7 Surprising Subjects for a Musical ...

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If you were looking for subjects for a musical, you'd probably think of something like romance. Traditionally, musicals are the kind of thing you could happily take your grandmother to. But in recent years, musicals have begun to cover much more unusual topics - and you'd die of embarrassment if you took your granny along. So here are some of the strangest subjects for a musical or opera …

1. Book of Mormon

One of the oddest subjects for a musical is this recent offering - but since it's from the team behind South Park, we probably shouldn't be surprised. Admittedly Jesus has already been the subject of a musical, but somehow you wouldn't expect the Church of the Latter Day Saints to provide musical material. Ask them what they think of it the next time they knock on your door …

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