Shows with Lottery or Rush Tickets

Catch a big-name show without breaking the bank. 

You probably already know that you can see 'Hamilton' for just 10 bucks...but you're more likely to get struck by lightning than to win that particular ticket lottery. Happily, it's far from the only show in town offering deeply discounted, last-minute seats. Many popular Broadway blockbusters hold same-day ticket lotteries or sell rush seats. Check out the list below and then read our primer on how to snag these deals.

Open run

Hamilton

Members say: Clever, Entertaining, Absorbing, Must see, Ambitious
97
Critics
95
63 reviews
Members
97
7895 reviews

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.

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A musical about the scrappy young immigrant who forever changed America: Alexander Hamilton. From bastard orphan to Washington's right-hand man, rebel to war hero, loving husband caught in the country's first sex scandal to Treasury head who made an untrusting world believe in the American economy, 'Hamilton' is an exploration of a political mastermind. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Eliza Hamilton, and lifelong Hamilton friend and foe, Aaron Burr, all attend this revolutionary tale of America’s fiery past told through the sounds of the ever-changing nation we’ve become. Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

 

Open run

Wicked

Members say: Enchanting, Entertaining, Delightful, Must see, Clever
93
Critics
70
31 reviews
Members
93
17098 reviews

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

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"Wicked" looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked.” 

 

Open run

Dear Evan Hansen

Members say: Great acting, Absorbing, Great singing, Must see, Relevant
93
Critics
88
101 reviews
Members
94
2086 reviews

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.

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A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one thing he’s always wanted: a chance to finally fit in. 'Dear Even Hansen' is a new American musical about life and the way we live it. Created by three-time Tony-nominated director Michael Greif ('Rent,' 'Next to Normal,' 'Grey Gardens'), Tony-nominated songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul ('A Christmas Story,' NBC’s 'Smash'), and playwright Steven Levenson, it stars Ben Platt in the breakout title role.

 

Open run

The Lion King

Members say: Entertaining, Enchanting, Great staging, Delightful, Must see
92
Critics
88
24 reviews
Members
92
8743 reviews

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.

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The award-winning stage adaptation of the 1994 Disney film, 'The Lion King' tells the story of a young lion prince, Simba. He idolizes his father, the king Mufasa, while at the same time youthfully shirks the responsibility his position in life requires. When an unthinkable tragedy orchestrated by Simba’s wicked uncle, Scar, takes Mufasa’s life, Simba must fulfill his destiny to be king. 'The Lion King' is the winner of 6 Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

 

Open run

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Members say: Entertaining, Delightful, Great singing, Must see, Great acting
90
Critics
73
20 reviews
Members
90
3848 reviews

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.

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Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was Carol Klein, Brooklyn girl with passion and chutzpah. She fought her way into the record business as a teenager and, by the time she reached her twenties, had the husband of her dreams and a flourishing career writing hits for the biggest acts in rock ‘n’ roll. But it wasn’t until her personal life began to crack that she finally managed to find her true voice. "Beautiful" tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history.

 

Open run

The Book of Mormon

Members say: Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Hilarious, Edgy
90
Critics
95
24 reviews
Members
90
8259 reviews

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.

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'The Book of Mormon' is a musical comedy that tells the story of two young Mormon missionaries sent to a remote village in northern Uganda, where a brutal warlord is threatening the local population. Naïve and optimistic, the two missionaries try to share the Book of Mormon, but have trouble connecting with the locals, who are more worried about war, famine, poverty and AIDS than about religion. The show was awarded nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

 

Open run

Come From Away

Members say: Absorbing, Entertaining, Must see, Relevant, Delightful
90
Critics
78
78 reviews
Members
91
1108 reviews

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.

