Beyond Broadway shows under $50 (29)

Limited budget? Try these shows all around NYC.

Open run Judy Garland LIVE in Concert NYC: Midtown W
91 18 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 56 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.

Ends Jul 24 La Paz Perpetua (Perpetual Peace) NYC: Gramercy
90 17 reviews
Repertorio Español presents the New York City premiere of Spanish playwright Juan Mayorga's modern reimagining of German philosopher Immanuel Kant's text. 
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 El Quijote NYC: Gramercy
87 14 reviews

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

Open run Distorted Diznee NYC: Midtown W
87 37 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 47 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. 

Open run La Gringa NYC: Gramercy
85 26 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 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 54 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 Sistas - The Musical NYC: Midtown W
84 173 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 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 1,110 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.

Ends Jun 20 The Wizard of Oz (Harlem Rep) NYC: Harlem
83 104 reviews

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 NYC: East Village
83 59 reviews

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.

Open run Oscar at the Crown NYC: Brooklyn
80 62 reviews

Set in a secret bunker far in the fascist future, this new, immersive, queer nightclub musical explores a world where little more than sequins, reality television, and the complete works of Oscar Wilde have survived.

Open run Rule of 7x7 NYC: Midtown W
79 24 reviews

The Tank presents an ongoing series that premieres 7 brand-new 10 minute plays by 7 different writers; includes a free beer with admission.

Ends Apr 12 The Fre NYC: Soho/Tribeca
79 23 reviews

In this queer love story from Taylor Mac, audiences will jump into the mud with the Fre to hash out the current cultural divide. The play is set in a giant ball pit with audience seating inside and out.

Ends Jun 13 Pippin (Harlem Rep) NYC: Harlem
78 18 reviews

Harlem Repertory Theatre presents the Tony-winning musical classic, which tells the story of a young prince on his search for meaning and significance.

In Previews: Opens Apr 13 Drift NYC: Midtown W
77 52 reviews

Emmy Award winner Joe Pantoliano (“The Sopranos”) stars in this world premiere drama set in the blue collar, urban landscape of the 1950s.

Open run Ted Greenberg's The Complete P... NYC: Soho/Tribeca
76 29 reviews

(On hiatus until 4/4) 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.

Ends Apr 26 The Little Mermaid (Literally ... NYC: Greenwich V
75 31 reviews

(On hiatus) Literally Alive revives its musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale about a young mermaid who falls for a prince and ventures onto land.

Ends May 16 Pinkalicious NYC: Midtown W
74 57 reviews

A musical for children aged 2 - 10 based on the best selling books about a girl who loves pink cupcakes so much, that she ends up turning pink from head to toe!