Beyond Broadway shows under $50 (71)
Ends May 10 Chronicle of a Death Foretold ... 24 reviews
95 Overall Score

Repetorio Espanol presents a journey to the Colombia of Gabriel García Márquez that explores the grisly murder of an innocent man and the guilt of a village.

Ends May 10 Show Up 13 reviews
95 Overall Score

The Peoples Improv Theater presents Peter Michael Marino's bold new adventure: a fully improvised solo show.

Ends Apr 01 Through the Darkness 17 reviews
93 Overall Score

The Workshop Theater presents a new history-inspired drama about the men and women who left everything behind, including their loved ones, to stay one step ahead of the Holocaust.

Ends May 20 In The Heights (Harlem Rep) 525 reviews
91 Overall Score

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

Ends Jun 23 En El Nombre de Salome 29 reviews
91 Overall Score

Repertorio Español presents a new play inspired by Julia Álvarez's epic novel about 19th-century Dominican poet Salomé Ureña de Henríquez. 

Ends Apr 28 Aunt Julia and the Scriptwrite... 28 reviews
89 Overall Score

Repertorio Español presents the story of Aunt Julia, who falls into an affair with her nephew, shocking her family and community. Performed in Spanish with English subtitles.

Opens Mar 27 Diva: Live from Hell 16 reviews
89 Overall Score

Theater for the New City presents Sean Patrick Monahan's solo musical about a homicidal teenage diva doomed to retell his story for all eternity as a cabaret act in Hell.

Open run Avenue Q 3,536 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 Apr 23 Cry Havoc! 41 reviews
88 Overall Score

Bedlam presents Stephan Wolfert's solo show in which he weaves personal stories of his military service with some of Shakespeare’s most famous speeches.

Ends Jun 08 La Gringa 10 reviews
87 Overall Score

Repetorio 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.

Ends Jun 25 La Canción: The Musical 52 reviews
87 Overall Score

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

Opens Apr 04 Daniel's Husband 60 reviews
87 Overall Score

Primary Stages takes an unflinching look at how we choose to tie the knot—or not—through the story of Daniel and Mitchell, a seemingly perfect couple with different views on marriage.

Ends Apr 01 Kevin!!!!! 15 reviews
86 Overall Score

Both spoof and tribute, Recent Cutbacks' highly theatrical parody of 'Home Alone' is intensely physical, imaginative, and silly, using only rudimentary props and costumes to recreate iconic moments from the film.

Ends Apr 15 Georgie: My Adventures with Ge... 177 reviews
86 Overall Score

The NYC premiere of Ed Dixon's solo show about his 20-year friendship with two-time Tony-winning character actor George Rose.

Open run Sistas - The Musical 80 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 Jul 30 Puffs, or: Seven Increasingly ... 178 reviews
85 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 May 14 Spamilton 233 reviews
85 Overall Score

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

Open run Black Angels Over Tuskegee 97 reviews
84 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 Blue Man Group 820 reviews
84 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.

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 May 28 Cagney 433 reviews
84 Overall Score

'Cagney' follows the actor from his humble beginnings through his rise as a vaudeville song-and-dance man, to his superstardom in Hollywood.

Ends May 27 The Wizard of Oz (Harlem Rep) 42 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 Apr 23 The Emperor Jones 55 reviews
84 Overall Score

Irish Repertory Theatre revives Eugene O’Neill’s groundbreaking play about the rise and fall of Brutus Jones, a despot who ascends the throne using lies, intimidation, and the politics of fear.

Open run Stomp 705 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.