Musicals of the 2010s – A Complete Ordered List

The musicals of the 2010s were full of surprises and often based on other pieces of work, especially movies and music albums. A few popular trends at the time included country, Disney, Dave Malloy, Lin-Manuel Miranda, musicals set in the 1960s, pop/rock, song cycles, and jukebox musicals.

The 2010s are a part of the contemporary musical theatre time period. The most notable modern musicals of the decade are included below.


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Contents:

2010 Musicals

2011 Musicals

2012 Musicals

2013 Musicals

2014 Musicals

2015 Musicals

2016 Musicals

2017 Musicals

2018 Musicals

2019 Musicals


2010 Musicals

Band Geeks

Music/Lyrics: Mark Allen, Gaby Alter  Book: Tommy Newman, Gordon Greenberg

Musical Type: Contemporary (2010)


Elf

Music: Matthew Sklar  Lyrics: Chad Beguelin  Book: Bob Martin, Thomas Meehan

Musical Type: Contemporary (2010)


Freckleface Strawberry

Music/Lyrics/Book: Gary Kupper  Book: Rose Caiola

Musical Type: Contemporary (2010)


Heathers

Music/Lyrics/Book: Laurence O’Keefe, Kevin Murphy

Musical Type: Contemporary (2010)


In Transit

Music/Lyrics/Book: Kristen Anderson-Lopez, James-Allen Ford, Russ Kaplan, Sara Wordsworth

Musical Type: Contemporary (2010)


James and the Giant Peach

Music: Justin Paul  Lyrics: Benj Pasek  Book: Timothy Allen McDonald

Musical Type: Contemporary (2010)


Leap of Faith

Music: Alan Menken  Lyrics/Book: Glenn Slater  Book: Janus Cercone

Musical Type: Contemporary (2010)


Lend Me a Tenor

Music: Brad Carroll  Lyrics/Book: Peter Sham

Musical Type: Contemporary (2010)


Love Never Dies

Music/Book: Andrew Lloyd Webber  Lyrics/Book: Glen Slater  Book: Ben Elton, Frederick Forsyth

Musical Type: Contemporary (2010)


Love Story

Music/Lyrics: Howard Goodall  Lyrics/Book: Stephen Clark

Musical Type: Contemporary (2010)


Matilda

Music/Lyrics: Tim Minchin  Book: Dennis Kelly

Musical Type: Contemporary (2010)


Nevermore

Music/Lyrics/Book: Jonathan Christenson

Musical Type: Contemporary (2010)


Nunset Boulevard

Music/Lyrics/Book: Dan Goggin

Musical Type: Contemporary (2010)


See Rock City and Other Destinations

Music: Brad Alexander  Lyrics/Book: Adam Mathias

Musical Type: Contemporary/Song Cycle (2010)


Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark

Music/Lyrics: Bono, The Edge  Book: Julie Taymor, Glen Berger, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

Musical Type: Contemporary (2010)


The Burnt Part Boys

Music: Chris Miller  Lyrics: Nathan Tysen  Book: Mariana Elder

Musical Type: Contemporary (2010)


The Scottsboro Boys

Music: John Kander  Lyrics: Fred Ebb  Book: David Thompson

Musical Type: Contemporary (2010)


Venice

Music/Lyrics: Matt Sax  Lyrics/Book: Eric Rosen

Musical Type: Contemporary (2010)


Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Music/Lyrics: David Yazbek  Book: Jeffrey Lane

Musical Type: Contemporary (2010)


2011 Musicals

A Minister’s Wife

Music: Joshua Schmidt  Lyrics: Jan Levy-Tranen  Book: Austin Pendleton

Musical Type: Contemporary (2011)


Aladdin

Music: Alan Menken  Lyrics/Book: Chad Beguelin  Lyrics: Tim Rice, Howard Ashman

Musical Type: 1992 Film/Contemporary Musical (2011)


Betty Blue Eyes

Music: George Stiles  Lyrics: Anthony Drewe  Book: Ron Cowen, Daniel Lipman

Musical Type: Contemporary (2011)


Bring It On

Music/Lyrics: Tom Kitt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Amanda Green  Book: Jeff Whitty

Musical Type: Contemporary (2011)


Death Takes a Holiday

Music/Lyrics: Maury Yeston  Book: Peter Stone, Thomas Meehan

Musical Type: Contemporary (2011)


Disaster!

