Openings and Previews
Jeff Daniels and Michelle Williams star in David Harrower’s Olivier-winning drama, about two people who reconnect years after their relationship, which took place when he was forty and she was twelve.
The Body of an American
Dan O’Brien’s play, directed by Jo Bonney for Primary Stages, recounts the true story of the playwright's friendship with a war photojournalist.
Pershing Square Signature Center
The New Group revives Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama from 1978, directed by Scott Elliott and featuring Ed Harris and Amy Madigan as a rural Illinois couple with a family secret.
Cabin in the Sky
Encores! stages the 1940 musical, in which the Lord’s General and the Devil’s son fight over the soul of a ne’er-do-well. Featuring Michael Potts, Chuck Cooper, LaChanze, and Norm Lewis and directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson.
In Colman Domingo's play, directed by Susan Stroman, a woman struggling with dementia gathers her three grown children for the holidays.
Drunken with What
Abrons Arts Center
Target Margin kicks off its two-season exploration of Eugene O’Neill with this study of "Mourning Becomes Electra," directed by David Herskovits.
In Danai Gurira's drama, directed by Rebecca Taichman, a Zimbabwean family living in Minnesota is torn about the observance of an African bridal custom.
LCT3 presents Greg Pierce’s play, directed by Kate Whoriskey, in which a high-school girl takes her senior year off to compose a requiem, concerning her parents.
Forest Whitaker and Frank Wood play a down-on-his-luck gambler and a hotel clerk, in Michael Grandage's production of the Eugene O’Neill drama.
Stephen Karam's disquieting family drama moves to Broadway with its original cast, including Reed Birney and Jayne Houdyshell. Joe Mantello directs.
St. Ann's Warehouse
Mark Rylance stars in an adaptation of Louis Jenkins's book of poems, about two men on an ice-fishing trip in Minnesota. Claire van Kampen directs the American Repertory Theatre production.
Pershing Square Signature Center
The veteran clowns Bill Irwin and David Shiner bring back their double act, directed by Tina Landau.
Polonsky Shakespeare Center
Christian Camargo plays the wandering prince in Theatre for a New Audience's production of the late Shakespeare play, directed by Trevor Nunn and featuring music by Shaun Davey.
City Center Stage I
Manhattan Theatre Club premières a play written and directed by John Patrick Shanley, about a teen-age boy from the Bronx who transfers to a private school in New Hampshire; the cast includes Robert Sean Leonard.
Mitzi E. Newhouse
Marco Ramirez’s play, directed by Rachel Chavkin, tells the story of a black heavyweight boxing champion (based on Jack Johnson) in six rounds.
Sense & Sensibility
Gym at Judson
Bedlam revives its minimalist staging of the Jane Austen novel, adapted by Kate Hamill and directed by Eric Tucker.
Kenny Leon directs Lydia R. Diamond’s play, which follows four Harvard intellectuals on the eve of the 2008 Presidential election.
Unborn twins wax philosophical in this surreal family drama by Noah Haidle, directed by Anne Kauffman for MCC and featuring Zachary Quinto.
Radiohole stages a new piece inspired by comic books, David Lynch, and the seventies punk scene, with a script by Jason Grote.
The Wildness: Sky-Pony's Rock Fairy Tale
The indie glam band Sky-Pony, led by the writer Kyle Jarrow and the Broadway actress Lauren Worsham, mounts this fantastical evening of music and storytelling, directed by Sam Buntrock.
Women Without Men
City Center Stage II
The Mint produces Hazel Ellis’s little-known play from 1938, set in the teachers’ lounge of an Irish girls’ school and performed by an all-female cast. Jenn Thompson directs.