Top 5 Musical Theatre Families with Louise Kelly

Top 5 Musical Theatre Families with Louise Kelly

Today we talk to a children’s entertainer, musical educator, professional performer, wife and mother to talk all things musical theatre families.

Louise’s Top 5

  1. Tevye, Golde and their 5 Daughters – Fiddler on the Roof
  2. Donna & Sophie Sheridan – Mamma Mia
  3. The Elliot Family – Billy Elliot
  4. The Family Von Trapp – The Sound of Music
  5. The Baker and his Wife – Into The Woods

Honourable Mentions

  • Johnston Family in Blood Brothers
  • Snow Family in Carousel
  • Family in Grey Gardens
  • Seven Brothers in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Paul’s Top 5

  1. Von Trapp Family Singers – Sound of Music
  2. The Addams Family – The Addams Family
  3. Tevye, Golde, Tzietel, Hodel, Chava, Beilke, Shptintze – Fiddler on the Roof
  4. The Banks Family – Mary Poppins
  5. Wormwood Family – Matilda



  • Hullabaloolou – it’s a thing (not a label)!
  • Can you name a vegetable starting with the letter i?
  • Do you appropriately appreciate editing processes?
  • Spoiler alert for Into the Woods (act 2)
  • Should we adopt the title of Von Morrison Family singers?
  • #$^%& language in an accent is forgivable
  • How many fathers in Mamma Mia, Paul?
  • Do you know Tevye’s surname?
  • Was ‘Crickey’ the name of the 6th daughter from the book that was left out of the musical?
  • The musical Wormwoods versus the book Wormwoods
  • TV show Addams Family versus musical Addams Family (spoiler alert)
  • God Bless Kurt!
  • Is wine a food?
  • The fastest fast five ever
  • #louisewantstobethebakerswife
  • Does Louise have the best family ever? A cup of tea, an offer to do washing AND fix the dishwasher!


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