Current issues (NY Reviews) (18)

Shows on Broadway and beyond that speak to the now.

We often look to theatre to help us look deeper into the issues that are present in our lives.

Let Show-Score's community of avid theatre fans tell you the best New York theatre shows playing right now that offer an exploration of current issues!

91
Must See!
1K+ Reviews
Ends Mar 03
NYC: Midtown W

The Lafayette family faces past secrets during an estate settlement in this darkly comic drama.

86
Excellent
252 Reviews
Ends Mar 23
JOB
NYC: East Village

A tech worker suspended due to a viral video seeks job reinstatement in this psychological thriller.

84
Great
230 Reviews
Ends Mar 17
NYC: Midtown W

Jason Robert Brown's musical explores the diverging paths of young journalists in the late 90s.

78
Good
346 Reviews
Ends Apr 10
NYC: Midtown W

A new musical telling the inspiring story of young activists defying Hitler in Nazi Germany.

77
Good
82 Reviews
Ends Mar 03
NYC: Midtown W

Two scientists plan something world-changing in a new play about sacrifice, ambition, and bees.

75
Good
392 Reviews
Ends Jan 2025
NYC: Midtown W

A long-running musical revue/sketch comedy show about current events, celebrities, & politicians.

75
Good
16 Reviews
Opens Mar 11
NYC: Upper W Side

A new play about the phone hacking scandal that exposed criminality within Murdoch's media empire.

71
Good
40 Reviews
Ends Mar 03
NYC: Gramercy

Office comedy meets political satire at Russia's Internet Research Agency for professional trolls.

70
Good
11 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Virtual

The Public presents this audio drama about liberals gathering at a farm after the 2017 election.

97
Must See!
3 Reviews
Ends Mar 17
NYC: Midtown W

A play tracing one man's journey from leftist youth to conservative amid societal changes in America

Score it Buy from $25
50
Middling
6 Reviews
Opens May 02
NYC: Midtown W

Pregones Ensemble presents a new musical inspired by actual training missions by NASA personnel.

Score it Buy from $51
Unreviewed
Opens Apr 30
NYC: Midtown W

ZooNation's dance extravaganza, featuring the hits of Sting, comes alive to tell a harrowing story.

Score it Buy from $0
Unreviewed
Opens Mar 19
NYC: Midtown W

Kia Corthron's new play explores NYC school dynamics.

Score it Buy from $25
Unreviewed
Opens May 03
NYC: Brooklyn

Unemployed steelworkers embrace a strip act to raise money.

Score it Buy from $99
Unreviewed
Starts Apr 01
NYC: Midtown W

The Kit Kat Club opens with a fresh take on the classic show starring Eddie Redmayne & Gayle Rankin.

Score it Buy from $65
Unreviewed
Opens Apr 11
NYC: East Village

A witty and imaginative play by Ife Olujobi exploring ambition and workplace diversity challenges.

Score it Buy from $33
Unreviewed
Starts Mar 01
NYC: Midtown W

A modern musical love story that explores social media's impact on relationships.

Score it Buy from $30
Unreviewed
Starts Mar 14
NYC: East Village

A play set in a Jersey diner unearths generational trauma and confronts white supremacy's impact.