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Has there ever been a better time to take the whole family to see a Broadway show? With so many Broadway productions featuring child actors and with family-friendly themes, there is a wide range of popular New York Broadway shows for families to enjoy.
Broadway Shows for Families
Families come in all shapes and sizes, and so do the many Broadway shows that grace the stages of New York City and the Touring Broadway stages across North America. Whether it is through soaring music, rhythmic dance, beautiful design, or compelling characters, families can experience a shared love of Broadway and enjoy the experience of seeing a show together, live in the theatre.
There are many touring Broadway shows and shows in New York that are perfect for family audiences. Review the descriptions and any advisories posted on the show pages on Broadway.org, The Broadway League’s official online headquarters for Broadway information, to select the show you think will most appeal to you and your family. Keep in mind that at most Broadway theatres, children under the age of four are not admitted. However, a small number of shows welcome small children. These policies are set by the individual theatres. You can verify this information on the show page for each individual production on Broadway.org. Check your schedule, look for a theatre near you, and you’ll be sure to find a Broadway experience perfect for you and your family.
For more than a century, Broadway has been the pinnacle of live theatrical entertainment, and there is no better time to experience its magic for the first time than together as a family. While not every show is appropriate for children, there are a number of outstanding Broadway shows and events that are family-friendly. By taking a little time to using the resources provided for you by The Broadway League on Broadway.org, you can find the most popular New York Broadway shows for families.