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Complete A-Z list of Broadway musicals and Off Broadway musicals in NYC

Our complete A-Z listings of Broadway musicals and Off Broadway musicals will help you find the best musicals in NYC

Dear Evan Hansen
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Broadway musicals are the beating heart of New York City. Whether you're looking for unforgettable songs, spectacular sets and costumes, star turns by Broadway divas or dance numbers performed by Broadway's hottest chorus boys and girls, there is always plenty to choose from. And these days your options are more diverse than ever: raucous comedies (like The Book of Mormon), moving dramas (like Dear Evan Hansen), sweeping operettas (like The Phantom of the Opera), family classics (like The Lion King) and cultural game-changers (like Hamilton). Here is our list of every Broadway musical currently running, followed by a list of those playing in smaller Off Broadway and Off-Off Broadway venues.

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Complete Broadway Musicals A–Z

Ain’t Too Proud—The Life and Times of the Temptations
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Theater, Musicals

Ain't Too Proud—The Life and Times of The Temptations

icon-location-pin Imperial Theatre, Midtown West
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The Temptations are hard to resist: No matter how much you may chafe at the clunky machinery of Broadway’s latest jukebox biomusical, the hits just keep coming. The workmanlike script gives us Motown the Musical by way of Jersey Boys, but when the show’s lavishly gifted stars (Including Derrick Baskin and the sensational Ephraim Sykes) are moving and singing in sync, the pull of nostalgia is strong.—Adam Feldman

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Aladdin

icon-location-pin New Amsterdam Theatre, Midtown West
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Disney's latest toon tuner is a tourist-family–friendly theme-park attraction, robed in the billowing fabrics of orientalist Arabian fantasy. As in the 1992 film, the Genie (a charismatic James Monroe Iglehart) steals the show from its eponymous “street rat” hero (Adam Jacobs). Stuffed with glitz, the musical is a carpet with little texture but colorful patterns aplenty.—Adam Feldman

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Beautiful—The Carole King Musical

icon-location-pin Stephen Sondheim Theatre, Midtown West
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Broadway’s latest boomer jukebox musical never achieves the comic zip or dramatic force of Jersey Boys, but it is an appealing and skillfully built vehicle for Carole King’s hit ditties and soulful ballads. It's a lovable love letter to a fine songwriter and natural woman.—David Cote

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Beetlejuice
Photograph: Courtesy Matthew Murphy
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Beetlejuice

icon-location-pin Winter Garden Theatre, Midtown West
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If nothing else, this musical adaptation of Tim Burton’s 1988 film is spectacularly weird: Its designers come at it from all kinds of crazy angles. If only so much of the rest of the show were not a busy mess. The tone varies wildly, and the rules that govern the plot (which veers ill-advisedly widely from its source) are both overexplained and opaque.—Adam Feldman

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Book of Mormon listing
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The Book of Mormon

icon-location-pin Eugene O'Neill Theatre, Midtown West
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If theater is your religion, and the Broadway musical your particular sect, it’s time to rejoice. This gleefully obscene and subversive satire is one of the funniest shows to grace the Great White Way since The Producers and Urinetown. Writers Trey Parker and Matt Stone of South Park, along with composer Robert Lopez (Avenue Q), find the perfect blend of sweet and nasty for this tale of mismatched Mormon proselytizers in Uganda.—David Cote

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Chicago
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Chicago

icon-location-pin Ambassador Theatre, Midtown West
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This John Kander–Fred Ebb–Bob Fosse favorite—revived by director Walter Bobbie and choreographer Ann Reinking—tells the saga of chorus girl Roxie Hart, who murders her lover and, with the help of a huckster lawyer, becomes a vaudeville star.—David Cote

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Come From Away
Photograph: Matthew Murphy
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Come from Away

icon-location-pin Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, Midtown West
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Irene Sankoff and David Hein’s swelling heart of a musical tells a true story from the aftermath of 9/11, when 38 flights were forced to land in the small town of Gander, Newfoundland. Under Christopher Ashley’s fluid direction, 12 versatile actors play dozens of roles. The show makes a persuasive case for the value of good intentions; for this kind of uplift you don’t need planes.—Adam Feldman

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Dear Evan Hansen
Photograph: Joan Marcus
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Dear Evan Hansen

icon-location-pin Music Box Theatre, Midtown West
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In this captivating original musical, Hello, Dolly! scene-stealer Andrew Barth Feldman now plays the title role of a high school student thrust into social relevance after a classmate's suicide. Benj Pasek and Justin Paul's score combines well-crafted lyrics with an exciting pop sound, and Steven Levenson’s book gives all the characters shaded motives.—Adam Feldman

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Freestyle Love Supreme
Photograph: Courtesy Matthew Murphy
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Freestyle Love Supreme

icon-location-pin Booth Theatre, Midtown West
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Very talented performers offer a funky and inventive tribute to spontaneity in this storm of improvised raps stuffed into sketches, directed by Hamilton's Thomas Kail. Notable alums of the show (such as Lin-Manuel Miranda, James Monroe Iglehart, Christopher Jackson and Daveed Diggs) may drop by for guest appearances during the run—not that the show's core cast needs any help.  

