Period Piece (NY Reviews) (11)

Shows on Broadway and beyond that take you back in time.

Let Show-Score's community of avid theatre fans tell you the best New York City theatre shows that are set in the past! Read Theatre reviews from our members and their picks for the best period theatre shows running right now!

96
Must See!
14K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

A revolutionary story of passion, unstoppable ambition, and the dawn of a new nation.

92
Must See!
616 Reviews
Ends Jun 2024
NYC: Midtown W

Jeremy Strong & Michael Imperioli lead a gripping revival about betrayal amid a small town's crisis.

90
Excellent
525 Reviews
Opens Apr 25
NYC: Midtown W

Experience 1920s opulence with Jeremy Jordan & Eva Noblezada in a musical take on the classic novel.

88
Excellent
674 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

This new musical adapts Nicholas Sparks' novel about enduring love, with music by Ingrid Michaelson.

88
Excellent
4K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

This Tony Award winning farce portrays the doomed opening night of The Murder at Haversham Manor.

87
Excellent
3K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

A world premiere musical based on Baz Luhrmann’s Oscar-winning film, featuring its iconic songs.

85
Excellent
7K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

A long-running revival of Kander and Ebb's satirical musical about lust, treachery, and murder.

85
Excellent
31 Reviews
Ends May 22
NYC: Gramercy

An adaptation of Miguel de Cervantes’ epic novel.

85
Excellent
5 Reviews
Ends Apr 21
NYC: East Village

Tech-infused tragedy explores ancient tongues, modern crisis at La MaMa.

78
Good
3 Reviews
Opens Apr 19
NYC: Midtown W

Musicals Tonight! revival of a musical exploring the competitive world of the music industry.

Score it Buy from $35
Unreviewed
Starts Jun 12
NYC: Midtown W

A sung-through musical, poignantly depicting the shattered dreams of those aboard the titular ship.