Openings and Previews
Jennifer Hudson, Cynthia Erivo, and Danielle Brooks star in a revival of the 2005 musical, based on Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and directed by John Doyle. In previews.
Vineyard Theatre presents a new musical by Matthew roi Berger, Randy Blair, and Tim Drucker, about a boy who goes to weight-loss camp in Pennsylvania. In previews.
St. Ann’s Warehouse opens its new home with Phyllida Lloyd’s production, which originated at the Donmar Warehouse and features an all-female cast. Opens Nov. 11.
Signature Theatre revives the 1964 play by Arthur Miller, about a group of men taken prisoner in France during the Second World War. Michael Wilson directs. In previews. Opens Nov. 15.
Bruce Willis and Laurie Metcalf star in a play by William Goldman, based on the Stephen King novel and Goldman’s screenplay for the 1990 film, about a novelist with an obsessive fan. Will Frears directs. In previews. Opens Nov. 15.
At the Next Wave Festival, Paris’s Théâtre de l’Atelier stages the two-woman drama by Marguerite Duras. In French, with English supertitles. Nov. 11-14.
Alex Brightman plays a rocker who poses as a substitute teacher, in this new musical based on the 2003 movie, with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Glenn Slater, and a book by Julian Fellowes. In previews.
Ivo van Hove’s Olivier Award-winning production of the Arthur Miller drama, set on the Brooklyn waterfront, transfers from its run at London’s Young Vic. In previews. Opens Nov. 12.
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