Seasoned travelers know spring is one of the best times of the year to visit New York City. Warmer weather and longer days make it easier to get around and experience more of the exciting activities you can find only in New York City.

No trip is complete without tickets to at least one blockbuster Broadway show — it’s an iconic New York experience, and there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Choose from the crop of new productions, long-running favorites and cherished revivals. To help you navigate the many options, here are’s top recommendations for Spring 2019.


“The Book of Mormon” — Eugene O’Neill Theatre

This boundary-pushing musical comedy about missionaries saving souls in Uganda received nine Tony Awards.

“The Cher Show”Neil Simon Show
The dazzling life and costumes of the one and only Cher are the subject of a jukebox musical featuring 35 of her hit songs.

“Hamilton”Richard Rodgers Theatre
Based on a biography of American founding father Alexander Hamilton, this hip-hop/rap/jazz musical appeals to a wide audience and received 11 Tony Awards.

“Kinky Boots”Al Hirschfield Theatre
Inspired by true events and featuring music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper, Kinky Boots received 13 Tony nominations and six Tony Awards.

“Mean Girls”August Wilson Theatre
Faithful to the movie of the same name by Tina Fey about high school girl cliques, the musical version received 12 Tony nominations.

“Pretty Woman: The Musical”Nederlander Theatre
Another movie-inspired musical, “Pretty Woman” gives the old story of the bad girl with a heart of gold a late 1980s–early 1990s vibe.

“Waitress”Brooks Atkinson Theatre
The title character of “Waitress,” another movie-inspired show, hopes to bake her way out of unhappiness. The production goes all out to create a realistic audience experience by filling the theater with the smell of freshly baked pies and offering up pie slices for sale.

Family Fare

“Aladdin”Amsterdam Theatre
A crowd-pleasing Disney adaption of its own movie version of an ancient Middle Eastern fairy tale.

“Frozen”St. James Theatre
The popular Disney movie about two sisters makes a beautiful transition to the stage.

“The Lion King”Minskoff Theatre
The first of the Disney movie adaptions to make the move to live theater, “The Lion King” is the third-longest-running Broadway show of all time. The moving family story and infectious songs never cease to please audiences. The original production received six Tony Awards.

“Wicked” — Gershwin Theatre
Not a remake but a glorious retelling of “The Wizard Of Oz” that imagines a friendship between the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch. The original production received three Tony Awards.

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