"The Color Purple" by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, Stephen Bray, and Marsha Norman,
at Jubilee Theatre in Fort Worth, Texas, through Aug. 23. Pictured: Ebony Marshall Oliver and Kristen Bond. (Photo by Cecil Fuqua)
“The Boy in the Bathroom” by Michael Lluberes at Firehouse Theatre in Richmond, Va., through Sept. 4. Pictured: Catherine Shaffner and Denver Crawford. (Photo by Bill Sigafoos)
“Brilliant Adventure” by Alistair McDowall at Steep Theatre Company in Chicago through Aug. 23. Pictured: Curtis Edward Jackson. (Photo by Brandon Wardell)
“The Color Purple” by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, Stephen Bray, and Marsha Norman, at Jubilee Theatre in Fort Worth, Texas, through Aug. 23. Pictured: Ebony Marshall Oliver and Kristen Bond. (Photo by Cecil Fuqua)
“Godspell” by John-Michael Tebelak and Stephen Schwartz, at Taproot Theatre Company in Seattle, Wa., through Aug. 15. Pictured: Mike Spee, Katherine Jett, Sara Porkalob, Bethanie Russell, and Daniel Stoltenberg. (Photo by Erik Stuhaug)
“Into the Woods” by James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim, at Theatre Workshop of Nantucket in Nantucket, Mass., through Aug. 29.
“Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grille” by Lanie Robertson, at Wellfleet Harbor Actor’s Theatre in Wellfleet, Mass. in 2015. Pictured: Tracey Conyer Lee and Kenney M. Green. (Photo by Michael & Suz Karchmer)
“Memphis” by Joe DiPietro and David Bryan, at Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville, Ga., through Aug. 30. Pictured: Naima Carter Russell, Travis Smith, and the cast. (Photo by Chris Bartelski)
“The New Electric Ballroom” by Enda Walsh, at Gloucester Stage in Gloucester, Mass., through Aug. 13. Pictured: Derry Woodhouse, Marya Lowry, Nancy E. Carroll, and Adrianne Krstansky.
“Project Ahab; or, Eye of the Whale” by Gary Graves, at Central Works in Berkeley, Calif., in 2015. Pictured: Caitlyn Louchard and Sam Jackson.
“Silence! the Musical” by Hunter Bell, Jon Kaplan, and Al Kaplan, at Studio Theatre in Washington, D.C., through Aug. 9. Pictured: Tom Story and Hayley Travers.
“Sophisticated Ladies” by Donald McKayle, with music by Duke Ellington, at ZACH Theatre in Austin, Texas, through Aug. 23. (Photo by Kirk Tuck)
“Sweet Charity” by Cy Coleman, Dorothy Fields, and Neil Simon, at WaterTower Theatre in Addison, Texas, through Aug. 16. Pictured: Courtney Stewart, Kellie Carroll, Kia Boyer, Lindsay Longacre, Monique Abry, and Ashley Markgraf. (Photo by Karen Almond)