17 Best Immersive Theatre Experiences in NYC
Immersive theater in NYC takes audience participation to a new level. Interactive theater in NYC includes Sleep No More and pop up immersive theatre.
What Shows Are Playing on Broadway in NYC Now?
Broadway shows are a major draw for New York City visitors. Here is everything that's playing and in which theatres on Broadway.
Off Broadway Shows: Everything You Need to Know (and Off Off Broadway as Well!)
Off Broadway shows NYC 2023! We've got the latest shows and everything else you need to know about Off-Broadway (and Off-Off-Broadway) in NYC in 2023.
Beyond Broadway: Theatre-Inspired Experiences in NYC
Just as everything that glitters is not gold, not all of NYC's great theatrical experiences are beneath the bright lights of Broadway. Whether you're looking to be wowed by spectacle or simply by the sheer talent on display, we have some suggestions for memorable experiences that may leave less of a dent in your wallet and more memories for you to savor over time.
Broadway Shows in New York City—Latest News and Notes August 2023
Broadway shows in New York City bring blockbuster musicals and plays to create an unrivaled draw for audiences. Get the latest on the return of "SPAMALOT," the upcoming romantic drama based on Nicholas Sparks' novel "The Notebook," and the magic of time travel through Broadway magic.
Two Faceted Diamond: Mark Jacoby Lifts Broadway's A Beautiful Noise
Veteran Broadway actor Mark Jacoby skillfully portrays Neil-Now in "A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical." The show masterfully weaves Diamond's past and present, with Jacoby's amazing singing voice at full throttle in the show’s penultimate number, “I Am…I Said,” alongside Neil-Then Will Swenson.
Mastering the Magic: Steve Haggard Is Broadway’s Harry Potter
New cast members have joined Harry Potter and the Cursed Child as it continues its run at Broadway’s Lyric Theatre. Steve Haggard stays on as Harry Potter himself, joined by a new generation of characters guaranteed to thrill both casual fans and diehard Potterheads.
McKenzie Kurtz and Celebrating 20 Wicked Ozmopolitan Years on Broadway
McKenzie Kurtz shines as Glinda in Wicked, which continues to captivate Broadway audiences even after two decades of shows.
Talking With The Book of Mormon's Kevin Clay
Kevin Clay shines as Elder Price in the long-running Broadway hit, The Book of Mormon. Clay's portrayal is a standout, and his on-stage chemistry with Cody Jamison Strand, who plays Elder Cunningham, is not to be missed.
9 Magic Shows to See Now in NYC
New York is a magical city — in the most literal way you can imagine. Houdini called NYC home throughout his life. And to this day, the most esteemed magicians in the world make New York the one stop to stage their most impressive shows. Here are some of the most stunning magic shows the five boroughs have to offer!
Michael James Scott Enchants as Genie in Aladdin on Broadway
As played by Michael James Scott, Genie in Broadway's Aladdin is a supernatural adrenaline rush. In 2021, when theatre marquees lit up once again, Scott returned to “one of the most fun roles on Broadway” (and one of the most demanding).
How Does TKTS Work
Sticker shock is nothing new to Broadway lovers. Hit shows like The Lion King and Wicked can easily run you over $100—and that's nothing compared the price of spending an evening with Hamilton. Discounted tickets do require a bit of patience, but you could score big if you’re willing to wait a bit. Here’s a guide to scoring cheap tickets in NYC, the land of lines, with TKTS.
25 Years and The Lion King Still Wows
Disney’s timeless masterpiece The Lion King continues to wow audiences on Broadway.
Go Behind the Scenes with Broadway Up Close Walking Tours
Tim Dolan is blowing the lid off Broadway’s deepest, quirkiest, most surreal secrets and he’s willing to share them on his behind-the-scenes Theater District walking tours.
Scar's Face: The Lion King’s Villainous Stephen Carlile
Scar: Simba’s uncle; Mufasa’s younger brother; and the most complex character in Disney’s The Lion King. Especially in the hands—or claw-like paws—of Stephen Carlile, an ultra-charming Brit who has endowed Scar with a delicious three-dimensional malevolence.
James Romney in Harry Potter on Broadway: Magic at Every Turn
James Romney, a member of the original company and a key understudy, shines as Albus in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway.
Talia Suskauer and Brittney Johnson in Wicked
Wicked stars Talia Suskauer and Brittney Johnson celebrate the musical's 19 years of defying gravity.
75th Annual Tony Award Winners
The 2022 Tony Awards are a done deal and the show/production gets an A- (that’s four and ¾ stars) for a job well done. As for the killer opening number, that gets an A++++, as does Ariana DeBose for her glorious non-stop turn as both performer and host.
Dinner and a Show: 36 Tasty Theater District Restaurants in NYC
For the ultimate dinner and a show experience you can’t beat New York City. The world capital of theater is here and the surrounding restaurants excel in taste, hospitality, and getting your check squared away with plenty of time before the curtain rises. Stick close to Times Square and you’ll find spots with ample room and lots of action; a few blocks away there’s a more local feel.
Celebrities Coming to Broadway
New York stages are on fire with celebrity sizzle and red-hot productions. Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, for example, is a masterclass in how to move the thermostat from zero to torrid in a single number. Come from Away, on the other hand, personifies “heartwarming” through its characters, songs, and message of hope. And Hadestown…well, the title speaks for itself. Welcome to Broadway, the ultimate theatrical hot spot!
Big Apple Theatre’s En Route Back!
As life as we used to know it saunters back into NYC, the big news for theatre lovers is that, as of May 19th, capacity restrictions will be lifted for any number of venues, from salons, gyms, and food purveyors to museums and theatres, with Broadway coming back to life beginning this fall.
Writer and Lyricist Dick Scanlan on the Return of The Unsinkable Molly Brown
Molly Brown is finally back on the New York stage—but this isn’t the same Molly Brown audiences knew 60 years ago. Writer/lyricist Dick Scanlan explains.
For Reneé Rapp, Everything’s a Competition in Mean Girls...In a Very Good Way
Mean Girls, Tina Fey’s über-popular musical based on her 2004 cult movie, thrives on the themes of fitting in, girl power, and competition—all cooked up in the familiar high school petri dish of cliques and one-upmanship.
Tony Winners to the Max: Broadway's Latest
The new theatre season is (finally!) official, marked by eye-catching previews and electrifying opening nights.
Come From Away: A Once and Future Kindness
Canadians Irene Sankoff and David Hein bring an uplifting look at the September 11th attacks in their hit Broadway musical Come From Away.