These have been voted the top 10 best musicals - is your favourite among them?

Thursday, 2nd July 2020, 12:52 pm
Updated Thursday, 2nd July 2020, 12:52 pm

Musicals remain a big hit across the world.

As Hamilton hits Disney+ channel, some 4,446 fans picked their favourite out of 100 shows staged in the past 20 years.

The top 10 are:

1 Hamilton – 26%It tells the story of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. Hit songs include History Has Its Eyes on You and Ten Duel Commandments.

2 Wicked – 16%Retelling of the 1900 novel The Wonderful Wizard and the 1939 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film The Wizard of Oz.

It tells the story of two unlikely friends - the Wicked Witch of the West and Galinda, the Good Witch. Hits include Popular and Defying Gravity.

3 Mamma Mia! – 15%Jukebox musical featuring Abba hits. A young woman wants to know who her father is so invites three candidates to her wedding.

4 Book of Mormon – 14%The Book of Mormon follows two Latter-day Saints missionaries as they attempt to preach the faith to the inhabitants of a remote Ugandan village. Hits include Hello and Two by Two

5 Hairspray – 11%Tracy Turnblad bids to be a TV dance star. Hit songs include You Can’t Stop the Beat and I Can Hear the Bells.

6 Waitress – 5%The story of Jenna Hunterson, a baker and waitress in an abusive relationship with her husband Earl. Hit songs include Opening Up and Everything Changes.

7 The Rocky Horror Picture Show – 5%The real cult deal, two students stumbling into a house of horrors. Hit songs include Time Warp.

8 Legally Blonde: The Musical – 5%The ditsy girlfriend of a scholar joins him at law school. Hits include Serious.

9 Phantom of the Opera – 4%A disfigured impresario falls for a beautiful singer, Hit songs include Music of the Night.

10 Mary Poppins – 1%A magical nanny arrives in London to look after two well-off children. Hit songs include Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.

Survey by OnBuy.com