…which NYC Broadway Show should you see?

Broadway shows in New York are one of our city’s most exciting activities and are a must-do for almost everyone visiting and living in New York! Since there are usually 39 Broadway Shows playing at any given time, the choices can sometimes be overwhelming. The NYC Insider Guide is here to highlight the best shows in each category, along with half price tickets (when available) so you can choose the best show at the best price for your visit. Not sure what’s best for kids? Want to see which Broadway Shows are starring Celebrities? Read on…

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Broadway Plays

The Lehman Trilogy Broadway Play

The Lehman Trilogy Broadway Play - Sep 25, 2021- Jan 2, 2022

Directed by Academy Award®, Tony® and Golden Globe® winner Sam Mendes, The Lehman Trilogy follows three brothers from their arrival in America in search of a new life, to the collapse of the firm they established, to the resulting financial crisis, the largest in history. The Wall Street Journal says, "You should crawl across broken glass to see it." NYC Insider Guide saw this in London and it was AMAZING! The acting is superb, the characters indelible and the set design totally unique. This is a true New Yorkers play and a must-see.

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Company Broadway Musical - Starring Patti LuPone & Katrina Lenk

Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s musical comedy about life, love and marriage, presents this iconic musical with the lead role of “Bobby” re-imagined for the first time as a woman. At Bobbi’s 35th birthday party all her friends are wondering why isn’t she married? Why can’t she find the right man? Why doesn’t she settle down and have a family? Her friends are driving her mad! Find out how she handles it through Sondheim’s iconic songs – The Ladies Who Lunch, Being Alive and Side by Side. Previews Nov 15th, Opens Dec 9, 2021. Ages 16+

The Music Man on Broadway

The Music Man on Broadway - Starring Hugh Jackman & Sutton Foster. Performances start Dec 20, 2021

The Music Man follows traveling salesman Harold Hill (Jackman) as he cons the people of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys band that he vows to organize, despite the fact that he doesn't know a trombone from a treble clef. When he soon falls for the town librarian, Marian Paroo (Foster), his plans take an unexpected turn. One of the most cherished musicals ever on Broadway, The Music Man was an instant smash hit in 1957 and went on to win five Tony Awards.

Plaza Suite Comedy Play

Plaza Suite Comedy Play - Sarah Jessica Parker & Matthew Broderick, Play by Neil Simon

(Feb 25 - July 10, 2022) - Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker return to Broadway together in this hilarious and piercing look at love and marriage by Neil Simon. The play is composed of three acts, in which Broderick and Parker play different couples, all set in Suite 719 of The Plaza Hotel. The first act is a long-wed couple revisiting their honeymoon suite, the second is a Hollywood producer and his old flame, while the third act is a married couple on their daughter's wedding day.

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