"Silent Sky" by Lauren Gunderson, at Main Street Theater in Houston through Nov. 29. Pictured: Shannon Emerick and Jennifer Dean. (Photo by James Nielsen)
“A Flea in Her Ear” adapted by David Ives from Georges Feydeau, at A Noise Within in Pasadena, Calif., through Nov. 22. Pictured: Elyse Mirto, Jill Hill, and Jonathan Bray. (Photo by Craig Schwartz)
“Abundance” by Beth Henley, at South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa, Calif., through Nov. 15. Pictured: Lily Holleman and Paige Lindsey White. (Photo by Debora Robinson/SCR)
“Ada and the Memory Engine” by Lauren Gunderson, at Central Works in Berkeley, Calif., through Nov. 22. Pictured: Kathryn Zdan. (Photo by Jim Norrena)
“Bright Half Life” by Tanya Barfield, at Diversionary Theatre in San Diego, Calif. (Photo by www.simpatika.com)
“Equus” by Peter Shaffer, a coproduction with Virginia Repertory, at Cadence Theatre Company in Richmond, Va., through Nov. 28. Pictured: Jacob Pennington and Charley Raintree. (Photo by Jason Collins Photography)
“Orlando” by Sarah Ruhl, at Profile Theatre in Portland, Ore., through Nov. 22. Pictured: Ben Newman, Crystal Munoz, Beth Thompson, Ted Rooney, and Elizabeth Rothan. (Photo by David Kinder)
“Girlstar” by Anton Dudley and Brian Feinstein, at Signature Theatre in Arlington, Va., through Nov. 15. Pictured: Sam Edgerly, Nora Palka, Kellee Knighten Hough, and Bayla Whitten. (Photo by Christopher Mueller)
“Rent” by Jonathan Larson, at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts in Santa Clarita, Calif., through Nov. 15. (Photo by Jason Needle)
“Silent Sky” by Lauren Gunderson, at Main Street Theater in Houston through Nov. 29. Pictured: Shannon Emerick and Jennifer Dean. (Photo by James Nielsen)
“The Color Purple” by Marsha Norman, Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray, at West Coast Black Theatre Troupe in Sarasota, Fla., through Nov. 21. Pictured: Apphia Campbell and Khadijah Rolle. (Photo by Don Daly)
“The Mountaintop” by Katori Hall, at Portland Stage in Portland, Me., in 2015. Pictured: Harvy Blanks. (Photo by Aaron Flacke)
“The Other Place” by Sharr White, at the Alley Theatre in Houston through Nov. 15. Pictured: John Jellison and Ashley Austin.
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