Family-friendly (36)
Open run Wicked 15,183 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 7,601 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) 519 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 4,921 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 Feb 26 Water on Mars 11 reviews
87 Overall Score

New Victory Theater presents this riotous performance of hypnotic juggling from the three-man troupe Plastic Boom.

Open run Aladdin 3,441 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 79 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 Blue Man Group 804 reviews
84 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 685 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.

84 Overall Score

In the third chapter of the 'Big Gay Italian' trilogy, Anthony is approaching his 40's and is faced with the challenges of balancing his successful weight loss company with past and present relationships.

Ends May 27 The Wizard of Oz (Harlem Rep) 42 reviews
84 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 242 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 Cats 1,865 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. 

Open run That Physics Show 77 reviews
79 Overall Score

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

Ends Mar 12 The Amazing Max 10 reviews
90 Overall Score

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

Ends Mar 05 Please Bring Balloons 1 reviews
90 Overall Score

New York City Children's Theater presents an interactive, multi-sensory show based on Lindsay Ward’s picture book about a young girl who embarks on an adventure with a carousel polar bear.

Opens Mar 03 Aging Magician 2 reviews
85 Overall Score

The New Victory presents this epic new opera-theater work for adults and kids ages 10 and up, that tells the story of Harold, an aging clockmaker near the end of his unusual life.

Ends Aug 12 CHALK 5 reviews
84 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.

Ends Aug 12 The Space Pirate Puppy Musical! 4 reviews
81 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 Jul 19 The Mystery at Ginger Creek 8 reviews
81 Overall Score

Panto-WHAT?! Theater Company presents an interactive adventure for families about a pair of accused murderers trying to solve a crime they think they didn't commit. Best for ages 7 and up.

Ends Mar 05 Love That Dog 2 reviews
80 Overall Score

New York City Children's Theater presents a play about a boy who finds his voice with the help of a teacher, a writer, a pencil, some paper, and, of course, a dog.

Opens Feb 26 The Little Mermaid 1 reviews
80 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.

Open run Pirate Pete's Parrot 7 reviews
54 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.