Audience Acclaimed Shows (NY Reviews) (25)

A list of shows on Broadway and beyond that are top rated by Show-Score members!

With an excellent score of 86+, these shows have been certified Audience Acclaimed by Show-Score members, representing the top theatre shows in and around New York City.

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

97
Must See!
11K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

The award-winning, hip-hop infused musical about America then, told by America now. 

93
Must See!
22K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

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

92
Must See!
1K+ Reviews
Ends Jan 01
NYC: Midtown W

The classic musical is presented in a new way – in Yiddish with English and Russian supertitles.

91
Must See!
11K+ 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!
2K+ 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!
665 Reviews
Ends Jan 08
NYC: Midtown W

Stephen Sondheim's classic musical that intertwines the plots of classic fairy tales.

90
Excellent
115 Reviews
Ends Jan 15
NYC: Upper W Side

Mike Birbiglia's new show about failing bodies, recovery, and laughter as the best medicine.

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?

89
Excellent
763 Reviews
Ends Jan 08
NYC: Midtown W

Returning to its Off-Broadway roots, this new production stars Rob McClure and Lena Hall.

88
Excellent
1K+ 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.

88
Excellent
126 Reviews
Opens Feb 18
NYC: Brooklyn

An acclaimed work about the short-lived, self-governing society of a refugee camp in north France.

88
Excellent
82 Reviews
Ends Dec 18
NYC: Gramercy

Marco Antonio Rodríguez’s adaptation of the hit novel. Performed in Spanish with English supertitles

88
Excellent
149 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
10K+ Reviews
Ends Apr 2023
NYC: Midtown W

This classic Andrew Lloyd Webber musical is the longest running in Broadway history.

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. 

87
Excellent
671 Reviews
Ends Jan 15
NYC: Midtown W

The beloved musical classic returns in a new production starring Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster.

87
Excellent
339 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

The award-winning musical about an NJ teen with a rare aging disorder who must navigate family secrets and her…

86
Excellent
6K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

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

86
Excellent
1K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Chelsea

A unique award-winning theatrical event: a site-specific Macbeth-meets-Hitchcock performance piece by…

86
Excellent
477 Reviews
Ends Jan 02
NYC: Midtown W

Radio City Music Hall presents its annual holiday extravaganza featuring the legendary Rockettes!

86
Excellent
1K+ Reviews
Open run
SIX
NYC: Midtown W

An exuberant, pop celebration of 21st century girl power featuring the wives of Henry VIII.

86
Excellent
500 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

Featuring Michael Jackson's greatest hits and a book by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage.

86
Excellent
107 Reviews
Ends Dec 18
NYC: East Village

Jim Parsons stars in this revival of the modern classic musical about an Irish theatre company's newest…