PREVIEW AND OPENINGS

In previews. Opens Feb. 16.

Evening at the Talk House

The New Group stages Wallace Shawn’s play, in which a playwright and a group of actors reunite ten years after a flop. The cast features Shawn, Matthew Broderick, John…

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Pershing Square Signature Center

Midtown

 

In previews. Opens Feb. 21.

Everybody

In Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’s latest work, a modern spin on the fifteenth-century morality play “Everyman,” the actor playing the main character is assigned by lottery each night. Lila Neugebauer…

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Pershing Square Signature Center

Midtown

 

Opens Feb. 8.

Fade

Primary Stages presents Tanya Saracho’s play, directed by Jerry Ruiz, about a Mexican writer at a Hollywood studio who befriends her office’s Latino janitor.

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Cherry Lane

Downtown

 

In previews.

The Glass Menagerie

Sally Field plays the redoubtable Southern matriarch Amanda Wingfield in Sam Gold’s revival of the Tennessee Williams drama, opposite Joe Mantello as Tom.

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Belasco

Midtown

 

In previews. Opens Jan. 22.

The Great American Drama

The New York Neo-Futurists present a new experimental show, created by Connor Sampson, in which the audience members are surveyed about what they want to see, and the cast members…

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A.R.T./New York Theatres

Midtown

 

Previews begin Feb. 2.

If I Forget

The Roundabout stages Steven Levenson’s play, directed by Daniel Sullivan, in which a professor of Jewish studies clashes with his sisters on their father’s birthday. With…

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Laura Pels

Midtown

In previews.

Kid Victory

Liesl Tommy directs a new musical by John Kander and Greg Pierce, in which a teen-ager returns to his Kansas town after a mysterious yearlong absence.

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Vineyard

Downtown

Previews begin Feb. 7.

Linda

In Penelope Skinner’s play, directed by Lynne Meadow for Manhattan Theatre Club, a senior executive pitches a radical idea to change how women her age are viewed.

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City Center Stage I

Midtown

 

In previews. Opens Feb. 15.

Man from Nebraska

David Cromer directs a 2003 play by Tracy Letts (“August: Osage County”), about a Midwestern man (Reed Birney) who sets off on a quest to restore his sense…

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Second Stage

Midtown

 

In previews. Opens Feb. 9.

The Object Lesson

Geoff Sobelle created this installation theatre piece, which transforms the space into a cluttered storage facility where audience members can roam and explore. David Neumann directs.

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New York Theatre Workshop

Downtown

 

In previews.

Ring Twice for Miranda

In Alan Hruska’s dark comic fable, directed by Rick Lombardo, a chambermaid serving an all-powerful master flees with a butler into the rough outside world.

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City Center Stage II

Midtown

 

In previews. Opens Feb. 9.

Sunset Boulevard

Glenn Close returns to the role of Norma Desmond in the 1993 Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, based on Billy Wilder’s classic portrait of Hollywood desuetude. Lonny Price directs.…

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Palace

Midtown

 

Opens Feb. 4.

The Town Hall Affair

The Wooster Group revisits a 1971 debate over feminism which erupted among Germaine Greer, Norman Mailer, and other thinkers at New York’s Town Hall. Elizabeth LeCompte directs a…

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The Performing Garage

Downtown

 

Previews begin Feb. 7.

Wakey, Wakey

Michael Emerson (“Lost”) and January LaVoy star in the latest existential comedy by Will Eno (“The Realistic Joneses”), directed by the playwright.

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Pershing Square Signature Center

Midtown

 

In previews. Opens Jan. 31.

Yen

Lucas Hedges (“Manchester by the Sea”) stars in Anna Jordan’s play, directed by Trip Cullman for MCC, in which two under-parented kids meet a neighbor who…

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Lucille Lortel

 

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