Give your workout a big boost of energy with these Broadway chart-busters

By Chris Lawhorn
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With the Tony Awards this Sunday, it's the perfect time time to survey Manhattan's musical landscape. This year's nominees include a wealth of new shows such as "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" and screen-to-stage adaptations of Rocky and Disney's Aladdin. Plus, Idina Menzel follows her star turn in Frozen with the lead role in "If/Then," a musical that reunites her with fellow RentalumniAnthony Rapp.

Highlights from each of these new productions appear in the playlist below. Additionally, you'll find old favorites from the 1960s-set show (and soon-to-be major motion picture) "Jersey Boys," the opening number from "The Book of Mormon," an uptempo R&B hit from "Motown: The Musical", and a crowdpleasing duet from "Kinky Boots."

If you're a casual Broadway fan, this playlist might provide a chance to delve a little deeper on your next trip to the gym. At the very least it'll help you decide for whom you're going to root during the Tony broadcast.

To find more workout songs, check out the free database at Run Hundred. You can browse by genre, tempo, and era to find the best songs to rock your workout.

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