New York's Broadway signs in Times Square at night
Best US Cities For Theater Lovers To Visit

New York City

Top of the list is the city that is home to Broadway. New York City’s Theater District offers musicals, concerts, ballets, performance art productions, and off-Broadway must-sees.


For those who enjoy avant-garde or edgy performances and productions, Chicago's 250 theaters offer Tony Award-winning local acts, a robust comedy scene, and touring groups.


Boston is almost on par with New York's Theater District with countless Broadway touring shows, Boston Opera House productions, and the Philharmonic Orchestra of Boston.


Seattle's performing art scene showcases a different side of the theater world with blockbuster productions, historic venues, and unique events like the Teatro ZinZanni experience.

San Francisco

The Bay Area’s Civic Center, SoMa, and The Tenderloin make up the Theater Scene, offering performing arts to Broadway productions, and opera lovers will also enjoy many options.