Music/Lyrics: Various  Book: Jack Plotnick, Seth Rudetsky

Musical Type: Contemporary/Jukebox (2011)


Doctor Zhivago

Music: Lucy Simon  Lyrics: Michael Korie, Amy Powers

Musical Type: Contemporary (2011)


Ghost

Music/Lyrics/Book: Dave Stewart, Glen Ballard, Bruce Joel Rubin

Musical Type: Contemporary (2011)


It Shoulda Been You

Music: Barbara Anselmi  Lyrics/Book: Brian Hargrove

Musical Type: Contemporary (2011)


Little Miss Sunshine

Music/Lyrics: William Finn  Book: James Lapine

Musical Type: Contemporary (2011)


Lysistrata Jones

Music/Lyrics: Lewis Flinn  Book: Douglas Carter Beane

Musical Type: Contemporary (2011)


Murder for Two

Music/Book: Joe Kinosian  Lyrics/Book: Kellen Blair

Musical Type: Contemporary (2011)


Newsies

Music: Alan Menken  Lyrics: Jack Feldman  Book: Harvey Fierstein

Musical Type: 1992 Film/Contemporary Musical (2011)


Next Thing You Know

Music: Joshua Salzman  Lyrics: Ryan Cunningham

Musical Type: Contemporary (2011)


Once

Music/Lyrics: Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová  Book: Enda Walsh

Musical Type: Contemporary (2011)


Placebo

Music/Lyrics: Danny Abosch  Book: Joshua Borths

Musical Type: Contemporary (2011)


Queen of the Mist

Music/Lyrics/Book: Michael John LaChiusa

Musical Type: Contemporary (2011)


Soho Cinders

Music: George Stiles  Lyrics/Book: Anthony Drewe  Book: Elliot Davis

Musical Type: Contemporary (2011)


The Book of Mormon

Music/Lyrics/Book: Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, Matt Stone

Musical Type: Contemporary (2011)


The Wizard of Oz

Music: Harold Arlen, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Herbert Stothart  Lyrics: E.Y. Harburg, Tim Rice  Book: ALW, Jeremy Sams

Musical Type: Jazz Age/Contemporary (1939/2011)


Top Hat

Music/Lyrics: Irving Berlin  Book: Dwight Taylor, Allan Scott, Matthew White, Howard Jacques

Musical Type: 1935 Film/Contemporary Musical (2011)


2012 Musicals

35mm

Music/Lyrics/Book: Ryan Scott Oliver

Musical Type: Contemporary/Song Cycle (2012)


A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder

Music/Lyrics: Steven Lutvak  Lyrics/Book: Robert L. Freedman

Musical Type: Contemporary (2012)


Allegiance

Music/Lyrics/Book: Jay Kuo  Book: Marc Acito, Lorenzo Thione

Musical Type: Contemporary (2012)


Amazing Grace

Music/Lyrics/Book: Christopher Smith  Book: Arthur Giron

Musical Type: Contemporary (2012)


Clinton

Music/Lyrics/Book: Paul Hodge  Book: Michael Hodge

Musical Type: Contemporary (2012)


Dogfight

Music/Lyrics: Benj Pasek, Justin Paul  Book: Peter Duchan

Musical Type: Contemporary (2012)


Fancy Nancy

Music/Lyrics: Danny Abosch  Lyrics/Book: Susan DiLallo

Musical Type: Contemporary (2012)


Far From Heaven

Music: Scott Frankel  Lyrics: Michael Korie  Book: Richard Greenberg

Musical Type: Contemporary (2012)


