"Once," by John Carney, Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová, and Enda Walsh, at ZACH Theatre in Austin through Oct. 28. (Photo by Kirk Tuck)

September 2018 Onstage

From a wedding on a Greek island to a silent retreat in the woods, from family musicals to fantastical thrillers, check out what is onstage this month.

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 tcg.org/Membership/IndividualMembership.aspx.

Alaska

Cyrano’s Theatre Company, Anchorage, (907) 274-2599, cyranos.org
Much Ado About Nothing,
Shakespeare; dir: Teresa K. Pond. Sep 14-Oct 7.

Arizona

Childsplay, Tempe, (602) 252-8497, childsplayaz.org
Charlotte’s Web,
adapt: Joseph Robinette. Sep 2-Oct 14.

Invisible Theatre Co, Tucson, (520) 882-9721, invisibletheatre.com
The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey,
James Lecesne; dir: Susan Claassen. Sep 4-16.

The Rogue Theatre, Tucson, (520) 551-2053, theroguetheatre.org
Galileo,
Bertolt Brecht; dir: Cynthia Meier. Sep 6-23.

Arkansas

TheatreSquared, Fayetteville, (479) 443-5600, theatre2.org
Once,
book: Enda Walsh; music and lyrics: Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová. Thru Sep 23.

“The Cake” by Bekah Brunstetter, at Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles through Oct. 21. Pictured: Carolyn Ratteray, Shannon Lucio, and Debra Jo Rupp. (Photo by Chris Whitaker)

California

6th Street Playhouse, Santa Rosa, (707) 523-4185, 6thstreetplayhouse.com
Guys and Dolls,
music and lyrics: Frank Loesser; dir: James Newman. Sep 14-Oct 7.

American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco, (415) 749-2228, act-sf.org
Sweat,
Lynn Nottage; dir: Loretta Greco. Sep 26-Oct 21.

Antaeus Theatre Company, Glendale, (818) 506-1983, antaeus.org
LAB RESULTS: A playreading series of new work from the Antaeus Playwrights Lab,
Steve Apostolina, Paula Cizmar, Alex Goldberg, Jennifer Maisel, Jennifer Rowland, Stephanie Alison Walker. Sep 29-30.

Aurora Theatre Company, Berkeley, (510) 843-4822, auroratheatre.org
Detroit ‘67,
Dominique Morisseau; dir: Darryl Jones. Thru Sep 30.

Berkeley Repertory Theatre, (510) 647-2949, berkeleyrep.org
A Doll’s House, Part 2,
Lucas Hnath; dir: Les Waters. Sep 6-Oct 21. Co-production with Huntington Theatre Company

Bootleg Theater, Los Angeles, bootlegtheater.org
Live Arts Exchange/LAX Festival,
Thru Oct 25. Co-production with Los Angeles Performance Practice

CalArts Center for New Performance, Valencia, (661) 253-7800, centerfornewperformance.org
Nightwalk in the Chinese Garden,
Stan Lai (also dir). Sep 21-Oct 26.

California Repertory Company, Long Beach, (562) 985-5526, calrep.org
The Ghosts of Lote Bravo,
Hilary Bettis; dir: Denise Blasor. Sep 20-30.

Capital Stage Company, Sacramento, (916) 995-5464, capstage.org
The Wolves,
Sarah DeLappe; dir. Nancy Carlin. Thru Sep 30.

Center Repertory Company, Walnut Creek, (925) 943-7469, centerrep.org
Mamma Mia!,
book: Catherine Johnson; music and lyrics: Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus; dir: Marc Jacobs. Thru Oct 7.

Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles, (213) 972-4400, centertheatregroup.org
Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations,
book: Dominique Morisseau; music and lyrics: the Legendary Motown Catalog; dir: Des McAnuff. Thru Sep 30.
Sweat, Lynn Nottage; dir: Lisa Peterson. Thru Oct 7.
School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play, Jocelyn Bioh; dir: Rebecca Taichman. Sep 2-30.

Chance Theater, Anaheim, (888) 455-4212, ChanceTheater.com
The Other Place,
Sharr White; dir. Matthew McCray. Sep 21-Oct 21.

