OPENINGS AND PREVIEWS
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.
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.
Stephen Karam's disquieting family drama moves to Broadway with its original cast, including Reed Birney and Jayne Houdyshell. Joe Mantello directs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bedlam revives its minimalist staging of the Jane Austen novel, adapted by Kate Hamill and directed by Eric Tucker.
Kenny Leon directs Lydia R. Diamond’s play, which follows four Harvard intellectuals on the eve of the 2008 Presidential election.
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.
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.
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.
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.