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"The Glass Menagerie" by Tennessee Williams, at International City Theatre in Long Beach, Calif., through Sept. 9. Pictured: Ty Mayberry, Lizzie Zerebko, and Jennifer Parsons. (Photo by Tracey Roman)

July/August 2018 Onstage

From Shakespearean tragedies to unsolved mysteries, from children’s books to new-play festivals, check out what is onstage near you.

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,
Jul 4-Jul 22
Starstruck, Jul 20-Aug 5


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

“Dr, Seuss’s The Lorax,” by David Greig and Charlie Fink, a co-production with Children’s Theatre Company in partnership with the Old Vic at the Old Globe in San Diego, through Aug. 12. Pictured: Meghan Kreidler, Rick Miller, H. Adam Harris, and Steven Epp. (Photo by Dan Norman)


American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco, (415) 749-2228,
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,
Three Days in The Country,
Patrick Marber; dir: Andrew Paul. Jul 5-Aug 26

Aurora Theatre Company, Berkeley, (510) 843-4822,
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. Apr 17-Jul 22

Bootleg Theater, Los Angeles,
Live Arts Exchange/LAX Festival, Oct 8-Oct 25

Capital Stage Company, Sacramento, (916) 995-5464,
The Thanksgiving Play,
Larissa FastHorse. Jun 20-Jul 22

Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles, (213) 972-4400,
The Humans,
Stephen Karam; dir: Joe Mantello. Jun 19-Jul 29

The Chance Theater, Anaheim, (888) 455-4212,
Big Fish,
book: John August; music and lyrics: Andrew Lippa; dir: Oanh Nguyen. Jun 29-Jul 29

City Lights Theater Company, San Jose,
In the Heights,
book: Quiara Alegria Hudes; music and lyrics: Lin-Manuel Miranda; dir: Jeffrey Bracco. Jul 12-Aug 26

Dell’Arte International, Blue Lake, (707) 668-5663,
The Mad River Festival 2018, 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

foolsFURY Theater, San Francisco, (415) 685-3665,
Role Call,
Debórah Eliezer, Michelle Haner, Ben Yalom (also dir). Sep 5-Sep 22
FURY Factory Festival of Ensemble and Devised Theater, Jul 10-Jul 22

Fountain Theatre, Los Angeles, (323) 663-1525,
Arrival and Departure,
Stephen Sachs (also dir). Jul 11-Sep 16

Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles, (310) 208-5454,
Skeleton Crew,
Dominique Morisseau; dir: Patricia McGregor. Jun 5-Jul 8

Golden Thread Productions, San Francisco, (415) 626-4061,
New Threads 2018 Staged Reading Series, Jul 17-Aug 7

International City Theatre, Long Beach, (562) 436-4610,
The 39 Steps,
adapt: Patrick Barlow. Jun 20-Jul 8
The Glass Menagerie, Tennessee Williams. Aug 22-Sep 9

L.A. Theatre Works, Venice, (310) 827-0889,
I Love Lucy: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom,
Gregg Oppenheimer. Jul 12-15

La Jolla Playhouse, (858) 550-1010,
The Squirrels,
Robert Askins; dir: Christopher Ashley. Jun 5-Jul 8
queens, Martyna Majok. Jul 3-29
Seize the King, Will Power; dir: Jaime Castaneda. Aug 21-Sep 16

Marin Theatre Company, Mill Valley, (415) 388-5208,
Straight White Men,
Young Jean Lee; dir: Morgan Gould. Jun 14-Jul 8

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

North Coast Repertory Theatre, Solana Beach, (858) 481-1055,
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,
book: Larry Gelbart, Burt Shevelove; music and lyrics: Stephen Sondheim; dir: David Ellenstein. Jul 11-Aug 12

Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, Los Angeles, (310) 477-2055,
Lysistrata Unbound,
Eduardo Machado; dir: John Farmanesh-Bocca. Jun 9-Aug 4
Side By Side By Sondheim, music: Leonard Bernstein, Mary Rogers, Richard Rogers, Stephen Sondheim (also lyrics), Julie Styne; dir: Dan Fishbach. Jul 21-Sep 2

