THE BIG MEAL

Sam Gold directs Dan LeFranc’s play, about an eighty-year romance, set in the suburban restaurant where it began. In previews. (Playwrights Horizons, 416 W. 42nd St. 212-279-4200.)

 

DEATH OF A SALESMAN

Philip Seymour Hoffman, Linda Emond, and Andrew Garfield star in the Arthur Miller drama from 1949, directed by Mike Nichols. In previews. (Ethel Barrymore, 243 W. 47th St. 212-239-6200.)

 

EVITA

Ricky Martin (as Che), Michael Cerveris (as Juan Perón), and Elena Roger (as Eva Perón) star in the 1978 musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. Michael Grandage directs. Previews begin March 12. (Marquis, Broadway at 46th St. 877-250-2929.)

 

GORE VIDAL’S THE BEST MAN

James Earl Jones, Candice Bergen, Angela Lansbury, Kerry Butler, John Larroquette, Eric McCormack, Jefferson Mays, and Michael McKean star in this revival of the 1960 play, set at a Presidential convention, centered on a womanizing former governor who is the leading candidate for his party. Michael Wilson directs. In previews. (Schoenfeld, 236 W. 45th St. 212-239-6200.)

 

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

Des McAnuff directs the Stratford Shakespeare Festival production of the 1971 musical, with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. In previews. (Neil Simon, 250 W. 52nd St. 877-250-2929.)

 

THE MAIDS

Red Bull Theatre presents a revival of this 1947 tragedy by Jean Genet, about two sisters who fantasize about killing the woman who employs them. The cast includes J. Smith-Cameron, Jeanine Serralles, and Ana Reeder; Jesse Berger directs. In previews. (Theatre at St. Clement’s, 423 W. 46th St. 212-352-3101.)

 

A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN

At the Pearl, J. R. Sullivan directs the 1947 drama by Eugene O’Neill, set in 1923 in Connecticut, about the hardscrabble lives of an Irish immigrant woman, her cynical father, a tenant farmer, and their alcoholic landlord. In previews. (City Center Stage II, 131 W. 55th St. 212-581-1212.)

 

NOW. HERE. THIS.

The Vineyard presents a musical from the group that produced “[title of show],” with a book by Hunter Bell and Susan Blackwell and music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen, based on a collaboration with Heidi Blickenstaff, Larry Pressgrove, and Michael Berresse, who also directs. In previews. (108 E. 15th St. 212-353-0303.)

 

ONCE

The musical based on the film “Once” transfers from New York Theatre Workshop to Broadway’s Bernard B. Jacobs. With music and lyrics by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova and a book by Enda Walsh. John Tiffany directs. In previews. (242 W. 45th St. 212-239-6200.)

 

REGRETS

Matt Charman wrote this play, set in the nineteen-fifties, in which a young man goes to Nevada for a quick divorce. The cast includes Adriane Lenox, Alexis Bledel, and Richard Topol. Carolyn Cantor directs, for Manhattan Theatre Club. Previews begin March 8. (City Center Stage I, 131 W. 55th St. 212-581-1212.)

 

TERESA’S ECSTASY

In this play by Begonya Plaza, directed by Will Pomerantz, a woman goes to Barcelona to research St. Teresa and to serve her husband with divorce papers. Previews begin March 9. (Cherry Lane, 38 Commerce St. 212-352-3101.)

 

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