Comedy (118)

Open run Dear Evan Hansen 2,817 reviews
93 Overall Score

'Dear Evan Hansen' is about how we share, like, and friend, love, feel, and survive in the modern world. Winner of six 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

Ends Jan 14 Hello, Dolly! 1,181 reviews
92 Overall Score

Bette Midler returns to Broadway in a revival of Jerry Herman's beloved musical costarring two-time Tony winner David Hyde Pierce. Winner of four 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical.

Open run The Book of Mormon 8,734 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.

Ends Sep 30 Trump Lear 18 reviews
90 Overall Score

From the team behind 'David Carl's Celebrity One-Man Hamlet' comes this new Shakespeare-inspired solo show, with Carl forced to play Trump as King Lear—for Trump himself!

Ends Aug 27 Ragtag Theatre’s Cinderella 75 reviews
89 Overall Score

Ragtag Theatre Company presents an encore run of this musical romp inspired by 'Cinderella,' done in the style of commedia dell'arte. Formerly known as 'The Commedia Cinderella.'

Open run Avenue Q 4,237 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 3,228 reviews
87 Overall Score

Inspired by the film of the same name, the Broadway musical 'Waitress' features songs by Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles.

Previews start Mar 29 Travesties 10 reviews
87 Overall Score
Roundabout Theatre Company presents the first Broadway revival of Tom Stoppard’s Tony Award-winning comedy direct from its hit runs at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory and on the West End.
Open run Aladdin 4,496 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 Aug 26 False Stars 17 reviews
86 Overall Score

Corkscrew Theater Festival presents a darkly humorous modern take on the Southern Gothic drama, in which strained relationships, covert queer love triangles, and notebooks of mysterious origin lurk around every corner.

Open run School of Rock - The Musical 2,532 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 Jan 14 Puffs, or: Seven Increasingly ... 316 reviews
85 Overall Score

For years a certain boy wizard went to Wizard School. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs...who just happened to be there too. A play for anyone who has never been destined to save the world.

Ends Oct 01 Spamilton 356 reviews
85 Overall Score

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

Ends Dec 16 The Wizard of Oz (Harlem Rep) 79 reviews
84 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 931 reviews
84 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 41 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.

Ends Sep 09 Growing Up Gonzales 40 reviews
83 Overall Score

Writer/director Felix Rojas brings back his one-man play about brotherly love and the healing power of saying goodbye. 

Previews start Aug 29 Charolais 7 reviews
83 Overall Score

Fishamble: The New Play Company presents a tale of love, longing, and one woman's intense rivalry with a Charolais heifer.

Open run Drunk Shakespeare 345 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.

Previews start Oct 07 The Band's Visit 196 reviews
82 Overall Score

Atlantic Theater Company's critically acclaimed musical by Tony-nominated songwriter David Yazbek transfers to Broadway. Based on the film of the same name. 

82 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 a cappella group.

Ends Sep 17 Bandstand 923 reviews
82 Overall Score

Set in the swing-fueled nightclubs of post-WWII America, this against-all-odds story of a singer/songwriter and his band of mismatched fellow vets comes to Broadway. Starring two-time Tony nominee Laura Osnes.

Ends Sep 17 Groundhog Day The Musical 1,416 reviews
81 Overall Score

Direct from its hit London run, this musicalization of the classic Bill Murray movie comes to Broadway starring Tony nominee Andy Karl, with songs by Tim Minchin ('Matilda') and directed by Tony winner Matthew Warchus.

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.