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On September 11, 2001 the world stopped. In a heartbeat, 38 planes with 6,579 passengers were stranded in the remote town of Gander in Newfoundland, effectively doubling its population. The locals opened their hearts and homes, hosting this international community of strangers–spurring unexpected camaraderie under extraordinary circumstances. Directed by two-time Tony nominee Christopher Ashley ('Memphis,' the revival of 'The Rocky Horror Show'), and starring Tony nominee Chad Kimball.

 

Open run

Kinky Boots

Members say: Entertaining, Funny, Delightful, Clever, Great acting
88
Critics
75
29 reviews
Members
88
5647 reviews

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.

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Inspired by true events, 'Kinky Boots' tells the story of Charlie Price, who inherits his father's shoe factory. Looking to save the family business, Charlie turns to a fabulously fashionable new friend — cabaret star Lola — who gives him an outrageous idea that could change both of their destinies. Soon, this unlikely duo creates the most sensational footwear that’s ever rocked the runways of Milan… giving the factory and its hardworking family a sparkling new future.

 

Open run

The Phantom of the Opera

Members say: Enchanting, Great singing, Entertaining, Absorbing, Great staging
88
Critics
78
8 reviews
Members
88
7914 reviews

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.

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Far beneath the majesty and splendour of the Paris Opera House, hides the Phantom in a shadowy existence. Shamed by his physical appearance and feared by all, the love he holds for his beautiful protégée Christine Daaé is so strong that even her heart cannot resist. "Phantom of the Opera" is the longest running musical in Broadway history and features a score by Andrew Lloyd Webber and is directed by Hal Prince.

 

Ends Dec 31

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Tooting Arts Club)

Members say: Absorbing, Great staging, Clever, Great singing, Entertaining
88
Critics
85
49 reviews
Members
89
283 reviews

Tooting Arts Club's immersive staging of Sondheim and Wheeler’s iconic musical thriller transfers from London to NYC's Barrow Street Theatre. Now starring Tony nominees Norm Lewis and Carolee Carmello.

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After being wrongfully imprisoned by the corrupt Judge Turpin, escapee Benjamin Barker uses the alias Sweeney Todd to resume work in his barber shop above Mrs. Lovett’s struggling pie shop. He swears vengeance against the judge that tore his family apart, and hatches a plot with Mrs. Lovett that leads them down a dangerous, thrilling path with deadly consequences. Instead of a traditional theater setting, this revival is set inside a 360-degree replica environment of Harrington's Pie & Mash shop. The action takes place downstairs on and around the shop’s service counter and four nearby tables. While there is no formal audience participation, certain seats are very close to the players. Pie and mash is served beginning one hour prior to each performance.

 

Ends Jul 02

Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes

Members say: Great acting, Absorbing, Masterful, Great writing, Intelligent
87
Critics
85
58 reviews
Members
88
358 reviews

Manhattan Theatre Club revives Lillian Hellman’s classic drama about greed and ambition, starring three-time Tony Award nominee Laura Linney and Tony winner Cynthia Nixon alternating in the roles of Regina and Birdie.

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Set in Alabama in 1900, 'The Little Foxes' follows Regina Giddens and her ruthless clan, including her sister-in-law Birdie, as they clash in often brutal ways in an effort to strike the deal of their lives. Far from a sentimental look at a bygone era, the play has a surprisingly timely resonance with important issues facing our country today. Tony winner Daniel Sullivan ('Proof,' 'Rabbit Hole') directs.

 

Open run

Aladdin

Members say: Entertaining, Enchanting, Delightful, Funny, Great staging
86
Critics
67
38 reviews
Members
86
4099 reviews

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.

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'Aladdin' tells the story of a poor young man who is granted wishes by a magic genie. This new musical is filled with adventure, comedy and romance as it follows Aladdin's quest to marry a princess and defeat an evil Sultan. With exhilarating choreography, show-stopping production numbers and astonishing visual effects.

 

Open run

On Your Feet!

Members say: Entertaining, Delightful, Great singing, Great staging, Must see
86
Critics
74
68 reviews
Members
86
2053 reviews

'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.

