Adaptations (NY Reviews) (31)

Shows based on stories you know and love!

With Broadway shows like 'The Phantom of the Opera', 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child', and 'Moulin Rouge! The Musical', shows that are based on a book, film, TV show or something else are still firm favorites with New York theatre audiences!

Let Show-Score's community of avid theatre fans tell you the best theatre shows that are adaptations to see in and around New York! Read New York theatre reviews from our members and their picks for the best adaptation shows running on Broadway and beyond right now!

94
Must See!
25K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

This all-ages musical spectacle tells the untold true story of the Witches of Oz.

93
Must See!
2K+ Reviews
Ends Sep 2024
NYC: Gramercy

A musical parody of the classic film, Titanic, using Celine Dion's music.

92
Must See!
13K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

Puppets and live actors create a magical world to tell the story of Simba's rise to the throne.

91
Must See!
5K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

Winner of the 2019 Tony Award for Best Musical, this is a new twist on the classic Greek myth.

91
Must See!
17 Reviews
Ends Mar 24
NYC: Brooklyn

A teacher faces false accusations in a rural hunting community, challenging the truth's limits.

91
Must See!
8K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

Harry Potter is all grown up in this Tony-winner that brings the magic of the books alive on stage.

90
Excellent
3K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

A new musical adventure, based on the 1985 blockbuster film of the same name.

89
Excellent
1K+ Reviews
Ends Jul 2024
NYC: Midtown W

The musical take on the Monty Python film returns to Broadway with medieval humor & a stellar cast.

89
Excellent
139 Reviews
Opens Mar 14
NYC: Midtown W

This new musical adapts Nicholas Sparks' novel about enduring love, with music by Ingrid Michaelson.

87
Excellent
7K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

Disney's stage adaptation features hit songs from the film, plus several new songs for Broadway.

87
Excellent
3K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

A world premiere musical based on Baz Luhrmann’s Oscar-winning film, featuring its iconic songs.

86
Excellent
252 Reviews
Ends Mar 23
JOB
NYC: East Village

A tech worker suspended due to a viral video seeks job reinstatement in this psychological thriller.

85
Excellent
196 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

A musical parody of TV's "Friends" from the 90s, featuring favorite moments from all seasons. 

83
Great
31 Reviews
Opens Mar 21
NYC: Midtown W

The bestselling novel becomes a Broadway musical, exploring life's new starts in a spectacular way.

83
Great
14 Reviews
Ends Mar 09
NYC: West Village

Dael Orlandersmith's solo show explores a soul's journey, inspired by Dante's Divine Comedy.

81
Great
20 Reviews
Ends Mar 03
NYC: Chelsea

A Latiné teen's transformative journey embracing cultural identity through music and adventure.

80
Great
12 Reviews
Ends Mar 16
NYC: West Village

Eddie Izzard takes on the challenge of performing all the roles in Shakespeare's classic.

72
Good
16 Reviews
Opens Mar 12
NYC: Midtown W

A teen's body bites back when men harm her in a new musical by Michael R. Jackson & Anna K. Jacobs.

67
Middling
154 Reviews
Ends Jun 2024
NYC: Midtown W

A bloody comedy that lovingly parodies the popular horror movie of the same name.

57
Middling
6 Reviews
Ends Apr 07
NYC: Upper W Side

An adaptation melding Shakespeare's and Shaw's plays, exploring the ups and downs of Caesar's reign.

Score it Buy from $63
Unreviewed
Starts Mar 16
NYC: Midtown W

This new musical revives the timeless tale of struggle and brotherhood in 1967 Tulsa.

Score it Buy from $49
Unreviewed
Opens Apr 02
NYC: Midtown W

Orlando's timeless, gender-bending odyssey from Elizabethan courtier to modern woman.

Score it Buy from $82
Unreviewed
Starts Mar 29
NYC: Midtown W

Broadway's classic soulful modernization of The Wizard of Oz returns.