12 Movies and their 12 Musicals.

Broadway is the place to see it! Right?Or would you rather stay in and catch the movie version? I mean, what is the difference between the movie and the musical?

We at PXP want to know which YOU prefer: the film or the show. Let us know in the comments below!


Once premiered in movie theaters in 2007 and Falling Slowly won us over. So, it was a beautiful surprise when the film was adapted onto the stage and opened on Broadway in 2012. Once the Musical is currently playing at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.

Check out the musical: $35 #GeneralRush (Tues-Thurs); $40 #GeneralRush (Fri-Sun)

2. Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Hedwig and the Angry Inch came out in 2001 and developed a cult following. Now you can see Neil Patrick Harris be awesome in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway at the Belasco Theatre

Check out the musical: $37 #LotteryRush

3. Cinderella

Julie Andrews graced our television screens in a made for TV movie version of Cinderella in 1957. In 2013, the musical came to Broadway. Cinderella is currently playing at the Broadway theatre.

$32 #StudentRush

 4. Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots earned a cult following when came out in theaters in 2005. And in 2013 the musical opened on Broadway. Kinky Boots is currently playing at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

$37 #LotteryRush

5. The Lion King

The Lion King opened in theaters everywhere in 1994. And it's been running on Broadway since 1997. You can see The Lion King at the Minskoff Theatre.

6. Newsies

We all know Newsies, the 1992 Disney film.Newsies made its Broadway debut in 2012 and is currently running at the Nederlander Theatre.

$30 #GeneralRush

7. Rocky

Rocky won Best Picture in 1976. Now you can see Rocky on Broadway at the Winter Garden Theatre.

$35 #GeneralRush (Tues-Thurs); $45 #GeneralRush (Fri-Sun)

8. Mamma Mia!

The 2008 film, Mamma Mia!, took ABBA's music and the musical to the world. Mamma Mia! is on Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre.

$32 #GeneralRush

9. Les Miserables

Les Miserables sweeped the box office in 2012. Les Miserables is currently on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre.

$37 #GeneralRush

10. Chicago

Chicago made history as the first musical film to win Best Picture in several decades. Chicago is on Broadway at the Ambassador Theatre.

$37 #GeneralRush

11. Aladdin


Aladdin came out in theaters in 1992. Over two decades later, Aladdin the musical is making its Broadway debut at the New Amsterdam Theatre.

$30 #LotteryRush

12. Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera came out in theaters in 2004. The Phantom of the Operahas a long and successful run (longest of any show, ever, like 26 years) on Broadway at the Majestic Theatre.

$26.25 #Tickets (Tues-Thurs)

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