Beyond Broadway shows under $50 (79)

Ends Oct 26 Snow 22 reviews
91 Overall Score

A.N.O.N. Productions brings back this drama featuring three separate story lines revolving around the famous 'Snow White' fairy tale.

Ends Jan 13 In The Heights (Harlem Rep) 626 reviews
90 Overall Score

Harlem Repertory Theatre revives Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award-winning musical in an intimate and expressionistic new production.

Ends Nov 06 The Box Show 69 reviews
89 Overall Score

One woman. 25 characters. All inside a cupboard! In Dominique Salerno's solo show, the space is limited, but the comedic possibilities are endless. A hit at the 2016 NYC Fringe Festival.

Opens Oct 25 People, Places & Things 12 reviews
89 Overall Score

Denise Gough reprises her Olivier Award-winning role in the U.S. premiere of this drama, a raw, heartbreaking, and truthful performance about life spinning recklessly out of control.

Ends Oct 29 Say Something Bunny! 17 reviews
89 Overall Score

UnionDocs presents Alison S.M. Kobayashi's multi-media solo piece inspired by an amateur audio recording made over 60 years ago.

Ends Oct 29 Desperate Measures 255 reviews
89 Overall Score

The York Theatre Company presents a foot-stompin’, knee-slappin’ new musical set in the Old West that's inspired by Shakespeare's 'Measure for Measure.'

Open run Avenue Q 4,338 reviews
88 Overall Score

Broadway's 2004 Tony Award winner for Best Musical continues its hilarious, puppet-filled run Off-Broadway at New World Stages.

Ends Feb 04 The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show 64 reviews
87 Overall Score

This page-to-stage hit returns to NYC for an encore run featuring puppet adaptations of four stories by children's author/illustrator Eric Carle.

Opens Oct 23 Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train 41 reviews
87 Overall Score

Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Adly Guirgis ('Between Riverside and Crazy') begins his Residency at Signature with a revival of his darkly comic meditation on redemption and faith.

Ends Jul 14 A Raisin in the Sun (Harlem Rep) 96 reviews
86 Overall Score

Harlem Rep presents Lorraine Hansberry's classic play about a working-class African-American family that faces financial salvation or personal ruin after receiving a substantial insurance payment.

Ends Dec 08 Blind Spot 16 reviews
86 Overall Score

Repertorio Español presents a drama about an undocumented immigrant fighting for his version of the American Dream.

85 Overall Score

For years a certain boy wizard went to Wizard School. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs...who just happened to be there too. A play for anyone who has never been destined to save the world.

Ends Jan 07 Spamilton 402 reviews
85 Overall Score

A satirical musical about the biggest hit on Broadway, written and directed by Gerard Alessandrini, the funnyman behind 'Forbidden Broadway.' 

Ends Oct 27 Lone Star 14 reviews
85 Overall Score

Nine Theatricals and Genesis Rep present a revival of this one-act dramedy about a vet trying to reenter society after serving in Vietnam.

Ends Dec 02 Trump Lear 21 reviews
85 Overall Score

From the team behind 'David Carl's Celebrity One-Man Hamlet' comes this new Shakespeare-inspired solo show, with Carl forced to play Trump as King Lear—for Trump himself!

Opens Oct 21 Strange Interlude 20 reviews
85 Overall Score

Transport Group’s radical revival transforms Eugene O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize-winning, nine-act, five-hour play into a solo piece starring David Greenspan.

Open run Sistas - The Musical 114 reviews
84 Overall Score

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."

Open run Stomp 872 reviews
84 Overall Score

This family-friendly percussion show has been a part of New York's theatre scene since 1994 and uses everyday objects to celebrate the power of rhythm and the sheer joy of banging on things.

Ends Dec 16 The Wizard of Oz (Harlem Rep) 81 reviews
84 Overall Score

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.

Ends Oct 28 Growing Up Gonzales 50 reviews
84 Overall Score

Writer/director Felix Rojas brings back his one-man play about brotherly love and the healing power of saying goodbye. 

Open run Blue Man Group 1,062 reviews
83 Overall Score

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

83 Overall Score

A re-telling of C.S. Lewis' classic tale of Narnia, featuring just two performers who play all the characters that populate the epic story.

Ends Oct 22 Burning Doors 23 reviews
83 Overall Score

Belarus Free Theatre and Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina come to La MaMa in a searing performance on how art persists under oppression.

Ends Nov 19 Too Heavy for Your Pocket 47 reviews
83 Overall Score

Roundabout Underground presents this new drama about a young man in the early '60s who joins the Freedom Riders.