Modern classic (22)

Open run Wicked 17,123 reviews
93 Overall Score

Now in its thirteenth year on Broadway, this all-ages spectacle follows the untold true story of the Witches of Oz.

Open run The Book of Mormon 8,278 reviews
90 Overall Score

From the creators of 'South Park,' a Tony Award-winning, bawdy, irreverent, hilarious, and heartfelt musical about two missionaries sent to deepest, darkest Africa to spread the good word.

Ends Dec 31 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber... 328 reviews
89 Overall Score

Tooting Arts Club's immersive staging of Sondheim and Wheeler’s iconic musical thriller transfers from London to NYC's Barrow Street Theatre. Now starring Tony nominees Norm Lewis and Carolee Carmello.

Open run The Phantom of the Opera 7,918 reviews
88 Overall Score

In this classic musical - the longest running in Broadway history - a hideously deformed man lives in the cellars of the Paris Opera and takes a beautiful soprano as a student.

Ends Jul 02 Lillian Hellman’s The Little F... 409 reviews
87 Overall Score

Manhattan Theatre Club revives Lillian Hellman’s classic drama about greed and ambition, starring three-time Tony Award nominee Laura Linney and Tony winner Cynthia Nixon alternating in the roles of Regina and Birdie.

Open run Chicago 3,936 reviews
84 Overall Score

A long-running revival of Kander and Ebb's gritty, satirical musical about lust, treachery, and murder among chorus girls in '20s Chicago.

Ends Sep 09 The Wizard of Oz (Harlem Rep) 66 reviews
83 Overall Score

Harlem Repertory Theatre mounts a one-hour, family-friendly adaptation of the iconic 1939 MGM movie musical about a little girl from Kansas who journeys to the Land of Oz.

Ends Jun 25 Sunset Boulevard 837 reviews
83 Overall Score

Three-time Tony Award-winner Glenn Close returns to Broadway in her most iconic role, Norma Desmond, in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony-winning musical. 

Ends May 28 Happy Days (TFANA) 67 reviews
80 Overall Score

Academy Award winner Dianne Wiest ('Hannah and Her Sisters,' 'Bullets Over Broadway') stars in Samuel Beckett‘s absurdist comic classic about a woman buried up to her waist and sinking into the earth.

Ends Jul 02 Present Laughter 508 reviews
80 Overall Score

Tony and Oscar-winning actor Kevin Kline returns to Broadway in Noël Coward's classic comedy about a famous and self-obsessed actor whose comfortable life quickly spins out of control.

Ends May 27 Miss Julie (Access Theater) 12 reviews
80 Overall Score

A new mounting of Strindberg's classic about a life-altering night of passion between an aristocratic woman and her servant.

Open run Cats 2,536 reviews
79 Overall Score

One of the longest-running shows in Broadway and West End history, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical is an ode to felines, inspired by T.S. Eliot’s poems. 

Opens Jun 22 1984 (Broadway) 29 reviews
75 Overall Score

This stage adaptation of George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel stars Tony winner Reed Birney, Tony nominee Tom Sturridge, and Olivia Wilde in her Broadway debut.

Ends May 28 Antigone (Fusion Theatre) 20 reviews
67 Overall Score

Fusion Theatre's production merges two takes on the Sophocles classic: Jean Anouilh's 1944 political and moral drama, and Arthur Honegger's 1927 opera.

Ends May 28 A Funny Thing Happened on the ... 1 reviews
85 Overall Score

The Heights Players revives Stephen Sondheim's joyous, musical romp through Rome with desperate lovers, scheming neighbors, and secrets behind every toga.

Ends May 27 2017 Edgar Allan Poe Festival 3 reviews
78 Overall Score

Radiotheatre presents its second annual festival of short radio plays inspired by the work of the legendary 19th-century American master of horror.

Ends May 28 Hoppla! We're Alive 7 reviews
51 Overall Score

Politics, friendship, and conscience collide in Random Access Theatre's revival of this 1927 German drama about the lives of former revolutionaries.

Opens Jul 12 Assassins 0 reviews
- Overall Score

Encores! presents Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s 1990 musical exploration of the psychology of the men and women who have tried to kill US presidents.

Previews start Mar 22 My Fair Lady 0 reviews
- Overall Score

Lincoln Center Theater revives Lerner and Loewe’s iconic musical adaptation of 'Pygmalion,' directed by Tony winner Bartlett Sher ('South Pacific').

Opens Mar 23 Carousel 0 reviews
- Overall Score

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s classic musical returns to Broadway in a new revival directed by three-time Tony Award-winner Jack O’Brien and starring Tony Award-winner Jessie Mueller ('Waitress') and Joshua Henry ('Violet.')

Previews start May 26 The Seagull (The Instigators) 0 reviews
- Overall Score

The Instigators tackle Chekhov's classic in an imaginative production featuring a new adaptation of the text and a live soundscape that blends actor-created sound effects with original music.

Previews start Jun 09 An Enemy of the People (Wheelh... 0 reviews
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Wheelhouse Theater presents Ibsen's classic meditation on the foundation of a small town's democratic system, the tyranny of the majority, and the poisoning nature of bureaucracy and economic self interest.