The Play That Goes Wrong

New World Stages 340 W 50th St, New York, NY
Suggested Ages: 7 to 14+, Adult Friendly

In this hilarious hybrid of Monty Python and Sherlock Holmes, the opening night of a murder mystery play-within-a-play quickly goes from bad to utterly disastrous. A play (not a musical) full of slapstick, physical comedy. ⏱ Two hours with one intermission - lots of action and no time to be bored. ❤️ Some (silly) innuendo…



Gershwin Theatre 222 W 51st St, New York, NY
Suggested Ages: 7 to 14+, Adult Friendly

This mega-hit musical take on The Wizard of Oz tells the backstory of the the misunderstood, green-skinned Wicked Witch of the West and bubbly popular Glinda. Their initial rivalry turns in an unlikely friendship as they discover that the labels good and evil can be misused. Memorable pop-sounding songs, a large cast in spectacular…


Gazillion Bubble Show

New World Stages 340 W 50th St, New York, NY
Suggested Ages: All

Bubble lovers can get their fix at this long-running show that combines spectacular light and laser effects with masterful bubble artistry. Great first show with only 60 minute running time and casual atmosphere. Fun photo-ops include the chance to go inside a giant bubble. Some kids get selected to go on stage. 💧 Warning, front…


Wake Up, Daisy!

Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre Central Park, West 79th Street & West Drive, New York, NY
Suggested Ages: 2 to 9

The historic, cozy Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre is back in action with modern take on Sleeping Beauty. Marionettes and music tells the story of Daisy, a lively little girl living in the heart of New York City in an apartment overlooking Central Park. At Daisy’s much-anticipated birthday party, she encounters three special guests, known as…

$12, $8/ages 1.5-12 years, free/under 18 months

High Line Art

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

See world-class art projects on and around the High Line, in dialogue with the nature and city scape of the unique park Current highlights include: * You know who I am (16th St), the Statue of Liberty recreated by Paola Pivi, wearing a playful emoji-inspired masks that changes every few months. * NYC LOVE (22nd…


& Juliet

Stephen Sondheim Theatre 124 W 43rd St, New York, NY
Suggested Ages: 6 to 14+

Romeo's Juliet ditches her famous ending for a fresh beginning in a funny, feminist take on Shakespeare featuring iconic pop anthems by hitmaker Max Martin. Songs from the ‘90s through today - including hits from Backstreet Boys, Bon Jovi, Britney Spears, Katy Perry, Kesha, Ariana Grande and The Weeknd - are woven into a clever…


Dog Man: The Musical

New World Stages 340 W 50th St, New York, NY
Suggested Ages: 3 to 14+

See a hilarious  musical based on the worldwide bestselling series Dog Man from Dav Pilkey, adapted for the stage by acclaimed TheaterWorksUSA. A brilliant soundtrack (we love the Evil ABCs) and excellent cast tell the story of 5th graders George and Harold making a musical based on their favorite character, Dog Man, the…


Bad Cinderella

Imperial Theatre 249 West 45th Street Midtown, New York, New York
Suggested Ages: 9 to 14+, Adult Friendly

A campy, confusing adaption of the classic fairy tale has spectacular sets and costumes, strong singing and dancing, and some fun, feminist updates - if you don't think too hard about the plot holes. Andrew Lloyd Webber's signature soaring score entertains, especially in scenes with the hilarious Stepmother and Queen Charming - if you don't…


The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

DR2 Theatre 103 East 15th Street, New York, NY
Suggested Ages: Babies to 10

See faithful adaptations of author/illustrator Eric Carle's Brown Bear, Brown Bear and The Very Hungry Caterpillar featuring fantastical larger-than-life puppets and audience participation. VIP tickets ($110) include a swag bag, an Eric Carle plush, and a character meet and greet after the performance. Lap seats are available at the door for children under one…



The New Victory Theater 209 West 42nd Street, New York, NY
Suggested Ages: 5 to 14+

