Reviews of All Shows Running and Coming Soon in NYC (317)

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Open run Hamilton 8,590 reviews
97 Overall Score

Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip-hop infused tuner about Alexander Hamilton began at The Public Theater to rave reviews, then transferred to Broadway where it won eleven 2016 Tony Awards including Best Musical.

Opens Oct 01 Desperate Measures 18 reviews
95 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 Oct 01 How to Succeed as an Ethnicall... 16 reviews
94 Overall Score

Hypokrit Theatre Company and the Castillo Theatre present Zenobia Shroff's autobiographical solo show about her life as an Indian-American actress.

Open run Wicked 18,279 reviews
93 Overall Score

Now in its fourteenth year on Broadway, this all-ages spectacle follows the untold true story of the Witches of Oz.

Open run Dear Evan Hansen 2,920 reviews
93 Overall Score

'Dear Evan Hansen' is about how we share, like, and friend, love, feel, and survive in the modern world. Winner of six 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

Ends Sep 30 Show Up 41 reviews
93 Overall Score

After hit runs in NYC and Edinburgh, Peter Michael Marino's fully improvised solo show enjoys an encore run at Under St. Marks. 

Open run The Lion King 9,504 reviews
92 Overall Score

In Julie Taymor's Tony Award winning retelling of Disney's animated hit, puppets and live actors weave a dreamscape of jungle characters, creating the story of young Simba's rise to the throne.

Opens Oct 17 Snow 20 reviews
92 Overall Score

A.N.O.N. Productions brings back this drama featuring three separate story lines revolving around the famous 'Snow White' fairy tale.

Opens Oct 02 The Box Show 56 reviews
92 Overall Score

One woman. 25 characters. All inside a cupboard! In Dominique Salerno's solo show, the space is limited, but the comedic possibilities are endless. A hit at the 2016 NYC Fringe Festival.

Open run Hello, Dolly! 1,330 reviews
91 Overall Score

Bette Midler returns to Broadway in a revival of Jerry Herman's beloved musical costarring two-time Tony winner David Hyde Pierce. Winner of four 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Revival of a Musical.

Open run Come From Away 1,815 reviews
91 Overall Score

Direct from a successful North American pre-Broadway tour, this new musical tells the heartwarming true story of how a tiny Canadian town cared for thousands of grounded travelers in the wake of the 9/11 attacks.

Ends Oct 01 Beckett in the City: The Women... 6 reviews
91 Overall Score

Irish Arts Center invites you to experience the women who inhabit some of Beckett’s best-known short works in this site-specific performance.

Ends Oct 07 Petie 18 reviews
91 Overall Score

Theatre East's world premiere drama explores the often turbulent relationship between faith and mental health through the eyes of a mother and daughter.

Open run Beautiful: The Carole King Mus... 4,198 reviews
90 Overall Score

A new Tony Award winning musical based on Carole King's inspiring story, tracking her rise to stardom and featuring many of her award-winning songs.

Open run The Book of Mormon 8,800 reviews
90 Overall Score

From the creators of 'South Park,' a Tony Award-winning, bawdy, irreverent, hilarious, and heartfelt musical about two missionaries sent to deepest, darkest Africa to spread the good word.

Open run Then She Fell 175 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) 621 reviews
90 Overall Score

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

Opens Sep 27 Breeders 12 reviews
90 Overall Score

New Light Theater Project presents a comedy about the cozy cage of mainstreamed queerness, the surprising variety of things that can fit in one's mouth, and the tender savagery of ordinary devotion.

Previews start Nov 07 Pride and Prejudice (Primary S... 19 reviews
90 Overall Score

Primary Stages and Hudson Valley Shakespeare present a new stage incarnation of Jane Austen's classic novel, adapted by and starring Kate Hamill ('Vanity Fair,' 'Sense and Sensibility'). 

Ends Feb 25 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber... 526 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.

Ends Oct 29 Say Something Bunny! 13 reviews
89 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 Oct 28 Trump Lear 19 reviews
89 Overall Score

From the team behind 'David Carl's Celebrity One-Man Hamlet' comes this new Shakespeare-inspired solo show, with Carl forced to play Trump as King Lear—for Trump himself!

Ends Sep 30 A Piece of My Heart 20 reviews
89 Overall Score

Little Spoon, Big Spoon Productions presents a drama inspired by the true stories of women who served in the Vietnam War.

Ends Sep 27 Macbeth Muet 22 reviews
89 Overall Score

Part of Soho Playhouse's Fringe Encore Series: This textless, two-actor adaptation of Shakespeare's classic draws on silent cinema and Grand Guignol traditions.