Beyond Broadway shows under $50 (58)

Limited budget? Try these shows all around NYC.

Open run Judy Garland LIVE in Concert NYC: Midtown W
90 16 reviews

Iconic star of stage and screen Judy Garland comes alive when tribute artist Peter Mac steps into her ruby slippers.

Open run La Breve y Maravillosa Vida de... NYC: Gramercy
90 51 reviews

Marco Antonio Rodríguez’s adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel will debut at Repertorio Español in the fall. Performed in Spanish with English supertitles.

Open run Filomena Marturano - Un Matrim... NYC: Gramercy
89 44 reviews

A comedy of willpower between a well-to-do bachelor/playboy and a determined woman who wants a better life for her children. Performed in Spanish with English supertitles available in select rows.

Open run Jersey Boys (NYC) NYC: Midtown W
88 4,727 reviews

The hit musical about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, which won four Tony Awards including Best Musical, and ran for over 11 years on Broadway, is revived Off-Broadway.

In Previews: Opens Jan 30 Medea (BAM) NYC: Brooklyn
88 11 reviews

Euripides’ controversial icon is reborn in visionary director Simon Stone’s ("Yerma") contemporary rewrite. Starring Rose Byrne ("Damages") and Bobby Cannavale ("The Lifespan of a Fact," "The Hairy Ape").

Open run Distorted Diznee NYC: Midtown W
87 36 reviews

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 NYC: Gramercy
87 46 reviews

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 Jan 25 A Raisin in the Sun (Harlem Rep) NYC: Harlem
86 128 reviews

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.

Open run El Quijote NYC: Gramercy
86 13 reviews

Repertorio Espanol presents an adaptation of Miguel de Cervantes’ epic novel; presented in Spanish with English language subtitles.

Ends Jan 18 A Hunger Artist NYC: East Village
86 35 reviews

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 El Coronel No Tiene Quien le E... NYC: Gramercy
86 50 reviews

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.

Open run The House of Bernarda Alba (La... NYC: Gramercy
85 15 reviews

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 Fifth Dentist NYC: Chelsea
85 48 reviews

A love letter to his late father, the owner of "Sid King's Crazy Horse Bar", Mike King reminisces about his life in dentistry, stand-up comedy, and growing up as the son of the infamous Sid King, "The Sultan of…

Open run La Cancion: The Musical NYC: Gramercy
85 72 reviews

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

Open run Golden Girls LIVE: On Stage! NYC: Midtown W
85 42 reviews

This loving parody of the beloved sitcom adds to the humor with an all-male cast portraying the silver-haired ladies live on stage as if they had never left their Miami home.  

In Previews: Opens Jan 22 17 Minutes NYC: Midtown W
85 65 reviews

This new play looks at the aftermath of a school shooting, where a sheriff's deputy's search for redemption prompts a community to ask—what will we be known for?

Open run Rock of Ages NYC: Midtown W
84 581 reviews

The original Broadway hit production is back to celebrate its 10th anniversary. This five-time Tony Award-nominated musical features an electric score full of classic ‘80s rock anthems.

Open run Sistas - The Musical NYC: Midtown W
84 169 reviews

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 La Gringa NYC: Gramercy
84 25 reviews

Repertorio Espanol presents Carmen Rivera’s iconic play about a woman visiting Puerto Rico, her family's homeland, for the first time performed in Spanish with English subtitles.

Open run La Celestina NYC: Gramercy
84 18 reviews

Repertorio Espanol presents this tale of a passionate love affair that ends in tragedy.

Open run Stomp NYC: East Village
83 1,087 reviews

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.

Open run The Play That Goes Wrong (NYC) NYC: Midtown W
83 2,206 reviews

This Olivier Award-winning comedy features an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can’t play dead, and actors who trip over everything (including their lines).

Open run Blue Man Group NYC: East Village
82 1,422 reviews

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 Drunk Shakespeare NYC: Midtown W
82 565 reviews

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.