Top 10 musicals. (the order is pretty relevant) ➝ 01. Across the universe (USA, 2007)
The music of the Beatles and the Vietnam War form the backdrop for the romance between an upper-class American girl and a poor Liverpudlian artist.
Top 10 musicals. (the order is pretty relevant) ➝ 02. Mozart, l’opéra rock (France, 2009)
It tells the story of the life and death of Wolfgang A. Mozart. From his encounter with his first love to his travel in Paris. From his mother’s death to his success. From his happy wedding to his rivalry with Antonio Salieri.
3 songs : Six pieds sous terre (Melissa Mars & Diane Dassigny as Alyozia and Constanze Weber) ; Place, je passe (Mikelangelo Loconte as Wolfgang A. Mozart); L’assasymphonie (Florent Mothe as Antonio Salieri)
Top 10 musicals. (the order is pretty relevant) ➝ 03. Moulin Rouge ! (Australia, 2001)
A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets in this stylish musical, with music drawn from familiar 20th century sources. .
Top 10 musicals. (the order is pretty relevant) ➝ 04. Starmania (France, 1979)
In a near future, the West is more than one country. In a world where terrorism and totalitarianism ghosts hover, three love stories are experienced in parallel. Everyone will have to decide what to do with their life.
Top 10 musicals. (the order is pretty relevant) ➝ 05. Chicago (USA, 1975)
Murderesses Velma Kelly (a chanteuse and tease who killed her husband and sister after finding them in bed together) and Roxie Hart (who killed her boyfriend when she discovered he wasn’t going to make her a star) find themselves on death row together and fight for the fame that will keep them from the gallows in 1920s Chicago.
Top 10 musicals. (the order is pretty relevant) ➝ 06. Notre Dame de Paris (France, 1998)
In 1482, Gringoire, troubadour, tells the story he witnessed. Gypsies, led by Clopin, arrive in Paris and settle but that doesn’t please Frollo, Archbishop of the Cathedral of Notre Dame. Using the power of the Church, he convinces Phoebus, leader of knight archers of the king to expel them. But he hadn’t expected that among the strangers, would be a young woman which falls in love with Phoebus named Esmeralda. She is very pretty, has the protection of Clopin and is the “Queen of the Court of Miracles” … Naïve, she falls in love with the handsome knight, unaware that she has also become the “target” of two others.
Top 10 musicals. (the order is pretty relevant) ➝ 07. Grease (USA, 1978)
Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they’re now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance ?
3 songs : You are the one that I want (Olivia Newton-John & John Travolta as Sandy & Danny) ; Summer Nights (Olivia Newton-John & John Travolta as Sandy & Danny) ; There are worse things I could do (Stockard Channing as Betty Rizzo)
Top 10 musicals. (the order is pretty relevant) ➝ 08. Hair (USA, 1967)
It tells a story about Claude, a young man from Oklahoma who comes to New York City. There he strikes up a friendship with a group of hippies, led by Berger, and falls in love with Sheila, a girl from a rich family. However, their happiness is short because Claude must go to the Vietnam war.
Top 10 musicals. (the order is pretty relevant) ➝ 09. West Side Story (USA, 1957)
Musical adaptation of Romeo and Juliet set in New York City, where rival street gangs (the Jets and the Sharks) battle for territory and respect. Is the love affair between former Jets leader Tony, and Maria, sister to Sharks’ leader Bernardo, doomed to failure ?
Top 10 musicals. (the order is pretty relevant) ➝ 10. Cléôpatre, la dernière reine d’Egypte (France, 2009)
The show tells the story of the last queen of Egypt, Cleopatra VII, when she met Caesar and seduces him, until his death. Then she falls in love with Anthony and fight against Roma.