Top Scoring - Beyond Broadway (75)
Ends May 10 Chronicle of a Death Foretold ... 24 reviews
95 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 May 10 Show Up 13 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 Mar 26 Anything Goes (Musicals Tonight!) 12 reviews
92 Overall Score

Musicals Tonight! presents a revival of Cole Porter's madcap musical comedy set upon an ocean liner heading from New York to London. 

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. 

Open run Then She Fell 140 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 Jun 30 Curtain Up: A Special Event 69 reviews
90 Overall Score

Curtain Up is an exhibition created in partnership between the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and London's V&A celebrating 40 Years of theater in both cities.

Ends Apr 28 Aunt Julia and the Scriptwrite... 28 reviews
89 Overall Score

Repertorio Español presents the story of Aunt Julia, who falls into an affair with her nephew, shocking her family and community. Performed in Spanish with English subtitles.

Ends Dec 31 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber... 147 reviews
89 Overall Score

Tooting Arts Club's immersive staging of Sondheim and Wheeler’s iconic musical thriller transfers from London’s oldest working pie shop to NYC's Barrow Street Theatre.

Opens Apr 04 Daniel's Husband 36 reviews
89 Overall Score

Primary Stages takes an unflinching look at how we choose to tie the knot—or not—through the story of Daniel and Mitchell, a seemingly perfect couple with different views on marriage.

Open run Avenue Q 3,534 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.

Open run Sleep No More 650 reviews
87 Overall Score

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

Ends Jun 08 La Gringa 10 reviews
87 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 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 Mar 26 887 25 reviews
86 Overall Score

BAM presents Ex Machina's high-tech solo show created by and starring renowned director Robert Lepage about his childhood at 887 Murray Avenue, Quebec City, Canada.

Ends Apr 23 Cry Havoc! 24 reviews
86 Overall Score

Bedlam presents Stephan Wolfert's solo show in which he weaves personal stories of his military service with some of Shakespeare’s most famous speeches.

Ends Apr 15 Georgie: My Adventures with Ge... 174 reviews
86 Overall Score

The NYC premiere of Ed Dixon's solo show about his 20-year friendship with two-time Tony-winning character actor George Rose.

Open run Sistas - The Musical 80 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."

Ends Jul 30 Puffs, or: Seven Increasingly ... 178 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 May 14 Spamilton 232 reviews
85 Overall Score

The Triad presents a satirical musical about the biggest hit on Broadway, written and directed by Gerard Alessandrini, the funnyman behind 'Forbidden Broadway.' 

Ends Mar 26 Sweet Bird of Youth 13 reviews
85 Overall Score

Gallery Players presents Tennessee Williams' 1959 drama about a drifter who returns home with a former film star on his arm.

Open run Black Angels Over Tuskegee 96 reviews
84 Overall Score

A docudrama about six heroes who became the first African-American aviators in the U.S. Air Force during an era of racial segregation.