Finding Neverland

Music/Lyrics: Gary Barlow, Eliot Kennedy  Music: Scott Frankel  Lyrics: Michael Korie  Book: Allan Knee, James Graham

Musical Type: Contemporary (2012)


First Date

Music/Lyrics: Alan Zachary, Michael Weiner  Book: Austin Winsberg

Musical Type: Contemporary (2012)


Hands on a Hardbody

Music/Lyrics: Trey Anastasio, Amanda Green  Book: Doug Wright

Musical Type: Contemporary (2012)


Kinky Boots

Music/Lyrics: Cyndi Lauper  Book: Harvey Fierstein

Musical Type: Contemporary (2012)


Let It Be

Music/Lyrics: The Beatles

Musical Type: Contemporary/Revue (2012)


Murder Ballad

Music/Lyrics: Juliana Nash  Lyrics/Book: Julia Jordan

Musical Type: Contemporary (2012)


Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

Music/Lyrics/Book: Dave Malloy

Musical Type: Contemporary (2012)


Nice Work If You Can Get It

Music: George Gershwin  Lyrics: Ira Gershwin  Book: Joe DiPietro

Musical Type: Contemporary (2012)


Now. Here. This.

Music/Lyrics: Jeff Bowen  Book: Hunter Bell, Susan Blackwell

Musical Type: Contemporary (2012)


Rocky

Music:  Stephen Flaherty  Lyrics: Lynn Ahrens  Book: Thomas Meehan, Sylvester Stallone

Musical Type: Contemporary (2012)


The Bodyguard

Music/Lyrics: Various  Book: Alexander Dinelaris Jr.

Musical Type: Contemporary/Jukebox (2012)


The Dolls of New Albion

Music/Lyrics/Book: Paul Shapera

Musical Type: Contemporary (2012)


2013 Musicals

A Night With Janis Joplin

Music/Lyrics: Janis Joplin  Book: Randy Johnson

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)


American Psycho

Music/Lyrics: Duncan Sheik  Book: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)


Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Music/Lyrics: Various  Book: Douglas McGrath

Musical Type: Contemporary/Jukebox (2013)


Big Fish

Music/Lyrics: Andrew Lippa  Book: John August

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)


Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Music/Lyrics: Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman  Book: David Greig

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)


Cinderella

Music: Richard Rodgers  Lyrics/Book: Oscar Hammerstein II  Book: Douglas Carter Beane

Musical Type: 1957 Film/Contemporary Musical (2013)


Cinnamon Grits

Music/Lyrics/Book: Erica Allen McGee

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)


Come From Away

Music/Lyrics/Book: Irene Sankoff, David Hein

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)


Elephant and Piggie’s “We Are in a Play”

Music: Deborah Wicks La Puma  Book/Lyrics: Mo Willems

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)


From Here to Eternity

Music: Stuart Brayson  Lyrics: Tim Rice  Book: Bill Oakes

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)


Fun Home

Music: Jeanine Tesori  Lyrics/Book: Lisa Kron

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)


Gettin’ the Band Back Together

Music/Lyrics: Mark Allen  Book: Ken Davenport, The Grundleshotz

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)


Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Music: George Stiles  Book/Lyrics: Anthony Drewe

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)


Here Lies Love

Music/Lyrics: David Byrne, Fatboy Slim

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)


Honeymoon in Vegas

Music/Lyrics: Jason Robert Brown  Book: Andrew Bergman

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)


King Kong

Music: Marius de Vries  Lyrics/Book: Michael Mitnick, Craig Lucas, Eddie Perfect, Jack Thorne

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)


Lift

Music/Lyrics: Craig Adams  Book: Ian Watson

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)


Love’s Labour’s Lost

Music/Lyrics/Book: Michael Friedman  Book: Alex Timbers

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)


Motown: The Musical

Music/Lyrics: Various  Book: Berry Gordy

Musical Type: Contemporary/Jukebox (2013)


