OPENINGS AND PREVIEWS

BURIED CHILD

Pershing Square Signature Center

The New Group revives Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama from 1978, directed by Scott Elliott and featuring Ed Harris and Amy Madigan as a rural Illinois couple with a family secret.

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THE GRAND PARADISE

The Grand Paradise

In this immersive work devised by Third Rail Projects, audiences are transported to a disco-era tropical resort that claims to house the Fountain of Youth. Previews begin Jan. 28. Opens Jan. 30.

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THE HUMANS

Helen Hayes

Stephen Karam's disquieting family drama moves to Broadway with its original cast, including Reed Birney and Jayne Houdyshell. Joe Mantello directs.

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I AND YOU

59E59

Lauren Gunderson's play, directed by Sean Daniels, follows a pair of teen-agers collaborating on a school project about Walt Whitman. Opens Jan. 27.

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LABAPALOOZA!

St. Ann's Warehouse

St. Ann's Puppet Lab presents its annual festival of experimental puppetry, with works covering everything from Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray's friendship to the adventures of a tiny dot. Jan. 28-31.

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MIKE BIRBIGLIA: THANK GOD FOR JOKES

Lynn Redgrave Theatre

The comedian and monologist ("Sleepwalk With Me") performs a new solo show, about the dangers of going too far with humor. Seth Barrish directs. Previews begin Feb. 2.

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O, EARTH

HERE

The Foundry Theatre presents a play by Casey Llewellyn, which touches on transgender politics, gay pop culture, and Thornton Wilder’s "Our Town." In previews. Opens Jan. 31.

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PRODIGAL SON

City Center Stage I

Manhattan Theatre Club premières a play written and directed by John Patrick Shanley, about a teen-age boy from the Bronx who transfers to a private school in New Hampshire; the cast includes Robert Sean Leonard.

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SENSE & SENSIBILITY

Gym at Judson

Bedlam revives its minimalist staging of the Jane Austen novel, adapted by Kate Hamill and directed by Eric Tucker.

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SMART PEOPLE

Second Stage

Kenny Leon directs Lydia R. Diamond’s play, which follows four Harvard intellectuals on the eve of the 2008 Presidential election.

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SOJOURNERS

Peter Jay Sharp

In Mfoniso Udofia’s play, directed by Ed Sylvanus Iskandar, a Nigerian immigrant longs to return to Africa, while her husband is seduced by the American dream. In previews. Opens Jan. 28.

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UTILITY

Rattlestick

The Amoralists stage Emily Schwend’s play, directed by Jay Stull, about a woman who is overwhelmed by her two jobs and three children. Previews begin Jan. 28. Opens Feb. 1.

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WASHER/DRYER

Beckett

Ma-Yi Theatre Company presents a farce by Nandita Shenoy, directed by Benjamin Kamine, about a Manhattan couple who have just eloped in Las Vegas. In previews. Opens Feb. 2.

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WOMEN WITHOUT MEN

City Center Stage II

The Mint produces Hazel Ellis’s little-known play from 1938, set in the teachers’ lounge of an Irish girls’ school and performed by an all-female cast. Jenn Thompson directs.

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