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The Broadway Web: "I Want" Songs


Composer Stephen Schwartz once explained that every successful show has a main character sing an "I Want" song to motivate them and the audience through the rest of the show.

These are a few of those stand-out songs. From Gypsy Rose Lee to Elphaba and all those needy characters in between, this playlist spotlights some of the greatest "I Want" moments on Broadway.

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