Shows that are a safe bet for most children.

Open run Wicked 18,957 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 10,002 reviews
91 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 05 Addy & Uno 49 reviews
91 Overall Score

Through puppets and soaring music, this heartfelt and comic musical for families explores disability, kindness, and resilience.

Open run Aladdin 4,885 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 May 20 The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show 76 reviews
86 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 School of Rock - The Musical 2,821 reviews
85 Overall Score

Based on the hit Jack Black film, this musical comedy features songs by 'Jesus Christ Superstar' composer Andrew Lloyd Webber.

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 That Physics Show 112 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 367 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 That Chemistry Show 13 reviews
76 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.

Open run Frozen the Musical (Broadway) 307 reviews
74 Overall Score

Disney brings its blockbuster animated movie musical to Broadway. This is the timeless tale of two sisters, pulled apart by a mysterious secret. Both are searching for love. They just don’t know where to find it.

Open run Pirate Pete's Parrot 13 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.

Opens Apr 29 Pluto Is Missing! A Not-So Pla... 8 reviews
82 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…

Ends Aug 11 CHALK 10 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.

Ends Sep 30 Neverland: Peter Returns 2 reviews
73 Overall Score

The Swedish Cottage Marrionette Theatre puts their spin on the beloved children’s classic in this puppet show best for young children.

Open run Princess Particular 7 reviews
48 Overall Score

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

Ends May 20 Cereals 0 reviews
- Overall Score

The Flea premieres the third and fourth episodes of 'Cereals,' a program of live short plays based on folk tales, for families with children ages 5 and up.

Opens May 04 Seedfolks 0 reviews
- Overall Score

14 distinct and diverse characters are brought to life in The New Victory's one-woman show exploring the American immigrant experience. Based on the book by Newbery Medal-winning author Paul Fleischman.

Opens May 19 Pss Pss 0 reviews
- Overall Score

Inspired by the silent film era, this clowning couple fumbles through merry mishaps, absurd antics and priceless pas de deux. A presentation of The Victory Theater for ages 4 and up.

Ends Apr 29 The Little Red Fish 0 reviews
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Puppet Kitchen, the team behind the puppetry in last year’s family hit 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show,' presents a brand new puppet adventure about a boy and his pet fish.