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Broadway Tickets

Few cities can claim to be as significant to theater as New York, and Broadway shows are spectacular, glittering examples of that cultural pedigree. Whether it is your first time catching a show or you are an avid New York theater fan who has seen all the biggest Broadway musicals, the experience is unforgettable every time.

New York shows attract crowds from all four corners of the globe, making Broadway tickets a hot commodity for anyone who wants the full Big Apple experience. Glitzy, spectacular musicals, powerfully dramatic plays or laugh-out-loud comedies; the choice is yours.

51 Shows in New York

Wicked on Broadway

Wicked on Broadway

Take a peek behind the curtain and discover the untold story of the Witches of Oz in Broadway’s smash-hit musical. Best for age 8+.

The Lion King on Broadway

The Lion King on Broadway

Disney’s breath-taking musical brings the Serengeti to vivid and vibrant life, with unforgettable puppetry and score. Best for age 6+.

The Book of Mormon on Broadway

The Book of Mormon on Broadway

From the wickedly irreverent brains behind South Park, this shocking, hilarious musical tells the story of two hapless Mormon missionaries.

Moulin Rouge! The Musical on Broadway

Moulin Rouge! The Musical on Broadway

Baz Luhrmann’s revolutionary film is transformed into a theatrical extravaganza, featuring a chart-topping, decadent pop playlist.

Aladdin on Broadway

Aladdin on Broadway

Journey on a magic carpet into Disney's sensational, jaw-dropping musical, inspired by the world of Arabian Nights. Best for age 8+.

& Juliet on Broadway

& Juliet on Broadway

Join Juliet as she shapes her own destiny in this hilarious jukebox musical, packed with producer Max Martin’s greatest hits.

Hadestown on Broadway

Hadestown on Broadway

Anaïs Mitchell’s Tony Award-winning mythic musical takes audiences on a hell-raising, heart-breaking journey to the underworld.

MJ the Musical on Broadway

MJ the Musical on Broadway

Discover the secrets behind the King of Pop’s dizzying stardom, set to his greatest hits, as this new musical moonwalks onto Broadway.

Six the Musical on Broadway

Six the Musical on Broadway

Divorced, beheaded…Live! Join Henry VII’s embattled wives as they step out of the history books and into the spotlight on Broadway.

Merrily We Roll Along on Broadway

Merrily We Roll Along on Broadway

Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff and Lindsay Mendez star in a dazzling revival of Sondheim’s celebrated showbiz musical.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway

You are invited to return to the Wizarding World, populated by incredible stagecraft and spellbinding characters. Best for age 10+.

Spamalot on Broadway

Spamalot on Broadway

Eric Idle’s (Monty Python) Tony Award-winning musical comedy is back in NYC after a sold-out season at The Kennedy Center.

Mother Play on Broadway

Mother Play on Broadway

Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel (How I Learned To Drive) brings her biting, funny new family drama to Broadway, starring Jessica Lange.

The Wiz on Broadway

The Wiz on Broadway

Experience Oz like you’ve never done before as this Tony Award-winning sensation returns for the first time in decades.

Days of Wine and Roses on Broadway

Days of Wine and Roses on Broadway

Kelli O’Hara and Brian d’Arcy James play a married couple whose demons threaten to overcome them in this acclaimed new musical.

Turandot

Turandot

Puccini’s grand opera dazzles audiences at the Metropolitan Opera House this year as it returns for a longer-than-usual run.

Blue Man Group

Blue Man Group

Discover the weird and wonderful world of the blue men in this global sensation that has played Off-Broadway for over 25 years.

The Who's Tommy on Broadway

The Who's Tommy on Broadway

The Who’s rock opera musical is back on Broadway for the first time since 1995. Get ready, Pinball Wizards: it’s going to be epic.

Titanique

Titanique

Climb aboard the Ship of Dreams - the iceberg has nothing on Céline Dion in this musical parody of Titanic!

Madama Butterfly

Madama Butterfly

Anthony Minghella’s acclaimed staging of Puccini’s tragedy is back in New York, and is a breathtaking version of the iconic opera.

Jonah

Jonah

Fragile relationships and the lengths we go to survive take center stage in Rachel Bonds’ latest play, premiering Off-Broadway.

Doubt: A Parable on Broadway

Doubt: A Parable on Broadway

Liev Schreiber and Tyne Daly star in a must-see revival of John Patrick Shanley’s Pulitzer Prize-winning modern classic.

