Period Piece (69)

Open run Hamilton 8,500 reviews
97 Overall Score

Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip-hop infused tuner about Alexander Hamilton began at The Public Theater to rave reviews, then transferred to Broadway where it won eleven 2016 Tony Awards including Best Musical.

Open run Come From Away 1,688 reviews
91 Overall Score

Direct from a successful North American pre-Broadway tour, this new musical tells the heartwarming true story of how a tiny Canadian town cared for thousands of grounded travelers in the wake of the 9/11 attacks.

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.

Opens Jan 13 X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Na... 15 reviews
88 Overall Score

The Acting Company brings back this play dramatizing Malcolm X’s life and death.

Previews start Mar 29 Travesties 10 reviews
87 Overall Score
Roundabout Theatre Company presents the first Broadway revival of Tom Stoppard’s Tony Award-winning comedy direct from its hit runs at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory and on the West End.
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 Sep 29 Josephine: A Burlesque Cabaret... 7 reviews
86 Overall Score

Part of Soho Playhouse's Fringe Encore Series: This solo show explores the life of international superstar Josephine Baker through theater, song, and burlesque.

Ends Sep 03 Natasha, Pierre & The Great Co... 2,398 reviews
85 Overall Score

Inspired by a 70-page slice of Tolstoy’s 'War and Peace,' this immersive, Off-Broadway hit transfers to the Main Stem.

Ends Jan 14 Miss Saigon 1,267 reviews
85 Overall Score

Cameron Mackintosh’s new Olivier Award-nominated revival of this classic musical romance comes to Broadway for a limited engagement.

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.

Open run Black Angels Over Tuskegee 117 reviews
84 Overall Score

A docudrama about six heroes who became the first African-American aviators in the U.S. Air Force during an era of racial segregation.

Ends Dec 31 The Play That Goes Wrong 931 reviews
84 Overall Score

The 2015 Olivier Award winner for Best New Comedy arrives on Broadway. Welcome to the absolutely disastrous opening night of Cornley University Drama Society’s new show, 'The Murder at Haversham Manor.'

Open run Anastasia 900 reviews
83 Overall Score

Inspired by the Anastasia legend and two movies—including the 1997 animated film—this new musical is the romantic, adventure-filled story of a brave young woman attempting to uncover her past.

Ends Oct 01 J&K: 1965 28 reviews
83 Overall Score

Live in Theater presents an immersive, outdoor theater piece inspired by 'Life' magazine's 1965 photo essay about two New York City junkies: John and Karen.

Ends Sep 17 Bandstand 923 reviews
82 Overall Score

Set in the swing-fueled nightclubs of post-WWII America, this against-all-odds story of a singer/songwriter and his band of mismatched fellow vets comes to Broadway. Starring two-time Tony nominee Laura Osnes.

Previews start Dec 05 Farinelli and the King 10 reviews
80 Overall Score

Oscar and three-time Tony winner Mark Rylance returns to Broadway in this new drama about King Phillippe V of Spain and his bond with a legendary castrato. 

Open run The Marvelous Wonderettes 147 reviews
79 Overall Score

A revival of the nostalgic revue, set at a 1958 high school prom where we meet The Wonderettes, four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts.

Ends Aug 27 Lost and Guided 26 reviews
79 Overall Score

The Angle Project presents this universal story of love, friendship, and the struggle for happiness inspired by interviews with Syrian refugees living in the U.S.

Open run A Bronx Tale 870 reviews
78 Overall Score

Based on Chazz Palminteri's solo show which inspired the 1993 film, this new musical is co-directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony winner Jerry Zaks, with songs by Alan Menken.

Opens Aug 24 The Suitcase Under the Bed 112 reviews
76 Overall Score

The Mint Theater Company presents four short plays (including three world premieres) by late Irish dramatist Teresa Deevy.

Ends Aug 27 Napoli, Brooklyn 272 reviews
75 Overall Score

The Roundabout Theatre Company presents a new play about sisterhood, freedom, and forgiveness set in 1960s Brooklyn.

Opens Oct 11 The Cooping Theory: Who Killed... 22 reviews
74 Overall Score

Poseidon Theatre Company revives this immersive, Poe-centric experience in a Brooklyn speakeasy for the Halloween season.

Open run The Lombardi Case 1975 11 reviews
74 Overall Score

Live In Theater presents an interactive murder mystery experience set in the underworld of 1970s New York City.

Previews start Sep 29 Frankenstein the Musical 36 reviews
70 Overall Score

Be Bold! Productions revives its musical adaptation of Mary Shelley's horror classic. Obsession, desire, and ambition are explored through the eyes of a mad scientist and his ungodly creation.