i love musicals so much ;~; my parents basically raised me on theatre! my parents met doing shows and then i did a bunch of shows as a kid (not so much as an adult cause it turns out i can't actually act for shit lmao) and i've just always loved broadway and musicals! my all-time favorites have to beee wicked, my fair lady, music man, sound of music, song and dance, into the woods, and probably a lot of others i'm forgetting. my mom used to play a lot of musical soundtracks when we were driving in the car when i was lil so yeah i've just grown up with them! i also really love the soundtracks to titanic the musical, rent, cinderella, cats... my lists are so long tbh.
as far as musicals i've actually SEEN, i've seen wicked, anything goes, cats, and beauty and the beast on actual broadway and then a LOT more shows just in like local theaters etc that one of my family members or family friends have directed/been in. i also acted in productions of sound of music, annie, and it's a wonderful life when i was little!
Rent was amazing except I didn't care for the actresses who played Mimi. She just didn't seem to be a strong choice for her. I have also seen Sound of Music, Beauty and the Beast, Mama Mia, Phantom of the Opera, Wicked