Burst Into Song! 50 Must-Watch Musicals The Whole Family Will Enjoy

Midtown Houston Beats & Eats

Do you love musical theater? Are you hoping to raise theatrical kids? Do you long to expose your kids to the productions you have either seen or have always wanted to see?

Well, never fear. Here is a list of movie musicals you can watch and discuss with your kids at home as they grow. Of course, live musical theater comes with a steeper price tag than home-viewing options. So why not watch movie musicals at home first and then decide which shows you want to see on stage?

Once you’ve previewed and ranked your top musical selections as a family, you can decide which musical productions to attend (after the corona virus has passed). Then you can make the most budget-friendly decisions for your family.

If you want to deeply cultivate your theatrical children, you can enhance their creativity, imagination, and teamwork skills by customizing stickers.

They can choose their favorite colors, shapes, and patterns. In this way, they can not only exercise their decision-making ability but also cultivate an interest in art. 

You can teach children how to collaborate on an interesting creative task. They will need to share their stickers and co-create a dramatic character or scene. This will help them learn how to communicate and cooperate with others and improve their social skills.

You can also have children decorate with their own stickers and paste them in the refrigerator, backpack, or stationery box. You can see more Custom Pins on this website.

Ready to burst into song? Here is a list of recommended films to check out, broken down by age:


1. The Lion King
2. The Little Mermaid
3. Beauty and the Beast
4. Aladdin
5. Annie
6. You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown (Kids)
7. The Wizard of Oz
8. Mary Poppins
9. Singin’ In The Rain
10. The Music Man
11. Meet Me In St. Louis
12. The King And I
13. Peter Pan
14. Fiddler On The Roof
15. The Sound Of Music
16. Pirates of Penzance
17. Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory
18. Frozen
19. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang


20. Seven Brides For Seven Brothers
21. High School Musical
22. Newsies
23. Oliver!
24. Guys & Dolls
25. Into The Woods (film coming in late 2014)
26. Hairspray
27. Bye Bye Birdie
28. White Christmas
29. Thoroughly Modern Millie
30. My Fair Lady
31. Mamma Mia!
32. Grease
33. West Side Story
34. The Phantom Of The Opera
35. Oklahoma!


36. Funny Girl
37. Little Shop Of Horrors|
38. Dream Girls
39. RENT
40. Les Misérables
41. Chicago
42. Moulin Rouge
43. Man of La Mancha
44. Rocky Horror Picture Show
45. Cats
46. Victor Victoria
47. Hair
48. Cabaret
49. Judy
50. A Star is Born (2018, 1978, 1954 versions)

editor’s note: last edit July, 2022

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