Openings and Previews

The Audience


Helen Mirren stars in a play by Peter Morgan, about Queen Elizabeth II and her private meetings with twelve Prime Ministers in the course of sixty years. Stephen Daldry directs. Also starring Dylan Baker and Judith Ivey. In previews. 

Ghosts After Ibsen

The Cell

Austin Pendleton directs a play by Thomas Kilroy, loosely adapted from Ibsen's "Ghosts," in which a dead father's sins come back to haunt his living children. In previews. Opens March 6. 

The Liquid Plain

Pershing Square Signature Center

Signature Theatre Company presents the New York première of a play by Naomi Wallace, set in the late eighteenth century in Rhode Island, about two runaway slaves who seek freedom. Directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah. In previews. Opens March 8. 

Lonesome Traveler


James O’Neil's play, part of the 5A season, incorporates classic folk songs in this consideration of the genre's legacy. Previews begin March 7. 

Made in China

Barrow Street Theatre

The Irish comedian Des Bishop recounts his experience doing standup in Mandarin for a Chinese audience, in this one-man show. Previews begin March 9. 

Small Mouth Sounds

Ars Nova

Bess Wohl wrote this play, premièring at Ars Nova, about a group of strangers on a silent retreat. Rachel Chavkin directs. Previews begin March 10. 

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