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what were/ are the best kid friendly productions on broadway?

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Currently, Spongebob maybe? I haven't seen it yet but I've heard good things and it's perfect for that age range.
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The Lion King is always a safe choice, and the spectacle really holds up. And it's pretty darn adorable when a kid is sitting on an aisle seat and gets really wide-eyed at the animals processing right next to them.

Anastasia is also a great choice, especially for girls. It's in the fairy-tale princess mode (complete with big sparkly gowns) but a little more grounded in reality too.

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Sponge bob is your best bet. Maybe Charlie and the chocolate factory, but I heard its pretty grusome.

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THE BOOK OF MORMON
METEOR SHOWER
M. BUTTERFLY
KINKY BOOTS
WAITRESS
MISS SAIGON
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For the young 'uns: The Lion King, Aladdin, Wicked, Cats.

But it really depends on the kids. I think parents know their own kids the best and I don't see why a mature inquisitive kid couldn't handle Phantom, Hamilton, Hello Dolly! or DEH.

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SpongeBob and School of Rock.

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I’d say Aladdin, Lion King, frozen (will be) and probably Spongebob, although I’m not seeing that til next week.
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Matilda was great for kids and adults. Anything Disney is a safe bet
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SpongeBob, and you know I'll recommend Anastasia :)

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SpongeBob, maybe Dear Evan Hansen if they can handle that subject matter and are male, Lion King, Wicked and Hamilton is a toss up based on the type of child.

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Wicked, Anastasia, SOR, and Hello Dolly are my top picks. Nothing objectionable in any of them really and are tons of fun
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The Lion King

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The language/jokes/subject matter might not make DEH a good choice...

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BrodyFosse123 said: "THE BOOK OF MORMON
METEOR SHOWER
M. BUTTERFLY
KINKY BOOTS
WAITRESS
MISS SAIGON

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Is this a list of shows not to see or... Just alone in Waitress they do IT on stage, Miss Saigon is way too mature, same for M Butterfly, they have the same plot and the ending. Book of Mormon should be way out of the picture. 

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Matilda would be my pick for best ever, or at least in recent memory.

Currently, SpongeBob easily.
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Spongebob would be perfect, it's tons of fun and entertaining for kids of any age. I also agree with Anastasia, kind of a Disney Princess but better. School of Rock is appropriate and also a blast.
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Dear Evan Hansen is definitely not kid-friendly. Heavy subject matter, sexual references, language. It's a great show, but not for young kids.

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I honestly loved Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. I think it s a great show for kids because it was really engaging, and kids don't care about the minimalistic set. 

The Disney shows are great too, I've only seen Aladdin, and that was spectacular and sparkly. Gotta say though - I saw both on lotto wins and I liked Charlie a lot more

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The Play that Goes Wrong.

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My three grandkids are the same ages and they loved HELLO, DOLLY!
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