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Vital Theatre Company is made up of a group of artists who believe that the participating in and the making of theatre is a necessary component for the emotional and spiritual vitality of every child...

The History Boys is a treat for New York’s theatre audiences. This production of Alan Bennett’s play was first presented by the National Theatre of Great Britain original London cast and Tony Award wi...

Hairspray, set in Baltimore in 1962, is an over-the-top music where everything seems to be big. The heroin Tracy Turnblad is described as pleasantly plump, hair styles are enormous, and must of the so...

Imagination Show encourages you to … use your imagination! It is a unique and decidedly kid-friendly presentation that explores all aspects of the human imagination, with the help of actor/comedian Sp...

Chicago has left its mark on Broadway, promising to entertain its audiences with murder, greed, corruption, violence, exploitation, adultery and treachery--all those things we hold near and dear to ou...

Fools In Love is great Shakes – a wild new take on Shakespeare! It’s a ’50s- vintage rock ‘n’ roll treatment of the Bard’s “A Midsummer Night‘s Dream,” replete with doo-wop music and such tunes as “Wa...

Beauty and the Beast is the tender, typically-Disney story of an intelligent and lovely young lady (Belle) who unwillingly winds up in the fortress of the Beast, who, in reality, is a selfish prince w...

The Drowsy Chaperone just might be the new quintessential Broadway musical, not unlike the classics like 42nd Street or Sweet Charity. Complete with energetic song and dance, a little comedy, and some...

When a sophisticated con artist joins a small time crook on a swindling spree through the French Riviera, the result is an evening of hilarious comedy. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, which opened on the Gre...

Jersey Boys is the wonderful and inspirational story about one of the top musical acts of the 1960s who took the industry by storm and produced and sold 175 million records worldwide, all before they ...

Entering its 89th consecutive season, the Folksbiene* Yiddish Theatre is the oldest continuous venue for Yiddish theatre in the world. In 1915, while Yiddish theatre flourished bringing light, escapi...

Carnegie Hall, a concert hall located in New York City opened in 1891 and is still in use today. Andrew Carnegie enjoyed music and felt New York City needed a concert Hall, so he decided to give money...

Erik the Amazing is a tale of adventure designed especially for kids. As the story begins, Erik is afraid. He‘s afraid of the dark, spiders, dogs, anything outside, just name it. Erik is afraid of eve...

Festen, a new play that’s arrived on Broadway from London, has been described by critics as “riveting, chilling, and horribly funny.” The stage version of a 1998 Danish movie, this dark company played...

Doubt, a 2005 Tony Award winner for Best Play as well as the 2005 Pulitzer Prize and multiple other awards, is the story of Sister Aloysius, head of St. Nicholas Church School in the Bronx…and like ma...

This Art Deco landmark was opened in 1928 as a vau...

Built in 1927, this theatre became the 1950s and ‘60s home to television‘s The Ed Sullivan Show, with its famed introductions of The Beatles and Elvis Presley to middle America. Today, The Late Show w...

Blue Man Group is a creative organization best known for its award-winning theatrical productions which critics have described as ground-breaking, hilarious, visually stunning, and musically powerful....

The Caine Mutiny-Court Martial is the latest revival of this classic, the first in close to 25 years. It marks the Broadway stage debut of David Schwimmer as Lt. Barney Greenwald, playing opposite Zel...

Barefoot in the park is a revised version of Neil Simon‘s second play – a romantic comedy about a newly married couple and the crazy reality of blissful, married life. The first Broadway version of Si...

Awake and Sing! is another masterpiece that makes its way back to Broadway. This time is the Clifford Odet’s classic story about a Depression-era Jewish family in the Bronx that has fallen on bad time...

NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN UNDER 16. Avenue Q, at first glance, might seem to be a children’s show, complete with enticing puppets that would surely entertain the young ones. In reality, however,...

The Apollo Theater is a legend. It is known as the place where many of the African American singers and comedians got their break in the show business career and took their first steps as performers. ...

The Producers is a clever and hilarious Broadway musical that took New York by storm when it opened 5 years ago. Though the cast has changed a number of times, the show continues to be a hit with audi...

Moscow Cats Theatre is family fun at its best, smack in the heart of the Big Apple! Billed as “the only entertainment of its kind in the world,” the show – perennially popular in its native Russia – i...

Shining City, originally produced (and critically acclaimed) at London’s Royal Court Theater, heads to the Great White Way for springtime. It’s playwright Conor McPherson’s gripping tale of a guilt-ri...

It‘s Cliffie the Pig‘s fourth birthday and the whole farm is throwing him a party. But watch out! -- the fox loves to steal birthday cakes. Kids come on stage and help save the cake in this interactiv...

Since “The Phantom of the Opera” first opened in 1988, much of the music in this beautifully staged Broadway show has become legendary in its own time, with couples now walking down the aisle to “The ...

