They can be so cynical, too cool for school, but still, you want to introduce them to theatre and culture. Here are some shows that will appeal to the sensibilities of the kids who are not really children, but certainly not adults! Keep in mind that some of these shows may have some adult, or scatalogical content!
2016 Winner of 11 Tony Awards including Best Musical! Hamilton is the Pulitzer Prize winning hip-hop musical from Tony, Grammy and Emmy award winner, and MacArthur Genius grant receiver Lin-Manuel Miranda. Hamilton brings to the stage the life and times of Alexander Hamil...226 West 46th Street (bet. 7th and 8th Avenues)
Puffs, Or: Seven Years of Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic is a magical winking nod to all things Harry Potter. Follow Wayne Hopkins and his fellow "Puffs" as they try to stay out of trouble, not get hurt and learn spells. Contemporaries of a...300 West 43rd Street (at 8th Ave)
Winner of the 2011 Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Direction, Best Book, Best Original Score, Best Featured Actress in a Musical and more! From Trey Parker and Matt Stone, four-time Emmy Award-winning creators of South Park, and Robert Lopez, Tony Award-winning co-creator o...230 West 49th Street
2017 winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical! Evan is on the brink of getting everything he has wanted - the girl of his dreams, a perfect family, and the longed for chance to just fit in. But will the chance he has to live a normal life be upended by the secrets he m...239 West 45th Street (bet. 7th and 8th Avenues)
Blue Man Group is one of New York's longest-running shows and one of the most complicated to describe! At the simplest level, three performers in black with bald, blue heads splatter paint and use every imaginable prop in this totally fun and unique production. But it's so muc...434 Lafayette Street
OMG! Nominated for 12 Tony Awards including Best Musical! Mean Girls, Tina Fey's ferocious take on high school hierarchies, has been translated into a musical and is ready to reign over the Great White Way. With music by Jeff Richmond, lyrics by Nell Benjamin and the book by T...245 West 52nd Street
With a wave of a wand and shout of Magicus Broadwayicum J.K. Rowling's beloved wizards arrive on Broadway. Harry Potter is all grown up and working hard at the Ministry of Magic. But life has not become any easier. What, with work and three school age children, how could a pe...213 West 42nd Street (bet. 7th and 8th Avenues)