Modern classic (25)

Open run Wicked 16,972 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 8,196 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.

Open run The Phantom of the Opera 7,833 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 Dec 31 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber... 281 reviews
88 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.

Ends Jul 02 The Little Foxes 261 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 3,882 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) 65 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 723 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 21 The Emperor Jones 104 reviews
82 Overall Score

Irish Repertory Theatre revives Eugene O’Neill’s groundbreaking play about the rise and fall of Brutus Jones, a despot who ascends the throne using lies, intimidation, and the politics of fear.

Ends Apr 29 Of Mice and Men 19 reviews
82 Overall Score

The Onomatopoeia Theatre Company presents John Steinbeck's classic drama set in California during the Great Depression with migrant workers wandering the fertile valley in search of work.

Ends Jul 02 Present Laughter 395 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.

Open run Cats 2,479 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 Jul 02 The Glass Menagerie (Sally Field) 464 reviews
74 Overall Score

Two-time Academy Award winner Sally Field and two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello star in a new Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' classic memory play about a faded Southern belle and her two children.

Ends May 14 Ragtime 11 reviews
89 Overall Score

The Gallery Players presents a revival of this musical portrait of early-20th-century NYC featuring intersecting stories of three families pursuing the American Dream. Based on E. L. Doctorow's acclaimed novel.

Opens May 04 Happy Days (TFANA) 10 reviews
71 Overall Score

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

Previews start May 18 1984 (Broadway) 0 reviews
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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 20 Mourning Becomes Electra 0 reviews
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Target Margin Theater presents a new staging of Eugene O’Neill’s trilogy. Part Greek tragedy, part family play, part history play, O'Neill's drama mashes myth, Freudian psychology, and melodrama into a six hour epic.

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').

Previews start May 04 Entertaining Mr. Sloane 0 reviews
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Phoenix Theatre Ensemble presents Joe Orton's pitch-black comedy about a family whose drab existence is interrupted by the arrival of a new lodger, the enigmatic Mr. Sloane.

Previews start May 16 Antigone (Fusion Theatre) 0 reviews
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Fusion Theater's production merges two takes on Sophocles classic: Anouilh's 1944 political and moral drama, and Honegger's 1927 opera.

Previews start May 16 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nes... 0 reviews
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St. Bart's Players presents the play based on Ken Kesey’s 1962 novel about a rebellious psychiatric ward patient who struggles against social conformity and the authority of a tyrannical nurse.

Opens May 12 The 2nd Annual Edgar Allan Poe... 0 reviews
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Radiotheatre presents its second annual festival of short radio plays based on the work of the legendary 19th-century American master of horror.

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.')

Opens May 12 A Funny Thing Happened on the ... 0 reviews
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The Heights Players presents Sondheim's joyous, musical romp through Rome with desperate lovers, scheming neighbors, and secrets behind every toga.