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Open run Hamilton 8,715 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... 4,299 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 Jan 28 Say Something Bunny! 23 reviews
90 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 Feb 03 Springsteen on Broadway 69 reviews
89 Overall Score

Legendary Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen comes to Broadway in a new autobiographical solo show.

Opens Jan 13 X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Na... 15 reviews
88 Overall Score

The Acting Company brings back this play dramatizing Malcolm X’s life and death.

Ends Jan 07 Shadowlands 46 reviews
83 Overall Score

From Fellowship for Performing Arts comes the unlikely and true love story of renowned Oxford scholar and Christian apologist C.S. Lewis and the much younger Joy Davidman, a divorced Jewish New Yorker.

Ends Nov 26 The Elephant in Every Room I E... 13 reviews
81 Overall Score

After a 2015 run at La MaMa, Gardiner Comfort's intimate solo show about being an actor living with Tourette syndrome transfers to Next Door at New York Theatre Workshop.

Open run A Bronx Tale 981 reviews
79 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.

Opens Dec 04 Hundred Days 90 reviews
78 Overall Score

New York Theatre Workshop presents a musical about how Abigail and Shaun of the folk-rock duo the Bengsons met and fell in love, and how that unleashed their fear of mortality. Previously seen at the Under the Radar.

Opens Dec 07 The Mushroom Cure 19 reviews
77 Overall Score

After premiering at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and run at the Cherry Lane Theater in 2016, Adam Strauss' solo show chronicling his deep dive into the world of hallucinogenic mushrooms makes its Off-Broadway debut.

Ends Nov 26 Illyria 116 reviews
68 Overall Score

Tony Award-winning playwright and director Richard Nelson returns to the Public to reveal a forgotten chapter of the Public Theater’s own history.

Ends Dec 18 Irving Berlin: In Person 1 reviews
85 Overall Score

From Chip Deffaa and Jon Peterson, the playwright/director and star of 'George M. Cohan Tonight!,' comes a new one-man show about a legendary songwriter.

Opens Jan 06 A Kind Shot 5 reviews
77 Overall Score

In this solo show, six-foot 1-inch blonde spitfire Terri Mateer tells her life story of becoming a pro basketball player in France.

Previews start Dec 01 De Novo 0 reviews
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Houses on the Moon's drama tells the true story of a teenaged boy from Guatemala who faced deportation after fleeing to the U.S. to escape gang life. Part of New York Theatre Workshop's 'Next Door at NYTW' series.

Previews start Dec 21 John Lithgow: Stories by Heart 0 reviews
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Roundabout Theatre Company presents the Broadway debut of Tony and Emmy Award winner John Lithgow's solo piece, an exploration of storytelling full of personal insights.

Opens Nov 22 Jersey Boys (Off Broadway) 0 reviews
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The Tony-winning Broadway musical about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons is revived Off-Broadway in a pared-down production. 

Opens Dec 08 An Enchanted Evening: A Night ... 0 reviews
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Starring Billboard Top 100 vocalist Doreen Taylor, this new docu-musical explores Hammerstein's life and his journey to become one of the most important lyricists of all time.

Previews start Nov 24 Bulldozer: The Ballad of Rober... 0 reviews
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This new rock musical dramatizes master builder Robert Moses’s evolution from a young idealist to a power-insulated enemy of the people. Starring Constantine Maroulis ('Rock of Ages') as Robert Moses.