Openings and Previews
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. Opens Feb. 17.
Danai Gurira’s drama, about a group of captive women during Liberia’s second civil war, transfers from the Public to Broadway, starring Lupita Nyong’o. In previews.
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, only to cause a rift in her family. In previews. Opens Feb. 22.
Stephen Karam’s disquieting family drama moves to Broadway with its original cast, including Reed Birney and Jayne Houdyshell. Joe Mantello directs. In previews. Opens Feb. 18.
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. In previews. Opens Feb. 21.
The veteran clowns Bill Irwin and David Shiner bring back their double act, directed by Tina Landau. In previews. Opens Feb. 18.
In Lucas Hnath’s play, directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, an Olympic hopeful copes with the pressure of competition on the eve of swim trials. In previews.
Steven Pasquale plays a Mississippi bandit in the Roundabout’s revival of the 1975 musical, based on a short story by Eudora Welty and directed by Alex Timbers. In previews.
Laura Benanti and Zachary Levi star in the 1963 musical, with lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and music by Jerry Bock, in which two employees at a perfume shop are unaware that they are romantic pen pals. In previews.