Family-Friendly Shows

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  • A Christmas Carol

    The holiday masterpiece, A Christmas Carol, comes to Broadway for 8 weeks only following critically acclaimed runs at London’s Old Vic. Two visionary talents, playwright Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and director Matthew Warchus (Matilda), offer a magical new interpretation of Charles Dickens’ beloved story. Time Out raves, “Five stars. It’s a stunning piece of visual theater.”

  • Aladdin

    Disney’s animated film Aladdin (1992) is now a new musical. The magic of Aladdin, including the wonderful music by Alan Menken, which was written for the movie, takes the Broadway stage at the New Amsterdam Theatre. The book by Chad Beguelin (Elf, The Wedding Singer) is filled with adventure, action, romance, and humor. Aladdin offers families fantastic Broadway entertainment on every level.

  • Beetlejuice

    The ghost-with-the-most makes his Broadway debut in this hilarious new musical based on Tim Burton’s dearly beloved film. The story of a strange and unusual teenager who feels invisible and a spirited demon who is invisible, Beetlejuice is an “EYE-POPPING EXPERIENCE WITH WICKEDLY GOOD TUNES, OFF-THE-WALL HUMOR, AND ENDLESS VISUAL DELIGHTS!” (Variety). And under its uproarious surface (six feet under, to be exact), it’s a remarkably touching show about family, ...

  • Blue Man Group

    Blue Man Group features three characters who resemble men in various ways except that they are blue. They are also bald, look sort of plastic and are dressed entirely in black. They take the stage to perform an array of musical, comic and magic bits, which are seemingly unrelated except by the fact that one moment builds upon the other to create an evening of total entertainment. These enigmatic presences ...

  • Derren Brown: Secret

    Derren Brown: Secret is Derren Brown’s acclaimed magic show that features a theatrical blend of illusion, mind reading, and will make you question and take a closer look at the world around you!

  • Frozen

    Frozen, the Academy Award winning film from Disney is coming to Broadway in the spring of 2018. The hit musical tells the story of Anna and Elsa, two sisters and princesses. Once Elsa’s magical powers are unleashed, their life will never be the same. Frozen on Broadway will feature songs known from the popular film as well as new songs never heard before.  

  • Gazillion Bubble Show

    This show will simply amaze your entire family. There’s no plot here but there is spectacle, science and imaginative creativity. Developed by Fan and Ana Yang, who are also husband and wife, this show utilizes special lighting effects, lasers and magnificent bubble artistry. This is a magical evening in the theatre that is totally kid friendly.

  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

    Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series, originally written by J.K. Rowling. In this new Potter-story, Harry is an overworked employee with three kids . His struggles with his youngest son Albus forces them both to confront past and present issues.

  • Little Shop of Horrors

    Little Shop of Horrors starring Jonathan Groff, Tammy Blanchard and Christian Borle is back in the off-Broadway revival of this cult favorite musical.

  • STOMP

    STOMP is movement and percussion. It’s a celebration of creative dance, sound and life expressed through complex rhythms and innovative music.  This isn’t your typical tap or modern dance show, not with a name like STOMP. STOMP is big, expressive and in your face.

  • That Physics Show

    In this spectacular show, David Maiullo brings the world of physics on stage and demonstrates how his “magic” controls the world we live in.

  • The Lion King

    With signature direction and conceptualization by Julie Taymor, The Lion King, which was based on the Academy Award winning movie of the same name, premiered on Broadway in 1998, winning six Tonys. This play is a visually rich, musically vibrant telling of the story of Simba—a young lion cub and prince who seems unconcerned with his heritage until his father is murdered. It is then that Simba must learn to ...

  • Wicked

    Wouldn’t you love to know the Wicked Witch of the West’s backstory? And what about Glinda? How did she come to be so good? Wicked considers both of these questions and more as it reshapes our understanding of what goes down in the Wizard of Oz. This highly imaginative musical features a fine book by Winnie Holzman and music and lyrics by one of Broadway’s most accomplished composers, Stephen Schwartz. ...