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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.

21 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+.

Sweeney Todd on Broadway

Sweeney Todd on Broadway

The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is back on Broadway! Sondheim’s musical is as thrilling as ever in this Tony Award-winning revival.

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.

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.

& 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.

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+.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Home on Broadway

Home on Broadway

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

Titanique

Titanique

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

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.

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