"Ada & the Engine" by Lauren Gunderson, at Know Theatre in Cincinnati through May 12. Pictured: Annie Fitzpatrick and Tess Talbot. (Photo by Dan R. Winters)

April 2018 Onstage

From stories about energy to artificial intelligence, from literary adaptations to classic musicals. check out what is onstage this month around the country.

Here's what's playing this month at TCG theatres nationwide. For the most up-to-date information about performance schedules, contact the theatre or visit Theatre Profiles.


Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Montgomery, (334) 271-5353, asf.net
Much Ado About Nothing,
Shakespeare. Thru May 6.
The Miracle Worker, Thru May 6.
Twelfth Night, Shakespeare. Apr 20-May 5.


Perseverance Theatre, Douglas, (907) 463-8497, perseverancetheatre.org
Cyrano de Bergerac,
adapt: David Grimm from Edmund Rostand; dir: Eleanor Holdridge. Thru Apr 15 (Juneau), Apr26-May 6 (Anchorage).


Arizona Theatre Company, Tucson, (520) 622-2823, arizonatheatre.org
Low Down Dirty Blues,
Randal Myler (also dir), Dan Wheetman. Apr 5-22 (Phoenix).
The Diary of Anne Frank, adapt: Wendy Kesselman from Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett; dir: David Ira Goldstein. Apr 21-May 12 (Tucson). Co-production with Geva Theatre Center, NY

Borderlands Theater, Tucson, (520) 882-7406, borderlandstheater.org
Mermaid Hour,
David Valdes Greenwood; dir: Glen Coffman. Thru Apr 1.
Barrio Stories in Barrio Anita, Marc Pinate; dir: Marc Pinate. Apr 25-28.

Childsplay, Tempe, (480) 350-2822, childsplayaz.org
On Tour: Maddi’s Fridge, Anne Negri; dir: Jenny Millinger. Thru May 18.
Flora & Ulysses, John Glore; dir: Dwayne Hartford. Apr 22-May 20.

Invisible Theatre Co, Tucson, (520) 882-9721, invisibletheatre.com
Mr. Goldberg’s Prodigal Son,
John W Lowell. Apr 25-May 6.

The Rogue Theatre, Tucson, (520) 551-2053, theroguetheatre.org
Tales of the Jazz Age,
adapt: Cynthia Meier (also dir) from F. Scott Fitzgerald; music: Mary Turcotte. Thru Jul 14, 2024.
King Lear, Shakespeare; dir: Cynthia Meier. Apr 26-May 13.


Arkansas Repertory Theatre, Little Rock, (501) 378-0405, therep.org
Mamma Mia!,
book: Catherine Johnson; music and lyrics: Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus; music: Stif Anderson; dir: John Miller-Stephany. Thru Apr 8.

TheatreSquared, Fayetteville, (479) 443-5600, theatre2.org
Qui Nguyen. Thru Apr 8.
The Hound of the Baskervilles, adapt: Steven Canny, John Nicholson. Apr 25-May 20.


24th Street Theatre Company, Los Angeles, (213) 745-6516, 24thstreet.org
Leon Martell; dir: Debbie Devine. Thru May 6.

American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco, (415) 749-2228, act-sf.org
Qui Nguyen; dir: Jaime Castañeda. Thru Apr 22.
Heisenberg, Simon Stephens; dir: Hal Brooks. Thru Apr 8.
Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3), Suzan-Lori Parks; dir: Liz Diamond. Apr 25-May 20. Co-production with Yale Repertory Theatre, CT

Antaeus Theatre Company, Glendale, (818) 506-1983, antaeus.org
Native Son,
Nambi E. Kelley; dir: Andi Chapman. Apr 12-Jun 3.

Aurora Theatre Company, Berkeley, (510) 843-4822, auroratheatre.org
A Number,
Caryl Churchill; dir: Barbara Damashek. Thru Apr 22.
Eureka Day, Jonathan Spector; dir: Josh Costello. Apr 13-May 13.

Berkeley Repertory Theatre, (510) 647-2949, berkeleyrep.org
Angels in America Parts 1 and 2,
Tony Kushner; dir: Tony Taccone. Apr 17-Jul 22.

Bootleg Theater, Los Angeles, bootlegtheater.org
Live Arts Exchange/LAX Festival,
Thru Oct 25.

Capital Stage Company, Sacramento, (916) 995-5464, capstage.org
The Arsonists,
Jacqueline Goldfinger. Thru Apr 15.

Center Repertory Company, Walnut Creek, (925) 943-7469, centerrep.org
Shirley Valentine,
Willy Russell; dir: George Maguire. Thru Apr 29.

Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles, (213) 972-4400, centertheatregroup.org
Block Party: Celebrating Los Angeles Theatre,
Thru May 20.

The Chance Theater, Anaheim, (888) 455-4212, ChanceTheater.com
Good People,
David Lindsay Abaire; dir: Jon Lawrence Rivera. Apr 20-May 20.

City Lights Theater Company, San Jose, cltc.org
The Merchant of Venice,
Shakespeare; dir: Kit Wilder. Thru Apr 22.

Coachella Valley Repertory, Rancho Mirage, (760) 296-2966, cvrep.org
The Got, Or Who Is Sylvia?,
Edward Albee; dir: Joanne Gordon. Thru Apr 1.
2 Across, Jerry Mayer; dir: Ron Celona. Apr 25-May 20.

The Cutting Ball Theater, San Francisco, (415) 525-1205, cuttingball.com
Timon of Athens,
Shakespeare; dir: Rob Melrose. Thru Apr 29.

Cygnet Theatre Company, San Diego, (619) 337-1525, cygnettheatre.com
A Little Night Music,
book: Hugh Wheeler; music and lyrics: Stephen Sondheim; dir: Sean Murray. Thru Apr 22.

Diversionary Theatre, San Diego, (619) 220-0097, diversionary.org
The Happiest Place on Earth,
Philip Dawkins; dir: Jonathan L. Green. Thru Apr 15.

East West Players, Los Angeles, (213) 625-7000, eastwestplayers.org
book: Marc Acito, Jay Kuo, Lorenzo Thione; music and lyrics: Jay Kuo. Thru Apr 1.

Ensemble Theatre Company, Santa Barbara, (805) 965-5400, etcsb.org
The Invisible Hand,
Ayad Akhtar; dir: Jonathan Fox. Apr 12-29.

foolsFURY Theater, San Francisco, (415) 685-3665, foolsfury.org
Role Call,
Debórah Eliezer, Michelle Haner, Ben Yalom; dir: Ben Yalom. Thru Sep 22.

Fountain Theatre, Los Angeles, (323) 663-1525, fountaintheatre.com
Cost of Living,
Martyna Majok. Apr 18-Jun 24.

Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles, (310) 208-5454, geffenplayhouse.org
Sarah Jones; dir: Carolyn Cantor. Thru Apr 8.
Significant Other, Joshua Harmon; dir: Stephen Brackett. Apr 3-May 6.

Impro Theatre, Los Feliz, improtheatre.com
Shakespeare UnScripted,
Impro Theatre; dir: Brian Lohmann, Dan O’Connor. Apr 20-22.

L.A. Theatre Works, Venice, (310) 827-0889, latw.org
The Mountaintop,
Katori Hall. Thru Apr 23.
Disgraced, Ayad Akhtar; dir: Brian Kite. Apr 19-22.

Magic Theatre, San Francisco, (415) 441-8822, magictheatre.org
The Gangster of Love,
Jessica Hagadorn; dir: Loretta Greco. Apr 18-May 6.

MainStreet Theatre Company, Rancho Cucamonga, (909) 477-2752, lewisfamilyplayhouse.com
book: Suzanne Maynard Miller; music and lyrics: Sarah Durkee, Paul Jacobs; dir: Robert Castro. Apr 30-May 20.

Marin Theatre Company, Mill Valley, (415) 388-5208, marintheatre.org
The Wolves,
Sarah DeLappe; dir: Morgan Green. Thru Apr 8.

The New Conservatory Theatre Center, San Francisco, (415) 861-8972, nctcsf.org
It’s Only a Play,
Terrence McNally; dir: Arturo Catricala. Thru Apr 1.
The Mystery of Love and Sex, Bathsheba Doran; dir: Rebecca Longworth. Apr 13-May 20.

New Village Arts Theatre, Carlsbad, (760) 433-3245, newvillagearts.org
Men On Boats,
Jaclyn Backhaus; dir: Melissa Coleman-Reed. Thru Apr 22.

