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Frequently Asked Questions about Kids’ Night on Broadway®

What is Kids’ Night on Broadway?

A year-round national audience development program of The Broadway League, the national trade association of the Broadway industry. KNOB is presented in NYC by the New York Times.

What happens on Kids' Night?

On Kids’ Night on Broadway, kids age 6-18 get to see a participating Broadway show for free when accompanied by a full-paying adult. See terms and conditions.

In NYC, KNOB participants can experience the behind-the-scenes magic of Broadway at a free fan festival. Plus, kids eat for less thanks to special family discounts at Times Square-area restaurants, and there are great parking deals.

In other cities, shows put a different spin on the event.

How do I get free tickets for my kids?

During the Kids' Night on-sale period, use the ticketing links on this site. You can also order tickets by phone, or visit the shows' box offices. See individual show pages when available for detals. All tickets must be purchased in pairs--one for you and one for a child age 6-18. Each ticket will print at half-price. See terms and conditions.

What about shows in cities outside New York?

Shows on national tour across the U.S. and Canada put their own spin on Kids' Night on Broadway, all year long. Click for more information.

Are there restrictions?

Yes. Click here for details.

How do the restaurant and parking discounts work?

All Kids’ Night on Broadway participants are eligible for family-friendly restaurants and parking. Click on the menu at left for details.

How do I get a copy of the Kids' Night on Broadway souvenir Playbill?

In past years, the playbill was provided free of charge to all participants of KNOB in New York City. You can download archived copies of the souvenir playbill here.

What is the history of Kids’ Night on Broadway?

Kids’ Night on Broadway is a program of The Broadway League, the national trade association for the Broadway theatre industry. Designed to introduce young people to the magic of live theatre and make Broadway accessible to a new generation of theatergoers, Kids’ Night on Broadway has welcomed young people to Broadway shows in New York and on tour across the U.S. since the program was created in 1996 by the League and Theatre Development Fund.

How do I get information about all Broadway shows, including those that are not participating in Kids' Night?

Visit for info on shows that play on Broadway in NYC and in as many as 240 cities across the U.S. each year on national tour.

Anything else I should know?

Yes. See below.


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