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Hi, All you Kid and Adult Theater Fans out there! Are you wondering what Broadway Shows for Kids are currently playing? The best way to find out if a show is for you and or your family is to check out the Plot, Content and Recommendations of the Box Office.

Excerpt Below from "Mary Poppins" as seen on the official show website


Have you ever wondered how long your younger kids or younger brother and sister can sit still? Can they make it through a show? It depends upon, among other factors, their age, whether or not they have attended theater before and whether or not the show appeals to them. You can get information about the suggested age group and age limits at most of the Theater Websites. If in doubt, ask questions...call the box office.

Included below is most of the information you need about Broadway Shows for Kids but don't hesitate to ask for more if need be.

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Listing of Broadway Shows for Kids

(Age Recommendations Suggested Only)



Last Update: 1/19/09

  • Shrek The Musical

    Broadway Theater, 1681 Broadway, New York, NY 10036

    Audience: Age 6 and Up. Children under 4 will not be admitted to the theater. Everyone must have a ticket.

    Run Time: Two hours and 30 minutes - One 15 minute Intermission

  • Billy Elliot

    Imperial Theatre, 249 W 45th St, New York, NY 10036

    Audience: Appropriate for all ages. Children under 4 will not be admitted into the theater

    Run Time: 2 hours 45 minutes including one 15 minute intermission

  • Finian's Rainbow -OPENS OCT 8, 2010

    246 W. 44th St. Broadway, New York, New York

    Audience: Finian's Rainbow is appropriate for ages 10 and up. Children under 4 years of age will not be permitted into the theater

    Run Time: 2 hours, 20 minutes including one 15 minute intermission

  • South Pacific

    Vivian Beaumont Theatre, 150 West 65th Street, New York NY 10023

    Audience: May be inappropriate for children 7 and under. Children under 5 will not be permitted into the theater

    Run Time: 3 hours with one intermission

  • Mamma Mia

    Winter Garden Theatre, 1634 Broadway, New York, NY 10036

    Audience: May be appropriate for children 4 and older. Children under 4 will not be admitted into the theater

    Run Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes with one 15 minute intermission

  • Mary Poppins

    New Amsterdam Theatre, 214 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036

    Audience: For elementary school children and older. Children under 4 will not be admitted into the theater

    Run Time: 2 hours, 45 minutes with one 15 minute intermission

  • Radio City Christmas Spectacular

    Radio City Music Hall, 1260 6th Ave, New York, NY 10020

    Audience: All ages...Any child who has reached their second birthday requires a ticket for admission. Any child younger than 2 years old does not require a ticket, however, they may not occupy a seat and must sit on a parent or guardian's lap.

    Run Time: 90 to 105 minutes

  • The Lion King

    Minskoff Theatre, 1515 Broadway, New York, NY 10036

    Audience: For elementary school children and older. Children under 4 will not be admitted to the theater

    Run Time: 2 hours, 40 minutes with one 15 minute intermission

  • The Little MermaidCLOSED

    Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 205 W 46th St, New York, NY Previews begin: Nov 3rd Opening: Dec 6th

    Audience: Suitable for children of all ages, however, children under 5 will not be admitted to the theater

    Run Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes with one 15 minute intermission

  • The Phantom Of The Opera

    Majestic Theatre, 247 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036

    Audience: Recommended for children age 8 and older. Children under the age of 4 will not be admitted into the theater

    Run Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes with one 15 minute intermission

  • Wicked

    Gershwin Theatre, 255 W 51st Street, New York, NY 10019

    Audience: Appropriate for children age 8 and up. Adult themes, however, nothing vulgar. Children under the age of 4 will not be admitted to the theater.

    Run Time: 2 hours, 45 minutes with one 15 minute intermission. Act 1 is 1:30 hours and Act II is 1 hour



Broadway Shows for Kids will be updated as New Shows open and some of our favorites close. Come back to the the Broadway Shows for Kids page often to see what's new. See you at the theater!





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