July 20, 2020


The first 10 minutes of a musical are crucial - Opening Numbers can make or break your theatrical experience. So the question is, what makes a good Opening Number?

Tara and Stefania break down the necessary components to starting a show off right, as well as rank their personal favourites.

Let us start your week off right with this new episode!


"Omigod You Guys" - Legally Blonde the Musical (Original Broadway Cast Recording)

"Willkommen" - Cabaret (New Broadway Cast Recording)

"Magic to Do" - Pippin (New Broadway Cast Recording)

"Welcome To The Rock" - Come From Away (Original Broadway Cast Recording)

"Alexander Hamilton" -Hamilton (Original Broadway Cast Recording) 

"Opening: I Hope I Get It" - A Chorus Line - 40th Anniversary Celebration (Original Broadway Cast Recording) 

"Circle of Life" - The Lion King (Original Broadway Cast Recording)

"Company" -Company (2006 Broadway Revival Cast)

"It's Your Wedding Day" - The Wedding Singer (Original Broadway Cast Recording)

"Selling Out" - American Psycho The Musical (Youtube)

"Hello!" - The Book Of Mormon (Original Broadway Cast Recording)

"Beautiful" - Heathers: The Musical (World Premiere Cast Recording)

"Valjean's Soliloquy (Live)" - Les Misérables 10th Anniversary Concert

"Tradition" - Fiddler on the Roof (2016 Broadway Cast Recording)

"Welcome to the Renaissance" - Something Rotten! (Original Broadway Cast Recording)

"Side Show: Act I: The Midway: Come Look At the Freaks" - Side Show: Original Cast Recording

"The Greatest Show"  - The Greatest Showman (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

"Ex-Wives" - Six: The Musical (Studio Cast Recording)

"Welcome to the Moulin Rouge!" - Moulin Rouge! The Musical (Original Broadway Cast Recording)

"Another Day of Sun" - La La Land (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

"Opening Up" - Waitress (Original Broadway Cast Recording)

"Platt Brothers' Graduate Together Performance" - XQ America (Youtube)

"Opening: A New World" - Songs for a New World (New York City Center 2018 Encores! Off-Center Cast Recording)

All music tracks used for educational and entertainment purposes only.

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