Reviews of Broadway Shows Running and Coming Soon in NYC (52)

Open run Hamilton 8,723 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 18,503 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 3,062 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 9,668 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! 1,546 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 2,005 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... 4,307 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 8,929 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 Dec 03 Once On This Island 94 reviews
90 Overall Score

The joyous Tony-nominated musical returns to Broadway with its story of a fearless young dreamer in post-storm Haiti.

Previews start Mar 16 Harry Potter and the Cursed Child 23 reviews
89 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.

Ends Feb 03 Springsteen on Broadway 70 reviews
89 Overall Score

Legendary Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen comes to Broadway in a new autobiographical solo show.

Open run Kinky Boots 6,333 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 8,733 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 3,428 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 11 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 4,663 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.

Previews start Feb 22 Angels in America (Broadway) 16 reviews
86 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 School of Rock - The Musical 2,672 reviews
85 Overall Score

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

Open run Chicago 4,327 reviews
84 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.

Ends Jan 14 Miss Saigon 1,438 reviews
84 Overall Score

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

Open run The Play That Goes Wrong 1,160 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 11 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.

Open run The Band's Visit 544 reviews
83 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 1,151 reviews
83 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.