There are currently 22 musicals running on Broadway. Main Broadway, not off-Broadway; that would skew this tally considerably. But here we go.
- 45% are based on films, television shows, books, or plays.
- 27% are jukebox musicals.
- 27% are musicals I’ve seen (22% seen on tour, 4% seen actually in New York).
- 22% won their respective Tony (Best Musical or Best Revival of a Musical).
- 18% have been running 10+ years.
- Only 13% are revivals.
- 13% are original material.
- 9% were in part written by Sir Elton John.
- 4% (a whopping one musical) is an original musical that is not a revival.
- 4% are something I’d want to see and have not already seen.
–your fangirl heroine.