Throwing all caution to the wind, the adrenaline-driven daredevils of Cirque Mechanics are back with an all-new mechanical masterpiece: a 20-foot-tall windmill powered by sheer strength. Set on a rotating turntable, there’s practically nothing in Zephyr that won’t spin—including your head—as acrobats brazenly balance atop the windmill’s blades and fearlessly face the Wheel of Destiny.…


The Little Mermaid

Players Theatre 115 MacDougal Street, New York, NY
Suggested Ages: 2 to 14+

See an intimate, interactive musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale (not the Disney version) featuring mermaid sisters, the evil diva Fishwitch with a Gaga-style showstopper and a live percussion ensemble playing original songs. Join free family art workshops with the cast and artistic team before the shows Sat 2 mp & Sun 10…


Tuesday Morning Music

Jalopy Theatre and School of Music 315 Columbia Street Brooklyn, Brookyln, New York
Suggested Ages: All

Singer and guitar/banjo player Kyle Tigges shares songs with folks of all ages in a cross-generational singalong. Come down to Jalopy to sing, dance, or even just to hang out and listen. We'll keep things easy-going as we slowly get the music flowing again. Space is limited so register in advance; wWalk-ins welcome until space…

$10-$20 suggested donation

Ice Theatre of New York Pop Up Concerts

Lakeside Prospect Park 171 East Drive, Brookyln, NY
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Ice Theatre of New York presents a free ice dance show and a one-hour Pre-Olympic skating clinic taught by ITNY teaching professionals and junior apprentices. The age-appropriate works performed include both repertory and new works performed by ITNY professional ensemble members, young apprentice performers ages 6-16, and guest artists. See our guide to LeFrak…


Music in the Lobby: Musique Libre Femmes

Jefferson Market Library 425 Avenue of the Americas at E 10th St, New York, NY
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Join a live musical performance with Musique Libre Femmes. This all women free jazz chamber group plays for Women's History Month.


Lincoln Center Presents at the Atrium

David Rubenstein Atrium Broadway between West 62nd and West 63rd Streets, New York, NY
Suggested Ages: 5 to 14+, Adult Friendly

Join Lincoln Center for concerts with artists from across the globe in genres ranging from swing to Afro-Peruvian to opera. Performers change daily; some are more kid-friendly than others, but the vibe is usually relaxed with space to walk and dance in the back. The indoor space is weather-proof but with fountains and plant-covered walls…



TADA! Youth Theater Fall Semester Open House

TADA! Youth Theater 15 West 28th Street, New York, NY
Suggested Ages: 4 to 12

Join TADA! Youth Theater for an in-person Open House where students will participate in a fun, active musical theater sample class led by two professional NYC Teaching Artists. Immediately following, the Director of Education will provide information to parents, facilitate a Q&A, and give you access to our best discounts of spring & summer. Limited…

$25 (can be applied to class registration)

Celebrate Holi at Brooklyn Children’s Museum

Brooklyn Children's Museum 145 Brooklyn Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
Suggested Ages: All

Join Brooklyn Children's Museum and Ajna Dance Company for the annual celebration of springtime, renewal, color, and play. Known as the “Color Festival,” Holi originated in India and is now enjoyed by millions of people worldwide. Come hungry and ready to play as we celebrate a day of art, dance, food, music, and wonder that…

$13/ages 1+

Mozart for Munchkins: Spring String

Greenwich House Music School 46 Barrow Street, New York, NY
Suggested Ages: All

Join an all-ages concert in a relaxed environment. Swing with some strings into spring, from Vivaldi and bubbles to stormy dances and more. Featuring Marta Bagratuni on cello, Sara Sherman on piano, and special guest. Stay after for an instrument petting-zoo.

