Comedy (137)

Open run Dear Evan Hansen 2,918 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 Sep 30 Show Up 41 reviews
93 Overall Score

After hit runs in NYC and Edinburgh, Peter Michael Marino's fully improvised solo show enjoys an encore run at Under St. Marks. 

Open run Hello, Dolly! 1,328 reviews
91 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 8,798 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 19 reviews
89 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 Sep 27 Macbeth Muet 22 reviews
89 Overall Score

Part of Soho Playhouse's Fringe Encore Series: This textless, two-actor adaptation of Shakespeare's classic draws on silent cinema and Grand Guignol traditions.

Open run Avenue Q 4,295 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.

Previews start Feb 27 Anything Goes (Musicals Tonight!) 18 reviews
88 Overall Score

Musicals Tonight! brings back its revival of Cole Porter's madcap musical comedy set upon an ocean liner heading from New York to London. 

Open run Waitress 3,293 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 4,553 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 Sep 24 In a Little Room 50 reviews
86 Overall Score

Ten Bones Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Pete McElligott’s dark comedy about two strangers trapped in a hospital waiting room. 

Open run School of Rock - The Musical 2,581 reviews
85 Overall Score

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

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 385 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 Nov 15 Hundred Days 19 reviews
85 Overall Score

New York Theatre Workshop presents a musical about how Abigail and Shaun of the folk-rock duo the Bengsons met and fell in love, and how that unleashed their fear of mortality. Previously seen at the Under the Radar.

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 1,007 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.'

Ends Oct 07 Growing Up Gonzales 45 reviews
84 Overall Score

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

Opens Oct 05 Ghost Quartet 10 reviews
84 Overall Score

New York Theatre Workshop presents this surreal chamber musical from Dave Malloy ('Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812') where murder ballads, doo-wop, jazz noise, and raucous campfire drinking songs collide.

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 24 Charolais 97 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.

Ends Oct 08 Annie (Gallery Players) 11 reviews
83 Overall Score

The Gallery Players presents the beloved musical adventure about a lovable spirited orphan, based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, and famous for its classic songs such as 'Tomorrow' and 'It's a Hard Knock

Ends Oct 07 Edgar Allan 22 reviews
83 Overall Score

Part of Soho Playhouse's Fringe Encore Series: The Coldharts present this dark musical comedy inspired by the childhood and short stories of Edgar Allan Poe.