PCPA Pacific Conservatory Theatre, Santa Maria, (805) 922-8313,
The Hunchback of Notre Dame,
book: Peter Parnell; lyrics: Stephen Schwartz; music: Alan Menken. Jun 14-Jul 8 (Solvang Festival Theater)
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Christopher Durang. Jun 28-Jul 7 (Marian Theatre), Jul 12-22 (Solvang Festival Theater)
Mamma Mia!, book: Catherine Johnson; lyrics: Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus; music: Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus. Jul 18-Jul 21 (Marian Theatre), Jul 27-Aug 26 (Solvang Festival Theater)
Arcadia, Tom Stoppard. Aug 16-Aug 25 (Marian Theatre), Aug 30-Sep 9 (Solvang Festival Theater)

The Road Theatre Company, North Hollywood,
Red Speedo,
Lucas Hnath; dir: Joe Banno. May 5-Jul 1

San Francisco Playhouse, (415) 677-9596,
In Braunau,
Dipika Guha. Jun 13-Jul 7
Sunday in the Park With George, book: James Lapine; music and lyrics: Stephen Sondheim; dir: Bill English. Jul 5-Sep 8
Washed Up On the Potomac, Lynn Rosen. Aug 8-Sep 1

Scripps Ranch Theatre, San Diego, (858) 578-7728,
Out on a Limb: New Plays from America’s Finest City,
Jul 14-Jul 23

Shotgun Players, Berkeley, (510) 841-6500,
James Ijames; dir: M. Graham Smith. Jul 6-Aug 5
Art, Yasmina Reza. Jul 30-Jul 31
Kiss, Guillermo Calderón; dir: Evren Odcikin. Aug 23-Sep 23

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


Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College Theatre Company, (719) 634-5583,
Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind,
Greg Allen. Jun 29-Jul 21

Curious Theatre Company, Denver, (303) 623-0524,
Ars Nova’s Underground Railroad Game,
Jennifer Kidwell, Scott R. Sheppard; dir: Taibi Magar. Jun 14-Jul 1
The Cake, Bekah Brunstetter; dir: Chip Walton. Aug 30-Oct 13

Telluride Theatre, (970) 708-7629,
Shakespeare in the Park,
Shakespeare; dir: Colin Sullivan. Jul 21-Jul 28


Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, Waterford, (860) 443-1238,
National Music Theater Conference, Book, music, lyrics: Masi Asare, Kate Kilbane, Dan Moses; book and music: Anna K. Jacobs; book and lyrics: Michael R. Jackson. Jun 30-Jul 14
National Playwrights Conference, Benjamin Benne, Enid Graham, Jeremy O. Harris, Beth Henley, Celine Song, Cori Thomas, Sarah Tuft. Jul 5-Jul 28
Cabaret & Performance Conference, Aug 1-Aug 11


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

District of Columbia

GALA Hispanic Theatre, (202) 234-7174,
Dancing in my Cockroach Killers,
Magdalena Gómez; music: Desmar Guevara. Jun 7-Jul 1

Mosaic Theater Company of DC,
The Vagrant Trilogy,
Mona Mansour; dir: Mark Wing-Davey. Jun 6-Jul 1

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, (202) 547-1122,
book and lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner; music: Frederick Loewe; dir: Alan Paul. May 22-Jul 1


American Stage Theatre Company, St Petersburg, (727) 823-7529,
Bad Jews,
Joshua Harmon. Jul 11-Aug 5

Arca Images, Coral Gables,
Guillermo Calderon; dir: Nilo Cruz. Aug 9-19

Florida Studio Theatre, Sarasota, (941) 366-9000,
Carole’s Kings,
book: John Loos; dir: Catherine Randazzo. Jun 12-Jul 15
Murder for Two, book: Kellen Blair (also lyrics), Joe Kinosian (also muisc); dir: Bruce Jordan. Jun 27-Jul 29
10th Anniversary Sarasota Improv Festival, Jul 12-Jul 14
Music of the Night, book: Kimberly Hawkey; music: Assaf Gleizner; dir: Catherine Randazzo. Jul 17-Aug 19
Other People’s Money, Jerry Sterner; dir: Jason Cannon. Aug 1-Aug 19
Gilbert & Sullivan Unplugged, music: Sean Graney, Matt Kahler, Kevin O’Donnell, Andra Velis Simon; dir: Catherine Randazzo. Aug 21-Sep 23

GableStage, Coral Gables, (305) 445-1119,
I’m Gonna Pray for You So Hard,
Halley Feiffer. Jun 9-Jul 8
White Gus On the Bus, Bruce Graham. Aug 11-Sep 9

“Dot” by Coleman Domingo, at Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company in Atlanta, through Aug. 12.


