Drama (NY Reviews) (28)

Shows on Broadway and beyond that help you reflect on the world around you.

Looking for Broadway and Off-Broadway theatre shows with added drama?

Let Show-Score's community of avid theatre fans tell you the best dramatic New York City theatre shows! Read theatre reviews from our members and their picks for the best drama theatre shows running in town right now!

96
Must See!
14K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

A revolutionary story of passion, unstoppable ambition, and the dawn of a new nation.

93
Must See!
2K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

Featuring Michael Jackson's greatest hits and a book by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage.

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.

91
Must See!
5K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

Winner of the 2019 Tony Award for Best Musical, this is a new twist on the classic Greek myth.

91
Must See!
8K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

Harry Potter is all grown up in this Tony-winner that brings the magic of the books alive on stage.

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

Generations of a French Jewish family face history's shadows.

90
Excellent
215 Reviews
Ends Jun 2024
NYC: Gramercy

Marco Antonio Rodríguez’s adaptation of the hit novel. Performed in Spanish with English supertitles

Score it Buy from $61
88
Excellent
225 Reviews
Opens Mar 01
NYC: Brooklyn

Company XIV invites you to fall down the rabbit hole with this reimagining of Lewis Carroll’s "Alice’s…

Score it Buy from $40
88
Excellent
15 Reviews
Opens Feb 28
NYC: Upper W Side

Two of today’s most thrilling voices share the title role of the legendary cold-hearted princess.

87
Excellent
7K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

Disney's stage adaptation features hit songs from the film, plus several new songs for Broadway.

87
Excellent
3K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

A world premiere musical based on Baz Luhrmann’s Oscar-winning film, featuring its iconic songs.

86
Excellent
1K+ Reviews
Ends Feb 25
NYC: Chelsea

An award-winning site-specific Macbeth-meets-Hitchcock performance piece by Britain's Punchdrunk.

85
Excellent
35 Reviews
Ends May 2024
NYC: Gramercy

The story of the Mirabal sisters standing up to one of history’s most notorious dictators.

81
Great
36 Reviews
Ends Mar 10
NYC: Midtown W

In Brooklyn, Nina's activist father seeks redemption through her mother's legacy.

76
Good
658 Reviews
Ends Feb 25
NYC: Midtown W

Tim Daly, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Lea DeLaria, and more star in this revival of the playwright's classic.

71
Good
67 Reviews
Ends Mar 03
NYC: Chelsea

Brian Friel's play portrays a family's woes amid societal turmoil.

70
Good
11 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Virtual

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

60
Middling
648 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

Put on your detective hat and solve the longest running murder mystery show in New York City.

Score it Buy from $60
62
Middling
4 Reviews
Opens Apr 19
NYC: Midtown W

Musicals Tonight! revival of a musical exploring the competitive world of the music industry.

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 $38
Unreviewed
Opens Feb 25
NYC: Greenwich V

Literally Alive invites you to see if the shoe fits in this musical adaptation of the classic tale.

Score it Buy from $108
Unreviewed
Starts Apr 02
NYC: Midtown W

Paula Vogel's poignant new play, starring Jessica Lange, explores family dynamics in 1962 D.C.

Score it Buy from $30
Unreviewed
Opens Mar 09
NYC: Brooklyn

In this classic drama, Troy's baseball dreams strain his family's bonds.

Score it Buy from $39
Unreviewed
Starts Apr 02
NYC: Upper W Side

Family dynamics unravel on the farm in this new translation of the Chekhov classic.