Reviews of Broadway Shows Running and Coming Soon in NYC (47)

Open run Hamilton 6,830 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 15,183 reviews
93 Overall Score

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

Open run Dear Evan Hansen 1,174 reviews
93 Overall Score

The smash Off-Broadway musical about how we share, like, and friend, love, feel, and survive in the modern world transfers to the Main Stem.

Open run The Lion King 7,601 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 Beautiful: The Carole King Mus... 3,304 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 7,419 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.

Opens Mar 12 Come From Away 202 reviews
90 Overall Score

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. 

Ends Mar 12 Jitney 294 reviews
89 Overall Score

Manhattan Theatre Club presents the Broadway debut of August Wilson’s award-winning play about a group of African-American cab drivers eking out a living in '70s Pittsburgh.

Open run Kinky Boots 4,921 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 6,786 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.

Open run Waitress 2,112 reviews
87 Overall Score

Inspired by the film of the same name, the new Broadway musical 'Waitress' features songs by Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles and stars Tony winner Jessie Mueller.

Previews start Mar 23 Oslo 183 reviews
87 Overall Score

After a hit run last summer at Lincoln Center Theater's Off-Broadway house, J.T. Rogers' world premiere drama about the behind-the-scenes maneuvering that led to the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords transfers to Broadway.

Previews start Apr 04 Indecent 165 reviews
87 Overall Score

Vineyard Theatre's critically acclaimed production of playwright Paula Vogel and director Rebecca Taichman play with about a controversial Yiddish show transfers to Broadway.

Ends Apr 23 Sunday in the Park with George 148 reviews
87 Overall Score

City Center's revival of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical comes to Broadway starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Tony winner Annaleigh Ashford.

Open run Aladdin 3,441 reviews
86 Overall Score

Disney presents the long-awaited musical theater adaptation of its animated blockbuster, featuring the hit songs from the film, plus several more written for Broadway.

Open run On Your Feet! 1,746 reviews
86 Overall Score

'On Your Feet!' tells the story of Gloria Estefan and her husband, and how two people who believed in their talent, their music and each other created an international sensation.

Open run School of Rock - The Musical 1,872 reviews
86 Overall Score

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

Opens Mar 02 Significant Other 241 reviews
85 Overall Score

The comedic and heart-wrenching off-Broadway hit transfers to the Main Stem and takes us back into the trenches of single life in the city. Remember, you can’t hurry love—no matter how much you wish you could.

85 Overall Score

Inspired by a 70-page slice of Tolstoy’s 'War and Peace,' this immersive, Off-Broadway hit transfers to the Main Stem with recording star Josh Groban in his Broadway debut.

Previews start Mar 23 Anastasia 40 reviews
85 Overall Score

From the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, this new musical is the romantic, adventure-filled story of a brave young woman attempting to discover the mystery of her past.

Previews start Mar 31 Bandstand 26 reviews
85 Overall Score

Set in the swing-fueled nightclubs of post-WWII America, this against-all-odds story of a singer/songwriter and his band of mismatched fellow vets comes to Broadway. Starring two-time Tony nominee Laura Osnes.

Opens Mar 16 The Price 36 reviews
84 Overall Score

Roundabout Theatre Company revives Arthur Miller’s drama about the struggle to make peace with the past. Starring three-time Oscar nominee Mark Ruffalo, three-time Tony nominee Tony Shalhoub, and Danny DeVito.

Open run Chicago 3,397 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 Mar 04 Sweat 187 reviews
83 Overall Score

After a successful run at the Public Theater last fall, Lynn Nottage's drama about the collision of race, class, family, and friendship in Reading, PA transfers to Broadway.