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Jennifer Le Blanc, Gabby Battista, Jouni Kirjola, and Cassidy Brown in "The Thanksgiving Play" at Sacramento, Calif.'s Capital Stage in 2018. (Photo by Charr Crail)
"The Thanksgiving Play" by Larissa FastHorse, at Capital Stage in Sacramento, Calif., through July 22. Pictured: Jennifer Le Blanc, Gabby Battista, Jouni Kirjola, and Cassidy Brown. (Photo by Charr Crail)

May/June 2018 Onstage

From airplane rides to roller coasters, from artificial intelligence to dream dinner parties, check out what’s onstage these next two months.

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.

Discounted tickets are available to TCG Individual Members for performances at participating theatres, marked on these pages with an orange dot . Please check with each theatre for performance times, ticket discounts, and ticket availability. Present your TCG membership card to receive ticket discounts. Theatre participation is subject to change. For information on becoming an Individual Member, see


Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Montgomery, (334) 271-5353,
Much Ado About Nothing,
Shakespeare. Thru May 6.
The Miracle Worker, Mar 3-May 6.
Twelfth Night, Shakespeare. Apr 20-May 5.


Perseverance Theatre, Douglas, (907) 463-TIXS,
Cyrano de Bergerac,
adapt: David Grimm from Edmund Rostand; dir: Eleanor Holdridge. Thru May 6.
The Arsonists, Jacqueline Goldfinger; dir: Art Rotch. May 10-Jun 3.


Arizona Theatre Company, Tucson, (520) 622-2823,
The Diary of Anne Frank,
adapt: Wendy Kesselman from Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett; dir: David Ira Goldstein. Thru May 12 (Tucson), May 17-Jun 3 (Phoenix). Co-production with Geva Theatre Center, NY

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

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

iTheatre Collaborative, Phoenix, (602) 252-8497,
Church & State,
Jason Odell Williams; dir: Rosemary Close. May 4-19.

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


Arkansas Repertory Theatre, Little Rock, (501) 378-0405,
God of Carnage,
Yasmina Reza; dir: Cliff Baker. Jun 6-24.

TheatreSquared, Fayetteville, (479) 443-5600,
The Hound of the Baskervilles,
adapt: Steven Canny, John Nicholson. Thru May 20.
Arkansas New Play Festival, Jun 8-17.

“Skeleton Crew” by Dominique Morriseau, at Geffen Playhouse in Los Angelos through July 8. Pictured: DB Woodside and Amari Cheatom. (Photo by Chris Whitaker)


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

American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco, (415) 749-2228,
Father Comes Home From the Wars Parts I, II, III,
Suzan-Lori Parks; dir: Liz Diamond. Thru May 20. Co-production with Yale Repertory Theatre, CT
A Walk on the Moon, book: Pamela Gray; music and lyrics: Paul Scott Goodman; dir: Sheryl Kaller. Jun 5-Jul 1.

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

Aurora Theatre Company, Berkeley, (510) 843-4822,
Eureka Day,
Jonathan Spector; dir: Josh Costello. Thru May 13.
Dry Powder, Sarah Burgess; dir: Jennifer King. Jun 22-Jul 22.

Berkeley Repertory Theatre, (510) 647-2949,
Angels in America Parts 1 and 2,
Tony Kushner; dir: Tony Taccone. Thru Jul 22.
Pike Street, Nilaja Sun; dir: Ron Russell. May 3-Jun 17.

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

CalArts Center for New Performance, Valencia, (661) 253-7800,
Carolyn Bryant,
Nataki Garrett (also dir), Andrea LeBlanc. May 16-27.

Capital Stage Company, Sacramento, (916) 995-5464,
Marjorie Prime,
Jordan Harrison. May 2-Jun 3. Co-production with American Stage, FL
The Thanksgiving Play, Larissa FastHorse. Jun 20-Jul 22.

Center Repertory Company, Walnut Creek, (925) 943-7469,
Disney’s Freaky Friday,
book: Bridget Carpenter; lyrics: Brian Yorkey; music: Tom Kitt. May 25-Jun 30.

Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles, (213) 972-4400,
Block Party: Celebrating Los Angeles Theatre,
Thru May 20.
Soft Power, book and lyrics: David Henry Hwang; music: Jeanine Tesori; dir: Leigh Silverman. May 3-Jun 10.
The Humans, Stephen Karam; dir: Joe Mantello. Jun 19-Jul 29.

The Chance Theater, Anaheim, (888) 455-4212,
Good People,
David Lindsay Abaire; dir: Jon Lawrence Rivera. Thru May 20.
Elevada, Sheila Callaghan. May 4-Jun 3.
Big Fish, book: John August; music and lyrics: Andrew Lippa; dir: Oanh Nguyen. Jun 29-Jul 29.

City Lights Theater Company, San Jose,
The Siegel, Michael Mitnick; dir: Mark Anderson Phillips. May 17-Jun 17.

Coachella Valley Repertory, Rancho Mirage, (760) 296-2966,
Jerry Mayer; dir: Ron Celona. Thru May 20.

Cygnet Theatre Company, San Diego, (619) 337-1525,
The Wind and the Breeze,
Nathan Alan Davis; dir: Rob Lutfy. May 16-Jun 10.

Dell’Arte International, Blue Lake, (707) 668-5663,
The Mad River Festival 2
018, Jun 14-Jul 14.

Diversionary Theatre, San Diego, (619) 220-0097,
The Loneliest Girl in the World,
book and lyrics: Gordon Leary; music: Julia Meinwald; dir: Matt M. Morrow. May 24-Jul 1.

East West Players, Los Angeles, (213) 625-7000,
As We Babble On,
Nathan Ramos. May 31-Jun 24.

Ensemble Theatre Company, Santa Barbara, (805) 965-5400,
Cookin’ at the Cookery,
Marion Caffey (also dir). Jun 7-24.

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

Fountain Theatre, Los Angeles, (323) 663-1525,
Cost of Living,
Martyna Majok. Thru Jun 24.

Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles, (310) 208-5454,
Significant Other,
Joshua Harmon; dir: Stephen Brackett. Thru May 6.
The Way We Get By, Neil LaBute; dir: Randall Arney. May 8-Jun 17.
Skeleton Crew, Dominique Morisseau; dir: Patricia McGregor. Jun 5-Jul 8.

Impro Theatre, Los Feliz,
Dorothy Parker UnScripted,
Impro Theatre; dir: Jo McGinley, Paul Rogan. May 18-20.
Tennessee Williams UnScripted, Impro Theatre; dir: Brian Lohmann. Jun 1517.

International City Theatre, Long Beach, (562) 436-4610,
Cardboard Piano,
Hansol Jung. May 2-20.
The 39 Steps, adapt: Patrick Barlow. Jun 20-Jul 8.

L.A. Theatre Works, Venice, (310) 827-0889,
Leigh Fondakowski; dir: Martin Jarvis. May 17-20.

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

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

Marin Theatre Company, Mill Valley, (415) 388-5208,
Marjorie Prime,
Jordan Harrison; dir: Ken Rus Schmoll. May 3-27.
Straight White Men, Young Jean Lee; dir: Morgan Gould. Jun 14-Jul 8.

The New Conservatory Theatre Center, San Francisco, (415) 861-8972,
The Mystery of Love and Sex,
Bathsheba Doran; dir: Rebecca Longworth. Thru May 20.
When Pigs Fly, book and lyrics: Mark Waldrop; music: Dick Gallagher; dir: Ed Decker. May 11-Jun 10.

New Village Arts Theatre, Carlsbad, (760) 433-3245,
Avenue Q,
book: Jeff Whitty; music and lyrics: Robert Lopez, Jeff Marx; dir: AJ Knox. May 18-Jul 1.

