Holidays are always an exciting time and with so many great options for getaways that are memorable to say the least, it’s no wonder people often struggle to come up with a shortlist. When it comes to great getaways to celebrate special milestones, New York City is one of the finest options out there due to its massive amount of things to do, fancy upscale dining and entertainment and great hotel options. Not only that, but being home of Broadway means you can fulfill that dream of seeing some of the best romantic shows in this famous theatrical circuit. Not sure which shows to watch? Check out these amazing options you don’t want to miss.
Who doesn’t love this tale of romance, mystery and a bit of magic? From magic lanterns that hold wish-granting genies to magic carpet rides around the world, the tale of the street beggar-turned prince-in-waiting is one for the ages. The Broadway show brings this tale to life through colourful costumes, experienced cast and impeccable storytelling to keep you engaged and entertained throughout the show, transporting you back to the Middle East.
A play based off the book of the same name by Jessie Nelson, Waitress tells the story of Jenna, a waitress in an abusive relationship with her husband. An unexpected pregnancy sees Jenna trying to figure out what to do, especially when she falls head over heels and starts a relationship with her gynaecologist. The story follows Jenna’s decision making dilemma and her choice to try her hand at entering a pie contest – with the grand prize as her way out of her problems. You can get great deals to see Waitress on Broadway online, saving you time and money when you get to the theatre.
The Lion King
One of the most spectacular musicals of all time, The Lion King is based off the film of the same name from the 90s. Featuring incredible puppeteering, catchy songs from the film as well as traditional African rhythms, The Lion King follows the story of young lion cub, Simba as he struggles to find his place in the world following the death of his father, Mufasa. He falls in love, makes new friends and fights his way through life to try to become the best lion he can.
So whether it’s your first time stepping out on Broadway or you’re a seasoned visitor, you should check out at least one of these amazing romance-based shows while you’re in town, any of them being perfect for a great date night.