$37/adults, free/kids

The Magic School Bus: Lost In The Solar System

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center 199 Chambers Street, New York, NY
Suggested Ages: 5 to 12

Hop on the Magic School Bus for a ride in this TheaterWorksUSA musical adaptation based on the original book series. When the class gets lost on the way to the planetarium, Ms. Frizzle saves the day by blasting into outer space for an epic interplanetary field trip. But when rivalries both old and new…


Mozart For Munchkins: Spring Swing

St. Ann and the Holy Trinity Church 157 Montague Street, Brooklyn, NY
Suggested Ages: All

Join an immersive, unforgettable, family music experience, featuring the talented, bilingual (English/Spanish) wife/husband duo Musiquita. Composer/pianist/singer Jesse Elder and violinist/composer/singer Blanca Cecilia González will be joined by an incredible ensemble, including trumpeter Wayne Tucker, bassist Steve Whipple, hula hooping contortionist Ellie Steingraeber, and tap dancer Demi Remick, for a thrilling performance. At the end of…

$40/adults, free/kids

Fish in a Tree

Theatre Row 410 West 42nd Street, New York, NY
Suggested Ages: 5 to 9

This new play with music for young audiences adapted from the best-selling novel, uses live video technology, dance, and music to explore the journey of Ally, a smart girl with a big imagination and dyslexia. Join Ally as she discovers that great minds don’t always think alike in an intimate multi-media production that celebrates neurodiversity,…


Freedom Music Jam Virtual Family Concert Festival

The Jewish Museum 1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street, New York, NY
Suggested Ages: All

Join the Jewish Museum for a Passover extravaganza featuring art, music, and dancing!. Set yourself free to the joyful sounds of Grammy winner Joanie Leeds, craft a holiday work of art, create a freedom shaker, add to a giant mixed-media Seder themed installation, explore the galleries, and more.

$18, $12/seniors, free/ages 18 & under

La MaMa Kids: This Frog Was Made for Jumping

La MaMa 66 East 4th Street, New York, NY
Suggested Ages: 3 to 14+

See six unique short puppet theatre pieces created around the theme of the metamorphosis of the frog. By Loco7 Dance Puppet Theatre Company; performed by members of Sirovich Senior Center who participated in a 2 month period a weekly creative process and development.



Puppetworks 338 6th Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Suggested Ages: 3 to 12

The classic fairy tale is brought to life with marionettes at intimate Puppetworks. Advance reservations recommended. Strollers must be left on the porch outside (camera monitored). Also at 2:30 pm.


El Otro Oz

Queens Theatre 14 United Nations Avenue, Queens, NY
Suggested Ages: 7 to 14+

Click your heels together tres veces and take a transformative journey during a salsa, merengue, and Mexican folk-infused musical inspired by The Wizard of Oz. As her fifteenth birthday approaches, Dora, a contemporary Latine teenager, struggles with her family’s ideas about tradition and dreads her impending quinceañera. But, when Dora gets swept away to a…

$20, $60/four tickets with code 4FOR60

Get Up, Stand Up!

BAM Fisher 321 Ashland Place Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York
Suggested Ages:

At 1 pm, join a dynamic workshop that gets the whole family involved, happening right before the 2 pm Get Up, Stand Up! performance. Isaac Sawyer—a one-person hip-hop extravaganza—welcomes families to an joyful interactive concert as he beatboxes, raps, and engages kids in the art of freestyle and improvised rap. Glide and groove with Isaac…

$5-$22 (Pay-what-you-wish)

Galli Theater Fairy Tales

Galli Theater 72 Warren St, New York, NY
Suggested Ages: 3 to 10

Groove to new takes on classic stories with a beloved local children's theater company. See a different fairy tale each week, including Snow White, Rapunzel, Cinderella, The Little Mermaid and The Three Little Pigs.

$25/adults, $20/kids

The Crazy Adventures of Don Quixote/Las Locaventuras de Don Quijote

Teatro SEA 107 Suffolk Street, New York, NY
Suggested Ages: 3 to 14+

A new bilingual musical, based on Miguel de Cervantes’ classic novel, features an original score, stunning puppets and classic Spanish Golden Age costumes. Presented by Teatro SEA, creator of high-quality productions that showcase the richness of Latinx arts and culture, particularly in children’s literature and folktales.


