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The Accidental Pervert
Thirteenth St. Repertory Company 50 West 13th Street (between 5th and 6th Ave) 212-352-3101
Andrew Goffman play, directed by Charles Messina. What it's about: A boy's journey into manhood after discovering his dad's video tapes hidden in a bedroom closet. Andrew subsequently develops an addiction that continues UNTIL the age of 26, when he meets his wife to be, and finds himself struggling to find the balance between fantasy and reality. Open run, Every Friday and Saturday at 7pm. Run Time: 90 minutes, no intermission. Tickets $49

Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater
Written by Joshua Harmon, directed by Daniel Aukin. Cast: Ann McDonough,Ben Edelman, Andrew Garman, Jessica Hecht and Sally Murphy. From 2/15/18; opening 3/12/18; closing 4/29/18. What it's about: Sherri Rosen-Mason (Hecht) is head of the admissions department at the Hillcrest School, fighting to diversify the student body. And alongside her husband (Garman), the school's headmaster, they've largely succeeded in bringing a stodgy institution into the 21st century. But when their only son (Edelman) sets his sights on an Ivy League university, personal ambition collides with progressive values. Sets by Riccardo Hernandez, costumes by Toni-Leslie James, lighting by Mark Barton, and sound by Ryan Rumery.James, lighting by Mark Barton, and sound by Ryan Rumery.Running Time: 1 hour and 40 minutes, no intermission. Our Review

The Loft at the Davenport Theatre 354 West 45th Street 212/239-6200
This is a strictly for adults only play about a married men who invite a third man to share their bed. Written and directed by S. Asher Gelman. From 6/12/17; opened 6/23/17; closing 3/18/18-extended to 7/31/18. Running Time: 90 minutes, no intermission.

Amy and the Orphans
Roundabout's Laura Pels Theatre 111 W. 46th St.
World Premiere by Lindsey Ferrentino, directed by Scott Elis. Cast: Vanessa Aspillaga (Kathy) Mark Blum (Jacob), Jamie Brewer (Amy), Ciane Davis (Sarah), Josh McDermit(Bobby), Debra Monk(Maggie). What it's about: A family road trip of Amy and her movie-loving sister who has Downs Syndrome after their father's death. Sets: Rachel Hauck. Costumes:Alejo Vietti. Lighting: Kenneth Posner. Sound and Original Compositions: John Gramada. Vocal Coach: Liz Hayes. From 2/01/18; opening; closing 4/22/18. Running Time: 90 minutes, including 1 intermission Our Review

Roundabout at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre 111 West 46th Street
From 9/27/18; opening 10/16/18; closing 12/16/18. Off-Broadway premiere by Alexi Kaye Campbell, directed by Daniel Aukin. Cast: Stockard Channing as Kristin. What it's about: a woman faces the repercussions of her past in the 1960s, she was a radical activist and political protester. Now a celebrated art historian, the publication of her memoir threatens to split her family apart. Details TBA

Avenue Q
New World Stages at 50th and Eighth Avenue 212/239-6200
No sooner did the Tony Award winning puppet musical end its 6-year run on Broadway (22 previews and 2,534 performances), than producer Kevin McCollum announced the first ever reverse transfer of a show from Broadway to Off-Broadway. However, it's not returning to its original downtown off-Broadway home (the Vineyard), but remains uptown at the largest venue of the New World Stages complex. The re-opening (Prison Break), Emily Cass McDonnell (Mercury Fur), Brian Miskell (The Flick), Will Pa will begin 10/13/09 and play Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 8 PM, Saturdays at 2 and 8 PM and Sundays at 3 and 7:30 PM. Tickets from $86.50 to $66.50. For details about the show see our reviews of the Broadway and original off-broadway productionhere

Babette's Feast
Theatre at Saint Clement's 423 West 46th Street
New York premiere of play based on the short story by Isak Dinesen and made famous by the 1987 Academy Award-winning film. From 3/14/18;opening 3/25/18; open run. Running time: 90 minutes, no intermission. Conceived and developed by Abigail Killeen, written by Rose Courtney and directed by Karin Coonrod. What it's about: Babette is a French refugee who finds asylum in a pious Norwegian village. With boundless generosity. After years there she throws a lavish feast that becomes an agent of transformative grace. Cast: Michelle Hurst stars; also Juliana Francis Kelly, Abigail Killeen, Jo Mei, Elliot Nye, Steven Skybell, Sorab Wadia, Sturgis Warner, and Jeorge Bennett Watson. Scenic and lighting design by Christopher Akerlind, costume design by Oana Botez, sound design by Kate Marvin, and original music by Gina Leishman. Our Review

The Beast In The Jungle
Vineyard Theater
Musical with music By John Kander, book By David Thompson, direction & choreography By Susan Stroman From 5/04/18; opening 5/23/18. closing. Cast: Teagle F. Bougere, former American Ballet principal dancerIrina Dvorovenko, Peter Friedman, Tony Yazbeck,Elizabeth Dugas, Leah Hofmann., Naomi Kakuk ., Brittany Marcin Maschmeyer, Erin Moore . What it's about: a fusion of dance, drama and music adapted from Henry James novella The Beast In The Jungle, the story of John Marcher, a man haunted by personal demons, whose great yet unfulfilled love affair with an unforgettable woman spans decades and continents.The score waltz-inspired instrumental score and choreography traverses the worlds of ballet and contemporary dance. Scenic and costume design by Michael Curry, lighting design by Ben Stanton, sound design by Peter Hylenski, music supervision by David Loud. The stage manager is Johnny Milani.

Blue Man Group
Astor Place, 423 Lafayette St. ((Astor Place/W. 4th St) 254-4370.

An extraordinary downtown hit. For details see Review.

Bobbie Clearly
Rooundabout Black Box Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre, 111 West 46th Street
Drama by Alex Lubisher. Cast: Gabriel Brown,Sasha Diamond,Ethan Dubin, Crystal Finn,Marcus Ho,Christopher Innvar,Tyler Lea,Talene Monahon,Brian Quijada,Constance Shulman,JD Taylor. Directed by Will Davis. Sets, Arnulfo Maldonado; costumes,Ásta Bennie Hostetter; lighting,Jen Schriever; music and sound, Palmer Hefferan. What it's about: Aftermath of an inexplicable act of violence in small Nebraska town. Running time: 2 hours and 20 minutes, including 2 intermissions.opening 4/03/18; closing 5/06/18.

