Black Stories (NY Reviews) (10)

Plays and musicals celebrating Black stories and Black culture.

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93
Must See!
2K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

Featuring Michael Jackson's greatest hits and a book by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage.

91
Must See!
1K+ Reviews
Ends Jun 2024
NYC: Midtown W

The Lafayette family faces past secrets during an estate settlement in this darkly comic drama.

91
Must See!
688 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

A new musical about the New York Dream, with both new music and the classic songs of Alicia Keys.

84
Great
195 Reviews
Opens Apr 17
NYC: Midtown W

Broadway's classic soulful modernization of The Wizard of Oz returns.

75
Good
54 Reviews
Ends May 05
NYC: East Village

A theatre troupe stages a play about Sally Hemings & Thomas Jefferson in Suzan-Lori Parks' new work.

87
Excellent
21 Reviews
Ends May 02
NYC: Upper W Side

A jazz-infused opera by Terence Blanchard, based on the Book by Charles M. Blow.

69
Middling
5 Reviews
Ends May 12
NYC: East Village

A witty and imaginative play by Ife Olujobi exploring ambition and workplace diversity challenges.

Score it Buy from $53
Unreviewed
Starts May 17
NYC: Midtown W

Cephus loses love, and grapples with identity in the revival of this acclaimed play.

Score it Buy from $67
Unreviewed
Opens Jun 13
NYC: Financial

A radical reimagining of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic dance musical based on T.S. Eliot’s poems.

Score it Buy from $35
Unreviewed
Opens May 05
NYC: Midtown W

An afro-futurist solo show blends hip-hop, time travel, and self-discovery in a middle school.