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by Anna Ziegler
Drama
at Manhattan Theatre Club
at New York City Center (Studio at Stage II)

Amber and Tom are freshmen at Princeton University, where their experiences so far have only two things in common: drunken parties and a desire to fit in. But when˙they meet, their common experience becomes anything but, and their moral mettle is put to the test.˙Anna Ziegler's deeply felt and relevant play explores themes of intimacy and responsibility, power and provocation, privilege, and protocol.
(from 31 Oct 2017 - Closing on )
AMY AND THE ORPHANS
by Lindsey Ferrentino
Drama
at Laura Pels Theatre
at Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre

After their father's death, two unhinged siblings reunite with Amy, their movie-loving sister who has Down syndrome. Together, they careen down the Great American Long Island Expressway, navigating strip malls, traffic jams and some serious (and not-so-serious) family drama. An unexpected turn reveals the moment that changed their lives and the fact that Amy may be the only one who knows her own mind. Amy and the Orphans is a rollicking ride that proves it's never too late to follow a new road.
(from 01 Feb 2018 - Closing on 22 Apr 2018)
ANIMAL
by Clare Lizzimore
Dark Comedy
at Atlantic Theater Company
at Atlantic Stage 2

Rachel has it all: marriage, house, career. So why does she suddenly have this creeping feeling? Did she leave something behind? Or is there something in the walls ? Her husband thinks she needs time; her psychiatrist suggests positive thinking. But then the visions start. A darkly comic play about the underside of domesticity, the complexity of the brain in chaos, and the thin line between sinking and survival.
(from 24 May 2017 - Closing on 18 Jun 2017)
ANTIPODES, THE
by Annie Baker
Drama
at The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre
at The Pershing Square Signature Center

The Antipodes is a play about people telling stories about telling stories.
(from 04 Apr 2017 - Closing on 21 May 2017)
BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE
by Layon Gray
Drama
at St. Luke's Theatre
A story told in narrative of six men embarking on a journey to become pilots in the United States Army Air Forces. The play explores their collective struggle with Jim Crow; challenging their intelligence, patriotism, brotherhood, and dreams of an inclusive and fair society.
(from 05 Jan 2010 - Booking to 30 Mar 2017)
C.S. LEWIS ONSTAGE
The Most Reluctant Convert

by C.S. Lewis, adapted for the stage by Max McLean
Drama
at Theatre Row's Acorn
C.S. Lewis' journey from skeptic to the most influential Christian intellectual of the 20th Century.
(from 08 Feb 2017 - Closing on 21 May 2017)
CAN YOU FORGIVE HER?
by Gina Gionfriddo
Comedy
at Vineyard Theatre
It s Halloween night, and Miranda is desperate for a way out. She's drowning in debt, may be falling for her sugar daddy, and is on the run from her date who has threatened to kill her. When she meets Graham and Tanya, a door opens, for all of them... but is what's beyond a treat or a trick? A story of complicated lost souls grappling with the costs of love, money, and the American Dream.
(from 04 May 2017 - Closing on 11 Jun 2017)
CHURCH & STATE
by Jason Odell Williams
Comedy
at New World Stages / Stage 5
Church & State is a comedy about faith, politics, and 'The Twitter.' It's three days before Charlie Whitmore's Senate reelection and he's decided to finally tell the public exactly what's on his mind, no filter. What could possibly go wrong?
(from 03 Mar 2017 - Booking to 02 Jul 2017)
COST OF LIVING
by Martyna Majok
Drama
at Manhattan Theatre Club
at New York City Center (Stage I)

Cost of Living is the story of four very different people, in four very different circumstances, each trying to get by. Eddie, an unemployed truck driver, reunites with his ex-wife Ani after she suffers a devastating accident. John, a brilliant and witty doctoral student, hires over-worked Jess, a caregiver. As their lives intersect, Majok's play delves into the chasm between abundance and need and explores the space where bodies abled and disabled meet each other.
(from 16 May 2017 - Closing on 16 Jul 2017)
DANCE NATION
by Clare Barron
Comedy
at Playwrights Horizons' Peter Jay Sharp Theater
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. But in Clare Barron's raucous pageant of ambition and ferocity, these young dancers have more than choreography on their minds, because every pli‚ and jet‚ is a step toward finding themselves, and a fight to unleash their power.
(from Expected Apr 2018 - Closing on )
DANIEL'S HUSBAND
by Michael McKeever
Drama
at Primary Stages
at Cherry Lane Theatre