A Noise Within, Pasadena, (626) 356-3100,
Noises Off,
Michael Frayn; music: Robert Oriol; dir: Geoff Elliott, Julia Rodriguez-Elliott. Thru May 20.

North Coast Repertory Theatre, Solana Beach, (858) 4811055,
How the Other Half Loves,
Sir Alan Ayckbourn; dir: Geoffrey Sherman. Thru May 5.
The Father, Florian Zeller; dir: David Ellenstein. May 30-Jun 24.

The Old Globe, San Diego, (619) 234-5623,
The Wanderers,
Anna Ziegler; dir: Barry Edelstein. Apr 5-May 6.
A Thousand Splendid Suns, Ursula Rani Sarma; dir: Carey Perloff. May 12-Jun 17.
Native Gardens, Karen Zacarías; dir: Edward Torres. May 26-Jun 24.

The Pasadena Playhouse, (626) 356-7529,
Bordertown Now,
Culture Clash, Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas, Herbert Sigüenza; dir: Diane Rodriguez. May 29-Jun 24.

PCPA Pacific Conservatory Theatre, Santa Maria, (805) 922-8313,
The Hunchback of Notre Dame,
book: Peter Parnell; lyrics: Stephen Schwartz; music: Alan Menken. Thru May 13 (Marian Theatre), Jun 14-Jul 8 (Solvang Festival Theater).
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Christopher Durang. Jun 28-Jul 7.

The Road Theatre Company, North Hollywood,
Through The Eye of a Needle,
Jami Brandli; dir: Ann Hearn Tobolowsky. Thru May 13.

San Francisco Playhouse, (415) 677-9596,
An Entomologist’s Love Story,
Melissa Ross; dir: Giovanna Sardelli. May 8-Jun 23.
In Braunau, Dipika Guha. Jun 13-Jul 7.

Scripps Ranch Theatre, San Diego, (858) 578-7728,
For Better,
Eric Coble. May 25-Jun 24.

Shotgun Players, Berkeley, (510) 841-6500,
Dry Land,
Ruby Rae Spiegel; dir: Ariel Craft. May 17-Jun 17.

South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa, (714) 708-5555,
The Sisters Rosensweig,
Wendy Wasserstein. May 5-Jun 2.
Amos & Boris, adapt: William Steig; lyrics: Sofia Alvarez, Daniel Roland Tierney. May 18-Jun 3.

TheatreWorks, Palo Alto, (650) 463-1960,
Joe Gilford; dir: Giovanna Sardelli. Jun 6-Jul 1.

“FINKS” by Joe Gilford, at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts in Palo Alto, Calif., through July 1. Pictured: Leo Ash Evens, Richard Frederick, and Robert Sicular. (Photo by Kevin Berne)


Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities, (720) 898-7200,
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. Thru May 6.

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

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College Theatre Company, (719) 634-5583,
Fully Committed,
Becky Mode. Thru May 20.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Jeffrey Lane, David Yazbek. May 24-Jun 17.
Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind, Greg Allen. Jun 29-Jul 21.

Curious Theatre Company, Denver, (303) 623-0524,
Your Best One,
Meredith Friedman; dir: Dee Covington. May 3-Jun 16.

Denver Center Theatre Co, (303) 893-4100,
Native Gardens,
Karen Zacarías; dir: Lisa Portes. Thru 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.
Human Error, Eric Pfeffinger; dir: Shelley Butler. May 18-Jun 24.

OpenStage Theatre & Co, Fort Collins, (970) 221-6730,
The Comedy of Errors,
Shakespeare; dir: Denise Burson Freestone. Jun 2-30.

Su Teatro, Denver, (303) 296-0219,
Anthem to Aztlan,
Tlaloc Rivas. Jun 7-24.

THEATREWORKS, Colorado Springs, (719) 255-3232,
Peter Shaffer. Thru May 13.


Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, Waterford, (860) 443-1238,
National Puppetry Conference,
Jun 1516.
National Music Theater Conference, Jun 30-Jul 14.

Hartford Stage, (860) 527-5151,
The Age of Innocence,
adapt: Douglas McGrath; dir: Doug Hughes. Thru May 6.
A Lesson from Aloes, Athol Fugard; dir: Darko Tresnjak. May 17-Jun 10.

Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, (203) 787-4282,
Regina Taylor (also dir). Thru May 13.

Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, (203) 432-1234,
Guillermo Calderón; dir: Evan Yionoulis. Thru May 19.


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

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

"Snow Child," by John Strand, Bob Banghart, and Georgia Stitt, at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., through May 20. Pictured: Christiane Noll and Alex Alferov. (Photo by Maria Baranova)
Christiane Noll and Alex Alferov in “Snow Child,” by John Strand, Bob Banghart, and Georgia Stitt, at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., through May 20. (Photo by Maria Baranova)

District of Columbia

Arena Stage, (202) 488-3300,
Snow Child,
book: John Strand; music and lyrics: Georgia Stitt; music: Bob Banghart; dir: Molly Smith. Thru May 20. Co-production with Perseverance Theatre, AK

Folger Theatre, (202) 544-7077,
Saint Joan,
George Bernard Shaw; dir: Eric Tucker. May 12-Jun 3.

GALA Hispanic Theatre, (202) 234-7174,
En el tiempo de las mariposas (In the Time of the Butterflies),
Caridad Svich. Thru May 13.
Dancing in my Cockroach Killers, Magdalena Gómez; music: Desmar Guevara. Jun 7-Jul 1.

Mosaic Theater Company of DC,
Hooded, Or Being Black for Dummies, Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm; dir: Vaughn Ryan Midder, Serge Seiden. May 2-Jun 3.
The Vagrant Trilogy, Mona Mansour; dir: Mark Wing-Davey. Jun 6-Jul 1.
The Emmett Till Trilogy, Ifa Bayeza. Jun 12-25.

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, (202) 547-1122,
Waiting for Godot,
Samuel Beckett; dir: Garry Hynes. Thru May 20.
Camelot, book and lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner; music: Frederick Loewe; dir: Alan Paul. May 22-Jul 1.

Studio Theatre, (202) 332-3300,
The Remains,
Ken Urban; dir: David Muse. May 16-Jun 17.

Theater J, (202) 777-3210,
Lindsay Joelle; dir: Derek Goldman. May 30-Jun 24.

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Co, (202) 393-3939,
Botticelli in the Fire,
Jordan Tannahill; dir: Marti Lyons. May 28-Jun 24.


American Stage Theatre Company, St Petersburg, (727) 823-7529,
The Producers,
book, music, lyrics: Mel Brooks; book: Thomas Meehan. Thru May 13.
Strait of Gibraltar, Andrea Lepcio; dir: Jim Sorensen. May 23-Jun 17.

Asolo Repertory Theatre, Sarasota, (941) 351-8000,
book: Terrence McNally; lyrics: Lynn Ahrens; music: Stephen Flaherty; dir: Peter Rothstein. May 1-27.
Jungle Book, adapt: Craig Francis, Rick Miller (also co-dirs). Jun 6-24.

Florida Repertory Theatre, Fort Myers, (239) 332-4488,
George Washington’s Teeth,
Mark St. Germain; dir: Abigail Sealey Bess. Thru May 13.

Florida Studio Theatre, Sarasota, (941) 366-9000,
Cabaret: Shakespeare’s Greatest Hits, Rebecca Hopkins, Richard Hopkins (also dir); book: Jim Prosser. Thru Jun 10.
Mainstage: Honor Killing, Sarah Bierstock. Thru May 25.

