What Broadway Songs Pump You Up? Help Us Make a Theater Fan Playlist!

Show-Score | By Carissa Chesanek | Jan 10, 2017

Nervous about landing that new job? Anxious about your upcoming date? Share the Broadway songs that give you that much-needed boost of confidence!

We all know that there's no better way to get your adrenaline flowing than by invoking the confidence of your favorite Broadway characters. And who knows those Broadway characters better than our passionate community of theater super fans?

Whether you channel Alexander Hamilton's cocky can't-lose attitude or the eternal optimism of Nellie Forbush, we want to know: what Broadway songs pump you up when you need a pick-me-up to get through the day?

Comment below with the songs that get you jazzed, and we'll create a community Spotify playlist next week, filled with your picks!

To get things started, here are five of our favorite confidence-boosting Broadway tunes:

1. Buenos Aires - "Evita"

Get what you want by always putting your best — and most stylish — foot forward.

2. Do You Hear the People Sing - "Les Miserables"

When the going gets tough, seek out a friend to help motivate you.

3. Defying Gravity - "Wicked"

When in doubt, just be you — and don’t be afraid to bend the rules. 

4. My Shot - "Hamilton"

This is your shot to shine, and nobody is going to take that away from you.

5. Fabulous Baby - "Sister Act"

Don’t be afraid of dreaming. Ambition is the key to your success.  

  • What Broadway songs pump you up and get you going? Share in the comments, and we'll make a Show-Score community playlist!