Serenbe Playhouse, Chattahoochee Hills, (770) 463-1110,
Peter Pan: A World Premiere Pirate Adventure,
May 31-Aug 26
Titanic, book: Peter Stone; music and lyrics: Maury Yeston; dir: Brian Clowdus. Jul 10-Aug 12

Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company, Atlanta, (877) 725-8849,
Colman Domingo; dir: Kenny Leon. Jul 17-Aug 12


16th Street Theater, Berwyn, (708) 795-6704,
The Hero’s Wife,
Aline Lathrop; dir: Ann Filmer. Jul 12-Aug 18

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

First Folio Theatre, Oak Brook, (630) 986-8067,
Shrew’d, adapt and lyrics: David Rice; music: Michael Keefe; dir: Johanna McKenzie Miller. Jul 11-Aug 19

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

Goodman Theatre, Chicago, (312) 443-3800,
Support Group for Men,
Ellen Fairey; dir: Kimberly Senior. Jun 23-Jul 29

The House Theatre of Chicago, (773) 769-3832,
The Magic Parlour,
Dennis Watkins. Aug 4-Jul 28

Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Bloomington, (309) 438-2535,
The Merry Wives of Windsor, Shakespeare; dir: Deana Jent. July 5-Aug 9
Henry V, Shakespeare; dir: Karen Kessler. July 12-Aug. 10
Shakespeare in Love, Stoppard; dir: Marti Lyons. July 19-Aug. 11

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

Oil Lamp Theater, Glenview, (847) 834-0738,
The Odd Couple (Female Version),
Neil Simon; dir: Keith Gerth. Jun 14-Jul 29
The God Committee, Mark St. Germain; dir: Keith Gerth. Aug 19-Sep 23

Piven Theatre Workshop, Evanston, (847) 866-8049,
dir: Scott Shallenbarger. Jul 9-Jul 10

Sideshow Theatre Company, Chicago,
Kristiana Rae Colón; dir: Lili-Anne Brown. Jun 22-Jul 29

Steep Theatre Company, Chicago, (866) 811-4111,
Penelope Skinner; dir: Robin Witt. Jul 12-Aug 18

Steppenwolf Theatre Co, Chicago, (312) 335-1650,
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. Apr 25-Jul 1


New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane, New Orleans, (504) 865-5106,
Shakespeare; dir: Jessica Podewell. Jul 6-Jul 22


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

Olney Theatre Center for the Arts, (301) 924-3400,
On The Town,
book and lyrics: Betty Comden, Adolph Green; music: Leonard Bernstein; dir: Jason Loewith. Jun 20-Jul 22
H.M.S. Pinafore, adapt: Sean Graney (also dir), Matt Kahler, Andra Velis Simon; book: W.S. Gilbert; music: Arthur Sullivan. Jul 11-Aug 19
The Pirates of Penzance, adapt: Sean Graney, Kevin O’Donnell; book: W.S. Gilbert; music: Arthur Sullivan. Jul 11-Aug 19

Round House Theatre, Bethesda, (240) 644-1100,
The Legend of Georgia McBride, 
Matthew Lopez; dir: Tom Story. Jun 6-Jul 1


Company One Theatre, Boston, (617) 933-8600,
Josh Wilder; dir: Summer L. Williams. Jul 20-Aug 18

Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse,Vineyard Haven, (508) 696-6300,
Gwyn McAllister; dir: MJ Bruder Munafo. Jun 23-Jul 14


Thunder Bay Theatre, Inc., Alpena,
All Shook Up,
book: Joe DiPietro; lyrics: Elvis Presley; dir: Jeffrey Mindock. Jun 20-Jul 8
Hairspray (In Concert), book: Thomas Meehan, Mark O’Donnell; lyrics: Marc Shaiman (also music), Scott Whittman; dir: Jeffrey Mindock. Jul 13-Jul 15
Annie Get Your Gun, book: Dorothy Fields, Herbert Fields; music and lyrics: Irving Berlin; dir: Jeffrey Mindock. Jul 25-Aug 12

“Ken Lugwig’s Bakserville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery” by Ken Ludwig, at Park Square Theatre in St. Paul, Minn., through Aug. 5. (Photo by Petronella J. Ytsma)


