A Guide To Broadway Week 2017

Broadway Week

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Some of the best deals on New York City’s top tickets can be scored during so-called Broadway Week (this year, a 20-day stretch from January 17 until February 5).

Unfortunately, Hamilton doesn’t need any help selling tickets even during Broadway’s low season—so you won’t see any buy-one-get-one deals for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s blockbuster production here. But there are still 19 incredible Broadway hits selling two-for-one seats.

Whether you want to revisit a favorite classic or check out the year’s hottest new playbill, these are our picks for the tickets to book for Broadway Week 2017.

Bring the Kids

If you have tots and tykes in tow, you’ll find a number of family-friendly shows on Broadway. Disney hits like Aladdin and The Lion King (which is rumored to be nearing an end) are guaranteed crowd-pleasers. Children will also love Wicked—the musical prelude to The Wizard of Oz. Fans of the Jack Black flick should check out Andrew Lloyd Webber’s reimagining of School of Rock.

Catch a Classic

The Phantom of the Opera, the longest-running show in Broadway history, is again selling two-for-one tickets during Broadway Week. Other classic productions on this year’s list include the timeless production of Chicago The Musical, and Cats, which debuted in 1982 and ran for two decades. It reopened last summer with the same director and costume and set designer. If you loved it the first time, you’re still going to love it.

See What’s Trendy

Finally see what all the buzz is about with Waitress, a heartening production of love, friendship, and pie baking set to music by Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles. And Broadway Week is a great time to check out Cirque du Soleil’s Broadway production, Paramour, before it closes in April. Expect a more cinematic twist on the company’s famous acrobatics.