This was in the comment section of a New York Times piece called “What Do You Remember From the First Time You Saw ‘Phantom of the Opera?’”
It trumped all others.
musical theatre female character meme (day 2)
→ a supporting female character: anita
a collection of showtunes about family and friends having fun or being sad or loving each other or hating each other because non-romantic relationships are just as important to the plot
1. with a little help from my friends - across the universe / 2. jet song - west side story / 3. together again - young frankenstein / 4. what it means to be a friend - 13 5. no matter what - beauty & the beast / 6. five forever - little women / 7. maybe - next to normal / 8. king of new york - newsies / 9. drink with me - les miserables / 10. ‘til him - the producers / 11. secondary characters - [title of show] / 12. don’t let me go - shrek / 13. old friends - merrily we roll along / 14. light of the world - godspell / 15. stuck together - catch me if you can / 16. some kinda time - dogfight / 17. for good - wicked / 18. friendship - anything goes / 19. positive - legally blonde / 20. my junk - spring awakening / 21. the power in me - twisted / 22. there is life outside your apartment - avenue q / 23. take what you got - kinky boots / 24. finale b - rent / 25. we go together (reprise) - grease