Trending New Shows - Beyond Broadway (18)

Ends Jan 14 Addy & Uno 34 reviews
90 Overall Score

Realabilities' puppet musical for families about disabilities, bullying, and friendship returns for an encore presentation.

Ends Dec 31 Desperate Measures 514 reviews
90 Overall Score

The York Theatre Company presents a foot-stompin’, knee-slappin’ new musical set in the Old West that's inspired by Shakespeare's 'Measure for Measure.'

Ends Dec 03 People, Places, & Things 111 reviews
87 Overall Score

Denise Gough reprises her Olivier Award-winning role in the U.S. premiere of this drama, a raw, heartbreaking, and truthful performance about life spinning recklessly out of control.

Ends Dec 23 School Girls; or, The African ... 70 reviews
87 Overall Score

MCC Theater's buoyant and biting world-premiere comedy explores the universal similarities (and glaring differences) facing teenage girls across the globe. How far would you go to be queen bee?

Ends Feb 04 The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show 68 reviews
86 Overall Score

This page-to-stage hit returns to NYC for an encore run featuring puppet adaptations of four stories by children's author/illustrator Eric Carle.

Ends Jan 01 Christmas Spectacular Starring... 210 reviews
86 Overall Score

Radio City Music Hall presents its annual holiday extravaganza featuring the legendary Rockettes.

Ends Dec 09 Torch Song 309 reviews
86 Overall Score

Second Stage Theater revives Harvey Fierstein's Tony Award-winning play about the life of a Jewish drag queen in 1979 New York City. Starring Michael Urie ('Ugly Betty') and Oscar winner Mercedes Ruehl.

Ends Dec 03 Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train 173 reviews
86 Overall Score

Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Adly Guirgis ('Between Riverside and Crazy') begins his residency at Signature with a revival of his darkly comic meditation on redemption and faith.

Ends Jan 07 The Wolves 216 reviews
85 Overall Score

After two hit runs at Playwrights Realm, Lincoln Center Theater presents an encore engagement of Sarah DeLappe's drama about a suburban girls soccer team.

Ends Dec 03 Too Heavy for Your Pocket 73 reviews
84 Overall Score

Roundabout Underground presents this new drama about a young man in the early '60s who joins the Freedom Riders.

Ends Dec 10 Harry Clarke 58 reviews
84 Overall Score

Vineyard Theatre's world premiere solo show is a sexually charged comic thriller about a shy midwestern man leading an outrageous double life as the cocky Londoner Harry Clarke. Starring Tony winner Billy Crudup.

Ends Nov 26 Uncommon Sense 102 reviews
83 Overall Score

From Tectonic Theater Project, the creators of 'The Laramie Project,' 'Gross Indecency,' and '33 Variations,' comes 'Uncommon Sense,' a new play about living life on the autism spectrum.

Ends Jan 07 Shadowlands 46 reviews
83 Overall Score

From Fellowship for Performing Arts comes the unlikely and true love story of renowned Oxford scholar and Christian apologist C.S. Lewis and the much younger Joy Davidman, a divorced Jewish New Yorker.

Ends Dec 03 Oedipus El Rey 83 reviews
81 Overall Score

The Public Theater and the Sol Project present this new take on the classic Greek tragedy, set in South Central LA.

Ends Dec 30 The Imbible: Christmas Carol C... 39 reviews
80 Overall Score

The creators of 'The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking' present a comic, cocktail-filled holiday musical about Ebenezer Scrooge's post-'A Christmas Carol' adventures.

Ends Dec 10 Actually 59 reviews
80 Overall Score

Manhattan Theatre Club presents Anna Ziegler's deeply felt, comic, and thought-provoking play about two students who meet at a raucous party during their freshman year at Princeton.

Ends Jan 06 Pride and Prejudice (Primary S... 108 reviews
80 Overall Score

Primary Stages and Hudson Valley Shakespeare present a new stage incarnation of Jane Austen's classic novel, adapted by and starring Kate Hamill ('Vanity Fair,' 'Sense and Sensibility'). 

Ends Dec 10 A Deal 28 reviews
80 Overall Score

In Urban Stages' dark comedy, Mr. and Mrs. Li, like many new upper-middle-class Chinese families, are proud to give their daughter a life they could only dream of, but they soon realize she’s turning into a dangerous…