OPENINGS AND PREVIEWS

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL—PARAMOUR

Lyric

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.

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DAPHNE'S DIVE

Pershing Square Signature Center

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.

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DEAR EVAN HANSEN

Second Stage

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.

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A DOLL'S HOUSE

Polonsky Shakespeare Center

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.

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GOREY: THE SECRET LIVES OF EDWARD GOREY

HERE

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.

INCOGNITO

City Center Stage I

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.

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LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT

American Airlines Theatre

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.

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SHUFFLE ALONG

Music Box

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.

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SIGNATURE PLAYS

Pershing Square Signature Center

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.

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A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE

St. Ann's Warehouse

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.

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TOAST

59E59

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.

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