Reviews of Off-Broadway Shows Running and Coming Soon in NYC (182)

Open run Show-Score Sip N' Paint 9 reviews
97 Overall Score

Wine and showtunes? Yes, please! Come unwind with us as we un-cork our inner theater geek at Show-Score Sip N' Paint.

Ends Jun 06 Insider Access to the NYPL The... 10 reviews
93 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!

Ends Dec 20 Hold These Truths 25 reviews
92 Overall Score

Hang A Tale Theater Company presents this solo play inspired by the life of a real Japanese American, who fought against US government's efforts to set up internment camps during World War II. 

Ends Jan 14 Addy & Uno 39 reviews
91 Overall Score

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

Ends Dec 31 Desperate Measures 624 reviews
91 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 Feb 25 Tour of The Actors' Temple: Je... 10 reviews
91 Overall Score

If you are a theater fan, and are curious about Jewish influences on NYC theater, then join us for a tour of the historic Actors' Temple!  

Open run Then She Fell 184 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) 641 reviews
90 Overall Score

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

Ends Dec 27 A Christmas Carol (Summoners E... 16 reviews
90 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 28 Say Something Bunny! 30 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 May 27 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber... 624 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 Jersey Boys 4,099 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.

Open run Avenue Q 4,430 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) 96 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 30 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.

87 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.

Open run Sleep No More 784 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 70 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... 237 reviews
86 Overall Score

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

Ends Dec 31 School Girls; or, The African ... 106 reviews
86 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 Dec 17 Counting Sheep 64 reviews
86 Overall Score

After a successful international festival run, this Ukrainian guerrilla folk-opera comes to New York. An immersive theatrical experience that brings audiences inside the heart of the 2013-2014 Ukrainian revolution on…

Ends Dec 17 A Christmas Carol (MOD Theatre) 27 reviews
86 Overall Score

Seven performers bring 57 classic characters to life (or death) in MOD Theater Company's imaginative retelling of the Dickens holiday classic.