Jonathan Rosenbaum's Ten Favorite Offbeat Musicals

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Consider the following not so much a definitive list but as a starting point for checking out some of the weirdest and most pleasurable musical comedies in my personal pantheon. The order is chronological.

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    Love Me Tonight

    1932, in 11 top lists Check
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    Hallelujah I'm a Bum

    1933 — a.k.a. Hallelujah, I'm a Tramp, in 2 top lists Check
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    Hellzapoppin'

    1941, in 6 top lists Check
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    The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T.

    1953, in 4 top lists Check
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    Red Garters

    1954, in 0 top lists Check
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    Bells Are Ringing

    1960, in 1 top list Check
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    Let's Make Love

    1960 — a.k.a. The Billionaire, in 1 top list Check
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    Les demoiselles de Rochefort

    1967 — a.k.a. The Young Girls of Rochefort, in 11 top lists Check
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    That's Entertainment! III

    1994, in 1 top list Check
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    Silence... on tourne

    1976 — a.k.a. Silence... We're Shooting, in 0 top lists Check
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Last updated on Feb 1, 2012; source