The Deepest Breath

Manhattan Movement & Arts Center 248 60th Street Upper West Side, New York, New York
Suggested Ages: 9 to 14+

Join Stevie, a young girl who loves to read, on a bubbling, aquatic adventure of acceptance and self-love as her curiosity leads her to uncover more about the world and herself. After realizing that there are so many things to learn about, Stevie begins to experience anxiety. As her anxious thoughts start to take over,…


Wall to Wall Women of Soul

Symphony Space 2537 Broadway at 95th Street Upper West Side, New York, New York
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Celebrate incredible women artists of soul's past, present, and future. Experience classic soul you know and love—and discover fresh interpretations and new artists—in this high-energy, multi-genre, pure-joy celebration of the iconic women who defied the odds and defined the genre. 3- 5 pm: Kick off the day with the rousing sounds of gospel soul with…


Mozart for Munchkins UES

The Church of the Epiphany 351 E 74th Street, New York, NY
Suggested Ages: All

Swing into spring with jazz jams. Dance, sing and clap along to a jazz set is curated for kids and their grown-ups featuring drums, bass, piano, and saxophone. Featuring Evan Harris and his band. Includes interaction with musicians throughout the concert and a post-show instrument petting zoo.  

$37/adults, free/kids


The Secret Theatre 44-02 23rd Street Queens, Long Island City, New York
Suggested Ages: All

Join an interactive family sing-along concert series at the Secret Theatre in Queens.  Duo Musiquita perform originals, as well as covers from a wide variety of genres, in Spanish and English. The audience is encouraged to sing and move along, with props/noisemakers for the kids. The intimate theater is 2 blocks away from the 61st…

$20/adults, free/kids

First Saturday: Rhymes with Brooklyn

Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Enjoy engaging and eclectic free art and entertainment for all ages the first Saturday of the month at Brooklyn Museum. Celebrate National Poetry Month and the fiftieth anniversary of hip-hop with a lineup of poets and artists who activate language’s power to connect and express. Join all-ages music, poetry, dance, art projects and more.…


Mad Hatter’s Family Adventure

Wonderland Dreams 529 5th Avenue at 44th St, New York, NY
Suggested Ages: All

Immersive experience Wonderland Dreams turns into a family-friendly jamboree, with activities for every age. Enjoy entertainment throughout the entire building including photos with Alice, magic with Looney Louie and music & dancing with Miss Olivia from Mind, Body, Music NYC.

$33/adults, $27/kids, free/ages 2 & under

Timbalooloo Jazz for Kids

National Sawdust 80 North Street, Brooklyn, NY
Suggested Ages: 2 to 14+

A monthly interactive concert series led by internationally-renowned clarinetist Oran Etkin celebrates music and diversity with special guests that introduce children and families to the rich global culture in New York and beyond. Renowned early-jazz expert Vince Giordano brings in his collection of vintage low-end instruments: the tuba, bass-sax, and a metal upright bass as…


Columbus Ave Open Streets

Columbus Ave Open Streets Columbus Avenue between 68th & 72nd St, New York, NY
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Dine on fare from local restaurants and tables set up in car free streets. Enjoy activities for all ages including kids music, artmaking, live music, store discounts, food samples, sidewalk chalk, games and more.


Rock And Roll Playhouse at Brooklyn Bowl

Brooklyn Bowl 61 Wythe Ave Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York
Suggested Ages: All

Dance and sing along to the music of iconic rockers at an interactive and educational live music experience for families at the super cool Brooklyn Bowl. Featured musicians change weekly, from Bruce Springsteen to Dave Matthews Band David Bowie to Grateful Dead to Britney Spears. Loud (bring hearing protection earmuffs for sensitive ears) with lots…

$16, free/ages 1 & under

Sea Chanteys and Maritime Music

The Seaport Fulton & Front Streets, New York, NY
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Join South Street Seaport Museum in person or virtually for a round-robin of shared sea songs, featuring members of The New York Packet and friends. Listen in, lead or request a song, and belt out the choruses. See our guide to the Seaport.


Stomp, Clap & Sing

Central Library of the Brooklyn Public Library 10 Grand Army Plaza Brooklyn, Brookyln, New York
Suggested Ages: All

Clap, dance, sing and party along with local acclaimed musicians in free interactive concerts. Seating is limited. First come, first served.