Ring of Fire is a brand-new musical paying lavish tribute to the music of the late, great Johnny Cash. Since his death in 2003, the life and times of the country singer have become the stuff of legend...

Tarzan is a brand-new and lavishly outfitted production of the familiar tale courtesy of Disney Theatrical Productions. There‘ll be a definite star quality in the production, which expands on Disney’s...

Named New York‘s Best Theater for Kids by New York Magazine, the New Victory Theater truly is a New York treasure. Each season the non-profit New Vic attracts people of all ages to its a11 professiona...

The Color Purple, best known by many as a movie starring daytime talk show host Oprah Winfrey, has come to Broadway in a new form…as a musical. With a wonderful story based on the Pulitzer Prize-wi...

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee doesn’t sound like the title of a hit Broadway musical, but this show, often described as cute, adorable, and even hilarious has been a huge hit with audienc...

Fans of the wacky British comedy group Monty Python are flocking to Broadway to view the first ever on-stage production of a Python classic. Spamalot, a stage adaptation of the 1970s film Monty Python...

Rent...
Rent, loosely based on the classic Puccini opera, La Boheme, brought a whole new generation of audience members to the Broadway theater…namely, teens and young adults. This musical is not your trad...

The Wedding Singer is an all-new Broadway play based on the smash-hit 1998 motion picture of the same name. The funny and romantic story is all about luckless rock-star wanna-be Robbie Hart. In New Je...

Well...
Well is a unique and imaginative production all about empathy, race and the power of storytelling, all from the mind of acclaimed solo-performance artist Lisa Kron. The cast also features another vete...

Sweeney Todd, another of this year’s Broadway revival musicals, tells a rather macabre story set in gray, dank Victorian England. First introduced to Broadway audiences in 1980, this masterpiece by gr...

The National Comedy Theatre, the nation’s leading improvisational comedy club, has opened a new theatre in Manhattan for a permanent run off-Broadway. Improvisational comedy, a show in which the audie...

The 13 Street Repertory Co. has brought back a children‘s classic and a great hit - Rumple Who? This musical adaptation is based on the kids favorite book Rumplestiltskin and is suitable for ages 5 a...

Appearing at Lincoln Center‘s Vivian Beaumont Theater, The Light in the Piazza is certainly a musical of a different era. Set in 1950s Italy and based on the novel of the same name by Elizabeth Spence...

Mary Poppins is one of the most beloved tales of all time, and the latest musical version, after a long and successful run at London’s Prince Edward Theatre, is heading to Broadway. Based on the st...

The Manhattan Children‘s Theater is committed to producing affordable, high quality theatrical experiences for both children and families. It exists to ensure that the community has access to importan...

Lestat brings vampires to Broadway! Inspired by Ann Rice’s best-selling “Vampire Chronicles,” the show will boast the spookiest staging ever on the Great White Way, along with the first theatrical sco...

Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me is the ultimate tribute to self-deprecation, which is the popular comedian and movie star’s stock in trade. Backed by singers, dancers and musicians, Short takes a highly...

Best known for its Lolli-Pops™ children’s concerts, Happy Concerts for Young People and adult concert series, The Little Orchestra Society in New York City has entertained several generations of famil...

The Lion King is truly a Broadway extravaganza that the whole family will simply love! The excitement in this musical never stops…from the first exciting beats of the African drum until Simba stand pr...

Mamma Mia! was the first of the so-called “juke box” musicals to become a big hit. With a musical score featuring the hits of Swedish musical group Abba, this Broadway musical was the surprise hit of ...

To promote the richness and variety of the art form in its fullest expression... is Joyce Theater‘s mission statement . They have achieved their goal by developing a series of programs that fortify th...

The Adventures of Maya the Bee is a sort of cross between the Wizard of Oz and Bug’s Life, but with a few new twists that make this show entertaining. First of all, the characters are cleverly-designe...

Hot Feet is the perfect musical for dance aficionados. The talented Maurice Hines moves his latest choreography – “Hot Feat” – directly from Washington D.C.’s National Theatre to Broadway. The new ...

The Shadow Box Theatre (SBT) – New York’s award-winning musical puppet theatre for children – is one of the city’s premiere arts resources. Founded in 1967, SBT operates with the mission to encourage...

The 13th Street Repertory Company, founded in 1972 by Artistic Director Edith O'Hara, provides a place for actors, directors, playwrights and technicians to develop their craft in a caring, nurturing,...

Talking Hands Theatre is committed to entertaining children with puppets by engaging their minds and their imaginations as well as their senses of humor. We are one of the only children's puppet troup...

The Mesaper Theatre is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to sharing aspects of Jewish heritage, values and texts through creative and theatrical expression by presenting the voices of play...

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