Frozen
Photograph: Courtesy Deen van Meer
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Frozen

icon-location-pin St. James Theatre, Midtown West
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There is too little magic in this lukewarm stage adaptation of the smash 2013 Disney movie about a princess who must save her realm from the eternal winter to which her witchy sister has unwittingly condemned it. There are glimmers of light in the performances and design, but the shaky plot now seems even less secure, and the show feels substantially less animated all around.—Adam Feldman

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Off Broadway Musicals A–Z

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Photograph: Carol Rosegg
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Naked Boys Singing!

icon-location-pin The Theater Center, Midtown West
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Eight reasonably nice-looking men take it all off and vocalize in this collage of cutesy vignettes on gay themes, recently revamped with new jokes and more up-to-date references. Although sex is central to most of the numbers, the goofy nudism has no erotic charge, and when the show tries to be serious, it's hard to watch with a straight face.

The Office: A Musical Parody
Photograph: Courtesy Russ Rowland
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The Office! A Musical Parody

icon-location-pin The Theater Center, Midtown West
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Having already created goofy musical spoofs of shows including Saved by the Bell and Beverly Hills 90210, Bob and Tobly McSmith—joined again by composer Assaf Gleizner, who wrote the score for Friends! The Musical Parody—take on yet another TV institution. Donald Garverick directs a cast led by Sarah Mackenzie Barron, in male drag, as paper tiger Michael Scott.

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Oscar at the Crown
Photograph: Courtesy Ted Alcorn
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Oscar at the Crown

icon-location-pin 3 Dollar Bill, East Williamsburg
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Mark Mauriello and Andrew Barret Cox's queer nightclub musical immerses audiences in a secret future bunker at which culture has been whittled down to "sequins, reality television and the complete works of Oscar Wilde." Shira Milkowsky directs for the Neon Coven.

Pinkalicious
Photograph: Courtesy Richard Termine
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Pinkalicious

icon-location-pin St. Luke's Theatre, Hell's Kitchen
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A tot obsessed with pink cupcakes finds herself turning her favorite rosy hue in this long-running children's musical, with music by John Gregor and book and lyrics by Elizabeth and Victoria Kann. Teresa K. Pond directs.

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Ute Lemper
Photograph: Courtesy Lucas Allen
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Ute Lemper: Rendezvous with Marlene

icon-location-pin York Theatre Company at St. Peter's Church, Midtown East
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Whether attracting or repelling her audiences, international chanteuse Lemper is never less than magnetic. Her style is perversely polymorphic: One moment she might tear into a song with predatory hunger, then she might purr out a dreamy croon or toss back her head for a brassy squeal of jazz. Her newest set is inspired by a long conversation she shared with languid legend Marlene Dietrich in 1988.

Rock of Ages
Photograph: Courtesy Paul Kolnik
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Rock of Ages

icon-location-pin New World Stages, Hell's Kitchen
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Chris D’Arienzo’s tongue-in-cheek mixtape musical of hair-band favorites opened on Broadway in 2009 and played there for six loud and silly years. Now, following in the footsteps of shows like Avenue Q and Jersey Boys, it is returning for an encore run at Off Broadway's New World Stages complex. Kristin Hanggi returns to direct a cast that includes PJ Griffith, Matt Ban and Dane Biren along with original cast members Mitchell Jarvis and Katie Webber.

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Ryan McCartan
Photograph: Courtesy Paul Smith
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Scotland, PA

icon-location-pin Laura Pels Theatre, Midtown West
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Michael Mitnick and Adam Gwon's original musical, commissioned by the Roundabout, reimagines Macbeth as the tale of an ambitious burger slinger in a droopy Pennsylvania burg. Lonny Price (A Class Act) directs the premiere, which features choreography by Josh Rhodes (Cinderella); the cast includes Ryan McCartan, Alysha Umphress, Jeb Brown, Megan Lawrence and Jay Armstrong Johnson.

The Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking
Photograph: Courtesy Michael Blase
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A Spirited History of Drinking: The Musical Comedy

icon-location-pin New World Stages, Hell's Kitchen
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Mixing whimsy and information, Anthony Caporale makes the story of our relationship with alcohol remarkably compelling. A cappella classics are performed by a gifted ensemble, and the show's enjoyable lessons can be washed down with thematically appropriate beverages.—Amelia Bienstock

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Stomp

icon-location-pin Orpheum Theater, East Village
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This shrewd garbage heap of clog dancing, prop comedy and chest-thumping percussion spins out impressive (if numbing) variations on vaudeville by way of English punk.—David Cote

This One's for the Girls
Photograph: Courtesy Carol Rosegg
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This One's for the Girls

icon-location-pin St. Luke's Theatre, Hell's Kitchen
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Four women perform hits from the past 100 years of pop music, ranging from torch songs to anthems of liberation, in a revue by Dorothy Marcic (Sistas). 

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