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This bilingual musical spans Estefan's early years in Miami as well as her recovery from a broken back in 1990. It features many of Estefan's hit songs, including "Rhythm Is Gonna Get You," "Conga," "Get on Your Feet," "Don't Want to Lose You," "1-2-3," and "Coming Out of the Dark."

 

Ends Sep 10

Indecent

Members say: Absorbing, Great acting, Great staging, Thought-provoking, Intelligent
86
Critics
84
100 reviews
Members
86
555 reviews

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

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'Indecent' is based on the real-life events surrounding the Broadway debut of Sholem Asch's 'The God of Vengeance,' considered to be a seminal work of Jewish culture by some, and a piece of traitorous libel by others. Peppered with popular songs of the era, this play charts the history of that incendiary work, the artists who risked their careers and lives to perform it, and the evolving identity of the culturally rich community that inspired its creation.

 

Open run

School of Rock - The Musical

Members say: Entertaining, Funny, Delightful, Great singing, Clever
85
Critics
74
61 reviews
Members
86
2257 reviews

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

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'School of Rock—The Musical' follows Dewey, a wannabe rock star posing as a substitute teacher who turns a class of straight-A students into grade-A rockers. While teaching these pint-sized prodigies what it means to rock, Dewey falls for the school’s headmistress.

 

Ends Jun 18

Oslo

Members say: Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Thought-provoking, Relevant
85
Critics
83
72 reviews
Members
85
508 reviews

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.

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It’s 1993 and Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat are standing together in the White House Rose Garden, signing the first-ever peace agreement between Israel and the PLO. How were the negotiations kept secret? And who are these mysterious negotiators? Featuring dozens of characters and set in locations across the globe, 'Oslo' is both a political thriller and the personal story of a small band of women and men struggling together—and fighting each other—as they seek to change the world. Directed by Tony winner Bartlett Sher, and starring Tony winners Jefferson Mays and Jennifer Ehle.

 

Open run

Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812

Members say: Great staging, Ambitious, Entertaining, Great singing, Clever
85
Critics
81
65 reviews
Members
85
1686 reviews

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.

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Natasha is young, Anatole is hot, and Andrey isn't here. But what about Pierre? Natasha is a beautiful ingenue visiting Moscow while she waits for her fiancée Andrey to return from the war. In a moment of indiscretion, she is seduced by the dashing (but already married) Anatole and her life is ruined. Her only hope lies with Pierre (Groban), the lonely outsider whose love and compassion for Natasha may be the key to her redemption. Featuring a score that mixes rock, pop, soul, folk and electronic dance music with classic Broadway, 'The Great Comet' arrives on Broadway after its critically acclaimed 2013 Off-Broadway premiere. Its creative team has re-imagined the Imperial Theatre as an opulent Russian salon, where every seat provides a unique perspective.

 

Ends Jan 14

Miss Saigon

Members say: Great singing, Great staging, Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting
85
Critics
63
54 reviews
Members
86
809 reviews

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

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Inspired by Puccini's opera 'Madame Butterfly,' Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s 'Miss Saigon' is an epic and tragic love story about the relationship between Chris, an American GI, and Kim, a young Vietnamese woman, during the final days of the Vietnam War. A runaway hit in its original incarnation, 'Miss Saigon' was the 13th longest-running show in Broadway history.

 

Ends Jul 22

A Doll's House, Part 2

Members say: Great acting, Clever, Funny, Absorbing, Intelligent
85
Critics
83
56 reviews
Members
86
416 reviews

Lucas Hnath's sequel to Ibsen's masterwork comes to Broadway in a production directed by Tony winner Sam Gold, and starring Emmy winner Laurie Metcalf and Oscar winner Chris Cooper.