City Lights Theater Company, San Jose, (408) 295-4200, cltc.org
God of Carnage,
Yasmina Reza; dir: Virginia Drake. Sep 13-Oct 14.

Cygnet Theatre Company, San Diego, (619) 337-1525, cygnettheatre.com
Every Brilliant Thing,
Jonny Donahoe, Duncan Macmillan; dir: Rob Lutfy. Thru Sep 16.

Diversionary Theatre, San Diego, (619) 220-0097, diversionary.org
Bull in a China Shop,
Bryna Turner; dir: Kim Strassburger. Sep 13-Oct 14.

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

Fountain Theatre, Los Angeles, (323) 663-1525, fountaintheatre.com
Arrival and Departure,
Stephen Sachs (also dir). Thru Sep 30.

Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles, (310) 208-5454, geffenplayhouse.org
The Untranslatable Secrets of Nikki Corona,
José Rivera; dir: Jo Bonney. Sep 4-Oct 7.
The Cake, Bekah Brunstetter; dir: Jennifer Chambers. Sep 10-Oct 21.

Independent Shakespeare Co, Los Angeles, (818) 710-6306, iscla.org
A Midsummer Night’s Dream,
Shakespeare; dir: Melissa Chalsma. Thru Sep 2.
Titus Andronicus, Shakespeare; dir: Melissa Chalsma. Thru Sep 1.

International City Theatre, Long Beach, (562) 436-4610, ictlongbeach.org
The Glass Menagerie,
Tennessee Williams. Thru Sep 9.

La Jolla Playhouse, (858) 550-1010, lajollaplayhouse.org
Seize the King,
Will Power; dir: Jaime Castañeda. Thru Sep 16.
Hundred Days, book, music, lyrics: The Bengsons; book: Sarah Gancher; dir: Anne Kauffman. Sep 22-Oct 21.

Laguna Playhouse, Laguna Beach, (949) 497-2787, lagunaplayhouse.com
End of the Rainbow,
Peter Quilter; dir: Michael Matthews. Thru Sep 2.

Marin Theatre Company, Mill Valley, (415) 388-5208, marintheatre.org
Oslo,
J.T. Rogers; dir: Jasson Minadakis. Sep 27-Oct 21.

Native Voices at the Autry, Los Angeles, (323) 667-2000, theautry.org/nativevoices
Stories From the Indian Boarding School,
Native Voices Artists Ensemble; dir: Jean Bruce Scott. Thru Jun 30, 2019.

The New Conservatory Theatre Center, San Francisco, (415) 861-8972, nctcsf.org
Red Scare on Sunset,
Charles Busch; dir: Allen Sawyer. Sep 21-Oct 21.

New Village Arts Theatre, Carlsbad, (760) 433-3245, newvillagearts.org
Legally Blonde the Musical,
book: Heather Hach; music and lyrics: Nell Bejamin, Laurence O’Keefe; dir: Kristianne Kurner. Thru Sep 9.
Guadalupe in the Guest Room, Tony Menses; dir: Nadia Guevara. Sep 28-Oct 28.

A Noise Within, Pasadena, (626) 356-3100, anoisewithin.org
A Picture of Dorian Gray,
adapt: Michael Michetti (also dir) from Oscar Wilde. Sep 23-Nov 16.

North Coast Repertory Theatre, Solana Beach, (858) 481-1055, northcoastrep.org
Blithe Spirit,
Noel Coward; dir: Rosina Reynolds. Sep 5-30.

Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, Los Angeles, (310) 477-2055, odysseytheatre.com
Side By Side By Sondheim,
music: Leonard Bernstein, Mary Rogers, Richard Rogers, Stephen Sondheim (also lyrics), Julie Styne; dir: Dan Fishbach. Thru Sep 2.
Old Clown Wanted, Matei Visniec; dir: Florinel Fatulescu. Sep 8-Nov 11.

The Old Globe, San Diego, (619) 234-5623, theoldglobe.org
Barefoot in the Park,
Neil Simon; dir: Jessica Stone. Thru Sep 2.
Much Ado About Nothing, Shakespeare; dir: Kathleen Marshall. Thru Sep 16.
The Heart of Rock & Roll, book: Jonathan Abrams, Tyler Mitchell; dir: Gordon Greenberg. Sep 6-Oct 21.

The Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, (626) 356-7529, pasadenaplayhouse.org
Native Gardens,
Karen Zacarías; dir: Jason Alexander. Sep 5-30.

PCPA Pacific Conservatory Theatre, Santa Maria, (805) 922-8313, pcpa.org
Arcadia,
Tom Stoppard; dir: Roger DeLaurier. Thru Sep 9.

Sacred Fools Theater, Los Angeles, (310) 281-8337, sacredfools.org
Our American Hamlet,
Jake Broder. Sep 28-Nov 3.

San Diego Repertory Theatre, (619) 544-1000, sdrep.org
Fun Home,
Lisa Kron; music: Jeanine Tesori; dir: Sam Woodhouse. Sep 6-30.

San Francisco Playhouse, (415) 677-9596, sfplayhouse.org
Sunday in the Park with George,
book: James Lapine; music and lyrics: Stephen Sondheim; dir: Bill English. Thru Sep 8.
Washed Up On the Potomac, Lynn Rosen; dir: José Zayas. Thru Sep 1. Co-production with Custom Made Theatre Co.
You Mean to Do Me Harm, Christopher Chen; dir: Bill English. Sep 18-22.

Shotgun Players, Berkeley, (510) 841-6500, shotgunplayers.org
Kiss,
Guillermo Calderón; dir: Evren Odcikin. Thru Sep 23.

South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa, (714) 708-5555, scr.org
Sense and Sensibility,
adapt: Jessica Swale; dir: Casey Stangl. Sep 1-29.
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Christopher Durang; dir: Bart DeLorenzo. Sep 30-Oct 21.

The Theatre @ Boston Court, Pasadena, (626) 683-6801, bostoncourtpasadena.org
Everything that Never Happened,
Sarah B. Mantell; dir: Jessica Kubzansky. Sep 27-Nov 4.

TheatreWorks, Palo Alto, (650) 463-1960, theatreworks.org
Native Gardens,
Karen Zacarías; dir: Amy Gonzalez. Thru Sep 16.

The Western Stage, Salinas, (831) 755-6816, westernstage.com
American Night: The Ballad of Juan José,
Richard Montoya of Culture Clash; dir: Lorenzo Aragon. Sep 22-Oct 7.

“Mamma Mia!,” by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, at Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities in Arvada, Colo., through Sept. 30. (Photo by Matthew Gale Photography)

Colorado

Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities, (720) 898-7200, arvadacenter.org
Mamma Mia!,
book: Catherine Johnson; lyrics: Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus; dir: Rod A. Lansberry. Sep 7-30.

Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company, (303) 444-SEAT, betc.org
Pride and Prejudice,
adapt: Kate Hamill; dir: Rebecca Remaly. Sep 13-Oct 7.
Pie, Theater Grottesco. Thru Sep 2.
Go, Dog. Go!,
book: Steven Dietz, Allison Gregory; music: Michael Koerner. Sep 14-Oct 14.
Shakespeare in Love, adapt: Lee Hall from Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard; music: Paddy Cunneen. Sep 27-Oct 21.

Curious Theatre Company, Denver, (303) 623-0524, curioustheatre.org
The Cake,
Bekah Brunstetter; dir: Chip Walton. Thru Oct 13.

Denver Center Theatre Co, (303) 893-4100, denvercenter.org
Vietgone,
Qui Nguyen; dir: Seema Sueko. Thru Sep 30.
Oklahoma!, book and lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II; music: Richard Rodgers; dir: Chris Coleman. Sep 7-Oct 14.
The Constant Wife, W. Somerset Maugham; dir: Shelley Butler. Sep 21-Oct 21.

OpenStage Theatre & Co, Fort Collins, (970) 221-6730, openstage.com
The Mystery of Love and Sex,
Bathsheba Doran; dir: Corinne Wieben. Sep 14-Oct 6.

THEATREWORKS, Colorado Springs, (719) 255-3232, theatreworkscs.org
A Raisin in the Sun,
Lorraine Hansberry; dir: Nambi E. Kelley. Sep 27-Oct 21.

