New York Theatre 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
841 Reviews
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NYC: Midtown W

Returning to its Off-Broadway roots, this new production stars Matt Doyle and Lena Hall.

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Excellent
452 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

A brand new musical that imagines a new life for Juliet after Romeo.

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Great
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Ends Feb 04
NYC: Upper W Side

Lightning Rod Special's new musical satire about the American abortion debate.

Trending New Shows - Beyond Broadway View all

Members are giving these fresh productions high scores.

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Excellent
30 Reviews
Ends May 2023
NYC: Gramercy

A young man seeks out singing lessons from a respected coach, who sees herself in his song choice.

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Great
148 Reviews
Ends Feb 19
NYC: Midtown E

When Earth's population faces extinction in the distant future, an Immortal being finds hope.

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!
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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Must See!
2K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

Winner of the 2019 Tony Award for Best Musical, this is a new twist on the classic Greek myth.

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Best Broadway Shows

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Hamilton 11K+ Reviews
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MJ The Musical 567 Reviews

Best Shows Off-Broadway

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Tosca 26 Reviews
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Aida 18 Reviews
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La Traviata 27 Reviews
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Without You 23 Reviews
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La Gringa 28 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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