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In the final scene of 'A Doll's House,' Nora Helmer makes the shocking decision to leave her husband and children, and begin a life on her own. This climactic event—when Nora slams the door on everything in her life—instantly propelled world drama into the modern age. In 'A Doll’s House, Part 2,' many years have passed since Nora’s exit. Suddenly, there’s a knock on that same door. Nora has returned. But why? And what will it mean for those she left behind? Lucas Hnath’s new play boasts an all-star cast including Tony winner Jayne Houdyshell and two-time Tony nominee Condola Rashad.

 

Open run

Chicago

Members say: Entertaining, Funny, Clever, Great staging, Great singing
84
Critics
94
11 reviews
Members
83
3926 reviews

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

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Winner of six Tony Awards and currently the longest-running show on Broadway, 'Chicago' is an electrifying and darkly comic tale about two competitive murderesses behind bars competing for the spotlight. Iconic songs include 'All That Jazz' and 'Razzle Dazzle,' and the choreography is inspired by the late Bob Fosse.

 

Ends Jun 25

Sunset Boulevard

Members say: Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing, Great singing, Must see
83
Critics
71
74 reviews
Members
84
763 reviews

Three-time Tony Award-winner Glenn Close returns to Broadway in her most iconic role, Norma Desmond, in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony-winning musical. 

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When impoverished screenwriter Joe Gillis stumbles into the reclusive world of faded silent-screen goddess Norma Desmond, she sees the opportunity to make a comeback and rise to her former glory. He is seduced by the actress and her luxurious lifestyle, but the entanglement between the pair has dramatic and tragic consequences. Based on Billy Wilder’s classic Academy Award-nominated film, 'Sunset Boulevard' is a compelling story of romance and obsession. Direct from a sold-out engagement at the English National Opera, this lavish production features a 40-piece orchestra.

 

Ends Dec 31

The Play That Goes Wrong

Members say: Hilarious, Funny, Entertaining, Clever, Great staging
83
Critics
76
75 reviews
Members
84
575 reviews

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.'

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This 1920s whodunit has everything you never wanted in a Broadway show: a ramshackle set, a leading lady with a concussion, and a corpse that can't play dead. Direct from its hit London run, 'The Play That Goes Wrong' is a celebration of the best of live theater…and the worst.

 

Ends Nov 05

Sweat

Members say: Relevant, Great acting, Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Intense
82
Critics
80
86 reviews
Members
83
514 reviews

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. 

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'Sweat' tells the story of a group of friends who have spent their lives sharing drinks, secrets, and laughs while working together on the line of a factory floor. But when layoffs and picket lines begin to chip away at their trust, the friends find themselves pitted against each other in the hard fight to stay afloat. 'Sweat' delves into the tragic, unintended costs of community without opportunity. Written by Lynn Nottage, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of 'Ruined.'

 

Ends Jul 16

Six Degrees of Separation

Members say: Great acting, Funny, Entertaining, Absorbing, Thought-provoking
82
Critics
78
52 reviews
Members
82
316 reviews

John Guare's critically acclaimed drama returns to Broadway starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney, Tony winner John Benjamin Hickey, and Corey Hawkins ('Straight Outta Compton').

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Inspired by a true story, this play follows the trail of Paul, a mysterious young con man who insinuates himself into the lives of a wealthy New York couple, claiming he’s the son of actor Sidney Poitier. After a shocking surprise, the couple tries to piece together the connections that brought him into their world.

 

Open run

Anastasia

Members say: Enchanting, Great singing, Entertaining, Delightful, Great staging
81
Critics
65
61 reviews
Members
83
409 reviews

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.

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From the Tony-winning creators of 'Ragtime,' this musical journeys from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s as Anya sets out to unlock the mystery of who she is and where she came from. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family. Directed by Tony winner Darko Tresnjak. 

 

Open run

Groundhog Day The Musical

Members say: Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great staging, Delightful
80
Critics
69
66 reviews
Members
80
812 reviews

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

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Meet Phil Connors, a disgruntled big-city weatherman mysteriously stuck in small-town America reliving the same day over and over and over again—with no consequences, no regrets, no tomorrows, and no hangovers. But once he starts getting to know associate TV producer Rita Hanson, he discovers it’s a day of second, third, and fourth chances.

