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Jitney
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Jitney

August Wilson’s 1977 drama fires on all cylinders in an excellent revival

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
Broadway Week is back
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Broadway Week is back

Get two-for-one ticket deals to some of the best shows

The Tempest
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The Tempest

Shakespeare's classic romance gets the all-female treatment in Brooklyn

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  • 4 out of 5 stars
The 20 best New York theater shows to see this winter
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The 20 best New York theater shows to see this winter

We have the season’s best musicals, shows and exciting experiments from Broadway to the outer boroughs

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Time Out's picks
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Time Out's picks

The best shows on Broadway and off, as chosen by Time Out's critics

Best Broadway shows
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Best Broadway shows

The perfect short list of the most exciting plays, musicals and revivals on Broadway

Off Broadway shows
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Off Broadway shows

Reviews and tickets for Off Broadway shows in New York

Off-Off Broadway shows
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Off-Off Broadway shows

Reviews and tickets for Off-Off Broadway shows in New York

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Save 40% on Gazillion Bubbleshow!

Save 40% on Gazillion Bubbleshow!

Prepare to be dazzled by spellbinding lasers, spectacular lighting effects, and jaw-dropping masterpieces of bubble artistry.

Matilda the Musical on Broadway

Matilda the Musical on Broadway

Be awed by the power of imagination at this award-winning musical. Lots of fun and laughs for Kids and Adults alike!

Sex Tips for Straight Women From a Gay Man

Sex Tips for Straight Women From a Gay Man

Special Time Out Offer! Up to 27% Off. This romantic comedy takes the audience on a hilarious and wild ride.

Wicked on Broadway

Wicked on Broadway

Touted as the "Best Musical of the Decade," Wicked is truly Broadway at its best.

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The Beauty Queen of Leenane
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The Beauty Queen of Leenane

Martin McDonagh's black-comic domestic shocker looks lovely in Brooklyn

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Mope
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Mope

Paul Cameron Hardy’s new play reveals the dark side of porn

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Made in China
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Made in China

Wakka Wakka’s madly audacious new show takes you on a wild puppet ride

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
The Exponential Festival
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The Exponential Festival

Short reviews from Brooklyn's own experimental-theater festival

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
Baby Mama
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Baby Mama

Writer-performer Mariah MacCarthy fights the maternal instinct

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
The Present
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The Present

Cate Blanchett does early, unfinished Anton Chekhov, Australian style

Time Out says
  • 2 out of 5 stars
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Tony Awards 2016

The 30 best Tony Awards performances
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The 30 best Tony Awards performances

Our expanded and updated list of Tony's all-time top musical numbers

The Late Late Show's James Corden on taking over the Tonys
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The Late Late Show's James Corden on taking over the Tonys

Corden tells us why Broadway makes him cry and his dream Carpool Karaoke guests 

Audra McDonald has a presumptive 2035 Tony winner in the oven
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Audra McDonald has a presumptive 2035 Tony winner in the oven

The star of Shuffle Along is leaving the show for the happiest of reasons

Five takeaways from this year's Hamilton-heavy Tony Award nominations
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Five takeaways from this year's Hamilton-heavy Tony Award nominations

Here is our first take, and a full list of this year's nominees

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The 50 best Broadway songs of all time
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The 50 best Broadway songs of all time

We rank the 50 greatest Broadway songs from classic Sondheim to Hamilton

Best Broadway shows for tourists
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Best Broadway shows for tourists

So you're just visiting and looking for a show? We have the short list for you.

Best original Broadway cast recordings of the 21st century
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Best original Broadway cast recordings of the 21st century

We ranked our 25 favorite OBC recordings since 2000

The best Shakespeare comedies from laugh riots to mild chuckles
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The best Shakespeare comedies from laugh riots to mild chuckles

From As You Like It to The Merchant of Venice we see which tickles your fancy

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The 10 hottest chorus boys
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The 10 hottest chorus boys

The 10 hottest chorus girls
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The 10 hottest chorus girls

Amazingly site-specific En Garde Arts
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Amazingly site-specific En Garde Arts

Joan Marcus' photos of classic Broadway shows
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Joan Marcus' photos of classic Broadway shows