Biographical (15)

Open run Hamilton (NYC) 9,964 reviews
97 Overall Score

Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip-hop infused tuner about Alexander Hamilton began at The Public Theater to rave reviews, then transferred to Broadway where it won eleven 2016 Tony Awards including Best Musical.

Open run Beautiful: The Carole King Mus... 5,290 reviews
90 Overall Score

The Tony and Grammy Award-winning Carole King musical tells the inspiring true story of one woman's remarkable journey from teenage songwriter to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Open run Jersey Boys (NYC) 4,500 reviews
88 Overall Score

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.

Ends Jul 22 Say Something Bunny! 99 reviews
88 Overall Score

UnionDocs presents Alison S.M. Kobayashi's multimedia solo piece inspired by an amateur audio recording made over 60 years ago.

Ends Aug 18 Bette Davis Ain't For Sissies 21 reviews
86 Overall Score

This 90-minute one-woman show, performed monthly at the Episcopal Actors' Guild, tells the story 1930s icon Bette Davis, on the night of the 1939 Academy Awards. 

82 Overall Score
This new musical follows The Temptations' extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Directed by two-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff ("Jersey Boys").
Open run The Cher Show (NYC) 730 reviews
81 Overall Score

The Grammy, Oscar, Golden Globe, and Emmy-winning entertainer’s life story comes to Broadway in this new musical, featuring her many hits including "If I Could Turn Back Time" and "I Got You Babe."

79 Overall Score

Ronnie Marmo stars as the legendary comedian Lenny Bruce in this solo show, which ran for 110 performances in Los Angeles. Directed by Tony Award winning stage actor, film and television star, Joe Mantegna.

Ends Jun 02 Socrates 99 reviews
75 Overall Score

The Public offers a new play drama about a complicated man who changed how the world thought. "Socrates" is a tribute to the man who continues to inspire us to question authority and defend freedom of belief.

Ends Jun 01 Hans Christian Andersen: Tales... 59 reviews
64 Overall Score

Ensemble for the Romantic Century presents this world premiere production featuring live music by Benjamin Britten and Henry Purcell, classical puppetry, and the timeless classics that have transcended generations.

Open run Judy Garland LIVE in Concert 6 reviews
92 Overall Score

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

Ends Jun 02 Posting Letters to the Moon 7 reviews
87 Overall Score

A romantic, comic, and touching portrait of life during the early 1940s featuring readings of wartime letters between Oscar-nominated actress Celia Johnson and her explorer and writer husband Peter Fleming.

Previews start Jul 19 Lizzie The Musical 0 reviews
- Overall Score

Lizzie Borden is the original good girl turned bad. Her story has become legendary, and her name is infamous. Now, in this new musical, she's telling her own tale with a killer new voice.

Previews start May 26 Madame Lynch 0 reviews
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This world premiere is a spectacle with music that takes on the picaresque story of Eliza Lynch, who, through fate and machination, became the self-proclaimed “Empress of Paraguay” in the mid-19th century.

Previews start Oct 12 Tina — The Tina Turner Musical 0 reviews
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Presented in association with Turner herself, this new Broadway musical tells the story of a woman who didn’t just break the rules, but rewrote them – defying the bounds of age, race, and gender time and time again.