Reviews of Broadway Shows Running and Coming Soon in NYC (44)

Open run Hamilton 6,623 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 14,908 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 The Lion King 7,445 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 Dear Evan Hansen 970 reviews
92 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.

Previews start Feb 18 Come From Away 72 reviews
92 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. 

Previews start Feb 11 Sunday in the Park with George 8 reviews
91 Overall Score

Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic comes to Broadway for a 10-week limited engagement in the City Center production starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Tony winner Annaleigh Ashford.

Open run Beautiful: The Carole King Mus... 3,210 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 7,253 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.

Ends Mar 12 Jitney 129 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 4,778 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 6,632 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 Aladdin 3,304 reviews
87 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 Waitress 1,927 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 178 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 161 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.

Open run On Your Feet! 1,652 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 1,753 reviews
86 Overall Score

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

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 31 Bandstand 18 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.

Previews start Mar 23 Anastasia 34 reviews
84 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.

Open run Chicago 3,306 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 178 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. 

Previews start Mar 16 Groundhog Day 13 reviews
83 Overall Score

Direct from its hit London run, this musicalization of the beloved Bill Murray movie comes to Broadway starring Tony nominee Andy Karl. With songs by Tim Minchin ('Matilda') and directed by Tony winner Matthew Warchus.

Previews start Feb 14 Significant Other 90 reviews
82 Overall Score

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