Reviews of Off-Broadway Shows Running and Coming Soon in NYC (153)

Open run Judy Garland LIVE in Concert 6 reviews
92 Overall Score

Iconic star of stage and screen Judy Garland comes alive when tribute artist Peter Mac steps into her ruby slippers.

Ends Jan 05 Fiddler on the Roof (In Yiddish) 489 reviews
91 Overall Score

Experience 'Fiddler on the Roof' in a new way – in Yiddish, the language of Tevye and his family. Oscar and Tony Award-winner Joel Grey directs this production, presented with English and Russian supertitles.

Ends Jun 09 Luzia 21 reviews
91 Overall Score

Cirque du Soliel's new show takes you to an imaginary Mexico, like in a waking dream, where light (“luz” in Spanish) quenches the spirit and rain (“lluvia”) soothes the soul.

Open run Then She Fell 213 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 02 Addy & Uno 66 reviews
90 Overall Score

Through puppets and soaring music, this heartfelt and comic musical for families explores disability, kindness, and resilience.

Ends Jun 01 In The Heights (Harlem Rep) 674 reviews
89 Overall Score

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

Ends Aug 18 Queen of Hearts 76 reviews
89 Overall Score

Company XIV invites you to fall down the rabbit hole with this reimagining of Lewis Carroll’s "Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland" featuring their signature blend of circus, opera, magic, baroque dance, and cocktails.

Ends Jun 01 The Seagull (The Russian Arts ... 12 reviews
89 Overall Score

The Russian Arts Theater presents Anton Chekhov's masterpiece "The Seagull," a tragicomedy that explores the love and misunderstandings between lovers, friends, mothers, sons, and servants.

Open run Jersey Boys (NYC) 4,500 reviews
88 Overall Score

The hit musical about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, which won four Tony Awards including Best Musical, and ran for over 11 years on Broadway, is revived Off-Broadway.

Ends May 26 Avenue Q (NYC) 4,948 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 22 Say Something Bunny! 99 reviews
88 Overall Score

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

Ends Jun 08 A Raisin in the Sun (Harlem Rep) 112 reviews
87 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.

87 Overall Score

Repertorio Español presents this dramatization of a novel by Gabriel Garcia Marquez about a retired colonel whose pension, delayed 15 years by an overwhelming bureaucracy, becomes an obsession.

Open run Distorted Diznee 30 reviews
87 Overall Score

This long-running late night spectacle is an outrageous Las Vegas-style drag revue parody of some of America's most beloved animated classics. 

Open run El Credito 46 reviews
87 Overall Score

Repertorio Espanol presents this comic drama about an ordinary man and his attempts to secure a small bank loan that is absolutely necessary for him to continue on with his life. 

Ends May 25 A Streetcar Named Desire (The ... 6 reviews
87 Overall Score

This immersive new staging of the Tennessee Williams classic features the first Genderqueer actor in the iconic role of Blanche DuBois.

Previews start Jun 19 Rock of Ages 430 reviews
86 Overall Score

The original Broadway hit production is back to celebrate its 10th anniversary. This five-time Tony Award-nominated musical features an electric score full of classic ‘80s rock anthems.

Open run Sleep No More 940 reviews
86 Overall Score

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

Ends Aug 18 Bette Davis Ain't For Sissies 21 reviews
86 Overall Score

This 90-minute one-woman show, performed monthly at the Episcopal Actors' Guild, tells the story 1930s icon Bette Davis, on the night of the 1939 Academy Awards. 

Ends May 26 The Day I Became Black 94 reviews
86 Overall Score

Does a young comedian have to get rid of his whiteness in order to be the color he's "supposed" to be? Hear Bill Posley weigh in on the modern-day conversation about race from a unique perspective.

Ends Jun 21 Juno and the Paycock 50 reviews
86 Overall Score

Sean O’Casey’s 1924 drama offers a devastating portrait of wasted potential in a Dublin torn apart by the chaos of the Irish Civil War. Get prime orchestra seats for only $55 (regularly $70) when you buy a Show-Score…

Ends May 25 Caroline, or Change 51 reviews
86 Overall Score

This musical from Jeanine Tesori and Tony Kushner tells the story of a remarkable but uneasy friendship between a young Jewish boy and his family’s Black maid in 1963 Louisiana. 

Ends Jun 16 Enter Laughing: The Musical 113 reviews
86 Overall Score

Based on Carl Reiner’s semi-autobiographical novel and Joseph Stein’s stage adaptation, this comic musical careens through the misadventures of a star-struck, stage-struck, woman-struck teenager in 1930s New York.

Open run La Cancion: The Musical 70 reviews
85 Overall Score

Repertorio Español presents an inspiring musical about the power of song and self-discovery.