> A Brief History Of Women
59E59 Theaters
Written and directed by Alan Ayckbourn. Cast: Russell Dixon, Anthony Eden, Frances Marshall, Laura Matthews, Laurence Pears, Louise Shuttleworth. What it's about: A comedy in four parts about an unremarkable man and the remarkable women who loved him, left him, or lost him over sixty years; and of the equally remarkable old manor house that saw and heard it all happen. From his first unsettling encounter as a very young man in 1925 to an unexpected reunion late in life. Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri at 7:00,Sat at 2:00 & 7:00, Sun at 2:00 From 4/26/18; opening 5/02/17; closing 5/27/18

Brits Off Broadway
59e59 Theaters
Following the line-up of events:
WE LIVE BY THE SEA devised by Patch of Blue, directed by Alex Howarth With Alexandra Brain, Tom Coliandris, Lizzie Grace, and Alexandra Simonet. Katy, an autistic teenager, lives with her imaginary dog, Paul Williams, and her sister Hannah in a sleepy coastal town. When she meets lonely Ryan, they make a connection that will shake their worlds forever. Playful, visual storytelling with a live electronic score about autism, friendship, and a very big wave. 4/11-5/06
REPLAY written and performed by Nicola Wren, directed by George Chilcott. About learning to celebrate the past, however painful. From 4/24 to 5/13.
A BRIEF HISTORY OF WOMEN written and directed by Alan Ayckbourn. See above separate listing From 4/26; to 5/27.
OPERATION CRUCIBLE by Kieran Knowles, directed by Bryony Shanahan. With Salvatore D'Aquilla, Kieran Knowles, Christopher McCurry, and James Wallwork. During World War II, a single bomb reduced the Marples Hotel in Sheffield, from seven stories to just 15 feet of rubble. Only one of the ten compartments in the hotel's cellars withstood the blast. Trapped within it were four men. This is their story. From 5/08 to 6/03.
TREMOR written by Brad Birch. Sophie and Tom's relationship fell apart in the aftermath of a catastrophe. Four years later, as they come face to face once again, the aftershocks of that fateful day can still be felt. From 5/15 to 6/10.
SECRET LIFE OF HUMANS by David Byrne, directed by David Byrne & Kate Stanley. With Richard Delaney, Olivia Hirst, Andy McLeod, Andrew Strafford-Baker, and Stella Blue Taylor. Inspired by Yuval Harari's inter3al bestseller. Dr. Jacob "Bruno" Bronowski who installs a secret, alarmed room in his house. Fifty years later, his grandson and his blind date delve into Bruno's locked room for the first time, unearthing echoes from across six million years of human history. From 5/31 to 7/01
ALL I WANT IS ONE NIGHT by Jessica Walker, with music director, Joseph Atkins. With Rachel Austin, Alexandra Mathie, and Jessica Walker. Paris: 1935 and Suzy Solidor, cabaret sensation, steps onto the tiny stage of her cramped nightclub, ready to wow the hippest crowd in town with her lesbian erotic songs. She is surrounded by her 225 portraits and high on success, both from her best-selling records and from her status as the most painted woman in the world. Suzy Solidor is probably the most famous woman you've never heard of. From 6/05 to 7/01.
POLICE COPS & POLICE COPS IN SPACE, comedies presented in rotating repertory. With Zachary Hunt, Nathan Parkinson, and Tom Roe. From 6/12 to 7/01

EST's Curt Dempster Theatre 549 W. 52nd StreetEnsemble Studio Theater
Play by Chiara Atik, directed by Claudia Weill . What it's about:3 different stories of 3 separate quests for knowledge, all about one thing. A girl in colonial New England, expectant mothers on a pregnancy message board and a mechanic about to become a grandfather all attempt to discover more about the miracle of childbirth. Cast: Gilbert Cruz,Adriana Sananes, Ana Nogueira, Lucy DeVito, Jenny O'Hara, Kelli Lynn Harrison, Erica Lutz, Kristen Adele, Laura Ramadei, Susan Hyon and Jonathan Randell Silver. from 5/09/18; opening 5/17/18; closing 6/04/18.

Carmen Jones
CSC 136 East 13th Street
New production of the musical with book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, music by Geoge Bize. Directed by John Doyle, choregraphed by Bill T. Jones. Cast: Anika Noni Rose (Carmen), David Aron Damane (Husky Miller), Erica Dorfler (Myrt), Andrea Jones-Sojola (Sally), Justin Keyes (Rum), Lindsay Roberts (Cindy Lou), Soara-Joye Ross (Frankie), Lawrence E. Street (Dink) and Tramell Tillman (Sergeant Brown). The role of Joe TBA.From 6/08/18; closing 7/29/18. What it's about: Set in the South as World War II rages overseas, about a tempestuous parachute factory worker who ignites her own battle in a tragic love triangle with an airman and a prizefighter. The show premiered on Broadway in 1943 and ran for over 500 performances. A 1954 film version, directed by Otto Preminger, starred Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belafonte.

Company XIV at 383 Troutman Street, Brooklyn. 866-811-4111
Adults only, high camp adaptation of Charles Perrault's classic story. Adapted, directed, and choreographed by Austin McCormick. From 3/8/18; opening 3/12/18; closing 6/03/18 .Running time: 2 hours, 15 minutes, with two intermissions
Cinderella reviewed

Mint st Theatre Row 410 West 42nd Street
New York Premiere of Miles Malleson's political love story. Directed by Jenn Thompson. Cast: Jeremy Beck, Henry Clarke, Graeme Malcolm, James Prendergast, Jessie Shelton, Jasmin Walker, and Amelia White From 5/25/18; opening 6/21/18; closing 6/21/18. Mint fans last year saw Malleson's Yours Unfaithfully and follow up with this set against a background of a hotly contested election in the Roaring 20's, London. Tuesday through Saturday evenings at 7:30pm with matinees Saturday & Sunday at 2pm. Wednesday Matinees at 2pm on June 20th and July 18th.

Dance Nation
PlaywrightsHorizons' Peter Jay Sharp Theater
The world premiere by Clare Barron. Directed and choreographed by Lee Sunday Evans. What it's about:Somewhere in America, an army of pre-teen competitive dancers plots to take over the world. And if their new routine is good enough, they'll claw their way to the top at the Boogie Down Grand Prix in Tampa Bay.Cast: Purva Bedi, Eboni Booth, Camila Cano-Flavia, Ellen Maddow, Christina Rouner, Thomas Jay Ryan, Dina Shihabi, Lucy Taylor, and Ikechukwu Ufomadu.Scenic design by Arnulfo Maldonado, costume design by Asta Bennie Hostetter, lighting design by Barbara Samuels, and sound design by Brandon Wolcott. From 4/13/18; opening 5/08/18; closing 5/27/18 Running Time: 1 hour and 45 minutes.

