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Critics’ picks for theater and Broadway in New York

Time Out New York’s theater critics guide you to the best musicals and plays in New York right now

Photograph: Joan Marcus Hamilton
By Adam Feldman and Time Out editors |

Any given moment there's a dizzying array of musicals, plays and experimental works for theater lovers in New York City to choose from. But the sheer volume of choices can make it hard to decide what to see. Let us give you a hand with that! Here is an alphabetical short list of our critics' picks: shows that Time Out New York's critics have seen, reviewed and liked, plus a few that we feel confident recommending in advance. For a wider view of what's playing in NYC, check out our complete list of current Broadway shows and our extensive Off Broadway and Off-Off Broadway listings. Plus, discover the 101 very best things to do in NYC.

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