From February 25-March 3, participating Broadway and off-Broadway shows will offer free tickets to kids ages 6 to 18 who are accompanied by a full-paying adult as part of The Broadway League's Kids Night on Broadway. These tickets include free pre-theater parties, restaurant discounts, parking discounts, educational programs, and more. Tickets to participating shows will be available to the public starting Wednesday, January 9 at 10 am.
Shows that have signed on for Kids Night on Broadway 2013 (thus far) include Ann, Annie, Cinderella, Chicago, Hands on a Hardbody, Jersey Boys, The Lion King, Mamma Mia!, Mary Poppins, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Newsies, Once, The Phantom of the Opera, Rock of Ages, Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark, Wicked, Avenue Q, Forever Dusty, The Gazillion Bubble Show, and Stomp.
Kids' Night on Broadway was created in 1996 to introduce young people to live theater and make Broadway accessible to a new generation of theatergoer. In addition, theaters across the country participate annually with touring Broadway productions and other activities.