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Lost Love Broadway showtunes?

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Lost Love Broadway showtunes?#1
Posted: 1/22/09 at 2:52pm
I'm writing a piece on Broadway showtunes that relate to real life: happiness, sorrow, lost love, randomness. And I was wondering if anyone has any good showtunes that are about lost love???? Thanks for the suggestions guys!
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re: Lost Love Broadway showtunes?#2
Posted: 1/22/09 at 2:57pm
Hello Young Lovers - King and I
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re: Lost Love Broadway showtunes?#2
Posted: 1/22/09 at 2:58pm
A Man Doesn't Know - Damn Yankees
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re: Lost Love Broadway showtunes?#3
Posted: 1/22/09 at 3:04pm
Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again- Phantom

More about her father, but the lyrics leave enough to make it seem like a lost lover
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re: Lost Love Broadway showtunes?#4
Posted: 1/22/09 at 3:39pm
"Evermore Without You" - Woman in White
(*Spoiler* doesnt matter anymore though re: Lost Love Broadway showtunes?: Walter is mourning the loss of his love Laura, whom he believes dead)

"When I Look At You" - The Scarlet Pimpernel
(Don't know if it totally applies, but Marguerite is singing in reference that she no longer "knows" whom she marries, as she thinks he is a totally different person)

"Where's the Girl?" - The Scarlet Pimpernel
(Chauvelin tries to "seduce" Marguerite back to her old "affair"/love she had with him. But Marguerite is married (see above :)) and does not return the love for Chauvelin)

"Someone Like You" - Jekyll & HYDE
(Lucy is singing of an unrequitted love for Dr. Jekyll, not sure if this one would apply either!)

Hope these helped!
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re: Lost Love Broadway showtunes?#5
Posted: 1/22/09 at 3:44pm
"I Dreamed a Dream" -- Les Miserables
"This Nearly Was Mine" -- South Pacific
"My Eyes Adored You" -- Jersey Boys
"We Do Not Belong Together" -- Sunday in the Park With George
"Good Thing Going" -- Merrily We Roll Along
"Not That Girl" -- Wicked
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re: Lost Love Broadway showtunes?#6
Posted: 1/22/09 at 3:46pm
If He Walked Into My Life (Mame)- Mame sings this song when she loses Patrick, but sang out of context could be a song about lost love

Winner Takes It All or One of Us (Mamma Mia

If I Can't Love Her (Beauty and the Beast)

I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face (My Fair Lady)

Losing My Mind (Follies)- more unrequited, but could be lost

So In Love (Kiss me Kate)- could work posibly, tghe singer is definitely devoted
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re: Lost Love Broadway showtunes?#7
Posted: 1/22/09 at 4:05pm
"Not a Day Goes By"

Sometimes it hurts too much to hear this song. Its like you've opened your wrists and then you won't die. You will spend eternity listening to that song, wondering what might have been.
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re: Lost Love Broadway showtunes?#8
Posted: 1/22/09 at 4:31pm
Maybe from Annie (About he parents)
As Long as He Needs Me from Oliver (I am not sure but worth a shot)
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re: Lost Love Broadway showtunes?#9
Posted: 1/22/09 at 4:36pm
"Its like you've opened your wrists and then you won't die."

Wow.
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re: Lost Love Broadway showtunes?#10
Posted: 1/22/09 at 5:17pm
Time Heals Everything - Mack and Mabel
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re: Lost Love Broadway showtunes?#11
Posted: 1/22/09 at 6:02pm
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re: Lost Love Broadway showtunes?#12
Posted: 1/22/09 at 6:17pm
"Once Upon a Time" -- All American
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re: Lost Love Broadway showtunes?#13
Posted: 1/22/09 at 6:25pm
"But Not For Me" from George and Ira Gershwin's Girl Crazy.
"Light the candles! Get the ice out! Roll the rug up, it's today!"
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re: Lost Love Broadway showtunes?#14
Posted: 1/22/09 at 6:27pm
"Still Hurting" -- The Last 5 Years
Call the understudy / I can't go on tonight / I'm drinking with my buddy / I'm getting good and tight / Before they raise the curtain I'll be higher than a kite / So call the understudy I can't go on tonight
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re: Lost Love Broadway showtunes?#15
Posted: 1/22/09 at 6:48pm
Tell Me On A Sunday from Song & Dance/Tell Me on a Sunday is simply heartbreaking.
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re: Lost Love Broadway showtunes?#16
Posted: 1/22/09 at 7:55pm
These are some of my personal favorites:
LOVE, LOOK AWAY (Flower Drum Song)
ALWAYS…NEVER (The Young Girls of Rochefort)
JOHNNY’s SOLILOQUY (The Unsinkable Molly Brown)
LOVE, YOU DIDN’T DO RIGHT BY ME (White Christmas)
LITTLE GIRL BLUE (Jumbo)
THE PARTY’S OVER (Bells are Ringing)
LOVER COME BACK TO ME (New Moon)
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re: Lost Love Broadway showtunes?#17
Posted: 1/22/09 at 8:00pm
"Nobody Does It Like Me" and "Finale: I'm Way Ahead/Seesaw (Reprise)" from SEESAW.
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re: Lost Love Broadway showtunes?#18
Posted: 1/22/09 at 9:33pm
Someone else's story from Chess.
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re: Lost Love Broadway showtunes?#19
Posted: 1/23/09 at 12:33am
"I Could Never Rescue You" Last Five Years
"What I Did For Love" A Chorus Line (possibly out of context...)
"On My Own" Les Miserables
"I Will Never LEave You" Sideshow (kind of. they realize that they will never find love from a man but that they will always have each other..so its a little out of the box but works in my mind..)
"Easy as Life" Aida
"Another Suitcase in Another Hall" Evita
"Dividing Day" Light in the Piazza
"The Fire Within Me" Little Women (sisterly love but still)
"I Guess I'll Miss the Man" Pippin
"Without You" Rent
"How Could I Ever Know" The Secret Garden
"This Nearly Was Mine: South Pacific
"He Vas My Boyfriend" Young Frankenstein (kind of comedy but theoretically its about lost love)
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re: Lost Love Broadway showtunes?#20
Posted: 1/23/09 at 1:00am
Thinking of Him - Curtains
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re: Lost Love Broadway showtunes?#21
Posted: 1/23/09 at 6:19am
"I'll Cover You (Reprise)" - "Rent"
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re: Lost Love Broadway showtunes?#22
Posted: 1/23/09 at 6:26am
I'm Going Home - The Rocky Horror Picture Show

"Cards for sorrow cards for pain..." etc.?

I'll let you decide on that one! re: Lost Love Broadway showtunes?
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re: Lost Love Broadway showtunes?#23
Posted: 1/23/09 at 7:58am
"Nothing like you've ever known" from Tell Me on a Sunday/Song & Dance - a rare understated gem from Lloyd Webber!

"Who's gonna love me?" from Spend Spend Spend

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