A Noise Within, Pasadena, (626) 356-3100, anoisewithin.org
Henry V,
Shakespeare; music: Robert Oriol; dir: Geoff Elliott, Julia Rodriguez-Elliott. Thru Apr 6.
A Raisin in the Sun, Lorraine Hansberry; dir: Gregg Daniels. Thru Apr 8.
Noises Off, Michael Frayn; music: Robert Oriol; dir: Geoff Elliott, Julia Rodriguez-Elliott. Apr 21-May 20.

North Coast Repertory Theatre, Solana Beach, (858) 481-1055, northcoastrep.org
How the Other Half Loves,
Sir Alan Ayckbourn; dir: Geoffrey Sherman. Apr 11-May 5.

The Old Globe, San Diego, (619) 234-5623, theoldglobe.org
American Mariachi,
José Cruz González; dir: James Vásquez. Thru Apr 29.
The Wanderers, Anna Ziegler; dir: Barry Edelstein. Apr 5-May 6.

The Pasadena Playhouse, (626) 356-7529, pasadenaplayhouse.org
To Be Revealed,
Thru Apr 22.

PCPA Pacific Conservatory Theatre, Santa Maria, (805) 922-8313, pcpa.org
The Hunchback of Notre Dame,
book: Peter Parnell; lyrics: Stephen Schwartz; music: Alan Menken. Apr 26-May 13.

Sacred Fools Theater, Los Angeles, sacredfools.org
Kenley Smith; dir: Scott Leggett. Thru Apr 28.

San Diego Repertory Theatre, (619) 544-1000, sdrep.org
Rachel Grossman, Herbert Siguenza; dir: Sam Woodhouse. Thru Apr 15.

San Francisco Playhouse, (415) 677-9596, sfplayhouse.org
The Effect,
Lucy Prebble; dir: Bill English. Thru Apr 28.

Scripps Ranch Theatre, San Diego, (858) 578-7728, scrippsranchtheatre.org
Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery,
Ken Ludwig. Thru Apr 22.

Shotgun Players, Berkeley, (510) 841-6500, shotgunplayers.org
Iron Shoes,
Michelle Carter, Janet Kutulas, Erica Chong Shuch. Thru Apr 22.
Hurricane Diane, Madeleine George. Apr 23-24.

South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa, (714) 708-5555, scr.org
Amy Freed; dir: Art Manke. Thru Apr 21.
Little Black Shadows, Kemp Powers; dir: May Adrales. Apr 8-29.

TheatreWorks, Palo Alto, (650) 463-1960, theatreworks.org
Skeleton Crew,
Dominique Morisseau; dir: Giovanna Sardelli. Thru Apr 1. Co-production with Marin Theatre Company
The Bridges of Madison County, book: Marsha Norman; music and lyrics: Jason Robert Brown; dir: Robert Kelley. Apr 4-29.

“Sense and Sensibility” adapted by Kate Hamill, at Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities in Arvada, Colo., through May 6. Pictured: Zachary Andrews, Jessica Robblee, Emma Messenger, Abner Genece, Geoffrey Kent, Jessica Austgen, and Emelie O’Hara. (Photo by M. Gale Photography)


Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities, (720) 898-7200, arvadacenter.org
Sense and Sensibility,
Kate Hamill; dir: Lynne Collins. Thru May 6.
The Electric Baby, Stefanie Zadravec; dir: Rick Barbour. Thru May 4.
All My Sons, Arthur Miller; dir: Lynne Collins. Thru May 3.
Sunday in the Park with George, book: James Lapine; music and lyrics: Stephen Sondheim; dir: Rod A. Lansberry. Apr 17-May 6.

Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company, (303) 444-7328, betc.org
Going to a Place Where You Already Are,
Bekah Brunstetter; dir: Rebecca Remaly. Apr 12-May 6.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College Theatre Company, (719) 634-5583, csfineartscenter.org
Androcles and the Lion,
Aurand Harris. Thru Apr 1.
Fun Home, Lisa Kron, Jeanine Tesori. Thru Apr 22.
Fully Committed, Becky Mode. Apr 27-May 20.

Curious Theatre Company, Denver, (303) 623-0524, curioustheatre.org
The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures,
Tony Kushner; dir: Chip Walton. Thru Apr 14.

Denver Center Theatre Co, (303) 893-4100, denvercenter.org
Native Gardens,
Karen Zacarias; dir: Lisa Portes. Apr 6-May 6.
The Who’s Tommy, book: Des McAnuff, Pete Townshend (also music); music: John Entwistle, Keith Moon; dir: Sam Buntrock. Apr 20-May 27.

OpenStage Theatre & Co, Fort Collins, (970) 221-6730, openstage.com
And Then There Were None,
Agatha Christie; dir: Sydney Parks Smith. Thru Apr 28.

THEATREWORKS, Colorado Springs, (719) 255-3232, theatreworkscs.org
Peter Shaffer. Apr 26-May 13.

“As You Like It” by William Shakespeare, at Connecticut Repertory Theatre in Storrs, Conn., through April 29. Pictured: Braley Degenhardt, Jonathan Croy, and Alex Campbell. (Photo by Gerry Goodstein)


Connecticut Repertory Theatre, Storrs, (860) 486-2113, crt.uconn.edu
As You Like It,
Shakespeare; dir: Kristin Wold. Apr 19-29.

Hartford Stage, (860) 527-5151, hartfordstage.org
The Age of Innocence,
adapt: Douglas McGrath; dir: Doug Hughes. Apr 5-May 6.

Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, (203) 787-4282, longwharf.org
Regina Taylor (also dir). Apr 18-May 13.

Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, (203) 432-1234, yalerep.org
Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3),
Suzan-Lori Parks; dir: Liz Diamond. Thru Apr 7. Co-production with American Conservatory Theater, CA
Kiss, Guillermo Calderón; dir: Evan Yionoulis. Apr 27-May 19.


Delaware Theatre Company, Wilmington, (302) 594-1100, delawaretheatre.org
Ella: First Lady of Song,
book: Lee Summers; dir: Maurice Hines. Apr 18-May 13.

Resident Ensemble Players, Newark, (302) 831-2204, rep.udel.edu
Twelfth Night,
Shakespeare; dir: Maria Aitken. Apr 19-May 6. Co-production with the Acting Company, NY

District of Columbia

Arena Stage, (202) 488-3300, arenastage.org
Hold These Truths,
Jeanne Sakata; dir: Jessica Kubzansky. Thru Apr 8.
Two Trains Running, August Wilson; dir: Juliette Carrillo. Thru Apr 29. Co-production with Seattle Repertory Theatre, WA
Snow Child, book: John Strand; music and lyrics: Georgia Stitt; music: Bob Banghart; dir: Molly Smith. Apr 13-May 20. Co-production with Perseverance Theatre, AK

Folger Theatre, (202) 544-7077, folger.edu/theatre
The Winter’s Tale,
Shakespeare; dir: Aaron Posner. Thru Apr 22.

GALA Hispanic Theatre, (202) 234-7174, galatheatre.org
En el tiempo de las mariposas (In the Time of the Butterflies),
Caridad Svich. Apr 12-May 13.

Mosaic Theater Company of DC, mosaictheater.org
Paper Dolls,
Philip Himberg; dir: Mark Brokaw. Thru Apr 22.

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, (202) 547-1122, shakespearetheatre.org
Waiting for Godot,
Beckett; dir: Garry Hynes. Apr 18-May 20.

Studio Theatre, (202) 332-3300, studiotheatre.org
Brian Friel; dir: Matt Torney. Mar 21-Apr 22.

Theater J, (202) 777-3210, theaterj.org
Roz and Ray,
Karen Hartman; dir: Adam Immerwahr. Apr 3-Apr 29.

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Co, (202) 393-3939, woollymammoth.net
The Ars Nova Production of Underground Railroad Game,
Jennifer Kidwell, Scott R. Sheppard, Lightning Rod Special; dir: Taibi Magar. Apr 4-Apr 29.


American Stage Theatre Company, St Petersburg, (727) 823-7529, americanstage.org
Marjorie Prime,
Jordan Harrison; dir: Stephanie Gularte. Mar 7-Apr 1. Co-production with Capital Stage, CA
The Producers, book: Mel Brooks (also music and lyrics), Thomas Meehan. Apr 18-May 13.

Asolo Repertory Theatre, Sarasota, (941) 351-8000, asolo.org
Ionesco; dir: Frank Galati. Thru Apr 14.
Roe, Lisa Loomer; dir: Lavina Jadhwani. Thru Apr 15.
Gloria, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins; dir: Greg Leaming. Apr 4-29.

