August 1st, 2023 | Art & Culture
When it comes to the world of theater, few places rival the enchantment and grandeur of Broadway in New York City. Home to some of the most iconic and unforgettable productions, Broadway has been captivating audiences for decades with its spellbinding performances, mesmerizing music, and gripping storytelling. Here, we will explore some of the best Broadway shows that have graced the stages of the Great White Way, offering visitors a chance to immerse themselves in the magic of live theater. But, before we start charting out all the Broadway blockbusters, here’s where you can book a luxurious, comfortable and convenient stay!
If you're a theater aficionado, then booking a stay at The Manhattan at Times Square Hotel is the perfect choice. We’re located in the heart of New York’s theater district, so we’re super-convenient to all of the most renowned theatres. In addition to enjoying a very luxuriously comfortable and amenity-rich stay, you’ll also be close to other tourist hot spots, transportation facilities and the bustling vibe of New York City. Other advantages of staying at The Manhattan at Times Square Hotel include close proximity to pre- and post-show dining and beverage options, as well as a variety of additional entertainment outlets. The Square truly comes alive at night with dazzling lights and city vibes!
Now that you’re well-settled in the comfort of our hotel, it’s showtime!
Next up for a true American theatrical experience is the modern classic Hamilton. A groundbreaking musical that took the world by storm, Hamilton is a modern classic that reimagines the story of America's founding fathers through a mix of hip-hop, R&B, and traditional show tunes. Lin-Manuel Miranda's brilliant lyrics and storytelling bring history to life with a diverse cast, making it a must-see for both history buffs and musical enthusiasts.
Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226 W 46th St, New York, NY 10036
Discover the untold story of the witches of Oz in Wicked. This enchanting musical transports audiences to a time before Dorothy's arrival, exploring the friendship between Glinda the Good Witch and Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West. With stunning visuals, dazzling costumes, and a powerful message of acceptance and self-discovery, Wicked has earned its place as one of Broadway's all-time favorites.
Gershwin Theatre, 222 W 51st St, New York, NY 10019
Based on Disney's beloved animated film, The Lion King is a visually stunning and emotionally resonant spectacle. The innovative use of puppetry and theatrical magic transports audiences to the African savanna, where they follow Simba's journey of confidence as he takes on the role of king of the jungle. With its memorable music and touching storyline, The Lion King appeals to theatergoers of all ages. A great pick for those traveling with family or kids!
Minskoff Theatre, 200 W 45th St, New York, NY 10036
A poignant and deeply moving production, Dear Evan Hansen explores themes of mental health, loneliness, and the search for connection in the digital age. This Tony-winning musical delivers powerful performances and a heartwarming story that stays with audiences long after they leave the theater.
Music Box Theatre, 239 W 45th St, New York, NY 10036
Embark on a magical carpet ride with Disney's Aladdin. This vibrant and energetic musical brings the beloved tale to life with dazzling costumes, stunning sets, and familiar tunes from the animated movie. Audiences are transported to the mythical city of Agrabah, where they experience the charm and wit of the street-smart Aladdin, the fearless Princess Jasmine, and the hilarious Genie.
New Amsterdam Theatre, 214 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036
A hilarious satire from the creators of the hit animated series South Park, The Book of Mormon cleverly combines humor and wit with catchy musical numbers. It follows the misadventures of two Mormon missionaries sent to Uganda, leading to a wild and irreverent journey that challenges traditional beliefs with a healthy dose of humor.
Eugene O’Neill Theatre, 230 W 49th St, New York, NY 10019
Broadway is a cultural hub that has long enchanted and inspired audiences from around the world. The best Broadway shows on this iconic stretch offer a diverse array of stories, emotions, and experiences, catering to various tastes and preferences. Whether you’re a seasoned theater enthusiast or a first-time visitor, a trip to Broadway in Times Square is an absolute must. And a stay at the glorious The Manhattan at the Times Square Hotel will make it even more memorable. Enjoy luxurious amenities, proximity to Broadway theaters, convenience and easy accessibility. When you’re ready to plan your broadway adventure, take a look at our Special Offers page, and reserve your stay!