The 67th Tony Awards ceremony is happening this coming Sunday, June 9 in New York City so in respect to this, we offer you a set of recognized tunes that have echoed through the theatres of Broadway. Enjoy!
Named after Antoinette Perry, co-founder of the American Theatre Wing, The Antoinette Perry Awards for Exellence in Theatre (or more commonly known as the Tony Awards) is an annual event to recognize the achievements in Broadway theatre. Hosted by the legen-(wait for it)-dary! Neil Patrick Harris, this year’s awards ceremony is going to be held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
And to keep you guys occupied until Sunday, this week’s offered playlist is a compilation of the OBCRs (Original Broadway Cast Recording) from the musicals that won or were nominated for the Tony Award for Best Musical through the years.
Cool from West Side Story (Nominated, 1958)
My Favorite Things from The Sound of Music (Winner, 1960)
Don’t Rain On My Parade from Funny Girl (Nominated, 1964)
Summer Nights from Grease (Nominated, 1972)
One from A Chorus Line (Winner, 1976)
Cell Block Tango from Chicago (Nominated, 1976)
One Night Only from Dreamgirls (Nominated, 1982)
Memory from Cats (Winner, 1983)
On My Own from Les Misérables (Winner, 1987)
The Music of the Night from The Phantom of the Opera (Winner, 1988)
Rent from RENT (Winner, 1996)
You Can’t Stop The Beat from Hairspray (Winner, 2003)
It Sucks To Be Me from Avenue Q (Winner, 2004)
For Good from Wicked (Nominated, 2004)
Totally Fucked from Spring Awakening (Winner, 2007)
So, what do you guys think? Are there other songs that you feel should’ve made the cut? Share them below!
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