Stephen Ward

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber  Lyrics/Book: Don Black, Christopher Hampton

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)


The Bridges of Madison County

Music/Lyrics: Jason Robert Brown  Book: Marsha Norman

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)


The Landing

Music: John Kander  Lyrics/Book: Greg Pierce

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)


The Light Princess

Music/Lyrics: Tori Amos  Lyrics/Book: Samuel Adamson

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)


The Marvelous Wonderettes: Caps and Gowns

Music/Lyrics: Various  Book: Roger Bean

Musical Type: Contemporary/Jukebox (2013)


The Three Little Pigs

Music: George Stiles  Book/Lyrics: Anthony Drewe

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)


Twisted

Music: A.J. Holmes  Lyrics: Kaley McMahon  Book: Matt Lang, Nick Lang, Eric Kahn Gale

Musical Type: Contemporary (2013)


2014 Musicals

21 Chump Street

Music/Lyrics: Lin-Manuel Miranda

Musical Type: Contemporary (2014)


A Spoonful of Sherman

Music/Lyrics: The Sherman Brothers, Al Sherman  Music/Lyrics/Book: Robert J. Sherman

Musical Type: Contemporary/Revue (2014)


An American in Paris

Music: George Gershwin  Lyrics: Ira Gershwin  Book: Craig Lucas

Musical Type: 1951 Film/Contemporary Musical (2014)


Bright Star

Music/Book: Steve Martin  Music/Lyrics: Edie Brickell

Musical Type: Contemporary (2014)


Bullets Over Broadway

Music/Lyrics: Various  Book: Woody Allen

Musical Type: Contemporary/Jukebox (2014)


Death Note

Music: Frank Wildhorn  Lyrics: Jack Murphy  Book: Ivan Menchell

Musical Type: Contemporary (2014)


Fly by Night

Music/Lyrics/Book: Kim Rosenstock, Will Connolly, Michael Mitnick

Musical Type: Contemporary (2014)


Ghost Quartet

Music/Lyrics/Book: Dave Malloy

Musical Type: Contemporary (2014)


Holiday Inn

Music/Lyrics: Irving Berlin  Book: Gordon Greenberg, Chad Hodge

Musical Type: Contemporary/Jukebox (2014)


If/Then

Music: Tom Kitt  Lyrics/Book: Brian Yorkey

Musical Type: Contemporary (2014)


Jasper in Deadland

Music/Lyrics: Ryan Scott Oliver  Book: Hunter Foster

Musical Type: Contemporary (2014)


Made in Dagenham

Music: David Arnold  Lyrics: Richard Thomas  Book: Richard Bean

Musical Type: Contemporary (2014)


Peace, Love, and Cupcakes

Music/Lyrics/Book: Rick-Hip Flores

Musical Type: Contemporary (2014)


Sunny Afternoon

Music/Lyrics: Ray Davies  Book: Joe Penhall

Musical Type: Contemporary/Jukebox (2014)


The Last Ship

Music/Lyrics: Sting  Book: Lorne Campbell, John Logan, Brian Yorkey

Musical Type: Contemporary (2014)


The Lightning Thief

Music/Lyrics: Rob Rokicki  Book: Joe Tracz

Musical Type: Contemporary (2014)


The Theory of Relativity

Music/Lyrics: Neil Bartram  Book: Brian Hill

Musical Type: Contemporary/Song Cycle (2014)


The Trail to Oregon!

