The 25 American Musicals That Are Often Overlooked

Here is a list of 25 American musicals that are often ignored, overlooked or have been forgotten.


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Outstanding Musicals

1.   Guys & Dolls by Frank Loesser


2.   La Cage Aux Folles by Jerry Herman


3.   Annie by Charles Strouse & Martin Charnin


4.   Grand Hotel by Robert Wright, George Forrest & Maury Yeston

5.   Ragtime by Stephen Flaherty & Lynn Aherns


6.   Kiss of The Spider Woman – The Musical by John Kander & Fred Ebb


7. Me and My Girl by Noel Gay & Douglas Furber


8.   The Will Rogers Follies by Cy Coleman, Betty Comden & Adolph Green


9.   My One & Only by George & Ira Gershwin


10.  The Most Happy Fella by Frank Loesser


11. Cabaret by John Kander & Fred Ebb


12. George M! by George M. Cohan


13.  The Pajama Game by Richard Adler & Jerry Ross


14.  Damn Yankees by Richard Adler & Jerry Ross


15.  Irma La Douce by Marguerite Monnot, Julian More, David Heneker  & Monty Norman


16.  Man of La Mancha by Mitch Leigh & Joe Darion


17. Mame by Jerry Herman


18.  Kiss Me, Kate by Cole Porter


19.  Chicago by John Kinder & Fred Ebb


20.  A Tree Grows In Brooklyn by Arthur Schwartz & Dorothy Fields


21. The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Rupert Holmes


22.  I Do! I Do! by Harvey Schmidt & Tom Jones


23.  1776 by Sherman Edwards & Peter Stone


24.  Into The Woods by Stephen Sondheim


25.  Miss Saigon by Claude-Michel Schonberg, Richard Maltby, Jr. & Alain Boublil