You may never have experienced a true Broadway show before, and are looking forward to gaining your first experience while in New York City. You can go to NYC.com to find a Broadway show guide that will aid you in deciding, which show you want to experience. We’ve listed some of the best shows that NYC has become famous for.
Once The Musical
This eight time, Tony Award winning Musical takes place on the streets of Dublin. Through their love of music, a Czech immigrant and an Irish musician are drawn together. Within a week together a true friendship and collaboration evolves into a complicated but powerful love story.
The Book Of Mormon
This Tony award winner show has been called “the funniest show I’ve ever seen, by far” from Entertainment Weekly, and “so good it makes me angry” from Jon Steward of The Daly Show. This show follows two Mormon boys who couldn’t be more mismatched as they go on a mission that takes them as fair away from Salt Lake City as they could possibly get.
Winner of Grammy, and Tony awards among others this is the untold story about the witches of Oz. Find out about one witch that was born with skin the shade of emerald-green, who is smart, misunderstood and full of fire. Learn of the other who is ambitious, beautiful, and very popular. This play shows their tale of a remarkable odyssey that takes two friends and turns one into Glinda the good witch, and the other into the wicket witch of the west.
Spider-Man, Turn Off The Dark
We all know the story of Young Peter Parker whose life changes when he’s bitten from a genetically altered spider. They have drawn from over 40 years of the Marvel comic and made one of the utmost technically elaborate musicals to grace the Broadway stage. This is a must see play for any spider-man enthusiast.
This musical biography of Four Seasons is about the tough times of personal clashes, and the ultimate triumph of friends who through their music become musical icons of their generation. Jersey boys focus on the personal relationship of these friends. With challenges of gambling debts, family disasters, and mafia threats, these boys learn the true meaning of code of honor on the street. This is a must see true testament of friendship.
The Lion King
This amazing movie, turned Broadway show is the proud winner of six Tony Awards. This is a story of a young lion cub, which has to learn about responsibility that is part of being a destined king. Watch his struggle and his realization as he comes to terms through trial and much error.
Where Is The Best Place To Find The Broadway Show?
These listings are just a small taste of what New York City has to offer for all your Broadway needs. If you go to NYC.com, you can use the Interactive Theater District Map. This map will help you not only decide on the right shows, but also dinning, shopping and other attractions.