"Guards at the Taj" by Rajiv Joseph, at The Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles through Nov. 15. Pictured: Raffi Barsoumian and Ramiz Monsef. (Photo by Michael Lamont)
“ASYLUM” by Kendall Rileigh and Nicki Miller, a coproduction of Only Child Aerial Theatre and Burning Coal Theatre Company, at Burning Coal Theatre Company in Raleigh, N.C., through Nov. 1. (Photo by Right Image Photography)
“Dry Land” by Ruby Rae Spiegel, at Company One Theatre in Boston through Oct. 30. Pictured: Eva Hughes and Stephanie Recio. (Photo by Paul Fox)
“Freud’s Last Session” by Mark St. Germain, at A.D. Players Theater in Houston through Nov. 8. Pictured: James Belcher and Chip Simmons.
“Guards at the Taj” by Rajiv Joseph, at The Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles through Nov. 15. Pictured: Raffi Barsoumian and Ramiz Monsef. (Photo by Michael Lamont)
“I and You” by Lauren Gunderson, at Merrimack Repertory Theatre in 2015. Pictured: Kayla Ferguson and Reggie D. White. (Photo by Meghan Moore)
“Little Shop of Horrors” by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken, at Charleston Stage Company in Charleston, S.C., through Nov. 1. Pictured: Kent Reynolds, Katie Arthur, Josh Harris and Nathan Burke.
“Picnic” by William Inge, at Palm Beach Dramaworks in West Palm Beach, Fla., through Nov. 8.
“Pirates of Penzance” by Gilbert and Sullivan, a Hypocrites production at Berkeley Repertory Theatre through Dec. 20. Pictured: Matt Kahler and cast. (Photo by Evan Hanover)
“Sex With Strangers” by Laura Eason, at Portland Center Stage in Portland, Ore., through Nov. 22.
“The Crucible” by Arthur Miller, at Cleveland Play House through Nov. 8. Pictured: Katie O. Solomon, Rachel Leslie, Donald Carrier, Alec Hynes, and John Herrera. (Photo by Roger Mastroianni)
“The Nether” by Jennifer Haley, at Centenary Stage Company in Hackettstown, N.J., through Oct. 25.
“The Night Alive” by Conor McPherson, at City Theatre in Pittsburgh through Nov. 1. Pictured: Brendan Griffin, Hayley Nielsen, and Rod Brogan. (Photo by Kristi Jan Hoover)