OPENINGS AND PREVIEWS
The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene mounts an encore run of this 1923 operetta, about a young woman raised in a Russian shtetl who journeys to America to find her mother.
Opens July 4.
The festival of new work continues with John Kaplan’s “Are We Human,” set in a postapocalyptic future in which a toxic cloud covers the planet, and “The Annotated History of the American Muskrat,” from the company Foxy Henriques, in which eight people are kept awake as part of a mysterious experiment.
Opens June 29.
Bartlett Sher directs J. T. Rogers’s play, which recounts how a Norwegian diplomat (Jennifer Ehle) and her husband (Jefferson Mays) orchestrated the secret talks that led to the Oslo Accords, in the nineteen-nineties.
In previews. Opens July 11.
Potomac Theatre Project presents two plays in repertory, both from 1981: Howard Barker’s “No End of Blame: Scenes of Overcoming,” about a Hungarian political cartoonist sparring with government censors, and C. P. Taylor’s “Good,” in which a professor studies a German man succumbing to madness.
In previews. Opens July 12.
A return engagement of Bess Wohl’s comedy, directed by Rachel Chavkin, in which six urbanites attend a silent retreat in upstate New York.
In previews. Opens July 13.