15 Guilty Pleasure Songs for Every Theatre Kid

15 Guilty Pleasure Songs for Every Theatre Kid

Don't act like you don't love them.

Ah, musical theatre kids; a very specific breed. Whether it’s planning your entire schedule around rehearsal nights or staying up to date on the newest musical sweeping the nation, there are certain things all theatre kids have in common. One of those things is our taste in music: although we like to pretend we have ~standards~ and are ~too good~ for certain musicals, there are a select few songs that no true theatre geek can resist singing along to. Here is a short selection of every musical theatre kid’s guilty pleasures.

1. You Can't Stop the Beat--Hairspray

If you haven't been in Hairspray, then you definitelyat least danced to this song at your own cast parties. You really can't stop the beat (meaning it will be stuck in your head for days. Weeks, even.)

2. Omigod You Guys--Legally Blonde

Don't act like you haven't practiced your valley girl impression.

3. America--West Side Story

A classic song from a classic musical.

4. Cell Block Tango--Chicago

The sexiest song in theatre (probably). Who hasn't dreamed of performing a killer dance number while singing about murder (#puns)?

5. Footloose--Footlose

This one probably comes with your own choreo.

6. One Day More--Les Miserables

You and your friends definitely fought over/assigned roles just to sing this in the car. Listen, I get it--Eponine is a hot ticket.

7. Defying Gravity--Wicked

This list truly wouldn't be complete without this one.

8. Seaons of Love--Rent


9. Hair--Hair

Step aside, Willow Smith--this is the OG hair-whipping song.

10. Don't Cry for Me Argentina--Evita

Remember when you thought this was an obscure theatre song? Yeah, me too. Lol.

11. Show People--Curtains

I mean, this song was about you. How could you not like it?

12. Anything Goes--Anything Goes

Ok, so we all thought we were destined to be tap-dancers because of this. Anyone who says otherwise is lying.

13. I Hope I Get It--A Chorus Line

dun dun dun DA dadada DAduh, dun dun dun DA dadada dun DA (you know the part. You know the choreo.)

14. We're All in This Together--High School Musical

Yeah, you definitely expected high school to be way different from what it was. Oh well. At least you have these sick dance moves.

15. We Go Together--Grease

And finally, to complete this list--the quintisenntial theatre song. A Wop Bam Boom.

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The Ultimate List Of 'One Tree Hill' Moments That Left Us Shook

There's only one Tree Hill.

Late last semester, I was in desperate need of a new Netflix show to start watching. I casually inquired to my roommates if I should start watching "One Tree Hill." Both having watched the show before, and slightly horrified that I've never even seen a single episode, they wholeheartedly urged me to begin the emotional journey that is "One Tree Hill." The show is quite a doozy at nine seasons, but I powered through all the ridiculous, melodramatic, and, above all, ups and downs that the multitude of characters experience. I have way too many thoughts concerning this show, but here we go.

Here are some of the best things about this show:

1. Brooke & Peyton's Friendship

2.Haley & Nathan's First Kiss

3. The Cracker Jack Box Prize

4. The Boytoy Auction

5. Lucas and Nathan's Budding Friendship

6. Whitey's Tough Love And Wisdom

7. Jake Being The Best All-Around Guy

8. Lucas's Heartfelt Speech To Brooke In The Rain

9. Peyton Bonding With Her Biological Mother

10. Karen & Keith Getting Together

11. Mouth Being The Ultimate Friend

12. Haley & Nathan Renewing Their Vows

13. The Ravens Winning The Basketball Championship

14. Lucas Declaring His Love To Peyton

15. Haley & Nathan Having Jamie

16. The Heartfelt Farewell To The River Court After Graduating High School

17. The Transformation Of Brooke Davis

18. Brooke & Peyton Reuniting In Tree Hill

19. Haley & Nathan's Little Family

20. Quentin & Jamie

21. Lucas & Peyton Getting Back Together

22. Deb Knocking Nanny Carrie Out

23. The Dog Eating Dan's Heart

24. Lucas & Peyton Getting Married

25. Peyton & Lucas Having Sawyer

26. Nathan Getting Into The NBA

27. Brooke & Julian's Relationship

28. Clay & Quinn Getting Together

29. The Utah Trip

30. Brooke & Julian's Wedding

31. Lydia Scott Arriving

32. Brooke Telling Julian She's Pregnant

33. Jude & Davis Baker

34. Chase Being The Best Bar Manager

35. Chris Keller Returning

36. Keith Forgiving Dan

37. Clay & Quinn Getting Engaged

38. Clay & Quinn & Logan Becoming A Family

39. The Cast Singing Along To The Theme Song

40. This Iconic Line

"One Tree Hill" is definitely a show that gives you some serious feelings, and because of that, I think it's one of the best teen dramas ever made. Lucas, Nathan, Brooke, Peyton, Karen, Keith, Whitey, Jamie, Deb, Mouth, Skills, Clay, Quinn, Millie, Chase, Chris, and even Dan will always have a place in every OTH fan's heart. There is, after all, only one Tree Hill.

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