Beyond Broadway shows under $50 (60)

Ends Aug 26 In The Heights (Harlem Rep) 580 reviews
91 Overall Score

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

Open run Avenue Q 3,970 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 Oct 14 A RAISIN IN THE SUN (Harlem Rep) 88 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.

86 Overall Score

Potter changed the world forever. The Puffs were also there. 'Puffs" gives you a front-row seat to the sidelines of the world’s most famous magical journey.

Ends Jun 25 La Canción: The Musical 57 reviews
86 Overall Score

Repertorio Español presents an inspiring musical about the power of song and self-discovery.

Open run Black Angels Over Tuskegee 114 reviews
85 Overall Score

A docudrama about six heroes who became the first African-American aviators in the U.S. Air Force during an era of racial segregation.

Open run Sistas - The Musical 99 reviews
85 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."

Ends Sep 03 Spamilton 307 reviews
85 Overall Score

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

Opens Jul 10 Pipeline 17 reviews
85 Overall Score

Lincoln Center presents Dominique Morisseau's world premiere drama about a public high school teacher whose son at private school finds himself in serious trouble.

Ends Jul 09 Zero Hour 31 reviews
85 Overall Score

The Peccadillo Theater Company presents a return engagement of Jim Brochu's award-winning solo show about the life of theater legend Zero Mostel.

84 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 Jun 27 A Hunger Artist 26 reviews
84 Overall Score

The Tank and Sinking Ship present this new solo adaptation of Franz Kafka's tragicomic tale about the only person who remembers a very peculiar artist.

Open run Blue Man Group 962 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 805 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.

Ends Sep 03 Baghdaddy 250 reviews
83 Overall Score

Baghdaddy begins in a support group for the disgraced spies who helped start the Iraq War, and quickly escalates into a manic musical comedy where the characters tell their stories and search for redemption. 

83 Overall Score

Playing in an authentic New York speakeasy, 'The Imbible' sweeps audiences along a 10,000-year journey through history accompanied by craft cocktails and the vocal stylings of The Backwaiters a cappella group.

Ends Aug 20 The Wizard of Oz (Harlem Rep) 70 reviews
83 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.

Open run The Infinite Wrench 37 reviews
83 Overall Score

The New York Neo-Futurists present an ever-changing lineup of short plays, each written by a performer, honed by the ensemble, and randomly collaged with high-energy audience participation.

Ends Jul 23 Woody Sez: The Life & Music of... 44 reviews
83 Overall Score

Irish Repertory Theatre presents a toe-tapping musical exploration of the fascinating, beautiful, and sometimes tragic life of American folk legend Woody Guthrie.

Open run Drunk Shakespeare 309 reviews
82 Overall Score

An actor drinks heavily (in the vein of Comedy Central's 'Drunk History') and then tries to corral others into enacting a story by the Bard.

Ends Jun 29 Happy Karaoke Fun Time 36 reviews
82 Overall Score

Under St. Marks presents this troupe of improvisers who create a brand-new, one-act musical at every performance.

Opens Jun 29 Me The People: The Trump Ameri... 33 reviews
81 Overall Score

This new musical satire is an up-to-the minute mockumentary of Trump's presidency and today's red, white, and orange America.

Open run Gazillion Bubble Show 297 reviews
80 Overall Score

A family-friendly bubble extravaganza, this show has been performed around the world by the creators: the Yang family. 

80 Overall Score

On the first Saturday of every month, Ted Greenberg, an Emmy Award-winning writer on Letterman, performs a comedy show before chauffeuring one audience member home in a NYC taxi.