GableStage, Coral Gables, (305) 445-1119,
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Thru May 6.
I’m Gonna Pray for You So Hard, Halley Feiffer. Jun 9-Jul 8.

Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples, (866) 8114111,
The Mystery of Irma Vep – A Penny Dreadful,
Charles Ludlam; dir: Kristen Coury. Thru May 20.

Palm Beach Dramaworks, West Palm Beach, (561) 514-4042,
Peter Shaffer; dir: J. Barry Lewis. May 16-Jun 3.

Red Barn Theatre, Key West, (305) 296-9911,
Cry It Out,
Molly Metzler; dir: Joy Hawkins. Thru May 5.

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe, Sarasota, (941) 366-1505,
Soul Man: A New Musical Revue,
Nate Jacobs (also dir). Thru May 26.

“Ripcord” by David Lindsay-Abaire, at Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville, Georgia, through June 3. Pictured: Jill Jane Clements and Donna Biscoe. (Photo by Chris Bartelski)


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

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

Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, (404) 733-5000,
adapt: Hugh Wheeler; lyrics: John Latouche, Stephen Sondheim, Richard Wilber; music: Leonard Bernstein; dir: Susan V. Booth. May 9-20.

Aurora Theatre, Lawrenceville, (678) 226-6222,
David Lindsay-Abaire; dir: Jaclyn Hofmann. May 10-Jun 3.

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

Serenbe Playhouse, Chattahoochee Hills, (770) 463-1110,
Peter Pan: A World Premiere Pirate Adventure,
May 31-Aug 26.

Synchronicity Theatre, Atlanta, (404) 484-8636,
Ripe Frenzy,
Jennifer Barclay. Thru May 6.
The Taming, Lauren Gunderson. Jun 1-24.

Theatrical Outfit, Atlanta, (678) 528-1500,
110 in the Shade, book: N. Richard Nash; lyrics: Tom Jones; music: Harvey Schmidt, Jonathan Tunick; dir: Tom Key. May 31-Jun 24.


Honolulu Theatre for Youth, (808) 839-9885,
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) 536-4222,
Dead of Night,
Edward Sakamoto; dir: Harry Wong. May 24-Jun 24.

“Suddenly Last Summer” by Tennessee Williams, at Raven Theatre in Chicago through June 17. Pictured: Janyce Caraballo, Mary K. Nigohosian, Wardell Julius Clark, and Grayson Heyl. (Photo by Michael Brosilow)


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

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

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

Chicago Shakespeare Theater, (312) 595-5600,
adapt: Aaron Posner (also dir) from Shakespeare; dir: Teller (of Penn and Teller). Thru Jun 24.
Waiting for Godot, Samuel Beckett; dir: Garry Hynes. May 23-Jun 3.

Court Theatre, Chicago, (773) 753-4472,
The Originalist,
John Strand; dir: Molly Smith. May 10-Jun 10.

The Gift Theatre, Chicago,
adapt: Monty Cole (also dir), Michael Petersen from Shakespeare. Jun 1-Jul 29.

Goodman Theatre, Chicago, (312) 443-3800,
Having Our Say,
adapt: A. Elizabeth Delany, Sarah L. Delany, Amy Hill from Emily Mann; dir: Chuck Smith. May 5-Jun 10.
Father Comes Home From the Wars, Suzan-Lori Parks; dir: Niegel Smith. May 25-Jun 24.
Support Group for Men, Ellen Fairey; dir: Kimberly Senior. Jun 23-Jul 29.

Halcyon Theatre, Chicago, (773) 413-0454,
De Troya,
Caridad Svich; dir: Rinska Carrasco-Prestinary. May 10-Jun 20.

The House Theatre of Chicago, (773) 769-3832,
The Magic Parlour,
Dennis Watkins. Aug 4-Jul 28.
Ellen Bond, Union Spy, Jenni Lamb; dir: Jess McLeod. Thru May 20.

Lookingglass Theatre Co, Chicago, (312) 337-0665,
20,000 Leagues Under the Seas,
adapt: David Kersnar, Althos Low; dir: David Kersnar. May 23-Aug 19.

Northlight Theatre, Skokie, (847) 673-6300,
The Legened of Georgia McBride,
Matthew Lopez; dir: Vanessa Stalling. May 10-Jun 17.
Cry it Out, Molly Smith Metzler; dir: Jessica Fisch. May 10-Jun 17.

Piven Theatre Workshop, Evanston, (847) 866-8049,
Crossing Green Bay (Working Title),
Tania Richard; dir: Tim Rhoze. Thru May 20.
Affluenza, Juliet Bond (also dir). May 1415.
At These Gates, Joan Sergay. Jun 4-5.

Raven Theatre Company, Chicago, (773) 338-2177,
The Gentleman Caller,
Philip Dawkins; dir: Cody Estle. Thru May 13.
Suddenly Last Summer, Tennessee Williams; dir: Jason Gerace. May 2-Jun 17.

A Red Orchid Theatre, Chicago,
33 to Nothing,
Grant Varjas. Thru May 27.

Silk Road Rising, Chicago,
Anu Bhatt; dir: Barbara Zahora. May 17-27.

λ Steep Theatre Company, Chicago, (866) 8114111,
Simon Stephens; dir: Jonathan Berry. Thru May 12.

Steppenwolf Theatre Co, Chicago, (312) 335-1650,
The Doppelganger (an international farce),
Matthew-Lee Erlbach; dir: Tina Landau. Thru May 20.
Guards at the Taj, Rajiv Joseph; dir: Amy Morton. May 31-Jul 15.
The Roommate, Jen Silverman; dir: Phylicia Rashad. Jun 21-Aug 5.

TimeLine Theatre Company, Chicago, (773) 281-8463,
To Catch a Fish,
Brett Neveu; dir: Ron OJ Parson. Thru Jul 1.

Victory Gardens Theater, Chicago, (773) 871-3000,
Doing It,
Boo Killebrew; dir: Chay Yew. Thru May 6.
Mies Julie, Yael Farber; dir: Dexter Bullard. May 25-Jun 24.

Writers Theatre, Glencoe, (847) 242-6000,
Smart People,
Lydia Diamond; dir: Hallie Gordon. Thru Jun 10.
Buried Child, Sam Shephard; dir: Kimberly Senior. May 9-Jun 17.

“Buried Child” by Sam Shepard, at Writers Theatre in Chicago, through June 17. Pictured: Mark Montgomery, Arti Ishak, Larry Yando, and Shane Cochran. (Photo byMichael Brosilow)


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


William Inge Center for the Arts, Independence, (620) 332-5491,
37th Annual William Inge Theater Festival,
May 9-12.
The New Play Lab at the Inge Festival, May 9-12.


Commonwealth Theatre Center, Louisville, (502) 589-0084,
The Merry Wives of Windsor,
Shakespeare; dir: Jennifer Pennington. May 10-20.
Measure for Measure, Shakespeare; dir: Charlie Sexton. May 10-20.
Richard III, Shakespeare; dir: Heather Burns. May 10-20.


New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane, (504) 865-5106,
All’s Well That Ends Well,
Shakespeare; dir: Amy Holtcamp. Jun 1-17.

The NOLA Project, New Orleans, (504) 302-9117,
The Three Musketeers,
adapt: Pete McElligott; dir: Mark Routhier. May 9-27.

Southern Rep Theatre, New Orleans, (504) 522-6545,
Danai Gurira. Thru May 6.
All the Way, Robert Schenkkan. May 17-27.


Penobscot Theatre, Bangor, (207) 942-3333,
The Spitfire Grill,
book: Fred Alley (also lyrics), James Valcq (also music). Thru May 13.

