Family-friendly (33)


Open run Wicked 18,768 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 9,868 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 Apr 08 Addy & Uno 48 reviews
91 Overall Score

Realabilities' puppet musical for families about disabilities, bullying, and friendship returns for an encore presentation.

Ends Mar 11 The Amazing Max 18 reviews
89 Overall Score

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

Open run Kinky Boots 6,509 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.

Ends Apr 08 The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show 72 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.

Opens Mar 02 William Shakespeare's Long Los... 7 reviews
87 Overall Score

The Reduced Shakespeare Company, creators of 'The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)' bring their latest Shakespearean romp to the New Victory.

Open run Aladdin 4,793 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.

Ends Feb 25 X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Na... 184 reviews
86 Overall Score

The Acting Company brings back this play dramatizing Malcolm X’s life and death.

Open run Sistas - The Musical 120 reviews
84 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."

Opens Mar 16 Black Beauty 10 reviews
84 Overall Score

The New Victory Theater presents the classic tale as you've never seen it before. So saddle up and jump headlong into a tale where loneliness gives way to hope, friends become heroes and courage saves the day.

Open run Blue Man Group 1,114 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.

Open run Stomp 917 reviews
83 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.

Ends Jun 16 The Wizard of Oz (Harlem Rep) 89 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 SpongeBob SquarePants 611 reviews
81 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.

Open run That Physics Show 106 reviews
80 Overall Score

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

Open run Gazillion Bubble Show 354 reviews
79 Overall Score

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

Ends Feb 25 Bromance 11 reviews
70 Overall Score

The New Victory Theater presents this work from the Barely Methodical Troupe that celebrates male friendship through acrobatics.

Open run Pirate Pete's Parrot 12 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.

Ends May 02 El Quijote 9 reviews
91 Overall Score

Repertorio Espanol presents an adaptation of Miguel de Cervantes’ epic novel; presented in Spanish with English language subtitles.

Ends May 31 The House of Bernarda Alba (La... 8 reviews
83 Overall Score

Repertorio Espanol presents a tragedy that unfolds in a cloistered world of women in 1930's Spain; presented in Spanish with English translation.

Ends Mar 25 Pluto Is Missing! A Not-So Pla... 7 reviews
83 Overall Score

The Peoples Improv Theater presents a family-friendly musical comedy that blends music, puppets, and fantasy with real science and space exploration history, in its story of the demoted planet Pluto's quest of…

Open run That Chemistry Show 9 reviews
80 Overall Score

From the team behind the long-running 'That Physics Show' comes this new science spectacular for families, led by veteran "mad scientist" Borislaw Bilash.

Ends Aug 11 CHALK 9 reviews
75 Overall Score

FRIGID new york @ Horse Trade presents a playful and poignant one-man homage to silent film-era comedians, created and performed by Alex Curtis.