Period Piece (NY Reviews) (12)

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!

97
Must See!
11K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

The award-winning, hip-hop infused musical about America then, told by America now. 

Score it Buy from $76
91
Must See!
843 Reviews
Starts Nov 2022
NYC: Midtown W

The classic musical is presented in a new way – in Yiddish with English and Russian supertitles.

87
Excellent
531 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

The beloved musical classic returns in a new production starring Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster.

85
Excellent
1K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

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

84
Great
2K+ Reviews
Ends Sep 04
NYC: Midtown W

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

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.

72
Good
104 Reviews
Ends Sep 11
NYC: Chelsea

A young Irish boy escapes into a dream world in a musical adaptation of the modern literary classic.

58
Middling
42 Reviews
Ends Aug 20
NYC: Midtown E

A dark musical comedy about the end of the Roaring Twenties, and onset of the Great Depression.

Score it Buy from $37
83
Great
5 Reviews
Opens Nov 03
NYC: Upper W Side

The Met presents the 5-act Italian version of Verdi’s epic opera. 

Score it Buy from $35
Unreviewed
Opens Sep 21
NJ: Cape May

A dramatic retelling of the true story of escaped slave Harriet Powell's journey to freedom. 

Score it Buy from $69
Unreviewed
Starts Sep 16
NYC: Midtown W

The classic musical about the birth of America, featuring an all-female, non-binary and trans cast.

Score it Buy from $30
Unreviewed
Opens Sep 28
NYC: Upper W Side

A new production of the classic Mozart opera about the Trojan War.