Critics’ Pick (29)
Open run Hamilton 6,830 reviews
97 Overall Score

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 1,174 reviews
93 Overall Score

The smash Off-Broadway musical about how we share, like, and friend, love, feel, and survive in the modern world transfers to the Main Stem.

Open run The Lion King 7,601 reviews
92 Overall Score

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 The Book of Mormon 7,419 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 Mar 12 Jitney 294 reviews
89 Overall Score

Manhattan Theatre Club presents the Broadway debut of August Wilson’s award-winning play about a group of African-American cab drivers eking out a living in '70s Pittsburgh.

Open run Avenue Q 3,478 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 Sleep No More 614 reviews
87 Overall Score

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

Open run Waitress 2,112 reviews
87 Overall Score

Inspired by the film of the same name, the new Broadway musical 'Waitress' features songs by Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles and stars Tony winner Jessie Mueller.

Previews start Mar 23 Oslo 183 reviews
87 Overall Score

After a hit run last summer at Lincoln Center Theater's Off-Broadway house, J.T. Rogers' world premiere drama about the behind-the-scenes maneuvering that led to the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords transfers to Broadway.

Previews start Apr 04 Indecent 165 reviews
87 Overall Score

Vineyard Theatre's critically acclaimed production of playwright Paula Vogel and director Rebecca Taichman play with about a controversial Yiddish show transfers to Broadway.

Ends Apr 23 Sunday in the Park with George 148 reviews
87 Overall Score

City Center's revival of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical comes to Broadway starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Tony winner Annaleigh Ashford.

Open run School of Rock - The Musical 1,872 reviews
86 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

Inspired by a 70-page slice of Tolstoy’s 'War and Peace,' this immersive, Off-Broadway hit transfers to the Main Stem with recording star Josh Groban in his Broadway debut.

Ends Mar 31 Spamilton 219 reviews
85 Overall Score

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

Ends Apr 30 If I Forget 154 reviews
84 Overall Score

Roundabout Theatre Company presents Steven Levenson's new drama about the personal politics of family, heritage, and history, and the scars they leave behind. Starring Kate Walsh from 'Grey's Anatomy.'

Previews start Mar 04 Sweat 187 reviews
83 Overall Score

After a successful run at the Public Theater last fall, Lynn Nottage's drama about the collision of race, class, family, and friendship in Reading, PA transfers to Broadway. 

Ends Apr 23 The Strange Undoing of Prudenc... 78 reviews
83 Overall Score

The McKittrick Hotel (home of the immersive spectacle 'Sleep No More') presents the New York premiere of the National Theatre of Scotland's transporting, music-filled folk-theater fable.

Ends Feb 26 The Liar 181 reviews
83 Overall Score

Classic Stage Company presents David Ives' adaptation of Pierre Corneille’s 'Le Menteur,' a 17th-century farce filled with misunderstandings and mistaken identities.

Open run Drunk Shakespeare 257 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.

Ends Jun 25 Sunset Boulevard 225 reviews
80 Overall Score

Three-time Tony Award-winner Glenn Close returns to Broadway in her most iconic role, Norma Desmond, in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony-winning musical. 

Ends Feb 26 Escaped Alone 53 reviews
79 Overall Score

BAM presents the US premiere of Caryl Churchill's comically black look at the apocalypse, as four women chatting in a sunny backyard are interrupted by a series of bizarre disaster reports.

Open run A Bronx Tale 371 reviews
76 Overall Score

Based on Chazz Palminteri's solo show which inspired the 1993 film, this new musical is co-directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony winner Jerry Zaks, with songs by Alan Menken.

Ends Mar 19 Crackskull Row 68 reviews
76 Overall Score

After a successful Off-Off-Broadway run, The Cell's mounting of Honor Molloy's dysfunctional family drama transfers to the Irish Repertory Theatre.

Opens Mar 14 God of Vengeance 31 reviews
75 Overall Score

After a successful run at La MaMa earlier this season, New Yiddish Rep restages its revival of Sholem Asch's famously controversial play in its original Yiddish with a new director.