Looking for the best Black plays and Black musicals on Broadway and beyond?
Let Show-Score's community of avid theatre fans tell you the best shows to see in town! Read New York Theatre reviews from our members and their picks for the best shows showcasing black stories running in and around New York right now!
An immersive whodunit with a healthy dose of comedy and BIPOC joy.
A modern day adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet, with a young, queer Black man at the center.
The first New York revival of the play by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage.
Featuring Michael Jackson's greatest hits and a book by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage.
A theatrical concert featuring the music and plays of Suzan-Lori Parks written during the pandemic.
Pulitzer-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks' musical adaptation of the 1972 film of the same name.
A writer’s surreal quest through a gentrifying London, written and performed by Arinzé Kene.
A coming-of-age story about class struggles and a search for acceptance between 2 unlikely friends.
A viciously funny musical by the Tony and Pulitzer winning writer behind A Strange Loop.
A live staged premiere of the audio drama set in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina.
A recording of Dael Orlandersmith's docudrama about the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO.
Keen presents a new audio drama by James Anthony Tyler about a family in Harlem during the pandemic.
A new play by Zora Howard about the interiority of Black Men in America.
Six-time Grammy Award–winning composer Terence Blanchard's first opera arrives at the Met.
A meditation on an artist's relationship to the life and death of Whitney Houston.
Two unlikely friends bond over their futures that are linked to the legacy of LeBron James.
After being let go from his stable job, Kenneth must find a new path forward for himself.
History and imagination collide with vibrant humor and reflect our present moment in this new play.
A return engagement of Smokey Stevens' solo show.
Acclaimed author Zadie Smith's modern take on Chaucer's classic Canterbury Tales.
An examination of Black debutante ball culture told through the story of six debutantes.
A moving and complex story of family, community, and sexual identity,
An original musical about a musical original – Alan Freed, Cleveland DJ who helped popularize rock.
Karl O'Brian Williams' one-act meditation on blackness.