Welcoming Song
A song in a musical that welcomes a character somewhere.
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"Willkommen, bienvenue, welcome!
Fremde, etranger, stranger.
Gluklich zu sehen, je suis enchante,
Happy to see you, bleibe, reste, stay.
Willkommen, bienvenue, welcome
Im Cabaret, au Cabaret, to Cabaret"

"Wilkommen" -Cabaret

A Character in a musical enters a new place and is welcomed by the residents.
Examples:

Theatre and Musicals

  • In Annie, Mr. Warbucks' servants welcome Annie to her new home with song and dance, and she sings her reaction: "I Think I'm Going to Like It Here."

  • "Welcome to the Theatre" from Applause, The Musical of All About Eve.

  • "Wilkommen" is the opening song of Cabaret.

  • In Oliver!! (based on Oliver Twist) the boys sing "Consider Yourself" (consider yourself, at home. Consider yourself, one of the family...)

  • "Iowa Stubborn" from The Music Man, in which the inhabitants of River City sing about how they're all Jerkasses,
    "But what the heck, you're welcome,
    Join us at the picnic.
    You can eat your fill
    Of all the food you bring yourself."

  • Tommy has both "Tommy's Holiday Camp" and "Welcome".

Film

Animated Films

Music

Literature

  • One of the songs in the Redwall novel Taggerung is a song about welcoming a son home. Here it is sung in the audiobook.

Western Animation

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