Beyond “i Dreamed a Dream”: Recent Musical Theater Numbers That Should Become Standards

Though it gets vastly overshadowed by other genres, musical theater remains an important part of the music scene. We want to take a moment to highlight songs from the past 20 years of musical theater that deserve to find mainstream success. You can listen tot he tracks here: http://avc.lu/1NszYM6 Feel free to suggest more!
  1. “Wait For It,” Hamilton
  2. “It’s All Happening,” Bring It On
  3. “Gimme Gimme,” Thoroughly Modern Millie
  4. "Children, Children,” Bat Boy
  5. “I’m Alive,” Next To Normal
  6. “There’s A Fine, Fine Line,” Avenue Q
  7. “Your Daddy’s Son,” Ragtime
  8. “Breeze Off The River,” The Full Monty
  9. “Solidarity,” Billy Elliot
  10. “Run And Tell That,” Hairspray
  11. “Totally Fucked,” Spring Awakening
  12. “Another Life,” The Bridges Of Madison County
  13. “I’d Rather Be Sailing,” A New Brain
  14. “Higher Love,” Honeymoon In Vegas
  15. “When I Grow Up”, Matilda The Musical
  16. “Run, Freedom, Run,” Urinetown
  17. “Everybody’s Got The Right”, Assassins
  18. “My Nose Ain’t Broken,” Rocky
  19. “Life Of The Party,” The Wild Party
  20. “Keys (Marianna/It’s Alright),” Passing Strange
  21. "Still Hurting," Last Five Years
    Suggested by   @jenna
  22. "Wig In A Box," Hedwig & The Angry Inch
    Suggested by   @carolynparkhurst
  23. Easy to Be Hard ("Hair")
    Suggested by   @JongheeQ
  24. "Shiksa Goddess" The Last Five Years
    Suggested by   @ace_chatiga
  25. "Not My Father's Son" Kinky Boots
    Suggested by   @ace_chatiga
  26. "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going" Dreamgirls
    Suggested by   @torihyder
  27. Ring of Keys (Fun Home)
    Suggested by   @joannaclamb
  28. "Defying Gravity" Wicked
    Suggested by   @hannahbee
  29. "Changing my Major to Joan" Fun Home
    Suggested by   @morganallen
  30. "Santa Fe" Newsies
    Suggested by   @ace_chatiga