New Amsterdam Theatre is a popular Broadway theater that hosts Disney productions for guests of all ages that are reminiscent of their iconic films. It's one of the oldest and largest theaters on Broadway, so you'll find plenty of room to enjoy a show comfortably.

Being a Disney theater, the shows here are designed for the whole family to enjoy, from kids to adults alike. Of course, you don't have to have kids to find value in these incredible productions. The shows can vary in length quite a bit, but most visits are between 2 and 3 hours long.

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New Amsterdam Theatre highlights

Most productions held at New Amsterdam Theatre last quite a while. In fact, it's not uncommon for Disney musical productions to run for several years to a decade before they change, so you'll have plenty of time to see a show if you find something you're interested in.

You can also enjoy this theater without having to see a show. Several tours are available that let you learn all about the history of this theater and Disney's theatrical productions in general. Plus, the restored art and architecture of this theater are impressive.

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Good to know when visiting New Amsterdam Theatre

Getting to the New Amsterdam Theatre is fairly easy whether you're looking to drive yourself or take public transportation. You'll find parking on West 42nd at Kinney System and Imperial Parking, but neither lets you park for free.

Alternatively, you can take public transportation to the theater, which is generally a bit easier. The N/Q/R/W and 1/2/3 lines go to 42nd Street along with the A/C/E lines. With the latter, you'll have just a short walk east to the theater, while the others will have you taking a few steps to the west to reach the theater.

New Amsterdam Theatre in New York

Location: 214 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036, USA

Open: Most shows begin at 7 pm

Phone: +1 866-870-2717