Current Broadway Shows

Current Broadway Shows
Many of the current shows on Broadway are so popular that they've been running continuously for years.

Many of the current shows on Broadway are so popular that they've been running continuously for years.

Current Broadway Shows

Here at NYCTourist, you'll learn everything you need to know about current Broadway shows like The Lion King, Wicked, Phantom of the Opera, and Jersey Boys. Many of the current shows on Broadway are so popular that they've been running continuously for years. Our advice? Purchase your tickets in advance. Broadway show tickets and Broadway theatre tickets for popular shows sell out quickly, so don't delay! For discount tickets to Broadway shows, try the TKTS Booth in Times Square. Typically, TKTS Times Square offers day-of-performance tickets to popular Broadway shows at 25-50% off face value.

Below you'll find a list of all NYC Broadway shows appearing or scheduled to appear on Broadway in New York City. Unless noted, these Broadway shows have unlimited engagements and will likely run for years.

Mamma Mia on Broadway NYC

Mamma Mia on Broadway NYC

Top Shows on Broadway NYC

Looking for a fun and memorable night on Broadway? Check out these current Broadway shows, two of the most popular shows on Broadway!

  • Phantom of the Opera: With $5.1 billion of worldwide box office receipts, the Tony Award-winning Phantom of the Opera is the longest-running and most financially successful musical of all time. This famous Broadway show features outstanding performances, elaborate costumes, and an unmistakable score by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Charles Hart, and Richard Stilgoe. For longtime theatergoers and Broadway initiates, this popular Broadway musical is a must-see. Don't forget to bring tissues!
  • Mamma Mia: Mamma Mia has been lighting up Broadway since 2001, with no plans to stop soon! This current Broadway show is upbeat and light-hearted, and it's fun for the whole family! Whether you want to make it a sweet mother-daughter date that the two of you could easily relate to, or make it a romantic venture, expect the whole theatre to be singing and dancing along to popular hits like "Dancing Queen," "S.O.S." and "Take a Chance on Me." This uplifting popular Broadway show is sure to impress time after time! 
Check out Chicago the Musical, one of the best shows on Broadway.

Check out Chicago the Musical, one of the best shows on Broadway.

More Current Broadway Shows

There's something for everyone on the Great White Way. If you're looking for dazzling choreography and catchy cabaret tunes, check out Chicago the Musical, one of the best shows on Broadway.

If you're looking for awe-inspiring, adrenaline-pumping choreography and special effects, catch a performance of Spider-man Turn Off the Dark, a brand-new Broadway show featuring music by U2's Bono and The Edge. 

While these are all great choices, if you're looking for a laugh out loud comedy to lift your spirits and make your NYC trip that much more enjoyable, the Book of Mormon Musical will open your mind as you're crying your eyes out (in the best possible way.) We offer discount Broadway tickets to many of the best shows in New York City. Use these so that you can experience even more popular Broadway shows!

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  Show Info Price
1. Chicago Broadway
at the Ambassador Theatre

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Rating:

PG13
Price
Cheap $69 SEATS Best $223
Details
3.9166666666667
3 Reviews
2. Wicked the Musical
at the Gershwin Theatre

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PG
Price
Cheap $95 SEATS Best $765
Details
4.8125
4 Reviews
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Lion King
at the The Minskoff Theater

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Rating:

G
Price
Cheap $117 SEATS Best $179
Details
4.6875
4 Reviews
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Aladdin
at the New Amsterdam Theatre

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Rating:

G
Price
Cheap $56 SEATS Best $199
Details
5. Jersey Boys
at the August Wilson Theatre

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Rating:

PG13
Price
Cheap $65 SEATS Best $236
Details
6. Phantom of the Opera
at the Majestic Theater

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Price
Cheap $35 SEATS Best $225
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7. Kinky Boots
at the Hirschfeld Theatre

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Price
Cheap $119 SEATS Best $350
Details
8. Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre

Rating:

PG
Price
Cheap $107 SEATS Best $184
Details
9. Book of Mormon
at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre

Rating:

R
Price
Cheap $100 SEATS Best $349
Details
10. Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man
at the 777 Theatre

Rating:

R
Price
Cheap $45 SEATS Best $90
Details
11. Avenue Q - Save over $15!
at the New World Stages

Rating:

R
Price
Cheap $69 SEATS Best $69
Details
3.8333333333333
3 Reviews
12. Blue Man Group
at the Astor Place Theater

Rating:

PG
Price
Cheap $82 SEATS Best $95
Details
13. School of Rock
at the Winter Garden Theatre

Rating:

PG
Price
Cheap $75 SEATS Best $118
Details
14. The Great Comet
at the Imperial Theater

Rating:

PG
Price
Cheap $77 SEATS Best $145
Details
15. Anastasia
at the Broadhurst Theatre

Rating:

PG
Price
Cheap $75 SEATS Best $130
Details
16. A Bronx Tale
at the Longacre Theatre

Rating:

PG
Price
Cheap $73 SEATS Best $125
Details
17. Waitress
at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre

Rating:

PG13
Price
Cheap $106 SEATS Best $171
Details
18. Miss Saigon
at the Broadway Theatre

Rating:

PG13
Price
Cheap $89 SEATS Best $140
Details
Want to treat the kids to a night of theater? Take them to one of these current Broadway shows.

Want to treat the kids to a night of theater? Take them to one of these current Broadway shows.

Kid-Friendly Shows on Broadway NYC

Want to treat the kids to a night of theater? Take them to one of these current Broadway shows:

  • The Lion King: One of the best kid-friendly Broadway musicals, The Lion King on Broadway is a musical spectacle like nothing you've ever seen. This outstanding Broadway production features elaborate costumes, gorgeous sets, and a memorable soundtrack by Elton John and Hans Zimmer. You'll be dazzled by the attention to detail and touched by the timeless story. Hakuna Matata! 
  • Wicked the MusicalAdapted from the best-selling 1995 novel by Gregory Maguire, Wicked the Musical tells the story of Elphaba, better known as the Wicked Witch of the West, and her best friend Glinda the Good Witch. This popular Broadway musical features music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by Winnie Holzman. Your kids will love it!

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Want more exciting Broadway shows?

Want more exciting Broadway shows?

Current Broadway Shows

Want more exciting Broadway shows? It doesn't get much more exciting that the exquisitely choreographed and energetic Disney's Newsies, currently playing at the Nederlands Theatre! This family friendly Broadway show is full of the catchiest songs and a great story to pair! We can't guarantee that you won't be singing a tune or two for a few days (or more) after you see the show, but that's not a bad thing in our book! 

Tickets for all the Broadway shows are fairly easy to come by, but the biggest mistake you could make would be waiting until the last minute to get your tickets to any of the current Broadway shows! Tickets sell faster than any item on the clearance rack at Barney's, especially the discounted tickets to current Broadway shows! Book your tickets in advance and get ready for an unforgettable experience no matter which of the current Broadway shows you decide to see!