Period Piece (62)

Open run Hamilton 8,870 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 2,166 reviews
91 Overall Score

This Broadway sleeper hit musical tells the heartwarming true story a tiny Canadian town that cared for thousands of grounded travelers in the wake of the 9/11 attacks.

Ends May 27 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber... 665 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.

Ends May 18 En El Nombre de Salome 44 reviews
89 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 Jersey Boys 4,128 reviews
88 Overall Score

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.

Ends Jul 14 A Raisin in the Sun (Harlem Rep) 100 reviews
88 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.

Previews start Feb 27 Anything Goes (Musicals Tonight!) 21 reviews
88 Overall Score

Musicals Tonight! brings back its revival of Cole Porter's madcap musical comedy set upon an ocean liner heading from New York to London. 

Ends Jan 27 Memorare 92 reviews
88 Overall Score

In this this world premiere drama, a young Nigerian postulant arrives at a New York City convent for refuge, prayer, and a new beginning on a hot and tumultuous day in the summer of 1964.

Opens Feb 15 A Soldier's Play 9 reviews
87 Overall Score

Negro Ensemble Company remounts their production of  Charles Fuller's 1981 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama set at a segregated Louisiana Army base during World War II.

Ends Feb 25 X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Na... 97 reviews
86 Overall Score

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

Previews start Mar 29 Travesties 12 reviews
86 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 Feb 18 Josephine: A Burlesque Cabaret... 48 reviews
85 Overall Score

This solo show explores the life of international superstar Josephine Baker through theater, song, and burlesque. 

Previews start Feb 23 Angels in America (Broadway) 18 reviews
85 Overall Score

National Theatre's acclaimed revival of Tony Kushner’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork returns to Broadway starring two-time Tony winner Nathan Lane and Tony nominee Andrew Garfield.

Open run The Play That Goes Wrong 1,271 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.'

Ends Feb 17 Hindle Wakes 86 reviews
84 Overall Score

The Mint brings brings Houghton's 1910 comic drama to New York city for the first time in 95 years. A sly morality tale that mixes questions of ethics, class, custom, and morals into an effervescent fizz of comic

Open run Chicago 4,400 reviews
83 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 Anastasia 1,268 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 May 10 Valor, Agravio y Mujer 14 reviews
82 Overall Score

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.

Ends Feb 18 Miles for Mary 56 reviews
80 Overall Score

After a hit run at The Bushwick Starr, The Mad Ones' bittersweet missive about endurance and surrender in a late '80s American high school transfers to Playwrights Horizons.

Ends Mar 25 Farinelli and the King 284 reviews
80 Overall Score

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

Ends Mar 16 Cruel Intentions 96 reviews
80 Overall Score

Based on the classic novel, 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses,' and the sexy 90s teen drama, this jukebox musical features a selection of nostalgia-inducing ’90s hits including 'Lovefool' and 'Bittersweet Symphony.'

Open run A Bronx Tale 1,030 reviews
79 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.

Open run The Ryan Case 1873 13 reviews
79 Overall Score

Live In Theater presents an interactive murder mystery experience that plunges you into the dark underbelly of the Five Points neighborhood of 19th-century New York.

Open run The Marvelous Wonderettes 214 reviews
78 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.