"Stick Fly" by Lydia Diamond, at Actors Theatre of Charlotte in Charlotte, N.C., through Mar. 7. Pictured: Douglas Welton, Jeremy DeCarlos, Rahsheem Shabaz, Reneé Welsh-Noel, Brandi Feemster, Moriah Thomason.
“The Amish Project” by Jessica Dickey, at Milwaukee Repertory Theatre through Mar. 22. Pictured: Deborah Staples. (Photo by Michael Brosilow)
“The Arsonists” by Max Frisch, translated by Alistair Beaton, at the Maryland Ensemble Theatre in Frederick, Md., through Mar. 8. Pictured: Clay Comer and Tad Janes. (Photo by Spence Photographics LLC)
“The Beautiful Music All Around Us,” written and performed by Stephen Wade in the Stackner Cabaret of Milwaukee Repertory Theatre through Mar. 15. (Photo by Michael Brosilow)
“Big Love” by Charles Mee, at Signature Theatre in New York City through Mar. 15. Scenic design by Brett Banakis, lighting by Scott Zielinski and costume design by Anita Yavitch, projections by Austin Switser. Pictured: Stacey Sergeant, Rebecca Naomi Jones and Libby Winters. (Photo by T. Charles Erickson)
“Chapatti” by Christian O’Reilly, at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park through Mar. 8. Pictured: Jonathan Gillard Daly and Sarah Day. (Photo by Sandy Underwood)
“A Cherry Orchard” by Anton Chekhov, adapted by Emily Mann, at People’s LIght and Theatre in Malvern, Penn., through Mar. 8. Pictured: Mary McDonnell and David Strathairn. (Photo by Mark Garvin)
“Emotional Creatures” by Eve Ensler, at Cyrano’s Theatre Company in Anchorage, Alaska, through Mar. 8.
“Fml: how Carson McCullers saved my life” by Sarah Gubbins, at 7 Stages in Atlanta through Mar. 1. Pictured: Alexandra Ficken and Renita James.
“God Girl” by Kristine Holmgren, at History Theatre in St. Paul, Minn., through Mar. 1. Pictured: Meagen Kedrowski, Hannah Benedict and Summer Hagen. (Photo by Scott Pakudaitis)
“Little Women,” adapted by Emma Reeves from Louisa May Alcott, at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company through Mar. 21. Pictured: Maggie Lou Rader, Kelly Mengelkoch, Courtney Lucien, Annie Fitzpatrick and Caitlin McWethy. (Photo by Cal Harris)
“Marie Antoinette” by David Adjmi, at Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago through May 10. Pictured: Tim Hopper and Alana Arenas. (Photo by Michael Brosilow)
“The Metromaniacs” by David Ives, at Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, D.C. through Mar. 8. Pictured: Anthony Roach and Amelia Pedlow. (Photo by Scott Suchman)
“Peter and the Starcatcher” by Rick Elice, at PCPA-Pacific Conservatory Theatre in Santa Maria, Calif., in 2015. Pictured: Jillian Osborne. (Photo by Michael Collins)
“The Price” by Arthur Miller, at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles through Mar. 22. Pictured: Kate Burton and Sam Robards. (Photo by Craig Schwartz)
“Stick Fly” by Lydia Diamond, at Actors Theatre of Charlotte in Charlotte, N.C., through Mar. 7. Pictured: Douglas Welton, Jeremy DeCarlos, Rahsheem Shabaz, Reneé Welsh-Noel, Brandi Feemster, Moriah Thomason.
“The Threepenny Opera” by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, in Michael Feingold’s translation, at A Noise Within in Pasadena, Calif. through May 17. Pictured: Marisa Duchowny, Andrew Ableson and Abubakr Ali. (Photo by Craig Schwartz)
“Two Stories” by Elaine Jarvik, at Salt Lake Acting Company in Salt Lake City, Utah, through Mar. 1. Pictured: Tamara Harrell and Alexandra Harbold. (Photo by dav.d daniels)
“Xtigone,” adapted by Nambi E. Kelley from the Sophocles, an African-American Shakespeare Company production at the Buriel Clay Theatre in San Francisco through Mar. 8. Pictured: Naima Shalhoub and chorus. (Photo by Lance Huntley)