Broadway Shows in New York by Category

…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 Shows in New York – Must See Shows!

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Celebrities on Broadway

Merrily We Roll Along Broadway Musical

  • Gutenberg! The Musical - Starring Andrew Rannells & Josh Gad - the original Book of Mormon Cast(Sept 15 - January 28, 2024)
  • Merrily We Roll Along - Jonathan Groff, Daniel Radcliffe & Lindsay Mendez (Sept 19, 2023 – March 24, 2024)
  • Sweeney Todd - Josh Groban & Annaleigh Ashford (Will be Aaron Tveit & Sutton Foster starting February 9, 2024)
  • I Need That - Danny DeVito (October 13 - December 30, 2023)
  • Mother Play - Jessica Lange, Jim Parsons (April 2, 2024 - ?)
  • Mary Jane - Rachel McAdams (April 2024)

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Broadway Shows in New York – Best Musical Award Winners

Tony Award Best Musicals Still Playing

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Broadway Shows – the Classics

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Hottest Broadway Tickets

Shucked Broadway Musical

MJ the Musical Broadway

&Juliet Broadway Musical

Hamilton Broadway Musical

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NYC Broadway Plays

Harry Potter on Broadway

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - 2018 TONY Award Winner Best Play

Returns Nov 12, 2021 as a 1 Act/ 1 Ticket Play. It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and father to three school-age children. While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. Previews March 16, Opens April 22, 2018. (Ages 10+).


Broadway Shows in New York – Coming Soon!

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NYC Hotels Times Square

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Welcome! I'm Melissa, a fourth generation New Yorker, who has been lucky enough to live in New York for over 30 years. I love just about everything in New York City, the very reason I started this web site, and I look forward to sharing it all with you. Please explore the New York City Insider Guide at your own pace. I hope it helps you plan your New York City Vacation, so you not only go home as a NYC Insider, but plan to visit us again soon.

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