SHOWS WITH PERFORMANCES IN OCTOBER (84)

See what’s playing near you or explore new neighborhoods while seeing great theater!

Open run La Breve y Maravillosa Vida de... NYC: Gramercy
90 43 reviews

Marco Antonio Rodríguez’s adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel will debut at Repertorio Español in the fall. Performed in Spanish with English supertitles.

Ends Dec 28 Pinkalicious NYC: Midtown W
73 51 reviews

A musical for children aged 2 - 10 based on the best selling books about a girl who loves pink cupcakes so much, that she ends up turning pink from head to toe!

Ends Nov 23 Broadbend, Arkansas NYC: Midtown W
77 100 reviews

In Transport Group’s world premiere musical, an African-American family grapples with decades of inequality, violence, and suppression in the South.

Open run El Quijote NYC: Gramercy
86 13 reviews

Repertorio Espanol presents an adaptation of Miguel de Cervantes’ epic novel; presented in Spanish with English language subtitles.

Open run The Infinite Wrench NYC: East Village
82 55 reviews

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.

Open run El Coronel No Tiene Quien le E... NYC: Gramercy
86 48 reviews

Repertorio Español presents this dramatization of a novel by Gabriel Garcia Marquez about a retired colonel whose pension, delayed 15 years by an overwhelming bureaucracy, becomes an obsession.

Open run Blue Man Group NYC: East Village
82 1,398 reviews

The "blue men's" nonverbal performance explores themes of alienation, depersonalization, and paint. Comedy, music, and paint collide in a circus of imagination.

Open run Jersey Boys (NYC) NYC: Midtown W
88 4,695 reviews

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 Nov 24 Is This A Room NYC: Gramercy
78 82 reviews

Vineyard Theatre presents a new play staging the verbatim transcript of the FBI interrogation of Russian election hacking whistleblower Reality Winner.

Ends Dec 08 FEAR NYC: West Village
76 124 reviews

This world premiere psychological drama centers around a little girl’s disappearance. The cast features Obi Abili (“Billions,” Irish Rep’s "The Emperor Jones") and Enrico Colantoni (“Veronica Mars”).

Ends Dec 01 Forbidden Broadway: The Next G... NYC: Upper W Side
81 78 reviews

After a five-year absence, an all-new edition of Gerard Alessandrini’s musical spoof of all things theatre returns to New York for a 10-week limited engagement. Note: there is a 2 drink minimum for this venue.

Ends Jan 18 Pippin (Harlem Rep) NYC: Harlem
76 6 reviews

Harlem Repertory Theatre presents the Tony-winning musical classic, which tells the story of a young prince on his search for meaning and significance.

Open run Sleep No More NYC: Chelsea
86 986 reviews

A unique award-winning theatrical event: a site-specific Macbeth-meets-Hitchcock performance piece by Britain's Punchdrunk.

Ends Dec 21 Black Angels Over Tuskegee NYC: Midtown W
85 133 reviews

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 Nov 24 Games NYC: Soho/Tribeca
82 92 reviews

1936, Berlin. When Jewish athlete Helene Mayer is selected for the Nazis' Olympic Squad, she realizes she is fighting for much more than gold.

Open run La Cancion: The Musical NYC: Gramercy
85 72 reviews

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

Ends Nov 18 Rap Guide to Consciousness NYC: Soho/Tribeca
82 153 reviews

After a successful run at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Baba Brinkman brings his latest hip-hop comedy to the SoHo Playhouse. In it, he shines a light on free will, brain cells, and the science of consciousness.

Ends Jan 05 Say Something Bunny! NYC: Chelsea
87 114 reviews

UnionDocs presents Alison S.M. Kobayashi's multimedia solo piece inspired by an amateur audio recording made over 60 years ago.

Ends Jan 28 Frankenstein (Write Act Repert... NYC: Midtown W
65 27 reviews

Write Act Repertory's production of Mary Shelley's classic Gothic horror classic is a sweeping, romantic musical faithful to the novel in its exploration of the question: "Without love, what is life?"

Open run El Credito NYC: Gramercy
87 46 reviews

Repertorio Espanol presents this comic drama about an ordinary man and his attempts to secure a small bank loan that is absolutely necessary for him to continue on with his life. 

Ends Jan 19 Little Shop of Horrors (Westsi... NYC: Midtown W
90 177 reviews

"Little Shop of Horrors" returns to its off-Broadway roots in a new production starring Emmy winner Tammy Blanchard, Tony nominee Jonathan Groff, and two-time Tony winner Christian Borle. 

Open run Drunk Shakespeare NYC: Midtown W
82 551 reviews

An actor drinks heavily (in the vein of Comedy Central's 'Drunk History') and then tries to corral others into enacting a story by the Bard.

Open run Rule of 7x7 NYC: Midtown W
78 23 reviews

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 Nov 24 The Michaels NYC: East Village
77 69 reviews

Tony Award-winning playwright/director Richard Nelson returns to The Public with the next installment of his Rhinebeck Panorama, exploring the rich humanity within the incidental moments of a single day.