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Getting the Best Broadway Show Tickets

By Viator, May 2015

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So you've made it to the Big Apple and you've got your heart set on seeing a Broadway play. It's a quintessential New York experience. But with so many to choose from, how do you know which one to see? Let's be honest, musicals aren't for everybody. Here's a quick rundown of what to expect come showtime.

First things first - book tickets in advance if you want to see a particular Broadway production (or any show, really). Broadway is number one for a reason, and visitors and locals alike vie for prime tickets. If you're a last-minute man, however, fret not: the Viator app can hook you up with seats a mere 3 hours before the curtain comes up!

Good for Families

Disney classics like The Lion King, Aladdin and Cinderella are always a winning choice for families with young kids. The tikes will love following along with their favorite characters and songs while the parents appreciate the Broadway-caliber acting talent and set design.

Longest Running

They say that if you can make it in New York, then you can make it anywhere. In 'the city that never sleeps', you’ve got to earn your right to longevity. Shows like Wicked, Chicago, and Phantom of the Opera have rightfully earned their places on stage and routinely maintain 5-star reviews.

Newest Editions

You can count on finding tickets to the top Tony-nominated shows each year, along with a mix of revival performances and brand-spanking new productions. Check back often to see what's new on Broadway!

Tours & Tickets

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The Lion King On Broadway

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 437 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 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $161.50

Phantom of the Opera On Broadway

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 399 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 $123.75

Chicago On Broadway

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 223 Reviews

See Broadway's red-hot musical smash 'Chicago', the recipient of six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy and thousands of standing ovations. Add a ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes (approx.)

From USD $128.75

Les Miserables on Broadway

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 48 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 35 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

Matilda the Musical on Broadway

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 17 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

Disney's Aladdin on Broadway

4.5 star rating: Recommended 37 Reviews

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

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

From USD $139.50

Shake, Rattle and Roll Dueling Pianos Show

4 star rating: Recommended 3 Reviews

All request rock n' roll party! A singalong, laugh-along, drink-along, dance-along good time! Two of the top piano entertainers in NYC play all your ...  Read more

Location: New York City, New York
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $23.25

NYC Broadway Insider Package

Enjoy a private VIP Meet and Greet with a veteran Broadway Actor from one of Broadway’s smash hits in one of the Theater District’s most iconic New York City ...  Read more

Location: New York, New York
Duration: Flexible

From USD $725.00

Museum of Interesting Things: Secret Speakeasy

The Museum of Interesting Things takes over a Soho loft for a special themed event once each month. See 16mm short films, hear original vinyl records, enjoy ...  Read more

Location: New York, New York
Duration: Flexible

From USD $10.00

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