OPENINGS AND PREVIEWS
The Canadian circus company mounts its newest acrobatic spectacle, which tells the story of a starlet choosing between love and art during Hollywood’s golden age. In previews.
Thomas Kail directs a play by Quiara Alegría Hudes, featuring Vanessa Aspillaga and Daphne Rubin-Vega, about the owner of a cheap bar in North Philly and her adopted daughter. In previews.
In a new musical by Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, and Steven Levenson, directed by Michael Greif, a lonely teen-ager (Ben Platt) becomes the accidental subject of viral Internet fame. In previews. Opens May 1.
At Theatre for a New Audience, Arin Arbus directs John Douglas Thompson and Maggie Lacey in Thornton Wilder’s adaptation of the Ibsen drama, in repertory with Strindberg’s “The Father.” In previews.
Life Jacket Theatre Company presents a play written and directed by Travis Russ, covering fifty years of the illustrator’s life. Previews begin April 30. Opens May 3.
Manhattan Theatre Club stages Nick Payne’s play, which braids the stories of a pathologist who steals Einstein’s brain, a neuropsychologist beginning a new romance, and a seizure patient who loses his memory. Doug Hughes directs. In previews.
Jessica Lange, Gabriel Byrne, John Gallagher, Jr., and Michael Shannon play the dysfunctional Tyrone family, in the Roundabout’s revival of the Eugene O’Neill drama, directed by Jonathan Kent.Opens April 27.
Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and Billy Porter star in a musical about the making of a popular African-American stage show from the nineteen-twenties. Directed by George C. Wolfe and choreographed by Savion Glover. In previews. Opens April 28.
Lila Neugebauer directs a trio of one-acts: Edward Albee’s “The Sandbox,” María Irene Fornés’s “Drowning,” and Adrienne Kennedy’s “Funnyhouse of a Negro.” In previews.
Gillian Anderson and Ben Foster play the tempestuous pair Blanche DuBois and Stanley Kowalski, in Benedict Andrews’s production of the Tennessee Williams drama. In previews. Opens May 1.
As part of the “Brits Off Broadway” festival, Matthew Kelly stars in a comedy by Richard Bean (“One Man, Two Guvnors”), in which crisis comes to a bread factory. In previews. Opens May 1.