The Best Family-Friendly Broadway Musicals in Los Angeles
Family-Friendly Broadway Musicals

The Best Family-Friendly Broadway Musicals in Los Angeles

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If you’re looking for a Broadway-style show to take the family to, Los Angeles is a great place to be. There are plenty of amazing family-friendly Broadway musicals playing in town right now and in the months ahead. Here are our favorites to check out.

Family-Friendly Broadway Musicals
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The Best Family-Friendly Broadway Musicals in Los Angeles

Disney’s The Lion King

Feb 2 – Mar 26, 2023

Location: Pantages Theatre

Address: 6233 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

Easily one of the best family-friendly Broadway musicals of all time. Regardless of whether or not your family has fond memories of the animated 1994 film—or the 2019 remake—Broadway’s take on The Lion King will take your breath away when it hits Pantages Theatre in early 2023.

The familiar tale of Simba as he matures from a scared cub into the king of Pride Rock is as colorful and captivating as you expect. The musical performances include the well-loved Circle of Life alongside brand-new songs that no one in the family will resist.

Looking for more family-friendly experiences? Check out our local events calendar for all the fun things to do with kid in Los Angeles and the South Bay.

Mean Girls

Jan 4 – 29, 2023

Location: Pantages Theatre

Address: 6233 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

You can’t sit with them—or can you? The classic movie’s clever and hilarious musical adaptation hits Pantages Theatre in early 2023 to the delight of the entire family.

By now, you know the story. Cady arrives in suburban Illinois after growing up in Africa, only to discover her high school is wilder than any savannah—particularly under the rule of queen bee Regina George.

Mean Girls is energetic, hilarious, and incredibly charming. Just remember the dress code: on Wednesday, they wear pink.

This show does contain some mature content and is recommended for kids 10 and over.

Annie

Nov 29 – Dec 18, 2022

Location: Dolby Theatre. 

Address: 6801 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

One of the most classic family-friendly Broadway musicals, the tale of Little Orphan Annie is beloved by many across generations, and there is no better way to introduce the little ones to her journey than through this spectacular musical.

With an unparalleled score, Annie is nothing short of a ray of sunshine wrapped in catchy tunes you can’t help but hum on your way back home. The show will run from late November until mid-December, so make sure to snatch your tickets right now. 

Bluey’s Big Play

Jan 27 – 29, 2023

Location: Dolby Theatre

Address: 6801 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

Unlike the other musicals featured in this list, Bluey’s Big Play is tailor-made for young children, introducing them to the world of theater with a spectacle of color, laughter, and joy.

Inspired by the worldwide renowned children’s television series, this musical adaptation brings a new life to the beloved characters, featuring stunning puppets, colorful displays, and spectacular music. 

Anastasia

Apr 27 -30, 2023

Location: Bank Of America Performing Arts Center.

Address: 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362. 

This breathtaking adaptation of the 1997 Don Bluth musical features well-known songs—such as the hauntingly beautiful Once Upon a December—alongside brand-new tracks. The result? A spectacular journey worth embarking.

Follow amnesiac orphan Anya as she tries to discover her long-forgotten past alongside dashing conman Dmitry and ex-aristocrat Vlad in Soviet-era Russia. Is she the missing Grand Duchess Anastasia Romanov?

A captivating tale arriving in Spring 2023, Anastasia is apt for the whole family but may be best enjoyed by kids over 8. 

The Secret Garden

Feb 19 – Mar 26, 2023

Location: The Ahmanson Theater

Address: 135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

This gorgeous adaptation of the beloved children’s book classic follows the story of orphaned Mary Lennox as she leaves her home in India and arrives at the mysterious estate of her estranged uncle. Her insatiable curiosity leads to many incredible discoveries.

The show is recommended for kids 7 and up.

Beetlejuice

Jul 11 – 30, 2023

Location: The Pantages Theater

Address: 6233 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028

Tim Burton fans won’t want to miss the stage adaptation of this cult classic film. The comedic musical tells the story of teen Lydia Deetz who finds her life turned upside down when she moves into a house haunted by a recently deceased couple and their demonic nemesis.

This show is recommended for kids ages 10 and up.

Which up coming family-friendly Broadway musicals are you most excited to see? Share your family’s favorite shows with us in our Local Anchor Facebook group.

Looking for more family-friendly experiences? Check out our events calendar for all the fun things to do with kid in Los Angeles and the South Bay.

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