Broadway matinee guide: Which Broadway shows have matinees and how to get tickets

Learn what days Broadway has matinees and what time each show's matinee performances begin.

Gillian Russo
Gillian Russo

Evening shows are perfect for those who work during the day or are looking for a fun night out, but afternoon matinees are just as special. Seeing a Broadway matinee is a great day-off activity, and matinees are the perfect performances for young children to attend. Those taking day trips to New York can also travel in, catch a matinee show, and travel out again before it gets too late.

Luckily, every Broadway show has matinee options, but not all matinee performances take place on the same days or start at the same time. Here's our guide to matinee performances at all Broadway shows. Once you've found a showtime that works with your schedule, get Broadway tickets now.

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Which Broadway shows have matinee performances?

All Broadway shows have matinees. Every show has at least one matinee performance each week, though most have two or three.

What days does Broadway have matinees?

Most Broadway shows have matinee performances, in addition to evening performances, on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Some shows also have only a matinee on Sunday. The exact start time varies by show, though, and certain shows have matinees on different days.

Below, find out what days and times every current Broadway show's matinee performances are. Please note that these are shows' standard schedules, which are subject to one-off variations. Schedules may also change around the holidays or during preview performances.

& Juliet

& Juliet has Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. & Juliet is at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

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A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical

A Beautiful Noise has Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. A Beautiful Noise is at the Broadhurst Theatre.

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Aladdin

Aladdin has a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 1 p.m. Aladdin is at the New Amsterdam Theatre.

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An Enemy of the People

An Enemy of the People has Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. On March 3 and 10 and June 16, the Sunday matinee is at 1 p.m. An Enemy of the People is at the Circle in the Square Theatre.

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Appropriate

Appropriate has a Wednesday matinee at 1 p.m., a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m., and a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. Appropriate is at the Belasco Theatre.

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Back to the Future

Beginning in August, Back to the Future has Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. Back to the Future is at the Winter Garden Theatre.

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Cabaret

Cabaret has Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. Cabaret is at the August Wilson Theatre.

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Chicago

Chicago has a Saturday matinee at 2:30 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Chicago is at the Ambassador Theatre.

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Hadestown

Hadestown has Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. Hadestown is at the Walter Kerr Theatre.

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Hamilton

Hamilton has Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. Hamilton is at the Richard Rodgers Theatre.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 1 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is at the Lyric Theatre.

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Hell’s Kitchen

Hell’s Kitchen has Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. from March 28 to April 23. Afterward, the show has Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. Hell’s Kitchen is at the Shubert Theatre.

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Home

Home has Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. Home is at the Todd Haimes Theatre.

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Illinoise

Illinoise has a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. There is also a 2 p.m. matinee on select Wednesdays. Illinoise is at the St. James Theatre.

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Mary Jane

Mary Jane has Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Mary Jane is at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.

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Merrily We Roll Along

Merrily We Roll Along has a Wednesday matinee at 1 p.m., a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m., and a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. Merrily We Roll Along is at the Hudson Theatre.

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MJ The Musical

MJ The Musical has Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. MJ The Musical is at the Neil Simon Theatre.

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Mother Play

Mother Play has Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. Mother Play is at the Hayes Theater.

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Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Moulin Rouge! The Musical has Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. Sunday matinee times vary; depending on the week, they will be at 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m., or 5 p.m. Moulin Rouge! The Musical is at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

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Patriots

Patriots has Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 1 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Patriots is at the Barrymore Theatre.

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Six

Six has a Saturday matinee at 3 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Six is at the Lena Horne Theatre.

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Stereophonic

Stereophonic has Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 1 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. beginning in May. Stereophonic is at the Golden Theatre.

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Suffs

Suffs has Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. Suffs is at the Music Box Theatre.

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The Book of Mormon

The Book of Mormon has Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. The Book of Mormon is at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre.

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The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby has Thursday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. beginning in May. The Great Gatsby is at the Broadway Theatre.

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The Heart of Rock and Roll

The Heart of Rock and Roll has Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. The Heart of Rock and Roll is at the James Earl Jones Theatre.

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The Lion King

The Lion King has a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 1 p.m. The Lion King is at the Minskoff Theatre.

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The Notebook

The Notebook has Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 2 or 3 p.m., varying by week. The Notebook is at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

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The Outsiders

The Outsiders has Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. The Outsiders is at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.

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The Who's Tommy

The Who's Tommy has Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. The Who's Tommy is at the Nederlander Theatre.

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The Wiz

The Wiz has Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 2 or 3 p.m., varying by week. The Wiz is at the Marquis Theatre.

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Uncle Vanya

Uncle Vanya has Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. Uncle Vanya is at the Vivian Beaumont Theater.

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Water for Elephants

Water for Elephants has Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. Water for Elephants is at the Imperial Theatre.

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Wicked

Wicked has Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 3 p.m. Wicked is at the Gershwin Theatre.

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