Five Must-See Broadway Shows

Here are five of the highest-scoring new shows on Broadway.


Want to see a Broadway show but don't know where to start? We're here to help. Here are five of the highest-scoring shows (according to our members) that are new to Broadway this season. New plays, new musicals, play revivals, and musical revivals--we have something for every taste.

Star-studded Musical Revival
The Music Man (Show-Score Member Score: 88)
In this revival of the 1957 Meredith Willson classic, Hugh Jackman plays the charming con man Harold Hill and Sutton Foster plays the librarian who catches his eye (and heart), Marian Paroo.

Who should see it?
Fans of old-fashioned musicals and celebrities on stage.

New Broadway Musical for Anglophiles
Six (Show-Score Member Score: 85)
Henry VIII's six wives reclaim their stories in this pop musical from the UK.

Who should see it?
Fans of the Spice Girls and other female pop artists. Anyone who likes their musicals short and sweet (it's only 80 minutes long).

Pulitzer-Prize Winning Musical
A Strange Loop (Show-Score Member Score: 85)
Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer-Prize winning musical is also the most Tony-nominated show of the season. It tells the story of Usher, a Black, queer musical theatre writer working as an usher on Broadway.

Who should see it?
Fans of award-winning shows and anybody who wants to see a musical that is more ambitious and edgy than the typical Broadway fare.

New Play by a Celebrated Broadway Playwright
The Minutes (Show-Score Member Score: 78)

The City Council meeting in the fictional Midwestern town of Big Cherry is in session. Over the course of one long meeting, the airing of town issues reveal something deeper: lies, complicity and corruption that very much mirror the political moment for the country as a whole.

Who should see it?
Fans of boundary-pushing and experimental dramas about current issues!

New Play by a New To Broadway Playwright
POTUS (Show-Score Member Score: 83)
This modern comedy farce is about the seven women keeping the President of the United States out of trouble. Written by Selina Fillinger, directed by five-time Tony winner Susan Stroman, and starring Vanessa Williams, Rachel Dratch, Julie White, Lilli Cooper, Lea DeLaria, Julianne Hough, and Suzy Nakamura.

Who should see it?
Anybody who wants to laugh.