In Daniel's Husband, we see Daniel and Mitchell enjoying life as the Perfect Couple. Perfect house, perfect friends, even a mother who wants them to wed. What isn't perfect is that Daniel longs to be married and Mitchell does not. A turn of events forces both men to face the consequences of their opposing views, and they learn that they are living in a world where fundamental rights aren't always so fundamental. Daniel's Husband takes an unflinching look at how we choose to Tie the Knot. Or not.
(from 22 Mar 2017 - Closing on 28 Apr 2017)
EMPEROR JONES, THE
by Eugene O'Neill
Drama
at Irish Rep Theatre
The Emperor Jones is the story of Brutus Jones, a despot who ascends the throne using lies, intimidation and the politics of fear. Following a prison break in the United States, Jones sets himself up as monarch of a Caribbean island. When the Natives rebel after years of exploitation, Jones's mesmerizing journey into darkness becomes a terrifying psychological portrayal of power, fear, and madness. With his demons in heavy pursuit, the Emperor is forced to confront not just the mortal sins of his past but also the depravities against his ancestors all in search of forgiveness and salvation.
(from 01 Mar 2017 - Closing on 23 Apr 2017)
END OF LONGING, THE
by Matthew Perry
Dark Comedy
at MCC Theater
at Lucille Lortel Theatre

An alcoholic, an escort, a self-diagnosed neurotic and a well-intentioned dimwit walk into a bar... Broken and deeply flawed, they find their lives irreversibly entwined no matter how hard they try to break free of one another. The End of Longing is a bittersweet comedy that proves that broken people don't need to stay broken.
(from 18 May 2017 - Closing on 24 Jun 2017)
FEEDING THE DRAGON
by Sharon Washington
Drama
at Primary Stages
at Cherry Lane Theatre

As both playwright and star of this autobiographical solo piece, Sharon Washington revisits her time growing up in an apartment on the top floor inside the St. Agnes Branch of the New York Public Library, where her father served as the building's custodian. Shrouded in family mystery, Sharon's story boldly examines how both the power of forgiveness and her lifelong love for the written word have helped her battle dragons of all forms.
(from Expected Mar 2018 - Closing on Expected Apr 2018)
FOR PETER PAN ON HER 70th BIRTHDAY
by Sarah Ruhl
Drama
at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater
Playing Peter Pan at her hometown children's theater is one of Ann's fondest, most formative memories. Now, fifty years later, Neverland calls again, casting her and her siblings back to this faraway dreamscape where the refusal to grow up confronts the inevitability of growing old. In her highly anticipated return to Playwrights, Sarah Ruhl conjures a tender, yearning tale that flies in the face of time, in the search for a second youth.
(from 18 Aug 2017 - Closing on )
FULFILLMENT CENTER
by Abe Koogler
Comic-Drama
at Manhattan Theatre Club
at New York City Center (Studio at Stage II)

In the New Mexico desert, a down-on-her-luck folk singer takes a job at a giant online retailer's shipping center. Her young manager struggles to connect with his girlfriend newly relocated from New York. And a drifter living at a local campground dangerously links them all. Raw, surprising, and funny, this world premiere is about four lonely lives coming together in the search for fulfillment.
(from 06 Jun 2017 - Closing on )
GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM
by Martin Sherman
Comic-Drama
at The Public's Martinson Theater
Tony winner Harvey Fierstein takes the stage this spring in a world premiere by Tony Award nominee Martin Sherman. Fierstein plays Beau, a pianist expat living in London, who meets Rufus, an eccentric young lawyer, at the dawn of the internet dating revolution. After a life spent recovering from the disappointment and hurt of loving men in a world that refused to allow it, Beau is determined to keep his expectations low with Rufus. But Rufus comes from a new generation of gay men who believe happiness is as much their right as anyone else's, and what Beau assumed would be just another fling grows into one of the most surprising and defining relationships of his life. A remarkably moving, brilliantly funny love story that reflects the triumphs and heartbreaks of the entire length of the gay rights movement, celebrating and mourning the ghosts of the men and women who led the way for equality, marriage and the right to dream.
(from 14 Mar 2017 - Closing on 23 Apr 2017)
GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON, CHARLES DICKENS AND COUNT LEO TOLSTOY: DISCORD, THE
by Scott Carter
Drama
at Primary Stages
at Cherry Lane Theatre