 

Ends Jul 02

Present Laughter

Members say: Funny, Great acting, Entertaining, Delightful, Clever
80
Critics
80
54 reviews
Members
80
464 reviews

Tony and Oscar-winning actor Kevin Kline returns to Broadway in Noël Coward's classic comedy about a famous and self-obsessed actor whose comfortable life quickly spins out of control.

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'Present Laughter' takes place in the home of celebrated actor Garry Essendine, a puffed-up charmer with a knack for histrionics, wooing women, and extreme displays of vanity. With his birthday rapidly approaching, Essendine is poised to set off on a tour of Africa. The actor’s expertly assembled life is upended when a predatory fan, an obsessed playwright, and a young woman with more than Essendine’s resume on her mind are simultaneously thrown into the mix, all vying for his attention. As things spin wildly out of control, Essendine must scramble to keep his house of cards standing—and decide whether there’s room in his life to love anyone but himself. Co-starring Tony nominees Kate Burton, Kristine Nielsen, and Reg Rogers, along with Cobie Smulders in her Broadway debut. Directed by Tony nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel ('Hand to God').

 

Open run

Bandstand

Members say: Great singing, Entertaining, Great staging, Delightful, Great acting
80
Critics
72
63 reviews
Members
81
445 reviews

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.

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When a national contest to find America’s next music sensation offers a chance at fame and Hollywood fortune, Donny (Corey Cott) must whip his boys into fighting shape. Teaming up with a beautiful young war widow (Osnes) as their singer, and playing for every voiceless underdog in a world that has left them behind, they will risk everything to redefine the meaning of victory. Directed and choreographed by two-time Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler ('Hamilton,' 'In the Heights'), and featuring an original, swing-inspired score, 'Bandstand' is an American celebration of the men and women whose personal bravery defined a nation.

 

Open run

Cats

Members say: Entertaining, Great singing, Delightful, Enchanting, Clever
79
Critics
67
49 reviews
Members
79
2491 reviews

One of the longest-running shows in Broadway and West End history, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical is an ode to felines, inspired by T.S. Eliot’s poems. 

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Tonight is the one special night each year when the tribe of Jellicle Cats reunites to celebrate who they are. One by one they tell their stories for the amusement of Old Deuteronomy, their wise and benevolent leader, who must choose one of the Cats to ascend to The Heaviside Layer and be reborn into a whole new Jellicle life.

 

Open run

A Bronx Tale

Members say: Entertaining, Great singing, Great acting, Delightful, Funny
78
Critics
65
61 reviews
Members
79
654 reviews

Based on Chazz Palminteri's solo show which inspired the 1993 film, this new musical is co-directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony winner Jerry Zaks, with songs by Alan Menken.

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'A Bronx Tale: The New Musical' is a tale about respect, loyalty, love, and above all else, family. 'A Bronx Tale' is written by Academy Award nominee Chazz Palminteri, with original doo-wop songs by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken ('Newsies,' 'The Little Mermaid') and three-time Tony Award nominee Glenn Slater.

 

Open run

War Paint

Members say: Great singing, Entertaining, Great acting, Disappointing, Slow
76
Critics
69
66 reviews
Members
77
661 reviews

Two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole come to Broadway in this new musical about rival cosmetic titans Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden.

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Brilliant innovators with humble roots, both women were masters of self-invention who sacrificed everything to become the country's first major female entrepreneurs. They were also fierce competitors whose 50-year tug-of-war would give birth to an industry. From Fifth Avenue society to the halls of Congress, their remarkable rivalry was ruthless, relentless, and legendary—pushing both women to build international empires in a world dominated by men. Costarring Tony nominees John Dossett and Douglas Sills, and directed by Tony nominee Michael Greif.