Dan Cody's Yacht
Manhattan Theatre Club's Stage I at City Center 131 West 55th Street

World premiere by Anthony Giardina and directed by Doug Hughes. Frm 5/15/18; opening 6/05/18; closing. Cast: Kristen Bush, Meredith Forlenza, Laura Kai Chen, Rick Holmes, Roxanna Hope Radja, John Kroft, Jordan Lageand Casey Whyland. What it's about: In a small Boston suburb, a single schoolteacher is struggling to get by when the wealthy father of one of her students surprises her with a financial proposal that could change her daughter's life. Suddenly, their worlds collide in ways that open up the question: what truly separates the haves and the have nots? Is it wrong to seize an incredible chance, even if the circumstances seem questionable? Loosely inspired by a passage from The Great Gatsby. John Lee Beatty (scenic design), Catherine Zuber (costume design), Jen Schriever (lighting design), Fitz Patton (original music and sound design), and Ben Furey (dialect coach).

Pan Asian Repertory Theater at the Beckett 410 West 42nd Street 212-239-6200
World premiere by Joyce van Dyke. directed by Lucie Tiberghein. From 4/21/18; opening 4/26/18; closing 5/13/18. Cast: Melis Aker, Nicole Ansari, Robert Najarian, Angela Pierce, Michael Irvin Pollard), Tamara Sevunts. What it's about: 2 Armenian women friends, survivors from 1915, are transported with their families into the 21st century. Set in three-time periods, the play is inspired by the true stories of Victoria and Varter, survivors driven from their homeland of Armenia, and using memory, dreams, and music. Sets by Sheryl Liu, costumes by Dina El-Aziz, lights by Marie Yokoyama (Sayonara), sound by Kate Marvin

Desperate Measures
New World Stages West 50th Street
The delightful musical loosely based on Shakespeare's Measure For Measure that played at the York Theater Company's home at St. Peter's last fall will get a second life beginning 5/30/18 and opening 6/13/18. For more details about cast, creative team and a list of songs, see our
Review of the York production

Dress Of Fire
13th Street Theatre, 50 West 13 Street
A new play by Nina Ketheva, directed by Ioan Ardelean. From 4/13/18; opening 4/22/18; closing 4/29/18. Cast:Austin Pendleton and Angelica Page; also James Edward Becton, Chris Brandt, Caleb Carlson, Paul Carrazzone, Timothy Doyle, Lindsay Gitter, Bryan Marshall, Elena Rusconi, Tara Steinberg and Daniel Yaiullo. Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 pm, with matinees Sunday at 3 pm through April 29th. Tickets are $30. What it's about: As the conflict rages around the walls of the city of Troy (whose dilemma startlingly resembles that of our world today), the passionate characters are as much preoccupied by their own personal dramas as by the impending disaster that will sweep it all away.
World premiere by Brian Dykstra and directed Margarett Perry. What it's about: A high school senior is suspended when he tries to burn an American flag for a school art fair project. Undeterred, he conspires with his classmate, a slam poet in trouble for an expletive-laden poem, to enter a controversial new piece, setting off a free-speech firestorm in a small Ohio town. Cast:Matthew Boston; Bruce Faulk; Elizabeth Meadows Rouse; Jane West. From 3/09/18; opens 3/14/18, closing 4/08/18.

Feeding the Dragon
Primary Stages at the Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce St(212) 352-3101
NY premiere of solo show starring Sharon Washington, directed by Maria Mileaf. Running time: 1 hour and 30 Minutes. From 3/21/18; opening 4/08/18; closing 4/27/18. First Love
Cherry Lane Theater, 38 Commerce Street
The theater's founder's day production presents Charles Mee's play, directed by Kim Weild From 6/07/18; opening 6/15/ closing 7/18/18. What it's about: Embraces a couple in their twilight years, entertains the joys and pains of romance, and explores how a chance encounter can change your life regardless of age. For a review of a production of the play a dozen years ago go here.

The Heath at the McKittrick Hotel 542 West 27th Street
From 2/08/18; opening 2/12/18; closing 4/20/18. New York premiere Vox Motus' innovative theatrical experience that debuted at the Edinburgh International Festival. Created by Vox Motus Artistic Directors, Jamie Harrison and Candice Edmund (also represented on Broadway with Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) Based on British playwright Oliver Emanuel's adaptation of Hinterland a 2012 novel by Caroline Brothers. Runs 45 minutes and slots go from 5:00 pm until 9:30 pm on Thursday and Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 2:00 pm to 11 pm. Flight / Oliver Emanuel (2018 Off-Broadway)

The Gazillion Bubble Show
New World Stages Stage 2 340 West 50th Street 212.239.6200
Bubble artist Fan Yang's family entertainment show. From 2/15/07; opening 2/15/07; open ended. Wed at 11am and 2pm ; Sat 11am, 2pm and 4:30pm; Sunday at 12pm (noon) and 3pm. $44.50 - $64.50 . Run Time:1 hour, 20 minutes (no intermission)

The Gentleman Caller
Abingdon Theater at the Cherry Lane 38 Commerce Street
new play by Philip Dawkins, ddirected by Tony Speciale. Cast: Daniel K. Isaacwill play William Inge and Juan Francisco Villa will play Tennessee Williams. From 5/05/18; opening 5/10/18; closing 5/26/18. Wjat it's about: Takes us back in time, before the Chicago premiere of The Glass Menagerie. Inge, a dissatisfied newspaper critic, invites Williams to his St. Louis apartment for an interview/ Scenic design by Sara C. Walsh (Queen of the Night), costume design by Hunter Kaczorowski (The Dork Knight), lighting design by Zach Blane, sound design and original music by Christian Frederickson. Goldstein
Actors Temple Theatre
A new musical by Michael Roberts (music and lyrics) and Charlie Schulman (book). From 3/26/18; opening 4/05/18; closing. Cast:Megan McGinnis, Julie Benko, Amy Bermowitz, Aaron Galligan-Stierle, Zal Owen, Sarah Beth Pfeifer , and Jim Stanek. Directed by Brad Rouse, with musical staging by Sarah O'Gleby. What it's about: Louis Goldstein has written a tell-all family memoir. While it is a best-seller, his family claims that it isn't true. Goldstein goes back in time to uncover 90 years of secrets, sacrifice, and love lost and found.

