Openings and Previews
Benjamin Walker plays the murderous financier Patrick Bateman, in Duncan Sheik and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa’s musical adaptation of the Bret Easton Ellis novel. Rupert Goold directs. In previews. Opens April 21.
The Canadian circus company mounts its newest acrobatic spectacle, which tells the story of a starlet choosing between love and art during Hollywood’s golden age. In previews.
Thomas Kail directs a play by Quiara Alegría Hudes, featuring Vanessa Aspillaga and Daphne Rubin-Vega, about the owner of a cheap bar in North Philly and her adopted daughter. In previews.
In a new musical by Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, and Steven Levenson, directed by Michael Greif, a lonely teen-ager (Ben Platt) becomes the accidental subject of viral Internet fame. In previews. Opens May 1.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson plays nearly forty characters at a trendy New York restaurant, in this one-man comedy by Becky Mode, directed by Jason Moore. In previews. Opens April 25.
Aoife Duffin performs this staging of Eimear McBride’s 2013 novel, adapted and directed by Annie Ryan, about an Irish girl’s struggle to overcome her traumatic childhood. Opens April 20.
Red Bull Theatre stages Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s gossip-minded comedy of manners from 1777, directed by Marc Vietor and featuring Dana Ivey and Mark Linn-Baker. In previews. Opens April 24.
Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and Billy Porter star in a musical about the making of a popular African-American stage show from the nineteen-twenties. Directed by George C. Wolfe and choreographed by Savion Glover. In previews. Opens April 28.
Gillian Anderson and Ben Foster play the tempestuous pair Blanche DuBois and Stanley Kowalski, in Benedict Andrews’s production of the Tennessee Williams drama. In previews. Opens May 1.
As part of the “Brits Off Broadway” festival, Matthew Kelly stars in a comedy by Richard Bean (“One Man, Two Guvnors”), in which crisis comes to a bread factory. In previews. Opens May 1.
Casey Nicholaw directs a musical adaptation of Natalie Babbitt’s 1975 children’s novel, about a family that accesses eternal life from a magical spring. The cast includes Carolee Carmello, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, and Terrence Mann. In previews. Opens April 26.
Jessie Mueller stars in a new musical based on the 2007 film, about a small-town waitress who enters a baking contest, with music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles. Diane Paulus directs. In previews. Opens April 24.