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Critics' Picks

Check out the shows The New York Times has raved about.

These top-rated Broadway shows and off-Broadway shows have earned the coveted title of "Critics' Pick" from the New York Times.

Angels in America: Millennium Approaches

"Flat out fabulous. Just when you need it most, a play courses into your system like a transfusion of new blood." - Ben Brantley

The Book of Mormon

“This was my fourth time and they still had me at ‘hello’”- Ben Brantley

Once On This Island

"A big, bold delight." - Jesse Green


"This ravishingly scored 'Carousel' tingles with the rapture of life in all its contradictions." - Ben Brantley

School of Rock

"A Lloyd Webber show that only wants to have fun and hopes that you do, too." - Ben Brantley

The Band's Visit

"This singularly seductive show...finds the ecstasy in ennui in a small desert town" -Ben Brantley

Drunk Shakespeare

"In its outlandish way, it’s as carefully thought out and executed as any real 'Macbeth.'" - Neil Genzlinger

Come From Away

"This musical pushes emotional buttons" - Ben Brantley

A Bronx Tale

"The musical-theater equivalent of that classic comfort food." - Charles Isherwood