Good for Otto
New Group at Pershing Square Signature Center's Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre, 480 West 42 nd Street
NY Premiere written by David Rabe, directed by Scott Elliott: Cast: F. Murray Abraham (Barnard), Kate Buddeke (Jane), Laura Esterman (Mrs. Garland), Nancy Giles (Marci), Lily Gladstone (Denise), Ed Harris (Dr. Michaels), Charlotte Hope (Mom), Mark Linn-Baker (Timothy), Amy Madigan (Evangeline), Rileigh McDonald (Frannie), Kenny Mellman (Jerome), Rhea Perlman in place of the previously announced Rosie O'Donnell (Nora), Maulik Pancholy (Alex) and Michael Rabe (Jimmy). From 2/20/18; opening 3/08/18; closing 4/15/18. What it's about: Through the microcosm of a rural Connecticut mental health center, Mr. Rabe conjures a whole American community on the edge. Like their patients and their families, Dr. Michaels (Ed Harris), his colleague Evangeline (Amy Madigan) and the clinic itself teeter between breakdown and survival, wielding dedication and humanity against the cunning, inventive adversary of mental illness, to hold onto the need to fight and to live. Inspired by a real clinic. Tuesday to Friday 7:30 pm; Sat 8pm; Wed, Sat, Sun 2pm. Running Time: 3 hours, with one inermission.
Good for Otto/David Raabe (2018 Off-Broadway)

Harry Clarke
Minetta Lane Theatre<
After a twice-exended, sold out run at the Vineyard, Billy Crudup returns for a 10-week only 2nd run at the Minetta lane, beginning 3/07/18 and re-opening officially 3/08/18; closing 5/13/18. This was one of the best plays I saw this past year, the kind of solo to undo all reservations about that genre. If you missed it at the Vineyard, make sure to catch it this time.
Harry Clarke

Hot Mess
Jerry Orbach Theater 1627 Broadway at 50th Street)Broadway and 50 Street
A new romantic comedy by Dan Rothenberg and Colleen Crabtree,directed by Jonathan Silverstein. From 11/07/17; opening 11/16/17; open ended. What it's about:Angst-ridden Max and mildly unstable Eleanor are soulmates. They have revealed every crazy and embarrassing quirk to each other, which has only brought them closer. However, there is one issue that Max is holding on to. Eleanor has discussed her ex-boyfriends with Max. Max hasn't quite mentioned his. Hot Mess proves that sometimes in order to find yourself, you have to get lost. Cast: Max Crumm as Max, Lucy DeVito as Eleanor, Paul Molnar as Lewis, Steve, Jason, Therapist, and Tow Truck Guy. Scenic design by Tobin Ost, costume design by Bobby Frederick Tilley, lighting design by Matthew Richards, and sound design by Bart Fasbender.

The House That Will Not Stand
NYTheatre Workshop, Bowery
New York premiere of play by Marcus Gardley and inspired by Federico García Lorca's The House of Bernarda Alba. Lileana Blain-Cruz directs. From 7/11/18; opening 7/30/18; closing 8/11/18. What it's about: In the heat of summer in 1813, Louisiana passed from France to the United States. On the eve of the transfer, in a house in mourning, freedom hangs in the balance for a steely widow and her three eligible daughters -- all free women of color. Performance schedules, casting, and full creative team TBA.
In & Of Itself
Daryl Roth Theatre 101 E 15th St.
Derek DelGaudio's modern allegory, directed by Frank Oz. Running time: 75 minutes. Original Music by Mark Mothersbaugh. Production Design by A.Bandit. Running since last April and now extended yet again to 8/16/18. Our Review

Jersey Boys
New World Stages 340 West 50th Street 212-239-6200.
The long running Broadway hit returns to the Off-Broaway location that's given a long-running 2nd life in a smaller, setting. Cast: Aaron De Jesus as Frankie Valli, Nicolas Dromard as Tommy DeVito, Mark Edwards as Nick Massi and Cory Jeacoma as Bob Gaudio Klara Zieglerova (Scenic Design), Jess Goldstein (Costume Design), Howell Binkley (Lighting Design), Steve Canyon Kennedy (Sound Design), Michael Clark (Projection Design), Charles LaPointe (Wig & Hair Design), Steve Rankin (Fight Director). From 11/22/17.

Later Life
Keen Company at the Clurman Theatre on Theatre Row
A.R. Gurney's third play at the Keen directed by Jonathan Silverstein. Cast: play, would star Liam Craig, Barbara Garrick, Laurence Lau, and Jodie Markell. From 2/27/18; opening 3/14/18; closing 4/14/18. What it's about: A middle-aged man and woman meet at a cocktail party and ponder beginning the relationship that eluded them 30 years ago. While the pair rediscover each other and themselves, a bevy of guests rally behind them. Steven Kemp (scenic), Jennifer Paar (costumes), David Lander (lighting) and Obadiah Eaves (sound). Running time 90 minutes (including intermission). Tuesday through Thursday evenings at 7pm; Fridays at 8pm; Saturdays at 2pm & 8pm; and Sunday matinees at 3pm. Tickets will be $65 with premium tickets $80, for all performances except Tuesday evenings which will be just $20 online or at the box office
Our Review

Letter to Harvey Milk
Acorn Theatre on W. 42nd St.