Portland Stage Company, (207) 774-0465,
Sex and Other Disturbances,
Marisa Smith. May 1-20.

The Public Theatre, Lewiston, (207) 782-3200,
Midvale High School 50th Reunion,
Alan Brody; dir: Christopher Schario. May 4-13.
Everybody Loves Pirates, Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers. May 20-25.


Center Stage, Baltimore, (410) 332-0033,
dir: Kwame Kwei-Armah. May 3-Jun 10.

Everyman Theatre, Baltimore, (410) 752-2208,
The Book of Joseph,
Karen Hartman; dir: Noah Himmelstein. May 9-Jun 10.

Imagination Stage, Bethesda, (301) 280-1660,
Robin Hood,
Greg Banks; dir: Janet Stanford. Thru May 20.
You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, book and lyrics: Clark M. Gesner, Andrew Lippa; dir: Aaron Posner. Jun 23-Aug 12.

Maryland Ensemble Theatre, Frederick, (301) 694-4744,
A View From the Bridge,
Arthur Miller; dir: Jerry Stropnicky. May 24-Jun 17.

Olney Theatre Center for the Arts, (301) 924-3400,
The Crucible,
Arthur Miller; dir: Eleanor Holdridge. Thru May 20.
The Invisible Hand, Ayad Akhtar; dir: Michael Bloom. May 9-Jun 10.
On The Town, book and lyrics: Betty Comden, Adolph Green; music: Leonard Bernstein; dir: Jason Loewith. Jun 20-Jul 22.

Rep Stage, Columbia, (443) 518-1500,
True West, Sam Shepard. Thru May 13.

Round House Theatre, Bethesda, (240) 644-1100,
“Master Harold”…and the Boys,
Athol Fugard; dir: Ryan Rilette. Thru May 6.
The Legend Of Georgia McBride, Matthew Lopez; dir: Tom Story. Jun 6-Jul 1.

Single Carrot Theatre, Baltimore, (443) 844-9253,
Peter Pan Adaptation,
Thru May 20.

Theatre Project, Baltimore, (410) 752-8558,
Nights on the Fringe,
Jun 8-9.
The Laramie Project, Moisés Kaufman. Jun 15-24.

“Jagged Little Pill,” by Alanis Morissette, Glen Ballard, Diablo Cody, Michael Farrell, Guy Sigsworth, and Tom Kitt, at American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Mass., through July 15. Pictured: Elizabeth Stanley and cast.
(Photo by Evgenia Eliseeva)


Actors’ Shakespeare Project, Somerville, (866) 8114111,
Much Ado About Nothing,
Shakespeare; dir: Christopher V. Edwards. Thru May 6.

American Repertory Theater, Cambridge, (617) 547-8300,
Jagged Little Pill,
book: Diablo Cody; music and lyrics: Glen Ballard, Alanis Morissette; dir: Diane Paulus. May 5-Jun 30.

ArtsEmerson, Boston, (617) 824-8000,
Cold Blood,
the Kiss & Cry collectif, Michèle Anne De Mey, Jaco Van Dormael. May 30-Jun 3.

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

Huntington Theatre Company, Boston, (617) 266-0800,
Top Girls,
Caryl Churchill; dir: Liesl Tommy. Thru May 20.
Fall, Bernard Weinraub; dir: Peter DuBois. May 18-Jun 16.

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston, (617) 585-5678,
Anna Christie,
Eugene O’Neill; dir: Scott Edmiston. Thru May 6.
The Wiz, book: William F. Brown; music and lyrics: Charlie Smalls; dir: Dawn M. Simmons. May 19-Jun 25.

Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Lowell, (978) 654-4678,
The Villains’ Supper Club,
Lila Rose Kaplan; dir: Sean Daniels. Thru May 20.

New Repertory Theatre, Watertown, (617) 923-8487,
Two Jews Walk Into a War…,
Seth Rozin. Thru May 20.

SpeakEasy Stage Company, Boston, (617) 933-8600,
book: Marc Acito, Jay Kuo (also music), Lorenzo Thione; dir: Paul Daigneault. May 4-Jun 2.


Detroit Public Theatre, (313) 576-5111,
Birthday Candles,
Noah Haidle; dir: Vivienne Benesch. May 10-Jun 3.

Detroit Repertory Theatre, (313) 868-1347,
Harmony Park,
Daniel Damiano; dir: Barbara Busby. Thru May 20.
Ghost Gardens, Steven Simoncic; dir: Lynch Travis. May 31-Jun 1.

Meadow Brook Theatre, Rochester, (248) 377-3300,
The All Night Strut!,
Fran Charnas; dir: Travis Walter. Thru May 20.
Burt & Me, Larry McKenna; lyrics: Hal David; music: Burt Bacharach; dir: Travis Walter. May 30-Jun 24.

Thunder Bay Theatre, Inc., Alpena,
TBT^2 Educational Tour: 3 Billy Goats Gruff, Goldilocks and the 3 Bears, & Binge the Bard,
Jeffrey Mindock (also dir). Thru May 13.
All Shook Up, book: Joe DiPietro; lyrics: Elvis Presley; dir: Jeffrey Mindock. Jun 20-Jul 8.

Williamston Theatre, (517) 655-7469,
Out of Orbit,
Jennifer Maisel; dir: Frannie Shepherd-Bates. May 17-Jun 17.


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

Commonweal Theatre Company, Lanesboro, (800) 657-7025,
Silent Sky,
Lauren Gunderson. Thru Jun 23.
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, book: Rachel Sheinkin; lyrics: William Finn; music: Jay Reiss. May 4-Sep 24.
The Clean House, Sarah Ruhl. Jun 28-Oct 22.

DalekoArts, New Prague, (952) 314-9072,
She Loves Me,
book: Joe Masteroff; lyrics: Sheldon Harnick; music: Jerry Bock; dir: Joshua Campbell. May 4-20.

Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, (612) 377-2224,
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,
Todd Kreidler; dir: Timothy Bond. Thru May 27.
An Enemy of the People, adapt: Brad Birch from Henrik Ibsen; dir: Lyndsey Turner. Thru Jun 3.
West Side Story, book: Arthur Laurents; lyrics: Stephen Sondheim; music: Leonard Bernstein; dir: Joseph Haj. Jun 16-Aug 26.

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

Park Square Theatre, St Paul, (651) 291-7005,
Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery,
Ken Ludwig; dir: Theo Langason. Jun 15-Aug 5.
French Twist, Jun 22-Jul 15.

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

Stages Theatre Company, Hopkins, (952) 979-1111,
Whoever You Are,
Christina Ham; music: Aaron Gabriel; dir: Nikki Swoboda. Thru May 20.
Crenshaw, Jeannine Coulombe. Thru May 19.
DreamWorks’ Madagascar – A Musical Adventure, Jr., book: Kevin Del Aguila; music and lyrics: George Noriega, Joel Someillan; dir: Sandy Boren-Barrett. Jun 29-Aug 5.

Ten Thousand Things Theater Company, Minneapolis, (612) 203-9052,
The Good Person of Szechwan,
Bertolt Brecht; dir: Michelle Hensley. May 3-Jun 3.

Theater Latte Da, Minneapolis,
Five Points,
book: Harrison David Rivers; music and lyrics: Douglas Lyons; music: Ethan D. Pakchar. Thru May 6.
Underneath the Lintel, Glen Berger; music: Frank London; dir: Peter Rothstein. May 30-Jul 1.


New Stage Theatre, Jackson, (601) 948-3531,
Sister Act,
Bill Steinkellner, Chris Steinkellner; lyrics: Glenn Slater; music: Alan Menken; dir: William Biddy. May 29-Jun 10.


