OPENINGS AND PREVIEWS

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CARRIE

MCC Theatre presents a reworking of the 1988 musical, with a book by Lawrence D. Cohen (who adapted Stephen King’s novel for the 1976 De Palma film), music by Michael Gore, and lyrics by Dean Pitchford (“Fame”). Starring Marin Mazzie and Molly Ranson; Stafford Arima directs. Previews begin Jan. 31. (Lucille Lortel, 121 Christopher St. 212-352-3101.)

 

CQ/CX

A young black New York Times reporter is accused of plagiarism and tries to clear his name, in this drama by Gabe McKinley, presented by Atlantic Theatre Company. David Leveaux directs. In previews. (Peter Norton Space, 555 W. 42nd St. 212-279-4200.)

 

HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE

Norbert Leo Butz and Elizabeth Reaser star in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Paula Vogel, from 1997, a dark story following an affair between a girl and her uncle. Kate Whoriskey directs. In previews. (Second Stage, 305 W. 43rd St. 212-246-4422.)

 

IONESCOPADE

York Theatre Company presents a revival of this 1974 musical, with music and lyrics by Mildred Kayden, a composite of the works of Eugene Ionesco. Bill Castellino directs. In previews. (York Theatre at St. Peter’s, Lexington Ave. at 54th St. 212-935-5820.)

 

LOOK BACK IN ANGER

Sam Gold directs John Osborne’s seminal play from 1956, set in England in the fifties, in which a young working-class man rages against middle-class values. The cast includes Adam Driver. Presented by the Roundabout Theatre Company. In previews. (Laura Pels, 111 W. 46th St. 212-719-1300.)

 

PSYCHO THERAPY

Alex Lippard directs a new comedy by Frank Strausser, about a woman who takes up couples therapy with her fiancé and her ex-boyfriend. In previews. Opens Jan. 29. (Cherry Lane, 38 Commerce St. 212-352-3101.)

 

RUSSIAN TRANSPORT

Janeane Garofalo stars in a new play by Erika Sheffer, about a Russian family in Brooklyn who welcome an uncle who has come to pursue the American dream. Scott Elliott directs the New Group production. In previews. Opens Jan. 30. (Acorn, 410 W. 42nd St. 212-239-6200.)

 

RX

Kate Fodor’s romantic comedy follows a woman who enters a drug trial for a pill that is purported to end her depression and then falls in love with her doctor. Ethan McSweeny directs the Primary Stages production. In previews. (59E59, at 59 E. 59th St. 212-279-4200.)

 

THESE SEVEN SICKNESSES

The Flea presents this five-hour play (with breaks for dinner and dessert, served by the performers), written by Sean Graney, which combines new versions of Sophocles’ seven surviving plays in a meta-narrative about chance, fate, and the human condition. Ed Sylvanus Iskandar directs. In previews. Opens Jan. 29. (41 White St. 212-352-3101.)

 

WIT

Cynthia Nixon stars in Margaret Edson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play from 1995, about a poetry professor undergoing experimental cancer treatment. Lynne Meadow directs the Manhattan Theatre Club production. In previews. Opens Jan. 26. (Samuel J. Friedman, 261 W. 47th St. 212-239-6200.)

 

YOSEMITE

At the Rattlestick, Pedro Pascal directs a new play by Daniel Talbott, in which three siblings head to the Sierra Nevada in an attempt to outrun their past. In previews. Opens Jan. 26. (224 Waverly Pl. 212-868-4444.)

 

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