Modern classic (37)

Open run Wicked 18,275 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 8,798 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.

Previews start Nov 07 Pride and Prejudice (Primary S... 19 reviews
90 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 Feb 25 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber... 525 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 8,598 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 Feb 27 Anything Goes (Musicals Tonight!) 18 reviews
88 Overall Score

Musicals Tonight! brings back its revival of Cole Porter's madcap musical comedy set upon an ocean liner heading from New York to London. 

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.

Opens Nov 30 A Christmas Carol (Summoners E... 19 reviews
86 Overall Score

Summoners Ensemble Theatre presents its fifth annual run of this one-man adaptation of Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic. Performed at the landmarked Merchant's House Museum.

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.

Previews start Feb 22 Angels in America (Broadway) 11 reviews
84 Overall Score

National Theatre's acclaimed revival of Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork returns to Broadway starring two-time Tony winner Nathan Lane and Tony nominee Andrew Garfield.

Open run Chicago 4,246 reviews
83 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.

Previews start Nov 18 The Dead, 1904 19 reviews
83 Overall Score

Irish Rep revives its immersive adaptation of James Joyce’s novella about a holiday gathering in 1904 Dublin, staged in a historic Victorian mansion.

Ends Oct 08 Annie (Gallery Players) 11 reviews
83 Overall Score

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

Ends Dec 30 Cats 3,030 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) 568 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.

Opens Oct 10 Time and the Conways 68 reviews
74 Overall Score

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').

Ends Oct 08 Rhinoceros (New Yiddish Rep) 13 reviews
59 Overall Score

New Yiddish Rep presents the Yiddish world premiere of Eugene Ionesco's absurdist classic about a small French village whose inhabitants start transforming into rhinos.

Ends Sep 24 Cabaret (The Heights Players) 1 reviews
90 Overall Score

The Heights Players presents a revival of Kander and Ebb's musical about the denizens of the Kit Kat Klub, a decadent, 1930s Berlin nightclub. Featuring iconic songs such as 'Willkommen' and the title tune.

Opens Sep 28 The Show-Off 5 reviews
53 Overall Score

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 Sep 26 Torch Song 0 reviews
- Overall Score

Second Stage Theater revives Harvey Fierstein's Tony Award-winning play about the life of a Jewish drag queen in 1979 New York City. Starring Michael Urie ('Ugly Betty') and Oscar winner Mercedes Ruehl.

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 Feb 28 Carousel 0 reviews
- Overall Score

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

Previews start Feb 27 Three Tall Women 0 reviews
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Edward Albee's 1994 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama comes to Broadway for the first time, starring two-time Oscar winner Glenda Jackson, Tony and three-time Emmy Award winner Laurie Metcalf, and Tony nominee Alison Pill.