Art therapy: top Broadway theatre shows

Art can save the world. And Broadway fans around the world would definitely agree. Here’s an overview of some of the best Broadway theatre shows ever played:

The Lion King

Lion King on Broadway

This work of art has sparked the imagination of audiences around the world for quite some time. The Lion King theatre show opened in 1997 and won six Tony Awards in 1998, including the Best Musical Award. One of the iconic hits on Broadway, the Lion King is a must-see for all theatre and art lovers.


Chicago on Broadway
All that Jazz!

This Broadway show was first released back in 1975 and reappeared on Broadway in 1996. Winning six Tony Awards, Chicago is a work of art – a theatrical masterpiece that took Broadway by storm, turning into a hit classic, which has been played over and over again.

The Cats


Ever heard of the award-winning musical, which is one of the most popular shows ever played on Broadway in New York? The musical debuted in 1982 and won seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical in 1983. If you’re looking for a classical Broadway masterpiece, this show is just for you.

Speaking of lavish and stylish theatre interior, the Majestic Theatre deserves a place in the ranking. It follows an all-black-and-gold theme and boasts a number of beautiful sculptures and designs, covering its walls and ceilings.

Its size is substantial, and the seats are black suede and cushy. To be specific, it has 1645 seats, welcoming audiences, who are eager for a top Broadway experience. 

Les Miserables

Les Miserables
Les Miserables

Running for 16 years between 1987 and 2003, Les Miserables is a piece of art every art and theatre lover would appreciate. Based on Victor Hugo’s novel of the same name, this theatre show is a Broadway blockbuster and reportedly among the longest-running theatre shows in London.

The Phantom of the Opera

Phantom of the Opera
Phantom of the Opera

A classical hit on Broadway, New York, this play opened in 1988 and stood the test of time, pleasing theatre audiences for years. The Andrew Lloyd Webber’s artistic masterpiece won seven Tony Awards and keeps being a representation of theatrical art.



Let’s wrap it up with Aladdin – a theatre show, which represents the Broadway adaptation of the animated Disney movie, containing hit songs from the film, as well as a few more written for Broadway. The musical show is packed with adventure and romance and is among the iconic Broadway theatre shows, which play in New York. Enjoy this piece of art!

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