Florida Repertory Theatre, Fort Myers, (239) 332-4488, floridarep.org
book: Joe Masteroff; lyrics: Fred Ebb; music: John Kander; dir: Stephanie Card. Thru Apr 11.
George Washington’s Teeth, Mark St. Germain. Apr 24-May 13.

Florida Studio Theatre, Sarasota, (941) 366-9000, floridastudiotheatre.org
Blue Suede Shoes,
Rebecca Hopkins, Richard Hopkins; book: Jim Prosser; dir: Catherine Randazzo. Thru Apr 1.
Life’s a Beach, dir: Will Lueapra. Thru Apr 7.
Shakespeare’s Greatest Hits, Rebecca Hopkins, Richard Hopkins (also dir); book: Jim Prosser. Thru Jun 10.
The Things They Carried, adapt: Jim Stowell from Tim O’ Brien. Thru Apr 8.
Honor Killing, Sarah Bierstock. Thru May 25.
The Boy Who Liked Pulling Hair and Other Winning Plays, Young Playwrights. Apr 14-28.

GableStage, Coral Gables, (305) 445-1119, gablestage.org
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Apr 7-May 6.

Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples, (866) 811-4111, gulfshoreplayhouse.org
Miss Keller Has No Second Book,
Deb Hiett. Thru Apr 15.
The Mystery of Irma Vep- A Penny Dreadful, Charles Ludlam; dir: Kristen Coury. Apr 28-May 20.

Jobsite Theater, Tampa, (813) 229-7827, jobsitetheater.org
Man in Snow,
Israel Horovitz; dir: David Jenkins. Thru Apr 1.
1984, adapt: Michael Gene Sullivan. Apr 27-May 20.

Palm Beach Dramaworks, West Palm Beach, (561) 514-4042, palmbeachdramaworks.org
Edgar & Emily,
Joseph McDonough; dir: William Hayes. Thru Apr 22.

Red Barn Theatre, Key West, (305) 296-9911, redbarntheatre.com
Native Gardens,
Karen Zacarias; dir: Murphy Davis. Thru Apr 7.
Cry It Out, Molly Metzler; dir: Joy Hawkins. Apr 17-May 5.

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe, Sarasota, (941) 366-1505, westcoastblacktheatre.org
Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill,
Lanie Robertson; dir: Nate Jacobs. Thru Apr 8.
Soul Man: A New Musical Revue, Nate Jacobs (also dir). Apr 18-May 26.


7 Stages, Atlanta, (404) 523-7647, 7stages.org
Curious Human Encounters,
dir: Heidi Howard. Apr 27-May 13.

Actor’s Express, Atlanta, (404) 607-7469, actors-express.com
The Flower Room,
Daryl Fazio; dir: Melissa Foulger. Apr 21-May 13.

Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, (404) 733-5000, alliancetheatre.org
Waiting for Balloon,
TMARQ; dir: Rosemary Newcott. Thru Apr 1.
Hospice + Pointing at the Moon (2 one-act plays), Pearl Cleage; dir: Timothy Douglas. Thru Apr 15.
Play the Play with Cat the Cat, adapt: Scott Warren (also dir). Apr 7-29.

Aurora Theatre, Lawrenceville, (678) 226-6222, auroratheatre.com
Mamma Mia!,
book: Catherine Johnson; music and lyrics: Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus; dir: Justin Anderson. Thru Apr 22.
El Gran Día de la Madre /The Great Mother’s Day, Chascas y Quintanilla; dir: Daniel Jáquez. Apr 6-29.

Georgia Ensemble Theatre, Roswell, (770) 641-1260, get.org
The Jungle Book,
Greg Banks; dir: Laurel Crowe. Thru Apr 28.
Buddy- The Buddy Holly Story, Alan Janes; dir: Robert Farley. Apr 12-29.

Horizon Theatre Co, Atlanta, (404) 584-7450, horizontheatre.com
Freaky Friday,
book: Bridget Carpenter; lyrics: Brian Yorkey; music: Tom Kitt; dir: Heidi Cline McKerley. Thru Apr 22.

Out of Hand Theater, Atlanta, (404) 462-8836, outofhandtheater.com
Old Fourth Ward Listening Tour,
Adam Fristoe, Jireh Holder. Apr 1-May 30.
The Game, Maureen Downs. Apr 14-May 12.

Serenbe Playhouse, Chattahoochee Hills, (770) 463-1110, serenbeplayhouse.com
Disney’s The Little Mermaid,
book: Doug Wright; lyrics: Howard Ashman, Glenn Slater; music: Alan Menken; dir: Ryan Oliveti. Thru Apr 22.

Synchronicity Theatre, Atlanta, (404) 484-8636, synchrotheatre.com
Ripe Frenzy,
Jennifer Barclay. Apr 13-May 6.

“SHOCKA: The Story of Energy & Hawaii” by the Honolulu Theatre for Youth company, at Honolulu Theatre for Youth through May 5.


Honolulu Theatre for Youth, (808) 839-9885, htyweb.org
Little Big Eye,
Kathleen Doyle (also dir). Thru Jun 10.
SHOCKA: The Story of Energy & Hawaii, HTY Company; dir: Eric Johnson. Apr 13-May 12.

Kumu Kahua Theatre, Honolulu, (808) 536-4441, kumukahua.org
Demigods Anonymous,
Noa Helela; dir: Harry Wong. Thru Apr 22.


Boise Contemporary Theater, Boise, (208) 331-9224, bctheater.org
The Roommate,
Jen Silverman; dir: Matthew Cameron Clark. Apr 11-28.

Company of Fools, Sun Valley, (208) 578-9122, companyoffools.org
Bee Mini-Musical (working title),
book: Maggie-Kate Coleman; music: Erato A. Kremmyda; dir: Ilana Becker. Apr 19-22.

“Smart People” by Lydia R. Diamond, at Writers Theatre in Glencoe, Ill., through June 10. Pictured:
Julian Parker and Kayla Carter. (Photo by Michael Brosilow)


16th Street Theater, Berwyn, (708) 795-6704, 16thstreettheater.org
The Wolf at the End of the Block,
Ike Holter; dir: Lili-Anne Brown. Thru May 5.

Adventure Stage Chicago, (773) 342-4141, adventurestage.org
Roots in the Alley,
Lucas Baisch. Thru May 5.

American Blues Theater, Chicago, (773) 327-5252, americanbluestheater.com
Buddy- The Buddy Holly Story,
Alan James; dir: Lili-Anne Brown. Apr 27-Jul 28.

Chicago Shakespeare Theater, (312) 595-5600, chicagoshakes.com
Schiller’s Mary Stuart,
Peter Oswald; dir: Jenn Thompson. Thru Apr 15.
Macbeth, adapt: Aaron Posner (also dir) from Shakespeare; dir: Teller (of Penn and Teller). Apr 25-Jun 24.

Court Theatre, Chicago, (773) 753-4472, courttheatre.org
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,
Todd Kreidler; dir: Marti Lyons. Thru Apr 15.

First Folio Theatre, Oak Brook, (630) 986-8067, firstfolio.org
Mary’s Wedding,
Stephen Massicotte; dir: Melanie Keller. Thru Apr 29.

The Gift Theatre, Chicago, thegifttheatre.org
Hang Man,
Stacy Amma Osei-Kuffour; dir: Jess McLeod. Feb 9-Apr 8.

Goodman Theatre, Chicago, (312) 443-3800, goodmantheatre.org
An Enemy of the People,
Henrik Ibsen; dir: Robert Falls. Thru Apr 15.

The House Theatre of Chicago, (773) 769-3832, thehousetheatre.com
The Magic Parlour,
Dennis Watkins. Thru Jul 28.
Ellen Bond, Union Spy, Jenni Lamb; dir: Jess McLeod. Thru May 20.

Lookingglass Theatre Co, Chicago, (312) 337-0665, lookingglasstheatre.org
Kevin Douglas; music: Rick Sims; dir: David Schwimmer. Thru Apr 22.

Northlight Theatre, Skokie, (847) 673-6300, northlight.org
The Beauty Queen of Leenane,
Martin McDonagh; dir: BJ Jones. Thru Apr 22.

Piven Theatre Workshop, Evanston, (847) 866-8049, piventheatre.org
Crossing Green Bay (Working Title),
Tania Richard; dir: Tim Rhoze. Apr 19-May 20.

Raven Theatre Company, Chicago, (773) 338-2177, raventheatre.com
The Gentleman Caller,
Philip Dawkins. Thru May 13.

