Welcome to our house on Maple Avenue
See how we polish and we shine
We rearrange and realign
Everything is balanced and serene
Like chaos never happens if it's never seen — lyric from
Fun Home , the least mass-audience geared contender for a Best New Musical Tony.
Welcome To The Renaissance
Not The One In Italy Or In France
No The One In England
The One Where William Shakespeare Is Cream Of The Crop
The One Where William Shakespeare Is The Top!
— Lyric from Something rotten the zany, strictly historically incorrect riff on how plays evolved into musicals, that's also a contender for the best new musical Tony.
Someday He'll Come Along
the Man I Love
— Lyric from one of many gorgeous Gershwin tunes in this year's danciest new musicals,American in Paris
If we assume the debts, the union gets/
A new line of credit, a financial diuretic/
How do you not get it? If we're aggressive and competitive/
The union gets a boost. You'd rather give it a sedative? — Alexander Hamilton in the brilliantnew musical