Top Broadway plays

Check out our guide to the best Broadway plays on right now, featuring celebrity stars and time-honored stories that are often on for a limited time only.

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Gillian Russo

Broadway is famous for its long-running hit musicals, its plays are just as exciting. Many successful musicals stick around for decades, but plays regularly rotate, ensuring there's always a new show to discover. Plus, you can often catch celebrities in Broadway plays — but only for a limited time.

Check out the top Broadway plays to see right now, including starry revivals of classic plays and fan-favorite modern hits.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has put Broadway audiences under its spell since 2018. Harry Potter fans will recognize all their favorite characters, and some new ones, in this stage sequel to the books centered on the next generation of wizards.

And even non-Potterheads are bound to be amazed by the daring plot about time travel and the unbelievable special effects. All together, the performances and stagecraft of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will make you believe magic — or theatre magic, at least — is real.

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Fresh from a sold-out, critically acclaimed world premiere off Broadway, David Adjmi's Stereophonic comes to Broadway for a limited run. Fans of '60s rock bands like Fleetwood Mac will relish this play that transports them into a recording studio at the height of the decade. There, they get to watch a fictional band record their soon-to-be masterpiece — if infighting and bad romance don't break up the band first.

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Oh, Mary!

Search Party's Cole Escola, How to Get Away With Murder's Conrad Ricamora, and more star in this wacky comedy that brings the White House to Broadway following a sold-out Off-Broadway premiere. Escola also wrote this show and stars as Mary Todd Lincoln — a silly, alcoholic, lustful Mary Todd Lincoln with dreams of being a cabaret star. Her life turns on its head in the weeks leading up to her husband's assassination.

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Succession's Peter Friedman and Sydney Lemmon led this play in two smash hit runs off Broadway and return to bring Max Wolf Friedlich's psychological thriller to Broadway. Lemmon plays Jane, a woman who suffered a public breakdown at work. Friedman is Loyd, the therapist who must determine whether she's fit to return to the job. Tensions are high from the start, and dark truths about both their lives emerge.

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