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A part of my internship this summer has involved describing theatrical productions in one or two sentences for event listings. Inspired by that and the ever-popular iterations of #badlydescribedmovieplots, here's a game I'm calling "Name That Badly Described Musical." Based on my short and terrible descriptions, try to guess the musical. The answers will be below, so don't scroll too far. Here we go!

  1. A girl’s unhealthy obsession with her mother’s sex life
  2. Nazis and nightclubs
  3. Nazis, nuns and singing children
  4. Felines frolicking around the stage
  5. Bread thievery and death
  6. Stalker-ish singing lessons
  7. The one that taught us all to change who we are to be with who we love
  8. Cards Against Humanity, the musical
  9. Sesame Street, rated R
  10. A woman hallucinates about her dead son
  11. One if by bubble, two if by broomstick
  12. The one that made AP US history a whole lot more interesting
  13. Bohemian Rhapsody, no relation to Queen
  14. Tough guys do street ballet
  15. It's all ogre now


  1. Mamma Mia
  2. Cabaret
  3. Sound of Music
  4. Cats
  5. Les Miserables
  6. Phantom of the Opera
  7. Grease
  8. Book of Mormon
  9. Avenue Q
  10. Next to Normal
  11. Wicked
  12. Hamilton
  13. Rent
  14. West Side Story
  15. Shrek the Musical

How many did you get right? Try coming up with some of your own, if you're into that.

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