20at20 Off-Broadway

New World Stages 340 W 50th Street,

Through April 24, get $20 tickets to participating Off Broadway plays and musicals at the box office twenty minutes prior to curtain. Family friendly options include Gazillion Bubble Show, The…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
🎟 $20

Bessie’s Big Shot

Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre Central Park at W 79th Street & West Drive,

See a fun and high-flying, family-friendly adventure at the historic, cozy Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre. Marionettes and music tell the story of Bessie the cow, who dreams of joining the…

Suggested Ages: 2 to 9
🎟 $15, $10/ages 1.5-12 years, free/under 18 months


The New Victory Theater 209 W 42nd St,

Run away and join the circus with young Johnny as he finds himself among an awe-inspiring, inclusive ensemble featuring a Deaf ringmaster, an award-winning gymnast who uses a wheelchair and…

Suggested Ages: 5 to 14+
🎟 $24-$49
Event Series Lincoln Center Kids

TREE By Théâtre Motus

Lincoln Center W 65th Street & Broadway,

Babies and toddlers will be mesmerized by Motus' TREE, a fully interactive, multi-sensory universe, wrapped in soft light, music, and silence, where five characters interact with little ones. Settle into…

Suggested Ages: Babies to 3
🎟 $20 suggested, pay-what-you-wish
Event Series Mary Walton, Science of Sound

Mary Walton, Science of Sound

New York Transit Museum Boerum Place & Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn

Meet Mary Walton, a 19th-century citizen-inventor, and help her conduct an experiment to make elevated steam trains less noisy as they rumble overhead. Repeating 20-minute performances occur at 11:00 am,…

Suggested Ages: All
🎟 $10/adults, $5/ages 2-18 & 62+
Event Series PuppetWorks

Jack & the Beanstalk

Puppetworks 338 6th Ave, Brooklyn

Puppetworks marionettes' brings the classic tale to life with an original song score & a "live" Giant Advance reservations recommended. Strollers must be left on the porch outside (camera monitored).…

Suggested Ages: 3 to 13
🎟 $10-$11

Kids Week: Nature Puppet Show

Crotona Park 1700 Crotona Ave, Bronx

The Urban Park Rangers present nature-themed puppet shows. Learn more about animals that can be found in local parks.


American Museum of Natural History 200 Central Park West at W 79th Street,

Join a full day of family-friendly activities, performances, and lectures showcasing local and international efforts devoted to preserving planet Earth. In Polyglot Theatre's Bees (10:30 am, noon, 2:15 pm &…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
🎟 Suggested $28/ages 12-65, $16/ages 2-12, $22/students & seniors, free/ages 2 & under
Event Series Vital’s The Wizard of Oz

Vital’s The Wizard of Oz

Actor's Temple Theatre 339 W 47th Street,

Enjoy a new take on a classic tale adapated by acclaimed Vital Theatre Company. Rediscover the joy of following the yellow brick road with Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tinman, the…

Suggested Ages: 2 to 10
🎟 $59.50-$69.50

La Chivita

Brooklyn Public Library 10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

Join lovable characters who share traditional stories of their beloved homeland with “La Chivita,” a magical bus that journeys through the heartland of Colombia.


Queens Theatre 14 United Nations Avenue, Queens

Unique Quebec theatre group Tout à Trac journeys into the heart of childhood and imagination with an adaptation of Collodi’s tale about the world’s most famous puppet featuring masks, storytelling…

Suggested Ages: 6 to 14+
🎟 $20
Event Series Fancy Nancy The Musical

Fancy Nancy The Musical

Actor's Temple Theatre 339 W 47th Street,

Elegant, energetic book character Fancy Nancy comes to life in an hour-long musical from Vital Theatre Company. Fancy Nancy and her friends, Bree, Rhonda, Wanda, and Lionel are going to…

Suggested Ages: 2 to 8
🎟 $49.50

En Familia Matinee

New York City Center 131 W 55th Street,

Dive into the rich tapestry of Latin American culture with Eduardo Vilaro, Ballet Hispánico’s Artistic Director & CEO, as he leads an interactive and dynamic exploration of contemporary dance. Experience…

Suggested Ages: 5 to 14+, Adult Friendly
🎟 $20
Event Series Pinkalicious The Musical

Pinkalicious The Musical

Actor's Temple Theatre 339 W 47th Street,

Vital Theatre Company's cheery musical based on popular children's book Pinkalicious features a spunky pink-lover who eats so many pink cupcakes she changes colors. 🎟 Save 30-40% through Groupon.

Suggested Ages: 2 to 10
🎟 $49.50-$59.40

ENCOUNTERS: a day of experimental performance and film

Hauser & Wirth 18th St 443 West 18th Street,

Join a day of experimental performance and film presented by Hauser & Wirth Publishers, MACK, and SPBH Editions in conjunction with the Printed Matter's New York Art Book Fair. Artists…