Open run Hamilton (NYC) 9,599 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 Wicked (NYC) 19,392 reviews
93 Overall Score

Now in its fourteenth year on Broadway, this all-ages spectacle follows the untold true story of the Witches of Oz.

Open run The Lion King (NYC) 10,315 reviews
91 Overall Score

In Julie Taymor's Tony Award winning retelling of Disney's animated hit, puppets and live actors weave a dreamscape of jungle characters, creating the story of young Simba's rise to the throne.

Ends Dec 29 A Christmas Carol at the Merch... 20 reviews
89 Overall Score

Summoners Ensemble Theatre presents its sixth annual run of this one-man adaptation of Charles Dickens's beloved holiday classic. Performed at the landmarked Merchant's House Museum.

Ends Apr 07 Kinky Boots (Broadway) 7,030 reviews
88 Overall Score

This Tony-winning Best Musical, about a shoemaker whose business is saved by a wildly flamboyant clientele, features a score of catchy songs written by pop star Cyndi Lauper.

Open run The Phantom of the Opera (NYC) 9,278 reviews
88 Overall Score

In this classic musical - the longest running in Broadway history - a hideously deformed man lives in the cellars of the Paris Opera and takes a beautiful soprano as a student.

88 Overall Score

Repertorio Español presents this dramatization of a novel by Gabriel Garcia Marquez about a retired colonel whose pension, delayed 15 years by an overwhelming bureaucracy, becomes an obsession.

Open run Waitress (NYC) 4,093 reviews
87 Overall Score

Inspired by the film of the same name, the Broadway musical "Waitress" features songs by Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles. Starting Jan 7 Bareilles returns to the role of Jenna alongside Gavin Creel as Dr. Pomatter.

Open run My Fair Lady (Broadway) 962 reviews
87 Overall Score

Lincoln Center Theater revives Lerner and Loewe’s iconic musical in a production directed by Tony winner Bartlett Sher and starring Lauren Ambrose, Harry Hadden-Paton, Norbert Leo Butz, and Diana Rigg.

Open run Aladdin (Broadway) 5,120 reviews
86 Overall Score

Disney presents the stage adaptation of its animated blockbuster, featuring the hit songs from the film, plus several more written for Broadway.

Ends Jan 13 The Dead, 1904 65 reviews
86 Overall Score

Irish Rep revives its immersive adaptation of James Joyce’s novella about a holiday gathering in 1904 Dublin, staged in a historic Victorian mansion.

Ends Jan 20 School of Rock - The Musical (... 3,007 reviews
85 Overall Score

Based on the hit Jack Black film, this musical comedy features songs by 'Jesus Christ Superstar' composer Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Open run The Band's Visit (Broadway) 1,781 reviews
84 Overall Score

Based on the film of the same name, Atlantic Theater Company's critically acclaimed musical by songwriter David Yazbek was the winner of ten 2018 Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

Ends Jan 13 The Lifespan of a Fact (NYC) 399 reviews
84 Overall Score

Based on the true story of the conflict between a famous essayist and his fact checker, this world premiere drama comes to Broadway in a production starring Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones, and Bobby Cannavale.

Open run One Woman Sex and the City 94 reviews
81 Overall Score

Direct from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival comes this one-woman love letter to Manhattan, a comic sendup of the hit HBO series.

Ends Dec 23 Two By Friel 18 reviews
80 Overall Score

Irish Rep's new production juxtaposes two short plays by Irish master Brian Friel: "Lovers: Winners" (1967) and "The Yalta Game" (2001), both of which center on a couple in the blossoming stage of romance.


Ends Apr 28 Network (NYC) 189 reviews
79 Overall Score

After making its premiere in at the National Theatre in London, the adaptation of the Oscar-winning film comes to Broadway, starring Tony and Emmy winner Bryan Cranston.

Ends Jan 06 Head Over Heels (NYC) 786 reviews
78 Overall Score

Tony Award winner Michael Mayer directs this new musical comedy set to the songs of the iconic rock act The Go-Go's, including  "We Got The Beat," "Our Lips Are Sealed," "Vacation," and many more.

Open run Frozen the Musical (Broadway) 797 reviews
77 Overall Score

Disney brings its blockbuster animated movie musical to Broadway. This is the timeless tale of two sisters, pulled apart by a mysterious secret. Both are searching for love. They just don’t know where to find it.

Ends Dec 16 shadowplay 25 reviews
77 Overall Score

Set inside the mind of Peter Pan creator, J. M. Barrie, this immersive multi-room experience invites audiences to embrace the childhood wonder they may have lost.

Open run Pretty Woman: The Musical (NYC) 463 reviews
74 Overall Score

One of the most beloved romantic comedies of all time comes to Broadway in this world premiere musical, with an original score co-written by Grammy winner Bryan Adams ('Summer of ’69,' 'Everything I Do').

Ends Dec 16 Hansel & Gretel Christmas 24 reviews
74 Overall Score

Children of all ages are invited to join F.A.C.T. (Friends Always Creating Theatre) in celebrating their 10th anniversary season with a remounting of their 2013 production of "Hansel & Gretel Christmas."

Ends Dec 30 Noura 96 reviews
73 Overall Score

Playwrights Horizons' new drama about an Iraqi-American charts the intricate pathways of motherhood and marriage — and the fragile architecture of what we call home. Based on Ibsen's "A Doll's House."

Ends Dec 18 It Came From Beyond 22 reviews
72 Overall Score

'Grease' meets 'War of the Worlds' with comic books, aliens, and 1950’s dancing in this family friendly musical comedy.