Period Piece (39)


Open run Hamilton (NYC) Midtown W
97 10,256 reviews

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 Jan 05 Fiddler on the Roof (In Yiddish) Midtown W
91 673 reviews

Experience 'Fiddler on the Roof' in a new way – in Yiddish, the language of Tevye and his family. Oscar and Tony Award-winner Joel Grey directs this production, presented with English and Russian supertitles.

Open run Jersey Boys (NYC) Midtown W
88 4,612 reviews

The hit musical about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, which won four Tony Awards including Best Musical, and ran for over 11 years on Broadway, is revived Off-Broadway.

88 966 reviews

Jeff Daniels stars as Atticus Finch in Aaron Sorkin’s Broadway adaptation of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel for Lincoln Center. Directed by Tony winner Bartlett Sher ('Fiddler on the Roof.')

Open run El Quijote Gramercy
87 12 reviews

Repertorio Espanol presents an adaptation of Miguel de Cervantes’ epic novel; presented in Spanish with English language subtitles.

Ends Sep 29 Cabaret (Gallery Players) Brooklyn
87 28 reviews

Gallery Players presents a staging of Kander and Ebb's musical classic, which centers around a Berlin nightclub, as the 1920s draw to a close.

86 125 reviews

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.

86 15 reviews

Repertorio Espanol presents a tragedy that unfolds in a cloistered world of women in 1930's Spain; presented in Spanish with English translation.

86 46 reviews

Repertorio Español presents this dramatization of a novel by Gabriel Garcia Marquez about a retired colonel whose pension, delayed 15 years by an overwhelming bureaucracy, becomes an obsession.

Ends Dec 11 Bette Davis Ain't For Sissies Gramercy
86 24 reviews

This 90-minute one-woman show, performed monthly at the Episcopal Actors' Guild, tells the story 1930s icon Bette Davis, on the night of the 1939 Academy Awards. 

Open run Golden Girls LIVE: On Stage! Midtown W
86 26 reviews

This loving parody of the beloved sitcom adds to the humor with an all-male cast portraying the silver-haired ladies live on stage as if they had never left their Miami home.  

85 514 reviews
This new musical follows The Temptations' extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Directed by two-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff ("Jersey Boys").
Open run Moulin Rouge! (Broadway) Midtown W
85 356 reviews

Based on Baz Luhrmann’s Oscar-winning film, and featuring many of its iconic songs, the world-premiere musical invites you to experience the sweeping grandeur of Paris’s most spectacular dance hall. (Past Reviews)

Ends Sep 28 Black Angels Over Tuskegee Midtown W
84 132 reviews

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

Open run Chicago (NYC) Midtown W
83 5,073 reviews

A long-running revival of Kander and Ebb's gritty, satirical musical about lust, treachery, and murder among chorus girls in '20s Chicago.

83 2,132 reviews

This long-running comedy offers a hybrid of Sherlock Holmes-style mystery and Monty Pythonesque antics.


Ends Sep 21 Decky Does a Bronco Midtown W
83 35 reviews

This U.S. premiere tragicomedy follows the lives of five nine-year-old boys spending their 1983 summer in Girvan, Scotland. One of the boys, David, reflects on their adventures and what it means to grow up.

In Previews: Opens Sep 21 Water, Water, Everywhere... Financial
83 14 reviews

In Exquisite Corpse Company’s performative exhibition, four overlapping storylines unfold in an immersive, interdisciplinary experience inspired by Governors Island’s past.

Ends Sep 29 Only Yesterday Midtown E
81 16 reviews

This intimate play brings to life a little-known night when John and Paul were becoming the most famous men on earth.

Ends Jan 19 Oklahoma! (Broadway) Midtown W
80 646 reviews

Over 75 years after Rodgers & Hammerstein reinvented the American musical, this is "Oklahoma!" as you’ve never seen it before – reimagined for the 21st century. Winner of the 2019 Tony for Best Musical Revival.

In Previews: Opens Sep 24 Caesar and Cleopatra Midtown W
80 34 reviews

Gingold Theatrical Group presents a rare revival of Shaw’s almost historical comedy "Caesar and Cleopatra."

Ends Nov 25 Valor, Agravio y Mujer Gramercy
79 41 reviews

Repertorio Español's 50th season kicks off with the U.S. premiere of this 17th-century Spanish comedy, a parody of the erotic myth of Don Juan.

In Previews: Opens Oct 01 The Great Society Upper W Side
74 60 reviews

Emmy winner Brian Cox stars as Lyndon B. Johnson in this companion piece to the Tony-winning "All The Way," which depicts the tumultuous times that led to the conclusion of the Johnson presidency.

Ends Oct 30 Unmaking Toulouse-Lautrec Greenwich V
72 19 reviews

Bated Breath Theatre Company invites you to experience the Belle Époque through the eyes of legendary post-impressionist painter Henri de Toulouse Lautrec in this immersive, environmental production.