The next few weeks promise new excitement on Broadway with noteworthy productions due to open:

  • An Enemy of the People(Golden Theatre, 252 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036). Previews begin March 14th, with an opening set for March 18th. This Ibsen classic, a scathing social commentary on truth and power, stars Jake Gyllenhaal.
  • The Who’s Tommy(St. James Theatre, 246 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036). This rock opera based on The Who’s iconic album kicks off previews on March 23rd, with an opening slated for March 28th.
  • Lempicka(New York City Center Stage I, 131 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019). A new musical about the life and art of Polish Art Deco painter Tamara de Lempicka opens Off-Broadway on April 14th.

Beyond Broadway:

While there weren’t any major Off-Broadway openings this past week either, keep an eye out for these upcoming productions:

  • Agreement(Irish Repertory Theatre, 132 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011). This new play by Lisa Dillon explores the complexities of family and forgiveness, opening Off-Broadway on April 11th.

Looking Ahead (Off-Broadway):

Here are some interesting Off-Broadway shows scheduled for the coming month:

  • Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir(Earthchxrch, 550 Vanderbilt Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11238). This unconventional performance piece by the environmental activist Reverend Billy Talbott opens on April 10th.
  • Aanika’s Elephants(New Victory Theater, 209 West 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036). A charming children’s play about a young girl and her love for elephants takes the stage on April 12th.

(Bard [Gemini], the large language model from Google AI, and Perplexity AI, the innovative AI search engine and knowledge discovery platform, provided information, insights, and materials for this article.)

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