Top theatre to see in New York in June

Discover our top picks of New York theatre to check out in June 2024, including new, exciting Broadway and Off-Broadway shows to see all across the city.

Gillian Russo
Gillian Russo

The official start of summer isn't until later in June, but you can get in the summer mood all month by planning an escape — at the theatre, that is! Theatre is a great way to travel to new worlds and escape the routine of daily life without jet lag or carsickness. And if you've already traveled just to get to New York, then make sure a show or two is a must-see item on your itinerary.

Discover theatre shows opening in June below, as well as last-chance shows playing their final performances this month. Plus, read our roundup of top May theatre to discover shows from last month that you can still see in June, and check out more fan-favorite Off-Broadway and Broadway shows that will be around all summer.

Plus, don't forget that the Tony Awards take place in June! Get theatre tickets to the hottest Tony-nominated shows now before they win.

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Hell's Kitchen

Experience the concrete jungle (where dreams are made) through the eyes of Alicia Keys. Her hit songs and deep cuts score Hell's Kitchen, the most Tony Award-nominated musical of 2024 with 13 nods, including Best Musical. The show follows Ali, a headstrong teenager — loosely inspired by Keys — finding love, family, and a passion for music in the title NYC neighborhood.

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Stereophonic

Rock out at this critically acclaimed play, nominated for a record-breaking 13 Tony Awards including Best Play. Stereophonic is entirely set in two recording studios in California, where a fast-rising '70s rock band is creating its next album. It has the potential to be their breakthrough — if it doesn't make them break up. Arcade Fire's Will Butler wrote original rock songs for the show.

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An Enemy of the People

It's your last chance to see 2024 Tony nominee Jeremy Strong, Michael Imperioli, and Victoria Pedretti in An Enemy of the People, up for Best Revival of a Play. Strong plays a doctor who sounds the alarm on his small town's contaminated water supply, drawing backlash from the local government, media, and his friends.

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Mary Jane

See Oscar nominee and 2024 Tony nominee Rachel McAdams in her Broadway debut before June 30. She plays the title role in this inspiring and poignant play about a single mother with a chronically ill child — but also with a strong support system of women to get her through even the biggest challenges.

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Mother Play

See Jessica Lange, Jim Parsons, and Celia Keenan-Bolger on stage together through June 23 only. Inspired by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel's own family, Mother Play is about a tough matriarch, her two children, their five evictions from various homes, and the ongoing process of coping with the fact that none of their lives turned out like they planned.

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Uncle Vanya

Steve Carell, 2024 Tony nominee William Jackson Harper, and more lead this starry revival of a classic play through June 16. Carell plays the title role in the Anton Chekhov drama about a family whose repressed desires, interpersonal tensions, and long-held secrets erupt at their once-quiet family farm.

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Patriots

2024 Tony nominee Michael Stuhlbarg makes his long-awaited return to Broadway in this political thriller from Peter Morgan, the creator of Netflix's The Crown. Patriots follows the power battle between Russian politician Boris Berezovsky (Stuhlbarg) and Vladimir Putin (Will Keen), thrust into power by Berezovsky before turning against him.

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Appropriate

Now is the appropriate time to see this Tony nominee for Best Play Revival before it closes on June 23. Now in its second Broadway engagement starring Sarah Paulson, Appropriate centers on estranged family members who gather to settle their late father's estate. In the process, they discover disturbing secrets, questioning what they thought they knew about him and each other.

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A Beautiful Noise

Good times are only good for so long — this musical based on the life of Neil Diamond ends on June 30. The show follows the legendary musician from when he was a struggling Brooklyn songwriter to a bestselling star, and his story is set to more than 20 of his biggest hit songs.

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Home

The first new show of the 2024-25 Broadway season, Home is a hidden-gem play from the late Samm-Art Williams, better known as a writer on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Home tells the story of a young man who, after his high school sweetheart marries someone else, goes on a cross-country journey to find someplace or someone new to call home.

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N/A

Two Congresswomen. One Congress. The new Off-Broadway play N/A stars Emmy Award winner Holland Taylor and Theatre World Award winner Ana Villafañe as N and A, characters inspired by Nancy Pelosi and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The show depicts the relationship between the former Speaker of the House and the youngest woman ever elected to Congress as they fight for power and progress.

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Breaking the Story

Extra, extra, read all about Breaking the Story, the newest play from Alexis Scheer. The show stars Maggie Siff (Mad Men) as Marina, a war correspondent finally ready to leave her dangerous career, accept her lifetime achievement award, and settle down with her husband — but her past experiences on the battlefield continue to follow her.

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Photo credit: Sarah Paulson in Appropriate. (Photo by Joan Marcus)

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