A Red Orchid Theatre, Chicago, aredorchidtheatre.org
33 to Nothing,
Grant Varjas. Apr 6-May 27.

Silk Road Rising, Chicago, silkroadrising.org
Through the Elevated Line,
Novid Parsi; dir: Carin Silkaitis. Thru Apr 15.

Steep Theatre Company, Chicago, (866) 811-4111, steeptheatre.com
Simon Stephens; dir: Jonathan Berry. Apr 5-May 12.

Steppenwolf Theatre Co, Chicago, (312) 335-1650, steppenwolf.org
The Doppelganger (an international farce),
Matthew-Lee Erlbach; dir: Tina Landau. Apr 5-May 20.

Timeline Theatre Company, Chicago, (773) 281-8463, timelinetheatre.com
To Catch a Fish,
Brett Neveu; dir: Ron OJ Parson. Apr 25-Jul 1.

Theater Wit, Chicago, (773-975-8150), theaterwit.org
Women Laughing Alone With Salas, Sheila Callaghan; dir: Devon de Mayo. Thru May 12.

Victory Gardens Theater, Chicago, (773) 871-3000, VictoryGardens.org
Doing It,
Boo Killebrew; dir: Chay Yew. Apr 6-May 6.

Writers Theatre, Glencoe, (847) 242-6000, writerstheatre.org
Smart People,
Lydia Diamond; dir: Hallie Gordon. Thru Jun 10.

“Women Laughing Alone With Salad” by Sheila Callaghan, at Theater Wit in Chicago through May 12. Pictured: Daniella Pereira, Echaka Agba, and Japhet Balaban. (Photo by Charles Osgood)


Indiana Repertory Theatre, Indianapolis, (317) 635-5252, irtlive.com
Looking Over the President’s Shoulder,
James Still; dir: Janet Allen. Thru May 6.
Noises Off, Michael Frayn; dir: David Bradley. Apr 24-May 20.

Phoenix Theatre, Inc, Indianapolis, (317) 635-7529, phoenixtheatre.org
Nina Simone: Four Women,
Christina Ham. Thru Apr 1.


Actors Theatre of Louisville, (502) 584-1205, actorstheatre.org
42nd Humana Festival of New American Plays,
Thru Apr 8.

Lexington Children’s Theatre, (859) 254-4546, lctonstage.org
Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach Jr.,
book: Timothy Allen McDonald; music and lyrics: Benj Pasek, Justin Paul; dir: Vivian Snipes. Apr 15-22.
Why Mosquitoes Buzz, Jeremy Kisling. Apr 28-29.


The NOLA Project, New Orleans, (504) 302-9117, nolaproject.com
Men on Boats,
Jaclyn Backhaus; dir: Shannon Sindelar. Thru Apr 8.

Southern Rep Theatre, New Orleans, (504) 522-6545, southernrep.com
And Tell Sad Stories of the Deaths of Queens,
Tennessee Williams. Thru Apr 1.
Eclipsed, Danai Gurira. Apr 18-May 6.


Penobscot Theatre, Bangor, (207) 942-3333, penobscottheatre.org
Ugly Lies the Bone,
Lindsey Ferrentino. Thru Apr 1.
The Spitfire Grill, book: Fred Alley (also lyrics), James Valcq (also music). Apr 26-May 13.

Portland Stage Company, (207) 774-0465, portlandstage.org
The Niceties,
Eleanor Burgess. Apr 3-22.


Center Stage, Baltimore, (410) 332-0033, centerstage.org
George Orwell’s Animal farm,
adapt: Ian Woolridge; dir: May Adrales. Thru Apr 1. Co-production with Milwaukee Repertory Theater, WI

Everyman Theatre, Baltimore, (410) 752-2208, everymantheatre.org
Julia Cho; dir: Vincent M. Lancisi. Thru Apr 15. Co-production with Olney Theatre Center

Forum Theatre, Silver Spring, forum-theatre.org
Nat Turner in Jerusalem,
Nathan Alan Davis. Thru Apr 7.

Imagination Stage, Bethesda, (301) 280-1660, imaginationstage.org
Robin Hood,
Greg Banks; dir: Janet Stanford. Apr 14-May 20.

Maryland Ensemble Theatre, Frederick, (301) 694-4744, marylandensemble.org
Rapture, Blister, Burn,
Gina Gionfriddo; dir: Suzanne Beal. Apr 5-29.

Olney Theatre Center for the Arts, (301) 924-3400, olneytheatre.org
The Crucible,
Arthur Miller; dir: Eleanor Holdridge. Apr 18-May 20.

Rep Stage, Columbia, (443) 518-1500, repstage.org
True West,
Sam Shepard. Apr 26-May 13.

Round House Theatre, Bethesda, (240) 644-1100, roundhousetheatre.org
“Master Harold” … And The Boys,
Athol Fugard; dir: Ryan Rilette. Apr 11-May 6.

Single Carrot Theatre, Baltimore, (443) 844-9253, singlecarrot.com
Peter Pan Adaptation,
Apr 27-May 20.

Theatre Project, Baltimore, (410) 752-8558, theatreproject.org
Corpus Christi,
Terrence McNally. Apr 6-15.


Actors’ Shakespeare Project, Somerville, (866) 811-4111, actorsshakespeareproject.org
Much Ado About Nothing,
Shakespeare; dir: Christopher V. Edwards. Apr 11-May 6.

ArtsEmerson, Boston, (617) 824-8000, artsemerson.org
The Migration: Reflection on Jacob Lawrence,
dir: Mfoniso Akpan, C. Brian Williams. Apr 3-6.

Boston Children’s Theatre, (617) 424-6634, bostonchildrenstheatre.org
1984 by George Orwell,
adapt: Michael Gene Sullivan. Apr 21-29.

Company One Theatre, Boston, (617) 933-8600, companyone.org
Wig Out!,
Tarell Alvin McCraney; dir: Summer L. Williams. Apr 26-May 13.

Huntington Theatre Company, Boston, (617) 266-0800, huntingtontheatre.org
Top Girls,
Caryl Churchill; dir: Liesl Tommy. Apr 20-May 20.

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston, (617) 585-5678, lyricstage.com
Anna Christie,
Eugene O’Neill; dir: Scott Edmiston. Apr 6-May 6.

Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Lowell, (978) 654-4678, mrt.org
Little Orphan Danny,
Sean Daniels (also dir); book, music, lyrics: Dan Finnerty. Thru Apr 15.
The Villains’ Supper Club, Lila Rose Kaplan; dir: Sean Daniels. Apr 25-May 20.

New Repertory Theatre, Watertown, (617) 923-8487, newrep.org
The Bakelite Masterpiece,
Kate Cayley; dir: Jim Petosa. Thru Apr 8.
Two Jews Walk Into a War…, Seth Rozin. Apr 28-May 20.

“Harmony Park” by Daniel Damiano, at Detroit Repertory Theatre through May 20.


Detroit Repertory Theatre, (313) 868-1347, detroitreptheatre.com
Harmony Park,
Daniel Damiano; dir: Barbara Busby. Thru May 20.

Meadow Brook Theatre, Rochester, (248) 377-3300, mbtheatre.com
The Snow Geese,
Sharr White; dir: Travis Walter. Thru Apr 15.
The All Night Strut!, Fran Charnas; dir: Travis Walter. Apr 25-May 20.

Thunder Bay Theatre, Inc., Alpena, thunderbaytheatre.com
The Odd Couple,
Neil Simon; dir: Jeffrey Mindock. Apr 6-22.
TBT^2 Educational Tour: 3 Billy Goats Gruff, Goldilocks and the 3 Bears, & Binge the Bard, Jeffrey Mindock (also dir). Apr 23-May 13.

Williamston Theatre, Williamston, (517) 655-7469, williamstontheatre.org
Stephen Spotswood; dir: Tony Caselli. Thru Apr 22.


Children’s Theatre Company, Minneapolis, (612) 874-0400, childrenstheatre.org
Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax,
adapt: David Greig; music and lyrics: Charlie Fink; dir: Max Webster. Apr 17-Jun 10. Co-production with Children’s Theatre Company and the Old Globe, CA, in partnership with the Old Vic, U.K.

Commonweal Theatre Company, Lanesboro, (800) 657-7025, commonwealtheatre.org
Silent Sky,
Lauren Gunderson. Apr 5-Jun 23.

Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, (612) 377-2224, guthrietheater.org
Familiar, Danai Gurira; dir: Taibi Magar. Thru Apr 14.
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, Todd Kreidler; dir: Timothy Bond. Apr 7-May 27.
An Enemy of the People, adapt: Brad Birch from Henrik Ibsen; dir: Lyndsey Turner. Apr 28-Jun 3.

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company, St Paul, (651) 647-4315, mnjewishtheatre.org
Natasha and the Coat,
Deborah Stein. Apr 21-May 13.

Park Square Theatre, St Paul, (651) 291-7005, parksquaretheatre.org
The Diary of Anne Frank,
Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett; dir: Ellen Fenster. Apr 19-28.

Penumbra Theatre Company, St Paul, (651) 224-3180, penumbratheatre.org
This Bitter Earth,
Harrison David Rivers; dir: Talvin Wilks. Apr 24-May 20.

The Playwrights’ Center, Minneapolis, (612) 332-7481, pwcenter.org
the bandaged place,
Harrison David Rivers. Apr 9-10.

Stages Theatre Company, Hopkins, (952) 979-1111, stagestheatre.org
Whoever You Are,
Christina Ham; music: Aaron Gabriel; dir: Nikki Swoboda. Apr 20-May 20.
Crenshaw, Jeannine Coulombe. Apr 27-May 19.

Teatro del Pueblo, St Paul, (651) 224-8806, teatrodelpueblo.org
Isla Tuliro,
Marlina Gonzalez (also dir); dir: Meena Natarajan. Apr 6-22.

Theater Latte Da, Minneapolis, latteda.org
Five Points,
book: Harrison David Rivers; music and lyrics: Douglas Lyons; music: Ethan D. Pakchar. Apr 4-May 6.

“Five Points,” by Harrison David Rivers, Ethan D. Pakchar, and Douglas Lyons at Theater Latte Da in Minneapolis, through May 6.


New Stage Theatre, Jackson, (601) 948-3531, newstagetheatre.com
Shakespeare in Love,
Lee Hall, Marc Norman, Tom Stoppard; dir: Francine Thomas Reynolds. Apr 17-29.


The Coterie Theatre, Kansas City, (816) 474-6552, thecoterie.org
Jack and the Bean Mágico!,
Linda Carson; dir: Kim Selody. Apr 17-May 20.

Kansas City Repertory Theatre, (816) 235-2700, kcrep.org
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (A Musical Thriller),
adapt: Christopher Bond from Hugh Wheeler; lyrics: Stephen Sondheim; dir: Eric Rosen. Thru Apr 15.
Brother Toad, Nathan Louis Jackson. Apr 27-May 27.
Welcome to Fear City, Kara Lee Corthron. Apr 28-May 27.

Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre, Kansas City, (816) 569-3226, metkc.org
Anna in the Tropics,
Nilo Cruz; dir: Karen Paisley. Apr 19-May 6.

The Repertory Theatre of St Louis, (314) 968-4925, repstl.org
The City Mouse and the Country Mouse,
book: Sarah Brandt; music and lyrics: Stephen James Neale; dir: Suki Peters. Thru Apr 8.
Laura Ingalls Wilder: Voice of the Prairie, Kathryn Schultz Miller; dir: Alan Knoll. Thru Apr 8.
Born Yesterday, Garson Kanin; dir: Pamela Hunt. Thru Apr 8.
Ignite! New Scripts Out Loud- Wind-Up Girl, book and lyrics: Sarah Hammond; music: Will Aronson; dir: Shelley Butler. Apr 3.
Ignite! New Scripts Out Loud- Nonsense and Beauty, Scott Sickles; dir: Seth Gordon. Apr 7.

St Louis Black Repertory Co, University City, (314) 534-3810, theblackrep.org
Torn Asunder,
Nikkole Salter; dir: Ron Himes. Apr 13-29.

Unicorn Theatre, Kansas City, (816) 531-7529, unicorntheatre.org
Informed Consent,
Deborah Zoe Laufer; dir: Darren Sextro. Thru Apr 1.
Vietgone, Qui Nguyen; dir: Cynthia Levin. Apr 18-May 13.


The BLUEBARN Theatre, Omaha, (402) 345-1576, bluebarn.org
Nureyev’s Eyes,
David Rush; dir: Darin Anthony. Thru Apr 15.

Nebraska Repertory Theatre, Lincoln, (402) 472-4747, nebraskarep.org
The Rep’s Rising Stars,
dir: Harris Smith. Thru Apr 1.
William Golding’s Lord of the Flies, adapt: Nigel Williams; dir: Kevin Rich. Apr 13-22.

Omaha Theater Company, (402) 345-4849, rosetheater.org
Wonderland: Alice’s Rock & Roll Adventure,
book and lyrics: Rachel Rockwell; music and lyrics: Michael Mahler; dir: Justin Perez. Thru Apr 8.
Broken Mirror (A Rose Teens ‘N’ Theater Production), Apr 5-8.
Curious George & the Golden Meatball, book and lyrics: Jeremy Desmon; music: John Kavanaugh; dir: Stephanie Jacobson. Apr 20-May 6.


Bruka Theatre, Reno, (775) 323-3221, bruka.org
Nation Of Two,
Tom Burmester; dir: Chase McKenna. Thru Apr 7.
The Frog Prince- Grimm’s 9, Mary Bennett. Thru Jul 15.
Hedwig & The Angry Inch, John Cameron Mitchell, Stephen Trask; dir: Bill Ware. Apr 20-May 12.

“Dancing at Lughnasa” by Brian Friel, at Two River Theater in Red Bank, N.J. through May 13. Pictured: Michael Cumpsty and Christa Scott-Reed. (Photo by T Charles Erickson)

New Jersey

Centenary Stage Company, Hackettstown, (908) 979-0900, centenarystageco.org
Hitler’s Tasters,
Apr 6-22.

Crossroads Theatre Company, New Brunswick, crossroadstheatrecompany.org
Back to the Real,
Pia Wilson; dir: Marshall Jones, III. Apr 26-May 6.

McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton, (609) 258-2787, mccarter.org
Crowns (15th Anniversary Production),
Regina Taylor (also dir). Thru Apr 1.

New Jersey Repertory Company, Long Branch, (732) 229-3166, njrep.org
Issei, He Say,
Chloe Hung. Apr 19-May 20.

Two River Theater, Red Bank, (732) 345-1400, tworivertheater.org
Dancing at Lughnas,
Brian Friel; dir: Jessica Stone. Apr 14-May 13.

New Mexico

Tricklock Theatre Co, Albuquerque, (505) 414-3738, tricklock.com
The 18th Annual Revolutions International Theatre Festival,
Mar 5-24.

New York

The Barrow Group, NYC, (212) 760-2615, barrowgroup.org
A Walk in the Woods,
Lee Blessing; dir: Donna Jean Fogel. Thru Apr 15.

The Cider Mill Playhouse, Endicott, (607) 748-7363, cidermillplayhouse.org
Neil Simon. Apr 12-22.

Classic Stage Company, NYC, (212) 677-4210, classicstage.org
Summer and Smoke,
Tennessee Williams. Apr 11-May 26. Co-production with Transport Group

Geva Theatre Center, Rochester, (585) 232-4382, gevatheatre.org
Gabriel Jason Dean; dir: Pirronne Yousefzadeh. Thru Apr 1.
One House Over, Catherine Trieschmann; dir: Mark Clements. Apr 3-29. Co-production with Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, WI

HERE, NYC, (212) 352-3101, here.org
Symphonie Fantastique, Basil Twist. Thru May 13.
Assembled Identity, Purva Bedi, Kristin Marting (also dir), Mariana Newhard. Thru May 13.

Irish Classical Theatre Co, Buffalo, (716) 853-4282, irishclassicaltheatre.com
The Awful Truth,
Arthur Richman; dir: Fortunato Pezzimenti. Apr 20-May 13.

Kitchen Theatre Company, Ithaca, (607) 272-0403, kitchentheatre.org
Walt McGough; dir: M. Bevin O’Gara. Apr 8-22.

La MaMa E.T.C., NYC, (646) 430-5374, lamama.org
Distant Observer: New York/Tokyo Correspondence,
John Jesurun, Takeshi Kawamura (also dirs). Thru Apr 1.
Love Trade, Elizabeth Hess (also dir). Thru Apr 8.
Seagullmachine (in process), dir: Nick Benacerraf, Jess Chayes. Apr 12-29.
Martyrs, Romana Soutus; dir: Pirronne Yousefzadeh. Apr 19-May 6.

