There are so many great shows on Broadway, it can be difficult to decide what you want to see. And even more difficult if you’re trying to please a group of people or trying to decide what people of different ages can enjoy together. We’ve done the work for you. Whether you want something for date night, for your kids, or for yourself, we’ve got you covered!

San Diego Coastline
2024-01-30

Best San Diego Plays Running in 2024

by Kathryn Willingham

San Diego is known for its beaches, the San Diego Zoo, the Padres baseball team in Petco Park, and some of the best theater on the West Coast and in North America. Broadway shows like Come From Away and Jersey Boys started at La Jolla Playhouse, while the Old Globe Theatre has produced such classics as Into the Woods, The Full Monty, and A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. Here are the plays you can see in San Diego right now and what performing arts events are coming up soon!
Boats in San Diego
2024-01-28

Best San Diego Musicals Running in 2024 & Coming in 2025

by Kathryn Willingham

San Diego is home to many professional and local theaters, with some of the best actors in the country gracing their stages. Theaters like The Old Globe and La Jolla Playhouse are known for their world premieres musicals that have often made the move to Broadway. Here are the best San Diego musicals you can see right now, and what’s coming to San Diego theatres soon!
Los Angeles Cityscape
2024-01-10

Best Los Angeles Plays Running in 2024

by Kathryn Willingham

When you think of entertainment in Los Angeles, tv and film may be the first things that come to mind, but the city has a thriving theater scene as well. The Hollywood Pantages Theatre often hosts Tony Award winning touring Broadway shows, and companies like Center Theatre Group, the Geffen Playhouse, Pasadena Playhouse, Deaf West Theatre, Skylight Theatre, La Mirada Theatre, and others produce heralded new work as well as revivals. Check out what plays are running in Los Angeles and what upcoming shows you can catch on stage soon!
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2024-01-02

West End Shows for Kids

by Kathryn Willingham

There’s something on the West End for everyone at every age - from plays featuring world-famous celebrities to fringe favorites and pantomimes. If you’re looking for a show that’s great for kids, check out these family friendly hits running right now – from tried-and-true classics like The Lion King to newer shows like Stranger Things, there are so many shows to choose from!
Les Miserables Musical in London's West End
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2023-10-30

Celebrities on the West End

by Kathryn Willingham

From Olivier Award-winning actors to Oscar and Emmy Award-winning movie and tv stars, the West End is full of some of the best talent in the world. Here’s who you can see on stage right now and who will be gracing the stage soon!
2023-07-12

Best Chicago Plays Running in 2024

by Kathryn Willingham

Chicago audiences are spoiled for choice – the Windy City has some of the best theater and entertainment in the world. From local talent to Broadway tours, Shakespeare to experimental, auditoriums with thousands of seats to storefront theaters with dozens, there’s something for everyone. If you’re looking to see a play, you’re in the right place: here’s what Chicago theatre plays are on right now and what’s coming soon!
2023-04-14

Best Broadway Musicals Playing in Chicago

by Kathryn Willingham

Chicago is filled with theater – from touring Broadway shows, to world premieres, to local theatre productions of classic musicals, you could see a different show every night. Many Chicago theaters are conveniently located near downtown Chicago, Millennium Park, and the Magnificent Mile, and in this article, we’ll let you know what’s playing right now and what will be on stage soon!
2022-11-06

Best Comedy Off Broadway Shows

by Kathryn Willingham

In this article, we’ll tell you what comedies are playing off-Broadway as well as tips on how to get premium seats, discount tickets, and more. Here’s what’s playing right now!
2022-11-06

Best Broadway Shows for Teens

by Kathryn Willingham

Are you a teenager looking for a ticket to a Broadway show in New York City? Or maybe you’re a parent looking for a show that both you and your musical theatre loving teen will enjoy. We’ve got you covered.
Recommendations
2022-11-06

Broadway Shows on Tour

by Kathryn Willingham

From the Great White Way to a city near you, these Broadway shows are on tour in North America. Buy tickets to catch your favorites, see brand new shows, and enjoy all things Broadway – even when you can’t make it to the theater district in New York City.
2022-11-06

Broadway Shows on Monday

by Kathryn Willingham

Most Broadway shows in New York City have eight performances a week: One each evening from Tuesday – Saturday, plus an afternoon matinee on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday. Sunday evenings and Mondays in Broadway theater are “dark” – the lights are off and no one is performing. But what if you’re only in town on Monday? Do you have to miss all the fun? Luckily there are a few shows that have performances at off times. Here’s what you can see!
2022-11-06

Broadway Shows with Puppets

by Kathryn Willingham

When you think of puppets, you might think of Sesame Street or Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood or Lambchop. You might even think that puppets are always meant for children. But they have always had a place in theater, from a Punch and Judy puppet show in the 1600s all the way through to The Lion King today. And they have been included in both shows geared toward children (Winnie the Pooh just made a splash off-Broadway) and shows meant decidedly for adults (looking at you, Avenue Q). That tradition continues, and you can see these shows on Broadway right now!
Recommendation
2022-10-23

