New York Theater Reviews:
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Show-Score is a community of passionate theatre fans that writes audience reviews of Broadway and Off-Broadway theatre, to help each other discover their next NYC show. Start exploring to find your next show, or dive in and write a review of a show you've seen!

Featured Shows View all

Shows on Broadway and beyond that Show-Score members are buzzing about!

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Excellent
53 Reviews
Ends Jul 23
NYC: West Village

An anecdotal solo show from comedian Alex Edelman. 

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Great
85 Reviews
Ends Aug 13
NYC: Upper E Side

Alex Lawther stars in director Robert Icke's acclaimed production of Shakespeare's tragedy.

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Great
322 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

Michael R. Jackson’s Tony Award-winning new musical about a young artist grappling with identity.

TONY Winners View all

This season's top awarded shows!

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Excellent
796 Reviews
Ends Jan 2023
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NYC: Midtown W

An exuberant, pop celebration of 21st century girl power featuring the wives of Henry VIII.

86
Excellent
880 Reviews
Ends Jul 31
NYC: Midtown W

The Tony Award-winning revival of Stephen Sondheim's classic musical.

85
Excellent
335 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

Featuring Michael Jackson's greatest hits and a book by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage.

Trending New Shows - Beyond Broadway View all

Members are giving these fresh productions high scores.

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Excellent
118 Reviews
Ends Jul 31
NYC: East Village

A modern-day reimagining of Shakespeare’s Hamlet centered around a queer, Black man. 

86
Excellent
29 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

A look at a young woman’s journey of self-discovery at the onset of the Civil Rights-era.

86
Excellent
53 Reviews
Ends Jul 23
NYC: West Village

An anecdotal solo show from comedian Alex Edelman. 

Critics’ Picks View all

Shows that professional theatre critics are raving about!

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Must See!
11K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

The award-winning, hip-hop infused musical about America then, told by America now. 

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Must See!
43 Reviews
Ends Aug 21
NYC: Midtown W

Stephen Sondheim's classic musical that intertwines the plots of classic fairy tales.

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Must See!
5K+ Reviews
Ends Sep 2022
NYC: Midtown W

2017 Tony winner for Best Musical, this show is about being young and surviving the modern world.

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Best Broadway Shows

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Hamilton 11K+ Reviews
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The Music Man 481 Reviews

Best Shows Off-Broadway

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Seven Sins 24 Reviews
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Fat Ham 118 Reviews
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Sleep No More 1K+ Reviews
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Distorted Diznee 41 Reviews
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Between The Lines 68 Reviews

Show-Score aggregates New York theatre reviews for Broadway shows, Off-Broadway shows, and more! We simplify the complex New York theatre landscape, with clear scores, helpful audience reviews, summarized critic reviews, and intuitive categories to help you find the right show for you!

We amplify the voices of our community of passionate theatre fans, to help audiences discover the best shows to see in NYC, from top Broadway musicals to the best Off-Broadway plays.

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