Adult Themes (NY Reviews) (22)

Shows on Broadway and beyond for adult eyes only!

Some Broadway and Off-Broadway theatre shows contain themes that are only fit for an adult audience.

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

91
Must See!
33 Reviews
Ends Feb 2023
NYC: Midtown W

The Tank presents an intimate evening with the world’s preeminent poet of the perverse.

89
Excellent
10K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

Two teenage missionaries are sent to Africa to spread the word of Jesus Christ. What could go wrong?

88
Excellent
157 Reviews
Ends Dec 22
NYC: Midtown W

A victim of abuse confronts his abuser, living out his days in a group home, after serving jailtime.

87
Excellent
268 Reviews
Ends Jan 29
NYC: Brooklyn

A modern riff on the classic holiday tale that's a hedonistic fusion of nightlife and theatre. 

86
Excellent
41 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

In its 8th year, Distorted Diznee is a high octane look at Disney classics through a drag queen lens.

85
Excellent
147 Reviews
Ends Feb 2023
NYC: Gramercy

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

84
Great
687 Reviews
Ends Jan 15
NYC: Midtown W

Michael R. Jackson’s Tony Award-winning new musical about a young artist grappling with identity.

83
Great
5K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

A long-running revival of Kander and Ebb's satirical musical about lust, treachery, and murder.

83
Great
1K+ Reviews
Ends Jan 08
NYC: Midtown W

The ghost-with-the-most comes to life in this rocking musical based on Tim Burton’s beloved film.

81
Great
624 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Financial

An actor drinks heavily (think Comedy Central's 'Drunk History') and tries to corral others into enacting a…

74
Good
20 Reviews
Ends Dec 11
NYC: West Village

A play about the spiritual, the sexual, and the self.

68
Middling
13 Reviews
Ends Dec 18
NYC: East Village

A murderer is axing trees in this new murderous musical comedy just in time for the holiday season.

92
Must See!
8 Reviews
Ends Jan 29
NYC: Brooklyn

 A choreographed mixological adventure of unprecedented majesty.

75
Good
2 Reviews
Ends Dec 18
NYC: East Village

A dance/theatre piece by John Kelly about the life of Samuel Steward.

46
Unpopular
5 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Virtual

A virtual production of the musical comedy following a young tech grad's experience at Burning Man. 

Unreviewed
Opens Dec 16
NYC: Brooklyn

The New York premiere of Denis Johnson's play about death and life.

Score it Buy from $52
Unreviewed
Opens Jan 12
NYC: East Village

A darkly humorous and honest examination of family, forgiveness, and the histories we tell ourselves

Score it Buy from $18
Unreviewed
Opens Jun 01
NYC: East Village

A return engagement of Smokey Stevens' solo show.

Score it Buy from $41
Unreviewed
Opens Dec 17
NYC: Soho/Tribeca

A new two-performer feminist dark comedy about the realities of being a black femme in America.

Score it Buy from $27
Unreviewed
Opens Dec 26
NYC: Soho/Tribeca

A heartfelt play about the courage to trust in love's sense of humor.

Score it Buy from $38
Unreviewed
Opens Jan 12
NYC: Midtown W

In a world where the suicide hotline has been privatized, two people face off against corruption.

Unreviewed
Ends Dec 18
NYC: Midtown W

A father meets one of his long lost adult sons in an airport and is forced to confront his past.