The march of madness continues on, and now it is time for the O-Deck’s February Musical Madness. This time around we are facing a battle of a musical nature. Sixty-four stage musicals facing off against one another on the stage, but only one shall remain for the curtain call.
Finding enough contenders was a simple task for this bracket. Keeping the number down to sixty-four was a bit more difficult. The bracket is the result of a combination of a list of the longest running musicals and suggestions put forth by people on Twitter. You may not agree with the rankings or think something was left out, but we put a lot of thought into this. This is what you got.
And to address the elephant in the room, Hamilton is not a contender this time around. It’s simply too new, and I wished to avoid a Firefly-esque scenario. Sorry, Hamilton fans. Don’t hate me.
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Above each poll are links to Youtube videos of each show. If you are unfamiliar with a show, or you just need something to help make your decision, those videos should help. Though each contender is a Broadway or West-End musical, some of the video links are in different languages due to difficulty in finding good quality videos. Though the language is different, the music itself is universal.
Round 1: Today
Round 2: Thurs. Feb. 11
Big 32: Mon. Feb. 15
Sweet 16: Wed. Feb. 17
Elite 8: Fri. Feb. 19
Final 4: Tues. Feb. 23
Championship: Thurs. Feb. 25
It has been a long wait for this bracket, and I want to thank those that helped put it together. I hope everyone enjoys voting in it.