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by George Orwell, adapted by Robert Icke & Duncan Macmillan
at Hudson Theatre
Based on the popular George Orwell novel, 1984 depicts a dystopian future where critical thought is suppressed under a totalitarian regime.
(from 18 May 2017 - Closing on 08 Oct 2017)
by Lawrence Wright
at tba
The play offers a day-by-day account of the 1978 Camp David conference, when President Carter persuaded Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian president Anwar Sadat to sign the first peace treaty in the modern Middle East, one which endures to this day.
(from Expected 2017 - Booking to )
by Lucy Kirkwood
at Manhattan Theatre Club
at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

In a remote cottage on the lonely British coast, a couple of retired nuclear engineers are living a very quiet life. Outside, the world is in utter chaos following a devastating series of events. When an old friend turns up at their door, they're shocked to discover the real reason for her visit.
(from 28 Nov 2017 - Closing on )

by Lucas Hnath
at John Golden Theatre
In the final scene of Ibsen's 1879 ground-breaking masterwork, Nora Helmer makes the shocking decision to leave her husband and children, and begin a life on her own. This climactic event - when Nora slams the door on everything in her life - instantly propelled world drama into the modern age. In A Doll's House, Part 2, many years have passed since Nora's exit. Now, there's a knock on that same door. Nora has returned. But why? And what will it mean for those she left behind?
(from 30 Mar 2017 - Closing on 07 Jan 2018)
by Henrik Ibsen, in a new adaptation by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
at tba
A battle rages in the city.˙ The drinking water is contaminated but never mind the opinion of a local expert there's a tourism industry to protect.˙ Factions form: to tell or not to tell? Studded with contemporary music references, Thomas Ostermeier's production brings Ibsen's dark satire to a boil and, with help from the people, a solitary whistleblower to his knees.
(from Expected 2017/2018 - )
by Claire van Kampen
Play with Music
at Belasco Theatre
King Philippe V of Spain, plagued by insomnia, lies awake in his chamber. The Queen, desperate for a cure, hears of Farinelli - a castrato with a voice so divine it has the power to captivate all who hear it.˙Philippe is astonished when Farinelli sings, and begs him to stay. But will Farinelli, one of the greatest celebrities of his time, choose a life of solitude over fame and fortune in the opera houses of Europe?
(from 05 Dec 2017 - Closing on 25 Mar 2018)
Parts I & II

by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne & John Tiffany
at Lyric Theatre
It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn't much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three school-age children. While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.
(from Expected March 2018 - Booking to )
by Paula Vogel
Play with Music
at Cort Theatre
Indecent is inspired by the true events surrounding the controversial 1923 Broadway debut of Sholem Asch s God Of Vengeance - a play seen by some as a seminal work of Jewish culture, and by others as an act of traitorous libel. Indecent charts the history of an incendiary drama and the path of the artists who risked their careers and lives to perform it.
(from 04 Apr 2017 - Booking to 25 Jun 2017)
by Ayad Akhtar
at Lincoln Center / Vivian Beaumont Theater
It's 1985. Robert Merkin, the resident genius of the upstart investment firm Sacker Lowell has just landed on the cover of Time Magazine. Hailed as 'America's Alchemist,' his proclamation that 'debt is an asset' has propelled him to dizzying heights. Zealously promoting his belief in the near-sacred infallibility of markets, he is trying to re-shape the world.
(from 05 Oct 2017 - Booking to )
by Lillian Hellman
at Manhattan Theatre Club
at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

Set in Alabama in 1900, The Little Foxes follows Regina Giddens and her ruthless clan, including her sister-in-law Birdie, as they clash in often brutal ways in an effort to strike the deal of their lives. Far from a sentimental look at a bygone era, the play has a surprisingly timely resonance with important issues facing our country today.
(from 29 Mar 2017 - Closing on 02 Jul 2017)
by Kenneth Lonergan
at Second Stage Theatre
at Helen Hayes Theatre

What happens when emotions come in conflict with principles, and how do choices under pressure define who we really are? The lobby of a Manhattan apartment building is much more than a waiting area for four New Yorkers involved in a murder investigation. It's a testing ground for what happens when personal and professional personas find themselves at odds. A young security guard with big ambitions clashes with his stern boss, an intense rookie cop and her unpredictable partner.
(from Expected Mar 2018 - )
by David Henry Hwang
at Cort Theatre
This modern classic charts the scandalous romance between a married French diplomat and a mysterious Chinese opera singer a remarkable love story of international espionage and personal betrayal. Their 20-year relationship pushed and blurred the boundaries between male and female, east and west while redefining the nature of love and the devastating cost of deceit.
(from 07 Oct 2017 - )
by Scott McPherson
Dark Comedy
at Roundabout Theatre Company
at American Airlines Theatre