The Effect

The Effect

Jamie Lloyd’s hit revival of Lucy Prebble’s drama about a love affair between drug trial participants opens Off-Broadway.

Romeo Et Juliette

Romeo Et Juliette

Charles Gounod’s sensational adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet returns to New York.

La Rondine

La Rondine

Don’t miss this opportunity to see Puccini's famous love story at the Metropolitan Opera as it makes a rare appearance in New York.

Fire Shut Up In My Bones

Fire Shut Up In My Bones

Terrance Blanchard’s Grammy Award-winning opera returns to the Metropolitan Opera following its 2021 premiere.

The Hours

The Hours

Grammy Award-winning composer Kevin Puts’s operatic take on the award-winning novel is a new opera that is not to be missed.

Orfeo Ed Euridice

Orfeo Ed Euridice

Mark Morris’ timeless take on Gluck’s critically acclaimed opera is heading back to New York’s Metropolitan Opera.

Home on Broadway

Home on Broadway

Samm-Art Williams' Tony Award-nominated coming-of-age play is back on Broadway, directed by Kenny Leon.

Chicago on Broadway

Chicago on Broadway

Broadway’s longest-running American musical wows with sizzling choreography and show-stopping musical numbers.

Little Shop of Horrors

Little Shop of Horrors

The cult classic musical spreads its stems Off-Broadway in a fantastic, Drama Desk Award winning revival.

Kimberly Akimbo on Broadway

Kimberly Akimbo on Broadway

The Off-Broadway hit musical transfers to Broadway. Get ready to meet teenager Kim as she balances her health, family secrets and happiness.

A Beautiful Noise on Broadway

A Beautiful Noise on Broadway

Good times never felt so good! The story of Neil Diamond fills Broadway with the melodies of “Sweet Caroline”, “America” and more.

Back to the Future the Musical on Broadway

Back to the Future the Musical on Broadway

Hop in the DeLorean and set your watches to Broadway time: the classic sci-fi movie is now an eye-popping musical.

Harmony on Broadway

Harmony on Broadway

Discover the world’s biggest group that history forgot as this brand-new musical hits Broadway! Featuring music by Barry Manilow.

How to Dance in Ohio on Broadway

How to Dance in Ohio on Broadway

A brand-new musical based on the Peabody Award-winning HBO documentary is lighting up Broadway.

Appropriate on Broadway

Appropriate on Broadway

Sarah Paulson stars in Obie Award winner Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ acclaimed dark comedy about a tumultuous family reunion.

Prayer For The French Republic on Broadway

Prayer For The French Republic on Broadway

Bad Jews writer Joshua Harmon’s sold-out Off-Broadway hit about generations of a French Jewish family transfers to Broadway.

Oh, Mary!

Oh, Mary!

Search Party star Cole Escola is Mary Todd Lincoln in this hilarious dark comedy that turns history on its head Off-Broadway.

The Notebook on Broadway

The Notebook on Broadway

Fall in love with Nicholas Sparks’ gorgeous love story all over again with this new musical, featuring songs by Ingrid Michaelson.

Water for Elephants on Broadway

Water for Elephants on Broadway

Discover a spectacular new musical as Sara Gruen’s circus-based romance novel opens on Broadway, directed by Tony nominee Jessica Stone.

An Enemy of the People on Broadway

An Enemy of the People on Broadway

Jeremy Strong (Succession) stars in a huge Broadway revival of this European classic about a doctor who is punished for whistleblowing.

Cabaret on Broadway

Cabaret on Broadway

London’s 5-star revival opens on Broadway starring Eddie Redmayne. Enter the Kit Kat Club and be immersed in 1930s Berlin.

The Outsiders on Broadway

The Outsiders on Broadway

The incredible story that touched a generation’s hearts is adapted into a groundbreaking new musical, with songs by Jamestown Revival.

Lempicka on Broadway

Lempicka on Broadway

Discover the remarkable story of 20th century artist Tamara de Lempicka in this stunning new musical, directed by Rachel Chavkin.

The Great Gatsby on Broadway

The Great Gatsby on Broadway

Jeremy Jordan and Eva Noblezada star in this dazzling musical, based on Fitzgerald’s Jazz Age novel. It’s the biggest party on Broadway!

Mary Jane on Broadway

Mary Jane on Broadway

Academy Award nominee Rachel McAdams stars in Pulitzer finalist Amy Herzog’s captivating new play for its anticipated Broadway premiere.