Connecticut

Hartford Stage, Hartford, (860) 527-5151, hartfordstage.org
Make Believe,
Bess Wohl; dir: Jackson Gay. Sep 6-30.

Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, (203) 432-1234, yalerep.org
El Huracán,
Charise Castro Smith; dir: Laurie Woolery. Sep 28-Oct 20.

Delaware

Delaware Theatre Company, Wilmington, (302) 594-1100, delawaretheatre.org
Sanctions,
Bruce Graham; dir: Bud Martin. Sep 12-30.

Resident Ensemble Players, Newark, (302) 831-2204, rep.udel.edu
Lettice and Lovage,
Peter Schaffer; dir: Steve Taue. Sep 13-Oct 7.
The Seafarer, Conor McPherson; dir: Ben Barnes. Sep 20-Oct 7.

District of Columbia

Arena Stage, (202) 488-3300, arenastage.org
Turn Me Loose,
Gretchen Law; dir: John Gould Rubin. Sep 6-Oct 14.

Folger Theatre, (202) 544-7077, folger.edu/theatre Macbeth, adapt: William Davenant from Shakespeare; music: John Eccles; dir: Robert Richmond. Sep 4-23.

GALA Hispanic Theatre, (202) 234-7174, galatheatre.org
Como agua para Chocolate (Like Water for Chocolate),
adapt: Garbi Losada; dir: Olga Sánchez. Sep 6-Oct 7.

Mosaic Theater Company of DC, (202) 399-7993 ext 2, mosaictheater.org
Marie and Rosetta,
George Brant; dir: Sandra L. Holloway. Thru Sep 30.

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, (202) 547-1122, shakespearetheatre.org
Romeo & Juliet,
Shakespeare; dir: Alan Paul. Thru Sep 2.
The Comedy of Errors, Shakespeare; dir: Alan Paul. Sep 25-Oct 26.

Studio Theatre, (202) 332-3300, studiotheatre.org
If I Forget,
Steven Levenson; dir: Matt Torney. Sep 12-Oct 14.

Theater J, (202) 777-3210, theaterj.org
The Pianist of Willesden Lane,
adapt: Hershey Felder (also dir) from Lee Cohen, Mona Golabek. Sep 12-30.

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Co, (202) 393-3939, woollymammoth.net
Gloria,
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins; dir: Kip Fagan. Sep 3-30.

Florida

Emerald Coast Theatre Company, Miramar Beach, (850) 684-0323, emeraldcoasttheatre.org
The Spitfire Grill,
book: James Valcq; lyrics: Fred Alley; dir: Nathanael Fisher. Sep 20-Oct 7.

Florida Repertory Theatre, Fort Myers, (239) 332-4488, floridarep.org
Becoming Dr. Ruth,
Mark St. Germain; dir: Chris Clavelli. Sep 18-Oct 21.

Florida Studio Theatre, Sarasota, (941) 366-9000, floridastudiotheatre.org
FST Improv: Comedy Lottery,
dir: Will Luera. Thru Sep 22.
Gilbert & Sullivan Unplugged, music: Matt Kahler; dir: Catherine Randazzo. Thru Sep 23.

GableStage, Coral Gables, (305) 445-1119, gablestage.org
White Guy on the Bus,
Bruce Graham. Thru Sep 9.

Jobsite Theater, Tampa, (813) 229-7827, jobsitetheater.org
Hedwig and the Angry Inch,
John Cameron Mitchell; music: Steven Trask; dir: David Jenkins. Thru Sep 9.

“The Seagull” by Anton Chekov, at Serenbe Playhouse in Chattahoochee Hills, Ga., through Sept. 30. Pictured: Shannon McCarren, Park Krausen, Brooke Owens, and Skye Passmore. (Photo by BreeAnne Clowdus)

Georgia

7 Stages, Atlanta, (404) 523-7647, 7stages.org
Waiting for Godot,
Samuel Beckett; dir: Heidi S. Howard. Sep 27-Oct 14.

Actor’s Express, Atlanta, (404) 607-7469, actors-express.com
A Doll’s House, Part 2,
Lucas Hnath; dir: Freddie Ashley. Sep 1-30. Co-production with Aurora Theatre

Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, (404) 733-5000, alliancetheatre.org
A Midsummer Night’s Dream,
adapt: David Catlin (also dir) from Shakespeare; dir: David Catlin. Sep 5-Oct 21.
Nick’s Flamingo Grill, book and music: Philip DePoy; music: Tyrone Jackson; dir: Tinashe Kajese-Bolden. Sep 29-Oct 28.