Music/Lyrics/Book: Jeff Blim  Book: Matt Lang, Nick Lang

Musical Type: Contemporary (2014)


Witness Uganda

Music/Lyrics/Book: Matt Gould, Griffin Matthews

Musical Type: Contemporary (2014)


2015 Musicals

Amélie

Music/Lyrics: Daniel Messé  Lyrics: Nathan Tysen  Book: Craig Lucas

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


Bandstand

Music/Lyrics/Book: Richard Oberacker, Robert Taylor

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


Be More Chill

Music/Lyrics: Joe Iconis  Book: Joe Tracz

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


Bend It Like Beckham

Music: Howard Goodall  Lyrics: Charles Hart  Book: Gurinder Chadha, Paul Mayeda Berges

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


Cagney

Music/Lyrics: Robert Creighton, Cristopher McGovern  Book: Peter Colley

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


Calendar Girls

Music/Lyrics: Gary Barlow  Book: Tim Firth

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


Cruel Intentions

Music/Lyrics: Various  Book: Roger Kumble, Lindsey Rosin, Jordan Ross

Musical Type: Contemporary/Jukebox (2015)


Dear Evan Hansen

Music: Justin Paul  Lyrics: Benj Pasek  Book: Steven Levenson

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


Descendants

Book/Additional Lyrics: David Blaemire  Adaptation: Madeline Smith

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


First Daughter Suite

Music/Lyrics: Michael John La Chiusa

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


Hamilton

Music/Lyrics/Book: Lin-Manuel Miranda

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


Head Over Heels

Music/Lyrics: The Go-Go’s  Book: Jeff Whitty, James Magruder

Musical Type: Contemporary/Jukebox (2015)


Home Street Home

Music/Lyrics/Book: Fat Mike, Jeff Marx, Soma Snakeoil, David Goldsmith

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


Kid Victory

Music: John Kander  Lyrics/Book: Greg Pierce

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


Lazarus

Music/Lyrics: David Bowie  Book: Enda Walsh

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


Lizard Boy

Music/Lyrics/Book: Justin Huertas

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


Love Birds

Music/Lyrics/Book: Robert J. Sherman

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


Mrs Henderson Presents

Music: George Fenton, Simon Chamberlain  Lyrics: Don Black  Book: Terry Johnson

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


On Your Feet!

Music/Lyrics: Gloria & Emilio Estefan, Miami Sound Machine  Book: Alexander Dinelaris Jr.

Musical Type: Contemporary/Jukebox (2015)


Preludes

Music/Lyrics/Book: Dave Malloy

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


Prince of Broadway

Music/Lyrics: Various  Book: David Thompson

Musical Type: Contemporary/Revue (2015)


Ride the Cyclone

Music/Lyrics/Book: Brooke Maxwell, Jacob Richmond

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


School of Rock

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber  Lyrics: Glen Slater  Book: Julian Fellowes

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


Something Rotten!

Music/Lyrics/Book: Karey Kirkpatrick  Music/Lyrics: Wayne Kirkpatrick  Book: John O’Farrell

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


Spookley The Square Pumpkin

Music: Jeffrey Zahn  Lyrics/Book: Joe Troiano

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz

Music: Alan Menken  Lyrics/Book: David Spencer

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary/Contemporary (1984/2015)


The Clockmaker’s Daughter

Music/Lyrics/Book: Michael Webborn, Daniel Finn

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


The Most Epic Birthday Party Ever

Music/Lyrics/Book: BBB Press

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾

Music/Lyrics: Pippa Cleary  Lyrics/Book: Jake Brunger

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


Tuck Everlasting

Music: Chris Miller  Lyrics: Nathan Tysen  Book: Claudia Shear, Tim Federle

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


Waitress

Music/Lyrics: Sara Bareilles  Book: Jessie Nelson

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


We Are the Tigers

Music/Lyrics/Book: Preston Max Allen

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


wonder.land

Music: Damon Albarn  Lyrics/Book: Moira Buffini

Musical Type: Contemporary (2015)


2016 Musicals

A Bronx Tale

Music: Alan Menken  Lyrics: Glenn Slater  Book: Chazz Palminteri

Musical Type: Contemporary (2016)


Anastasia

Music: Stephen Flaherty  Lyrics: Lynn Ahrens  Book: Terrence McNally

Musical Type: Contemporary (2016)


Bella: An American Tall Tale

Music/Lyrics/Book: Kirsten Childs

Musical Type: Contemporary (2016)


Bumblescratch

Music/Lyrics/Book: Robert J. Sherman

Musical Type: Contemporary (2016)


Eugenius!

