Family-friendly (36)

Open run Wicked 16,705 reviews
93 Overall Score

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

Open run The Lion King 8,468 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 May 20 In The Heights (Harlem Rep) 555 reviews
91 Overall Score

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

Open run Kinky Boots 5,498 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 56 reviews
88 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 3,964 reviews
86 Overall Score

Disney presents the long-awaited musical theater adaptation of its animated blockbuster, featuring the hit songs from the film, plus several more written for Broadway.

Open run Sistas - The Musical 91 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 762 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.

84 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.

Open run Blue Man Group 913 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.

Ends Sep 09 The Wizard of Oz (Harlem Rep) 60 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.

Ends May 06 The Lightning Thief: The Percy... 83 reviews
81 Overall Score

The Lucile Lortel Theatre presents an action-packed musical based on Rick Riordan best-selling young-adult fantasy novel of the same name. 

Open run Gazillion Bubble Show 278 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 83 reviews
80 Overall Score

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

Open run Cats 2,388 reviews
79 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. 

Opens Apr 23 Charlie and The Chocolate Factory 144 reviews
75 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. 

Ends Apr 23 The Little Mermaid (Literally ... 30 reviews
75 Overall Score

Literally Alive revives its musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale about a young mermaid who falls for a prince and ventures onto land.

Ends Aug 30 Miles Thorn: Master Illusionist 51 reviews
75 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 May 28 Pinkalicious 32 reviews
70 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!

Ends May 31 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 13 Ferdinand 2 reviews
91 Overall Score

Tasty Monster Productions presents this solo comedy for families about the trials and tribulations of a single father.

Ends Aug 12 The Space Pirate Puppy Musical! 7 reviews
88 Overall Score

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade and Tasty Monster Productions present an intergalactic rock and roll puppy pirate extravaganza for families. Best for ages 7 and up.

Ends May 28 Flight School The Musical 12 reviews
87 Overall Score

Based on the children's book of the same name, Vital Theatre's new musical is about a penguin who goes to flight school to learn how to fly.

86 Overall Score

The Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre presents a modern puppet retelling of three classic Hans Christian Andersen tales.