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Broadway Jukebox: Broadway's Best Political Anthems

It's time to raise your voice and make them hear you!

Election Day is right around the corner, and while we count down the days until we can cast our votes, we might as well get in the political spirit... Broadway-style. BroadwayWorld has pulled together 40 of our favorite songs from musicals with political messages. Enjoy...

Enjoy songs from musicals like: Ragtime, Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson, 1776, Newsies, Assassins, South Pacific, Hamilton, Hair, Fiorello!, Urinetown, Grey Gardens, Merrily We Roll Along, and many more!

Did we miss one of your favorites? Tell us which song with a political message stands out to you.

Want more showtunes? Study up on Broadway history with music from the 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, and 2010s. Check out our favorite Overtures, Opening numbers, 'I Want' songs, Act 1 finales, Act 2 openers, 11 o'clock numbers, and Finales. Plus, celebrate fall and throw a Broadway party!


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