Current issues (NY Reviews) (12)

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!
5K+ Reviews
Ends Sep 18
NYC: Midtown W

2017 Tony winner for Best Musical, this show is about being young and surviving the modern world.

87
Excellent
77 Reviews
Ends Sep 02
NYC: West Village

An anecdotal solo show from comedian Alex Edelman. 

81
Great
178 Reviews
Ends Sep 04
NYC: Midtown W

A joyful musical that honors black women through history, set to top hits from the '30-'90s.

82
Great
5 Reviews
Opens Sep 17
NYC: Upper W Side

A show that mixes animation, rock music, and storytelling into a unique musical.

80
Great
7 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Virtual

Keen Company presents a newly commissioned audio play by playwright Pearl Cleage.

80
Great
7 Reviews
Ends Oct 2023
NYC: Virtual

A recording of Dael Orlandersmith's docudrama about the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO.

76
Good
7 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Virtual

Keen presents a new audio drama by James Anthony Tyler about a family in Harlem during the pandemic.

71
Good
9 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Virtual

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

Score it Buy from $60
Unreviewed
Opens Sep 24
NYC: East Village

A dramatization of the historic debate between James Baldwin and William F. Buckley Jr.

Score it Buy from $90
Unreviewed
Opens Sep 27
NYC: East Village

A fresh, new revival of Lorraine Hansberry's classic play about race and home.

Score it Buy
Unreviewed
Starts Nov 2022
NYC: Midtown W
The Broadway transfer of the downtown comedy hit about being Black in America.
Buy