Shows that are a safe bet for most children.

Open run Wicked (NYC) 19,226 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 (NYC) 10,190 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.

Opens Nov 17 The Amazing Max 19 reviews
89 Overall Score

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

Open run Aladdin (Broadway) 5,020 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 Jan 20 School of Rock - The Musical (... 2,929 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 Nov 24 The Wizard of Oz (Harlem Rep) 90 reviews
82 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 Dec 15 That Physics Show 122 reviews
80 Overall Score

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

Ends Dec 16 That Chemistry Show 16 reviews
80 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 Gazillion Bubble Show (NYC) 384 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 Frozen the Musical (Broadway) 672 reviews
77 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.

Ends Nov 24 Pinkalicious 40 reviews
73 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 Dec 15 That Inventions Show 10 reviews
69 Overall Score

From the team behind the long-running "That Physics Show" and "That Chemistry Show" comes this new show tracing the history of inventions from 1850 to the present includes hands-on demonstrations.

Open run Pirate Pete's Parrot 13 reviews
62 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.

Ends Oct 28 Show Up, Kids! 12 reviews
96 Overall Score

From Peter Michael Marino, the creator of the improvised comedy "Show Up", comes this interactive twist on the traditional kids show.

Opens Sep 23 Pluto Is Missing! A Not-So Pla... 9 reviews
85 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 Sep 23 Oliver! 1 reviews
85 Overall Score

Bringing Charles Dickens beloved novel to life, this musical classic takes audiences on a wild adventure through Victorian England.

Ends Sep 30 Neverland: Peter Returns 6 reviews
78 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.

Opens Sep 29 Gumshoe 0 reviews
- Overall Score

Join Trusty Sidekick's Young Devisers at the historic Henry Street Settlement house where a clandestine game is afoot, inspired by the legacy of Settlement founder Lillian Wald. Recommended for ages 8 and up.


Opens Oct 06 Angelina Ballerina The Musical 0 reviews
- Overall Score

Based on the animated series, "Angelina Ballerina The Next Steps," "Angelina Ballerina The Musical" is a family-friendly show that promises to have the entire audience dancing in the aisles.

Opens Sep 28 Machine de Cirque 0 reviews
- Overall Score

Making mayhem of their scrap metal set with a live percussive soundscape, this quirky crew of daredevils manufactures endless comedic madness for The New Victory Theater.