Music/Lyrics/Book: Ben Adams, Chris Wilkins

Musical Type: Contemporary (2016)


Firebringer

Music/Lyrics: Meredith Stepien, Mark Swiderski  Book: Matt Lang, Nick Lang, Brian Holden

Musical Type: Contemporary (2016)


Flowers for Mrs. Harris

Music/Lyrics: Richard Taylor  Book: Rachel Wagstaff

Musical Type: Contemporary (2016)


Freaky Friday

Music: Tom Kitt  Lyrics: Brian Yorkey  Book: Bridget Carpenter

Musical Type: Contemporary (2016)


Goosebumps

Music/Lyrics: Danny Abosch  Book/Lyrics: John Maclay

Musical Type: Contemporary (2016)


Groundhog Day

Music/Lyrics: Tim Minchin  Book: Danny Rubin

Musical Type: Contemporary (2016)


KIPPS – The New Half a Sixpence Musical

Music/Lyrics: George Stiles, Anthony Drewe, David Heneker  Book: Julian Fellowes

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age/Contemporary (2016)


Miss You Like Hell

Music/Lyrics: Erin McKeown  Lyrics/Book: Quiara Alegría Hudes

Musical Type: Contemporary (2016)


Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical

Music/Lyrics: Greg Borowsky, Douglas Lyons  Book: Melvin Tunstall III

Musical Type: Contemporary (2016)


Spamilton

Music: Various  Lyrics/Book: Gerard Alessandrini

Musical Type: Contemporary (2016)


Spies Are Forever

Music/Lyrics: Clark Baxtresser, Pierce Siebers  Book: Corey Lubowich, Joey Richter, Brian Rosenthal

Musical Type: Contemporary (2016)


The Band’s Visit

Music/Lyrics: David Yazbek  Book: Itamar Moses

Musical Type: Contemporary (2016)


The Marvelous Wonderettes: Dream On

Music/Lyrics: Various  Book: Roger Bean

Musical Type: Contemporary/Jukebox (2016)


The Prom

Music: Matthew Sklar  Lyrics/Book: Chad Beguelin  Book: Bob Martin

Musical Type: Contemporary (2016)


The SpongeBob Musical

Music/Lyrics: Various  Book: Kyle Jarrow

Musical Type: Contemporary (2016)


The Wind in the Willows

Music: George Stiles  Book: Anthony Drewe  Book: Julian Fellowes

Musical Type: Contemporary (2016)


War Paint

Music: Scott Frankel  Lyrics: Michael Korie  Book: Doug Wright

Musical Type: Contemporary (2016)


Winter Wonderettes

Music/Lyrics: Various  Book: Roger Bean

Musical Type: Contemporary/Jukebox (2016)


2017 Musicals

Ain’t Too Proud

Music/Lyrics: The Temptations  Book: Dominique Morisseau

Musical Type: Contemporary/Jukebox (2017)


Bat Out of Hell

Music/Lyrics/Book: Jim Steinman

Musical Type: Contemporary/Jukebox (2017)


Escape to Margaritaville

Music/Lyrics: Jimmy Buffett  Book: Greg Garcia, Mike O’Malley

Musical Type: Contemporary/Jukebox (2017)


Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Music: Dan Gillespie Sells  Lyrics/Book: Tom MacRae

Musical Type: Contemporary (2017)


Frozen

Music/Lyrics: Robert Lopez, Kristen Anderson-Lopez  Book: Jennifer Lee

Musical Type: Contemporary (2017)


Girl from the North Country

Music/Lyrics: Bob Dylan  Book: Conor McPherson

Musical Type: Contemporary/Jukebox (2017)


Honky Tonk Laundry

Music/Lyrics: Various  Book: Roger Bean

Musical Type: Contemporary/Jukebox (2017)


Hundred Days

Music/Lyrics/Book: The Bengsons  Book: Sarah Gancher

Musical Type: Contemporary (2017)


Mean Girls

Music: Jeff Richmond  Lyrics: Nell Benjamin  Book: Tina Fey

Musical Type: Contemporary (2017)


Monstersongs

Music/Lyrics/Book: Rob Rokicki

Musical Type: Contemporary (2017)


Nativity!

