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10 Theatre Puzzles That Will “Spark Joy” This Year

Looking for a fun and cozy way to celebrate theatre from the comfort of your home? All of the below puzzles have themes of Broadway, musical theatre, or theatre in general! There’s even a cute little puzzle for kids at the bottom of the list. Hopefully these theatre puzzles will help spark a bit of joy for you this year!

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1. Playbill 1000-Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

This is the perfect puzzle for avid Broadway goers and Playbill collectors. If you’re finding it a bit painful that you can’t grow your Playbill collection this year, this might just help fill that Broadway hole in your heart for the time being. <3

Playbill puzzle.


2. Michael Storrings Times Square 1000-Piece Puzzle

This is such a cute cartoonish puzzle of Times Square. With all the different sections and details, this looks like it would be really fun to put together!

Times Square puzzle.


3. Times Square 1000-Piece Puzzle by Dowdle

I just love the modern and vibrant feel to this puzzle! Plus, you can see the marquees of Jersey Boys, Wicked, and The Lion King (although it actually says The Lying King) in the background!

Times Square puzzle.


4. Show Time in Times Square – 1000-Piece Puzzle

If you’d rather go for a more Broadway-heavy view of Times Square, then you might enjoy this puzzle even more than the one above! There are way more Broadway marquees visible in this one, making it more of the focus of the puzzle.

Times Square puzzle.


5. London Illustrated 1000-Piece Puzzle

Of course, if we’re going to share Broadway puzzles, it wouldn’t be fair to leave London off of the list. Theatre plays a small role in this puzzle, but it’s up there in the top right corner!

London Theatre Puzzle.


6. Edward Gorey’s 1000-Piece Artpiece Puzzle

This is one of the more interesting puzzles on the list, as it’s more of a creative and whimsical celebration of theatre in general. The style is classy as well, making for an enjoyable puzzling experience.

Theatre Puzzle.


7. Vintage Theatre and Opera Collage Puzzle

I really like that this puzzle is a bit more classic in its vibe. There’s also lots of detail everywhere, which should make it a fun one to put together!

vintage theatre puzzle.


8. Christmas Theatre Puzzle

Puzzling is one of my favorite things to do during the Christmas season. And this puzzle seamlessly combines traditional holiday vibes with theatre vibes. What a treat!

Christmas theatre puzzle.


9. Disney Mickey Dream Theatre 1000-Piece Puzzle

I LOVE this puzzle because it smashes together two of my favorite things in the world – Disney and theatre! This puzzle should definitely help bring out your inner child.

Disney Theatre Puzzle.


10. The World of Shakespeare 1000-Piece Puzzle

This depiction of Shakespeare’s London is probably my favorite puzzle on the list! There is something about this one that’s just plain magical in my opinion. The attention to detail is absolutely beautiful, and it just looks super fun to put together!

Shakespeare jigsaw puzzle.


Which one of these theatre puzzles is your favorite?

Or do you know of any other cool theatre puzzles that we should check out? Feel free to share in the comments below!

Stacy Karyn, Author of Theatre Puzzles.
Author: Stacy Karyn

Stacy Karyn is the founder of Theatre Trip, author of The Thespian’s Bucket List, and creator of The Cast Album List. She holds a BA in theatre, a TESOL drama certificate, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.


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