Only Romance Numbers of Musical Theatre

In the world of musical theatre, we experience a variety of emotions. They are known to be emotional, but each one takes you on a different emotional journey. There are five core emotions- excitement, joy, love, sad, and heartbreak (while the other sprout from those). Romance is known to be one of the most common themes- shown either in the form of a couple or a love triangle.

Romantic Songs- Including Breakup and Unrequited Love

  1. As Long as Your’e Mine
  2. I’m Not That Girl
  3. A Heart Full of Love
  4. On My Own
  5. All I Ask of You
  6. Something Good
  7. Sixteen Going on Seventeen
  8. Ten Minutes Ago
  9. People Will Say We’re in Love
  10. Some Enchanted Evening
  11. This Nearly Was Mine
  12. Younger Than Springtime
  13. As Long as He Needs Me
  14. Something There
  15. Beauty and the Beast
  16. If I Can’t Love Her
  17. Evermore
  18. A Whole New World
  19. A Million Miles Away
  20. Can You Feel the Love Tonight
  21. Something to Believe In
  22. Till There Was You
  23. I Should Tell You
  24. Light My Candle
  25. I’ll Cover You
  26. Rewrite the Stars
  27. Tonight
  28. One Hand, One Heart
  29. Somewhere


As you can notice from the list above, there is a LOT of romance songs in musical theatre. Some musicals are love stories and some musicals have romance as a subplot.

2 thoughts on “Only Romance Numbers of Musical Theatre

  1. Meg, I saw “Tonight” on your list. Have you seen the new “Westside Story” movie? I have not. I saw where the Raleigh actress playing Maria got an Oscar nomination. Keith


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