Comedy (94)

Open run Dear Evan Hansen 2,176 reviews
93 Overall Score

The smash Off-Broadway musical about how we share, like, and friend, love, feel, and survive in the modern world transfers to the Main Stem.

Ends Jan 14 Hello, Dolly! 584 reviews
91 Overall Score

Bette Midler returns to Broadway in a revival of Jerry Herman's beloved musical. Directed by four-time Tony winner Jerry Zaks and costarring two-time Tony winner David Hyde Pierce.

Open run The Book of Mormon 8,278 reviews
90 Overall Score

From the creators of 'South Park,' a Tony Award-winning, bawdy, irreverent, hilarious, and heartfelt musical about two missionaries sent to deepest, darkest Africa to spread the good word.

Open run Avenue Q 3,914 reviews
88 Overall Score

Broadway's 2004 Tony Award winner for Best Musical continues its hilarious, puppet-filled run Off-Broadway at New World Stages.

Open run Waitress 2,873 reviews
87 Overall Score

Inspired by the film of the same name, the Broadway musical 'Waitress' features songs by Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles, who is currently starring in the production. 

Opens May 24 Rotterdam 34 reviews
87 Overall Score

Hartshorn - Hook Foundation Ltd presents this bittersweet, Olivier Award-winning comedy about gender, sexuality, and being a long way from home. Part of 59E59's annual Brits Off Broadway festival.

Open run Aladdin 4,134 reviews
86 Overall Score

Disney presents the long-awaited musical theater adaptation of its animated blockbuster, featuring the hit songs from the film, plus several more written for Broadway.

Open run School of Rock - The Musical 2,316 reviews
85 Overall Score

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

Ends Jul 30 Puffs, or: Seven Increasingly ... 232 reviews
85 Overall Score

Potter changed the world forever. The Puffs were also there. 'Puffs" gives you a front-row seat to the sidelines of the world’s most famous magical journey.

Ends Sep 03 Spamilton 287 reviews
85 Overall Score

A satirical musical about the biggest hit on Broadway, written and directed by Gerard Alessandrini, the funnyman behind 'Forbidden Broadway.' 

Opens Jun 01 Invincible 6 reviews
85 Overall Score

The Original Theatre Company and Ghost Light Theatre Productions present this madcap comedy of manners in which class and culture collide in small-town England. Part of the annual Brits Off Broadway festival.

Ends Jun 25 Baghdaddy 230 reviews
83 Overall Score

Baghdaddy begins in a support group for the disgraced spies who helped start the Iraq War, and quickly escalates into a manic musical comedy where the characters tell their stories and search for redemption. 

83 Overall Score

Playing in an authentic New York speakeasy, 'The Imbible' sweeps audiences along a 10,000-year journey through history accompanied by craft cocktails and the vocal stylings of The Backwaiters acapella group.

Ends Sep 09 The Wizard of Oz (Harlem Rep) 66 reviews
83 Overall Score

Harlem Repertory Theatre mounts a one-hour, family-friendly adaptation of the iconic 1939 MGM movie musical about a little girl from Kansas who journeys to the Land of Oz.

Ends Dec 31 The Play That Goes Wrong 645 reviews
83 Overall Score

The 2015 Olivier Award winner for Best New Comedy arrives on Broadway. Welcome to the absolutely disastrous opening night of Cornley University Drama Society’s new show, 'The Murder at Haversham Manor.'

Open run The Infinite Wrench 37 reviews
83 Overall Score

The New York Neo-Futurists present an ever-changing lineup of short plays, each written by a performer, honed by the ensemble, and randomly collaged with high-energy audience participation.

Opens Jun 01 The Government Inspector 37 reviews
83 Overall Score

Red Bull Theater presents a stage adaptation of Nikolai Gogol’s deeply silly satire of small-town corruption. A riotous portrait of rampaging self-delusion starring Michael Urie ('Buyer & Cellar,' 'Ugly Betty').

Open run Drunk Shakespeare 303 reviews
82 Overall Score

An actor drinks heavily (in the vein of Comedy Central's 'Drunk History') and then tries to corral others into enacting a story by the Bard.

Ends Jun 29 Happy Karaoke Fun Time 37 reviews
82 Overall Score

Under St. Marks presents this troupe of improvisers who create a brand-new, one-act musical at every performance.

Ends May 28 The Marriage of Alice B. Tokla... 50 reviews
81 Overall Score

Untitled Theater Company #61 presents an epic farce set at the fantasy wedding of Toklas and Stein, packed with Parisian expatriate notables of a century ago.

80 Overall Score

On the first Saturday of every month, Ted Greenberg, an Emmy Award-winning writer on Letterman, performs a comedy show before chauffeuring one audience member home in a NYC taxi.

Ends Aug 12 A Brief History of Beer 33 reviews
80 Overall Score

Horse Trade presents 'A Brief History of Beer,' an hour-long, drinkeractive, time-travel adventure.

Ends May 28 Happy Days (TFANA) 67 reviews
80 Overall Score

Academy Award winner Dianne Wiest ('Hannah and Her Sisters,' 'Bullets Over Broadway') stars in Samuel Beckett‘s absurdist comic classic about a woman buried up to her waist and sinking into the earth.

Ends Jul 02 Present Laughter 508 reviews
80 Overall Score

Tony and Oscar-winning actor Kevin Kline returns to Broadway in Noël Coward's classic comedy about a famous and self-obsessed actor whose comfortable life quickly spins out of control.