3 Broadway Shows You Must See

If you are traveling to New York City and want to take in a Broadway show, there are many from which to choose. In fact, the options can almost seem overwhelming if you’re not familiar with Broadway theater. Fortunately, there are nyc theater reviews and commentary you can read to help with your decision. Here are three options that critics and audiences both like.

Hamilton

“Hamilton” is the smash-hit that has taken over Broadway for several years now. From the riveting plot to the wonderful cast to the widespread audience appeal, this is a must-see show. Witness historical political figures like never before and fall in love with the music as the cast performs spell-binding renditions. There is something for everyone in this musical hit.

Wicked

This is another show that is family-friendly and loved by all ages. “Wicked” is the backstory to the Wizard of Oz. It provides the backdrop to how the Wicked Witch of the West came to be as a fiery, young talented girl assumes the “bad” label given to her in childhood. Fierce performances and a full story arc complete this talented ensemble in a show you’ll remember for years to come.

To Kill a Mockingbird

Jeff Bridges plays the lead in this musical based on the award-winning, classic novel. Set in rural Alabama in the 1950s, this is the tale of justice, racism and the coming-of-age for the young character, Scout, as she realizes the world is not what she thought it was. This show is powerful and gripping. Ed Harris takes over as Atticus Finch in November.

There are a plethora of shows, both classic and new, to enjoy on and off-Broadway. If you’re not sure what to see, checking out a theater review can help aid in your decision. You can purchase tickets for shows that have already proven to be popular with audiences. Or, be adventurous and check out something you’ve never seen.

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