Escapist (NY Reviews) (100)

Shows on Broadway and beyond that help you escape to another world!

We often look to theatre to help us escape the world around us into a brand new world!

Let Show-Score's community of avid theatre fans tell you the best escapist theatre shows playing on Broadway and beyond right now!

93
Must See!
22K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

This all-ages musical spectacle tells the untold true story of the Witches of Oz.

93
Must See!
12 Reviews
Ends Aug 2023
NYC: Brooklyn

 A choreographed mixological adventure of unprecedented majesty.

91
Must See!
11K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

Puppets and live actors create a magical world to tell the story of Simba's rise to the throne.

91
Must See!
2K+ 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!
26 Reviews
Ends Apr 2023
NYC: Upper W Side

A trio of commanding sopranos share the role of opera’s quintessential diva.

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90
Excellent
15 Reviews
Opens Apr 21
NYC: Upper W Side

The Met celebrates the 40th anniversary of Franco Zeffirelli’s beloved staging. 

90
Excellent
26 Reviews
Ends Mar 18
NYC: Upper W Side

The return of Giuseppe Verdi's classic operatic tragedy about love and sacrifice.

89
Excellent
10K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

Two teenage missionaries are sent to Africa to spread the word of Jesus Christ. What could go wrong?

89
Excellent
838 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

Returning to its Off-Broadway roots, this new production stars Matt Doyle and Lena Hall.

88
Excellent
2K+ 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.

87
Excellent
10K+ Reviews
Ends Apr 2023
NYC: Midtown W

This classic Andrew Lloyd Webber musical is the longest running in Broadway history.

87
Excellent
610 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

The award-winning musical about an NJ teen with a rare aging disorder who must navigate family secrets and her…

86
Excellent
6K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

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

86
Excellent
61 Reviews
Starts Feb 10
NYC: Gramercy

Based on the stories by children's author Eric Carle, the theatrical puppet adaptations return.

86
Excellent
41 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

In its 8th year, Distorted Diznee is a high octane look at Disney classics through a drag queen lens.

86
Excellent
1K+ Reviews
Open run
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NYC: Midtown W

An exuberant, pop celebration of 21st century girl power featuring the wives of Henry VIII.

86
Excellent
567 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

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

86
Excellent
224 Reviews
Ends May 2023
NYC: Gramercy

A musical parody of the classic film, Titanic, using Celine Dion's music

85
Excellent
1K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Chelsea

A unique award-winning theatrical event: a site-specific Macbeth-meets-Hitchcock performance piece by…

85
Excellent
478 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

A new musical adaptation of the classic Hollywood film of the same name.

85
Excellent
449 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

A brand new musical that imagines a new life for Juliet after Romeo.

84
Great
2K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

This Tony Award winning farce portrays the doomed opening night of The Murder at Haversham Manor.

84
Great
9 Reviews
Ends Feb 11
NYC: West Village

Flux Theatre Ensemble's new gender-bending, patriarchy-smashing, comic take on the classic tale.