Reviews of Off-Broadway Shows Running and Coming Soon in NYC (195)

Opens Mar 01 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber... 50 reviews
94 Overall Score

Tooting Arts Club's hit immersive staging of Sondheim and Wheeler’s iconic musical thriller comes from Harrington’s, London’s oldest working pie and mash shop, to the Barrow Street Theatre.

Ends May 20 In The Heights (Harlem Rep) 519 reviews
91 Overall Score

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

Ends May 12 En El Nombre de Salome 20 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. 

Ends Mar 12 The Amazing Max 10 reviews
90 Overall Score

A return engagement of Max Darwin's popular magic and comedy show for kids and adults alike.

Open run Then She Fell 135 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 60 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.

Open run Avenue Q 3,478 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 Mar 05 Much Ado About Nothing (NYSX) 6 reviews
88 Overall Score

New York Shakespeare Exchange presents a contemporary take on the Bard's classic comedy filled with fake news, social media rumors, unlikely lovers, and secret enemies.

Open run Sleep No More 614 reviews
87 Overall Score

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

Ends Feb 26 Water on Mars 11 reviews
87 Overall Score

New Victory Theater presents this riotous performance of hypnotic juggling from the three-man troupe Plastic Boom.

Opens Mar 23 Kevin!!!!! 15 reviews
87 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 Jun 25 Puffs, or: Seven Increasingly ... 147 reviews
86 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 Apr 15 Georgie: My Adventures with Ge... 146 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.

Opens Feb 28 The View UpStairs 8 reviews
86 Overall Score

Invisible Wall Productions presents a provocative new musical about a vibrant '70s gay bar in New Orleans' French Quarter.

Open run Sistas - The Musical 79 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."

Opens Mar 02 C.S. Lewis On Stage: The Most ... 17 reviews
85 Overall Score

Fellowship for Performing Arts presents a one-man bio-show chronicling C.S. Lewis' journey from atheism to devout Christianity.

Ends Mar 31 Spamilton 219 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 30 Off the Top 6 reviews
85 Overall Score

Intellectual rapper Baba Brinkman and neuroscientist Dr. Heather Berlin explore the brain basis of improvisation and humor in this live comedy show featuring cutting-edge research and freestyle rhymes.

Ends Apr 08 Turning Page 5 reviews
85 Overall Score

Dixon Place presents Angelica Page's solo show about her mother, legendary actress Geraldine Page, whose sparkling career earned her eight Oscar nominations before her untimely 1987 death.

Open run Blue Man Group 804 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 Stomp 685 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.

84 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.

Open run Cagney 400 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

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.