Tickets go on sale today for the 2013 edition of Kids’ Night on Broadway, which will be held this year from Feb. 25 to March 3. Participating shows include the Broadway musicals Annie, Cinderella, Chicago, Hands on a Hardbody, Jersey Boys, Lion King, Mamma Mia, Mary Poppins, Mystery of Edwin Drood, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Newsies, Once, Phantom of the Opera, Rock of Ages, Spider-Man and Wicked as well as the Off-Broadway musicals Avenue Q and Forever Dusty. Through the KNOB program, sponsored by the Broadway League, kids ages 6-18 can see a show for free when accompanied by a full-paying adult. In New York, KNOB participants get access to a free fan festival plus parking and restaurant discounts. In other cities across the U.S. and Canada, Broadway shows on national tour put a different spin on the event.
Participating New York restaurants this year include Angus McIndoe, B. Smith’s, Blue Fin, Bubba Gump Shrimp, Casa Nonna, Ça Va Brasserie, Ceci Italian Restaurant, Cock & Bull, Connolly’s Pub & Restaurant, db Bistro Moderne, Glass House Tavern, Guy’s American Kitchen & Bar, Heartland Brewery & Chophouse, Little Town Restaurant Row, Matt’s Grill, Playwright Tavern, Ruby Foo’s, Ruby Tuesday, Schnipper’s, Tasti-D-Lite, Toloache, Tony’s DiNapoli, Trattoria Trecolori, and Virgil’s Real BBQ.
Designed to introduce a new generation to the theater and to make Broadway accessible to new theatergoers, Kids’ Night on Broadway has welcomed young audiences to Broadway shows in New York and across the U.S. since 1996. For more information about the program, visit KidsNightonBroadway.com. For more about the participating shows, visit ILoveNYTheater.com or TouringBroadway.com.