Show-Score members highly recommend these lower-profile gems.

Open run Broadway Sip N' Paint 27 reviews
94 Overall Score

Wine and showtunes? Yes, please! Come unwind with us as we un-cork our inner theater geek at Broadway Sip N' Paint.

Ends Dec 23 Show Up, Kids! 21 reviews
94 Overall Score

From Peter Michael Marino, the creator of the improvised comedy "Show Up," comes this interactive twist on the traditional kids show.

92 Overall Score

Join the NYPL's theater curator for a behind-the-scenes tour of the fabulous collection at Lincoln Center. A must-do for theater fans!

Open run Then She Fell 202 reviews
90 Overall Score

An immersive theater experience that involves a hospital ward, the writings of Lewis Carroll, and just 15 audience members per show out in Brooklyn. Ages 21 and over only.

Ends Nov 18 Fiddler on the Roof (National ... 183 reviews
90 Overall Score

Experience 'Fiddler on the Roof' in a new way – in Yiddish, the language of Tevye and his family. Oscar and Tony Award-winner Joel Grey directs this production, presented with English and Russian supertitles.

Open run Jersey Boys (NYC) 4,299 reviews
88 Overall Score

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.

Open run Avenue Q (NYC) 4,723 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.

Ends Jan 27 Say Something Bunny! 81 reviews
88 Overall Score

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

88 Overall Score

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.

Ends Oct 20 The Man In the Woman’s Shoes 20 reviews
88 Overall Score

In this solo show, writer and performer Mikel Murfi creates a tender and comic portrait of an Irish community, focusing on its bashful, solitary cobbler.

Ends Dec 01 A Raisin in the Sun (Harlem Rep) 106 reviews
87 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.

Ends Oct 28 Desperate Measures 1,070 reviews
87 Overall Score

After a hit run at the York Theatre, this madcap, wild musical, set in the Old West and inspired by Shakespeare's 'Measure for Measure,' re-opens at New World Stages for an open-ended run.

Open run Distorted Diznee 23 reviews
87 Overall Score

This long-running late night spectacle is an outrageous Las Vegas-style drag revue parody of some of America's most beloved animated classics. 

Open run El Credito 44 reviews
87 Overall Score

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 Nov 04 On Beckett 55 reviews
87 Overall Score

Tony Award-winner, and MacArthur Fellow Bill Irwin explores his relationship with the work of Samuel Beckett in this New York premiere solo show presented by Irish Repertory Theatre.

Ends Jan 06 Bette Davis Ain't For Sissies 11 reviews
87 Overall Score

This 90-minute one-woman show, performed monthly at the Episcopal Actors' Guild, tells the story 1930s icon, Bette Davis, on the night of the 1939 Academy Awards. 

Open run Sleep No More 867 reviews
86 Overall Score

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

Open run The Business of Broadway 28 reviews
86 Overall Score

How does a show make it to Broadway? Join us for a Salon with Jessica Genick, a well-known producer of ten Broadway shows and her big-time guests! 

86 Overall Score

An all-new incarnation of the record-breaking Broadway hit revue celebrates the best songs of the legendary song writing duo, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.

Ends Oct 28 Ferdinand: Boylesque Bullfight 80 reviews
86 Overall Score

Company XIV re-imagines the 1936 classic children’s tale by Munro Leaf as an erotic all-male baroque-burlesque spectacle. 

Ends Dec 13 The House of Bernarda Alba (La... 15 reviews
85 Overall Score

Repertorio Espanol presents a tragedy that unfolds in a cloistered world of women in 1930's Spain; presented in Spanish with English translation.

84 Overall Score

For years a certain boy wizard went to Wizard School. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs...who just happened to be there too. A play for anyone who has never been destined to save the world.

Ends Oct 28 What the Constitution Means to Me 151 reviews
84 Overall Score

This witty and searingly personal exploration of the Constitution strives to breathe new life into our founding document and imagine how it will shape the next generation of American women.

Ends Oct 28 Uncle Vanya (Hunter Theater Pr... 140 reviews
84 Overall Score

The Hunter Theater Project presents its inaugural production, a staging of a new translation of Anton Chekhov’s classic drama, directed by Richard Nelson.