Top Scoring - Beyond Broadway (52)
Ends May 20 In The Heights (Harlem Rep) 506 reviews
91 Overall Score

Harlem Repertory Theatre revives Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award-winning musical in an intimate and expressionistic new production.

Open run Then She Fell 127 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.

Open run Avenue Q 3,376 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 578 reviews
87 Overall Score

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

87 Overall Score

In the third chapter of the 'Big Gay Italian' trilogy, Anthony is approaching his 40's and is faced with the challenges of balancing his successful weight loss company with past and present relationships.

Ends Mar 26 Puffs, or: Seven Increasingly ... 120 reviews
87 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 Mar 31 Spamilton 201 reviews
86 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 Feb 05 The Beauty Queen of Leenane 69 reviews
86 Overall Score

Irish theater company Druid makes its BAM debut with a 20th-anniversary revival of Martin McDonagh’s Tony-nominated pitch-black comedy about a very dysfunctional mother-daughter relationship.

Ends Jan 29 The Dork Knight 79 reviews
86 Overall Score

Abingdon Theatre Company presents Jason O’Connell’s solo show tracing the ups and downs of his life through the prism of his love/hate relationship with the 'Batman' movies.

Ends Feb 04 1599 Project 52 reviews
85 Overall Score

Irondale presents an encore run of '1599 Project,' named for the year when Shakespeare penned 'Henry V,' 'Julius Caesar,' 'As You Like It,' and 'Hamlet'. The four (truncated) plays are mounted as one searing evening.

Opens Jan 26 The Liar 79 reviews
85 Overall Score

Classic Stage Company presents David Ives' adaptation of Pierre Corneille’s 'Le Menteur,' a 17th-century farce filled with misunderstandings and mistaken identities.

Open run Blue Man Group 773 reviews
84 Overall Score

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 Sistas - The Musical 76 reviews
84 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 Stomp 661 reviews
84 Overall Score

This family-friendly percussion show has been a part of New York's theatre scene since 1994 and uses everyday objects to celebrate the power of rhythm and the sheer joy of banging on things.

Open run Cagney 375 reviews
84 Overall Score

'Cagney' follows the actor from his humble beginnings through his rise as a vaudeville song-and-dance man, to his superstardom in Hollywood.

84 Overall Score

Playing in an authentic New York speakeasy, 'The Imbible' sweeps audiences along a 10,000-year journey through history accompanied by craft cocktails and the vocal stylings of The Backwaiters acapella group.

Ends Jan 29 I Like It Like That - A Musical 136 reviews
84 Overall Score

Puerto Rican Traveling Theater presents a new tuner about family and music in '70s New York, starring salsa sensation Tito Nieves. Part of Teatro Fest NYC 2016.

Ends May 27 The Wizard of Oz (Harlem Rep) 40 reviews
84 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 Feb 04 Jack of Hearts, Master of None 46 reviews
84 Overall Score

Mind the Art Entertainment presents the world premiere of this modern operetta about a chronic gambler and the seven women who shaped his life.

Open run Black Angels Over Tuskegee 86 reviews
83 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.

83 Overall Score

A re-telling of C.S. Lewis' classic tale of Narnia, featuring just two performers who play all the characters that populate the epic story.

Ends Apr 30 Not That Jewish 117 reviews
83 Overall Score

Emmy Award-winning writer and comedian, Monica Piper, stars in her autobiographical solo show about being Jew-"ish."

Open run Drunk Shakespeare 243 reviews
82 Overall Score

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.

Ends Feb 19 The Tempest (St. Ann's Warehouse) 36 reviews
82 Overall Score

St. Ann's Warehouse presents the final installment of Donmar Warehouse's trilogy of all-female Shakespeare productions set in a women’s prison. Directed by Tony nominee Phyllida Lloyd and featuring Harriet Walter.