This timely New York Premiere finds three of history's most famous men, all of whom wrote their own version of the gospels, debating everything from religion to literature to marriage in this new play. Thomas Jefferson (author of the Declaration of Independence), Charles Dickens (the man who brought us A Christmas Carol and Oliver Twist) and Count Leo Tolstoy (the epic Russian novelist of War & Peace fame) are trapped in a limbo where each believes their path to salvation depends on convincing the other two that they are wrong in this profound and exciting battle of truly biblical proportions.
(from Expected Sep 2017 - Closing on Expected Oct 2017)
GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR, THE
adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from 'Revizor' by Nikolai Gogol
Comedy
at The Duke on 42nd Street
All politics are local. Gogol's deeply silly satire of small-town corruption offers a riotous portrait of rampaging self-delusion. When the crooked leadership of a provincial village discovers that an undercover inspector is coming to root out their commonplace corruption, the town weaves a web of bribery, lies, and utter madness. Jeffrey Hatcher's adaptation offers a hilarious reminder of the timelessness of bureaucracy and buffoonery.
(from 16 May 2017 - Closing on 24 Jun 2017)
GRAVEDIGGER'S LULLABY, THE
by Jeff Talbott
Drama
at Theatre Row's Beckett
The play tells the powerful, simple tale of Baylen, a hardworking gravedigger fighting to feed his family in a world that threatens to bury him.
(from 28 Feb 2017 - Closing on 01 Apr 2017)
HAMLET
by William Shakespeare
Drama
at The Public's Anspacher Theater
Oscar Isaac returns to The Public in this electrifyingly intimate new production of Shakespeare's eternal drama. Isaac is the prince caught between thought and action, anger and anguish as his uncle assumes the throne left vacant by his murdered father. As the dead king calls to him from the grave, demanding to be avenged, Hamlet is forced to choose between bearing the oppressor's wrong or taking arms against a sea of troubles. The play is widely considered theater's most powerful tragedy about life and death, madness and conscience, and corruption of the state and of the soul.
(from 20 Jun 2017 - Closing on 03 Sep 2017)
HOW TO TRANSCEND A HAPPY MARRIAGE
by Sarah Ruhl
Drama
at Lincoln Center / Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater
At a dinner party in the wilds of New Jersey, two married couples discuss a younger acquaintance - a polyamorous woman who also hunts her own meat. Fascinated, they invite this mysterious woman and her two live-in boyfriends to a New Year's Eve party, which alters the course of their lives.
(from 23 Feb 2017 - Closing on 07 May 2017)
IF I FORGET
by Steven Levenson
Drama
at Laura Pels Theatre
at Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre

If I Forget focuses an unwavering gaze on the personal politics of family, heritage, and history and the scars and legacies they leave behind.
(from 02 Feb 2017 - Closing on 30 Apr 2017)
JULIUS CAESAR
by William Shakespeare
Drama
at The Public's Delacorte Theater
Rome's leader, Julius Caesar, is a force unlike any the city has seen. Magnetic, populist, irreverent, he seems bent on absolute power. A small band of patriots, devoted to the country's democratic traditions, must decide how to oppose him. Shakespeare's masterpiece play of politics and power has never felt more contemporary.
(from 23 May 2017 - Closing on 18 Jun 2017)
LAST MATCH, THE
by Anna Ziegler
Drama
at Laura Pels Theatre
at Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre

It's the semifinals of the U.S. Open, and two tennis greats are facing off in the match of their lives. Tim Porter, the aging all-American favorite, wants to prove to the world, his wife and himself that he's still a champion. Hot-headed rising star Sergei Sergeyev struggles to believe he truly deserves to beat his lifelong hero. Set against the high-stakes backdrop of professional sports, this New York premiere serves up a richly theatrical look at what keeps us striving and why.
(from 28 Sep 2017 - Closing on 24 Dec 2017)
LIGHT YEARS, THE
by Hannah Bos & Paul Thureen
Drama
at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater
Behold The Spectatorium: an audacious, visionary 12,000-seat theater designed for the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 by Steele MacKaye, the now forgotten theatrical impresario around whom this haunted, 40-year love story spins. From the minds of The Debate Society, The Light Years is an epic, intimate tale of two families struggling to meet their future, and a spectacular tribute to man's indomitable spirit of invention.
(from 17 Feb 2017 - Closing on 02 Apr 2017)
LINDA
by Penelope Skinner
Comic-Drama
at Manhattan Theatre Club
at New York City Center (Stage I)

Linda Wilde has it all. She's an award-winning senior executive as well as a busy wife and mother. But when she pitches a revolutionary concept that could change the way the world looks at women of a certain age, she finds herself fighting for her own relevance as every part of her carefully considered life starts to show cracks.
(from 07 Feb 2017 - Closing on 02 Apr 2017)
LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE, THE
by Le Clanch‚ du Rand, based on the novel by C.S. Lewis
Drama
at St. Luke's Theatre
In this inventive and highly theatrical adaptation of C.S. Lewis's beloved tale from the Chronicles of Narnia, two actors play eight characters, both human and animal. Through the magic of theatre, we travel to Narnia with the Pevensie children, and get swept into their journey to stand with the great lion Aslan against the evil White Witch. As the children battle the forces of evil they discover that Love is the deepest magic of all.
(from 22 Oct 2011 - Booking to 26 Aug 2017)
LOG CABIN
by Jordan Harrison
Comedy
at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater
It's a faraway age of hope and inclusivity; in other words, it's 2015. When a tight-knit circle of married gays and lesbians comfy in the new mainstream see themselves through the eyes of their rakish transgender pal, it's clear that the march toward progress is anything but unified. With stinging satire and acute compassion, Jordan Harrison's pointed comedy charts the breakdown of empathy that happens when we think our rights are secure, revealing conservative hearts where you'd least expect.
(from Expected Jun 2018 - Closing on )
LUCKY ONE, THE
by A.A. Milne
Drama
at Theatre Row's Beckett
The Lucky One˙is the timeless story of antagonism between two brothers: Gerald, who stands in the sun, and Bob, who stands in Gerald's shadow. When Bob finds himself in serious legal trouble, he turns to Gerald for rescue. When Gerald fails to come through, years of simmering resentment boil over in a confrontation that is as stirring as it is surprising.
(from 14 Apr 2017 - Closing on 25 Jun 2017)
MANKIND
by Robert O'Hara
Comedy
at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater
Mark and Jason were keeping things casual until Jason got pregnant. But however unplanned the pregnancy was, nothing could be less expected than the chain of events it would set in motion. Robert O Hara's audacious, hilarious allegory envisions an uncannily familiar future one long after women have gone extinct from centuries of mistreatment where man's capacity to f**k everything up soars to new heights.
(from Expected Dec 2017 - Closing on )
MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, A
by William Shakespeare
Comedy
at The Public's Delacorte Theater
When the merry sprite Puck meddles with a magical love potion, young lovers lost in the woods mysteriously find themselves infatuated with the wrong person in this hilarious, fairytale fantasia that proves the course of true love never did run smooth. Shakespeare's beloved comedy is a classic romance about the supernatural nature of love set in the most enchanted forest in all of theater.
(from 11 Jul 2017 - Closing on 13 Aug 2017)
NAPOLI, BROOKLYN
by Meghan Kennedy
Drama
at Laura Pels Theatre
at Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre

The women of the Muscolino family have lived for years under the frightening temper of their husband and father. All are desperate for a life beyond their four walls, hiding dreams, loves, and longings. But when an accidental tragedy rocks the neighborhood, the family s plans are put on hold. The women fight to find their voices and struggle to hold on to them and to each other. Napoli, Brooklyn is a play about sisterhood, freedom, and forgiveness in 1960s Brooklyn.
(from 09 Jun 2017 - Closing on 03 Sep 2017)
NOT THAT JEWISH
written and performed by Monica Piper
Comedy
at New World Stages / Stage 4
Not That Jewish is Emmy Award-winning writer, actress and comedian Monica Piper's autobiographical telling of a Jew 'ish' girl's life.
(from 06 Oct 2016 - Booking to 30 Apr 2017)
ON THE EXHALE
by Martˇn Zimmerman
Drama
at Black Box Theatre
at Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre

When a senseless act of violence changes her life forever, a liberal college professor finds herself inexplicably drawn to the very weapon used to perpetrate the crime and to the irresistible feeling of power that comes from holding life and death in her hands. Peering down the barrel of a uniquely American crisis, she begins to suspect that when it comes to gun violence, we're all part of the problem.
(from 07 Feb 2017 - Closing on 02 Apr 2017)
PARALLELOGRAM, A
by Bruce Norris
Comedy
at Second Stage Theatre
at Tony Kiser Theatre

If you knew in advance exactly what was going to happen in your life, and how everything was going to turn out, and if you knew you couldn't do anything to change it, would you still want to go on with your life? That is the question facing Bee who, much to Jay's confusion, can click through different moments in her life with the touch of a remote control. Past, present and future collide in this existential farce that questions whether we can make peace with those things we don't have the power to change.
(from Expected Summer 2017 - )
PERFECT CRIME
by Warren Manzi
Thriller
at The Theater Center's Anne L. Bernstein Theater
A secluded mansion. A would-be murderess. The perfect crime. Margaret Brent is an accomplished Connecticut psychiatrist - and potential cold-blooded killler. When her wealthy husband turns up dead, she gets caught in the middle of a terrifying game of cat and mouse with a deranged patient and the handsome but duplicitous investigator assigned to the case.
(from 18 Apr 1987 - Booking to 29 May 2017)
PIPELINE
by Dominique Morisseau
Drama
at Lincoln Center / Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater
Nya Joseph is a dedicated, inner-city public high school teacher who is committed to her students' achievement, while she sends her only son, Omari, to a private boarding school. When Omari is involved in a controversial incident which threatens him with expulsion from his school, Nya is forced to reconcile Omari's rage and her own parental decisions, as she rallies to save her son.
(from 15 Jun 2017 - Closing on 27 Aug 2017)
PRESSING MATTERS
by Jennifer Jasper
Drama
at Theatre Row's Clurman
A boxed-set of six quirky stories nestled into one evening. Seven words map the course of a young couple's life. A young woman is on a perpetual quest to move forward with the help of her butler. A mother discovers parenting is an obstacle course in the modern age. Three generations of women find a common voice. Chloe and Essie remember. Passengers await their final destination. Jennifer Jasper's˙Pressing Matters˙wastes no words as she weaves tales in her own humorous and heartfelt storytelling style.
(from 15 Apr 2017 - Closing on 20 May 2017)
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
by Kate Hamill, adapted from the novel by Jane Austen
Drama
at Primary Stages
at Cherry Lane Theatre

The outspoken Elizabeth Bennet faces mounting pressure from her status-conscious mother to secure a suitable marriage. But is marriage suitable for a woman of Elizabeth's intelligence and independence? Especially when the irritating, aloof, self-involved tall, vaguely handsome, mildly amusing, and impossibly aristocratic Mr. Darcy keeps popping up at every turn?! What? Why are you looking at us like that? Literature's greatest tale of latent love has never felt so theatrical, or so full of life than it does in this effervescent new adaptation.
(from Expected Nov 2017 - Closing on Expected Dec 2017)
PROFANE, THE
by Zayd Dohrn
Drama
at Playwrights Horizons' Peter Jay Sharp Theater
Safe in the liberal fortress of Manhattan, Raif Almedin is a first-generation immigrant who prides himself on his modern, enlightened views. But when his daughter falls for the son of a conservative Muslim family in White Plains, he discovers the threshold of his tolerance. Two families are forced to confront each other's religious beliefs and cultural traditions, and to face their own deep-seated prejudice.
(from 17 Mar 2017 - Closing on 30 Apr 2017)
PUFFS
Or, Seven Years of Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic

by Matt Cox
Comedy
at Elektra Theatre
Puffs, or, Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic gives you a front row seat to the sidelines of the world's most famous magical journey. Follow the story of a young wizard named Wayne and the Puffs a group of well-meaning, loyal rejects with a thing for badgers!
(from 29 Sep 2016 - Booking to 30 Jul 2017)
RED LETTER PLAYS, THE
In the Blood and F*cking A

by Suzan-Lori Parks
Drama
at The Pershing Square Signature Center
Remixing The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne's seminal masterpiece, The Red Letter Plays tear open notions of gender and hypocrisy with poetic honesty and exhilarating wit. In the Blood's Hester La Negrita is a penniless mother of five condemned by the very men who loved her. Fucking A's Hester Smith is an abortionist, forced to ply her trade to save her own son. Performed together for the first time, with a shared cast and director, the two plays form a thrilling and powerful indictment of the way we live now.
(from Expected 2017/2018 - Closing on )
RING TWICE FOR MIRANDA
by Alan Hruska
Comic-Drama
at New York City Center (Stage II)
Ring Twice for Miranda is a tragi-comedy set in difficult times, roiled by economic upheavals. A man known only as Sir rules with a vengeance, but it's Miranda, a chambermaid, who adds intrigue to his life. When Elliot, the butler, is fired, she flees with him in defiance onto the frightening streets. All must soon make critical decisions with imperfect facts to guide them, since little in their world is as it appears.
(from 24 Jan 2017 - Closing on 16 Apr 2017)
SEX TIPS FOR STRAIGHT WOMEN FROM A GAY MAN
by Matt Murphy & Jim Brochu, based on the best-selling book by Dan Anderson & Maggie Berman
Comedy
at 777 Theatre
Stefan, a hunky stage assistant, author Dan Anderson encourages the shy and studious Robyn, to follow her dreams while following his tips.
(from 22 Jan 2014 - Booking to 29 Apr 2017)
SHEAR MADNESS
by Paul Portner
Comedy
at Davenport Theatre
Shear Madness is America s whodunit comedy where the audience gets to solve the crime. Set in a local hair salon that turns into a wacky murder scene, the play is filled with up-to-the-minute humor and is different every time you see it!
(from 15 Jul 2016 - Closing on 23 Apr 2017)
SKINTIGHT
by Joshua Harmon
Drama
at Laura Pels Theatre
at Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre

Skintight is a scorching examination of beauty, youth and sex. Reeling from her ex-husband's engagement to a much younger woman, Jodi Isaac turns to her famous fashion-designer dad for support. Instead, she finds him wrapped up in his West Village townhouse with Trey. Who's 20. And not necessarily gay. But probably an adult film star. At least, according to Jodi's son. Who's also 20. And definitely gay. Skintight assays the nature of love, the power of attraction, and the ways in which a superficial culture persists in teaching its children that all that matters is what's on the inside.
(from 24 May 2018 - Closing on 26 Aug 2018)
SOMEBODY'S DAUGHTER
by Chisa Hutchinson
Drama
at Second Stage Theatre Uptown
at McGinn/Cazale Theatre