Lincoln Center Theater, NYC, (212) 239-6200, lct.org
Joshua Harmon; dir: Daniel Aukin. Thru Apr 29.
My Fair Lady, book and lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner; music: Frederick Loewe; dir: Bartlett Sher. Thru Jul 8.

Mabou Mines, NYC, maboumines.org
Imaginging the Imaginary Invalid,
adapt: Clove Galilee, Valeria Vasilevski. Thru Feb 7, 2026. Co-production with La Mama E.T.C.

MusicalFare Theatre, Amherst, (716) 839-8540, musicalfare.com
book: Enda Walsh; music: Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová; dir: Randall Kramer. Apr 25-May 27.

National Black Theatre, Inc, NYC, nationalblacktheatre.org
Sancho: An Act of Remembrance,
Paterson Joseph (also dir); dir: Simon Godwin. Apr 11-29. Co-production with Classical Theatre of Harlem

The New Group, NYC, (212) 279-4200, thenewgroup.org
Good for Otto,
David Rabe. Thru Apr 1.

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre, NYC, panasianrep.org
Joyce Van Dyke. Apr 13-May 16.

Playwrights Horizons, NYC, phnyc.org
This Flat Earth,
Lindsey Ferrentino; dir: Rebecca Taichman. Thru Apr 29.
Dance Nation, Clare Barron; dir: Lee Sunday Evans. Apr 13-May 27.

The Public Theater, NYC, (212) 967-7555, publictheater.org
The Low Road,
Bruce Norris; dir: Michael Greif. Thru Apr 1.
Mlima’s Tale, Lynn Nottage. Thru May 20.
Miss You Like Hell, book and lyrics: Quiara Alegria Hudes; music and lyrics: Erin McKeown; dir: Lear deBessonet. Apr 20-May 5.
Mobile Unit: Henry V, Shakespeare; dir: Robert O’Hara. Apr 23-May 13.

Red Bull Theater, NYC, (212) 352-3101, redbulltheater.com
Revalation Readings,
Thru Jun 18.
The Metromaniacs, David Ives; music: Adam Wernick; dir: Michael Kahn. Apr 10-May 26.

Road Less Traveled Productions, Buffalo, (716) 629-3069, roadlesstraveledproductions.org
The Christians,
Lucas Hnath; dir: Scott Behrend. Apr 27-May 20.

Roundabout Theatre Co, NYC, (212) 719-1300, roundabouttheatre.org
Amy and the Orphans,
Lindsey Ferrentino; dir: Scott Ellis. Thru Apr 22.

Signature Theatre Co, NYC, (212) 244-7529, signaturetheatre.org
Paradise Blue,
Dominique Morisseau; dir: Ruben Santiago-Hudson. Apr 24-Jun 3.

SITI Company, NYC, siti.org
the theater is a blank page,
dir: Anne Bogart, Ann Hamilton. Apr 28-May 12.

Syracuse Stage, (315) 443-3275, syracusestage.org
Cold Read: A Festival of New Plays,
Thru Apr 1.
The Magic Play, Andrew Hinderaker; dir: Halena Kays. Apr 25-May 13. Co-production with Portland Center Stage, OR

Transport Group Theatre Company, NYC, transportgroup.org
Summer and Smoke,
Tennessee Williams; dir: Jack Cummings III. Apr 12-May 1. Co-production with Classic Stage Company

WP Theater, NYC, womensproject.org
2018 Pipeline Festival,
MJ Kauffman, Sylvia Khoury, Donnetta Lavinia Grays, Leah Nanako Winkler, Zoe Sarnak; dir: Melissa Crespo, Morgan Gould, Ellie Heyman, Tyne Rafaeli, Mo Zhou. Thru Apr 29.

North Carolina

Burning Coal Theatre Co, Raleigh, (919) 834-4001, burningcoal.org
Peter Shaffer; dir: Karen O’Brien. Apr 12-Apr 29.

Cape Fear Regional Theatre, Fayetteville, (910) 323-4233, cfrt.org
Sense and Sensibility,
adapt: Kate Hamill; dir: Mary Catherine Burke. Apr 12-29.

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, (704) 973-2828, ctcharlotte.org
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,
adapt: le Clanche de Rand. Thru Apr 15.
Madagascar A Musical Adventure, lyrics: George Noriega, Joel Someillan. Apr 13-May 6.

PlayMakers Repertory Company, Chapel Hill, (919) 962-7529, playmakersrep.org
Leaving Eden,
Mike Wiley; music and lyrics: Laurelyn Dossett; dir: Vivienne Benesch. Apr 4-22.
Where Did We Sit on the Bus?, Brian Quijada. Apr 25-29.

Triad Stage, Greensboro, (336) 272-0160, triadstage.org
How I Learned to Drive,
Paula Vogel; dir: Sarah Hankins. Apr 4-15.
The Passion of Teresa Rae King, Preston Lane (also dir). Apr 29-May 20.

“Ada & the Engine” by Lauren Gunderson, at Know Theatre of Cincinnati, through May 12. Pictured: Tess Talbot. (Photo by Dan R. Winters)


Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, (513) 421-3888, cincyplay.com
Allyson Currin.  Thru Apr 22.
Ken Ludwig’s Treasure Island, adapt: Ken Ludwig; dir: Blake Robison. Apr 21-May 19.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, (513) 381-2273, cincyshakes.com
On Tour: Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare; dir: Jeremy Dubin. Thru May 27.
On Tour: Macbeth, Shakespeare; dir: Darnell Pierre Benjamin. Thru May 27.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Tennessee Williams; dir: Michael Evan Haney. Apr 4-28.

Cleveland Play House, (216) 241-6000, clevelandplayhouse.com
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,
book: Rachel Sheinkin; lyrics: William Finn; dir: Marcia Milgrom Dodge. Apr 14-May 6.

Cleveland Public Theatre, (216) 631-2727, cptonline.org
Br’er Cotton,
Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm. Thru Apr 21.
Test Flight- A New Work Development Series, Thru Apr 28.
On Tour: Red Ash Mosaic, Thru Apr 14.

Dobama Theatre, Cleveland Heights, (216) 932-3396, dobama.org
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins; dir: Nathan Motta. Apr 20-May 20.

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati, (513) 421-3555, ensemblecincinnati.org
His Eye is on the Sparrow,
Larry Parr. Apr 24-May 19.

Know Theatre of Cincinnati, (513) 300-5669, knowtheatre.com
Ada & the Engine,
Lauren Gunderson; dir: Tamara Winters. Apr 13-May 12.

Theater Ninjas, Cleveland, theaterninjas.com
Positive Reinforcements,
Apr 6-7.


CityRep, Oklahoma City, (405) 848-3761, cityrep.com
book, music, lyrics: Jonathan Larson; dir: Jonathan Beck Reed. Apr 5-8.


Artists Repertory Theatre, Portland, (503) 241-1278, artistsrep.org
Between Riverside and Crazy,
Stephen Adly Guirgis; dir: Adriana Baer. Thru Apr 1.
The Thanksgiving Play, Larissa FastHorse; dir: Luan Schooler. Apr 1-29.

Broadway Rose Theatre Company, Tigard, (503) 620-5262, broadwayrose.org
Always…Patsy Cline,
Apr 11-May 6.

CoHo Productions, Portland, cohoproductions.org
Luna Gale,
Rebecca Gilman; dir: Brandon Woolley. Apr 20-May 12.

Corrib Theatre, Portland, corribtheatre.org
Owen McCafferty; dir: Gemma Whelan. Apr 13-May 6.

Hand2Mouth, Portland, hand2mouththeatre.org
A Fond Farewell,
music: Sleeping Giant; dir: Jonathan Walters. Apr 12-13.

Oregon Contemporary Theatre, Eugene, (541) 465-1506, octheatre.org
Buried Child,
Sam Shepard; dir: Joseph Gilg. Apr 5-28.

Miracle Theatre Group, Portland, (503) 236-7253, milagro.org
The Mermaid Hour,
David Valdes Greenwood; dir: Sacha Reich. Thru Apr 14.

Oregon Children’s Theatre, Portland, (503) 228-9571, octc.org
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show,
adapt: Jonathan Rockefeller; book: Eric Carle; dir: Marcella Crowson, Tony Fuemmeler. Thru May 13.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, (800) 219-8161, osfashland.org
Shakespeare; music: Andre Pluess; dir: Bill Rauch. Thru Oct 28.
Sense and Sensibility, Kate Hamill; music: Justin Ellington; dir: Hana Sharif. Thru Oct 28.
Destiny of Desire, Karen Zacarías; music: Rosino Serrano; dir: José Luis Valenzuela. Thru Jul 12.
Henry V, Shakespeare; music: Palmer Hefferan; dir: Rosa Joshi. Thru Oct 27.
Manahatta, Mary Kathryn Nagle; music: Paul James Prendergast; dir: Laurie Woolery. Thru Oct 27.
Oklahoma!, book and lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II; music: Richard Rodgers; dir: Bill Rauch. Apr 18-Oct 27.