Musical based on the short story by Leslie Newman, the musical. Lyrics by Ellen M. Schwartz, with additional lyrics by Cheryl Stern, music by Laura I. Kramer, book by Jerry James, Ellen M. Schwartz, Cheryl Stern, and Laura I. Kramer. Evan Pappas directs. Cast: Adam Heller and Julia Knitel star along with Michael Bartoli, Jeremy Greenbaum, Aury Krebs, C.J. Pawlikowski, and Cheryl Stern. Jeffrey Lodin (musical director), Ned Ginsburg (orchestrator), David Arsenault (set design), Debbi Hobson (costume design), Christopher Akerlind (lighting design), and David Margolin Lawsin (sound design). What it's about: Set in San Francisco in 1986, the show follows Harry, an amiable but lonely retired kosher butcher and Barbara, his young lesbian writing teacher at the senior center. WhenHarry fulfills a writing assignment to compose a letter to someone from his past who's dead, he writes not to his late wife Frannie, but to Harvey Milk, the first openly gay political leader in California. Extended and now closing 6/30/18

Light Shining in Buckinghamshire
New York Theatre Workshop Bowery
Written by Caryl Churchill and directed by Rachel Chavkin. From 4/18/18; opening 5/07/18; closing 5/27/18. What it's About: Set in 1647 England where power is shifting, and, amid the chaos and confusion, and revolutionaries across the country are dreaming of a new future. Cast: Vinie Burrows, Rob Campbell, Matthew Jeffers, Mikeah Ernest Jennings, Gregg Mozgala, and Evelyn Spahr. Scenic design by Riccardo Hernández, costume design by Toni-Leslie James, lighting design by Isabella Byrd, sound design by Mikaal Sulaiman, and props by Noah Mease, with original music and music direction by Orion Johnstone. Running time still not set, but there is one intermission. <

Little Rock
The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture 18 Bleecker Street
New York premierewritten and directed by Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj. From 5/30/18; opening 6/14/18; closing 9/08/18. Cast:Rebekah Brockman, Justin Cunningham, Charlie Hudson III, Crystal Lucas-Perry, Quentin Mare, Ashley Robinson, Stephanie Umoh, Shanice Williams. What it's about: the story of The Little Rock Nine, the first black students to attend theirformerly segregated Little Rock Central High School three years after the Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court decision.

The Low Road
Public Theater 420 Lafayette Street
American premiere production of Bruce Norris play, directed by Michael Greif. From 2/13/18; opening 3/07/18; closing. Cast, featuring 17 actors in 50 roles: Tessa Albertson (Delilah, Peg, Pansy), Max Baker (Sir Edward, Reverend Pugh, Faraday), Kevin Chamberlin (Low, Greasy Haired Man, Martin), Daniel Davis (Smith), Crystal Dickinson (Old Tizzie, Ntambi, Mary), Gopal Divan (Pandit, Buccleuch, Freddie), Harriet Harris (Mrs. Trumpet, Belinda, Mrs. Low), Jack Hatcher (Young Jim), Josh Henderson (Musician), Chukwudi Iwuji (Blanke), Johnny Newcomb (Hessian, Townsperson), Chris Perfetti (Jim), Susannah Perkins (Constance), Richard Poe (Dick, Shirley), Dave Quay (Manley, Hessian), Aaron Michael Ray (Ensemble), Joseph Soeder (Ensemble), and Danny Wolohan (Ivan, LeGarde, Many, Merchant, Poor Tim). What it's about: Set in the 18th century, a young man inspired by a chance encounter with Adam Smith to put his faith in the free market. But his path to riches becomes inextricably entangled with that of an educated slave, a man who knows from experience that one person's profit is another's loss, in this parable about the true cost of inequality. Scenic design by David Korins, costume design by Emily Rebholz, lighting design by Ben Stanton, sound design by Matt Tierney, wig, hair, and make-up design by design J. Jared Janas and Dave Bova, and music composition by Mark Bennett.

The Lucky Ones
Ars Nova at The Connelly Theater 220 E 4th Street
World premiere musical with18-Member Ensemble. Directed by Multiple Award-Winner Anne Kauffman. Book by The Bengsons & Sarah Gancher. Music & Lyrics by The Bengsons. Choreographed by Sonya Tayeh.Previews: From 3/19/18; opening 3/31/18; closing 4/21/18.
Mary Page Marlowe
At Second Stage - Tony Kiser Theater 305 West 43rd Street
New York premiere by Tracy Letts, directed By Lila Neugebauer. From 6/19/18; opening 7/12/18; closing. Cast: Susan Pourfar, Tatiana Maslany. Other casting TBA. What it's about: 5 actresses will portray the title character, a seemingly ordinary accountant from Ohio, at different points in her life. Casting of the remaining actresses will be announced shortly. Approximately 90 minutes.

The Metromaniacs
The Duke on 42nd Street 229 West 42nd Street
New York premiere by David Ives, directed by Michael Kahn. From 4/10/18; opening 4/22/18; closing 5/26/18; Running time will be one hour and forty-five minutes, including one intermission. Set design by James Noone, costume design by Murell Horton, lighting design by Betsy Adams, sound design by Matt Stine and original music composed by Adam Wernick.. What it's about: It's springtime in Paris, 1738. Metromania, the poetry craze, is all the rage. Damis, a young, would-be poet with a serious case of verse-mania falls for a mysterious poetess from Breton, Meriadec de Peaudoncqville (say it). She turns out to be none other than a wealthy gentleman . with a touch of the mania himself—looking to unload his sexy but dimwitted daughter—who also just happens to be cuckoo for couplets. S.cheming servants, verbal acrobatics, and mistaken identities launch a breathless series of twists and turns. Tuesday & Wednesday evenings at 7:30, Thursday, Friday & Saturday evenings at 8pm, with matinees select Wednesdays at 2pm, Saturdays at 2pm and Sundays at 3pm. Running Time: 1 hour and 40 minutes, including 1 intermission.

Mlima's Tale
Public Theater's Martinson Hall, 420 Lafayette Street
Written by Lynn Nottage,directed by Jo Bonney. From 3/27/18; opening 4/15/18; closing 6/05/18. Cast: Ito Aghayere (Player 3), Jojo Gonzalez (Player 2), Kevin Mambo (Player 1), and Sahr Ngaujah (Mlima). Scenic design by Riccardo Hernandez, costume design by Jennifer Moeller, lighting design by Lap Chi Chu, sound design by Darron L West, original music by Justin Hicks and movement direction by Chris Walker. Tuesday through Friday at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. (There is no 2:00 p.m. performance on Saturday, March 31 and no 8:00 p.m. performance on Tuesday, April 10 or Sunday, April 29. There is an added performance on Monday, April 9 at 7:00 p.m. What it's about: the story of Mlima, a magnificent elephant trapped in the clandestine international ivory market. Following a trail of greed and desire as old as trade itself, Mlima leads us through memory and fear, history and tradition, and want and need. Running Time: 90 minutes, no intermission. Our Review

