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  • (opens in new tab) Find tickets to The Gazillion Bubble Show - New York on Saturday September 23 at 11:00 am at New World Stages / Stage 2 in New York, NY
  • (opens in new tab) Find tickets to UniverSoul Circus - Jamaica on Saturday September 23 at 11:30 am at Roy Wilkins Park at Merrick Blvd & Baisley Blvd (Queens) in Jamaica, NY
  • (opens in new tab) Find tickets to Hamilton - New York on Saturday September 23 at 1:00 pm at Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York, NY
  • (opens in new tab) Find tickets to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - New York on Saturday September 23 at 1:00 pm at Lyric Theatre - New York in New York, NY
  • (opens in new tab) Find tickets to Flip Circus - Danbury on Saturday September 23 at 1:00 pm at Danbury Fair Mall in Danbury, CT
  • (opens in new tab) Find tickets to & Juliet - New York on Saturday September 23 at 2:00 pm at Stephen Sondheim Theatre in New York, NY
  • (opens in new tab) Find tickets to Shucked - New York on Saturday September 23 at 2:00 pm at Nederlander Theatre in New York, NY
  • (opens in new tab) Find tickets to Little Shop of Horrors - New York on Saturday September 23 at 2:00 pm at Westside Theatre Upstairs in New York, NY
  • (opens in new tab) Find tickets to Perfect Crime - New York on Saturday September 23 at 2:00 pm at The Theater Center in New York, NY
  • (opens in new tab) Find tickets to Blue Man Group - New York on Saturday September 23 at 2:00 pm at Astor Place Theatre in New York, NY


About Shows in New York

New York is the home of the biggest and best theater scene in America. Broadway runs for 33 miles, and this slice of New York has produced some of America’s most famous plays and musicals. New York’s theater scene is beloved by locals and tourists alike, with Broadway encompassing 41 theaters, each with over 500 seats. Broadway shows generally play Tuesday through Saturday during the evening, with matinee performances on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays.

The longest-running musical in Broadway history is The Phantom of the Opera, which opened at the Majestic Theatre in 1988 and is still performed there today. Phantom has been performed over 12,000 times. The play features music by Andrew Lloyd Weber and won the Tony Award for Best Musical when it was released.

New York is also home to the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts, which is the largest performing arts center in the world.

What’s the best place to catch a show in New York?

You can't go wrong at any of the world-class and historic Broadway venues. Selecting a theater by what's playing and by a price point that's comfortable may be the best way to go.

What shows are happening in New York this weekend?

Broadway shows usually perform matinee and evening shows during the weekend. Scroll to the “All Shows in New York” section to see what options are available this weekend.

Tips for attending shows in New York

Get to your show early. Arrive at least 30 minutes before the start time, and give yourself extra time for delays. When you’re inside, let the usher seat you. Otherwise, you won’t get a Playbill. If you’re lucky, you may be able to get some of the show’s cast to sign your Playbill outside the stage door after the show.

How much will I pay to see a show in New York?

New York City is the top theater destination in the country, with a wide variety of venues and performances. Fans of all types are able to find a price point they’re comfortable with. For a look at ticket prices for upcoming theater, scroll to the top of the page and see events today, this weekend, and this week.

What show should I see while I’m in New York?

You have all of Broadway to choose from! Look through the listings above to see what theater is happening in New York tonight, this weekend, and further in the future. You can also visit our Theater Page for all available shows.