Shows under $25 (28)
Ends May 10 Show Up 14 reviews
95 Overall Score

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

Ends Apr 01 Through the Darkness 17 reviews
93 Overall Score

The Workshop Theater presents a new history-inspired drama about the men and women who left everything behind, including their loved ones, to stay one step ahead of the Holocaust.

Ends May 20 In The Heights (Harlem Rep) 525 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 29 reviews
91 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 Apr 09 Diva: Live from Hell 20 reviews
89 Overall Score

Theater for the New City presents Sean Patrick Monahan's solo musical about a homicidal teenage diva doomed to retell his story for all eternity as a cabaret act in Hell.

Ends Jun 25 La Canción: The Musical 52 reviews
87 Overall Score

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

Ends Apr 01 Kevin!!!!! 15 reviews
86 Overall Score

Both spoof and tribute, Recent Cutbacks' highly theatrical parody of 'Home Alone' is intensely physical, imaginative, and silly, using only rudimentary props and costumes to recreate iconic moments from the film.

Ends May 23 In the Time of the Butterflie... 15 reviews
83 Overall Score

Repetorio Espanol presents the story of the Mirabal sisters standing up to one of history’s most notorious dictators; performed in Spanish with English subtitles.

Ends May 27 The Wizard of Oz (Harlem Rep) 43 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 Apr 02 On the Exhale 62 reviews
83 Overall Score

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the world premiere of a provocative one-woman drama exploring one of our country’s most divisive—and urgent—issues: gun violence. Starring Tony nominee Marin Ireland.

Ends Apr 15 Drunkle Vanya 56 reviews
83 Overall Score

Three Day Hangover presents a boozy, irreverent, and tragic take on Chekhov’s classic play "Uncle Vanya."

Ends Apr 23 Picnic 61 reviews
80 Overall Score

Transport Group revives William Inge's 1953 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, which examines the power of sex, class, and youth in our society. Featuring Tony winner Michele Pawk, and nominees John Cariani and Emily Skinner.

Ends Apr 26 Off the Top 29 reviews
80 Overall Score

Intellectual rapper Baba Brinkman and neuroscientist Dr. Heather Berlin explore the brain basis of improvisation and humor in this live comedy show featuring cutting-edge research and freestyle rhymes.

Open run Rule of 7x7 19 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 28 reviews
79 Overall Score

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

Ends Apr 01 Enemy of the People 28 reviews
78 Overall Score

The Barrow Group presents a brand-new adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s drama about a scientist forced to take on his hometown after discovering an environmental catastrophe.

Ends Apr 01 The Gravedigger's Lullaby 58 reviews
78 Overall Score

TACT presents a new drama about the life of an honest, hard-working gravedigger who sweats and bleeds to support his small family.

Ends Apr 02 Spill 22 reviews
78 Overall Score

Ensemble Studio Theatre presents a theatrical exploration of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, based on more than 200 hours of interviews collected in its aftermath.

Ends Apr 01 Sam & Dede, or My Dinner with ... 51 reviews
77 Overall Score

The Custom Made Theatre Co. presents the East Coast premiere of this absurdist two-hander about a young André the Giant hitching rides to school with Samuel Beckett.

Ends Jun 23 Wild Women of Planet Wongo 71 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!

Ends Apr 09 The Outer Space 59 reviews
73 Overall Score

Joe’s Pub at The Public presents a bittersweet and off-kilter new musical about a couple who join a colony in outer space. Directed by Tony nominee Leigh Silverman.

Ends Apr 09 King Lear (Secret Theatre) 12 reviews
67 Overall Score

The Secret Theatre presents a new take on Shakespeare's tragedy, reset in the world of New York City's wealthy real-estate titans. Starring Tony nominee Austin Pendleton as the title character.

Ends Apr 16 The War Boys 12 reviews
65 Overall Score

The Artists Crossing presents the New York premiere of Naomi Wallace's drama about three young Texans who spend their nights patrolling the US-Mexico border.

Open run Line 13 reviews
64 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.