Commonweal Theatre Company, Lanesboro, (800) 657-7025,
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,
book: Rachel Sheinkin; music and lyrics: William Finn; additional material: Jay Reiss. May 4-Sep 24
The Clean House, Sarah Ruhl. Jun 28-Oct 22
Dracula: Prince of Blood, adapt: Scott Dixon. Aug 31-Nov 11

Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, (612) 377-2224,
West Side Story,
book: Arthur Laurents; lyrics: Stephen Sondheim; music: Leonard Bernstein; dir: Joseph Haj. Jun 16-Aug
26 The Legend of Georgia McBride, Matthew Lopez; dir: Jeffrey Meanza. Jul 14-Aug 26

Park Square Theatre, St Paul, (651) 291-7005,
Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery,
Ken Ludwig; dir: Theo Langason. Jun 15-Aug 5
French Twist, Jun 22-Jul 15
A Korean Drama Addict’s Guide to Losing Your Virginity, dir: Randy Reyes. Jul 27-Aug 12. Co-production with Mu Performing Arts, MN

Stages Theatre Company, Hopkins, (952) 979-1111,
DreamWorks’ MADAGASCAR – A Musical Adventure,
book: Kevin Del Aguila; music and lyrics: George Noriega, Joel Someillan; dir: Sandy Boren-Barrett. Jun 29-Aug 5
On the Railroad, dir: Melanie Salmon-Peterson. Aug 3-Aug 26

Theater Latté Da, Minneapolis,
Underneath the Lintel,
Glen Berger; music: Frank London; dir: Peter Rothstein. May 30-Jul 1
Next: New Work Festival, Jul 1-Aug 1


The Coterie Theatre, Kansas City, (816) 474-6552,
Goosebumps: Phantom of the Auditorium – The Musical,
book: John Maclay; lyrics: Danny Abosch (also music), John Maclay; dir: Jeff Church. Jun 19-Aug 5
Disney’s Newsies, book: Harvey Fierstein; lyrics: Jack Feldman; music: Alan Menken; dir: Jerry Jay Cranford. Jul 7-Jul 29

Mesner Puppet Theater, Kansas City, (816) 235-6222,
Go, Dog. Go!,
adapt: Steven Dietz, Mike Horner from P.D. Eastman. Jun 26-Jul 15


Bruka Theatre, Reno, (775) 323-3221,
The Frog Prince – Grimm’s 9,
Mary Bennett. Mar 1-Jul 15
Bud Perry’s The Untamed, Ensemble; dir: Stacy Johnson, Ryan Kelly. Jul 13-Jul 28

New Jersey

Cape May Stage, (609) 770-8311,
Chapter Two,
Neil Simon; dir: Roy S. Jun 27-Aug 3
The Lion in WInter, James Goldman; dir: John Gulley. Aug 8-Sep 14

New Jersey Repertory Company, Long Branch, (732) 229-3166,
Adam Szymkowitcz; dir: Gail Winar. Jun 14-Jul 15
Fern Hill, Michael Tucker; dir: Nadia Tass. Aug 9-Sep 9

Two River Theater, Red Bank, (732) 345-1400,
Regina Taylor; music: Diedre L. Murray; dir: Ruben Santiago-Hudson. Jun 9-Jul 1

New York

Classic Stage Company, NYC, (212) 677-4210,
Carmen Jones,
Oscar Hammerstein II. Jun 14-Aug 1

HERE, NYC, (212) 352-3101,
American Weather,
Chris Green; dir: Chris Green. Jun 11-Jul 1

Lincoln Center Theater, NYC, (212) 239-6200,
My Fair Lady,
book and lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner; music: Frederick Loewe; dir: Bartlett Sher. Mar 15-Jul 8

MusicalFare Theatre, Amherst, (716) 839-8540,
Murder for Two,
book: Kellen Blair (also lyrics), Joe Kinosian (also music); dir: Doug Weyand. Jul 11-Aug 12

Playwrights Horizons, NYC, (212) 279-4200,
Log Cabin,
Jordan Harrison; dir: Pam MacKinnon. Jun 1-Jul 15

Red Bull Theater, NYC, (212) 352-3101,
Short New Play Festival, Tina Howe, Doug Wright. Jul 16-Jul 16

The Classical Theatre of Harlem, NYC,
Antigone, Sophocles; adapt: Zora Howard; dir: Carl Cofield. July 7-29


Dobama Theatre, Cleveland Heights, (216) 932-3396,
On The Grill,
Dror Keren; dir: Leighann Delorenzo. Jul 6-Jul 23