Portland Center Stage, (503) 445-3700, pcs.org
The Magic Play,
Andrew Hinderaker; dir: Halena Kays. Thru Apr 1.
And So We Walked, DeLanna Studi; dir: Corey B. Madden. Thru May 13.
Major Barbara, George Bernard Shaw; dir: Chris Coleman. Apr 14-May 13.

Stumptown Stages, Portland, (800) 273-1530​, stumptownstages.org
lyrics: Tim Rice; music: Andrew Lloyd Webber; dir: David Marquez. Apr 26-May 14.

“Native Gardens” by Karen Zacarías, at Trinity Repertory in Providence, R.I. through May 6.


1812 Productions, Philadelphia, (215) 592-9560, 1812productions.org
Hope and Gravity,
Michael Hollinger; dir: Jennifer Childs. Apr 26-May 20.

Arden Theatre Co, Philadelphia, (215) 922-1122, ardentheatre.org
Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye,
adapt: Lydia Diamond; dir: Raelle Myrick-Hodges. Thru Apr 1.
Snow White, Greg Banks (also dir). Apr 4-Jun 3.

Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble, (570) 784-8181, bte.org
The Legend of Georgia McBride,
Matthew Lopez; dir: Eric Wunsch. Thru Apr 8.
Marjorie Prime, Jordan Harrison; dir: Daniel Roth. Apr 26-May 20.

Bristol Riverside Theatre, (215) 785-0100, brtstage.org
The Producers,
book: Mel Brooks (also music and lyrics), Thomas Meehan; dir: Keith Baker. Thru Apr 1.

City Theatre Company, Pittsburgh, (412) 431-2489, citytheatrecompany.org
The White Chip,
Sean Daniels; dir: Sheryl Kaller. Apr 7-May 6.

EgoPo Classic Theater, Philadelphia, (267) 273-1414, egopo.org
Lydie Breeze Trilogy: Part III,
John Guare; dir: Lane Savadove. Apr 11-22.
Lydie Breeze Trilogy: Marathons, John Guare; dir: Lane Savadove. Apr 25-May 6.

Gamut Theatre Group, Harrisburg, (717) 238-4111, gamuttheatre.org
The Young Acting Company Presents: Robin Hood,
Sean Adams; dir: Melissa Nicholson. Apr 13-15.
TMI Improv, Apr 20.

InterAct Theatre Company, Philadelphia, (215) 568-8079, interacttheatre.org
Human Rites,
Seth Rozin; dir: Harriet Power. Thru Apr 15.

Lantern Theater Company, Philadelphia, (215) 829-0395, lanterntheater.org
The Tempest,
Shakespeare; dir: Chalres McMahon. Thru Apr 22.

Montgomery Theater, Souderton, (215) 723-9984, montgomerytheater.org
Nunsense A Men,
Dan Goggin; dir: Stephen Casey. Apr 5-29.

Open Stage of Harrisburg, (717) 232-6736, openstagehbg.com
The Flick,
Annie Baker. Thru Apr 22.
Collective Rage: A Play in Five Betties, Jen Silverman. Apr 27-May 6.

People’s Light, Malvern, (610) 644-3500, peopleslight.org
I Will Not Go Gently,
book and music: Jennifer Childs; music: Christopher Colucci; dir: Harriet Power. Thru Apr 15.
Romeo and Juliet: A Requiem, adapt: Zak Berkman, Samantha Reading (also dir) from Shakespeare. Apr 25-May 27.

Pittsburgh Public Theater, (412) 316-1600, ppt.org
Simon Stephens; dir: Tracy Brigden. Thru Apr 8.
Hamlet, Shakespeare; dir: Ted Pappas. Apr 19-May 20.

Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia, (215) 987-4450, qtgrep.org
Julius Caesar,
Shakespeare. Thru Apr 28.
The Wild Duck, Henrik Ibsen. Apr 4-29.

Theatre Exile, Philadelphia, (215) 218-4022, theatreexile.org
Sing the Body Electric,
Michael Hollinger; dir: Deborah Block. Apr 19-May 13.

Touchstone Theatre, Bethlehem, (610) 867-1689, touchstone.org
Dictators for Dummies,
Christopher Shorr. Apr 5-15.

The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, (215) 546-7824, wilmatheater.org
Christopher Chen; dir: Blanka Zizka. Apr 18-May 13.

Rhode Island

Gamm Theatre, Pawtucket, (401) 723-4266, gammtheatre.org
As You Like It,
Shakespeare. Apr 19-May 27.

Trinity Repertory Co, Providence, (401) 351-4242, trinityrep.com
Native Gardens,
Karen Zacarías; dir: Christie Vela. Apr 5-May 6.
Ragtime, book: Terrence McNally; lyrics: Lynn Ahrens; music: Stephen Flaherty; dir: Curt Columbus. Apr 26-May 27.

The Wilbury Theatre Group, Providence, (401) 400-7100, thewilburygroup.org
Festival of New Works,
Apr 11-29.

“Capture Now” by Josh Jonas, at Centre Stage in Greenville, S.C., through April 4. (Photo by Wallace Krebs Photography)

South Carolina

Centre Stage, Greenville, (864) 233-6733, centrestage.org
Mamma Mia!,
book: Catherine Johnson; lyrics: Betty Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus. Thru Apr 8.
Capture Now, Josh Jones. Thru Apr 4.

Charleston Stage, (843) 577-7183, charlestonstage.com
Shakespeare in Love,
adapt: Lee Hall; dir: Julian Wiles. Apr 4-22.
Billy, Goat, Gruff the Musical, Ben Mackel; book and lyrics: Gwen Edwards; dir: Sam Henderson. Apr 21-28.

Lean Ensemble Theater, Hilton Head Island, (843) 715-6676, leanensemble.org
The Importance of Being Earnest,
Oscar Wilde; dir: Christine Albright. Apr 26-May 6.

PURE Theatre, Charleston, (843) 723-4444, puretheatre.org
Straight White Men,
Young Jean Lee. Apr 27-May 19.

Trustus Theatre, Columbia, (803) 254-9732, trustus.org
Fun Home,
book and lyrics: Lisa Kron; music: Jeanine Tesori; dir: Chad Henderson. Thru Apr 11.

The Village Repertory Co, Charleston, villagerep.com
Marjorie Prime,
Jordan Harrison; dir: Keely Enright. Thru Apr 17.
Disaster, Jack Plotnick, Seth Rudesky; dir: Keely Enright. Apr 27-May 12.

The Warehouse Theatre, Greenville, (864) 235-6948, warehousetheatre.com
Much Ado About Nothing,
Shakespeare; dir: Anne Kelly Tromsness. Apr 20-May 5.


Clarence Brown Theatre Co, Knoxville, (865) 974-5161, clarencebrowntheatre.org
Alabama Story,
Kenneth Jones; dir: Kate Buckley. Thru Feb 18, 2019.
The Dream of the Burning Boy, David West Read; dir: Carol Mayo Jenkins. Thru Apr 15.
Urinetown, the Musical, book: Greg Kotis; lyrics: Mark Hollmann; dir: Bill Osetek. Apr 18-May 6.

“The Smartest Girl in the World” by Miriam Gonzales, at Austin Playhouse in Texas, through April 14. Pictured: Madi Palomo and Kenedi Delgado.


A.D. Players, Houston, adplayers.org
Lilies of the Field,
F. Andrew Leslie; dir: Chip Simmons. Apr 20-May 13.

Alley Theatre, Houston, (713) 220-5700, alleytheatre.org
Lawrence Wright; dir: Bob Balaban. Apr 6-29.

Austin Playhouse, austinplayhouse.com
Shakespeare in Love,
adapt: Lee Hall. Thru Apr 22.

Cara Mía Theatre Co., Dallas, (214) 516-0706, caramiatheatre.org
Yana Wana’s Legend of the Bluebonnet,
María F. Rocha, Roxanne Schroeder-Arce; music: Héctor Martinez Morales; dir: Robyn Flatt. Thru Apr 8. Co-production with Dallas Children’s Theater
Where Earth Meets The Sky, Edyka Chilomé, Ariana Cook, Vanessa Mercado Taylor; dir: Vanessa Mercado Taylor. Apr 13-29.