 

Opens Jun 22

1984 (Broadway)

Members say: Intense, Thought-provoking, Relevant, Confusing, Dizzying
73
Critics
-
0 reviews
Members
73
38 reviews

This stage adaptation of George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel stars Tony winner Reed Birney, Tony nominee Tom Sturridge, and Olivia Wilde in her Broadway debut.

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One of the most widely referenced and best known fiction titles of all time, '1984' was first published in 1949. Set in a dystopian future when critical thought is suppressed under a totalitarian regime, the story centers around everyman Winston Smith (Sturridge) as he begins down a path of personal and political rebellion. Playwrights Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan's adaptation of '1984' arrives in New York with a brand-new cast after four popular U.K. runs.

 

Ends Jun 11

The Antipodes

Members say: Great acting, Thought-provoking, Disappointing, Ambitious, Indulgent
71
Critics
71
33 reviews
Members
71
136 reviews

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Annie Baker returns for the second production of her Signature Theatre residency with this world premiere play, directed by Lila Neugebauer.

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This is a show about people telling stories about telling stories, with a group of storytellers assembled for an intense brainstorming session. 

 

Open run

Charlie and The Chocolate Factory

Members say: Entertaining, Funny, Delightful, Disappointing, Clever
70
Critics
48
49 reviews
Members
74
320 reviews

Two-time Tony winner Christian Borle stars as magical candy master Willy Wonka in the new Broadway musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's beloved children's book. 

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Willy Wonka, world famous inventor of the Everlasting Gobstopper, has just made an astonishing announcement. His marvelous—and mysterious—factory is opening its gates to a lucky few. It’s a world of pure imagination. Directed by three-time Tony-winning director Jack O'Brien, with new tunes by Tony-winning songwriters Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman of 'Hairspray' fame alongside classic songs from the 1971 movie.

 

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the Broadway premiere the Drama Desk Award-winning play about a fractured family coming together, and the laughter that can shine through life’s darkest moments.

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Estranged sisters Lee and Bessie have never seen eye to eye. Lee is a single mother who's been busy raising her troubled teenage son, Hank. Bessie's got her hands full with their elderly father and his soap opera-obsessed sister. When Bessie is diagnosed with leukemia, the two women reunite for the first time in 18 years. Are Lee’s good intentions and wig-styling skills enough to make up for her long absence? Can Bessie help Hank finally feel at home somewhere…or at least keep him from burning her house down? Can these almost-strangers become a family in time to make plans, make amends, and maybe make a trip to Disney World?
 
Exploring an unsentimental reality with hope, compassion and a dose of absurd humor, 'Marvin’s Room' is a life-affirming reminder of the gift we give ourselves when we love unconditionally.

 

Manhattan Theatre Club presents the Broadway premiere of this musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince.

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'Prince of Broadway' includes songs from many of the shows that earned Harold Prince a record 21 Tony Awards, and biographical material as well. The show features original songs, musical supervision, arrangements, and orchestrations by three-time Tony winner Jason Robert Brown ('The Bridges of Madison County'); book by two-time Tony nominee David Thompson ('The Scottsboro Boys'); co-direction and choreography by five-time Tony winner Susan Stroman ('The Producers'); and direction by Prince himself.

 

Lincoln Center Theater presents Pulitzer Prize-winner Ayad Akhtar's new drama about an '80s junk bond king out to change the rules of the financial world.

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It’s 1985. Robert Merkin, the resident genius of the upstart investment firm Sacker Lowell, has just landed on the cover of "Time Magazine." Hailed as "America's Alchemist," his proclamation that "debt is an asset" has propelled him to dizzying heights. Zealously promoting his belief in the near-sacred infallibility of markets, he is trying to re-shape the world. What Merkin sets in motion is nothing less than a financial civil war, pitting magnates against workers, lawyers against journalists, and, ultimately, everyone against themselves. Set over 30 years ago, this is a play about how, while most of us weren't watching, money became the only thing of real value.