Tantrum Theater, Athens, (614)793-5700,
Next to Normal,
book and lyrics: Brian Yorkey; music: Tom Kitt; dir: Robert Barry Fleming. Jul 11-Jul 29


Shaw Festival, Niagara-on-the-Lake, (800) 511-7429,
The Magician’s Nephew, book: C.S. Lewis; adapt: Michael O’Brien; dir: Tim Carroll. Thru Oct 13
Grand Hotel, book: Vicki Baum; adapt: Luther Davis; music and lyrics: Robert Wright and George Forrest; dir: Eda Holmes. Thru Oct 14
Mythos: A Trilogy of Plays – Gods. Heroes. Men., book: Stephen Fry; music: Paul Sportelli dir: Tim Carroll. Thru July 15
The Hound of the Baskervilles, book: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; adapt: R. Hamilton Wright and David; dir: Craig Hall. Aug 1-Oct 27
Stage Kiss, book: Sarah Ruhl; dir: Anita Rochon. Thru Sep 1
Of Marriage and Men: A Comedy Double-Bill: How He Lied to Her Husband and The Man of Destiny, book: Shaw; dir: Philip Akin. Thru Sep 2
O’ Flaherty V.C, book: Shaw; dir: Kimberly Rampersad. Thru Oct 6
Oh What a Lovely War, book: Joan Littlewood, Theatre Workshop, and Charles Chilton; music dir: Paul Sportelli; dir: Peter Hinton. July 14-Oct 13
The Orchard (After Chekhov), book: Chekhov; adapt: Sarena Palmer; music: Debashis Sinha. Thru Sep 1
The Baroness and the Pig, book: Michael Mackenzie; dir: Selma Dimitrijevic. Thru Oct 6
Henry V, book: Shakespeare; dirs: Tim Carroll and Kevin Bennett. July 22 to Oct 28


Broadway Rose Theatre Company, Tigard, (503) 620-5262,
Mamma Mia!,
Jun 27-Jul 22 Guys and Dolls, Aug 2-19

Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, (800) 219-8161,
Shakespeare; music: Andre Pluess; dir: Bill Rauch. Feb 16-Oct 28
Sense and Sensibility, Kate Hamill; music: Justin Ellington; dir: Hana Sharif. Feb 17-Oct 28
Destiny of Desire, Karen Zacarías; music: Rosino Serrano; dir: José Luis Valenzuela. Feb 18-Jul 12
Henry V, Shakespeare; music: Palmer Hefferan; dir: Rosa Joshi. Feb 21-Oct 27
Manahatta, Mary Kathryn Nagle; music: Paul James Prendergast; dir: Laurie Woolery. Mar 28-Oct 27
Oklahoma!, book and lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II; music: Richard Rodgers; dir: Bill Rauch. Apr 18-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
The Way the Mountain Moved, Idris Goodwin; dir: May Adrales. Jul 10-Oct 28
Snow in Midsummer, Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig; dir: Justin Audibert. Aug 2-Oct 27

Portland Center Stage, (503) 445-3700,
Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill,
Lanie Robertson; dir: Bill Fennelly. May 26-Jul 1
JAW: A Playwrights Festival, Jul 27-Jul 29

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,
Spring Awakening,
book and lyrics: Steven Sater; music: Duncan Sheik. Aug 2-Aug 12


Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble, (570) 784-8181,
Charlotte’s Web,
Jul 19-Aug 1

Gamut Theatre Group, Harrisburg, (717) 238-4111,
Hansel & Gretel,
Melissa Nicholson. Jul 12-Aug 18
Choose Your Own Adventure the Play: You Only Live Thrice, David Ramon Zayas. Aug 9-Aug 19

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

The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, Center Valley, (610) 282-9455,
TBA, 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
Shakespeare in Love, adapt: Lee Hall from Marc Norman, Tom Stoppard; dir: Patrick Mulcahy. Jul 11-Aug 5
Richard II, Shakespeare. Jul 19-Aug 5
Shakespeare for Kids, dir: Matt Pfeiffer. Jul 25-Aug 4
All’s Well That Ends Well, Shakespeare. Jul 25-Aug 5

People’s Light, Malvern, (610) 644-3500,
Skeleton Crew,
Dominique Morisseau; dir: Steve H. Broadnax III. Jun 13-Jul 8
Mark Twain’s River of Song, Randal Myler, Dan Wheetman; dir: Randal Myler. Aug 1-Aug 26

