Openings and Previews

Blackbird

Belasco

Jeff Daniels and Michelle Williams star in David Harrower’s Olivier-winning drama, about two people who reconnect years after their relationship, which took place when he was forty and she was twelve.

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The Body of an American

Cherry Lane

Dan O’Brien’s play, directed by Jo Bonney for Primary Stages, recounts the true story of the playwright's friendship with a war photojournalist.

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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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Cabin in the Sky

City Center

Encores! stages the 1940 musical, in which the Lord’s General and the Devil’s son fight over the soul of a ne’er-do-well. Featuring Michael Potts, Chuck Cooper, LaChanze, and Norm Lewis and directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson.

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Dot

Vineyard

In Colman Domingo's play, directed by Susan Stroman, a woman struggling with dementia gathers her three grown children for the holidays.

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Drunken with What

Abrons Arts Center

Target Margin kicks off its two-season exploration of Eugene O’Neill with this study of "Mourning Becomes Electra," directed by David Herskovits.

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Familiar

Playwrights Horizons

In Danai Gurira's drama, directed by Rebecca Taichman, a Zimbabwean family living in Minnesota is torn about the observance of an African bridal custom.

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Her Requiem

Claire Tow

LCT3 presents Greg Pierce’s play, directed by Kate Whoriskey, in which a high-school girl takes her senior year off to compose a requiem, concerning her parents.

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Hughie

Booth

Forest Whitaker and Frank Wood play a down-on-his-luck gambler and a hotel clerk, in Michael Grandage's production of the Eugene O’Neill drama.

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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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Nice Fish

St. Ann's Warehouse

Mark Rylance stars in an adaptation of Louis Jenkins's book of poems, about two men on an ice-fishing trip in Minnesota. Claire van Kampen directs the American Repertory Theatre production.

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Old Hats

Pershing Square Signature Center

The veteran clowns Bill Irwin and David Shiner bring back their double act, directed by Tina Landau.

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Pericles

Polonsky Shakespeare Center

Christian Camargo plays the wandering prince in Theatre for a New Audience's production of the late Shakespeare play, directed by Trevor Nunn and featuring music by Shaun Davey.

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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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The Royale

Mitzi E. Newhouse

Marco Ramirez’s play, directed by Rachel Chavkin, tells the story of a black heavyweight boxing champion (based on Jack Johnson) in six rounds.

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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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Smokefall

Lucille Lortel

Unborn twins wax philosophical in this surreal family drama by Noah Haidle, directed by Anne Kauffman for MCC and featuring Zachary Quinto.

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Tarzana

Performing Garage

Radiohole stages a new piece inspired by comic books, David Lynch, and the seventies punk scene, with a script by Jason Grote.

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The Wildness: Sky-Pony's Rock Fairy Tale

Ars Nova

The indie glam band Sky-Pony, led by the writer Kyle Jarrow and the Broadway actress Lauren Worsham, mounts this fantastical evening of music and storytelling, directed by Sam Buntrock.

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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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