Broadway Musicals December 2024

Broadway musicals and shows in December 2024 offer audiences all the winter magic they could possibly want.
As New York becomes draped in twinkling lights and maybe even a dusting of snow, Broadway shines even more. And really, what’s more, festive than Broadway? There’s no better way to get into the Christmas spirit than visiting Broadway. The glittering shows are as merry as ever and there’s a festive feel in audiences. Tickets to Broadway musicals also make an excellent holiday gift, so why not treat yourself and your loved ones? These shows in December 2024 are the best that New York has to offer.

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Upcoming Shows: 5
Blue Man Group
Dec
01
Sun
2024
2:00 PM
Blue Man Group | Upcoming Shows: 2998
December 1, 2024 2:00 PM
location Astor Place Theatre, 10003, 434 Lafayette Street, New York, NY, US
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Little Shop Of Horrors
Dec
01
Sun
2024
3:00 PM
Little Shop Of Horrors | Upcoming Shows: 745
December 1, 2024 3:00 PM
location Westside Theatre Upstairs, 10036, 407 West 43rd St, New York, NY, US
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The Heart of Rock and Roll
Dec
01
Sun
2024
3:00 PM
The Heart of Rock and Roll | Upcoming Shows: 316
December 1, 2024 3:00 PM
location James Earl Jones Theatre, 10036, 138 W. 48th Street, New York, NY, US
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Theatre Show
Dec
03
Tue
2024
7:30 PM
Cabaret at the Kit Kat Club | Upcoming Shows: 353
December 3, 2024 7:30 PM
location Virginia/August Wilson Theatre - NY, 10019, 245 West 52nd Street, New York, NY, US
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Katsura Sunshine's Rakugo
Dec
14
Sat
2024
8:00 PM
Katsura Sunshine's Rakugo | Upcoming Shows: 16
December 14, 2024 8:00 PM
location New World Stages: Stage 2, 10019, 340 West 50th Street, New York, NY, US
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Hamilton The Musical

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s box office hit remains on the roster of Broadway shows in December 2024. Critics and audiences love Hamilton, a historical musical with a thoroughly modern twist. Telling the story of the Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, the musical depicts his chaotic life and rivalry with Aaron Burr. Interestingly, the story is told almost entirely through rap and hip-hop music. Although Hamilton is a show about US history, there’s nothing old or stale about it! Broadway fans will adore this savvy musical production.


Hamilton The Musical
Hamilton The Musical

Come From Away

If you’re looking for a play based on a true story, Come From Away is the production for you. This Canada-based original production will certainly be one of the most touching Broadway shows in December 2024. It depicts the events of September 11th, 2001 as affected the town of Gander in Newfoundland. 38 planes were diverted thereafter the events in New York, and thousands of travelers found themselves adrift in Gander. Come From Away shows how the townspeople came together to welcome the new international community in Gander. Above all, it is a stirring portrayal of allegiance and community amongst strangers that will touch your heart.


Come From Away Broadway Musical
Come From Away Broadway Musical

Aladdin The Musical

Aladdin is a roguish street urchin who is always getting into trouble. Meanwhile, Princess Jasmine is an adventurous soul whose father wants to marry her off to another royal. What happens when the two meet? Well, they create one of the sweetest and most energetic Broadway shows in December 2024! There’s a genie in a bottle, a transformative wish, and an evil enemy to boot. The musical is a classic underdog story that integrates love and comedy to great effect. While Aladdin is a great musical for kids, it will also keep adults entertained with funny quips and stunning visuals. Fans of the animated film will particularly love this excellent transition to the Broadway stage.


Aladdin The Musical
Aladdin The Musical

The Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon is a hugely successful musical written by South Park creators Trey Park and Matt Stone. The music is co-created with Robert Lopez who previously worked on the off-Broadway success Avenue Q. It is a raunchy, risqué, and all-around hilarious musical that will have you in stitches from start to finish. The show follows two young Mormon missionaries who decamp to Uganda in an attempt to convert the locals. They quickly find that there are far more pressing issues to be dealt with, such as AIDS and poverty. The Book of Mormon is one of the best Broadway shows in December 2024, but it’s not for the faint-hearted. However, fans of risqué comedy will adore this critically acclaimed theatrical romp.


The Book of Mormon
The Book of Mormon

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Transferring from London’s West End, Harry Potter, and the Cursed Child is a two-play extravaganza that began previews at the Lyric Theater. A new and original story by Jack Thorne, JK Rowling, and John Tiffany, it takes place nineteen years after the events of the last Harry Potter book and follows the title character and his son Albus Severus, who befriends the son of Harry’s old school enemy Draco Malfoy when he starts school. In the UK, the play received rave reviews along with a record-breaking nine Laurence Olivier Awards. With a magical set and spellbinding special effects, it’s a perfect day out for the whole family.


Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The Lion King

The Lion King is one of the most well-known and best-loved Disney films, and the musical has followed in its footsteps to become a huge worldwide hit beloved by families, musical theater fans, and critics alike. It’s the third longest-running show in Broadway history and has grossed more than $1billion, but it hasn’t lost the sense of wonder, creativity, and joy that has rightfully earned it so many fans. Playing at the Minskoff Theatre in the heart of Times Square, it boasts music by Elton John and lyrics by Tim Rice, including much-loved songs such as Circle Of Life and Hakuna Matata.


The Lion King Broadway
The Lion King Broadway