Critics’ Pick (23)


Open run Hamilton (NYC) Midtown W
97 10,259 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) Midtown W
92 4,564 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) Midtown W
92 3,502 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) Midtown W
91 10,905 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.

Ends Jan 05 Fiddler on the Roof (In Yiddish) Midtown W
91 673 reviews

Experience 'Fiddler on the Roof' in a new way – in Yiddish, the language of Tevye and his family. Oscar and Tony Award-winner Joel Grey directs this production, presented with English and Russian supertitles.

Open run Hadestown (Broadway) Midtown W
91 899 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.

91 41 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.

Open run The Book of Mormon (Broadway) Midtown W
90 10,059 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 Sep 21 Eureka Day Soho/Tribeca
89 32 reviews

Set at a private school in Berkeley, CA, this east coast premiere from Colt Coeur dives into the vaccination debate and asks: how do you find consensus when you can’t agree on the facts?

88 967 reviews

Jeff Daniels 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.')

Ends Jan 05 Waitress (NYC) Midtown W
87 4,557 reviews

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

Ends Jan 05 Say Something Bunny! Chelsea
87 108 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 Chelsea
86 968 reviews

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

85 514 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").
Open run Moulin Rouge! (Broadway) Midtown W
85 358 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 Jan 04 Derren Brown: Secret (Broadway) Midtown W
85 55 reviews

British mentalist and illusionist Derren Brown brings his unique brand of mind reading, persuasion, and psychological illusion to Broadway for the first time. (Past Reviews)

Open run Tootsie (NYC) Midtown W
83 984 reviews

2019 Tony Award winner Santino Fontana stars as a talented, but difficult-to-work-with actor who will do anything to land the role of a lifetime, including adopting a new female persona in this new musical comedy.

Open run Drunk Shakespeare Midtown W
82 538 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 Sep 29 Sea Wall / A Life (Broadway) Midtown W
82 183 reviews

After a sold-out run at The Public Theater, this intimate evening of solo work starring Jake Gyllenhaal ("Sunday in the Park with George") and Tony Award nominee Tom Sturridge ("1984") comes to Broadway. 

Ends Oct 06 Jacqueline Novak: Get On Your ... West Village
81 28 reviews

Comedian Jacqueline Novak’s "Get On Your Knees" is the most high-brow show about blow jobs you’ll ever see. 

Ends Jan 19 Oklahoma! (Broadway) Midtown W
80 646 reviews

Over 75 years after Rodgers & Hammerstein reinvented the American musical, this is "Oklahoma!" as you’ve never seen it before – reimagined for the 21st century. Winner of the 2019 Tony for Best Musical Revival.

Ends Sep 22 Make Believe Midtown W
77 194 reviews

Bess Wohl returns to Second Stage after her funny and poignant play, "American Hero," with a look inside the minds of children, their parents, and the mysteries of childhood that haunt us forever.

Ends Dec 08 Betrayal Midtown W
77 195 reviews

Harold Pinter's classic play, which tells the story of an extra-marital affair in reverse order, comes to Broadway starring Tom Hiddleston ('The Avengers'), Zawe Ashton ('Velvet Buzzsaw'), and Charlie Cox ('Daredevil').