Broadway has been the home of New York theater for almost 150 years. Known as the Great White Way because the lights of its theaters burned so brightly in the early days of electricity. It’s one of New York’s most famous thoroughfares.

Seeing a blockbuster Broadway show is an essential New York experience. Along with the latest new hit shows, there are some famously long-running shows still showing on Broadway, including Chicago at the Ambassador Theatre, Wicked at the George Gershwin, The Lion King at the Minskoff, and Mamma Mia! at the Winter Garden Theatre.

Practical Info

Broadway (the street) runs diagonally north - south across the length of Manhattan. New York’s Theater District runs along Broadway from 42nd to 53rd streets. The handiest subways for the major theaters on Broadway are at Times Square, 49th Street and Seventh Avenue.

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The Lion King On Broadway

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 403 Reviews

Book your tickets for the Tony-winning extravaganza "The Lion King" on Broadway. A favorite with children and adults alike, "The Lion King" is ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: 2 hours 45 minutes (approx.)

From USD $158.81

Mamma Mia! On Broadway

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 303 Reviews

Everyone's fallen in love with the music, the story and characters that make "Mamma Mia!" Broadway's ultimate feel-good show. Now it's your turn to ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $131.25

Phantom of the Opera On Broadway

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 359 Reviews

While you are in New York, don't miss your chance to see the longest-running Broadway show in history, Andrew Lloyd Webber's magical The Phantom of Opera . ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $121.25

Jersey Boys On Broadway

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 192 Reviews

This behind-the-music story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons will take you from the streets of Newark to the heights of stardom. Follow the incredible ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $121.25

Wicked on Broadway

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 157 Reviews

Wicked is the untold story of the witches of Oz. From real flying monkeys to a trip to the Emerald City and a soaring, modern score by Stephen Schwartz, ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $123.81

Les Miserables on Broadway

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 40 Reviews

See the new Broadway production of 'Les Misérables,' the longest-running musical in the world, in New York City. This stunning adaptation of Victor Hugo's ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: 2 hours 50 minutes

From USD $118.75

NYC Walking Tour: Broadway History and Culture

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 24 Reviews

Learn about Broadway before you see a show with this behind-the-scenes look at New York City’s famous theater district. On this two-hour guided walking tour, ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $35.00

Disney's Aladdin on Broadway

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 20 Reviews

Book your tickets to the new, Tony Award winning Broadway rendition of Disney’s classic animated film ‘Aladdin’! See the beloved cast of characters come to ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: 2 hours 45 minutes

From USD $155.68

Matilda the Musical on Broadway

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 16 Reviews

Bring the whole family to 'Matilda the Musical' on Broadway! Inspired by the children’s book by Roald Dahl, this award-winning musical traces the story of a ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: 2-hours 35-minutes

From USD $136.25

STOMP Off-Broadway

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

Spend a lively evening at the Orpheum Theater in New York City attending the world-famous STOMP. The performers will enchant you with an uncanny show that ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: 1-hour 45-minutes

From USD $81.25

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