Family-friendly (31)
Open run Wicked 14,908 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 7,445 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) 506 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 4,778 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.

Open run Aladdin 3,304 reviews
87 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.

87 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.

Opens Feb 10 Water on Mars 10 reviews
87 Overall Score

The New Victory presents this riotous performance of hypnotic juggling tricks for children and adults.

Open run Blue Man Group 775 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 Sistas - The Musical 76 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."

Open run Stomp 661 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.

Ends May 27 The Wizard of Oz (Harlem Rep) 40 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.

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.

82 Overall Score

Friends Always Creating Theatre presents this new family musical inspired by the true story of Stubby, the most decorated dog of World War I.

Open run Gazillion Bubble Show 233 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 1,745 reviews
80 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 74 reviews
79 Overall Score

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

Ends Feb 05 Babel 15 reviews
77 Overall Score

Convergences Theatre Collective presents the world premiere of an acrobatic dance-theater interpretation of the ancient 'Tower of Babel' tale.

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 Feb 20 The History Mystery 3 reviews
82 Overall Score

TADA! Youth Theater presents a time-traveling musical for kids featuring Martin Luther King Jr., Eleanor Roosevelt, the Wright Brothers, and other historic figures when they were children.

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 5 reviews
80 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 Feb 12 Snow White & The Seven Little ... 1 reviews
80 Overall Score

Part of Frog & Peach Theatre Company's Tinkerbell Theatre Series, this comic, interactive musicalization of 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs' is aimed at ages 4 and up.

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.

Open run Princess Particular 3 reviews
50 Overall Score

Secret Theatre's new musical for children about the spirited and feisty young Princess Particular.