Aurora Theatre, Lawrenceville, (678) 226-6222, auroratheatre.com
Newsies,
book: Harvey Fierstein; lyrics: Jack Feldman; music: Alan Menken; dir: Justin Anderson. Thru Sep 2.
The Two Kids That Blow Shit Up, Carla Ching; dir: Pam Joyce. Sep 7-30.
Be Here Now, Deborah Zoe Laufer; dir: Rachel Parish. Sep 20-Oct 21.
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, adapt: Kathryn Schultz Miller; dir: Katie Erin Chambers. Sep 27-Oct 19.

Georgia Ensemble Theatre, Roswell, (770) 641-1260, get.org
9 to 5, The Musical,
book: Patricia Resnick; music and lyrics: Dolly Parton; dir: Shelly McCook. Sep 13-30.

Horizon Theatre Co, Atlanta, (404) 584-7450, horizontheatre.com
Nomad Motel,
Carla Ching; dir: Melissa Foulger. Sep 21-Oct 21.

Serenbe Playhouse, Chattahoochee Hills, (770) 463-1110, serenbeplayhouse.com
The Seagull,
adapt: Elizabeth Dinkova from Chekhov (also dir). Sep 5-30.
The Sleepy Hollow Experience, adapt: Brian Clowdus; dir: Ryan Oliveti. Sep 26-Nov 4.

Synchronicity Theatre, Atlanta, (404) 484-8636, synchrotheatre.com
Nell Gwynn,
Jessica Swale. Sep 27-Oct 21.

Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company, Atlanta, (877) 725-8849, truecolorstheatre.org
Nina Simone: Four Women,
Christina Ham; dir: Michelle Shay. Sep 25-Oct 21.

Hawaii

Honolulu Theatre For Youth, Honolulu, (808) 839-9885, htyweb.org
Filipino Folktakes & Fables,
Alvin Chan. Thru Sep 22.

Kumu Kahua Theatre, Honolulu, (808) 536-4441, kumukahua.org
Pakalolo Sweet,
Hannah Ii-Epstein; dir: Harry Wong. Thru Sep 23.

Idaho

Company of Fools, Sun Valley, (208) 578-9122, companyoffools.org
Heisenberg,
Simon Stephens; dir: Denise Simone. Thru Sep 9.

“Radio Golf” by August Wilson, at Court Theatre in Chicago through Sept. 30. Pictured: Ann Joseph and James Vincent Meredith. (Photo by Michael Brosilow)

Illinois

16th Street Theater, Berwyn, (708) 795-6704, 16thstreettheater.org
Koalas,
J. Joseph Cox; dir. Josh Cobel. Sep 20-Oct 27.

Chicago Shakespeare Theater, (312) 595-5600, chicagoshakes.com
BigMouth,
Valentijn Dhaenens (also dir). Sep 12-22.
Nell Gwynn, Jessica Swale; music: Nigel Hess; dir: Christopher Luscombe. Sep 20-Nov 4.

Court Theatre, Chicago, (773) 753-4472, courttheatre.org
Radio Golf,
August Wilson; dir: Ron OJ Parson. Thru Sep 30.

Goodman Theatre, Chicago, (312) 443-3800, goodmantheatre.org
We’re Only Alive For A Short Amount of Time,
book and music: David Cale, Matthew Dean Marsh; dir: Tony Speciale. Sep 15-Oct 21.

Halcyon Theatre, Chicago, (773) 413-0454, halcyontheatre.org
The Worst Mother in the World,
Kari Bentley-Quinn; dir: Tony Adams. Sep 6-Oct 20.

Northlight Theatre, Skokie, (847) 673-6300, northlight.org
Curve of Departure,
Rachel Bonds; dir: BJ Jones. Sep 13-Oct 21.

