5 Tips for Your Child's First Broadway Experience by a Westchester Mom
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3. Keep their bellies full.
Kids get hungry and its always good to have snacks. Think about foods that don't make noise or make a mess. We tried applesauce squeeze packs, gummy bears, and some chocolate. Tip:Bringing snacks was allowed in this theater and food is available for purchase. Bring wipes and hand sanitizer too, they both came in handy.
4. Enjoy the area.
We saw an evening show and had the opportunity to walk to the theater through Times Square. My kids loved seeing the bright lights on Broadway and it was part of their first Broadway show experience. Tip: Look around for parking lots and coupons in advance. I knew the show would end well past my kids' bedtime and that it was cold, so I didn't want to walk too far to the lot and found a coupon online. Also think about where you might want to eat, as it is NYC, you may need a reservation for a more popular spot.
5. Review the show afterwards.
Your kids might have questions about the themes in the show or be confused about what they saw. Tip:Have them draw or write a review of the show or their favorite scene. I recorded my kids singing songs as if they were the performers in the show.
Have you attended a Broadway show with your kids in NYC? What are your tips?