Pittsburgh Public Theater, (412) 316-1600,
Reduced Shakespeare Company in William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (abridged),
Reed Martin, Austin Tichenor. May 31-Jul 1

South Carolina

Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, Hilton Head, (888) 860-2787,
Saturday Night Fever,
book: Nan Knighton; music and lyrics: Bee Gees. Jun 20-Jul 29

Centre Stage, Greenville, (864) 233-6733,
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do,
book: Erik Jackson, Ben H. Winters; lyrics: Phillip Cody, Howard Greenfield; music: Neil Sedaka. Jul 26-Aug 18

Trustus Theatre, Columbia, (803) 254-9732,
book: Joe Dipietro; music and lyrics: David Bryan; dir: Dewey Scott-Wiley. Jun 29-Jul 28
Boy About Ten, Jon Tuttle; dir: Patrick Michael Kelly. Aug 17-Aug 25


Clarence Brown Theatre Co, Knoxville, (865) 974-5161,
Alabama Story,
Kenneth Jones; dir: Kate Buckley. Jan 31-Feb 18

“Holmes and Watson” by Jeffrey Hatcher, at the Alley Theatre in Houston through July 22. Pictured: Noble Shropshire, Jeremy Webb, and Bruce Warren. (Photo by Christopher Diaz)


A.D. Players, Houston,
God’s Favorite,
Neil Simon; dir: Braden Hunt. Jul 11-Aug 5

Alley Theatre, Houston, (713) 220-5700,
The Cake,
Bekah Brunstetter. Jun 1-Jul 1
Holmes and Watson, Jeffrey Hatcher; dir: Mark Shanahan. Jun 22-Jul 22

The Catastrophic Theatre, Houston, (713) 521-4533,
On Tour With Tamarie,
Tamarie Cooper (also dir). Jun 28-Aug 11

Dallas Children’s Theater, (214) 740-0051,
How I Became a Pirate,
book and lyrics: Mark Friedman (also music), Janet Yates Vogt; music: Janet Janet. Jun 15-Jul 8

Dallas Theater Center, (214) 252-3927,
White Rabbit Red Rabbit,
Nassim Soleimanpour. May 30-Jul 1
Public Works Dallas – The Winter’s Tale, Shakespeare. Aug 30-Sep 3

The Ensemble Theatre Houston, (713) 807-4300,
Sistas: The Musical,
Dorothy Marcic; dir: Patdro Harris. Jun 23-Jul 29

Hyde Park Theatre, Austin, (512) 479-7529,
The Antipodes,
Annie Baker; dir: Ken Webster. Jul 5-Aug 4

Main Street Theater, Houston, (713) 524-6706,
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

Second Thought Theatre, Dallas, (866) 811-4111,
Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again.,
Alice Birch; dir: Tiffany Nichole Greene. Aug 22-Sep 15

Stage West Theatre, Fort Worth, (817) 784-9378,
Don’t Dress for Dinner, adapt: Robin Hawdon from Marc Camoletti; dir: Christie Vela. Jul 12-Aug 12
An Octoroon, Branden Jacob-Jenkins; dir: Akin Babatunde. Aug 30-Sep 30

The VORTEX, Austin, (512) 478-5282,
The Last Witch, Rona Munro; dir: Jamie Goodman. Jul 6-Jul 21
Summer Youth Theatre, Jul 27-Aug 4

WaterTower Theatre, Addison, (972) 450-6232,
The Last Five Years,
book and music: Jason Robert Brown; dir: Kelsey Leigh Ervi. Jun 8-Jul 1
Hand to God, Robert Askins; dir: Joanie Schultz. Aug 3-Aug 26

ZACH Theatre, Austin, (512) 476-0541,
Simon Stephens; dir: Nat Miller. Jun 20-Jul 22
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, book: Linda Wolverton; lyrics: Howard Ashman, Tim Rice; music: Alan Menken; dir: Abe Reybold. Jul 11-Sep 2

“The Antipodes” by Annie Baker, at Hyde Park Theatre in Austin through Aug. 4. Pictured: Mical Trejo.
(Photo by Bret Brookshire)


Salt Lake Acting Company, Salt Lake City, (801) 363-7522,
Saturday’s Voyeur 2018,
Allen Nevins; lyrics: Nancy Borgenicht; dir: Cynthia Fleming. Jun 20-Aug 26


1st Stage, Tysons,
The 2nd Annual Logan Festival of Solo Performance, Jul 12-Jul 22