Miss You Like Hell
Public's Newman Theater 425 Lafayette St, (212) 967-7555
A new musical by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Quiara Alegra Hudes and singer-songwriter Erin McKeown. Directed by Lear deBessonet and choreographed by Danny Mefford. Cast: Daphne Rubin-Vega, Marinda Anderson,Danny Bolero, Andrew Cristi, Latoya Edwards, Shawna M. Hamic, Marcus Paul James, Gizel Ji. What it's about: Beatriz is a flawed mom to 16-year-old Olivia and an undocumented immigrant on the verge of deportation. After living estranged from each other for years, the pair embark on a road trip that crosses state lines. Together they meet Americans of different backgrounds, shared dreams, and complicated truths. From 3/20/18; openng 4/10/18; closing 5/06/18. Our Review
  Miss You Like Hell | Reviewed 5/10/18| Closing 5/06/18


Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story
9E59 Theaters
US premiere of musical created by Hannah Moscovitch, Ben Caplan, and Christian Barry; written by Hannah Moscovitch; and directed by Christian Barry. From 3/08/18; opening 3/18/18; closing 4/22/18. Tuesday to Friday at 7 PM; Saturday at 2 PM & 7 PM; and Sunday at 2 PM. What it's about: Inspired by the true stories of two Jewish Romanian refugeesm(Moscovitch's great grandparents) coming to Canada in 1908, the Fringe First Award-wining show weaves together a folktale with a high energy concert. A step back into refugees seeking new homes in today's world of new waves of immigrants seeking refuge. Cast: Co-creator Klezmer musician Ben Caplan, Mary Fay Coady, Jamie Kronick, Graham Scott and Chris Weatherstone. residency grant at the Tarragon Theatre. Running Time 1 hour and 20 minutes. Our Review

One Thousand Nights and One Day
Prospect Theater Company at ART/NY Mezzanine Theatre,502 W. 53rd Street
A postmodern musical fantasia with book and lyrics by Jason Grote, based On His Play 1001;music By Marisa Michelson. Directed By Erin Ortman. Cast: jen Anaya, Ashkon Davaran, Layan Elwazani, Chad Goodridge, sepideh Moafi, Gabriella Perez, Ben Steinfeld & Graham Stevens.

Our Lady of 121st Street
The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center 480 West 42nd Street
From 5/01/18; opening 5/20/18; closing 6/10/18. What it's abut: After the death of the beloved Sister Rose, a group of her former students return to their Harlem neighborhood to pay respects. But at the Funeral Home, there's a problem—her dead body has been stolen. Cast: Joey Auzenne, Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Erick Betancourt, Maki Borden, Jimonn Cole, John Doman, Dierdre Friel, Stephanie Kurtzuba, Paola Lázaro, John Procaccino. Walt Spangler (Scenic Design), Alexis Forte (Costume Design), Keith Parham (Lighting Design), Robert Kaplowitz (Sound Design).
Paradise Blue
Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center 480 West 42nd
From 4/24/18; opening 5/14/18; closing 6/03/18--extendedbefore opening to 6/10/18 which means regular prices are in effect. What it's about: In 1949, Detroit's Blackbottom neighborhood is gentrifying. Blue, a troubled trumpeter and the owner of Paradise Club, is torn between remaining in Blackbottom with his loyal lover Pumpkin and leaving behind a traumatic past. But when the arrival of a mysterious woman stirs up tensions, the fate of Paradise Club hangs in the balance. Paradise Blue is a thrilling and timely look at the changes a community endures to find its resilience.Cast: i Francois Battiste, Kristolyn Lloyd, J. Alphonse Nicholson, Keith Randolph Smith. aNeil Patel (Scenic Design), Clint Ramos (Costume Design), Rui Rita (Lighting Design), Darron L West (Sound Design), Thomas Schall (Fight Direction), Kenny Rampton (Original Music), Bill Sims, Jr. (Music Director). Laura Wilson is the Production Stage Manager. For an idea of what to expect, see our review of the play's production at the Williamstown Theatre Festival here.

Peace for Mary Frances
New Group at the Pershing Square Signature Center's Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street.
World premiere by Lily Thorne, directed by Lila Neugebauer. Cast: Lois Smith (Mary Frances), Heather Burns (Helen), Johanna Day (Franny), Natalie Gold (Rosie), Mia Katigbak (Bonnie), Paul Lazar (Eddie), Brian Miskell (Michael), Melle Powers (Clara) and J. Smith-Cameron (Alice).Scenic Design by Dane Laffrey. Costume Design by Jessica Pabst. Lighting Design by Tyler Micoleau. Sound Design by Daniel Kluger. From 5/08/18; opening 5/23/18; closing 6/17/18. What it's about: Mary Frances (Lois Smith) has lived a good life; she's ninety years old and ready to die. Born to refugees fleeing the Armenian genocide, her last wish is to die peacefully at home surrounded by her family. Her dream collides with reality as three generations of explosive women flood her small New England home to battle for the family's legacy.

daughters. From 1/11/18; opening 1/22/18; closing 4/08/18. Set design by Jeff Ridenour, lighting design by Joyce Liao, costume designs by Michael Blatzer, sound design by Damien Figueras. Running Time: one hour, fifty minutes with intermission.

Peter and the Star Catcher
New World Stages W. 50th Street
This show moved uptown from a New York Theatre Workshop premiere. and ended its successful run 1/20/13 but will resurface at New World Stages 3/20/13. Direction by Roger Rees and Alex Timbers. Written by Rick Elice. Based on the bestselling novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. review

. Pygmalion
Bedlam at the Sheen Center 18 Bleeker Street
The Bedlam company's version is bound to have its own personality. Eric Tucker directs. From 3/16/18; opening 3/27/18; closing 4/22/18. Cast:Vaishnavi Sharma as Eliza Doolittle, Eric Tucker as Professor Henry Higgins, Rajesh Bose as Mr. Doolittle, Annabel Capper, Nigel Gore and Edmund Lewis. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 7pm, Saturday at 8pm, and Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 2pm. Please note there will be no performances Saturday, March 17 at 2pm, and Friday, March 30. Our Review

Red Roses, Green Gold
Minetta Lane Theate
>Music and lyrics by Robert Hunter and Jerry Garcia with additional music by Phil Lesh, Mickey Hart, Bob Weir and Greg Anton, founding and former members of the Grateful Dead. Book by Michael Norman Mann. Directed and choreographed by Rachel Klein. From 10/11/17;opening 10/29/17; open ended. What it's about: Set in Maryland in the 1920s and telling the fantastical and comedic tale of Jackson Jones and his family of swindlers as they gamble their way to love and riches. review

