Modern classic (NY Reviews) (17)

A list of new shows on Broadway and beyond that are already timeless!

From "Rent" to "Hamilton", Broadway has produced some of theatre's most prevalent and beloved theatremakers of the 20th & 21st century.

Let Show-Score's community of avid theatre fans tell you the best New York theatre shows that are modern classics! Read theatre reviews from our members and their picks for the best modern classic theatre shows on Broadway and beyond!

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.

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
638 Reviews
Ends Jan 2023
NYC: Midtown W

Returning to its Off-Broadway roots, this new production stars Jeremy Jordan and Christian Borle.

88
Excellent
470 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

The beloved musical classic returns in a new production starring Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster.

87
Excellent
10K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

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

86
Excellent
857 Reviews
Ends Jul 31
NYC: Midtown W

The Tony Award-winning revival of Stephen Sondheim's classic musical.

83
Great
5K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

A long-running revival of Kander and Ebb's satirical musical about lust, treachery, and murder.

83
Great
22 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Virtual

Irish Rep presents a recorded version of the classic musical about a family dealing with change.

82
Great
1K+ Reviews
Ends Jan 2023
NYC: East Village

A worldwide phenomenon where comedy, music, and paint collide in a circus of the imagination.

80
Great
289 Reviews
Ends Jul 10
NYC: Midtown W

Lawrence Fishburne, Sam Rockwell, and Darren Criss star in Mamet's play about greed and deception.

76
Good
331 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

Golden Globe nominee Beanie Feldstein stars as Fanny Brice in the classic musical comedy.

71
Good
100 Reviews
Ends Jul 10
NYC: Midtown W

Daniel Craig and Ruth Negga star as the iconic Scottish couple in Sam Gold's premiere production.

87
Excellent
7 Reviews
Ends Aug 21
NYC: Midtown W

Stephen Sondheim's classic musical that intertwines the plots of classic fairy tales.

Score it Buy from $30
Unreviewed
Opens Jul 16
NYC: Brooklyn

A revival of the 1936 play written by Federico García Lorca right before he was killed.

Score it Buy from $59
Unreviewed
Starts Jul 26
NYC: Midtown W

A revival of the Tony-winning story of a shoemaker whose business is saved by glamorous clientele.

Score it Buy from $59
Unreviewed
Opens Sep 19
NYC: Midtown W

A revival of Arthur Miller's classic play, told from the perspective of a Black family.

Score it Buy from $69
Unreviewed
Starts Sep 2022
NYC: Midtown W

The 20th Anniversary revival of Suzan-Lori Parks' Pulitzer Prize-winning play.