Comedy (105)

Open run Dear Evan Hansen 3,232 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.

Open run Hello, Dolly! 1,724 reviews
91 Overall Score

This Broadway revival of Jerry Herman's beloved musical was the winner of four 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical. Now starring three-time Tony winner Bernadette Peters and Victor Garber.

Open run The Book of Mormon 9,045 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 Jersey Boys 4,128 reviews
88 Overall Score

The hit musical about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, which won four Tony Awards including Best Musical, and ran for over 11 years on Broadway, is revived Off-Broadway.

Open run Avenue Q 4,482 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!) 21 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 Once On This Island 453 reviews
88 Overall Score

The joyous Tony-nominated musical returns to Broadway with its story of a fearless young dreamer in post-storm Haiti.

Open run Waitress 3,546 reviews
87 Overall Score

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

Open run Aladdin 4,750 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.

Previews start Mar 29 Travesties 12 reviews
86 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.
Previews start Jan 24 Draw the Circle 5 reviews
86 Overall Score

Rattlestick presents the NY premiere of Mashuq Mushtaq Deen's solo show, which compassionately brings to life the often-ignored struggle that a family goes through when their child transitions genders.

Open run School of Rock - The Musical 2,725 reviews
85 Overall Score

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

84 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.

Open run The Play That Goes Wrong 1,271 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 Feb 10 Trump Lear 24 reviews
84 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 Drumpf as King Lear—for Drumpf himself!

Ends Feb 17 Hindle Wakes 86 reviews
84 Overall Score

The Mint brings brings Houghton's 1910 comic drama to New York city for the first time in 95 years. A sly morality tale that mixes questions of ethics, class, custom, and morals into an effervescent fizz of comic

Open run The Band's Visit 853 reviews
83 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, and featuring Tony nominees Tony Shalhoub and John Cariani. 

Ends Jun 16 The Wizard of Oz (Harlem Rep) 89 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.

Previews start Feb 12 Black Light 5 reviews
83 Overall Score

Daniel Alexander Jones returns to Joe’s Pub as Jomama Jones, his critically-acclaimed alter-ego. Commissioned as part of Joe’s Pub’s New York Voices program, 'Black Light' is a musical revival for a turbulent time.

Open run Drunk Shakespeare 393 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.

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.

Open run The Infinite Wrench 45 reviews
82 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 May 10 Valor, Agravio y Mujer 14 reviews
82 Overall Score

Repertorio Español's 50th season kicks off with the U.S. premiere of this 17th-century Spanish comedy, a parody of the erotic myth of Don Juan.

Ends Feb 22 Pop Punk High 45 reviews
82 Overall Score

This musical tells the story of a high school where everyone is pop punk, it's always 2006, and there's never been anything cooler than shredding, pizza, and flipping off your lame-ass parents.