This month, Broadway musical fans had a field day with the release of HBO's Those You've Known documentary, chronicling the uprising of the Tony Award-winning rock musical, Spring Awakening.
The documentary, which premiered on May 3, 2022, discussed the cultural impact of this unique show which throws traditional theater to the curb and tackles controversial issues.
Spring Awakening remains one of a kind, but it's not the only Broadway show that diverted from show-tune stereotypes. These seven musicals are edgy and unique in their own right — and might be your next obsession.
3.Hedwig and the Angry Inch
4.The Who's Tommy
5.Jesus Christ Superstar
6.Next to Normal
Which Broadway musicals are part of your playlist lately? Share your favorites in the comments below!