School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls
MCC at The Lucille Lortel Theater
The hit play by celyn Bioh returns to the Lortel for a limited fall run with same director and design team. From 10/16/18; openng 10/22/18; closing 11/15/18. The show is set to run through November 25, 2018. Additional information, including casting, will be announced shortly. For more details see our review when it first opened here

The Seafarer
Irish Rep Theatre 132 West 22nd Street

Revival of Conor McPherson's play directed by Ciaran O'Reilly. Cast: Mathew Broderick as Lockhart, Colin McPhillamy as Richard," Michael Mellamphy as Ivan, Andy Murray as Sharky, Tim Ruddy) as Nicky. From 3/30/18; opening 4/18/18; closing 5/13/18. What it's about: After losing yet another job, Sharky has returned home to Dublin to build a new, sober existence with his cantankerous elder brother, Richard, recently blinded in a drunken accident. But it's Christmas Eve and the drinks are flowing as old friends convene for an annual game of poker. This year, an immortal stranger from Sharky's past arrives, raising the stakes to eternal consequence. Set design by Charlie Corcoran, lighting design by Brian Nason, costume design by Martha Halley, sound design by Ryan Rumery & M. Florian Staab, andoriginal music by Ryan Rumery. Wednesdays at 3pm and 8pm; Thursdays at 7pm; Fridays at 8pm; Saturdays at 3pm and 8pm; and Sundays at 3pm. Exceptions: there will be no performance on Wednesday, April 18 at 3pm. There will be an additional performance on Tuesday, April 17 at 7pm. Our Review

Sistas: The Musical
St. Luke's Theatre 308 West 46th Street(212) 239-6200
What it's about: Musical journey, of a multi-generational African-American Family. The narrative is stitched together using the lyrics of songs that perfectly capture the mood and speaks to the issues of each period and time. In the end, the women find strength in each others' stories and arrive at a way to best honor the memory of their beloved Grandma - a seminal figure in their development as strong and accomplished women. From 9/29/2011/ opening 10/11/; Open-Ended. Thursday at 7:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday at 4:30 pm Tickets:$39.50-$69.50.Directed by Kenneth Ferrone. Written by Dorothy Marcic

Orpheum, 126 Second Ave (7th-8th St.), 477-3477.
An eight-member music troupe that uses low-cost, everyday object instruments to create high-energy rhythms. An off-Broadway, all-audience,long-running hit (opened 2/27/94). Our Review
OK for ages 8 and up. The age category is probably conservative.

The Stone Witch
Westside Theatre - Upstairs 407 West 43rd Street
NY premiere of a play by Shem Bitterman,directed by Steve Zuckerman. Cast:Dan Lauria as Simon Grindberg, Rupak Ginn as Peter Chandler, Carolyn McCormick as Clair Forlorni. From 3/12/18;opening 3/25/18; open-ended. What it's about: Simon Grindberg is the world's most illustrious children's book writer and illustrator -but his next masterpiece is a decade overdue. Peter Chandler is a starving artist with unparalleled potential but he doesn't yet know his own value. The two men are thrown together by Clair Forlorni, an ambitious editor. Yael Pardess (set & projection art content design), Mimi Maxman (costume design), Shawn Edward Boyle (lighting design), Christopher Cronin (sound design), Rasean Davonte Johnson (projection design), and Roger Bellon, Bellchant Music (composer). Monday and Tuesday at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m., Friday at 8:00 pm., Saturday at 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m., and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. For more about what to expect, check out our review of the play's Berkshire premiere.

Summer And Smoke
Classic Stage Company 136 East 13th Street
Early Tennessee Williams play cirected Jack Cummings III. From 4/13/18; opening 5/03/18; closing 5/20/18.Glenna Brucken (Rosemary), Phillip Clark (Dr. Buchanan), Nathan Darrow (John Buchanan), Hannah Elless (Nellie Ewell), Elena Hurst (Rosa Gonzales), Marin Ireland (Alma Winemiller), Tina Johnson (Mrs. Bassett), Gerardo Rodriguez (Papa Gonzales), T. Ryder Smith (Reverend Winemiller), Ryan Spahn (Archie Kramer), Jonathan Spivey (Roger Doremus), and Barbara Walsh (Mrs. Winemiller).What it's about: Set in turn-of-the-century Mississippi about a local minister's daughter who walks the line between piety and sensuality with the neighborhood doctor who grew up next door. Set design is by Dane Laffrey, costume design by Kathryn Rohe, lighting design by R. Lee Kennedy and sound design by Walter Trarbach. Original music by Michael John LaChiusa. Tuesday through Thursday evenings at 7 pm; Fridays at 8 pm; Saturdays at 3 and 8 pm and Sundays at 3 pm.

Sweeney Todd
Tooting Arts Club production at Barrow Street Theatre
From an adaptation by Christopher Bond adaptation of Sondheim/Wheeler musical. From 2/14/17; opening 3/01/17; closing 4/13/17-extended again and again, now closing 8/26/18. London's acclaimed production of the Demon Barber comes off-Broadway following sold-out runs in London where it debuted in Harrington's Pie and Mash Shop. It's directed by Bill Buckhurst with music supervisor Benjamin Cox and designed by Simon Kenny. The Theater is recreating the working pie-shop environment and traditional pie and mash will be served prior to the performance. adaptation by Christopher Bond, directed by Bill Buckhurst. Cast: Changing through various extensions. Set and costume designs by Simon Kenny, music supervision and arrangements by Benjamin Cox, music direction by Matt Aument, choreography by Georgina Lamb, lighting design by Amy Mae, sound design by Matt Stine. September 13, 2017 Update: The show has extended again and again, now closing 5/27/18. Our Review

30pm for an opening on Wednesday, April 4. Priority will be given to critics, however, all press are encouraged to attend and welcome post-opening. Symphonie Fantastique
Basil Twist's puppet fantasy,set to Hector Berlioz's revolutionary 1830 score returns to where it began. Features pianist Christopher O'Riley and uppeteers Kate Brehm, Ben Elling, Andy Gaukel, Jonothon Lyons, and Lake Simons, ighting Design by Andrew Hill. from 3/29/18; opening 4/04/18; closing 6/17/18. The piece takes place in a 1,000-gallon water tank, in which five unseen puppeteers swirl countless pieces of fabrics, feathers, fishing lures, flashlights, glitter, dyes, plastic, vinyl and bubbles in all shapes and sizes, creating a dream-like world of imagination and surreal storytelling.
This Ain't No Disco
Atlantic's Linda Gross Theater
Darko Tresnjak will helm thu world premiere musical with book by Stephen Trask and music by Peter Yanowitz. From 6/29/18; opening TBA; closing 8/12/18. What it's abut: Set against the grit, the garbage strikes, and the graffiti of 1979 New York City, this tells the story of drifters and dreamers searching for their place in the night world of Studio 54 and Mudd Club. In their uptown-downtown quest for revelry and kinship, every decision is fateful in a city where one's fate can turn on a dime bag.