The Coterie Theatre, Kansas City, (816) 474-6552,
Jack and the Bean Mágico!,
Linda Carson; dir: Kim Selody. Thru May 20.
Goosebumps: Phantom of the Auditorium – The Musical, book and lyrics: John Maclay; music and lyrics: Danny Abosch; dir: Jeff Church. Jun 19-Aug 5.

Kansas City Actors Theatre, (816) 235-6222,
David Hare; dir: Darren Sextro. May 23-Jun 10.

Kansas City Repertory Theatre, (816) 235-2700,
Brother Toad, Nathan Louis Jackson. Thru May 27.
Welcome to Fear City, Kara Lee Corthron. Thru May 27.

Metropolitan Ensemble Theare, Kansas City, (816) 569-3226,
Anna in the Tropics,
Nilo Cruz; dir: Karen Paisley. Thru May 6.
The Unsinkable Molly Brown, book: Richard Morris; music and lyrics: Meredith Wilson; dir: Karen Paisley. Jun 14-24.

Shakespeare Festival St Louis,
Romeo and Juliet,
Shakespeare; dir: Rick Dildine. Jun 1-24.

Unicorn Theatre, Kansas City, (816) 531-7529,
Qui Nguyen; dir: Cynthia Levin. Thru May 13.
Hir, Taylor Mac; dir: Ian R. Crawford. May 30-Jun 24.


The BLUEBARN Theatre, Omaha, (402) 345-1576,
The City in the City in the City, Matthew Capodicasa; dir: Susan Clement-Toberer. May 17-Jun 17.

Omaha Theater Company, (402) 345-4849,
Curious George & the Golden Meatball,
book and lyrics: Jeremy Desmon; music: John Kavanaugh; dir: Stephanie Jacobson. Thru May 6.
Young Playwrights Festival (A Rose Teens ‘N’ Theater Production), May 1113.
Disney’s Newsies, book: Harvey Fierstein; lyrics: Jack Feldman; music: Alan Menken. Jun 1-17.


Bruka Theatre, Reno, (775) 323-3221,
The Frog Prince – Grimm’s 9, Mary Bennett. Thru Jul 15.
Hedwig & the Angry Inch, John Cameron Mitchell, Stephen Trask; dir: Bill Ware. Thru May 12.
Abducting Diana, Dario Fo; dir: Stacy Johnson. May 25-Jun 23.

“Mercy” by Adam Szymkowicz, at New Jersey Repertory in Long Branch, N.J., through July 15. Pictured: Jacob A. Ware and Christopher Daftsios. (Photo by SuzAnne Barabas)

New Jersey

Cape May Stage, Cape May, (609) 770-8311,
Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End,
Allison Engel, Margaret Engel; dir: Marlena Lustik. May 23-Jun 22.
Chapter Two, Neil Simon; dir: Roy S. Jun 27-Aug 3.

Crossroads Theatre Company, New Brunswick,
Back to the Real,
Pia Wilson; dir: Marshall Jones,III. Thru May 6.

McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton, (609) 258-2787,
Turning Off the Morning News,
Christopher Durang; dir: Emily Mann. May 4-Jun 3.

New Jersey Repertory Company, Long Branch, (732) 229-3166,
Issei, He Say,
Chloe Hung. Thru May 20.
Mercy, Adam Szymkowitcz. Jun 14-Jul 15.

Two River Theater, Red Bank, (732) 345-1400,
Dancing at Lughnas,
Brian Friel; dir: Jessica Stone. Thru May 13.
Oo-Bla-Dee, Regina Taylor; music: Diedre L. Murray; dir: Ruben Santiago-Hudson. Jun 9-Jul 1.

New York

The 52nd Street Project, NYC,
Teen Ensemble One-Act Festival,
Jun 1-2.

The Acting Company, NYC,
Twelfth Night,
Shakespeare; dir: Maria Aitken. May 10-27.

The Cider Mill Playhouse, Endicott, (607) 748-7363,
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,
music and lyrics: Stephen Sondheim. May 31-Jun 10.

Classic Stage Company, NYC, (212) 677-4210,
Summer and Smoke,
Tennessee Williams. Thru May 26. Co-production with Transport Group, NY
Carmen Jones, Oscar Hammerstein II. Jun 14-Aug 1.

Geva Theatre Center, Rochester, (585) 232-4382,
Steel Magnolias,
Robert Harling; dir: Skip Greer. May 8-Jun 3.

HERE, NYC, (212) 352-3101,
Symphonie Fantastique,
Basil Twist. Thru May 13.
Assembled Identity, Purva Bedi, Kristin Marting (also dir), Mariana Newhard. Thru May 13.
American Weather, Chris Green (also dir). Jun 11-Jul 1.

Irish Classical Theatre Co, Buffalo, (716) 853-4282,
The Awful Truth,
Arthur Richman; dir: Fortunato Pezzimenti. Thru May 13.
Lady Windermere’s Fan, Oscar Wilde; dir: Josephine Hogan. Jun 1-24.

Kitchen Theatre Company, Ithaca, (607) 272-0403,
Matt & Ben,
Mindy Kaling, Brenda Withers; dir: Shana Gozansky. May 27-Jun 10.

La MaMa E.T.C., NYC, (646) 430-5374,
Romana Soutus; dir: Pirronne Yousefzadeh. Thru May 6.
There’s Blood at the Wedding: Songs for Lorca, adapt: Theodora Skipitares (also dir); music: Sxip Shirey. May 17-Jun 3.

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

Manhattan Theatre Club, NYC, (212) 239-6200,
Sugar in Our Wounds,
Donja R. Love; dir: Saheem Ali. May 22-Jun 24.

MusicalFare Theatre, Amherst, (716) 839-8540,
book: Enda Walsh; music: Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová; dir: Randall Kramer. Thru May 27.
Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, Ken Ludwig; dir: Randall Kramer, Doug Weyand. May 1013.

New Georges, NYC,
Eisa Davis; dir: Charlotte Brathwaite. May 1-28.

The New Group, NYC, (212) 279-4200,
Peace for Mary Frances,
Lily Thorne; dir: Lila Neugebauer. May 8-Jun 17.

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre, NYC,
Joyce Van Dyke. Thru May 16.

Playwrights Horizons, NYC, (212) 279-4200,
Dance Nation,
Clare Barron; dir: Lee Sunday Evans. Thru May 27.
Log Cabin, Jordan Harrison; dir: Pam MacKinnon. Jun 1-Jul 15.

The Public Theater, NYC, (212) 967-7555,
Mlima’s Tale,
Lynn Nottage. Thru May 20.
Miss You Like Hell, book: Quiara Alegría Hudes; lyrics: Quiara Alegría Hudes, Erin McKeown; music: Erin McKeown; dir: Lear deBessonet. Thru May 5.
Mobile Unit: Henry V, Shakespeare; dir: Robert O’Hara. Thru May 13.

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

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

Signature Theatre Co, NYC, (212) 244-7529,
Paradise Blue,
Dominique Morisseau; dir: Ruben Santiago-Hudson. Thru Jun 3.
Our Lady of 121st Street, Stephen Adly Guirgis; dir: Anne Kauffman. May 1-Jun 10.

SITI Company, NYC,
the theater is a blank page,
dir: Anne Bogart, Ann Hamilton. Thru May 12.

