Reviews of Off-Broadway Shows Running and Coming Soon in NYC (179)

Ends Jun 06 Insider Access to the NYPL The... 9 reviews
92 Overall Score

Join the NYPL's theater curator for a behind-the-scenes tour of the fabulous collection at Lincoln Center. A must-do for theater fans!

Open run Then She Fell 178 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 Jan 13 In The Heights (Harlem Rep) 635 reviews
90 Overall Score

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

Ends Jan 28 Say Something Bunny! 23 reviews
90 Overall Score

UnionDocs presents Alison S.M. Kobayashi's multi-media solo piece inspired by an amateur audio recording made over 60 years ago.

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 May 27 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber... 599 reviews
89 Overall Score

Tooting Arts Club's immersive staging of Sondheim and Wheeler’s iconic musical thriller transfers from London to NYC's Barrow Street Theatre. Now starring Tony nominee Carolee Carmello.

Open run Avenue Q 4,394 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 Jul 14 A Raisin in the Sun (Harlem Rep) 94 reviews
88 Overall Score

Harlem Rep presents Lorraine Hansberry's classic play about a working-class African-American family that faces financial salvation or personal ruin after receiving a substantial insurance payment.

Previews start Feb 27 Anything Goes (Musicals Tonight!) 20 reviews
88 Overall Score

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

Opens Jan 13 X: Or, Betty Shabazz v. The Na... 15 reviews
88 Overall Score

The Acting Company brings back this play dramatizing Malcolm X’s life and death.

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?

Open run Sleep No More 778 reviews
86 Overall Score

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

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.

Opens Nov 30 A Christmas Carol (Summoners E... 20 reviews
86 Overall Score

Summoners Ensemble Theatre presents its fifth annual run of this one-man adaptation of Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic. Performed at the landmarked Merchant's House Museum.

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 Dec 08 Blind Spot 16 reviews
86 Overall Score

Repertorio Español presents a drama about an undocumented immigrant fighting for his version of the American Dream.

Ends Dec 16 The Making of Come From Away (... 37 reviews
86 Overall Score

Broadway Producer Jessica Genick leads this Salon about "Come From Away". Learn all about the development of the hit Broadway musical and its thrilling journey to Broadway.

Ends Dec 09 Animal Wisdom 13 reviews
86 Overall Score

The Bushwick Starr and West Yorkshire Playhouse present the world premiere of this music-theater piece: a lo-fi, idiosyncratic, folk-blues requiem written from theoretical or actual (you decide) conversations with the…

85 Overall Score

For years a certain boy wizard went to Wizard School. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs...who just happened to be there too. A play for anyone who has never been destined to save the world.

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.