Family-friendly (43)

Open run Wicked 17,832 reviews
93 Overall Score

Now in its fourteenth year on Broadway, this all-ages spectacle follows the untold true story of the Witches of Oz.

Open run The Lion King 9,202 reviews
92 Overall Score

In Julie Taymor's Tony Award winning retelling of Disney's animated hit, puppets and live actors weave a dreamscape of jungle characters, creating the story of young Simba's rise to the throne.

Ends Aug 26 The Amazing Max 15 reviews
91 Overall Score

A return engagement of Max Darwin's popular magic and comedy show for kids and adults alike.

Ends Aug 26 In The Heights (Harlem Rep) 596 reviews
90 Overall Score

Harlem Repertory Theatre revives Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award-winning musical in an intimate and expressionistic new production.

Ends Jul 29 Alligator Pie 19 reviews
90 Overall Score

Canada's Soulpepper Theatre Company presents a family musical inspired by the poems of Dennis Lee, best known to U.S. audiences as the lyricist for 'Fraggle Rock.' 

Opens Jul 29 Ragtag Theatre’s Cinderella 70 reviews
89 Overall Score

Ragtag Theatre Company presents an encore run of this musical romp inspired by 'Cinderella,' done in the style of commedia dell'arte. Formerly known as 'The Commedia Cinderella.'

Open run Kinky Boots 6,004 reviews
88 Overall Score

This Tony-winning Best Musical, about a shoemaker whose business is saved by a wildly flamboyant clientele, features a score of catchy songs written by pop star Cyndi Lauper.

Opens Sep 28 The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show 58 reviews
87 Overall Score

This page-to-stage hit returns to NYC for an encore run featuring puppet adaptations of four stories by children's author/illustrator Eric Carle.

Open run Aladdin 4,384 reviews
86 Overall Score

Disney presents the stage adaptation of its animated blockbuster, featuring the hit songs from the film, plus several more written for Broadway.

Open run Sistas - The Musical 102 reviews
85 Overall Score

A new musical that tells the story of African-American women through Top-40 music from the '30s through the '90s, including hits like "Oh, Happy Day," "Mama Said" and "I Will Survive."

Open run Stomp 831 reviews
84 Overall Score

This family-friendly percussion show has been a part of New York's theatre scene since 1994 and uses everyday objects to celebrate the power of rhythm and the sheer joy of banging on things.

Open run Blue Man Group 1,003 reviews
83 Overall Score

The "blue men's" nonverbal performance explores themes of alienation, depersonalization, and paint. Comedy, music, and paint collide in a circus of imagination.

83 Overall Score

A re-telling of C.S. Lewis' classic tale of Narnia, featuring just two performers who play all the characters that populate the epic story.

Ends Aug 20 The Wizard of Oz (Harlem Rep) 76 reviews
83 Overall Score

Harlem Repertory Theatre mounts a one-hour, family-friendly adaptation of the iconic 1939 MGM movie musical about a little girl from Kansas who journeys to the Land of Oz.

Open run Gazillion Bubble Show 311 reviews
80 Overall Score

A family-friendly bubble extravaganza, this show has been performed around the world by the creators: the Yang family. 

Open run That Physics Show 92 reviews
80 Overall Score

Longtime professional physics demonstrator David Maiullo shares his amazing "magic tricks" from the world of science.

Ends Dec 30 Cats 2,826 reviews
78 Overall Score

One of the longest-running shows in Broadway and West End history, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical is an ode to felines, inspired by T.S. Eliot’s poems. 

Open run The Ride 19 reviews
77 Overall Score

In this unique interactive experience, comedy hosts welcome audiences aboard a bus-turned-moving theater, which navigates a 75-minute ride through Midtown Manhattan.

Opens Dec 13 ELF The Musical 127 reviews
75 Overall Score

This holiday musical inspired by the beloved 2003 film returns to the Theater at Madison Square Garden for a seasonal run.

Previews start Nov 06 The SpongeBob Musical 11 reviews
75 Overall Score

Nickelodeon's beloved cartoon icon comes to life on Broadway in this new musical featuring new songs from some of rock and pop's greatest luminaries.

Ends Aug 30 Miles Thorn: Master Illusionist 54 reviews
74 Overall Score

After four sold-out limited runs in 2016, magician Miles Thorn returns to Times Square's Elektra Theatre with a brand-new show.

Ends Aug 27 Pinkalicious 34 reviews
72 Overall Score

A musical for children aged 2 - 10 based on the best selling books about a girl who loves pink cupcakes so much, that she ends up turning pink from head to toe!

72 Overall Score

Two-time Tony winner Christian Borle stars as magical candy master Willy Wonka in the new Broadway musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's beloved children's book. 

Open run Pirate Pete's Parrot 11 reviews
63 Overall Score

A children's musical from Secret Theatre about Pirate Pete, a lovable rogue on a mission to find his beloved runaway parrot, Polly.