Syracuse Stage, (315) 443-3275,
The Magic Play,
Andrew Hinderaker; dir: Halena Kays. Thru May 13. Co-production with Portland Center Stage, OR

Transport Group Theatre Company, NYC,
Summer and Smoke,
Tennesse Williams; dir: Jack Cummings III. Thru May 1. Co-production with Classic Stage Company, NY

“Madagascar: A Musical Adventure,” by Kevin Del Aguila, George Noriega, and Joel Someillan at Children’s Theatre of Charlotte in Charlotte, N.C. through May 6.


North Carolina

Cape Fear Regional Theatre, Fayetteville, (910) 323-4233,
adapt: Regina Taylor; dir: Donna Bradby. May 17-Jun 3.

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, (704) 973-2828,
Madagascar – A Musical Adventure,
lyrics: George Noriega, Joel Someillan. Thru May 6.
Pocket, May 24-Jun 2.

Triad Stage, Greensboro, (336) 272-0160,
The Passion of Teresa Rae King,
Preston Lane (also dir). Thru May 20.


Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, (513) 421-3888,
Ken Ludwig’s Treasure Island,
adapt: Ken Ludwig; dir: Blake Robison. Thru May 19.
Murder for Two, book and lyrics: Kellen Blair; music and lyrics: Joe Kinosian; dir: Paul Mason Barnes. May 5-Jun 10.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, (513) 381-2273,
On tour: Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare; dir: Jeremy Dubin. Thru May 27.
On tour: Macbeth, Shakespeare; dir: Darnell Pierre Benjamin. Thru May 27.
Noises Off, Michael Frayn; dir: Ed Stern. May 16-Jun 9.

Cleveland Play House, (216) 241-6000,
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,
book: Rachel Sheinkin; lyrics: William Finn; dir: Marcia Milgrom Dodge. Thru May 6.
The Royale, Marco Ramirez; dir: Robert Barry Fleming. May 5-27.
Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin, Hershey Felder; dir: Trevor Hay. Jun 7-17.

Cleveland Public Theatre, (216) 631-2727,
Station Hope 2
018, May 5.
DanceWorks 2018, May 17-Jun 9.

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

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati, (513) 421-3555,
His Eye is on the Sparrow,
Larry Parr. Thru May 19.
Hedwig and the Angry Inch, book: John Cameron Mitchell; lyrics: Stephen Trask; music: Stephen Trask. Jun 5-30.

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

Theater Ninjas, Cleveland,
Mystery Box,
Lauren Fraley, Jeremy Paul. May 31-Jun 2.

“I and You” by Lauren Gunderson, at Artists Repertory Theatre in Portland, Ore., through June 17. Pictured: Emily Eisele and Blake Stone. (Photo by Russell J Young)


Artists Repertory Theatre, Portland, (503) 2411278,
I and You,
Lauren Gunderson; dir: JoAnn Johnson. May 20-Jun 17.

Bag&Baggage Productions, Hillsboro, (503) 345-9590,
Blithe Spirit,
Noel Coward; dir: Scott Palmer. May 10-27.

Broadway Rose Theatre Company, Tigard, (503) 620-5262,
Always…Patsy Cline,
Thru May 6.
Mamma Mia!, Jun 27-Jul 22.

CoHo Productions, Portland, (503) 220-2646,
Luna Gale,
Rebecca Gilman; dir: Brandon Woolley. Thru May 12.

Corrib Theatre, Portland,
Owen McCafferty; dir: Gemma Whelan. Thru May 6.

Oregon Contemporary Theatre, Eugene, (541) 465-1506,
Hand to God,
Robert Askins; dir: Brian Haimbach. May 17-Jun 9.

Miracle Theatre Group, Portland, (503) 236-7253,
Watsonville: Some Place Not Here,
Cherríe Moraga; dir: Cambria Herrera. May 3-26.

Oregon Children’s Theatre, Portland, (503) 228-9571,
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show,
adapt: Jonathan Rockefeller; book: Eric Carle; dir: Marcella Crowson, Tony Fuemmeler. Thru May 13.
Impulse: OCT’s Improvisational Troupe, dir: Jay Flewelling. May 4-20.
A Year With Frog and Toad, adapt and lyrics: Willie Reale; book: Arnold Lobel; music: Robert Reale; dir: Dani Baldwin. May 5-27.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, (800) 2198161,
Shakespeare; music: Andre Pluess; dir: Bill Rauch. Thru Oct 28.
Sense and Sensibility, adapt: 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. Thru Oct 27.
Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare; music: Rodolfo Ortega; dir: Dámaso Rodríguez. Jun 5-Oct 12.
The Book of Will, Lauren Gunderson; music: Paul James Prendergast; dir: Christopher Liam Moore. Jun 6-Oct 13.
Love’s Labor’s Lost, Shakespeare; music: Amanda Dehnert (also dir), Andre Pluess. Jun 7-Oct 14.

Portland Center Stage, (503) 445-3700,
And So We Walked,
DeLanna Studi; dir: Corey B. Madden. Thru May 13.
Major Barbara, George Bernard Shaw; dir: Chris Coleman. Thru May 13.
Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, Lanie Robertson; dir: Bill Fennelly. May 26-Jul 1.

Portland Playhouse, (503) 488-5822,
August Wilson; dir: Lou Bellamy. May 2-Jun 10.

Profile Theatre, Portland, (503) 242-0080,
The Secretaries,
Maureen Angelos, Babs Davy, Dominique Dibbell, Peg Healey, Lisa Kron. Jun 14-Jul 1.

Staged! Musical Theatre, Portland,
John Hughes High – The
1980’s Teen Musical, book, music, lyrics: Mark LaPierre; music: Eric Nordin; dir: Diane Englert. May 3-20.

Stumptown Stages, Portland, (800) 273-1530​,
lyrics: Tim Rice; music: Andrew Lloyd Webber; dir: David Marquez. Thru May 14.
Leonard Bernstein’s Mass, book: Leonard Bernstein (also music), Stephen Schwartz; dir: Jon Kretzu. Jun 9-10.

Third Rail Repertory Theatre, Portland, (503) 235-1101,
Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again.,
Alice Birch; dir: Rebecca Lingafelter. May 25-Jun 16.

“Fun Home,” by Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron, at Arden Theatre Company in Philadelphia through June 15. Pictured: Ben Dibble and cast. (Photo by Ashley Smith, Wide Eyed Studios)


1812 Productions, Philadelphia, (215) 592-9560,
Hope and Gavity,
Michael Hollinger; dir: Jennifer Childs. Thru May 20.

Act II Playhouse, Ambler, (215) 654-0200,
book and lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner; music: Frederick Loewe. May 15-Jun 10.

Arden Theatre Co, Philadelphia, (215) 922-1122,
Snow White,
Greg Banks (also dir). Thru Jun 3.
Fun Home, book and lyrics: Lisa Kron; music: Jeanine Tesori; dir: Terrence J. Nolen. May 17-Jun 17.

Azuka Theatre, Philadelphia, (215) 563-1100,
Mrs. Harrison,
R. Eric Thomas; dir: Kevin Glaccum. May 2-20.

Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble, (570) 784-8181,
Marjorie Prime,
Jordan Harrison; dir: Daniel Roth. Thru May 20.

Bristol Riverside Theatre, (215) 785-0100,
Triumph of Love,
book: James Magruder; lyrics: Susan Birkenhead; music: Jeffery Stock; dir: Keith Baker. May 1-20.

City Theatre Company, Pittsburgh, (412) 431-2489,
The White Chip,
Sean Daniels; dir: Sheryl Kaller. Thru May 6.
Nomad Motel, Carla Ching; dir: Bart DeLorenzo. May 12-Jun 3.

EgoPo Classic Theater, Philadelphia, (267) 273-1414,
Lydie Breeze Trilogy: Marathons,
John Guare; dir: Lane Savadove. Thru May 6.