Music/Lyrics/Book: Debbie Isitt, Nicky Ager

Musical Type: Contemporary (2017)


Six

Music/Lyrics/Book: Toby Marlow, Lucy Moss

Musical Type: Contemporary (2017)


Summer: The Donna Summer Musical

Music/Lyrics: Various  Book: Colman Domingo, Robert Cary, Des McAnuff

Musical Type: Contemporary/Jukebox (2017)


Tarrytown

Music/Lyrics/Book: Adam Wachter

Musical Type: Contemporary (2017)


The Mad Ones

Music/Lyrics/Book: Kait Kerrigan, Bree Lowdermilk

Musical Type: Contemporary (2017)


The Man in the Ceiling

Music/Lyrics: Andrew Lippa  Book: Jules Feiffer

Musical Type: Contemporary (2017)


The Prince of Egypt

Music/Lyrics: Stephen Schwartz  Book: Philip LaZebnik

Musical Type: Contemporary (2017)


The View UpStairs

Music/Lyrics/Book: Max Vernon

Musical Type: Contemporary (2017)


2018 Musicals

Assisted Living

Music/Lyrics/Book: Rick Compton, Betsy Bennett

Musical Type: Contemporary (2018)


Beetlejuice

Music/Lyrics: Eddie Perfect  Book: Scott Brown, Anthony King

Musical Type: Contemporary (2018)


Evie May

Music/Lyrics: Naomi Livingston  Lyrics/Book: Hugo Chiarella

Musical Type: Contemporary (2018)


Jagged Little Pill

Music/Lyrics: Alanis Morissette  Music: Glen Ballard, Guy Sigsworth, Michael Farrell  Book: Diablo Cody

Musical Type: Contemporary/Jukebox (2018)


Light Years

Music/Lyrics/Book: Robbie Schaefer

Musical Type: Contemporary (2018)


Miss Littlewood

Music/Lyrics/Book: Sam Kenyon

Musical Type: Contemporary (2018)


Moulin Rouge!

Music/Lyrics: Various  Book: John Logan

Musical Type: Contemporary/Jukebox (2018)


Pretty Woman

Music/Lyrics: Bryan Adams, Jim Vallance  Book: Garry Marshall, J.F. Lawton

Musical Type: Contemporary (2018)


Rags Parkland Sings the Songs of the Future

Music/Lyrics/Book: Andrew R. Butler

Musical Type: Contemporary (2018)


Soft Power

Music/Lyrics: Jeanine Tesori  Book/Lyrics: David Henry Hwang

Musical Type: Contemporary (2018)


The Cher Show

Music/Lyrics: Various  Book: Rick Elice

Musical Type: Contemporary/Jukebox (2018)


The Guy Who Didn’t Like Musicals

Music/Lyrics: Jeff Blim  Book: Nick Lang, Matt Lang

Musical Type: Contemporary (2018)


The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Music/Lyrics: Eamonn O’Dwyer  Book: Helen Watts

Musical Type: Contemporary (2018)


Tina: The Tina Turner Musical

Music/Lyrics: Various  Book: Katori Hall, Frank Ketelaar, Kees Prins

Musical Type: Contemporary/Jukebox (2018)


Tootsie

Music/Lyrics: David Yazbek  Book: Robert Horn

Musical Type: Contemporary (2018)


Twelfth Night

Music/Lyrics/Concept: Shaina Taub  Concept: Kwame Kwei-Armah

Musical Type: Contemporary (2018)


2019 Musicals

& Juliet

Music/Lyrics: Max Martin, Various  Book: David West Read

Musical Type: Contemporary/Jukebox (2019)


