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Wednesday Matinees On Broadway

If you have a free afternoon in NYC and want to know what Broadway shows have Wednesday matinees, check below and you’ll be spoilt for choice! It’s the most popular day to attend an afternoon performance outside of Saturday Broadway matinees. The middle of the working week is the perfect time for theatergoers to catch the best Broadway shows with fewer crowds and lower prices, and top musicals like Wicked, SIX and Back to the Future all have matinees beginning between 1pm and 2pm, so you can fill an afternoon with award-winning entertainment and even get a table for dinner before the evening rush! If you’re in NYC for a week or have an afternoon free, book tickets to a midweek theater trip now.

16 Shows in New York

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+.

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+.

Hamilton on Broadway

Hamilton on Broadway

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hugely popular, Tony Award-winning rap musical retells the story of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton.

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.

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.

& 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.

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.

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+.

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.

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.

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.

Home on Broadway

Home on Broadway

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

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.

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.

A Wonderful World: The Louis Armstrong Musical on Broadway

A Wonderful World: The Louis Armstrong Musical on Broadway

Hear jazz royalty Louis Armstrong’s music and story live on Broadway at this captivating new musical, starring James Monroe Iglehart.

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