OPENINGS AND PREVIEWS
In Neil LaBute’s latest play, directed by Leigh Silverman for MCC Theatre, Judith Light plays a high-school teacher who reveals her marital secrets to a former student. In previews.
Kate Whoriskey directs a new play by Julia Cho (“The Language Archive”), which tells three parallel stories about people preparing a meal for someone else. In previews. Opens Sept. 12.
The Roundabout presents a new musical featuring the songs of Irving Berlin, based on the classic 1942 film; Bryce Pinkham and Corbin Bleu fill in, respectively, for Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire. In previews.
Hershey Felder wrote and stars in this one-man play with music, about the life and work of Leonard Bernstein. Joel Zwick directs. In previews. Opens Sept. 11.
Austin Pendleton directs Shelagh Delaney’s 1958 play (written when she was just eighteen), about a working-class woman in a hostile world. In previews.
The Public’s Public Works program mounts a free musical adaptation of the comedy, featuring songs by Shaina Taub and a mixed cast of professionals (including Nikki M. James, as Viola) and community members. Sept. 2-5.
Sarah DeLappe’s play, staged by the Playwrights Realm and directed by Lila Neugebauer, is set at the suburban practice sessions of a girls’ soccer team. In previews. Opens Sept. 11.