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Ends May 10 Show Up 25 reviews
93 Overall Score

The Peoples Improv Theater presents Peter Michael Marino's bold new adventure: a fully improvised solo show.

Ends May 20 In The Heights (Harlem Rep) 564 reviews
91 Overall Score

Harlem Repertory Theatre revives Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award-winning musical in an intimate and expressionistic new production.

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. 

Ends May 14 Ragtime 11 reviews
89 Overall Score

The Gallery Players presents a revival of this musical portrait of early-20th-century NYC featuring intersecting stories of three families pursuing the American Dream. Based on E. L. Doctorow's acclaimed novel.

Opens May 16 Derren Brown: Secret 21 reviews
88 Overall Score

Atlantic Theater Company presents British mentalist and illusionist Derren Brown's new show featuring mind reading and other psychological illusions.

Ends May 28 Flight School The Musical 12 reviews
87 Overall Score

Based on the children's book of the same name, Vital Theatre's new musical is about a penguin who goes to flight school to learn how to fly.

Ends Jun 25 La Canción: The Musical 55 reviews
87 Overall Score

Repertorio Español presents an inspiring musical about the power of song and self-discovery.

Open run The Infinite Wrench 26 reviews
86 Overall Score

The New York Neo-Futurists present an ever-changing lineup of short plays, each written by a performer, honed by the ensemble, and randomly collaged with high-energy audience participation.

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 08 La Gringa 13 reviews
85 Overall Score

Repetorio Espanol presents Carmen Rivera’s iconic play about a woman visiting Puerto Rico, her family's homeland, for the first time; performed in Spanish with English subtitles.

84 Overall Score

A re-telling of C.S. Lewis' classic tale of Narnia, featuring just two performers who play all the characters that populate the epic story.

Ends Sep 09 The Wizard of Oz (Harlem Rep) 65 reviews
83 Overall Score

Harlem Repertory Theatre mounts a one-hour, family-friendly adaptation of the iconic 1939 MGM movie musical about a little girl from Kansas who journeys to the Land of Oz.

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.

Ends Apr 29 Of Mice and Men 19 reviews
82 Overall Score

The Onomatopoeia Theatre Company presents John Steinbeck's classic drama set in California during the Great Depression with migrant workers wandering the fertile valley in search of work.

Ends May 13 Burundanga 15 reviews
81 Overall Score

Repertorio Español presents a dark comedic adventure about secrets, lies, and the unexpected places they can take us.

Ends Jun 29 Happy Karaoke Fun Time 31 reviews
81 Overall Score

Under St. Marks presents this troupe of improvisers who create a brand-new, one-act musical at every performance.

Open run Rule of 7x7 20 reviews
79 Overall Score

The Tank presents an ongoing series that premieres 7 brand-new 10 minute plays by 7 different writers; includes a free beer with admission.

Ends Aug 12 A Brief History of Beer 32 reviews
79 Overall Score

Horse Trade presents 'A Brief History of Beer,' an hour-long, drinkeractive, time-travel adventure.

Open run Groundhog Day 657 reviews
79 Overall Score

Direct from its hit London run, this musicalization of the classic Bill Murray movie comes to Broadway starring Tony nominee Andy Karl, with songs by Tim Minchin ('Matilda') and directed by Tony winner Matthew Warchus.

Opens May 02 Fossils 13 reviews
77 Overall Score

59E59 and Bucket Club present the story of a scientist who must confront the mythical and monstrous to come to terms with the disappearance of her father. Part of Brits Off Broadway.

Ends Aug 30 Miles Thorn: Master Illusionist 52 reviews
75 Overall Score

After four sold-out limited runs in 2016, magician Miles Thorn returns to Times Square's Elektra Theatre with a brand-new show.

Ends Jun 16 Wild Women of Planet Wongo 75 reviews
74 Overall Score

Go on a wild, immersive ride at the return engagement of this retro sci-fi musical about two astronauts who land on an alien planet of sexy warrior women who’ve never seen men!

Open run Line 17 reviews
73 Overall Score

NYC's longest running play (since 1967!), Israel Horovitz's absurdist drama is about five people waiting in line for a mysterious event. Each person battles for first place, becoming increasingly vicious.

Ends May 07 That True Phoenix 18 reviews
73 Overall Score

Team Awesome Robot presents the world premiere of this bio-show about the improbable life of Italian librettist, poet, professor, and priest Lorenzo Da Ponte.