John Doyle directs the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical from 1947, about a Midwestern doctor who marries his high-school sweetheart and then becomes cynical. Opens Nov.

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Mac Rogers wrote this spy thriller, about a star C.I.

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Christmas Memory

Irish Rep presents a musical stage adaptation of the Truman Capote story, set in 1955, with flashbacks to Alabama in 1933, about a young boy being raised by his eccentric relatives. Previews begin Nov.

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A Delicate Balance

Glenn Close, John Lithgow, Lindsay Duncan, Bob Balaban, Clare Higgins, and Martha Plimpton star in a revival of Edward Albee’s play, from 1966, in which a suburban couple living with the woman’s alcoholic sister are visited by their best friends, and by their daughter, fresh from the breakup of her fourth marriage. Pam MacKinnon directs.

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The Elephant Man


Bradley Cooper, Patricia Clarkson, and Alessandro Nivola star in a revival of Bernard Pomerance’s 1979 play, based on the true story of Joseph Merrick, a severely deformed man who became famous on the British freak-show circuit in the late eighteen-hundreds. Scott Ellis directs. In previews.

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Honeymoon in Vegas


Tony Danza, Rob McClure, and Brynn O’Malley star in Andrew Bergman and Jason Robert Brown’s new musical, based on the 1992 movie. Gary Griffin directs. In previews.

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Me, My Mouth and I

Cherry Lane

Joy Behar wrote and stars in this autobiographical one-woman show. In previews. Opens Nov. 23.

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A Particle of Dread (Oedipus Variations)

Pershing Square Signature Center

Signature Theatre Company and Field Day Theatre, of Ireland, present the U.S. première of Sam Shepard’s play, a dark modern take on “Oedipus Rex,” starring Stephen Rea. Nancy Meckler directs. In previews. Opens Nov. 23.

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Rattlestick presents a play by Keith Josef Adkins, directed by Leah C. Gardiner, about a woman and her son in a black community in the Bible Belt of the Appalachian Mountains who are accused of killing a prized pit bull. In previews. Opens Nov. 20.

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Playwrights Horizons

David McCallum directs the world première of a new play by Samuel D. Hunter ("The Whale"), about a manager of an Italian chain restaurant in a changing city in Idaho. Starring T. R. Knight. Previews begin Nov. 21.



The Tempest

Ellen Stewart

La Mama presents the Shakespeare play, transposed to fifth-century Korea, performed by the Mokwha Repertory Company. Nov. 20-23.



Tristan & Yseult

St. Ann's Warehouse

Kneehigh presents a play about forbidden love, written by Carl Grose and Anna Maria Murphy, adapted and directed by Emma Rice. In previews. Opens Nov. 24.

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