Openings and Previews
The Austin Shakespeare Company presents a stage adaptation of the Ayn Rand novel, adapted by Jeff Britting, curator of the Ayn Rand Archives. In previews. Opens Oct. 7.
Roundabout revives its hit from last year, by Joshua Harmon, about a showdown between the devout and secular grandchildren of a Holocaust survivor. Daniel Aukin directs. Starring Tracee Chimo, Philip Ettinger, Molly Ranson, and Michael Zegen. In previews. Opens Oct. 3.
Rachel Weisz, Daniel Craig, and Rafe Spall star in this 1978 play by Harold Pinter, directed by Mike Nichols, about a woman who is cheating on her husband with his best friend. In previews.
Norbert Leo Butz, Kate Baldwin, and Bobby Steggert star in this musical adaptation of the novel by Daniel Wallace, in which a man tries to determine whether the tall tales of his dying, estranged father are true. Andrew Lippa wrote the music and lyrics, and John August, who wrote the screenplay for the 2003 film adaptation, wrote the book. Susan Stroman directs and choreographs. In previews. Opens Oct. 6.
Primary Stages presents the world première of a play conceived by Fran Kirmser and written and directed by Eric Simonson, about the history and legacy of the New York Yankees. The cast includes Francois Battiste as Reggie Jackson, Chris Henry Coffey as Joe DiMaggio, and Joe Pantoliano as Yogi Berra. In previews. Opens Oct. 8.