Five Fantastic Family Friendly Broadway Shows

Broadway has at long last reopened its curtains, but you don’t have to leave the kids at the hotel to experience the world’s best performances on the Great White Way.

 

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Lyric Theatre | opens on November 12th

 

Potterheads young and old can rejoice at a magical continuation of the saga which is a spellbinding tale set 20 years after the movies. Held in a completely revamped theater, the two-part play is Tony-awarded but best suited for teens and tweens with longer attention spans because the two shows with one intermission, are over five hours in total.

 

Dear Evan Hansen

Music Box Theatre | opens on December 11th

 

This Tony- and Grammy-award winning musical is a captivating coming-of-age performance chronicling high school senior Evan Hansen’s journey of self-discovery and acceptance while dealing with anxiety disorders. With darker themes, it’s mesmerizing yet still best for teens.

 

The Lion King

Minskoff Theatre | open now

 

This musical stays true to the timeless story with enthralling songs and heartwarming animal characters from the original Disney movie. It also spices up the classic with new Broadway tunes and meticulously crafted costumes.

 

Wicked

Gershwin Theatre | open now

 

Ever wonder what happened in Oz before Dorothy arrived? Celebrating its 18th anniversary, this megahit musical tells the backstory of the Witches of Oz with Stephen Shwartz’s catchy lyrics and music, all told with high-flying acrobatics.

 

Aladdin

New Amsterdam Theatre | open now

 

With plenty of kiddie-friendly jokes and classic songs, this colorfully explosive Disney adaptation is a family favorite, especially when they bring out the confetti cannon!