OPENINGS AND PREVIEWS
At the Next Wave Festival, the director-performer Thaddeus Phillips presents a travelogue exploring the misadventures of international passage. Sept. 30-Oct. 3.
In a new play by Robert O’Hara ("Bootycandy"), directed by Kent Gash, a group of siblings gather in a park to confront their sister about her drug abuse. In previews. Opens Oct. 8.
James Macdonald directs Caryl Churchill’s political drama from 1979, set in colonial Africa during the Victorian era and in contemporary London. In previews. Opens Oct. 5.
An homage to nineteen-thirties musical comedy, first produced Off Broadway in 1968, with a book and lyrics by George Haimsohn and Robin Miller and music by Jim Wise. Randy Skinner directs. In previews.
Lupita Nyong’o ("12 Years a Slave") stars in Danai Gurira’s play, directed by Liesl Tommy, about the captive wives of a rebel officer during Liberia's second civil war. In previews.
In D. L. Coburn’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play from 1976, directed by Leonard Foglia, James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson play two nursing-home residents who square off in gin rummy. In previews.
Joe Mantello directs a drama by Stephen Karam ("Sons of the Prophet"), about a man who brings his family to celebrate Thanksgiving at his daughter’s dilapidated apartment. In previews.
LCT3 presents a new play by Abe Koogler, directed by Lila Neugebauer, in which an ex-con (Marin Ireland) finds work at a slaughterhouse and tries to reconnect with her teen-age son, a staunch vegetarian. In previews.
Clive Owen, Eve Best, and Kelly Reilly star in this enigmatic love triangle by Harold Pinter, directed by Douglas Hodge for the Roundabout and featuring original music by Thom Yorke. In previews. Opens Oct. 6.
Jerry Mitchell directs a new bio-musical about the lives and careers of Gloria and Emilio Estefan, with choreography by Sergio Trujillo. In previews.
Irish Rep presents John McManus’s play, directed by Ciarán O’Reilly, in which an old Irish farmer is visited by a real-estate developer who wants to convert his land into a golf course. In previews. Opens Oct. 1.
Marylouise Burke and Holland Taylor star in a new comedy by David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by David Hyde Pierce for Manhattan Theatre Club, about two women in assisted living who are forced to share a room. In previews.
The puppeteer Basil Twist stages this musical ghost story, featuring Joey Arias and Julie Atlas Muz as the real-life sisters who founded the Abrons Playhouse, a century ago, and are now back to haunt it. Opens Oct. 7.
Annaleigh Ashford, Matthew Broderick, and Julie White star in Daniel Sullivan's revival of the A. R. Gurney comedy, about a New York couple and their dog. In previews.
Keira Knightley makes her Broadway début in Helen Edmundson's adaptation of the Émile Zola novel, in which a woman in a loveless marriage enters a torrid and murderous affair with her husband’s friend. Evan Cabnet directs the Roundabout production. In previews.
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