This Flat Earth
Playwrights Horizons 416 West 42nd Street
World premiere by Lindsey Ferrentino, directed by Rebecca Taichman. Cast: Cassie Beck, Ella Kennedy Davis, Lynda Gravatt, Lucas Papaelias, Ian Saint-germain. From 3/16/18; opening 4/09/18; closing 4/29/18. Running Time: 90 minutes, no intermission. What it's about: At a middle school in this seaside town, the unthinkable has happened, placing a bewildered community in the national spotlight. Stuck at home in a state of shocked limbo, Julie (Ms. Davis) and Zander (Mr. Saint-Germain), two thirteen-year-olds, try to make sense of the chaos they witnessed, Scenic design by Dane Laffrey, costume design by Paloma Young, lighting design by Christopher Akerlind and sound design by Mikhail Fiksel. Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 7PM, Thursdays and Fridays at 8PM, Saturdays at 2:30 & 8PM and Sundays at 2:30 & 7:30 PM.
Our Review

Three Small Irish Masterpieces
W. Scott McLucas Studio Stage atIrish Rep Theatre 132 West 22nd Street
Three beloved Irish one-act plays: The Pot of Broth by William Butler Yeats & Lady Gregory; The Rising of the Moon by Lady Gregory; and Riders to the Sea by John Millington Synge. Directed by Charlotte Moore. From 3/0/18; opening 3/11/18; closing 4/15/18. Running Time: 75 minutes. Our Review

Three Wise Guys
TACT/ The Actors Company at The Beckett Theatre 410 West 42nd Street 239-6200
A World Premiere of comedy based on Damon Runyon's stories "Dancing Dan's Christmas" and "The Three Wise Guys." Written especially for TACT by Scott Alan Evans & Jeffrey Couchman. Cast: Jeffrey C. Hawkins, Joel Jones, Karl Kenzler, Victoria Mack, Ron McClary, John Plumpis, Dana Smith-Croll. From 2/28/18; opening 3/11/18; closing 4/14/18. Jason Ardizzone-West (scenic), David Toser (costumes), M.L. Geiger (lighting), Bart Fasbender (sound), Dan Scully (projections), and Andrew Gaukel (puppetry), with original music by Joseph Trapanese. Performances Tuesday through Friday evenings at 8pm, Saturdays at 2pm & 8pm, with Sunday matinees at 3pm. Special added matinee on Wednesday, April 11th at 2pm. NOTE: This is the TACT's 25th and FINAL season and this will be their final play. Running Time 90 minutes. Our Review

MCC Theaterat Lucille Lortel
World premiere by Lucy Thurber directed by Jackson Gay. From 4/05/18; opening 4/23/18; closing 5/23/18. Donyale Werle (scenic design), Jessica Ford (costume design), Russell H. Champa (lighting design), Broken Chord (sound design). What it's about: Cristofer and Clarence are two gifted students from the South Bronx. After two years at a local community college being coached by faculty members, the young men are competing for a life-changing scholarship at an elite northeast university. During a campus visit, the young men are unexpectedly confronted with their shared past while trying to break through a system that seems designed to keep them on the outside. Cast: Ato Blankson-Wood, Leon Addison Brown, Juan Castano, Glenn Davis, Samantha Soule.

Unexpected Joy
York Theatre Company at St. Peter's- Lexington Avenue (54th Street entrance)
New musical with book and lyrics by Bill Russell and music by Janet Hood, directed by Amy Anders Corcoran; music direction by Beth Falcone. From 4/24/18; opening 5/03/18; closing 5/20/18.What it's abut: 3 generations of female singers in modern day Cape Cod. Joy, a baby boomer and proud hippie, is holding a memorial concert for the other half of her popular musical duo, Jump & Joy. When her tightly wound conservative daughter and her sweet rebellious granddaughter arrive from Oklahoma, the sparks fly as one family seeks to find the common ground in their different values, dreams and goals. Tuesdays & Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m., Thursdays at 2:30 p.m.*, Fridays at 8:00 p.m., Saturdays at 2:30 p.m.* & 8:00 p.m., and Sundays at 2:30 p.m.

A Walk in the Woods
The Barrow Group Theatre 312 West 36th Street, 3rd Floor

Revival of play by Lee Blessingm directed by Donna Jean (DJ) Fogel. Cast: K. Lorrel Manning as John Honeyman, an American negotiator and Martin Van Treuren as Andrey Botvinnik, a career Russian diplomat. From 3/17/18; opening 3/26/18; closing 4/15/18. About a series of meetings between two diplomats, American and Russian, during the cold war. Edward T. Morris (set), Kristin Isola (costumes), Elizabeth Mak (lights), and Matt Otto (sound). Monday at 8:00 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday at 8:00 p.m., and Sunday at 7:00 p.m.

  Wicked Clone: The Cinema Musical
Davenport Theatre Loft 354 W. 45th Street 212/239-6200
From 3/03/18; opens 3/08/18; closing 4/12/18. Running Time: 90 minutes. What it's about: Identical twin sisters born in Transylvania in 1483 and now living in New York City reveal who vampires truly are through an original epic story.

Winter's Tale
Theatre for a New Audience, Polonsky Shakespeare Center, 262 Ashland Place, Brooklyn
Running Time: 2 hour and 50 minutes with an intermission. From 3/13/2018; opened 3/25/2018; closing 4/15/2018
Performance times: March 13, 16–18, 21–23, 25, 28–31 and April 3–8, 10–15 at 7:30 pm; March 24 at 7pm; and March 31, April 1, 7, 8, 14, and 15 at 2 pm
Our Review
NY Armory, Park Avenue and 65th Street
Written and directed by Simon Stone, based on 1934 Federico Garcia Lorca drama. Starring Billie Piper. From 3/23/18; closing 4/21/18. Running time: Approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes with no intermission. Directed by Simon Stone, sets by Lizzie Clachan, costumes by Stefan Gregory. Our Review
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