CLYBOURNE PARK

Bruce Norris wrote this Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, which expands on Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun.” Pam MacKinnon directs the original cast, which includes Christina Kirk, Annie Parisse, Jeremy Shamos, and Frank Wood. In previews. (Walter Kerr, 219 W. 48th St. 212-239-6200.)

 

DON’T DRESS FOR DINNER

The Roundabout Theatre Company presents a new comedy written by Marc Camoletti (“Boeing-Boeing”), about a web of infidelity among a husband and wife, his mistress, and his visiting friend. Starring Ben Daniels, Patricia Kalember, Adam James, and Jennifer Tilly; John Tillinger directs. Previews begin March 30. (American Airlines Theatre, 227 W. 42nd St. 212-719-1300.)

 

ELEPHANT ROOM

Steve Cuiffo, Trey Lyford, and Geoff Sobelle play deluded illusionists in this comedy show with magic. Opens March 28. (St. Ann’s Warehouse, 38 Water St., Brooklyn. 718-254-8779.)

 

END OF THE RAINBOW

Tracie Bennett stars as Judy Garland in this play, by Peter Quilter, set in December, 1968, less than a year before her death. Also starring Michael Cumpsty, Tom Pelphrey, and Jay Russell. Terry Johnson directs. In previews. Opens April 2. (Belasco, 111 W. 44th St. 212-239-6200.)

 

EVITA

Ricky Martin (as Che), Michael Cerveris (as Juan Perón), and Elena Roger (as Eva Perón) star in a revival of the 1978 musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. Michael Grandage directs. In previews. (Marquis, Broadway at 46th St. 877-250-2929.)

 

4000 MILES

Lincoln Center Theatre presents this play by Amy Herzog, about a young man who comes to stay with his ninety-one-year-old former-activist grandmother in her Greenwich Village apartment. Mary Louise Wilson and Gabriel Ebert star; Daniel Aukin directs. In previews. Opens April 2. (Mitzi E. Newhouse, 150 W. 65th St. 212-239-6200.)

 

GORE VIDAL’S THE BEST MAN

James Earl Jones, Candice Bergen, Angela Lansbury, Kerry Butler, John Larroquette, Eric McCormack, Jefferson Mays, and Michael McKean star in this revival of the 1960 play, set at a Presidential nominating convention. Michael Wilson directs. In previews. Opens April 1. (Schoenfeld, 236 W. 45th St. 212-239-6200.)

 

JUDITH OF BETHULIA

Charles Busch wrote and stars in a new comedy, a satire of a Hollywood Biblical epic. Carl Andress directs. Opens March 30. (Theatre for the New City, 155 First Ave., at 10th St. 212-868-4444.)

 

NEWSIES

Disney presents this musical, directed by Jeff Calhoun, adapted from the film based on the Newsboys’ Strike of 1899. With music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman, and a book by Harvey Fierstein. Jeremy Jordan stars. In previews. Opens March 29. (Nederlander, 208 W. 41st St. 866-870-2717.)

 

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT

In this musical comedy, with music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin and a book by Joe DiPietro, a bootlegger (Kelli O’Hara) meets a Long Island playboy (Matthew Broderick) on the weekend of his wedding. Kathleen Marshall directs and choreographs. Also starring Estelle Parsons and Judy Kaye. Previews begin March 29. (Imperial, 249 W. 45th St. 212-239-6200.)

 

NOW. HERE. THIS.

The Vineyard presents a musical from the group that produced “[title of show],” with a book by Hunter Bell and Susan Blackwell and music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen, based on a collaboration with Heidi Blickenstaff, Larry Pressgrove, and Michael Berresse, who directs. Opens March 28. (108 E. 15th St. 212-353-0303.)

 

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER

Roger Rees and Alex Timbers direct the play by Rick Elice, about the early life of Peter Pan, based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. In previews. (Brooks Atkinson, 256 W. 47th St. 877-250-2929.)

 

PIPE DREAM

“Encores!” presents this musical based on “Sweet Thursday,” a novel by John Steinbeck, written by Rodgers and Hammerstein. Marc Bruni directs a cast that includes Tom Wopat, Will Chase, Leslie Uggams, and Laura Osnes. March 28-April 1. (City Center, 131 W. 55th St. 212-581-1212.)

 

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

Theatre for a New Audience presents this play, directed by Arin Arbus and starring Maggie Siff and Andy Grotelueschen, about a travelling theatre troupe that brings the Shakespeare play to the American frontier in the late nineteenth century. In previews. Opens April 1. (The Duke on 42nd Street, 229 W. 42nd St. 646-223-3010.)

 

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