A Strange Loop

Music/Lyrics/Book: Michael R. Jackson

Musical Type: Contemporary (2019)


Alice by Heart

Music: Duncan Sheik  Lyrics/Book: Steven Sater, Jessie Nelson

Musical Type: Contemporary (2019)


Anything Can Happen in the Theater

Music/Lyrics: Maury Yeston  Conceived by: Gerald Alessandrini

Musical Type: Contemporary/Revue (2019)


Becoming Nancy

Music: George Stiles  Lyrics: Anthony Drewe  Book: Elliot Davis

Musical Type: Contemporary (2019)


Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Music/Lyrics: Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman, Neil Bartram  Book: Brian Hill

Musical Type: 1971 Film/Contemporary Musical (2019)


Broadbend, Arkansas

Music/Lyrics: Ted Shen  Book: Ellen Fitzhugh, Harrison David Rivers

Musical Type: Contemporary (2019)


Broadway Bounty Hunter

Music/Lyrics/Book: Joe Iconis  Book: Lance Rubin, Jason SweetTooth Williams

Musical Type: Contemporary (2019)


Diana

Music/Lyrics/Book: David Bryan, Joe DiPietro

Musical Type: Contemporary (2019)


Fangirls

Music/Lyrics/Book: Yve Blake

Musical Type: Contemporary (2019)


In the Green

Music/Lyrics/Book: Grace McLean

Musical Type: Contemporary (2019)


Love in Hate Nation

Music/Lyrics/Book: Joe Iconis

Musical Type: Contemporary (2019)


My Brilliant Career

Music/Lyrics/Book: Mathew Frank, Dean Bryant

Musical Type: Contemporary (2019)


Night of the Living Dead

Music/Lyrics/Book: Jordan Wolfe

Musical Type: Contemporary (2019)


Octet

Music/Lyrics/Book: Dave Malloy

Musical Type: Contemporary (2019)


Only Fools and Horses

Music/Lyrics/Book: Paul Whitehouse, Jim Sullivan  Music/Lyrics: John Sullivan, Chas Hodges

Musical Type: Contemporary (2019)


Ranked

Music/Lyrics: David Taylor Gomes  Book: Kyle Holmes

Musical Type: Contemporary (2019)


Sing Street

Music/Lyrics: Gary Clark, John Carney  Book: Enda Walsh

Musical Type: Contemporary (2019)


Starry

Music/Lyrics/Book: Matt Dahan, Kelly Lynne D’Angelo

Musical Type: Contemporary (2019)


Superhero

Music/Lyrics: Tom Kitt  Book: John Logan

Musical Type: Contemporary (2019)


The Big One-Oh!

Music: Doug Besterman  Lyrics: Dean Pitchford  Book: Timothy Allen McDonald

Musical Type: Contemporary (2019)


The Hello Girls

Music/Lyrics/Book: Peter C. Mills  Book: Cara Reichel

Musical Type: Contemporary (2019)


We Aren’t Kids Anymore

Music/Lyrics: Drew Gasparini

Musical Type: Contemporary/Song Cycle (2019)


Other Decades

Musicals of the 1920s

Musicals of the 1930s

Golden Age Musicals (1940 – 1959)

Post-Golden Age Musicals (1960 – 1969)

Musicals of the 1970s

Musicals of the 1980s

• Musicals of the 1990s 

Musicals of the 2000s

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Musicals of the 2020s


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Which of these musicals of the 2010s is your favorite?

Or have you ever played a role in any of these musicals from the 2010s? Feel free to share in the comments below! And if you like these types of lists, check out the musical database. That’s where you’ll find musicals sorted by composer, theme, setting, and more!


Stacy Karyn, author of Musicals of the 2010s.
Author: Stacy Karyn

Stacy Karyn is the founder of Theatre Trip, author of The Thespian’s Bucket List, and creator of The Cast Album List. She has a TESOL drama certificate, a BA in theatre, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.


 

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