"Sunday in the Park with George" by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, at Burning Coal Theatre in Raleigh, N.C., through May 3. Pictured: Ian Finley, Bailey Jenkins, Diana Cameron McQueen and Fred Corlett. (Photo by Right Image Photography, Inc.)
“Crimes of the Heart” by Beth Henley, at Triad Stage in Greensboro, N.C., through Apr. 26. Pictured: Amy Bodnar. (Photo by VanderVeen Photographers)
“The Diary of Anne Frank,” adapted by Wendy Kesselman from the play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, at Writers Theatre in Glencoe, Ill., through Aug. 2. Pictured: Antonio Zhiurinskas and Sophie Thatcher. (Photo by Michael Brosilow)
“The Elephant Man” by Bernard Pomerance, at Maryland Ensemble Theatre in Frederick, Md., through May 3. Pictured: Matt Lee. (Photo by Joe Williams)
“Ghosts” by Henrik Ibsen, at Everyman Theatre in Baltimore through May 3. Pictured: Danny Gavigan and Deborah Hazlett. (Photo by Stan Barouh)
“The Hairy Ape” by Eugene O’Neill, at EgoPo Classic Theater in Philadelphia through Apr. 26. Pictured: Matteo Scammell (center) as Yank with Chris Anthony, Steve Wright, Carlo Campbell, Colleen Corcorcan and Amanda Schoonover.
“Lost Highway, the Music and Legend of Hank Williams” by Randal Myler and Mark Harelik, at Douglas Morrisson Theatre in Hayward, Calif., through Apr. 26. Pictured: Kevin Singer. (Photo by Terry Sullivan)
“Martyr” by Marius von Mayenburg, translated by Maja Zade, at Steep Theatre Company in Chicago through May 23. Pictured: Brando Crawford and Claire Saxe.
“Middle-Aged People Sitting in Boxes” by and at Buntport Theatre in Denver through May 2. Pictured: Erik Edborg, Erin Rollman, Hannah Duggan and Brian Colonna.
“Mr. Wolf” by Rajiv Joseph, at South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa, Calif., through May 3. Pictured: John de Lancie and Emily James. (Photo by Debora Robinson)
“Mud Blue Sky” by Marisa Wegrzyn, at the Road Theatre Company in North Hollywood, Calif., through May 30. Pictured: Adam Farabee and Whitney Dylan. (Photo by Geoffrey Wade)
“The Paranoid Style in American Politics” by Emmett Rensin, a First Floor Theater production at Collaboraction’s Pentagon Theater in Chicago through May 9. Pictured: Kate Cornelius-Schecter, Eric Gerard and Luke Michael Grimes. (Photo by Ariela Subar)
“Stage Kiss” by Sarah Ruhl, at Cider Mill Playhouse in Endicott, N.Y., through May 3. Pictured: Erica Steinhagen and Ezra Barnes. (Photo by Stephen Appel)
“Sunday in the Park with George” by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, at Burning Coal Theatre in Raleigh, N.C., through May 3. Pictured: Ian Finley, Bailey Jenkins, Diana Cameron McQueen and Fred Corlett. (Photo by Right Image Photography, Inc.)
“Taking Shakespeare” by John Murrell, at the Human Race Theatre Company in Dayton, Ohio, through May 3. Pictured: Johanna Leister and Jon Kovach. (Photo by Scott J. Kimmins)
“To the Moon” by Jennifer Childs, a production of 1812 Productions at Christ Church Neighborhood House Theater in Philadelphia through May 17. Pictured: Tracie Higgins and Scott Greer. (Photo by Mark Garvin)
“Where the Mountain Meets the Moon,” adapted from the novel by Grace Lin, at Honolulu Theatre for Youth through May 9. Pictured: Christina Uyeno, Junior Tesoro and Matthew Mazzella.