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Open run Distorted Diznee Midtown W
87 35 reviews

This long-running late night spectacle is an outrageous Las Vegas-style drag revue parody of some of America's most beloved animated classics. 

Open run El Credito Gramercy
87 46 reviews

Repertorio Espanol presents this comic drama about an ordinary man and his attempts to secure a small bank loan that is absolutely necessary for him to continue on with his life. 

Ends Dec 11 Bette Davis Ain't For Sissies Gramercy
86 24 reviews

This 90-minute one-woman show, performed monthly at the Episcopal Actors' Guild, tells the story 1930s icon Bette Davis, on the night of the 1939 Academy Awards. 

Open run Golden Girls LIVE: On Stage! Midtown W
86 26 reviews

This loving parody of the beloved sitcom adds to the humor with an all-male cast portraying the silver-haired ladies live on stage as if they had never left their Miami home.  

Open run Sistas - The Musical Midtown W
84 155 reviews

A new musical that tells the story of African-American women through Top-40 music from the '30s through the '90s, including hits like "Oh, Happy Day," "Mama Said" and "I Will Survive."

Opens Sep 18 Rap Guide to Evolution Soho/Tribeca
84 35 reviews

Baba Brinkman presents a hip-hop tour of modern evolutionary biology, winner of the Scotsman Fringe First Award in Edinburgh and nominated for a Drama Desk Award off-Broadway.

Open run Blue Man Group East Village
83 1,371 reviews

The "blue men's" nonverbal performance explores themes of alienation, depersonalization, and paint. Comedy, music, and paint collide in a circus of imagination.

Opens Sep 24 Rap Guide to Climate Chaos Soho/Tribeca
83 87 reviews

In his latest theatrical hip-hop manifesto, 'peer-reviewed rapper' Baba Brinkman breaks down the politics, economics, and science of global warming.

Open run The Fifth Dentist Chelsea
83 28 reviews

A love letter to his late father, the owner of "Sid King's Crazy Horse Bar", Mike King reminisces about his life in dentistry, stand-up comedy, and growing up as the son of the infamous Sid King, "The Sultan of…

Ends Sep 21 Decky Does a Bronco Midtown W
83 35 reviews

This U.S. premiere tragicomedy follows the lives of five nine-year-old boys spending their 1983 summer in Girvan, Scotland. One of the boys, David, reflects on their adventures and what it means to grow up.

In Previews: Opens Sep 21 Water, Water, Everywhere... Financial
83 14 reviews

In Exquisite Corpse Company’s performative exhibition, four overlapping storylines unfold in an immersive, interdisciplinary experience inspired by Governors Island’s past.

Open run Drunk Shakespeare Midtown W
82 538 reviews

An actor drinks heavily (in the vein of Comedy Central's 'Drunk History') and then tries to corral others into enacting a story by the Bard.

Ends Jan 11 The Wizard of Oz (Harlem Rep) Harlem
82 98 reviews

Harlem Repertory Theatre mounts a one-hour, family-friendly adaptation of the iconic 1939 MGM movie musical about a little girl from Kansas who journeys to the Land of Oz.

Open run The Infinite Wrench East Village
82 54 reviews

The New York Neo-Futurists present an ever-changing lineup of short plays, each written by a performer, honed by the ensemble, and randomly collaged with high-energy audience participation.

Opens Sep 22 Rap Guide to Consciousness Soho/Tribeca
82 151 reviews

After a successful run at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Baba Brinkman brings his latest hip-hop comedy to the SoHo Playhouse. In it, he shines a light on free will, brain cells, and the science of consciousness.

In Previews: Opens Oct 17 The Sound Inside (Broadway) Midtown W
82 24 reviews

Tony, Emmy & Golden Globe winner Mary-Louise Parker returns to Broadway in Adam Rapp's new play about a tenured professor, a talented student, and a troubling favor. 

Ends Oct 05 American Moor (Red Bull Theater) West Village
82 110 reviews

This drama takes audiences into the audition room as an African-American actor responds to the demands of a white director presuming to better understand Shakespeare’s iconic black character, Othello.

Ends Sep 29 That Physics Show Midtown W
81 134 reviews

Longtime professional physics demonstrator David Maiullo shares his amazing "magic tricks" from the world of science.

Ends Sep 29 Pip's Island Midtown W
81 30 reviews

In this animated adventure come to life, family audiences journey to a fantastical island where they must use their creativity to help save the magical inhabitants from extinction. Best for kids ages 4 to 10.

Open run The Ride Midtown W
81 38 reviews

In this unique interactive experience, comedy hosts welcome audiences aboard a bus-turned-moving theater, which navigates a 75-minute ride through Midtown Manhattan.

Previews start Sep 19 Rakugo Midtown W
81 56 reviews

"Rakugo" features a lone storyteller dressed in kimono, kneeling on a cushion, who, using only a fan and a hand towel for props, entertains the audience with a comic monologue followed by a traditional story. 

Ends Sep 29 Only Yesterday Midtown E
81 16 reviews

This intimate play brings to life a little-known night when John and Paul were becoming the most famous men on earth.

Ends Oct 06 Jacqueline Novak: Get On Your ... West Village
81 28 reviews

Comedian Jacqueline Novak’s "Get On Your Knees" is the most high-brow show about blow jobs you’ll ever see. 

Open run Oscar at the Crown Brooklyn
80 60 reviews

Set in a secret bunker far in the fascist future, this new, immersive, queer nightclub musical explores a world where little more than sequins, reality television, and the complete works of Oscar Wilde have survived.