Family-friendly (NY Reviews) (30)

Shows the whole family can enjoy!

From Disney classics like 'The Lion King', to stage adaptations of beloved children's books, family-friendly theatre is a popular choice for families looking to head into New York's theatreland.

Let Show-Score's community of avid theatre fans tell you the best shows on Broadway and beyond for families! Read New York Theatre reviews from our members and their picks for the best children's family shows running in and around New York right now!

93
Must See!
22K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

This all-ages musical spectacle tells the untold true story of the Witches of Oz.

91
Must See!
11K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

Puppets and live actors create a magical world to tell the story of Simba's rise to the throne.

Score it Buy from $52
90
Excellent
20 Reviews
Opens Oct 23
NYC: East Village

A one-man adaptation of the beloved holiday classic featuring Charles Dickens as narrator. 



89
Excellent
711 Reviews
Ends Jan 2023
NYC: Midtown W

Returning to its Off-Broadway roots, this new production stars Jeremy Jordan and Christian Borle.

88
Excellent
1K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

Harry Potter is all grown up in this Tony-winner that brings the magic of the books alive on stage.

86
Excellent
6K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

Disney's stage adaptation features hit songs from the film, plus several new songs for Broadway.

86
Excellent
462 Reviews
Opens Nov 18
NYC: Midtown W

Radio City Music Hall presents its annual holiday extravaganza featuring the legendary Rockettes!

85
Excellent
14 Reviews
Ends May 2023
NYC: Gramercy

Repertorio Espanol's revival of Lorca's tragic tale of a cloistered world of women in 1930's Spain.

84
Great
176 Reviews
Opens Nov 27
NYC: Greenwich V

The return of Be Bold! Productions' family-friendly musicalization of Charles Dickens' iconic tale.

83
Great
1K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: East Village

This family-friendly show celebrates the power of percussion and the sheer joy of banging on things.

83
Great
25 Reviews
Ends Dec 2023
NYC: Gramercy

An adaptation of Miguel de Cervantes’ epic novel.

83
Great
1K+ Reviews
Ends Jan 2023
NYC: Midtown W

The ghost-with-the-most comes to life in this rocking musical based on Tim Burton’s beloved film.

83
Great
64 Reviews
Ends Oct 16
NYC: Midtown E

A musical evening featuring an variety of Irving Berlin songs from his classic collection of films.

82
Great
1K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: East Village

A worldwide phenomenon where comedy, music, and paint collide in a circus of the imagination.

82
Great
23 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Virtual

Irish Rep presents a recorded version of the classic musical about a family dealing with change.

Score it Buy from $49
82
Great
215 Reviews
Starts Nov 21
NYC: Midtown W

Characters from two beloved literary classics join forces in this family-friendly holiday special.

81
Great
27 Reviews
Ends Dec 2022
NYC: Virtual

Set at a certain school for witches and wizardry, meet an unrecognized classmate, Wayne.

79
Good
498 Reviews
Ends Apr 2023
NYC: Midtown W

This spectacular display of sight and sound can only be described as ‘bubble artistry’.

78
Good
4 Reviews
Ends Nov 27
NYC: Midtown W

A brand new musical based on and featuring characters from the iconic children's show.

Score it Buy from $30
84
Great
4 Reviews
Opens Dec 16
NYC: Upper W Side

Mozart’s magical fairy tale is a classic holiday treat for audiences of all ages.

76
Good
1 Review
Ends Oct 23
NYC: Chelsea

Set in a Hawaii before statehood, two sisters reckon with what family can mean.

Score it Buy from $20
Unreviewed
Opens Oct 14
NYC: Midtown W

A family-friendly, food-forward percussion show.

Score it Buy from $20
Unreviewed
Opens Nov 11
NYC: Midtown W

A new production of Shakespeare's classic, set in a tumultuous city in the American South.

Score it Buy from $20
Unreviewed
Opens Nov 12
NYC: Midtown W

A re-writing of the classic action-packed tale of justice and intrigue.