Reviews of Broadway Shows Running and Coming Soon in NYC (51)

Open run Hamilton 8,590 reviews
97 Overall Score

Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip-hop infused tuner about Alexander Hamilton began at The Public Theater to rave reviews, then transferred to Broadway where it won eleven 2016 Tony Awards including Best Musical.

Open run Wicked 18,279 reviews
93 Overall Score

Now in its fourteenth year on Broadway, this all-ages spectacle follows the untold true story of the Witches of Oz.

Open run Dear Evan Hansen 2,921 reviews
93 Overall Score

'Dear Evan Hansen' is about how we share, like, and friend, love, feel, and survive in the modern world. Winner of six 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

Open run The Lion King 9,504 reviews
92 Overall Score

In Julie Taymor's Tony Award winning retelling of Disney's animated hit, puppets and live actors weave a dreamscape of jungle characters, creating the story of young Simba's rise to the throne.

Open run Hello, Dolly! 1,331 reviews
91 Overall Score

Bette Midler returns to Broadway in a revival of Jerry Herman's beloved musical costarring two-time Tony winner David Hyde Pierce. Winner of four 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical.

Open run Come From Away 1,815 reviews
91 Overall Score

Direct from a successful North American pre-Broadway tour, this new musical tells the heartwarming true story of how a tiny Canadian town cared for thousands of grounded travelers in the wake of the 9/11 attacks.

Open run Beautiful: The Carole King Mus... 4,201 reviews
90 Overall Score

A new Tony Award winning musical based on Carole King's inspiring story, tracking her rise to stardom and featuring many of her award-winning songs.

Open run The Book of Mormon 8,800 reviews
90 Overall Score

From the creators of 'South Park,' a Tony Award-winning, bawdy, irreverent, hilarious, and heartfelt musical about two missionaries sent to deepest, darkest Africa to spread the good word.

Open run Kinky Boots 6,202 reviews
88 Overall Score

This Tony-winning Best Musical, about a shoemaker whose business is saved by a wildly flamboyant clientele, features a score of catchy songs written by pop star Cyndi Lauper.

Open run The Phantom of the Opera 8,602 reviews
88 Overall Score

In this classic musical - the longest running in Broadway history - a hideously deformed man lives in the cellars of the Paris Opera and takes a beautiful soprano as a student.

Opens Apr 22 Harry Potter and the Cursed Child 16 reviews
88 Overall Score

Harry Potter, the boy who lived, comes to Broadway all grown up in this two-part story that picks up with Harry, Ginny, Ron, and Hermoine nineteen years after the events of the final book.

Open run Waitress 3,297 reviews
87 Overall Score

Inspired by the film of the same name, the Broadway musical 'Waitress' features songs by Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles.

Previews start Mar 29 Travesties 10 reviews
87 Overall Score
Roundabout Theatre Company presents the first Broadway revival of Tom Stoppard’s Tony Award-winning comedy direct from its hit runs at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory and on the West End.
Open run Aladdin 4,556 reviews
86 Overall Score

Disney presents the stage adaptation of its animated blockbuster, featuring the hit songs from the film, plus several more written for Broadway.

Open run School of Rock - The Musical 2,584 reviews
85 Overall Score

Based on the hit Jack Black film, this musical comedy features songs by 'Jesus Christ Superstar' composer Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Ends Jan 14 Miss Saigon 1,329 reviews
85 Overall Score

Cameron Mackintosh’s new Olivier Award-nominated revival of this classic musical romance comes to Broadway for a limited engagement.

Ends Dec 31 The Play That Goes Wrong 1,012 reviews
84 Overall Score

The 2015 Olivier Award winner for Best New Comedy arrives on Broadway. Welcome to the absolutely disastrous opening night of Cornley University Drama Society’s new show, 'The Murder at Haversham Manor.'

Previews start Mar 22 Children of a Lesser God 8 reviews
84 Overall Score

This Tony-winning drama about the romance and marriage of a sensitive but spirited deaf girl and a devoted (and hearing) teacher returns to Broadway starring Joshua Jackson ('Dawson's Creek') and Lauren Ridloff.

Previews start Feb 22 Angels in America (Broadway) 11 reviews
84 Overall Score

National Theatre's acclaimed revival of Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork returns to Broadway starring two-time Tony winner Nathan Lane and Tony nominee Andrew Garfield.

Open run Chicago 4,246 reviews
83 Overall Score

A long-running revival of Kander and Ebb's gritty, satirical musical about lust, treachery, and murder among chorus girls in '20s Chicago.

Previews start Oct 07 The Band's Visit 203 reviews
82 Overall Score

Atlantic Theater Company's critically acclaimed musical by Tony-nominated songwriter David Yazbek transfers to Broadway. Based on the film of the same name, and featuring Tony nominees Tony Shalhoub and John Cariani. 

Open run Anastasia 992 reviews
82 Overall Score

Inspired by the Anastasia legend and two movies—including the 1997 animated film—this new musical is the romantic, adventure-filled story of a brave young woman attempting to uncover her past.

Previews start Dec 05 Farinelli and the King 10 reviews
80 Overall Score

Oscar and three-time Tony winner Mark Rylance returns to Broadway in this new drama Spain's King Phillippe V's bond with a legendary castrato. 

Previews start Nov 06 SpongeBob SquarePants 16 reviews
80 Overall Score

Nickelodeon's beloved cartoon icon comes to life on Broadway in this new musical featuring new songs from some of rock and pop's greatest luminaries.