(March 21–April 19)
"Take Me or Leave Me"—Rent
Being the first sign of the zodiac, Aries are independent trailblazers, and will always stand up for what they believe. Symbolized by the ram, Aries are confident and passionate, which is why a fiery duet like "Take Me or Leave Me" from Rent is the perfect Pride anthem. Both Maureen and Joanne know who they are and won't change for anyone.
(April 20–May 20)
"I Am What I Am"—La Cage aux Folles
Like their symbol of the bull, when a Taurus knows they're right, they dig in their heels and can't be shaken. "I Am What I Am" from La Cage aux Folles is a classic anthem about self-love and never backing down, a perfect Pride anthem for a steadfast, resilient Taurus.
(May 21–June 20)
"The Origin of Love"—Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Gemini is often associated with duality—the sign is represented by twins, after all. This is because in Greek mythology, Gemini is represented by Hermes—who was the only god who was allowed to visit the Underworld, and therefore exist in both spaces (and more open to seeing situations from both perspectives). In "Origin of Love," Hedwig explores Aristophanes' speech from Plato's Symposium, which proposes that at the beginning of time, humans were composed of two people (of all genders) stuck back-to-back. The gods split them in half, and now human spend their entire lives trying to find their other half, which is sure to resonate with Geminis.
(June 21–July 22)
"Raise You Up/Just Be"—Kinky Boots
Cancers value community, so the finale of Kinky Boots, where Lola, the Angels, and the Price & Son factory workers coming together to celebrate each other (while sporting thigh-high, sparkling red boots) is exactly what Cancers should be blasting fom their speakers this Pride month.
(July 23–August 22)
"Over The Top"—Everybody's Talking About Jamie
No other sign thrives in the spotlight in as well as a Leo because they exude confidence and a fidelity to themselves that's unmatched. However, should a Leo ever need a Pride Month confidence boost, they should give "Over The Top" from Everybody's Talking About Jamie. The empowering anthem is performed by Jamie's drag mentor Loco Chanelle and an ensemble of drag queens as she encourages Jamie to step out into the spotlight for the first time and name his drag alter ego—which, fittingly for a Leo, is named Mimi Me.
(August 23–September 22)
"Changing My Major"—Fun Home
Analytical and famously committed to perfecting every task they undertake, Virgos are never satisfied until they complete anything they start, which is why "Changing My Major" from Fun Home is their perfect Pride anthem. Triumphant and catchy, the song is an emotional climax for the character of college-aged Alison Bechdel, who upon having her first lesbian experience becomes committed to "changing her major to Joan."
(September 23–October 22)
"Dance With You"—The Prom
Libras favor balance and symmetry. All they need is harmonious relationships, which is why Libras may be found listening to "Dance With You" from The Prom on repeat. In this song, two young women are trying to navigate their relationship despite discrimination and hostility in their community.
(October 23–November 21)
"I'll Cover You"—Rent
Famously romantic and steadfastly loyal, Scorpios are known for loving hard and giving their all to those they love, much like the characters Angel and Collins in Rent. "I'll Cover You" is a sweet, upbeat song shared between the couple, where they declare their love for each other, and (in true competitive Scorpio style), attempt to outdo each other with romantic sentiments.
(November 22–December 21)
"Heaven Is a Place On Earth"—Head Over Heels
Sagittarians are known for their joyful and effervescent nature, and for never being afraid of reinvention—so it's only natural that their Pride anthem carry that same energy. "Heaven is a Place on Earth" from Head Over Heels is a re-imagined version of The Go-Go's classic that celebrates living and loving in the moment.
(December 22–January 19)
"What About Love?"—The Color Purple
Capricorns are deliberate and thoughtful with everything they do, including romantic relationships, which is why The Color Purple's "What About Love" captures the Capricorn spirit. In the beloved duet between Celie and Shug, the two explore their new romantic bond with intention and a checklist, deciding by the end to choose joy, love, and to embrace their truth.
(January 20–February 18)
"Unruly Heart"—The Prom
Aquarians, above all else, can't help but be true to themselves; and they have no time for others' limitations or small-mindedness, like The Prom's teenage protagonist Emma Nolan. "Unruly Heart" is a showstopping power-ballad where Emma proudly declares her love for her girlfriend and that "nobody out there ever gets to define the life I'm meant to lead with this unruly heart of mine."
(February 19–March 20)
"Ring of Keys"—Fun Home
Pisces are well-known for their intuitive and empathetic nature, easily connecting with those around them. In "Ring of Keys," we experience Small Alison trying to articulate her recognition of kinship with a butch lesbian. An emotional high-point of the musical, this song will have Pisces asking, "do you feel my heart saying 'hi?'"