Openings and Previews
Kate Benson wrote this play, presented by New Georges in association with Women's Project Theatre, about the lively dynamics during one family's Thanksgiving dinner. Lee Sunday Evans directs. In previews. Opens Jan. 15.
Austin Pendleton directs the play by Stephen Adly Guirgis, which premièred at Atlantic Theatre Company last August, about a widower trying to hold on to his valuable rent-controlled apartment on the Upper West Side. Most of the original cast, including Stephen McKinley Henderson, Elizabeth Canavan, and Liza Colón-Zayas, returns. Previews begin Jan. 16.
Pan Asian Repertory presents a noir drama by the Singaporean playwright Damon Chua, set in Peking in 1947, in which an American operative gets involved with a mysterious Chinese woman and a Belgian ambassador. Previews begin Jan. 17.
Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote this musical about Alexander Hamilton, in which the birth of America is presented as an immigrant story. Thomas Kail directs. Previews begin Jan. 20.
Tony Danza, Rob McClure, and Brynn O’Malley star in Andrew Bergman and Jason Robert Brown’s new musical, based on the 1992 movie. Gary Griffin directs. In previews. Opens Jan. 15.
Roundabout Theatre Company presents Fiasco Theatre’s unplugged version of the 1987 musical by Stephen Sondheim, with a book by James Lapine, featuring eleven actors and one piano. Directed by Noah Brody and Ben Steinfeld. In previews.
Trip Cullman directs the world première of a play by Halley Feiffer, about a young actress seeking the approval of her father, a famous playwright. In previews. Opens Jan. 20.
Taylor Schilling, Peter Dinklage, Anthony Edwards, Annabella Sciorra, and Elizabeth Franz star in Ivan Turgenev’s comedy from 1855, in which a woman falls in love with the tutor she has hired for her son. Erica Schmidt directs. In previews.
Rattlestick presents a play by the Syrian-British playwright Laith Nakli, directed by Bruce McCarty, about a meeting between a Syrian-American writer and a leader in the Syrian anti-government movement. Previews begin Jan. 15.
Shakespeare in the Square presents the romantic drama at the Gym at Judson. In previews. Opens Jan. 18.
Created by James Ortiz and Strangemen & Co., this play tells a story about the Tin Man from “The Wizard of Oz,” the woman he loves, and the witch who tries to keep them apart. The production, which premièred last year, has music by Edward W. Hardy and lyrics by Jennifer Loring. Ortiz and Claire Karpen direct. In previews. Opens Jan. 18.