OPENINGS AND PREVIEWS
Kent Gash directs a new play by Robert O’Hara ("Bootycandy"), in which a group of siblings gather in a park to confront their sister about her drug abuse. In previews.
In Lucas Hnath's play, directed by Les Waters, the pastor at a megachurch plans to give a sermon that will unsettle his congregation. In previews. Opens Sept. 17.
Marlo Thomas stars in Joe DiPietro’s comedy, directed by David Saint, as a woman trying to figure out what went wrong during a tennis match between her husband and her son. In previews.
James Macdonald directs Caryl Churchill’s political drama from 1979, set in colonial Africa during the Victorian era and in contemporary London. In previews.
Elevator Repair Service stages a play by Sibyl Kempson, about a couple who travel to a mysterious hotel through a tiny door in their living room. In previews. Opens Sept. 28.
In Sam Shepard’s play, directed by Daniel Aukin for Manhattan Theatre Club, Nina Arianda and Sam Rockwell play brawling ex-lovers at a motel in the Mojave Desert. In previews.
Ethan McSweeny directs Thomas Bradshaw’s play, about a black New York lawyer who suspects that he's been passed over for partnership because of his race. In previews. Opens Sept. 21.
Colt Coeur presents a play by MJ Kaufman, inspired by the Mars One project, about applicants for a one-way mission to outer space. Adrienne Campbell-Holt directs. In previews. Opens Sept. 17.
As part of Classic Stage Company's Greek Festival, Rachel Chavkin directs Anne Washburn's adaptation of the Euripides tragedy, in which Agamemnon must decide whether to sacrifice his daughter to Artemis. In previews. Opens Sept. 17.
A five-person cast plays all the roles in Shakespeare's fantasia, in a staging first seen at the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, directed by Bedlam Theatre's Eric Tucker. In previews. Opens Sept. 20.
For the Next Wave Festival, the Montreal-based d.j., graphic artist, and musician Kid Koala created this multimedia piece, directed by K. K. Barrett, in which a robot falls in love with an office worker. Sept. 17-20.
Bixby Elliot’s play was inspired by the life of Lili Elbe, who, in the nineteen-thirties, became the first known recipient of gender-reassignment surgery. Stephen Brackett directs. In previews. Opens Sept. 24.
Deaf West Theatre revives the 2006 indie-rock musical, by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater, based on the Frank Wedekind drama of teen-age sexual discovery. Directed by Michael Arden and performed in sign language and spoken English. In previews. Opens Sept. 27.
Mamie Gummer stars in Lindsey Ferrentino's drama, directed by Patricia McGregor, about a burn victim returning home from a military tour in Afghanistan. In previews.
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