Welcome to the Theatre Dictionary’s conversation about the term 11 o’clock number.

On 11 o’clock number’s official page, we collaborated with our friends at Avenue Q to tell you it’s the big crowd pleasing number that happens at the end of a musical.

But now we want to know what the term 11 o’clock number means to you. You can use the comments section to tell us.

— Can you name some 11 o’clock numbers?

— Have you performed in an 11 o’clock number yourself?

If you’d like to make a video of your own about the term 11 o’clock number, then we’d love to hear from you! Just email us through our contact page. Tell us about yourself and why you want to make a video. We’ll be in touch ASAP and give you details on how to add your video to the Theatre Dictionary!


Mark Blankenship, Theatre Dictionary editor