Period Piece (71)

Open run Hamilton 7,812 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.

Ends Jun 23 En El Nombre de Salome 41 reviews
90 Overall Score

Repertorio Español presents a new play inspired by Julia Álvarez's epic novel about 19th-century Dominican poet Salomé Ureña de Henríquez. 

Open run Come From Away 984 reviews
89 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... 281 reviews
88 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 nominees Norm Lewis and Carolee Carmello.

Ends Jul 02 The Little Foxes 261 reviews
87 Overall Score

Manhattan Theatre Club revives Lillian Hellman’s classic drama about greed and ambition, starring three-time Tony Award nominee Laura Linney and Tony winner Cynthia Nixon alternating in the roles of Regina and Birdie.

Ends May 07 Angel & Echoes 71 reviews
86 Overall Score

These two timely one acts tell stories of women devastated by war who find ways to triumph on their own terms. Part of 59E59's annual Brits Off Broadway festival.

Ends Jun 18 Oslo 451 reviews
85 Overall Score

After a hit run last summer at Lincoln Center Theater's Off-Broadway house, J.T. Rogers' world premiere drama about the behind-the-scenes maneuvering that led to the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords transfers to Broadway.

Open run Natasha, Pierre & The Great Co... 1,579 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 with recording star Josh Groban in his Broadway debut.

Ends Jan 14 Miss Saigon 724 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 3,882 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 107 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 May 28 Cagney 510 reviews
84 Overall Score

'Cagney' follows the actor from his humble beginnings through his rise as a vaudeville song-and-dance man, to his superstardom in Hollywood.

Ends Apr 30 If I Forget 410 reviews
84 Overall Score

Roundabout Theatre Company presents Steven Levenson's new drama about the personal politics of family, heritage, and history, and the scars they leave behind. Starring Kate Walsh from 'Grey's Anatomy.'

Ends Apr 30 Luft Gangster 22 reviews
84 Overall Score

Nylon Fusion Theatre Company presents this WWII drama based on the true story of U.S. Army Air Corps veteran Sgt. Lou Fowler, the cousin of playwright/star Lowell Byers.

Ends Jun 25 Sunset Boulevard 723 reviews
83 Overall Score

Three-time Tony Award-winner Glenn Close returns to Broadway in her most iconic role, Norma Desmond, in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony-winning musical. 

Ends May 07 The Reckless Season 31 reviews
83 Overall Score

Boomerang Theatre Company presents the world premiere of this drama about four young people struggling with loss and uncertainty in their stifling hometown.

Open run Anastasia 314 reviews
82 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 Dec 31 The Play That Goes Wrong 527 reviews
82 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.'

Ends Dec 30 Bandstand 323 reviews
81 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.

Open run The Marvelous Wonderettes 137 reviews
80 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 May 14 The Price 423 reviews
80 Overall Score

Roundabout Theatre Company revives Arthur Miller’s drama about the struggle to make peace with the past. Starring three-time Oscar nominee Mark Ruffalo, three-time Tony nominee Tony Shalhoub, and Danny DeVito.

Ends Jul 02 Present Laughter 395 reviews
80 Overall Score

Tony and Oscar-winning actor Kevin Kline returns to Broadway in Noël Coward's classic comedy about a famous and self-obsessed actor whose comfortable life quickly spins out of control.

Opens May 04 Pacific Overtures 70 reviews
80 Overall Score

George Takei stars in Classic Stage Company's revival of Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's musical about a samurai and a fisherman caught up in the westernization of the East.

Opens Apr 30 The Roundabout 21 reviews
80 Overall Score

Cahoots Theatre Company presents a rare revival of this comedy about England in the '30s, when it looked as if the social order might be changing. Part of 59E59's annual Brits Off Broadway festival.