The best part about being in New York is the Broadway. You cannot leave New York without first going to the Broadway or to a theater to watch the best shows famous the world over. Take a front seat and watch The Lion King, musicals and kid friendly shows for the whole family. There is a list of award winning shows playing in every theater within the city and you can have the time of your life enjoying this rare and momentous event when you spend an evening in any one of the theaters.
If you are a big fan of Daniel Radcliffe from Harry Potter, he plays the role of J. Pierrepont Finch down at AL Hirschfeld Theater doing the role of an ambitious young man in a play entitled “How to succeed in business without trying”. It is a musical satire depicting the competitive nature of the corporate world and man’s inner conflicts in his drive to achieve his dream of success. It is a beautiful musical show featuring popular hits like “I believe in you” and “Brotherhood of Man”.
You can watch “Sister Act” at the Broadway Theater which is a stage adaptation of the hilarious comedy movie of the same title. The show is produced by the main actress Whoopi Goldberg and features the original musical soundtrack of the movie. It is a show worth watching and you will surely enjoy the music and the humor of the story. There is another musical show in Broadway entitled “Mama Mia” which is also a musical comedy featuring music made famous by the Swedish singing group ABBA. The show has been running successfully for quite a while and is a very popular family choice because of the light comedy and story line. It is highly recommended for audience of any age group and you are guaranteed to have a lot of fun because the show is such a winner.
For mature audiences who wants to watch musicals with a little comedy twist on the side, there is “Priscilla Queen of the Desert” that features a dazzling display of sequined costumes and outrageous clothes, it tells the story of 3 people who take their bus aptly named Priscilla into the Australian outback or “The Book of Mormon” which is a story of two young Mormon missionaries sent to Uganda to evangelize. It is a lighthearted comedy about people and the strange places they go to but nevertheless, the fun factor is not lost and is worth seeing if only for entertainment value.
If there is anything New York is famous for, it would be the theaters. It is what makes New York City nightlife fun and complete and you should never miss seeing one during your visit to the city. It is a once in a lifetime experience to be able to get a front row seat in one of these award winning shows and live to tell the tale about how much you have enjoyed watching the world famous Broadway shows.