The Catastrophic Theatre, Houston, (713) 521-4533, catastrophictheatre.com
Small Ball,
book, music, lyrics: Mickle Maher; music: Anthony Barilla, Meryl van Dijk; dir: Jason Nodler. Apr 6-May 12.

Dallas Children’s Theater, (214) 740-0051, dct.org
Yana Wana’s Legend of the Bluebonnet,
María F. Rocha, Roxanne Schroeder-Arce; music: Héctor Martinez Morales. Thru Apr 8. Co-production with Cara Mía Theatre Co.
Blue, Annie Cusick Wood. Apr 21-May 6.

Dallas Theater Center, (214) 252-3927, dallastheatercenter.org
The Great Society,
Robert Schenkkan. Thru Apr 1. Co-production with the Alley Theatre
The Trials of Sam Houston, Aaron Loeb; dir: Kevin Moriarty. Apr 20-May 13.

The Ensemble Theatre Houston, (713) 807-4300, EnsembleHouston.org
Eight Day of the Week,
Prester Pickett; dir: Eileen J. Morris. Thru Apr 15.

Kitchen Dog Theater, Dallas, (214) 953-1055, kitchendogtheater.org
Cameron Cobb (also music and dir), Michael Federico, Max Hartman (also music). Apr 19-May 6.

Main Street Theater, Houston, (713) 524-6706, mainstreettheater.com
Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook,
Allison Gregory; dir: Katie Harrison. Thru May 26.
Daisy, Sean Devine; dir: Troy Scheid. Thru Apr 29.
Sideways Stories from Wayside School, adapt: John Olive; dir: Vivienne M. St. John. Apr 10-May 19.

Mary Moody Northen Theatre, Austin, (512) 448-8484, stedwards.edu/theatre
book and lyrics: Brian Crawley; music: Jeanine Tesori; dir: Nick Mayo. Apr 12-22.

Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Company, Houston, (832) 463-0409, mildredsumbrella.com
Dark Matter,
Don Nigro; dir: Jennifer Decker, Miranda Herbert. Thru Apr 14.

Second Thought Theatre, Dallas, (866) 811-4111, secondthoughttheatre.com
Ana Nogueira; dir: Carson McCain. Apr 4-28.

Stage West Theatre, Fort Worth, (817) 784-9378, stagewest.org
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan-Kettering…,
Halley Feiffer; dir: Lee Trull. Thru Apr 1.

Bishop Arts Theatre Center, Dallas, (214) 948-0716, bishopartstheatre.org
Down For #TheCount,
dir: Phyllis Cicero. Apr 5-25.

Undermain Theatre, Dallas, (214) 747-5515, undermain.org
Whither Goest Thou America?,
Apr 11-May 6.

The VORTEX, Austin, (512) 478-5282, vortexrep.org
Performance Park,
Bonnie Cullum (also dir), the ensemble. Thru May 12.

WaterTower Theatre, Addison, (972) 450-6232, watertowertheatre.org
Regina Taylor; dir: Leah C. Gardiner. Apr 13-May 6.

ZACH Theatre, Austin, (512) 476-0541, zachtheatre.org
Goodnight Moon,
book, music, lyrics: Chad Henry; dir: Abe Reybold. Thru May 27.


Salt Lake Acting Company, Salt Lake City, (801) 363-7522, saltlakeactingcompany.org
Fun Home,
book and lyrics: Lisa Kron; music: Jeanine Tesori; dir: Jason Bowcutt. Apr 4-May 13.


Vermont Stage, Burlington, (802) 863-5966, vermontstage.org
Tigers Be Still,
Kim Rosenstock. Apr 18-May 6.


1st Stage, Tysons, 1ststagetysons.org
Fly By Night,
Will Connolly, Michael Mitnick, Kim Rosenstock; dir: Kathryn Chase Bryer. Apr 12-May 6.

American Shakespeare Center, Staunton, (540) 851-1733, americanshakespearecenter.com
Shakespeare. Thru Apr 7.
The Life and Death of Richard the Second, Shakespeare. Thru Apr 7.
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, Tom Stoppard. Thru Apr 8.
The Way of the World, William Congreve. Thru Apr 6.
Antonio’s Revenge, John Marston. Thru Apr 5.
Sense and Sensibility, adapt: Brian McMahon, Emma Whipday; dir: Stephanie Holladay Earl. Apr 11-Jun 9.
Macbeth, Shakespeare; dir: Benjamin Curns. Apr 12-Jun 9.
The Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare; dir: Jemma Alix Levy. Apr 13-Jun 10.
Equivocation, Bill Cain; dir: Jim Warren. Apr 25-Jun 8.

Cadence Theatre Company, Richmond, cadencetheatre.org
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins; dir: Anna Senechal Johnson. Apr 28-May 20. Co-production with Virginia Repertory Theatre

Firehouse Theatre, Richmond, (804) 355-2001, firehousetheatre.org
An Oak Tree,
Tim Crouch; dir: Mark Lerman. Apr 4-14.

Mill Mountain Theatre, Roanoke, (540) 342-5740, millmountain.org
A Chorus Line,
book: Nicholas Dante, James Kirkwood Jr.; lyrics: Edward Kleban; music: Marvin Hamlisch; dir: Alicia Varcoe. Apr 25-May 13.

Virginia Repertory Theatre, Richmond, (804) 282-2620, virginiarep.org
Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End,
Allison Engel, Margaret Engel; dir: John Moon. Thru Apr 8.
River Ditty, Matthew Keuter; dir: Nathaniel Shaw. Apr 20-May 6.
Appropriate, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins; dir: Anne Senechal Johnson. Apr 28-May 20. Co-production with Cadence Theatre Company

Virginia Stage Company, Norfolk, (757) 627-1234, vastage.org
Ayad Akhtar. Apr 4-22.


The 5th Avenue Theatre, Seattle, (206) 625-1900, 5thavenue.org
Ride the Cyclone,
book, music, lyrics: Brooke Maxwell, Jacob Richmond; dir: Rachel Rockwell. Mar 9-May 20. Co-production with ACT- A Contemporary Theatre
Kiss Me, Kate, book: Bella Spewack, Samuel Spewack; music and lyrics: Cole Porter; dir: Alan Paul. Apr 6-29.

ARTSWEST, Seattle, (206) 938-0339, artswest.org
An Octoroon,
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Apr 19-May 13.

Book-It Repertory Theatre, Seattle, (206) 216-0833, book-it.org
The Maltese Falcon,
adapt: Kevin McKeon from Jane Jones (also dir). Thru Apr 2.
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Elise Thoron (also dir). Apr 19-May 6.

Seattle Children’s Theatre, (206) 441-3322, sct.org
Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: The Rock Experience,
book and lyrics: Mo Willems; music: Deborah Wicks La Puma. Thru May 13.
The Lamp is the Moon, Kirk Lynn. Apr 12-May 20.

Seattle Repertory Theatre, (206) 443-2222, seattlerep.org
The Great Leap,
Lauren Yee; dir: Eric Ting. Thru Apr 22.
Familiar, Danai Gurira; dir: Taibi Magar. Apr 27-May 20.

Taproot Theatre Company, Seattle, (206) 781-9707, taproottheatre.org
Regina Taylor. Thru Apr 21.


Forward Theater Company, Madison, (608) 258-4141, forwardtheater.com
Marjorie Prime,
Jordan Harrison; dir: Jennifer Uphoff Gray. Apr 5-22.

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, (414) 291-7800, milwaukeechambertheatre.com
Doubt, a parable,
John Patrick Shanley; dir: C. Michael Wright. Apr 12-29.

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, (414) 224-9490, milwaukeerep.com
Until the Flood,
Dael Orlandersmith; dir: Neel Keller. Thru Apr 22.
Always…Patsy Cline, Ted Swindley (also dir). Thru May 20.
Our Town, Thorton Wilder; dir: Brent Hazelton. Apr 10-May 13.

Next Act Theatre, Milwaukee, (414) 278-0765, nextact.org
I and You,
Lauren Gunderson; dir: David Cecsarini. Apr 5-29.

Renaissance Theaterworks, Milwaukee, (414) 291-7800, r-t-w.com
Caryl Churchill; dir: Suzan Fete. Apr 6-29.

Third Avenue Playhouse, Sturgeon Bay, (920) 743-1760, thirdavenueplayhouse.com
Gray’s Anatomy,
Spalding Gray; dir: Robert Boles. Apr 4-22.