Exploring an unsentimental reality with hope, compassion and a dose of wonderfully absurd humor, Marvin's Room is a life-affirming reminder of the gift we give ourselves when we love unconditionally.
(from 08 Jun 2017 - Closing on 27 Aug 2017)
by Tracy Letts
at tba
A town's proud history, the legend of a local hero, the coveted privilege of reserved parking: nothing is sacred during the town council meeting at the heart of Tracy Letts' new play. This razor-sharp comedy turns from hilarious to chilling as petty policy matters give way to the truth roiling just beneath the surface of the town's historical mythology.
(from 06 Feb 2018 - Closing on )
by J.T. Rogers
at Lincoln Center / Vivian Beaumont Theater
It's 1993. The world watches the impossible: Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat, standing together in the White House Rose Garden, signing the first ever peace agreement between Israel and the PLO. How were the negotiations kept secret? Why were they held in a castle in the middle of Norway? And who are these mysterious negotiators?
(from 23 Mar 2017 - Closing on 16 Jul 2017)
by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer & Henry Shields
at Lyceum Theatre
The Play That Goes Wrong is a riotous comedy about the theatre. The play introduces The 'Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society' who are attempting to put on a 1920s' murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong does, as the accident prone thespians battle on against all the odds to get to their final curtain call.
(from 09 Mar 2017 - Booking to 30 Dec 2017)
by Noel Coward
at St. James Theatre
Present Laughter follows a self-obsessed actor (is there any other kind?) in the midst of a mid-life crisis. Freely indulging his considerable appetite for wine, women and sleeping late (not necessarily in that order), the theatre's favorite leading man suddenly finds himself caught between fawning ing‚nues, crazed playwrights, secret trysts and unexpected twists.
(from 10 Mar 2017 - Closing on 02 Jul 2017)
by Young Jean Lee
at Second Stage Theatre
at Helen Hayes Theatre

It's Christmas Eve, and Ed has gathered his three adult sons to celebrate with matching pajamas, trash-talking, and Chinese takeout. But when a question they can't answer interrupts their holiday cheer, they are forced to confront their own identities.˙Straight White Men takes a hilariously ruthless look at the classic American father-son drama. This is one white˙Christmas like you've never seen before.
(from Expected Jul 2018 - )
by Lynn Nottage
at Studio 54
Sweat tells the story of a group of friends who have spent their lives sharing drinks, secrets and laughs while working together on the line of a factory floor. But when layoffs and picket lines begin to chip away at their trust, the friends find themselves pitted against each other in the hard fight to stay afloat. The play explores the collision of race, class, family and friendship, and the tragic, unintended costs of community without opportunity.
(from 04 Mar 2017 - Booking to 25 Jun 2017)
by Edward Albee
at tba
Three Tall Women is a beautifully-wrought portrait of a woman in life's final act.
(from 27 Feb 2018 - )
by J. B. Priestley
at Roundabout Theatre Company
at American Airlines Theatre

In 1919 Britain, Mrs. Conway is full of optimism during her daughter's lavish twenty-first birthday celebration. The Great War is over, wealth is in the air, and the family's dreams bubble over like champagne. Jump nineteen years into the future, though, and the Conways' lives have transformed unimaginably. This time-traveling play takes place at the crossroads of today and tomorrow challenging our notions of choice, chance and destiny.
(from 14 Sep 2017 - Closing on 26 Nov 2017)
by Aaron Sorkin, based on the novel by Harper Lee
at tba
Based on an event that occurred near her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama in the 1930s, Harper Lee s story of racial injustice and the destruction of childhood innocence centers on small-town lawyer and single father Atticus Finch (modeled after Lee s father, attorney Amasa Lee), his young daughter Scout, her older brother Jem, and their mysterious neighbor, the reclusive Arthur 'Boo' Radley. Written during the early stages of the Civil Rights Movement - at a time when Jim Crow laws were still in effect in many Southern states - Lee's novel held a mirror to the culture of racism of the Deep South.
(from Expected 2017/2018 - )


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