Alex is a fifteen year old Asian-American girl going to extremes to get her own mother to notice her. She's a dream child - except to her parents who wish she was a boy. Luckily she finds a sympathetic ear in Kate, her irreverent guidance counselor who knows all too well what it's like to walk in Alex's shoes. As three generations of women find their identity in question, each needs to decide who makes the rules and what happens when you break them.
(from Expected Summer 2017 - )
THIS FLAT EARTH
by Lindsey Ferrentino
Drama
at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater
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 and Zander, two thirteen-year-olds, try to make sense of the chaos they witnessed, their awkward crushes and an infinitely more complicated future but the grown-ups are no help at all. An urgent response to our times, This Flat Earth is a startling and deeply felt story of growing up in our confounding world.
(from Expected Mar 2018 - Closing on )
TOO HEAVY FOR YOUR POCKET
by Jir‚h Breon Holder
Drama
at Black Box Theatre
at Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre

Too Heavy For Your Pocket takes us back to Nashville in the summer of 1961. The Freedom Riders are embarking on a courageous journey into the Deep South. When 20-year-old Bowzie Brandon gives up a life-changing college scholarship to join the movement, he'll have to convince his loved ones and himself that shaping his country's future might be worth jeopardizing his own.
(from Expected 2017/2018 - Closing on )
TORCH SONG
by Harvey Fierstein
Drama
at Second Stage Theatre
at Tony Kiser Theatre

It's 1979 in New York City and Arnold Beckoff is on a quest for love, purpose and family. He's fierce in drag and fearless in crisis, and he won't stop until he achieves the life he desires as a doting husband and a Jewish mother. Now, Arnold is back...and he's here to sing you a torch song. The Tony-winning play that forever changed the trajectory of Broadway returns for a new generation.
(from 26 Sep 2017 - Closing on )
TREASURER, THE
by Max Posner
Dark Comedy
at Playwrights Horizons' Peter Jay Sharp Theater
Ida Armstrong is broke, lonely and fading fast. And she's spending all of her children's money, forcing her son to assume the unwanted role of The Treasurer: an arrangement that becomes untenable the more he questions his devotion to her. In this darkly funny, sharply intimate portrait, Max Posner chronicles the strained ties between a son and his aging mother, and the hell of a guilty conscience.
(from Expected Sep 2017 - Closing on )
VENUS
by Suzan-Lori Parks
Drama
at The Irene Diamond Stage
at The Pershing Square Signature Center

Traveling from her home in southern Africa for what she hoped would be a better life, Saartjie Baartman became an unfortunate star on the 19th Century London freak show circuit. This Obie Award-winning play gives vibrant life to the story of Baartman's journey to London, her rise to fame as the 'Hottentot Venus,' and her eventual relationship with a French scientist. Inspired by the true story of Baartman, Venus is a tragic-carnival, an intense and devastating journey honoring the life of Baartman and examining the way we live and love today.
(from 25 Apr 2017 - Closing on 04 Jun 2017)
WAKEY, WAKEY
by Will Eno
Drama
at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre
at The Pershing Square Signature Center

What are we here for? Is time a friend or an enemy? Do we all eventually end up in the same place, but take different routes to get there? The new play challenges the notion of what really matters and recognizes the importance of life's simple pleasures.
(from 07 Feb 2017 - Closing on 02 Apr 2017)
WHEN IT'S YOU
by Courtney Baron
Drama
at Theatre Row's Clurman
When It's You is a personal look at the ripple effects that follow gun violence in contemporary America. Ginnifer is single, thirty-seven, and has just lost her mother to illness. She moves back to her hometown and learns her first love from high school is now at the center of a violent crime. Ginnifer must confront her relationship to the heinous act as well as her changing place in society, all while living in her dead mother's home. Timely and moving, When It's You complexly and honestly explores America today.
(from 28 Feb 2017 - Closing on 08 Apr 2017)
WHIRLIGIG, THE
by Hamish Linklater
Drama
at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre
at The Pershing Square Signature Center

When, after much time away, Kristina is back in Berkshire County, word spreads fast that she and her ex-husband Michael are caring for their estranged, ailing daughter Julie.˙ Broken-hearted and giddy with love and confusion, surprising visitors from Julie's complicated past practically trip over each other to reach the young woman they thought they'd lost years before but still feel so deeply connected to. Heartfelt and compassionate,˙The Whirligig˙spins a tale of a fractured community weaving a˙circuitous route back to one another.
(from 02 May 2017 - Closing on 11 Jun 2017)

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