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Open run Hamilton 7,812 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... 3,794 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.

Open run On Your Feet! 2,075 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.

Open run Her Opponent 43 reviews
86 Overall Score

Prismal Productions presents a gender-bending recreation of excerpts from three of 2016’s deeply contentious presidential debates.

Ends Jun 18 Oslo 451 reviews
85 Overall Score

After a hit run last summer at Lincoln Center Theater's Off-Broadway house, J.T. Rogers' world premiere drama about the behind-the-scenes maneuvering that led to the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords transfers to Broadway.

Ends May 28 Cagney 510 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 23 In the Time of the Butterflie... 16 reviews
84 Overall Score

Repetorio Espanol presents the story of the Mirabal sisters standing up to one of history’s most notorious dictators; performed in Spanish with English subtitles.

Ends Apr 30 Luft Gangster 22 reviews
84 Overall Score

Nylon Fusion Theatre Company presents this WWII drama based on the true story of U.S. Army Air Corps veteran Sgt. Lou Fowler, the cousin of playwright/star Lowell Byers.

Open run A Bronx Tale 652 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 May 21 C.S. Lewis On Stage: The Most ... 92 reviews
76 Overall Score

Fellowship for Performing Arts presents a one-man bio-show chronicling C.S. Lewis' journey from atheism to devout Christianity.

Ends May 07 That True Phoenix 18 reviews
73 Overall Score

Team Awesome Robot presents the world premiere of this bio-show about the improbable life of Italian librettist, poet, professor, and priest Lorenzo Da Ponte.

Ends May 24 Rebel in the Soul 9 reviews
65 Overall Score

Irish Rep presents the world premiere of this new history-based drama about the political maneuvering of three passionate men in '50s Ireland regarding postnatal and children's health care.

Ends May 07 Josh: The Black Babe Ruth 2 reviews
98 Overall Score

Theater for the New City presents this bio show about African-American baseball great Josh Gibson.

Opens May 15 Venus 4 reviews
74 Overall Score

Signature Theatre presents Pulitzer-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks' Obie Award-winning exploration of the life of Saartjie Baartman, aka 'Hottentot Venus.'

Previews start Aug 03 Prince of Broadway 0 reviews
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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 Apr 30 Kidnap Road 0 reviews
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La MaMa presents the world premiere of this bio drama about Ingrid Betancourt, an anti-corruption activist who was kidnapped by a Marxist revolutionary terrorist group while running for President of Colombia.

Previews start May 12 They Promised Her the Moon 0 reviews
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Miranda Theatre Company presents a new drama based on the true story of Jerrie Cobb, the "almost-first" female astronaut.

Ends May 07 The Dreyfus Affair 0 reviews
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Ensemble for the Romantic Century presents a work inspired by the life of 19th-century French Jewish artillery officer Captain Alfred Dreyfus, who was wrongfully convicted of treason.

Previews start May 27 Soot and Spit 0 reviews
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Our Voices Theatre presents this world premiere from acclaimed playwright Charles Mee', which celebrates the life of famed outsider artist James Castle.

Previews start May 19 Lou 0 reviews
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Theatre 4the People presents this world premiere drama about Lou Salome, one of the first female psychoanalysts and an accomplished writer, poet, novelist, and early scholar of the psychology of female sexuality.