Family-friendly (32)
Open run Wicked 15,314 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 7,690 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) 525 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 5,019 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 3,506 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 80 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 820 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.

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.

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 Stomp 705 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 Apr 09 946: The Amazing Story of Adol... 49 reviews
80 Overall Score

Kneehigh uses live music, puppetry, dance, and visual high jinks in this adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's book about soldiers prepping for the battle of Normandy.

Open run Gazillion Bubble Show 252 reviews
79 Overall Score

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

Open run Cats 1,946 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 80 reviews
79 Overall Score

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

Ends Apr 02 BUZZ, Son of a Bee...an actor'... 20 reviews
66 Overall Score

Vampingo Productions presents a new musical comedy that follows the journey of eight individuals as they search for a home in the theater.

Ends Aug 30 Miles Thorn: Master Illusionist 3 reviews
95 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 Aug 12 The Space Pirate Puppy Musical! 6 reviews
91 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.

Opens Apr 28 Nivelli's War 3 reviews
87 Overall Score

The New Victory Theater presents this story of a six-year-old boy who is stranded in the countryside at the close of WWII, and the mysterious tramp who agrees to walk him 200 kilometers to his home.

Ends May 31 El Quijote 6 reviews
86 Overall Score

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

Ends Apr 23 The Little Mermaid 6 reviews
85 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 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.

Open run The Ride 5 reviews
82 Overall Score

In this unique interactive experience, comedy hosts welcome audiences aboard a bus-turned-moving theater, which navigates a 75-minute ride through Midtown Manhattan.

Opens Apr 04 The Lightning Thief: The Percy... 4 reviews
80 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. 

80 Overall Score

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