By Matthew Blank
23 Jan 2014
Participating shows (to date) include Broadway's Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, The Bridges of Madison County, Bronx Bombers, Chicago">Chicago, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Jersey Boys, Kinky Boots, The Lion King, Mamma Mia!, Matilda The Musical, Motown the Musical, Newsies, A Night With Janis Joplin, Once, Outside Mullingar, The Phantom of the Opera, Pippin, Rock of Ages, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella and Wicked as well as Off-Broadway's Avenue Q, iLuminate, Murder for Two and Stomp.
Tickets will be available for these shows on seven nights: Feb. 24-28 and March 1-2. Tickets are now on sale.
Kids' Night, according to the League, "is when kids ages 6 to 18 can see participating Broadway shows for free when accompanied by a full-paying adult." A Kids' Night on Broadway ticket includes pre-theatre activities, restaurant discounts, parking discounts, educational programs and more.
Many Times Square area eateries will offer specials for Kids’ Night on Broadway ticket holders, including Blue Fin, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Casa Nonna, Ceci Italian Restaurant, Connolly’s Pub and Restaurant, Glass House Tavern, Guy’s American Kitchen and Grill, Hurley’s, Le Rivage, Matt’s Grill, Nanking Asian Fusion, Pergola Des Artistes, Playwright’s Tavern, Playwright’s Celtic Pub and Restaurant, Ruby Foos Times Square, Ruby Tuesdays, Schnipper’s, Southern Hospitality BBQ, Tasti-D-Lite, The Lambs Club, Toloache, Trattoria Tre Colori and Virgil’s Real BBQ.
The 18th annual Kids' Night will kick off in New York City. Kids' Night on Broadway will also take place in various cities around the country, with different shows and venues putting their own spin on the event. Check kidsnightonbroadway.com for specific dates and locations.