A haunting folktale of sisterhood, enchantment, and salvation, Goblin Market is based on the widely popular poem of Christina Rossetti.
By turns whimsical, campy, hallucinatory and poignant, Laura Zlatos’s candy-colored play about gender identity begins as a rom-com about a couple who expect their new baby wi…
Aaron Davidman’s smartly written solo show about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict believes in the power of listening to one another’s stories.
The sinister tangos with the madcap in Aaron Loeb’s comedy, which satirizes office politics, skewers groupthink and adds a dose of moral horror as a team of consultants spitb…
(closes on Sunday) A white police officer is accused of pushing a black boy out a window, and this play, directed by Eric Tucker from a script by Barry Malawer, explores the afterm…
In this drama by Brendan Gall, a screenwriter plays a psychosexual game, casting his wife and old friend as lovers in his movie even as he suspects them of having an affair.
(previews start on Friday; opens on Jan.
(previews start on Tuesday; opens on Oct.
In this mock-musical, the experimental troupe Monk Parrots is trying to say something about what happens when cultures collide.
Told from the perspective of a cellphone, Kevin Armento’s clever, funny-sad new play traces an affair between a high school student and his algebra teacher.
Madeleine, the faintly disheveled menace at the center of Genevieve Hulme-Beaman’s poignant and engrossing solo play, pedals around her village on a My Little Pony bike, abso…
(closes on Sunday) A discredited New York Times reporter investigates a Rwandan massacre in this play by Ken Urban.
(previews start on Thursday; opens on Aug.
(previews start on Saturday; opens on July 22) In Yussuf El Guindi’s drama, starring Alia Attaliah, Quinn Franzen and Karan Oberoi, an Arab-American couple attempt to improve…
In the second series of the 59E59’s Summer Shorts festival, an adrift Southerner writes letters to Kim Jong-il and a couch potato tries to peel himself away.
Exercises in ethics, and some plain old exercise, mark the first half of this “Summer Shorts” festival from 59E59.
Vampire stories don’t get any creepier than this sensational little shocker written by Joseph Wilde, about a teenage blood-drinker, Eve (the haunting Carla Langley) and the o…
(previews start on Thursday; opens on May 19) As an actor, Simon Callow often plays dress-up, but he’s never been dressed quite like this: in miniskirt, mascara and heels.
Godlight Theater Company has adapted Donn Pearce’s novel, a story about a charismatic rebel slapped with a stint on a Florida chain gang, reiterating its themes of repression…
This adaptation of Anthony Burgess’s 1961 comic novel, part of Brits Off Broadway, is moderately amusing but is more interesting for the perspective.
The writer and performer Matthew Zajac offers a ghost story, an adventure story, a detective story and apparently a true story, his and that of his father, a Polish-born tailor.
Alexandra Collier’s comic drama about murder, boredom and crocodiles in an Australian stone-quarry town has vivid characters, finely delineated performances and enough metaph…
Jean-Luc Lagarce’s beautiful, incantatory play is about a company of three performers who cling to art and shredded dignity as they hoof from stage to ever more pathetic stag…
The songs in this drive-by history of folk music sound great, but the play suffers from over-familiarity: It mines the genre’s greatest hits and the familiar stories that go …
David Brian Colbert’s one-act drama about a West Virginia boy with a bad habit — and eventually, a major secret worth lying about — offers four laudable performan…
Two terrorist attacks on American soil have the president ready to give orders to invade Syria in this political thriller set in the near future.
(previews start on Jan.
A reimagining of L.
In Robert Callely’s overstuffed new drama, set in the 1980s, a family’s tranquility is blown to smithereens when Tony (Timothy John Smith) discovers that his longtime g…
(previews start on Nov.
In Godlight Theater Company’s adaptation of James Dickey’s 1970 novel, four businessmen encounter sniper fire and rape in backwoods Georgia.
(in previews; opens on Oct.
(previews start on Oct.
(previews start on Sept.
(previews start on July 31; opens on Aug.
This evening of new works features Daniel Reitz’s “Napoleon in Exile,” a tender, very funny short play about a young man “on the spectrum”; Neil LaBut…
(previews begin on Friday; opens on July 22) The actress, writer, and concert pianist Mona Golabek uses 88 keys and a crowd of characters to narrate the story of her mother, Lisa J…
(previews begin on July 18; opens on July 27) Barring a garbage strike, summer never seems to last quite long enough.
(previews start on June 10; opens on June 15) This solo show by the British actress Jessica Walker recreates the life of Pat Kirkwood, a stage and screen star in wartime England.
(in previews; opens on June 8) The playwright Phil Porter finds an unusual use for a baby monitor in this gentle comedy (part of the Brits Off Broadway Festival), about two lost so…
(previews start on May 29; opens on June 4) At 75, the British dramatist Alan Ayckbourn has written a play for every year he’s been alive — and a few to spare.
Part of the excellent Brits Off Broadway series, David Rudkin’s play pries the lid off Hitchcock’s psyche, the better to peer in and consider the ghosts and ordeals tha…
This ominous comedy-drama about an impromptu dinner party is the site of one more skirmish in the mommy wars.
Harry Melling, best known for having played Dudley Dursley in the “Harry Potter” films, gives a powerful and delicately calibrated solo performance in his poetic first …
Meet the couple everyone wants to be.
Chalk Farm is the first high-profile piece of theatre to consider the consequences of the riots and looting that ignited main cities in Britain last summer.
‘Love is whatever you feel it to be’, says Jonah (Harry McEntire) at the start of this quirky romance by playwright Phil Porter.
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