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
326 Reviews
Opens Oct 27
NYC: Midtown W

Tony Award-winning play starring Jesse Williams and Jesse Tyler Ferguson about the ramifications of coming out…

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Great
528 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

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

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Great
48 Reviews
Opens Sep 28
NYC: Chelsea

Gracie Gardner's new play about patients in a cancer clinic waiting room.

TONY Winners View all

This season's top awarded shows!

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Excellent
953 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.

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Excellent
430 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

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

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Excellent
326 Reviews
Opens Oct 27
NYC: Midtown W

Tony Award-winning play starring Jesse Williams and Jesse Tyler Ferguson about the ramifications of coming out…

Trending New Shows - Beyond Broadway View all

Members are giving these fresh productions high scores.

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Excellent
25 Reviews
Ends Oct 16
NYC: Brooklyn

The true story of a WWII hero who put his life on the line to expose the atrocities of the Holocaust

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Excellent
57 Reviews
Ends Dec 2022
NYC: Gramercy

Marco Antonio Rodríguez’s adaptation of the hit novel. Performed in Spanish with English supertitles

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Excellent
142 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

A revival of the Tony-winning story of a shoemaker whose business is saved by glamorous clientele.

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!
408 Reviews
Ends Jan 2023
NYC: Midtown W

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

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

Puppets and live actors create a magical world to tell the story of Simba's rise to the throne.

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Best Shows in New York City

Best Broadway Shows

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Hamilton 11K+ Reviews
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Wicked 22K+ Reviews
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Come From Away 5K+ Reviews
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Into The Woods 408 Reviews
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The Lion King 11K+ Reviews
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Hadestown 2K+ Reviews
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The Book of Mormon 10K+ Reviews
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The Music Man 563 Reviews

Best Shows Off-Broadway

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Sleep No More 1K+ Reviews
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Distorted Diznee 41 Reviews
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Titanique 85 Reviews
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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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You can also get the latest on what's trending with audiences, what's hit Audience Acclaimed, through our blog and social media, and the best theatre discounts and deals through our guides to Broadway lotteries, rushes & standing-room-only tickets!

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