"The University of Tamarie" by Tamarie Cooper and Patrick Reynolds, at the Catastrophic Theatre in Houston in 2015. Pictured: Cooper and cast.
“The Brothers Size” by Tarell Alvin McCraney, at Curious Theatre Company in Denver, Colo., through Aug. 1. Pictured: Laurence Curry, Damion Hoover, and Cajardo Lindsey.
“The Complete History of America (Abridged)” by Adam Long, Reed Martin, and Austin Tichenor, at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company in Cincinnati, Ohio, through Aug. 15. Pictured: Justin McCombs, Geoffrey Barnes, and Miranda McGee. (Photo by Mikki Schaffner Photography)
“Dear Evan Hansen” by Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek, and Justin Paul, at Arena Stage in D.C. Pictured: Laura Dreyfuss and Ben Platt. (Photo by Margot Schulman)
“Dogfight” by Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, Peter Duchan, and Bob Comfort, at Cygnet Theatre in San Diego through Aug. 23. Pictured: Patrick Osteen and Caitie Grad.
“Eternally Bad” by Javier Velasco, at Moxie Theatre in San Diego, Calif., through Aug. 2. Pictured: Rae K. Hendersen, Erik Dugan, Melissa Fernandes, Michael Parrott, and Devlin. (Photo by Daren Scott)
“15 Breaths,” an original About Face Youth Theatre production at Greenhouse Theater Center in Chicago through Aug. 7. Pictured: Kyla Norton and cast. (Photo by Emily Schwartz)
“Hundred Days” by The Bengsons, at Know Theatre in Cincinnati, Ohio, through Aug. 22. Pictured: Lindsey Mercer, Abigail Bengson, Brian Koch, Shaun Bengson, and Colette Alexander.(Photo by Daniel R. Winters)
“Over the River and Through the Woods” by Joe DiPietro, at Florida Studio Theatre in Sarasota, Fla., through Aug. 9. Pictured: Marina Re, Matt Decapua, and Rita Rehn. (Photo by Matthew Holler)
“Richard III” by William Shakespeare, a Bag&Baggage production at the Tom Hughes Civic Center Plaza in Hillsboro, Ore., through Aug. 1. Pictured: Peter Schuyler.
“Side by Side by Sondheim” by Stephen Sondheim, at North Coast Repertory Theatre in Solana Beach, Calif., through Aug. 16. Pictured: Angelina Réaux, Nicholas Mongiardo-Cooper, Randall Dodge, and Rena Strober. (Photo by Aaron Rumley)
“Stage Kiss” by Sarah Ruhl at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis through Aug. 30. Pictured: Todd Gearhart and Stacia Rice. (Photo by Joan Marcus)
“Swingin’ Country,” an original Centre Stage South Carolina production in Greenville, S.C., through Aug. 8. Pictured: Sara Tolson and Levi Orr. (Photo by Wallace Krebs Photography)
“The University of Tamarie” by Tamarie Cooper and Patrick Reynolds, at the Catastrophic Theatre in Houston in 2015. Pictured: Cooper and cast.
“Uprising” by Gabrielle Fulton, at Horizon Theatre Company in Atlanta through Aug. 23. Pictured: Cynthia D. Barker and Anthony Manough. (Photo by Jay Bowman)
“The Winter’s Tale” by William Shakespeare, at First Folio Shakespeare Festival in Clarendon Hills, Ill., through Aug. 9 Pictured: Melissa Carlson, Kevin McKillip, and Ann Marie White. (Photo by David Rice)