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These Broadway shows are perfect for family outings. You will find that these great theatrical productions will entertain both children and parents.  It is recommended that children be at least 6 years old before you bring them to a Broadway show, consider a children's theater for younger children.   You are encouraged to do further research to ensure the play is appropriate for the age of your children.

 

High School Musical
Disney Theatrical Productions, the producers of THE LION KING and BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, have created a live stage production based on the Disney Channel Original Movie High School Musical.  This Broadway-style show delivers excitement.
Official Website: High School Musical

 

Phantom of the Opera
Andrew Lloyd Webber's long-running hit musical tells the story of a mysterious masked figure living beneath the Paris opera house and his love for a young singer.
Official Website:
Phantom

 

Hairspray
This production is based on John Waters movie Hairspray.  It is sure to be a favorite for the teen/ tween girls.  Fun, bright colored sets, and great music make this production entertaining for audiences of all ages.
Official Website: Hairspray on Broadway
 

The Little Mermaid
Another Disney movie adaptation about a mermaid's quest to find true love.I  f you're children enjoyed the Disney film of The Little Mermaid they will be absolutely enjoy The Little Mermaid musical.
Official Website:
Disney's The Little Mermaid on Broadway
Little Mermaid Tickets -  Family Resources for Broadway
 

The Lion King
This musical features amazing costumes, mesmerizing music, and many scenes where the performers dance and move through the aisles.  A definite hit for audiences of all ages.  It is a must see production.
Official Website: Disney's The Lion King on Broadway


Mary Poppins

A production based on Disney's Mary Poppins movie, where Mary Poppins enters and changes the lives of the Banks family.
Official Website:
Mary Poppins on Broadway


Wicked
If your children enjoyed The Wizard of Oz, Wicked tells the story that proceeds from the Wicked Witch of the West's perspective. While the book might be a bit dark for children, the musical is family-friendly and includes excellent performances and music throughout.
Official Website:
Wicked: The Untold Story of the Witches of Oz
 

Blue Man Group: Tubes
An
entertaining Off-Broadway show featuring three silent performers miming their way through a variety of hilarious skits. The  performances of the Blue Men will entertain kids and adults as well.
Official Website:
Blue Man Group in NYC
 

Beauty and the Beast
It is a must-see Disney production based on the movie Beauty and the Beast.
Official Website: Beauty and the Beast
 

Grease
This adaptation of the popular 70's movie starring John Travolta, Danny Zuko, and Olivia Newton-John, Sandra Dee, is about the sub-cultures of high school life set in the 1950. 
Official Website: Grease


Billy Elliot
A musical based on the popular movie, Billy Elliot, is about a boy's dream to become a
dancer against his father's wishes.
Official Website: Billy Elliot


Shrek - The Musical
Shrek, is the journey of an ogre and his donkey friend as they attempt to rescue a princess and save her from marrying an evil lord.  Based on Disney's movie Shrek.
Official Website: Shrek

 

Cirque du Soleil
Cirque du Soleil's shows are designed for a very broad audience. You don't have to know anything about the arts to enjoy these wonderful productions.
Official Website: Cirque Du Soleil


Nutcracker
The Nutcracker is based on the story The Nutcracker and the King of Mice.  It is a fairytale ballet performed around the Christmas Holiday.  It tells the story of Clara, a young girl who dreams of having adventures with the nutcracker she receives for Christmas.  The Nutcracker is popular for children as well as adults.
Official Website: Nutcracker