OPENINGS AND PREVIEWS
ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU
In Neil LaBute’s latest play, directed by Leigh Silverman for MCC Theatre, Judith Light plays a high-school teacher who reveals her marital secrets to a former student. In previews.
Kate Whoriskey directs a new play by Julia Cho (“The Language Archive”), which tells three parallel stories about people preparing a meal for someone else. In previews. Opens Sept. 12.
The Roundabout presents a new musical featuring the songs of Irving Berlin, based on the classic 1942 film; Bryce Pinkham and Corbin Bleu fill in, respectively, for Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire. In previews.
Hershey Felder wrote and stars in this one-man play with music, about the life and work of Leonard Bernstein. Joel Zwick directs. In previews. Opens Sept. 11.
A TASTE OF HONEY
Austin Pendleton directs Shelagh Delaney’s 1958 play (written when she was just eighteen), about a working-class woman in a hostile world. In previews.
The Public’s Public Works program mounts a free musical adaptation of the comedy, featuring songs by Shaina Taub and a mixed cast of professionals (including Nikki M. James, as Viola) and community members. Sept. 2-5.
The Duke on 42nd Street
Sarah DeLappe’s play, staged by the Playwrights Realm and directed by Lila Neugebauer, is set at the suburban practice sessions of a girls’ soccer team. In previews. Opens Sept. 11.