Modern classic (NY Reviews) (22)

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
847 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

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

89
Excellent
11 Reviews
Ends Mar 12
NYC: Chelsea

John Douglas Thompson and Bill Irwin star in a new mounting of Samuel Beckett's classic tragicomedy.

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

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

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.

82
Great
1K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: East Village

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

82
Great
24 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Virtual

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

79
Good
759 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

Lea Michele stars as Fanny Brice in the classic musical comedy.

Score it Buy from $35
69
Middling
31 Reviews
Starts Feb 24
NYC: Midtown W

A revival of Tennessee Williiams' classic drama.

85
Excellent
1 Review
Opens Feb 23
NYC: Brooklyn

Oscar Isaac and Rachel Brosnahan star in the first revival of Lorraine Hansberry's final play.

65
Middling
1 Review
Ends Feb 19
NYC: East Village

A hybrid puppet-performed adaptation of Vaclav Havel's play translated and directed by Vit Horejs.

Score it Buy from $48
Unreviewed
Starts Mar 09
NYC: Upper W Side

A revival of the classic musical, featuring an updated book by acclaimed writer Aaron Sorkin.

Score it Buy from $30
Unreviewed
Opens Mar 27
NYC: Upper W Side

A grand cast is brought together to bring to life Strauss’s grand Viennese comedy. 

Score it Buy from $43
Unreviewed
Opens Mar 15
NYC: Midtown W

A revival of Jerry Herman's classic musical comedy starring Donna Murphy.

Score it Buy from $35
Unreviewed
Opens May 03
NYC: Midtown W

Encores' new concert revival of the timeless musical, based on Oliver Twist.

Score it Buy from $49
Unreviewed
Starts Feb 26
NYC: Midtown W

Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford star in a new revival of Stephen Sondheim's bloody good classic.

Score it Buy from $33
Unreviewed
Opens Mar 18
NYC: Brooklyn

A new production of Agatha Christie's bloody thriller.

Score it Buy from $39
Unreviewed
Opens May 11
NYC: Brooklyn

Sondheim's devilishly classic musical revue about killers.

Score it Buy from $79
Unreviewed
Starts Jun 2023
NYC: Midtown W

A new musical adventure, based on the 1985 blockbuster film of the same name.

Score it Buy from $45
Unreviewed
Starts Feb 13
NYC: Midtown W

A new production of Henrik Ibsen's classic drama, led by Academy Award® winner Jessica Chastain.

Score it Buy from $49
Unreviewed
Starts Feb 22
NYC: Midtown W

A Broadway transfer of the dramatic musical about the trial of Leo Frank, based on a true story.