Satire is a genre of art, in which vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings are held up to ridicule, ideally with the intent of shaming individuals, corporations, government or society itself, into improvement.
Check out this list of recommended works collected by art form.
Top Satirical Plays/Musicals we recommend for you to find and see or read if possible:
The Visit – Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Yellowface – David Henry Hwang
The Threepenny Opera / The Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui – Bertolt Brecht
The Accidental Death of an Anarchist – Dario Fo
Le Misanthrope / The Imaginary Invalid / Tartuffe – Molière
The Ugly One – Marius Von Mayenburg
Enron – Lucy Preeble
The Rhinoceros – Eugène Ionesco
Metamorphosis / The Trial – Franz Kafka
Catch 22 – Joseph Heller
Avenue Q – Musical. Book by Jeff Whitty. Music by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx
The Book of Mormon – Musical by Matt Stone and Trey Parker
Urinetown: The Musical. – Music by Mark Hollmann, lyrics by Hollmann and Greg Kotis, and book by Kotis