Period Piece (64)

Open run Hamilton 8,102 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 1,319 reviews
90 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... 385 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 nominees Norm Lewis and Carolee Carmello.

Ends Jul 02 Lillian Hellman’s The Little F... 550 reviews
88 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 Oct 14 A RAISIN IN THE SUN (Harlem Rep) 88 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.

Open run Black Angels Over Tuskegee 114 reviews
85 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 Jul 16 Oslo 743 reviews
85 Overall Score

J.T. Rogers' drama chronicles the behind-the-scenes maneuvering that led to the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords. Winner of two 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Play.

Open run Natasha, Pierre & The Great Co... 1,924 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 1,000 reviews
84 Overall Score

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

Opens Jul 02 Of Human Bondage 11 reviews
84 Overall Score

Canada's Soulpepper Theatre Company presents the first-ever theatrical adaptation of W. Somerset Maugham's epic tale of lustful obsession and the pursuit of art.

Open run Chicago 3,986 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.

Ends Jun 25 Sunset Boulevard 980 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 Dec 31 The Play That Goes Wrong 736 reviews
83 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 609 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 Jul 02 Present Laughter 616 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.

Open run Bandstand 631 reviews
80 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 141 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 Jul 14 Bastard Jones 49 reviews
79 Overall Score

The Cell presents a new rock musical based on Henry Fielding’s bawdy 18th-century novel "The History of Tom Jones." A rollicking adventure of deception, misunderstanding, and bed-hopping.

Opens Jul 07 Spoon River 6 reviews
79 Overall Score

Canada's Soulpepper Theatre Company presents a musical adaptation of Edgar Lee Masters' 'Spoon River Anthology.'

Open run A Bronx Tale 752 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 Jun 27 Napoli, Brooklyn 94 reviews
76 Overall Score

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

Ends Jul 02 Bella: An American Tall Tale 127 reviews
74 Overall Score

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere of this musical adventure about a wanted woman of mythic proportions who looks to begin life anew in the Wild West.

Ends Jun 25 The Lucky One 165 reviews
74 Overall Score

The Mint Theater presents a rare revival of A. A. Milne's 1919 play exploring the antagonistic relationship between two brothers.