@playbill Les Miz - in a ghostly afterlife, some students plan a revolution. And they can't die this time...
— Emma Jouhin (@Fuzzy_Lollipop) September 16, 2015
The international hit musical Les Misérables, currently back on Broadway, tells the story of relentless policeman Javert's decades-long pursuit of the escaped convict Jean Valjean. Valjean becomes a mayor, agrees to raise the daughter of the dying Fantine and joins the fight for freedom. Les Miz is based on Victor Hugo's epic novel. Perhaps a Les Miz sequel would include an afterlife love story for Éponine or an earthbound one for Marius and Cosette.
@playbill Instead of adults hiding knowledge of sex, it's taxes.
— Lydia Shirley (@lydia_shirley) September 16, 2015
Based on Frank Wedekind's play of the same name, Spring Awakening depicts a dozen young people making their way through the thrilling, complicated and mysterious time of sexual awakening. Maybe a sequel would show what happened to the teenagers once they had children of their own.
The Last Five Years:
@playbill The Next 5 Years, a sequel to The Last 5 Years.
— It's Fan Girl Season (@FanGirlSeason) September 18, 2015
The Last Five Years tells the story of the tumultuous five-year relationship between Jamie, a rising novelist, and Cathy, a struggling actress. Perhaps a sequel — in chronological order — would show Jamie and Cathy finally finding their true soulmates.
— Logan Culwell (@loganculwell) September 18, 2015
Something Rotten! tells the story of brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom, who are desperate to write a hit play, but are stuck in the shadow of that Renaissance rock star known as "The Bard." When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world's very first MUSICAL! Maybe a sequel would show how the Bottom Brothers became the creative minds behind the first jukebox musical.
Sweeney Todd tells the story of a barber who was unjustly imprisoned for years by a corrupt judge. He returns to England bent on revenge – a revenge that turns indiscriminately murderous, leading his resourceful accomplice, Mrs. Lovett, to bake the victims into meat pies. Perhaps a sequel would show what happened to poor Tobias.
The Book of Mormon tells the story of two young Mormons who embark on a mission to spread the gospel in Uganda. Maybe a sequel would show us what became of Elder Cunningham and Nabalungi…or focus on a different religion entirely.