Women Center Stage (NY Reviews) (29)

Feminist shows on Broadway and beyond championing women & female-centric stories.

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From shows like 'Wicked' that celebrate female friendship, to theatre by feminist icons such as Caryl Churchill and Lynn Nottage, read New York Theatre reviews from our members and their picks for the best shows that celebrate women and female-centric stories that are running in and around New York right now!

93
Must See!
22K+ Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

This all-ages musical spectacle tells the untold true story of the Witches of Oz.

87
Excellent
2 Reviews
Ends Jun 30
NYC: West Village

Alison Leiby's show about a summer that began with a bang & ended with a trip to Planned Parenthood.

86
Excellent
148 Reviews
Ends May 29
NYC: East Village

A new musical from Shaina Taub taking an unflinching look at the early Suffragist movement. 

85
Excellent
651 Reviews
Ends Nov 2022
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NYC: Midtown W

An exuberant, pop celebration of 21st century girl power featuring the wives of Henry VIII.

85
Excellent
14 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Virtual

A solo show from Geraldine Hughes about her childhood growing up in war-torn Belfast in the 1980s.

83
Great
206 Reviews
Ends Aug 2022
NYC: Midtown W

Vanessa Williams, Rachel Dratch, Julie White, and more star in this world premiere comedy.

82
Great
78 Reviews
Ends May 29
NYC: Midtown W

A new musical about the "High Priestess of Soul," Nina Simone. 

81
Great
175 Reviews
Ends Sep 2022
NYC: Midtown W

A joyful musical that honors black women through history, set to top hits from the '30-'90s.

81
Great
48 Reviews
Ends Jun 26
NYC: Chelsea

New York premiere of a play shortlisted for the 2012 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize.

80
Great
260 Reviews
Ends Jun 05
NYC: Midtown W

Ntozake Shange's groundbreaking performance piece is reborn on Broadway. 

77
Good
284 Reviews
Ends May 29
NYC: Midtown W

Debra Messing stars in this heartfelt piece about the changes in one woman's life over a century.

77
Good
30 Reviews
Ends Jun 04
NYC: Midtown E

A comedy about motherhood, family, and doing what comes naturally.

75
Good
238 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Midtown W

Golden Globe nominee Beanie Feldstein stars as Fanny Brice in the classic musical comedy.

74
Good
37 Reviews
Ends Jun 05
NYC: Midtown W

Chronicles a decade of life during war, as best friends forever become friends long lost.

74
Good
17 Reviews
Ends Jun 05
NYC: Brooklyn

One woman’s life is split into two parallel paths in this contemporary musical.

71
Good
16 Reviews
Ends May 29
NYC: Midtown W

A musical story about the Karpovsky family and their encounters at airport lounges over two decades.

87
Excellent
1 Review
Ends Jun 05
NYC: Midtown W

Based on Maya Angelou's iconic autobiography, her story is brought to vivid life onstage.

80
Great
7 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Virtual

Keen Company is presents a newly commissioned audio play by playwright Pearl Cleage.

76
Good
9 Reviews
Open run
NYC: Virtual

Irish Rep presents this solo piece based of James Joyce's Ulysses' character Molly Bloom.

68
Middling
4 Reviews
Ends Jun 05
NYC: East Village

A world-premiere new version of Chekhov's classic masterpiece.

Score it Buy from $71
Unreviewed
Opens Jun 06
NYC: East Village

Part of Summerworks 2022, Clubbed Thumb's twice-delayed 25th mini-season of new plays.

Score it Buy from $71
Unreviewed
Opens Jun 22
NYC: East Village

Part of Summerworks 2022, Clubbed Thumb's twice-delayed 25th mini-season of new plays.

Score it Buy from $30
Unreviewed
Opens Jul 16
NYC: Brooklyn

A revival of the 1936 play written by Federico García Lorca right before he was killed.

Score it Buy
Unreviewed
Opens Jun 10
NYC: Midtown W

A rousing portrayal of intelligent women facing inconvenient truths.





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