Reviews of All Shows Running and Coming Soon in NYC (248)

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Open run Hamilton 6,830 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 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.

Open run Wicked 15,183 reviews
93 Overall Score

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

Open run Dear Evan Hansen 1,174 reviews
93 Overall Score

The smash Off-Broadway musical about how we share, like, and friend, love, feel, and survive in the modern world transfers to the Main Stem.

Open run The Lion King 7,601 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.

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 Feb 26 Broken Bone Bathtub 16 reviews
91 Overall Score

Solo artist Siobhan O'Loughlin returns to NYC with an immersive theater experience that explores themes of trauma, suffering, human generosity, and connection.

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. 

Open run Beautiful: The Carole King Mus... 3,304 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 7,419 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.

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.

Opens Mar 12 Come From Away 202 reviews
90 Overall Score

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 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.

Ends Mar 12 Jitney 294 reviews
89 Overall Score

Manhattan Theatre Club presents the Broadway debut of August Wilson’s award-winning play about a group of African-American cab drivers eking out a living in '70s Pittsburgh.

Open run Kinky Boots 4,921 reviews
88 Overall Score

This Tony-winning Best Musical, about a shoemaker whose business is saved by a wildly flamboyant clientele, features a score of catchy songs written by pop star Cyndi Lauper.

Open run The Phantom of the Opera 6,786 reviews
88 Overall Score

In this classic musical - the longest running in Broadway history - a hideously deformed man lives in the cellars of the Paris Opera and takes a beautiful soprano as a student.

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.

Open run Waitress 2,112 reviews
87 Overall Score

Inspired by the film of the same name, the new Broadway musical 'Waitress' features songs by Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles and stars Tony winner Jessie Mueller.

Previews start Mar 23 Oslo 183 reviews
87 Overall Score

After a hit run last summer at Lincoln Center Theater's Off-Broadway house, J.T. Rogers' world premiere drama about the behind-the-scenes maneuvering that led to the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords transfers to Broadway.

Previews start Apr 04 Indecent 165 reviews
87 Overall Score

Vineyard Theatre's critically acclaimed production of playwright Paula Vogel and director Rebecca Taichman play with about a controversial Yiddish show transfers to Broadway.

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.