Biographical (19)

Open run Hamilton 8,588 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... 4,197 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 Oct 29 Say Something Bunny! 13 reviews
89 Overall Score

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

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.

Opens Sep 29 Josephine: A Burlesque Cabaret... 7 reviews
86 Overall Score

Part of Soho Playhouse's Fringe Encore Series: This solo show explores the life of international superstar Josephine Baker through theater, song, and burlesque.

Opens Nov 15 Hundred Days 19 reviews
85 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.

Open run A Bronx Tale 906 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.

Ends Oct 29 Prince of Broadway 405 reviews
77 Overall Score

Manhattan Theatre Club presents a musical celebration of director and producer Harold Prince. Featuring Tony winners Chuck Cooper and Karen Ziemba, and nominees Brandon Uranowitz and Tony Yazbeck. 

Ends Sep 24 The Baroness - Isak Dinesen's ... 86 reviews
72 Overall Score

Scandinavian American Theater Company presents the U.S. premiere of this drama inspired by the true story of author Isak Dinesen's relationship with a much younger poet.

Ends Dec 31 Curvy Widow 155 reviews
68 Overall Score

Based on 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.

Previews start Oct 22 Illyria 0 reviews
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Tony Award-winning playwright and director Richard Nelson returns to the Public to reveal a forgotten chapter of the Public Theater’s own history.

Opens Oct 28 The Elephant Man (Gallery Play... 0 reviews
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The Gallery Players present this classic, the true story of John Merrick, a horribly deformed young man who was was the star freak attraction in traveling side shows before he was rescued by a young doctor.

Previews start Oct 17 Shadowlands 0 reviews
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Fellowship for the Performing Arts presents the first New York revival of this drama which follows true love story of Oxford scholar and Christian apologist C.S. Lewis and the much younger Joy Davidman.

Previews start Oct 03 Springsteen on Broadway 0 reviews
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Legendary Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Bruce Springsteen comes to Broadway in a new autobiographical solo show.

Previews start Oct 01 Ace 0 reviews
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In this world premiere solo comedy, a NYC cabbie must come to terms with his past, his dad, and his unfinished college degree. Written and performed by Emmy-winning 'Late Night with David Letterman' writer Ted Greenberg.

Opens Nov 09 The Elephant in Every Room I E... 0 reviews
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Next Door at New York Theater Workshop presents this intimate solo piece about Gardiner Comfort's experience as an actor living with Tourette Syndrome.

Ends Oct 08 Cleopatra: The New Pop Experience 0 reviews
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Set to an original high-octane pop and EDM score, Theater for the New City's immersive musical gives history's most mysterious ruler the final word.

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.

Ends Oct 14 I'm Mindful...Of My Anxiety 0 reviews
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Elizabeth Wine's one-woman show explores how much mindfulness and music can do to calm an anxiety-ridden mind.