Family Shows on Broadway
So the kids are back from summer camp, and there’s still a few weeks before the start of the school year. Now is a great time to make some memories with a magical theatre experience. Here are some Broadway and Off Broadway shows that are perfect for the whole family.
Disney presents the long-awaited stage adaptation of its animated blockbuster, featuring the hit songs from the film plus several more written for Broadway.
The nonverbal performance of “blue men” exploring themes of alienation, depersonalization, and paint.
Finding Neverland – closes August 21st
A new musical based on the 2004 film that tells the fascinating story of how Peter became Pan.
The Royal Shakespeare Company’s adaptation of Roald Dahl’s beloved children’s book has come to Broadway, and seems destined for a long, successful run.
A percussion show that celebrates the power of rhythm and the sheer joy of banging on things.
Professional physics demonstrator David Maiullo brings his scientific “magic” from the world of physics to the Elektra Theatre.
At the New World Stages in midtown, a family-friendly extravaganza created by Fan Yang (holder of 12 Guinness World Records) wherein many bubbles are blown under hi-tech lighting.
In Julie Taymor’s inventive retelling of Disney’s animated hit, puppets and live actors weave a dreamscape of jungle characters as we follow young Simba’s rise to the throne.
In this classic musical – the longest running in Broadway history – a hideously deformed man lives in the cellars of the Paris Opera and takes a beautiful soprano as a student.
Now a full decade into its run, this family-friendly spectacle about the teenage years of the Good Witch and the Green Witch remains one of Broadway’s hottest tickets.