Uncle Vanya on Broadway

Uncle Vanya on Broadway

Steve Carrell makes his Broadway debut in a new version of Chekhov’s darkly funny drama about love, lust and resentment.

Stereophonic on Broadway

Stereophonic on Broadway

David Ajmi's electric play, set in a ‘70s recording studio, comes to Broadway following a smash-hit season at Playwrights Horizons.

Frequently Asked Questions

What shows are on Broadway right now?

Current shows include long-running, wildly popular hit musicals such as Disney's The Lion King, the outrageously funny (and adult) The Book of Mormon and the longest-running musical still playing in NYC, Chicago.

More recent blockbusters include the record-breaking megahit Hamilton and, for families, tickets for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child are a popular choice.

If you want to see a newer arrival, why not book Spamalot tickets? The Monty Python musical comedy is a riot of silly songs and slapstick humour. You can also catch a Sondheim classic thanks to the acclaimed revival of Sweeney Todd.

Are there any Broadway shows for children?

Several shows are perfect for children, including top musicals like Aladdin. Check our Broadway shows for kids page for the best family-friendly theater in New York.

If you are taking teenagers to the theater, tickets for & Juliet on Broadway and SIX The Musical are popular choices. They have more complex themes and are presented in a fun, accessible format with pop-inspired music.

Many Broadway shows allow entry for children aged 4+ if they are accompanied by an adult. However, the content may not be aimed at children so it is best to check the age guidance before you book.

How long are Broadway shows?

Most performances range between 90 minutes to three hours in length. This varies depending on the production, but musicals are typically 2.5 hours long. Plays tend to have greater variety in running times, usually ranging from 90 minutes to 2 hours but can range from 1 hour to 3 hours.

Always check the runtime of a production before booking tickets if you need to plan timings.

What days are Broadway shows on?

Most Broadway performances are on Tuesdays - Sundays, with Monday traditionally being the day theaters are dark. Some shows may have performances on Mondays or add extra midweek matinees, especially during school holidays.

If you want to book Broadway matinee tickets, afternoon performances are usually on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays.

What time do Broadway shows start?

Depending on the day of the week, evening performances usually start at 7.00pm, 7.30pm or 8.00pm. Most Broadway shows start at 7.00pm for early weekday performances, such as Monday & Tuesday and may start later on Friday and Saturday. Some Sunday evening performances will start at 6.30pm.

Matinee performances typically start at 1.00pm or 2.00pm.

Start times can vary depending on the show so always pay particular attention to timings when you book.

Do Broadway shows include intermissions?

Shows that run for longer than 90 minutes will typically include an intermission for audience comfort. Some particularly long shows may even include two intermissions, but this is quite rare.

What do people wear to Broadway shows?

Broadway theaters do not have a dress code. It is always best to wear something comfortable and suitable for the season. Many people choose to wear smarter clothes for theater outings, particularly for special occasions, but this is not mandatory.

What and where is Broadway?

Broadway is New York's famous Theater District that stages some of the biggest commercial plays and musicals in the world. It is located in Midtown Manhattan and close to Times Square. Most Broadway theaters are between 41st and 52nd Streets but can stretch as far as the Lincoln Center, home to the Vivian Beaumont Theater, on 65th Street.

To qualify as Broadway, venues must have at least 500 seats. The smallest Broadway theater is the Hayes Theater with a capacity of 597 seats and the largest is the Gershwin Theatre with 1,933 seats.

What and where is Off-Broadway?

Off-Broadway is the name given to New York theaters with between 100 and 499 seats. These are often located outside the main Broadway area, although most are still in Manhattan. Off-Broadway shows are typically smaller and less expensive to both stage and buy tickets for than Broadway, and there is a long tradition of Off-Broadway hits transferring onto Broadway.

Some of the most well-known Off-Broadway theaters include Astor Place Theatre - home of Blue Man Group - Daryl Roth Theatre and Laura Pels Theatre.

How can I buy tickets for a Broadway show?

You can get New York theatre tickets right here on SeatPlan. We work with US booking partners to provide official tickets to the biggest Broadway and Off-Broadway shows at great prices. We have special offers and discounts throughout the year that beat box office prices; for discounted tickets see cheap Broadway shows.

If you have any questions about booking tickets to a Broadway show, get in touch at help@seatplan.com and our friendly Customer Service team will help you out.
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