Gamut Theatre Group, Harrisburg, (717) 238-4111,
The Little Mermaid,
Sean Adams. May 2-19.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare; dir: Thomas Weaver. Jun 1-16.
Aesop’s Fables, Don Bridge, Clark & Melissa Nicholson. Jun 6-16.

InterAct Theatre Company, Philadelphia, (215) 568-8079,
Draw the Circle,
Mashuq Mushtaq Deen; dir: Chay Yew. Jun 1-24.

Lantern Theater Company, Philadelphia, (215) 829-0395,
Don’t Dress for Dinner,
adapt: Robin Hawdon from Marc Camoletti; dir: Kathryn MacMillan. May 24-Jun 24.

Montgomery Theater, Souderton, (215) 723-9984,
Last of the Red Hot Lovers,
Neil Simon; dir: Tom Quinn. Jun 7-Jul 1.

Open Stage of Harrisburg, (717) 232-6736,
Collective Rage: A Play in Five Betties,
Jen Silverman. Thru May 6.
Alice in Wonderland, adapt: Rachel Landon. May 17-20.
Little Women, Laura Dugan. Jun 8-30.

The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Center Valley, (610) 282-9455,
Jun 1-Aug 4.
Ragtime, Terrence McNally; lyrics: Lynn Ahrens; music: Stephen Flaherty; dir: Dennis Razze. Jun 13-Jul 1.
Twelfth Night, Shakespeare; dir: Matt Pfeiffer. Jun 20-Jul 15.

People’s Light, Malvern, (610) 644-3500,
Romeo and Juliet: A Requiem,
adapt: Zak Berkman, Samantha Reading (also dir) from Shakespeare. Thru May 27.
Skeleton Crew, Dominique Morisseau; dir: Steve H. Broadnax III. Jun 13-Jul 8.

Pittsburgh Public Theater, (412) 3161600,
Shakespeare; dir: Ted Pappas. Thru May 20.
Reduced Shakespeare Company in William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (abridged), Reed Martin, Austin Tichenor. May 31-Jul 1.

Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia, (215) 987-4450,
The Prince and the Pauper,
May 14-Jun 8.

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

Touchstone Theatre, Bethlehem, (610) 867-1689,
Young Playwrights’ Festival & Gala,
Area Young Playwrights; dir: Touchstone Ensemble & Special Guests. May 12.
Fresh Voices, Chloe Anne Madison. Jun 1-2.

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

“Ragtime,” by Terrence McNally, Stephen Flaherty, and Lynn Ahrens at Trinity Repertory Company in Providence, R.I., through May 27. (Photo by Mark Turek)

Rhode Island

Gamm Theatre, Pawtucket, (401) 723-4266,
As You Like It,
Shakespeare. Thru May 27.

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

The Wilbury Theatre Group, Providence, (401) 400-7100,
The Pirates of Penzance, or The Slave of Duty,
adapt: Sean Graney, Kevin O’Donnell from W.S. Gilbert, Arthur Sullivan; dir: Josh Short. May 17-Jun 8.

South Carolina

Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, Hilton Head, (888) 860-2787,
lyrics: Andrew Lloyd Webber; music: Tim Rice; dir: Gail Luna. May 2-22.
Saturday Night Fever, book: Nan Knighton; music and lyrics: Bee Gees. Jun 20-Jul 29.

Centre Stage, Greenville, (864) 233-6733,
Red Herring,
Michael Hollinger. May 10-26.
God of Carnage, Yasmina Reza. May 15-23.
The Tin Woman, Sean Grennan. Jun 19-30.

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

PURE Theatre, Charleston, (843) 723-4444,
Straight White Men,
Young Jean Lee. Thru May 19.

Trustus Theatre, Columbia, (803) 254-9732,
The Restoration’s Constance,
book: Chad Henderson (also dir); lyrics: Adam Corbett, Daniel Machado; music: The Restoration. May 4-19.
Hir, Taylor Mac; dir: Lindsay Rae Taylor. Jun 1-9.
Memphis, book: Joe Dipietro; music and lyrics: David Bryan; dir: Dewey Scott-Wiley. Jun 29-Jul 28.

The Village Repertory Co, Charleston,
Jack Plotnick, Seth Rudesky; dir: Keely Enright. Thru May 12.

The Warehouse Theatre, Greenville, (864) 235-6948,
Much Ado About Nothing,
Shakespeare; dir: Anne Kelly Tromsness. Thru May 5.
Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, book: Alex Timbers; music and lyrics: Michael Friedman; dir: Andrew Scoville. Jun 8-30.


Clarence Brown Theatre Co, Knoxville, (865) 974-5161,
Urinetown, the Musical,
book: Greg Kotis; lyrics: Mark Hollmann; dir: Bill Osetek. Thru May 6.


A.D. Players, Houston,
Lilies of the Field,
F. Andrew Leslie; dir: Chip Simmons. Thru May 13.
David, The Best Slinger In The West, Robb Brunson (also dir). Jun 5-May 23.

Alley Theatre, Houston, (713) 220-5700,
Picasso at the Lapin Agile,
Steve Martin; dir: Gregory Boyd. May 11-Jun 3.
The Cake, Bekah Brunstetter. Jun 1-Jul 1.
Holmes and Watson, Jeffrey Hatcher; dir: Mark Shanahan. Jun 22-Jul 22.

Austin Playhouse,
Curtains, book: Rupert Holmes; lyrics: Fred Ebb; music: John Kander; dir: Don Toner. May 25-Jun 24.

The Catastrophic Theatre, Houston, (713) 521-4533,
Small Ball,
book and lyrics: Mickle Maher; music: Anthony Barilla, Meryl van Dijk; dir: Jason Nodler. Thru May 12.
The Strangerer, Mickle Maher; dir: Jason Nodler. May 11-Jun 2.
Jim Lehrer and the Theater and Its Double and Jim Lehrer’s Double, Mickle Maher; dir: Jason Nodler. May 11-Jun 2.
On Tour With Tamarie, Tamarie Cooper (also dir). Jun 28-Aug 11.

Dallas Children’s Theater, (214) 740-0051,
Annie Cusick Wood. Thru May 6.
Jungalbook, Edward Mast. May 4-26.
How I Became a Pirate, book and lyrics: Mark Friedman, Janet Yates Vogt; music: Janet Janet. Jun 15-Jul 8.

Dallas Theater Center, (214) 252-3927,
The Trials of Sam Houston,
Aaron Loeb; dir: Kevin Moriarty. Thru May 13.
White Rabbit Red Rabbit, Nassim Soleimanpour. May 30-Jul 1.

The Ensemble Theatre Houston, (713) 807-4300,
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,
August Wilson; dir: Eileen J. Morris. May 5-Jun 3.
Sistas: The Musical, Dorothy Marcic; dir: Patdro Harris. Jun 23-Jul 29.

Kitchen Dog Theater, Dallas, (214) 953-1055,
book and music: Cameron Cobb (also dir), Max Hartman; book: Michael Federico. Thru May 6.
New Works Festival 2018 Staged Reading Series, May 31-Jun 17.

Main Street Theater, Houston, (713) 524-6706,
Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook,
Allison Gregory; dir: Katie Harrison. Thru May 26.
Sideways Stories from Wayside School, adapt: John Olive; dir: Vivienne M. St. John. Thru May 19.
Daddy Long Legs, book: John Caird; music and lyrics: Paul Gordon; dir: Andrew Ruthven. May 19-Jun 17.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, adapt: Ray Roderick, Jeremy Sams; music and lyrics: Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman; dir: Jimmy Phillips. Jun 12-Jul 29.

Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Company, Houston, (832) 463-0409,
Museum of Dysfunction X,
Jun 21-30.

Stage West Theatre, Fort Worth, (817) 784-9378,
Taylor Mac; dir: Garret Storms. May 17-Jun 17.

4th Wall Theatre Co, Houston,
Shakespeare in Vegas,
Suzanne Bradbeer; dir: Jennifer Dean. May 17-Jun 9.

Undermain Theatre, Dallas, (214) 747-5515,
Whither Goest Thou America?,
Thru May 6.

The VORTEX, Austin, (512) 478-5282,
Performance Park,
Bonnie Cullum (also dir), the Ensemble. Thru May 12.
Home, May 1719.
Polly Mermaid, Indigo Real; dir: Caroline Reck. May 25-Jun 9.
The Afterparty, Reina Hardy. Jun 15-30.

WaterTower Theatre, Addison, (972) 450-6232,
Regina Taylor; dir: Leah C. Gardiner. Thru May 6.
The Last Five Years, book, music, lyrics: Jason Robert Brown; dir: Kelsey Leigh Ervi. Jun 8-Jul 1.

ZACH Theatre, Austin, (512) 476-0541,
Goodnight Moon,
book, music, lyrics: Chad Henry; dir: Abe Reybold. Thru May 27.
Sunday in the Park With George, book: James Lapine; music and lyrics: Stephen Sondheim; dir: Dave Steakley. May 30-Jun 24.
Heisenberg, Simon Stephens; dir: Nat Miller. Jun 20-Jul 22.

"Fun Home," by Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron, at Salt Lake Acting Company in Salt Lake City, Utah, through May 13.
“Fun Home,” by Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron, at Salt Lake Acting Company in Salt Lake City through May 13.


Salt Lake Acting Company, Salt Lake City, (801) 363-7522,
Fun Home,
book and lyrics: Lisa Kron; music: Jeanine Tesori; dir: Jason Bowcutt. Thru May 13.
Saturday’s Voyeur 2018, Allen Nevins; lyrics: Nancy Borgenicht; dir: Cynthia Fleming. Jun 20-Aug 26.


Northern Stage, White River Junction, (802) 296-7000,
Noises Off,
Michael Frayn; dir: Peter Hackett. Thru May 13.

Vermont Stage, Burlington, (802) 863-5966,
Tigers Be Still,
Kim Rosenstock. Thru May 6.

Virgin Islands

Pistarckle Theater, St. Thomas,
Going to Come Back,
Susan Hunter. May 3-19.


1st Stage, Tysons,
Fly By Night,
Will Connolly, Michael Mitnick, Kim Rosenstock; dir: Kathryn Chase Bryer. Thru May 6.
Swimming With Whales, Bob Bartlett; dir: Alex Levy. May 31-Jun 24.

American Shakespeare Center, Staunton, (540) 8511733,
Sense and Sensibility,
adapt: Brian McMahon, Emma Whipday; dir: Stephanie Holladay Earl. Thru Jun 9.
Macbeth, Shakespeare; dir: Benjamin Curns. Thru Jun 9.
The Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare; dir: Jemma Alix Levy. Thru Jun 10.
Equivocation, Bill Cain; dir: Jim Warren. Thru Jun 8.

Cadence Theatre Company, Richmond,
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins; dir: Anna Senechal Johnson. Thru May 20. Co-production with Virginia Repertory Theatre, VA

Mill Mountain Theatre, Roanoke, (540) 342-5740,
A Chorus Line,
book: Nicholas Dante, James Kirkwood Jr.; lyrics: Edward Kleban; music: Marvin Hamlisch; dir: Alicia Varcoe. Thru May 13.
The Tempest, Shakespeare. May 3-12.
Mother Goose Tales, May 3-12.
The Christians, Lucas Hnath. May 1819.
A Year With Frog and Toad, book and lyrics: Willie Reale; music: Robert Reale. Jun 2-30.
Spring Awakening, book and lyrics: Steven Sater; music: Duncan Sheik. Jun 21-30.

Virginia Repertory Theatre, Richmond, (804) 282-2620,
River Ditty,
Matthew Keuter; dir: Nathaniel Shaw. Thru May 6.
Appropriate, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins; dir: Anne Senechal Johnson. Thru May 20. Co-production with Cadence Theatre Company, VA
West Side Story, book: Arthur Laurents; lyrics: Stephen Sondheim; music: Leonard Bernstein; dir: Nathaniel Shaw. Jun 22-Jul 29.

Virginia Stage Company, Norfolk, (757) 627-1234,
Regina Taylor. May 9-27.

WSC Avant Bard, Arlington, (703) 418-4808,
The Tempest,
Shakespeare; dir: Tom Prewitt. May 31-Jul 8.

“Ride the Cyclone,” by Brooke Maxwell and Jacob Richmond, at the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle through May 20.


The 5th Avenue Theatre, Seattle, (206) 625-1900,
Ride the Cyclone,
book, music, lyrics: Brooke Maxwell, Jacob Richmond; dir: Rachel Rockwell. Thru May 20. Co-production with ACT – A Contemporary Theatre, WA
The Hunchback of Notre Dame, book: Peter Parnell; lyrics: Stephen Schwartz; music: Alan Menken; dir: Glenn Casale. Jun 1-24.

ARTSWEST, Seattle, (206) 938-0339,
An Octoroon,
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Thru May 13.
Kiss of the Spider Woman, book: Terrence McNally; lyrics: Fred Ebb; music: John Kander. Jun 7-Jul 8.

Book-It Repertory Theatre, Seattle, (206) 216-0833,
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao,
adapt: Elise Thoron (also dir). Thru May 6.
The Picture of Dorian Gray, dir: Victor Pappas. Jun 6-Jul 1.

Harlequin Productions, Olympia, (360) 786-0151,
Three Days of Rain,
Richard Greenberg; dir: Scot Whitney. May 3-26.
Magical Mystery Midsummer Musical, music and lyrics: Bruce Whitney; dir: Linda Whitney. Jun 21-Jul 21.

Seattle Children’s Theatre, (206) 441-3322,
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. Thru May 20.

Seattle Repertory Theatre, (206) 443-2222,
Danai Gurira; dir: Taibi Magar. Thru May 20.
Mac Beth, adapt: Erica Schmidt (also dir). May 18-Jun 17.

Taproot Theatre Company, Seattle, (206) 781-9707,
Lady Windermere’s Fan,
Oscar Wilde. May 16-Jun 16.


American Players Theatre, Spring Green, (608) 588-2361,
As You Like It,
Shakespeare; dir: James Bohnen. Jun 9-Oct 7.
Blood Knot, Athol Fugard; dir: Ron OJ Parson. Jun 9-Sep 28.
Born Yesterday, Garson Kanin; dir: Brenda DeVita. Jun 15-Sep 22.
The Recruiting Officer, George Farquhar; dir: William Brown. Jun 22-Sep 29.
Exit the King, Eugene Ionesco; dir: Kenneth Albers. Jun 26-Sep 27.

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, (414) 224-9490,
Always…Patsy Cline,
Ted Swindley (also dir). Thru May 20.
Our Town, Thornton Wilder; dir: Brent Hazelton. Thru May 13.

Peninsula Players Theatre, Fish Creek, (920) 868-3287,
Now and Then,
Sean Grennan. Jun 12-Jul 1.

Third Avenue Playhouse, Sturgeon Bay, (920) 743-1760,
Stella and Lou,
Bruce Graham; dir: James Valcq. May 9-Jun 3.
Lungs, Duncan Macmillan; dir: Robert Boles. Jun 27-Jul 28.

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