Great Broadway Romantic Songs – Part Two

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part two of a series. Part one can be found HERE.

Everyone loves the great romantic show-stopper songs from Broadway and West End musicals. They are feel good, romantic ballads, sung from the heart, that make us teary eyed and ‘feel warm and cozy.’ Often these musicals are made into movies which give the songs a new life and tunes to hum or sing along with.

Loving You

Marin Mazzie (1960–2018)

From the 1994 Passion musical by Stephen Sondheim. Sung by Nancy Wilson and Peabo Bryson.

Make Believe

Show Boat (1936) - Trailers From Hell

From the 1927 musical Showboat by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein. Sung by Kathryn Grayson and Howard Keel form the 1951 movie version.

Losing My Mind

Follies': Stephen Sondheim Musical Set For Film Treatment – Deadline

From the 1971 musical Follies by Stephen Sondheim. Sung by Barbara Cook.

I Have Dreamed

Remembering the Original Broadway Production of The King and I | Playbill

From the 1951 musical The King and I by Richard Rogers and Oscar Peterson. Sung by original cast members Doretta Morrow and Larry Douglas.

If Ever I Would Leave You

Camelot' Is Returning to Broadway, Reimagined by Aaron Sorkin - The New York Times

From the 1960 musical Camelot by Alan Lerner and Frederick Loewe. Sung by original cast member Robert Goulet.

So In Love

Kiss Me Kate (1953) - IMDb

From the Cole Porter 1948 musical Kiss Me Kate, Sung by Howard Keel and Kathryn Grayson from the 1953 film version.

Younger Than Spring Time

South Pacific - Original Broadway Cast Recording 1949 - The Official Masterworks Broadway Site

From the 1949 musical South Pacific by Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein.

Sung by original cast member William Tabbert.

Last Night of the World

From the 1989 Miss Saigon musical by by Caude-Michel Schonberg and Alan Boublil. Sung by original cast members Lea Salonga and Simon Bowman


Bruce J. Wood
Bruce J. Wood
Bruce J. Wood, founder of AOIDE Bruce J. Wood has worked on Wall Street in business finance and strategy, and has written hundreds of finance business plans, strategic plans, economic feasibility studies, and economic impact studies. Bruce has lectured on creativity and strategic thinking, as well as worked on the development of numerous publishing, film, television, and performing arts projects, along with downtown revitalizations, using the arts as an economic catalyst. As an aficionado of music, art, and dance, Bruce is also a writer and an outdoor enthusiast. He has written poetry, blogs, articles, and many creative project concepts. He lives in the Metro Detroit area and enjoys writing poetry, backpacking, and ballroom dancing.

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