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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 May 10 Chronicle of a Death Foretold ... 29 reviews
91 Overall Score

Repetorio Espanol presents a journey to the Colombia of Gabriel García Márquez that explores the grisly murder of an innocent man and the guilt of a village.

Ends Jan 14 Hello, Dolly! 442 reviews
91 Overall Score

Bette Midler returns to Broadway in a revival of Jerry Herman's beloved musical. Directed by four-time Tony winner Jerry Zaks and costarring two-time Tony winner David Hyde Pierce.

Open run The Book of Mormon 8,196 reviews
90 Overall Score

From the creators of 'South Park,' a Tony Award-winning, bawdy, irreverent, hilarious, and heartfelt musical about two missionaries sent to deepest, darkest Africa to spread the good word.

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. 

Open run Come From Away 984 reviews
89 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 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.

Open run Kinky Boots 5,602 reviews
88 Overall Score

This Tony-winning Best Musical, about a shoemaker whose business is saved by a wildly flamboyant clientele, features a score of catchy songs written by pop star Cyndi Lauper.

Open run The Phantom of the Opera 7,833 reviews
88 Overall Score

In this classic musical - the longest running in Broadway history - a hideously deformed man lives in the cellars of the Paris Opera and takes a beautiful soprano as a student.

Open run Avenue Q 3,841 reviews
88 Overall Score

Broadway's 2004 Tony Award winner for Best Musical continues its hilarious, puppet-filled run Off-Broadway at New World Stages.

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.

Open run Waitress 2,779 reviews
87 Overall Score

Inspired by the film of the same name, the Broadway musical 'Waitress' features songs by Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles, who is currently starring in the production. 

Ends Jul 02 The Little Foxes 261 reviews
87 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 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.

Open run Her Opponent 43 reviews
86 Overall Score

Prismal Productions presents a gender-bending recreation of excerpts from three of 2016’s deeply contentious presidential debates.

Open run Sistas - The Musical 93 reviews
85 Overall Score

A new musical that tells the story of African-American women through Top-40 music from the '30s through the '90s, including hits like "Oh, Happy Day," "Mama Said" and "I Will Survive."

Open run School of Rock - The Musical 2,255 reviews
85 Overall Score

Based on the hit Jack Black film, this musical comedy features songs by 'Jesus Christ Superstar' composer Andrew Lloyd Webber.

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.

Ends Jul 30 Puffs, or: Seven Increasingly ... 225 reviews
85 Overall Score

Potter changed the world forever. The Puffs were also there. 'Puffs" gives you a front-row seat to the sidelines of the world’s most famous magical journey.

Ends Sep 10 Indecent 480 reviews
85 Overall Score

Vineyard Theatre's critically acclaimed production of playwright Paula Vogel and director Rebecca Taichman's play about a controversial Yiddish show transfers to Broadway.