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Sweeney Todd:
The Ballad of Sweeney Todd, My Friends, Johanna


Into the Woods:
Last Midnight, No One Is Alone, Children Will Listen


A Little Night Music:
Send in the Clowns, The Miller's Son, The Sun Won't Set


Company:
Being Alive, The Ladies Who Lunch, Getting Married Today


Pacific Overtures:
Someone in a Tree, There Is No Other Way, Please Hello


Sunday in the Park with George:
Finishing the Hat, Move On, Sunday


Follies:
Losing My Mind, In Buddy's Eyes, Too Many Mornings


Merrily We Roll Along:
Franklin Shepard Inc, Our Time, Merrily We Roll Along


Anyone Can Whistle:
Me and My Town, Everybody Says Don't, With So Little To Be Sure Of


Assassins:
Unworthy of Your Love, The Ballad of Guiteau, The Ballad of Czolgosz

Passion:
Loving You, I Read, No One Has Ever Loved Me


Saturday Night:
Saturday Night, Class, What More Do I Need?


A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum:
Comedy Tonight, Love I Hear, Everybody Ought to Have a Maid


The Frogs:
Hymn to Dionysos, Fear No More


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I'll just do the main ones.

Forum: Pretty Little Picture, Impossible

Follies: Losing My Mind, Lucy and Jessie, The Right Girl

Company: Everything but Barcelona

A Little Night Music: You Must Meet My Wife

Pacific Overtures: The Middle of the Sea, Someone in a Tree

Sweeney Todd: By The Sea, Wait, Pretty Women, Not While I'm Around

SitPwG: Beautiful, first three songs of Act II

Into the Woods: Hello Little Girl, Moments in the Woods, On the Steps of the Palace

Assassins: Ballad of Czolgosz

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Post Show by Show - Favourite Songs
Some of these were really hard to choose just a couple. For the revues, I've considered only cut songs that didn't appear in other scores originally, although they may have been reincorporated in later productions, or songs created for revivals that haven't secured a permanent space in the show itself.

:arrow: West Side Story: "Something's Coming", "Cool", "A Boy Like That/I Have a Love".
:arrow: Gypsy: "Some People", "Rose's Turn", "Everything's Coming Up Roses".
:arrow: Forum: "Comedy Tonight", "Everybody Ought to Have a Maid", "Bring Me My Bride".
:arrow: Anyone Can Whistle: "Me and My Town", "Anyone Can Whistle", "Everybody Says Don't".
:arrow: Do I Hear a Waltz?: "Do I Hear a Waltz?", "Someone Woke Up", "Moon in My Window".
:arrow: Evening Primrose: "If You Can Find Me I'm Here", "I Remember", "Take Me to the World".
:arrow: Company: "You Could Drive a Person Crazy", "Being Alive", "Another Hundred People".
:arrow: Follies: "I'm Still Here", "Waiting for the Girls Upstairs", "Losing My Mind".
:arrow: A Little Night Music: "A Weekend in the Country", "Now/Later/Soon", "Send in the Clowns".
:arrow: The Frogs: "Invocation and Insturctions to the Audience", "Fear No More"
:arrow: Pacific Overtures: "Someone in a Tree", "Chrysanthemum Tea", "Pretty Lady".
:arrow: Side By Side by Sondheim: "The Boy From...", "Can That Boy Foxtrot?".
:arrow: Sweeney Todd: "A Little Priest", "Johanna (Quartet)", "By the Sea".
:arrow: Marry Me a Little: "Happily Ever After", "Who Could Be Blue?/Little White House", "All Things Bright and Beautiful".
:arrow: Merrily We Roll Along: "Rich and Happy", "Like it Was", "Not a Day Goes By".
:arrow: Sunday In The Park With George: "We Do Not Belong Together", "Putting It Together", "Sunday".
:arrow: Into The Woods: "Giants in the Sky", "Moments in the Woods", "I Know Things Now".
:arrow: Dick Tracy: "More", "Live Alone and Live It", "Back in Business"
:arrow: Putting It Together: "Ah, But Underneath", "Country House", "There's Always a Woman"
:arrow: Passion: "I Read", "Loving You", "Is This What You Call Love?".
:arrow: Saturday Night: "So Many People", "Saturday Night", "A Moment With You"
:arrow: Assassins: "The Ballad of Booth", "Everybody's Got the Right", "Unworthy of Your Love".

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West Side Story: "America", "Dance at the Gym", "Tonight"
Gypsy: "Some People", "Little Lamb", "Together Wherever We Go"
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum: "Comedy Tonight", "Love, I Hear", "Free"
Anyone Can Whistle: "Miracle Song", "Anyone Can Whistle", "Everybody Says Don't"
Do I Hear a Waltz?: "Someone Woke Up", "Do I Hear a Waltz?", "Moon in My Window"
Evening Primrose: "If You Can Find Me I'm Here", "Take Me to the World"
Company: "Side by Side by Side", "Being Alive", "Company"
Follies: "In Buddy's Eyes", "Losing My Mind", "Beautiful Girls"
A Little Night Music: "Later", "Send in the Clowns", "A Weekend in the Country"
The Frogs: "Invocation and Instructions to the Audience"
Pacific Overtures: "Please Hello!", "There Is No Other Way", "The Advantages of Floating in the Middle of the Sea" (EDIT: Holy balls. I missed my favorite. Add "Someone in a Tree" to this.)
Sweeney Todd: "A Little Priest", "Johanna", "Not While I'm Around"
Merrily We Roll Along: "Good Thing Going", "Not a Day Goes By", "Opening Doors"
Sunday in the Park With George: "Sunday", "Putting It Together", "Move On" (I have a soft spot for "Gossip" as well--the Old Lady in that song just cracks me up..."Those girls are noisy!")
Into the Woods: "Giants in the Sky", "No One Is Alone", "Children Will Listen"
Assassins: "The Ballad of Booth", "Everybody's Got the Right", "The Ballad of Guiteau"
Passion: "Loving You", "No One Has Ever Loved Me", "Happiness"

Although all songs are basically great in their entirety.

