Current issues (37)

Open run Dear Evan Hansen 3,319 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.

Ends Jul 14 A Raisin in the Sun (Harlem Rep) 101 reviews
88 Overall Score

Harlem Rep presents Lorraine Hansberry's classic play about a working-class African-American family that faces financial salvation or personal ruin after receiving a substantial insurance payment.

Ends May 29 La Gringa 15 reviews
87 Overall Score

Repetorio Espanol presents Carmen Rivera’s iconic play about a woman visiting Puerto Rico, her family's homeland, for the first time; performed in Spanish with English subtitles.

Open run Waitress 3,596 reviews
87 Overall Score

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

Ends Feb 24 America is Hard to See 17 reviews
86 Overall Score

Using a blend of interviews, archival research, Methodist hymns, and original songs, this new play investigates the lives in and around a rural community for sex offenders, buried deep in Florida's sugarcane fields.

Open run Sistas - The Musical 120 reviews
84 Overall Score

A new musical that tells the story of African-American women through Top-40 music from the '30s through the '90s, including hits like "Oh, Happy Day," "Mama Said" and "I Will Survive."

Open run The Band's Visit 950 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. 

Previews start Mar 08 The Fall (St Ann's Warehouse) 10 reviews
82 Overall Score

St. Ann's Warehouse presents this hit from this year’s Edinburgh Fringe, where a cast of seven actors recount their experiences as student leaders of a protest movement on the University of Cape Town campus.

Ends Feb 25 A Kind Shot 50 reviews
78 Overall Score

In this solo show, six-foot 1-inch blonde spitfire Terri Mateer tells her life story of becoming a pro basketball player in France.

Ends Aug 11 A Brief History of Beer 38 reviews
78 Overall Score

Horse Trade presents 'A Brief History of Beer,' an hour-long, drinkeractive, time-travel adventure.

Ends Feb 25 Returning to Reims 32 reviews
78 Overall Score

St. Ann's Warehouse presents Schaubühne Berlin's new production based on the memoir by Didier Eribon, which asks: as populism marches around the globe, does political activism still have a role to play?

Open run NEWSical: The Musical 305 reviews
77 Overall Score

This long-running musical revue/sketch comedy show lampoons current events, newsmakers, celebrities, and politicians. Think 'The Daily Show' set to music.

Opens Feb 20 Relevance 47 reviews
73 Overall Score

MCC Theater's world premiere drama centers around a collision of ideals within the feminist movement. Who decides your worth?

Ends Mar 26 Broad Comedy 26 reviews
67 Overall Score

Soho Playhouse presents this raucous all-female comedy troupe, which offers an unflinching and outrageous look at America today.

Ends Feb 25 Against the Hillside 12 reviews
57 Overall Score

Ensemble Studio Theatre and the Radio Drama Network presents Sylvia Khoury's new work, where she imagines and examines what may be the hidden human costs of drone warfare.

Previews start Mar 09 Dogs of Rwanda 3 reviews
87 Overall Score

Urban Stages presents this dark New York premiere, about a man who finds himself haunted by his experience as a young man with the Rwandan genocide.

Opens Mar 12 Admissions 5 reviews
86 Overall Score

Centered around an elite private school, Lincoln Center's new play from Joshua Harmon explodes the ideals and contradictions of liberal white America. Featuring Jessica Hecht.

Ends Feb 25 Fusiform Gyrus: A Septet for T... 5 reviews
85 Overall Score

In Talking Band’s new music-theater work, big ideas bump up against big sound. Five brassy horns and two eccentric scientists leapfrog from epiphany to epiphany.

Ends Feb 25 (Flying) Dutchman 1 reviews
85 Overall Score

Amiri Baraka's 1964 text serves as foundation for The Theater of War's timely reconstruction examining eloquent blind fury, racial hysteria, sexual hysteria, and white obsession with silencing the black voice/body.

Previews start Mar 16 This Flat Earth 0 reviews
- Overall Score

In this world premiere at Playwright Horizons, at a middle school a seaside town, the unthinkable has happened, placing a bewildered community in the national spotlight.

Previews start Mar 27 Mlima's Tale 0 reviews
- Overall Score

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage returns to the Public with a new drama, which takes us on a journey that starts in a game park in Kenya and goes around the world.

Previews start Mar 10 Hal & Bee 0 reviews
- Overall Score

New Light Theater Project presents this world premiere dark comedy about love, addiction, and aging. 

Opens Mar 15 Oye For My Dear Brooklyn 0 reviews
- Overall Score

Brooklyn impresario Modesto Flako Jimenez conjures his beloved borough in this bilingual elegy, told through poems, projections, and music.

Opens Feb 20 Terminus 0 reviews
- Overall Score

This family drama allegorically asks: how are white Americans haunted by and continually complicit in the sustained trauma against black Americans?  Presented by Next Door at NYTW.