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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

The great thing for theater lovers in New York City is that at any given moment there's a dizzying array of musicals, plays and experiemental works to choose from. But the sheer volume of choices can make it hard to choose. Let us give you a hand with that! Here is an alphabetical short list of shows that Time Out New York's critics have seen, reviewed and recommended, plus a few that we feel confident recommending in advance. For a wider view of what's playing, check out our complete list of current Broadway shows and our extensive Off Broadway and Off-Off Broadway listings.

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