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Ends Oct 28 Show Up, Kids! 12 reviews
96 Overall Score

From Peter Michael Marino, the creator of the improvised comedy "Show Up", comes this interactive twist on the traditional kids show.

Open run Broadway Sip N' Paint 27 reviews
94 Overall Score

Wine and showtunes? Yes, please! Come unwind with us as we un-cork our inner theater geek at Broadway Sip N' Paint.

92 Overall Score

Join the NYPL's theater curator for a behind-the-scenes tour of the fabulous collection at Lincoln Center. A must-do for theater fans!

Ends Sep 30 Hamlet (What Dreams May Come) 12 reviews
89 Overall Score

Four performers embody all of the characters in The Secret Theatre and Ript Theater Company's fast-paced, non-stop whirlwind production of Shakespeare's classic tragedy. 

Open run Avenue Q (NYC) 4,703 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.

88 Overall Score

Repertorio Español presents this dramatization of a novel by Gabriel Garcia Marquez about a retired colonel whose pension, delayed 15 years by an overwhelming bureaucracy, becomes an obsession.

Ends Dec 01 A Raisin in the Sun (Harlem Rep) 104 reviews
87 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 Sep 26 Van Gogh Find Yourself 16 reviews
87 Overall Score

Walter DeForest's interactive solo show about legendary artist Vincent van Gogh includes art-making experiences for the audience.

Open run Desperate Measures 1,019 reviews
87 Overall Score

After a hit run at the York Theatre, this madcap, wild musical, set in the Old West and inspired by Shakespeare's 'Measure for Measure,' re-opens at New World Stages for an open-ended run.

Open run Distorted Diznee 23 reviews
87 Overall Score

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 44 reviews
87 Overall Score

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 Oct 20 The Man In the Woman’s Shoes 13 reviews
87 Overall Score

In this solo show, writer and performer Mikel Murfi creates a tender and comic portrait of an Irish community, focusing on its bashful, solitary cobbler.

Ends Dec 13 The House of Bernarda Alba (La... 15 reviews
86 Overall Score

Repertorio Espanol presents a tragedy that unfolds in a cloistered world of women in 1930's Spain; presented in Spanish with English translation.

Open run The Business of Broadway 28 reviews
86 Overall Score

How does a show make it to Broadway? Join us for a Salon with Jessica Genick, a well-known producer of ten Broadway shows and her big-time guests! 

86 Overall Score

An all-new incarnation of the record-breaking Broadway hit revue celebrates the best songs of the legendary song writing duo, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.

Ends Oct 28 Ferdinand: Boylesque Bullfight 34 reviews
85 Overall Score

Company XIV re-imagines the 1936 classic children’s tale by Munro Leaf as an erotic all-male baroque-burlesque spectacle. 

Ends Oct 07 Private Peaceful 135 reviews
85 Overall Score

This new one-man play, adapted from the young adult novel by Michael  Morpurgo ('War Horse'), offers a timely reminder of the heroic sacrifices that were made by the soldiers in World War I.

Ends Oct 03 Tevye Served Raw 24 reviews
85 Overall Score

An evening of stories by renowned Jewish writer Sholem Aleichem, the creator of the Tevye stories which became the basis of 'Fiddler on the Roof.' 

Ends Sep 30 A Chorus Line (Gallery Players) 35 reviews
85 Overall Score

This musical classic is a celebration of those unsung heroes of the Broadway musical: the chorus dancers–those valiant, underpaid, highly trained performers who live in the background of the limelight.

Open run Sistas - The Musical 132 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."

84 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 Oct 14 Uncle Vanya (Hunter Theater Pr... 111 reviews
84 Overall Score

The Hunter Theater Project presents its inaugural production, a staging of a new translation of Anton Chekhov’s classic drama, directed by Richard Nelson.

Open run Blue Man Group 1,203 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.

Open run Stomp 970 reviews
83 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.