New York City Theatre Reviews

The short, honest video reviews you need to find the best live theatre in New York—including Broadway, Off-Broadway, Off-Off-Broadway and other independent shows!

Latest Broadway Reviews

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The Great Society

Vivian Beaumont Theater
Is Lincoln Center's portrayal of LBJ's presidency worth your vote?

To Kill A Mockingbird

Sam S. Shubert Theatre
Does Ed Harris do justice to the role of Atticus Finch?

The Rose Tattoo

American Airlines Theatre
Does a wall of jumbotrons make this politically-incorrect tale suitable for a modern audience?

Slave Play

Shubert Organization Golden Theatre
Find out why people are walking out on this show that’s too controversial for its venue!

Latest Beyond Broadway

Most Recent First

Where Are We Now

La MaMa Downstairs
Has David Bowie been reincarnated as Sven Ratzke?

In a Dark Dark House

A.R.T./New York Theatres Gural Theatre
How dark is it? We’ll let you know!

The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Dr Faustus

The Secret Theatre
Should you venture into Queens for this parable on immediate gratification?

Other Than We

La MaMa Downstairs
Is this a cli-fi thriller or an experimental monster?

More Recent Reviews

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The Black History Museum… According to the USA

HERE Arts Center
Is there anything to learn from this interactive pop-up museum of the black experience?

The Catastrophe Club

Is this the end of the world, or the beginning of the next adventure?

Doctor Frankenstein

West End Theatre
Was Mary Shelley right about the doctor and his monster?

Dr Ride’s American Beach House

Ars Nova at Greenwich House
Was life really like this in the American Midwest back in the eighties?

DruidShakespeare: Richard III

Gerald W Lynch Theater
What’s it like to hear Shakespeare performed with an Irish accent?


IRT Theater
Can we define ourselves by one event?

Footprints of the Polar Bear & Other Eco-Centric Plays

American Theatre of Actors Sargent Theater

The Hope Hypothesis

Sheen Center Black Box Theater
Is there any hope for immigrants from countries associated with terrorism?

Measure for Measure

Public Theater Shiva Theater
How does this performance by a cast of all black women measure up?

Monsoon Season

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
When you live in the desert, can the grass be greener on the other side of the fence?


New World Stages Stage 5
Is the law on your side?

Shelter in Place

Under St Marks Theater
How bad can things get when four misfits fear they're about to die in a burning building?

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