you ease on down the road!

87 points
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#4 Ain’t Misbehavin’

A rather underrated musical in my opinion, Ain't Misbehavin' is arguably the first "big" jukebox musical. 5 performers in a Harlem nightclub showcase many songs by the black composer Fats Waller in a night of absolute joy!

51 points
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#5 Company

Company, the musical I would say started the contemporary revolution, is a writing masterpiece by George Furth and Stephen Sondheim, with songs that are classics to me, classics to you (probably), and a story that truly is about being alive!

45 points
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#6 Raisin

A Raisin in the Sun is a landmark in playwrighting. And then it was a musical. That musical didn't stray away from what the original play said about race in America!

39 points
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#7 A Little Night Music

A Little Night Music's waltz score is truly angelic. This score includes the hit song "Send in the Clowns" which has become an icon of Broadway. Truly another masterpiece by Stephen Sondheim!

25 points
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#8 Applause

With a Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Lee Adams, Applause is a story of theatre and fame that gets its basis from the successful Academy Award winning film All About Eve!

-11 points
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#9 Two Gentlemen of Verona

Probably the most unexpected play to be adapted into a musical, Two Gentlemen of Verona is worth the watch, with one of the most hilarious books out there and one of the earliest examples of a rock musicals to exist!

-29 points
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#10 Annie

Annie, the classic musical about the orphan in a red dress with a pet dog, is probably the most iconic show on this list. And with a total of 7 Tony Awards, 2 film adaptations and songs like "Tomorrow", "It's a Hard Knock Life" and "Maybe", it's easy to see why!

-55 points
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