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

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Open run Hamilton 8,405 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.

Ends Aug 12 Trump Lear 14 reviews
94 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!

Open run Wicked 17,985 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 2,685 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.

Open run The Lion King 9,298 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 Aug 19 15 Villainous Fools 25 reviews
92 Overall Score

Following a run at FringeNYC 2016, this farcical, two-woman adaptation of Shakespeare's 'The Comedy of Errors' returns to New York City. 

Ends Jul 30 Julius Caesar (Gallery Players) 10 reviews
92 Overall Score

The Gallery Players present a streamlined staging of Shakespeare's story of ambition, duty, and political intrigue, which plays out in 16 scenes that use every corner of the troupe's Park Slope venue.

Ends Aug 26 The Amazing Max 15 reviews
91 Overall Score

A return engagement of Max Darwin's popular magic and comedy show for kids and adults alike.

Ends Jan 14 Hello, Dolly! 1,044 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.

Ends Jul 30 Play Like A Winner (NYMF) 14 reviews
91 Overall Score

Part of the New York Musical Festival: A satire of the soccer mom world based on the award-winning play 'All About the Kids' by Caytha Jentis.

Open run Beautiful: The Carole King Mus... 4,093 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 8,659 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 170 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 Aug 26 In The Heights (Harlem Rep) 602 reviews
90 Overall Score

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

Open run Come From Away 1,544 reviews
90 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 Jul 29 Alligator Pie 20 reviews
90 Overall Score

Canada's Soulpepper Theatre Company presents a family musical inspired by the poems of Dennis Lee, best known to U.S. audiences as the lyricist for 'Fraggle Rock.' 

Ends Jul 29 A Brimful of Asha 39 reviews
90 Overall Score

Soulpepper Theatre Company presents Ravi Jain's autobiographical play about arranged marriage.

Opens Jul 29 Ragtag Theatre’s Cinderella 70 reviews
89 Overall Score

Ragtag Theatre Company presents an encore run of this musical romp inspired by 'Cinderella,' done in the style of commedia dell'arte. Formerly known as 'The Commedia Cinderella.'

Ends Dec 31 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber... 440 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 Aug 12 Show-Score Roundtable: Come Fr... 8 reviews
89 Overall Score

Show-Score Roundtables are your chance to learn all about the business of Broadway, covering everything from a show's big themes to how it got made. The first Roundtable is about 'Come From Away.'

Open run Kinky Boots 6,052 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 8,451 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 4,179 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 Aug 27 Flight School The Musical 13 reviews
88 Overall Score

Based on the children's book of the same name, Vital Theatre's new musical is about a penguin who goes to flight school to learn how to fly.