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Open run Hamilton 8,102 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... 3,932 reviews
90 Overall Score

A new Tony Award winning musical based on Carole King's inspiring story, tracking her rise to stardom and featuring many of her award-winning songs.

Ends Jul 30 Say Something Bunny! 5 reviews
87 Overall Score

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

Ends Aug 20 On Your Feet! 2,171 reviews
86 Overall Score

'On Your Feet!' tells the story of Gloria Estefan and her husband, and how two people who believed in their talent, their music and each other created an international sensation.

Ends Jul 16 Oslo 743 reviews
85 Overall Score

J.T. Rogers' drama chronicles the behind-the-scenes maneuvering that led to the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords. Winner of two 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Play.

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.

Ends Jul 23 Woody Sez: The Life & Music of... 43 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 A Bronx Tale 752 reviews
78 Overall Score

Based on Chazz Palminteri's solo show which inspired the 1993 film, this new musical is co-directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony winner Jerry Zaks, with songs by Alan Menken.

Ends Jun 28 Off the Top 44 reviews
78 Overall Score

Intellectual rapper Baba Brinkman and neuroscientist Dr. Heather Berlin explore the brain basis of improvisation and humor in this live comedy show featuring cutting-edge research and freestyle rhymes.

Previews start Jul 20 Curvy Widow 12 reviews
71 Overall Score

Inspired by a true story, this sassy musical follows the exploits of a feisty fifty-something whose adventures inspire laughs and reveal truths about life, love, and sex. Starring Tony Award nominee Nancy Opel. 

Ends Jun 28 The Closet Bitch 5 reviews
76 Overall Score

Shana Solomon’s one-woman show chronicles her desperate attempts to please everyone in her life—except herself—while trying not to fall apart in the process.

Previews start Aug 03 Prince of Broadway 0 reviews
- Overall Score

Manhattan Theatre Club presents the Broadway premiere of this musical celebration that highlights the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Harold Prince.

Opens Jul 06 Martin Denton, Martin Denton 0 reviews
- Overall Score

FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade and Elephant Run District present the world premiere of a play about Martin Denton, the creator of nytheatre.com.

Previews start Aug 02 Georama: An American Panorama ... 0 reviews
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Part of the New York Musical Festival: In the 1850s John Banvard did more to elevate fine arts than any single American artist before him. This new musical tells his story.

Opens Jul 03 The Book of Will 0 reviews
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Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival presents a mostly true show about the company's namesake playwright.