In previews. Opens Oct. 24.

A Life

In Adam Bock’s play, directed by Anne Kauffman, David Hyde Pierce plays a man who recovers from a breakup by looking for answers in astrological charts.READ MORE »

Playwrights Horizons

Midtown

 

In previews. Opens Oct. 30.

Coriolanus

Red Bull Theatre presents Shakespeare’s politically minded tragedy, directed by Michael Sexton and starring Dion Johnstone as the Roman general.READ MORE »

Barrow Street Theatre

Downtown

In previews.

Dead Poets Society

Jason Sudeikis plays a nonconformist teacher at an all-boys school, in Tom Schulman’s adaptation of his screenplay for the 1989 film, directed by John Doyle.READ MORE »

Classic Stage Company

Downtown

 

In previews.

The Death of the Last Black Man in…

Suzan-Lori Parks’s comedy, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, explores the archetypes of the African-American experience in absurdist vignettes.READ MORE »

Pershing Square Signature Center

Midtown

 

Through Nov. 6.

Duat

SoHo Rep presents a new piece—part vaudeville, part gospel show—created by the performance artist Daniel Alexander Jones and featuring his soul-singing alter ego, Jomama Jones.READ MORE »

Connelly

Downtown

In previews.

Falsettos

James Lapine directs a revival of the 1992 musical, with a score by William Finn, in which an unconventional family navigates gay life, AIDS, and bar mitzvahs in Koch-era Manhattan.…READ MORE »

Walter Kerr

Midtown

 

In previews. Opens Nov. 6.

Finian’s Rainbow

Melissa Errico stars in the 1947 musical, about an Irish father and daughter who escape to the Jim Crow South after stealing a pot of gold from a leprechaun.READ MORE »

Irish Repertory

Chelsea

 

In previews. Opens Oct. 20.

The Front Page

Nathan Lane, John Slattery, John Goodman, Jefferson Mays, Sherie Rene Scott, Holland Taylor, and Robert Morse star in Jack O’Brien’s revival of the 1928 comedy, about Chicago newspapermen…READ MORE »

Broadhurst

Midtown

 

In previews. Opens Nov. 6.

Homos, or Everyone in America

Robin De Jesús and Michael Urie portray a couple whose life is complicated by a violent crime in Jordan Seavey’s play, directed by Mike Donahue for Labyrinth Theatre Company.…READ MORE »

Bank Street Theatre

Downtown

 

Opens Nov. 2.

Kingdom Come

In Jenny Rachel Weiner’s play, directed by Kip Fagan for Roundabout Underground, two women venture under false identities into the world of Internet dating.READ MORE »

Black Box, Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre

Midtown

 

In previews. Opens Oct. 30.

Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Janet McTeer, Liev Schreiber, and Birgitte Hjort Sørensen star in Josie Rourke’s revival of the Christopher Hampton drama, depicting the seductive games of aristocrats in pre-Revolutionary France.READ MORE »

Booth

Midtown

 

In previews. Opens Nov. 7.

“Master Harold” . . . and the Boys

Athol Fugard directs his 1982 drama, set in a tea shop in South Africa in 1950, where two black men and a white boy face the cruelties of apartheid.READ MORE »

Pershing Square Signature Center

Midtown

 

In previews.

Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812

Josh Groban and Denée Benton star in Dave Malloy’s electro-pop adaptation of a section of “War and Peace.” Rachel Chavkin directs the immersive production, which originated at Ars Nova.…READ MORE »

Imperial

Midtown

 

Opens Nov. 2.

Notes from the Field

Anna Deavere Smith’s new solo work, based on more than two hundred and fifty interviews, explores issues of education, inequality, and criminal justice.READ MORE »

Second Stage

Midtown

In previews.

Othello: The Remix

The Q Brothers (“The Bomb-itty of Errors”) perform their five-person, eighty-minute hip-hop retelling of the Shakespeare tragedy.READ MORE »

Westside

Midtown

 

 

In previews.

Party People

The Universes ensemble stages this piece about the Black Panther Party and the Young Lords, based on interviews with veterans…READ MORE »

Public

Downtown

 

In previews. Opens Oct. 20.

Plenty

In David Leveaux’s revival of the David Hare drama, last seen at the Public in 1982, Rachel Weisz plays a British secret agent adjusting to everyday life after working…READ MORE »

Public

Downtown

 

Oct. 26-29.

Request Concert

At the Next Wave Festival, the Latvian director Yana Ross stages Franz Xaver Kroetz’s play, which consists of only stage directions and depicts a woman (Danuta Stenka) alone in…READ MORE »

BAM Fisher

Brooklyn

 

In previews. Opens Oct. 31.

Sagittarius Ponderosa

The National Asian American Theatre Company presents MJ Kaufman’s play, directed by Ken Rus Schmoll, in which a transgender man returns home to central Oregon as his father’s…READ MORE »

3LD Art & Technology Center

Downtown

 

Oct. 24-26. Closing soon

Sunday in the Park with George

Jake Gyllenhaal and Annaleigh Ashford star in a special concert performance of the 1984 Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine musical, to benefit New York City Center.READ MORE »

City Center

Midtown

 

In previews. Opens Nov. 3.

Sweat

Kate Whoriskey directs a new play by Lynn Nottage, about a group of friends from an assembly line who find themselves at odds amid layoffs and pickets.READ MORE »

Public

Downtown

 

In previews.

Terms of Endearment

Molly Ringwald stars in Dan Gordon’s play, based on the Larry McMurtry novel and the 1983 film, which follows a mother and daughter coping with love and tragedy over…READ MORE »

59E59

Midtown

 

In previews. Opens Oct. 23.

Two Class Acts

A. R. Gurney premières a pair of short plays: “Squash,” about a college professor grappling with a student’s provocative take on Plato, and “Ajax,” in which an actress turned…READ MORE »

Flea

Downtown

 

In previews. Opens Oct. 25.

Vietgone

Manhattan Theatre Club stages a play by Qui Nguyen, directed by May Adrales, about two Vietnam War refugees (based on the playwright’s parents) in a relocation camp in Arkansas.…READ MORE »

City Center Stage I

Midtown

 

Opens Oct. 26.

Wilderness

En Garde Arts presents a multimedia piece about the pressures of addiction, trauma, and sexual identity, based on interviews with young adults and accompanied by a folk score.READ MORE »

Abrons Arts Center

Downtown

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