Black Stories (NYC Reviews) (26)


86
Excellent
907 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

The Temptations' extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame.

86
Excellent
510 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

A jukebox musical about an iconic artist who didn’t just break the rules, she rewrote them.

85
Excellent
1 Review
Opens Dec 02
NYC: Brooklyn

An award-winning musical revue which pays tribute to the Black musicians of the Harlem Renaissance.

83
Great
226 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

Blues, gospel, motown, and Jewish folk music intertwine in this Tony-nominated musical.

83
Great
80 Reviews
Ends Mar 2022
NYC: Midtown W

Blends spoken word, slam poetry, rhythm, and humor into a universal new play. 

81
Great
407 Reviews
Ends Jan 23
NYC: Midtown W

Jeremy O. Harris's provocative, history-making play returns to Broadway. 

81
Great
175 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

LaChanze stars in the Broadway premiere of Alice Childress's 1955 play.

76
Good
35 Reviews
Ends Dec 12
NYC: East Village

An Afro-surrealist play about 3 generations of Black women living through the Flint water crisis. 

78
Good
2 Reviews
Ends Dec 12
NYC: West Village

An absurdist drama following five men who meet in the afterlife following their murders.

76
Good
1 Review
Ends Oct 2023
NYC: Virtual

A recording of Dael Orlandersmith's docudrama about the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO.

Score it Buy
Unreviewed
Opens Apr 07
NYC: Midtown W

A whip-smart comedy about six Black students stuck in a room at the worst high school in their city.

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Score it Buy from $59
Unreviewed
Starts Jan 13
NYC: Upper W Side

Lincoln Center Theater's first opera is based on Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage’s play of the same name. 

Score it Buy from $79
Unreviewed
Starts Mar 2022
NYC: Midtown W

Jesse Williams and Jesse Tyler Ferguson lead the way in a revival of this Richard Greenberg play.

Score it Buy from $30
Unreviewed
Opens Mar 26
NYC: Brooklyn

Dominique Morisseau's drama about an inner-city high school teacher's fight to give her son a future.

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Unreviewed
Opens Feb 22
NYC: Midtown W

An epic, time-straddling new play that traces the stories of two Black American women. 

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Score it Buy from $59
Unreviewed
Starts Dec 06
NYC: Midtown W

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

Score it Buy from $15
Unreviewed
Opens Dec 23
NYC: East Village

Renowned playwright, poet and satirist Ishmael Reed takes aim at the New York City art world.

Unreviewed
Ends Apr 2022
NYC: Virtual

The Public presents a world premiere audio drama set in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina.

Unreviewed
Open run
NYC: Virtual

Keen presents a new audio drama by James Anthony Tyler about a family in Harlem during the pandemic.

Score it Buy from $39
Unreviewed
Starts Dec 21
NYC: Midtown W

Tony winner Phylicia Rashad stars in the Broadway premiere of Dominique Morisseau's Skeleton Crew.

Score it Buy from $49
Unreviewed
Starts Feb 2022
NYC: Midtown W

A new musical explores race relations in the Five Points neighborhood of New York in 1863.

Score it Buy
Unreviewed
Opens Mar 24
NYC: Midtown W

Under one roof lives 3 generations of men that grapple with their intersecting identities. 

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Score it Buy
Unreviewed
Starts Feb 2022
NYC: Brooklyn

John Douglas Thompson stars in this new-age retelling of the Bard's classic tale of revenge. 

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Score it Buy from $30
Unreviewed
Opens Jan 11
NYC: Midtown W

One Black man’s magical, time-bending journey colliding with truths of race and identity.