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Only writing down the shows I've seen or heard enough to have an opinion on.

ASSASSINS - UNWORTHY OF YOUR LOVE
COMPANY - GETTING MARRIED TODAY
SWEENEY TODD - CITY ON FIRE
INTO THE WOODS - YOUR FAULT
A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC - EVERY DAY A LITTLE DEATH
SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE - WE DO NOT BELONG TOGETHER
A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM - LOVELY
PACIFIC OVERTURES - PLEASE, HELLO
FOLLIES - THE ROAD YOU DIDN'T TAKE
ANYONE CAN WHISTLE - ANYONE CAN WHISTLE
THE FROGS - INVOCATION AND INSTRUCTIONS TO THE AUDIENCE
MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG - NOT A DAY GOES BY
PUTTING IT TOGETHER - BANG!

And that is all, I believe.

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(The songs aren't in a specific order)

West Side Story: "Something's Coming", "One Hand, One Heart, "Jet Song".
Gypsy: "Some People", "Rose's Turn", "Everything's Coming Up Roses".

Anyone Can Whistle: "Me and My Town", "Anyone Can Whistle", "There Won't Be trumpets".

Evening Primrose: "If You Can Find Me I'm Here", "I Remember", "Take Me to the World".

Company: "Company", "Being Alive", "Side by Side/What Would We Do Without You?".

Follies: "Buddy's Blues", "The Road You Didn't Take", "Losing My Mind".

A Little Night Music: "The Miller's Son", "Now/Later/Soon", "Send in the Clowns".

Pacific Overtures: "The Advantages of Floating in the MIddle of the Sea", "There is no Other Way", "Please Hello".

Sweeney Todd: "Epiphany", "My Friends", "The Worst Pies in London".

Sunday In The Park With George: "Sunday in the Park with George", "Everybody loves Louis", "We Do Not Belong Together".

Into The Woods: "Giants in the Sky", "Stay With Me", "Into the Woods/Prologue".

Passion: "I Read", "Loving You", "I wish I could Forget You".

Assassins: "The Ballad of Booth", "Everybody's Got the Right", "The Ballad of Guiteau". ”

Road Show: "It's in your hands now", "The Best Thing That Ever happened", "You"


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West Side Story...Gee Officer Krupke

Gypsy...Some People, Rose's Turn, Together Wherever We Go

Forum...Everybody Ought to Have a Maid, Comedy Tonight

Company...the entire score, with the possible exception of Have I Got a Girl for You?

Follies...Losing My Mind, I'm Still Here, One More Kiss

A Little Night Music...Send in the Clowns, Everyday a Little Death

Pacific Overtures...A Bowler Hat, Someone in a Tree

Sweeney Todd...the entire score, with the possible exception of No Place Like London

Merrily We Roll Along...Good Thing Going

Sunday In The Park With George...Sunday in the Park With George

Into The Woods...Children Will Listen, Last Midnight

Putting It Together...My Husband the Pig, Bang!

Assassins...Everybody's Got the Right

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SomeoneLikeYou wrote:
Sweeney Todd...the entire score, with the possible exception of No Place Like London


Why do you not like No Place Like London?

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^ I agree, I love "No Place Like London." If I had to live without anything in the Sweeney score (it's a hard choice; the score is essentially perfect), it'd be "The Contest." It's not even that I full-on dislike it, either--it's a perfectly enjoyable song. I just enjoy it the least, I suppose.

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Sweeney Todd:
Johanna


Into the Woods:
No One Is Alone


A Little Night Music:
The Miller's Son


Company:
Not Getting Married


Pacific Overtures:
Please Hello


Sunday in the Park with George:
Sunday, but Finishing the Hat is a close second.


Follies:
Losing My Mind


Merrily We Roll Along:
Bobby and Jackie and Jack... with many close runner ups.


Anyone Can Whistle:
Me and My Town


Assassins:
Everybody's Got the Right [Reprise]... I couldn't really pick. Love the entire thing. Love it! GAHH!!

Passion:
...hmm... I don't really think we're supposed to have a favorite song from Passion, ya know?


Saturday Night:



A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum:
Love I Hear


The Frogs:


Bounce:

...I sorta realized I used the criteria "Which song do you want to perform most?" on a few. Oops? :lol:

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Disney-Bway27 wrote:
^ I agree, I love "No Place Like London." If I had to live without anything in the Sweeney score (it's a hard choice; the score is essentially perfect), it'd be "The Contest." It's not even that I full-on dislike it, either--it's a perfectly enjoyable song. I just enjoy it the least, I suppose.


I think I would have to agree with you, Elliott. There's just something about The Contest that somewhat puts me off (like you, I do like the song, of course, it just pales a bit in comparison to the rest of the score). I don't like Pirelli's character in general to tell you the truth.

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Whoa, guys! I really don't dislike No Place Like London...it's just that I always tend to remember it as just a double reprise of "Ah, Miss" and "Epiphany" combined with some sexually solicitous dialogue by the Beggar Woman.

However, I do much appreciate it as exposition for the story. For the record, I love "The Contest" more as a theatrical piece than a song. Carry on! :D

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