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Top 10 Best Broadway Musicals 2024

Think of Broadway and you will immediately think of show-stopping musicals packed with world-class production values, eye-popping vocals and incredible stories that stay with you long after you’ve left the theater. The best Broadway musicals are some of the biggest in the world, and no trip to the Big Apple is complete with booking tickets to a show that will have you whooping and cheering at the curtain call!

Jukebox musicals, iconic classics and daring new shows all rub shoulders in New York, so if you’re struggling to pick your next trip, we’re here to help. Below is our pick of the best musicals on Broadway you can book for right now, and why they should be top of your list.

1. Hamilton: this hyped historical musical won’t disappoint

Hamilton on Broadway New York
Hamilton on Broadway New York
You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who hasn’t heard of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s genre-defining musical. With a snappy songbook inspired by hip-hop, R&B and blues music, this revolutionary musical about Founding Father Alexander Hamilton has played across the world, to the delight of its adoring fanbase. Some shows get overwhelmed by the hype, but this fantastic musical has earned its position as one of the hottest tickets in town.
from $123.80

2. Hadestown: a mesmerizing journey to the underworld

Hadestown on Broadway New York
Hadestown on Broadway New York
There’s no show quite like Hadestown. When Eurydice is tempted by an offer from prosperous but manipulative Hades, how far will Oprheus go to save her? Anais Mitchell’s beguiling show, inspired by Greek mythology, was nominated for 13 Tony Awards in 2019 and crowned Best Musical. Get on the railroad track to the Walter Kerr Theatre and experience the hypnotizing power of this folk opera musical for yourselves.
from $86.30

3. Moulin Rouge! The Musical: New York’s most spectacular show

Moulin Rouge! The Musical on Broadway New York
Moulin Rouge! The Musical on Broadway New York
Walk through the doors of the Hirschfeld Theatre and into the faded glamor of the Moulin Rouge in 1899. This decadent celebration of Truth, Freedom, Beauty and Love brings Baz Lurhmann’s hit film to the stage with exhilarating effect. The cast perform breath-taking dance numbers and remix songs from Adele, Elton John and more top musicians. Immersive, spectacular and heart-breaking: this musical must be seen to be believed.
from $61.50

4. Suffs: women take center stage in this trailblazing new musical

Suffs on Broadway New York
Suffs on Broadway New York
How much do you know about the women's rights movement? Head back to 1913 with hit new musical Suffs, which tells the true story of the women who fought the establishment, the public and even amongst themselves, for the right to vote. Perfect for fans of Hamilton and SIX, this is a history lesson with catchy songs, great performances and tons of creativity - and it's been nominated for Best New Musical at the Tonys!

5. The Lion King: Disney's ground-breaking show still thrills

The Lion King on Broadway New York
The Lion King on Broadway New York
Over 25 years since it first roared onto the stage, this fantastic Disney musical is still one of the must-see musicals on Broadway. With ground-breaking puppetry that redefined what was possible on stage, The Lion King is not just a stage adaptation of a beloved movie; it is a unique experience that every theater fan should experience at least once.
from $135.00

6. Wicked: this gravity-defying musical creates theater magic

Wicked on Broadway New York
Wicked on Broadway New York
Experience The Wizard of Oz like you’ve never seen it before in this enduringly popular musical! Glinda the Good and Wicked Witch of the West Elphaba may seem like mortal enemies, but their story began long ago, at Shiz University… This magical story of friendship and staying true to yourself combines stunning special effects and powerful songs - including show-stopper “Defying Gravity” - to create pure magic at the Gershwin Theatre.
from $123.80

7. Six: an empowering, pop-fuelled histo-remix

Six the Musical on Broadway New York
Six the Musical on Broadway New York
One of the UK’s hottest new musicals is now on Broadway, and you’ll definitely want to “Get Down” and enjoy it! Six turns Henry VIII’s mistreated wives into pop princesses as they fight it out in a Pop Idol-style contest to prove who’s had it hardest. Taking inspiration from Beyoncé, Lily Allen and more queens of the Top 100, this is 80 minutes of adrenaline-fuelled, fist-pumping fun.
from $58.50
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8. The Wiz: The Tony Award-winning sensation is back

The Wiz on Broadway New York
The Wiz on Broadway New York
Follow the Yellow Brick Road and see The Wizard of Oz like you've never seen it before! The Wiz was a Broadway revelation back in 1975 and it's proving as popular as ever in this new revival. Taking the Merry Old Land of Oz and turning it on its head, this Tony Award winner is a irbant celebration of Black culture, featuring jazz, soul, blues and pop-inspired songs including “Home,” and “Ease On Down the Road".
from $60.60
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9. The Book of Mormon: the most outrageous show in town

The Book of Mormon on Broadway New York
The Book of Mormon on Broadway New York
This is one show you'll want to say "Hello" to if you like boundary-pushing comedy! South Park's Trey Parker and Matt Stone have teamed up with Avenue Q's Robert Lopez to take on religion in this no-holds-barred musical. Featuring hilarious songs, razor-sharp satire, and a soft-hearted center, audiences love The Book of Mormon - it has been a hit on Broadway since its premier back in 2011.
from $68.80

10. Cabaret: immerse yourself in the Kit Kat Club

Cabaret on Broadway New York
Cabaret on Broadway New York
Say Willkommen to one of London's hottest shows as it makes its dazzling Broadway debut! Eddie Redmayne currently stars as the Emcee in this Olivier Award-winning revival of the classic musical. Featuring all the hit songs including “Don't Tell Mama” and “Money”, this spectacular and haunting revival of one of the most successful musicals of all time is unmissable.
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