Broadway Shows NYC 2023 (And Off-Broadway, Too!): Everything You Need to Know
Broadway shows NYC 2023! We've got the latest dates by month and everything else you need to know about Broadway (and Off-Broadway) in NYC in 2023.
15 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.
Broadway Shows: A New York Visitor's Guide to Theatre
Broadway shows are a major draw for New York City visitors. Here is the best theatre to catch while you're in NYC plus a round-up of all the latest news in cast changes, openings, and closings.
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.
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).
Steve Haggard and the New Cast Members of Harry Potter on Broadway
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.
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.
Come From Away: A Once and Future Kindness
On the night of September 11, 2001, after the World Trade Center landscape had been desecrated into Ground Zero, Canadians Irene Sankoff and David Hein and a handful of their fellow NYC students sat around a piano letting music mitigate their emotions.
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.
Who’s Who & What’s Hot on New York Stages
New York’s theatrical roster is always a treasure trove of long-running classics, with star power in perennial full force. Musicals, comedies, dramas—the adventure begins.
Savings on The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking
The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking, sweeps audiences along a 10,000-year journey through history across the globe accompanied by craft cocktails and live musical performances! Save $15 off ticket price with City Guide.
Bella Bella: Celebrating a Groundbreaking Champion of Feminism
Harvey Fierstein, the four-time Tony award winner, wrote Bella Bella, in which he interprets the feisty firebrand politician Bella Abzug. Directed by Kimberly Senior, Fierstein affectionately lauds the brash Bronx native, who was born in 1920, the same year the 19th amendment giving women the right to vote was ratified.
Blue Man Group Discount: Save with Our Coupon Code!
Best known for their wildly popular theatrical shows, Blue Man Group combines music, comedy, and multimedia theatrics to produce a unique form of entertainment in New York City.
Fabulous Fall on Broadway: Welcoming Newcomers and Celebrating Classics
It happens every year: the fall portion of the new Broadway season comes in like a lamb and moves into winter like The Lion King. Unlike the spring, musicals in fall are generally outnumbered by plays, which come packed with big name stars from the U.S. and U.K. For those willing to congregate at the stage door after the show, handshakes, autographs, and selfies with celebs add up to pretty awesome rewards.