Modern classic (25)

Open run Wicked 18,145 reviews
93 Overall Score

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

Open run The Book of Mormon 8,734 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... 463 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 nominee Carolee Carmello.

Open run The Phantom of the Opera 8,524 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.

Previews start Nov 07 Pride and Prejudice (Primary S... 11 reviews
87 Overall Score

Primary Stages and Hudson Valley Shakespeare present a new stage incarnation of Jane Austen's classic novel, adapted by and starring Kate Hamill ('Vanity Fair,' 'Sense and Sensibility'). 

Ends Jul 14 A RAISIN IN THE SUN (Harlem Rep) 94 reviews
86 Overall Score

Harlem Rep presents Lorraine Hansberry's classic play about a working-class African-American family that faces financial salvation or personal ruin after receiving a substantial insurance payment.

Open run Chicago 4,209 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 Dec 16 The Wizard of Oz (Harlem Rep) 79 reviews
84 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.

Previews start Mar 22 Children of a Lesser God 8 reviews
84 Overall Score

This Tony-winning drama about the romance and marriage of a sensitive but spirited deaf girl and a devoted (and hearing) teacher returns to Broadway starring Joshua Jackson ('Dawson's Creek') and Lauren Ridloff.

Ends Dec 30 Cats 2,976 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. 

Ends Oct 08 1984 (Broadway) 496 reviews
75 Overall Score

This stage adaptation of George Orwell’s classic novel stars Tony winner Reed Birney, Tony nominee Tom Sturridge, and Olivia Wilde in her Broadway debut. Ages 13 and up only.

Previews start Sep 26 Torch Song 0 reviews
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Second Stage Theatre presents Harvey Fierstein's Tony Award-winning play about the life of a Jewish drag queen in NYC in the late 1970s and 1980s. Starring Oscar winner Mercedes Ruehl and Michael Urie ('Ugly Betty.')

Previews start Mar 22 My Fair Lady 0 reviews
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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
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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 Sep 14 Time and the Conways 0 reviews
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Roundabout Theatre Company brings this post WWI-set drama back to Broadway for the first time in a production directed by Tony winner Rebecca Taichman ('Indecent'), and starring Elizabeth McGovern ('Downton Abbey').

Previews start Oct 07 M. Butterfly 0 reviews
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David Henry Hwang's Tony Award-winning play comes back to Broadway in a new production Directed by Tony Award-winner Julie Taymor and starring Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe Award winner Clive Owen.

Opens Oct 28 The Elephant Man (Gallery Play... 0 reviews
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The Gallery Players present this classic, the true story of John Merrick, a horribly deformed young man who was was the star freak attraction in traveling side shows before he was rescued by a young doctor.

Opens Sep 16 Annie (Gallery Players) 0 reviews
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The Gallery Players presents the beloved musical adventure about a lovable spirited orphan, based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, and famous for its classic songs such as 'Tomorrow' and 'It's a Hard Knock

Previews start Oct 05 Mud 0 reviews
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Boundless Theatre Company presents this revival of María Irene Fornés' classic drama which paints a desolate portrait of toxic affection and rural poverty. 

Opens Oct 06 Strange Interlude 0 reviews
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Transport Group’s radical revival transforms Eugene O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize-winning nine act, five-hour play into a solo piece starring David Greenspan.

Previews start Sep 27 A Soldier's Play 0 reviews
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The 50th season of Negro Ensemble Company, a year-long retrospective of some of the troupe's signature works, culminates with Charles Fuller's 1981 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama set in a U.S. Army base during World War…

Ends Oct 08 Rhinoceros (New Yiddish Rep) 0 reviews
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New Yiddish Rep presents the Yiddish world premiere of Eugene Ionesco's absurdist classic about a small French village whose inhabitants start transforming into rhinoceroses. 

Previews start Sep 21 The Show-Off 0 reviews
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The Peccadillo Theater Company presents George Kelly's 1924 comedy about an egotistical braggart and his farcical attempts to retain some dignity amidst the barrage of his own self-aggrandizing hyperbole.

Previews start Mar 22 The Iceman Cometh (Broadway) 0 reviews
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Tony and two-time Academy Award winner Denzel Washington returns to Broadway in a revival of Eugene O’Neill’s classic portrait of hope and disillusionment.