Mill Mountain Theatre, Roanoke, (540) 342-5740,
Shrek TYA,
book and lyrics: David Lindsay-Abaire; music: Jeanine Tesori. Aug 1-Aug 12

Virginia Repertory Theatre, Richmond, (804) 282-2620,
West Side Story,
book: Arthur Laurents; lyrics: Stephen Sondheim; music: Leonard Bernstein; dir: Nathaniel Shaw. Jun 22-Jul 29
Crimes of the Heart, Beth Henley; dir: Steve Perigard. Jul 20-Aug 26

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

“Crimes of the Heart” by Beth Henley, at Virginia Repertory Theatre in Richmond, Va., through Aug. 26. Pictured: Lexi Langs, Maggie Roop, and Maggie Bavolack. (Photo by Sutten Photo)


ACT – A Contemporary Theatre, Seattle, (206) 292-7676,
Lauren Weedman Doesn’t Live Here Anymore,
Lauren Weedman; dir: Allison Narver. Jul 20-Jul 12

ARTSWEST, Seattle, (206) 938-0339,
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 Picture of Dorian Gray,
dir: Victor Pappas. Jun 6-Jul 1

Harlequin Productions, Olympia, (360) 786-0151,
Magical Mystery Midsummer Musical,
music and lyrics: Bruce Whitney; dir: Linda Whitney. Jun 21-Jul 21
Ruthless!, lyrics: Joel Paley; music: Marvin Laird; dir: Aaron Lamb. Aug 16-Sep 15

Island Shakespeare Festival, Langley,
Sense and Sensibility,
adapt: Kate Hamill from Jane Austen. Jul 12-Sep 2
Othello, Shakespeare. Jul 12-Sep 2
Twelfth Night, Shakespeare. Jul 12-Sep 2

Taproot Theatre Company, Seattle, (206) 781-9707,
Sweet Land,
book: Laurie Flanigan Hegge (also lyrics), Perrin Post. Jul 11-Aug 18

“Sweet Land, The Musical,” by Perrin Post, Laurie Flanigan Hegge, and Dina Maccabee, at Taproot Theatre Company in Seattle, through Aug 18. Pictured: Hugh Hastings, Michael Winters, Pam Nolte, Molli Corcoran, Tyler Todd Kimmel, Daniel Stoltenberg, April Poland and Chris Shea. (Photo by Erik Stuhaug)

West Virginia

Contemporary American Theater Festival, Shepherdstown, (800) 999-CATF,
The Cake,
Bekah Brunstetter; dir: Cortney Sale. Jul 6-29
Berta, Berta, Angelica Chéri; dir: Reginald L. Douglas. Jul 6-29
Memoirs of a Forgotten Man, D.W. Gregory; dir: Ed Herendeen. Jul 6-29
Thirst, C.A. Johnsin; dir: Adrienne Campbell-Holt. Jul 6-29
A Late Morning [In America] With Ronald Reagan, Michael Weller; dir: Sam Weisman. Jul 6-29

Greenbrier Valley Theatre, Lewisburg, (304) 645-3838,
The School for Lies, Molière; adapt: David Ives; dir: Cathey Sawyer. July 13 – 28.
Honky Tonk Laundry, Roger Bean; lyrics: Jim Newton; dir: Cathey Sawyer. Aug 23-Sep 8


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
Heartbreak House, adapt: Aaron Posner (also dir) from Shaw. Aug 3-Oct 5
Measure for Measure, Shakespeare; dir: Risa Brainin. Aug 10-Oct 6
Our Country’s Good, Timberlake Wertenbaker; book: Thomas Keneally; dir: Tyne Rafaeli. Aug 11-Oct 7

Peninsula Players Theatre, Fish Creek, (920) 868-3287,
Now and Then,
Sean Grennan. Jun 12-Jul 1
Miss Holmes, Christopher M. Walsh. Jul 4-Jul 22
The Drowsy Chaperone, Jul 25-Aug 12
Living on Love, Joe DiPietro. Aug 15-Sep 2

Third Avenue Playhouse, Sturgeon Bay, (920) 743-1760,
Duncan Macmillan; dir: Robert Boles. Jun 27-Jul 28
archy and mehitabel (aka shinbone alley), book: Mel Brooks, Joe Darion (also lyrics); music: George Kleinsinger; dir: James Valcq. Aug 1-Sep 8

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