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Open run Hamilton 6,964 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.

Ends Apr 01 Through the Darkness 17 reviews
93 Overall Score

The Workshop Theater presents a new history-inspired drama about the men and women who left everything behind, including their loved ones, to stay one step ahead of the Holocaust.

Open run Beautiful: The Carole King Mus... 3,379 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 Apr 28 Aunt Julia and the Scriptwrite... 28 reviews
89 Overall Score

Repertorio Español presents the story of Aunt Julia, who falls into an affair with her nephew, shocking her family and community. Performed in Spanish with English subtitles.

Ends Apr 23 Cry Havoc! 42 reviews
88 Overall Score

Bedlam presents Stephan Wolfert's solo show in which he weaves personal stories of his military service with some of Shakespeare’s most famous speeches.

Ends Apr 08 Turning Page 9 reviews
88 Overall Score

Dixon Place presents Angelica Page's solo show about her mother, legendary actress Geraldine Page, whose sparkling career earned her eight Oscar nominations before her untimely 1987 death.

Opens Apr 13 Oslo 196 reviews
86 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 Apr 15 Georgie: My Adventures with Ge... 178 reviews
86 Overall Score

The NYC premiere of Ed Dixon's solo show about his 20-year friendship with two-time Tony-winning character actor George Rose.

Open run On Your Feet! 1,807 reviews
85 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 May 28 Cagney 434 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... 15 reviews
83 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 26 Off the Top 29 reviews
80 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.

Ends May 21 C.S. Lewis On Stage: The Most ... 32 reviews
78 Overall Score

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

Open run A Bronx Tale 441 reviews
76 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 Apr 02 Bull in a China Shop 58 reviews
68 Overall Score

Lincoln Center Theater presents a history-inspired comedy about Mary Woolley, the early 20th-century president of Mount Holyoke College, and her long-time partner, Jeannette Marks.

Ends Apr 02 Chess Match No. 5 56 reviews
64 Overall Score

SITI Company and Abingdon Theatre Company present the world premiere of an avant-garde work inspired by American composer, writer, artist, and philosopher John Cage. 

Previews start Mar 31 Luft Gangster 2 reviews
86 Overall Score

Nylon Fusion presents this WWII drama based on the story of U.S. Army Air Corps veteran and prisoner of war Sgt. Louis Fowler.

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.

Previews start Apr 25 Venus 0 reviews
- Overall Score

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

Opens Mar 30 American Mill No. 2 0 reviews
- Overall Score

Pioneers Go East Collective presents a brand-new docudrama with music about the textile workers’ protest movement in the early 20th-century American South. 

Previews start Apr 21 That True Phoenix 0 reviews
- 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.

Previews start Apr 12 Rebel in the Soul 0 reviews
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Irish Rep's world premiere drama examines the controversy of Ireland's proposed “Mother & Child Scheme” of the early 1950s and the ensuing crisis that brought down the government and changed Irish life forever.

Previews start Apr 27 Kidnap Road 0 reviews
- Overall Score

La MaMa's world premiere drama is based on the story of Ingrid Betancourt, an anti-corruption activist, who, while running for President of Colombia, was kidnapped by a Marxist revolutionary terrorist group.

Opens Apr 11 Fragmented Frida 0 reviews
- Overall Score

BAM presents this world premiere one-woman show that explores the life, and seeks to capture the essence, of the audacious Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. Written and performed by Andrea Dantas.