Best Off-Broadway Shows in New York City

by Kathryn Willingham

“Off-Broadway” simply means that a theater has a seating capacity of between 100 and 499 seats, and savvy theatergoers know that some of the best shows in town start here…and for way less than the cost of a Broadway ticket.
Appropriate at the Helen Hayes Theater
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2022-10-19

Celebrities on Broadway

by Kathryn Willingham

Part of the fun of Broadway is seeing your favorite celebrities, New York actors, and Broadway stars in person. And you may be surprised by just how many Hollywood stars have been on stage in recent years.
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2022-10-12

Top Broadway Shows Currently Running in 2024

by Kathryn Willingham

It’s been a tough few years for everyone, and Broadway is no exception. Broadway theaters shut down on March 12, 2020 due to the pandemic, and the first Broadway show to open (Pass Over by Antoinette Nwandu) started performances in August 2021. It is the longest Broadway has ever been dark. But now theater is back open, Times Square is busier than ever, and Spring brings with it a host of new theatrical offerings. There’s never been a better time to buy a ticket, and we know the choices can all be overwhelming, so we’ve collated a list of the Top Broadway Shows – the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winners, the sold-out hits, and the longest running shows, and the celebrities drawing crowds.
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2022-10-12

Best Broadway Musicals

by Kathryn Willingham

In a true embodiment of “the show must go on,” Broadway shows are back open and better than ever after being shut down for nearly a year and a half. Your favorite mega-hits are back alongside a large selection of new, exciting productions. If you’re looking to see a musical, there’s no better time to grab a Broadway ticket. Here’s a list of the best Broadway musicals, from the longest-running and most popular to the newest shows in town.
Times-Square
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2022-10-12

Upcoming Broadway Shows for 2024

by Kathryn Willingham

Are you planning a trip to New York City, looking for a ticket to a play or musical, or just wanting to know what’s coming up on Broadway? We’ve done the research for you! Broadway is back from its long Covid hiatus, and Spring brings with it a slew of new shows – 16 different shows are opening in April alone, and even more are on the horizon. So break out your planner, here’s what you’re going to want to see in the coming months. And we’ll also give you some tips and tricks on how to score great tickets!
Spamalot at the St. James Theatre
Recommendations
2022-10-10

Broadway Revivals

by Kathryn Willingham

A Broadway revival is any new Broadway production of a play or musical after the original run of the Broadway show has closed. Usually there will be a new creative team – new director, new choreographer, new actors – and sometimes there will even be changes made to the music or book. 
2022-10-10

Musicals Based on Movies

by Kathryn Willingham

Regardless of the Rotten Tomatoes scores of the films they’re based on, many of these musical theatre shows go on to be huge critical and box office successes. In fact, over the last 20 years, many of these musical adaptations won the Tony Award for Best Musical. Find out which ones here.
Recommendations
2022-10-01

Best Broadway Plays

by Jessie Ballard

Broadway theater is one of the biggest draws of visiting New York City. Yes, there’s the skyscrapers, amazing food, and energy to keep you up all night, but the heart of NYC lives with its artists.
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2022-10-01

Broadway Shows for Kids

by Kathryn Willingham

Getting tickets to a Broadway show is an essential part of any trip into New York City, and if you're visiting with kids, seeing their faces light up when they see their first Broadway musical is a memory you will treasure forever. And you're in luck: there are many family-friendly shows that are ready to enchant people of all ages. We'll also give you tips to help make sure your trip to the Broadway theater is the best experience ever. But first, onto the shows! Here are some of the best family shows currently or soon to be running on Broadway that are great for both kids and kids at heart. We've structured these by age recommendation, starting with shows for a younger audience and ending with shows more suited to older kids and teenagers. No matter if you’re looking for shows for little kids, middle schoolers, pre-teens, teens or young adults, we’ll help you find the perfect show.
Recommendations
2022-09-11

Best Comedies on Broadway

by Jessie Ballard

Whether it’s family-friendly showstoppers to raunchy laugh-out-loud plays and lovable dramedies that are perfect for date night entertainment, there’s something on Broadway for everyone, and we’ll give you an inside look into the best Broadway comedies for you.
2022-09-08

Broadway Disney Musicals

by Kathryn Willingham

See Broadway the Disney way! A great choice for families and kids of all ages, Broadway adaptations of beloved Disney movies allow fans to see their favorite stories and characters live. Ever since Disney started producing musicals with Beauty and the Beast in 1994, there has been at least one Disney musical running on Broadway. Here’s what you can watch now – live or from the comfort of your couch!
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Recommendations
2022-07-01

Jukebox Musicals

by Kathryn Willingham

A jukebox musical is a musical that uses pre-existing songs rather than original music created for the show. There are many nuances, but these musicals usually come in one of two forms.

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