Critics’ Pick (29)


Open run Hamilton (NYC) NYC: Midtown W
97 10,750 reviews

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 Dear Evan Hansen (NYC) NYC: Midtown W
92 4,970 reviews

'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 Come From Away (NYC) NYC: Midtown W
92 3,931 reviews

This Broadway sleeper hit musical tells the heartwarming true story of a tiny Canadian town that cared for thousands of grounded travelers in the wake of the 9/11 attacks.

Open run The Lion King (NYC) NYC: Midtown W
91 11,345 reviews

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.

Open run Hadestown (Broadway) NYC: Midtown W
91 1,317 reviews

This new Broadway musical by celebrated singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell and innovative director Rachel Chavkin is a love story for today…and always. Winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

Open run The Book of Mormon (Broadway) NYC: Midtown W
90 10,387 reviews

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

Ends Feb 16 David Byrne's American Utopia NYC: Midtown W
90 220 reviews

Following a sold-out world tour, David Byrne's theatrical concert comes to Broadway’s intimate Hudson Theatre for 16 weeks only.

Open run To Kill a Mockingbird (Broadway) NYC: Midtown W
89 1,319 reviews

Ed Harris stars as Atticus Finch in Aaron Sorkin’s Broadway adaptation of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel for Lincoln Center. Directed by Tony winner Bartlett Sher ('Fiddler on the Roof.')

Open run Filomena Marturano - Un Matrim... NYC: Gramercy
89 44 reviews

A comedy of willpower between a well-to-do bachelor/playboy and a determined woman who wants a better life for her children. Performed in Spanish with English supertitles available in select rows.

Ends Mar 29 Beyond Babel NYC: West Village
88 28 reviews

Inspired by the classic tale of "Romeo & Juliet," this new dance theater piece is about the division of families, friends, and a community of people, as authorities decide to build a wall between them.

Open run Say Something Bunny! NYC: Chelsea
87 117 reviews

UnionDocs presents Alison S.M. Kobayashi's multimedia solo piece inspired by an amateur audio recording made over 60 years ago.

Open run Sleep No More NYC: Chelsea
86 1,014 reviews

A unique award-winning theatrical event: a site-specific Macbeth-meets-Hitchcock performance piece by Britain's Punchdrunk.

Open run Ain't Too Proud – The Life and... NYC: Midtown W
86 794 reviews
This new musical follows The Temptations' extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Directed by two-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff ("Jersey Boys").
Ends Feb 22 Stew NYC: Soho/Tribeca
85 19 reviews

In Page 73's world premiere, tension rise in the Tucker household as the violence hovering around the periphery of their lives begins to intrude upon the sanctity of Mama’s kitchen.

Ends Mar 28 Fandango for Butterflies (and ... NYC: East Village
85 18 reviews

Inspired by interviews with undocumented Latin America immigrants, the piece will take the form of a fandango, a community celebration where stories are brought to life through music, dance, and performance.

Open run Moulin Rouge! (Broadway) NYC: Midtown W
84 814 reviews

Based on Baz Luhrmann’s Oscar-winning film, and featuring many of its iconic songs, the world-premiere musical invites you to experience the sweeping grandeur of Paris’s most spectacular dance hall. (Past Reviews)

Ends Mar 15 A Soldier's Play (Broadway) NYC: Midtown W
84 252 reviews

The Pulitzer Prize-winning mystery about the murder of a black sergeant on a Louisiana army base in 1944 comes to Broadway for the first time, starring David Alan Grier and Blair Underwood.

Open run Jagged Little Pill (NYC) NYC: Midtown W
83 489 reviews

Inspired by the themes and raw emotions laid bare in Alanis Morissette’s Grammy Award-winning album, this new Broadway musical tells an original story about pain, healing, and empowerment.

Open run Drunk Shakespeare NYC: Midtown W
82 573 reviews

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 Feb 16 Forbidden Broadway: The Next G... NYC: Midtown E
82 178 reviews

After a five-year absence, an all-new edition of Gerard Alessandrini’s musical spoof of all things theatre returns to New York,

Ends Feb 22 Mac Beth NYC: Upper E Side
81 165 reviews

Seven girls hurl headlong into the unchecked passions of "Macbeth" as the line between real life and bloody fantasy quickly blurs. An encore staging of Red Bull's new adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy.

Ends Mar 01 Grand Horizons NYC: Midtown W
81 358 reviews

Bess Wohl's new play for Second Stage explores a family turned upside-down and takes an intimate look at the wild, unpredictable, and enduring nature of love.

Ends Mar 05 The Confession of Lily Dare NYC: West Village
80 203 reviews

The latest comic melodrama written by and starring Charles Busch tells the story of one woman’s tumultuous passage from convent girl to glittering cabaret chanteuse to infamous madame of a string of brothels.

Ends Feb 29 My Name is Lucy Barton NYC: Midtown W
79 146 reviews

Laura Linney returns to Broadway in the American premiere of a haunting new solo play adapted by Rona Munro from the bestselling novel by Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout.