OPENINGS AND PREVIEWS
Venue: St. Ann's Warehouse
A new show by the British monologuist Daniel Kitson. In previews. Opens Dec. 4.
Venue: Stephen Sondheim Theatre
This new Broadway musical follows the rise of Carole King, from her life growing up in Brooklyn to her career as a writer of hit pop songs. With songs by King, Gerry Goffin, Barry Mann, and Cynthia Weil and a book by Douglas McGrath. Jessie Mueller stars; Marc Bruni directs. In previews.
Venue: Signature Theater Company
Signature Theatre presents a new theatre-dance work by Martha Clarke, inspired by the 1920 novella by Colette. Featuring the ballet dancers Herman Cornejo and Alessandra Ferri, with text by Tina Howe. In previews. Opens Dec. 8.
Venue: Playwrights Horizons
The world première of a new play by Madeleine George, directed by Leigh Silverman, in which four characters named Watson represent inventions throughout the ages.
Event: The Night Alive
Venue: Atlantic Theatre Company
Atlantic Theatre Company brings a new play by Conor McPherson from the Donmar Warehouse, in London, about some unlucky fellows in Dublin who try to better themselves. Jim Norton and Ciaran Hinds star; McPherson directs. In previews.
Event: What’s It All About
Venue: New York Theatre Workshop
Steven Hoggett directs this songbook musical, celebrating the work of Burt Bacharach, with new arrangements by Kyle Riabko. In previews. Opens Dec. 5.