Oil Lamp Theater, Glenview, (847) 834-0738, oillamptheater.org
The God Committee,
Mark St. Germain; dir: Josh Johnson. Thru Sep 23.

Steppenwolf Theatre Co, Chicago, (312) 335-1650, steppenwolf.org
Downstate,
Bruce Norris; dir: Pam MacKinnon. Sep 20-Nov 4.

TimeLine Theatre Company, Chicago, (773) 281-8463, timelinetheatre.com
A Shayna Maidel,
Barbara Lebow; dir: Vanessa Stalling. Thru Nov 4.

Victory Gardens Theater, Chicago, (773) 871-3000, VictoryGardens.org
Indecent,
Paula Vogel; dir: Gary Griffin. Sep 21-Nov 4.

Williams Street Repertory, Crystal Lake, (815) 356-9212, wsrep.org
Bomber’s Moon,
Deborah Yarchun; dir: Michele Vazquez. Sep 28-Oct 21.

Writers Theatre, Glencoe, (847) 242-6000, writerstheatre.org
Vietgone,
Qui Nguyen; music: Gabriel Ruiz; dir: Lavina Jadhwani. Thru Sep 23.
Witch, Jen Silverman; dir: Marti Lyons. Sep 26-Dec 16.

Indiana

Indiana Repertory Theatre, Indianapolis, (317) 635-5252, irtlive.com
Holmes and Watson,
Jeffrey Hatcher; music: Michael Keck; dir: Risa Brianin. Sep 25-Oct 21.

Phoenix Theatre, Inc, Indianapolis, (317) 635-7529, phoenixtheatre.org
Bright Star,
music and lyrics: Edie Brickell, Steve Martin; dir: Suzanne Fleenor. Sep 21-Oct 7.

Shakespeare at Notre Dame, Notre Dame, (574) 631-2273, shakespeare.nd.edu
On Tour: Hamlet, Shakespeare; dir: Actors From The London Stage. Sep 10-Nov 4.

Kentucky

Actors Theatre of Louisville, (502) 584-1205, actorstheatre.org
Fifth Third Bank’s Dracula,
adapt: William McNulty from John L. Balderston, Hamilton Deane; dir: Drew Fracher. Sep 7-Oct 31.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, adapt: Simon Stephens from Mark Haddon; dir: Meredith McDonough. Sep 18-Oct 10.

Lexington Children’s Theatre, Lexington, (859) 254-4546, lctonstage.org
Amelia Earhart,
Kathryn Shultz Miller; dir: Vivian Snipes. Sep 23-29.

Commonwealth Theatre Center, Louisville, (502) 589-0084, commonwealththeatre.org
Blue Stockings,
Jessica Swale; dir: Heather Burns. Sep 20-29.

Louisiana

The NOLA Project, New Orleans, (504) 302-9117, nolaproject.com
The Revolutionists,
Lauren Gunderson; dir: Joanna Russo. Sep 4-16.

Playmakers of Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, (225) 578-6996, playmakersbr.org
A Year With Frog And Toad,
dir. Haley Schroeck. Thru Sep 2.

Maine

Penobscot Theatre, Bangor, (207) 942-3333, penobscottheatre.org
The Graduate,
adapt: Terry Johnson; dir: Bari Newport. Sep 6-23.

Portland Stage Company, (207) 774-0465, portlandstage.org
Nunsense,
Dan Goggin; dir. Teri Gibson. Thru Sep 9.
Ben Butler, Richard Strand. Sep 25-Oct 21.

“Small Mouth Sounds” by Bess Wohl, at Round House Theatre in Bethesda, Md., through Sept. 23. Pictured: Michael Glenn and Maboud Ebrahimzadeh. (Photo by Kaley Etzkorn)

Maryland

Center Stage, Baltimore, (410) 332-0033, centerstage.org
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,
Tennessee Williams; dir: Judith Ivey. Sep 13-Oct 14.

Everyman Theatre, Baltimore, (410) 752-2208, everymantheatre.org
Dancing at Lughnasa,
Brian Friel; dir: Amber Paige McGinnis. Sep 4-Oct 7.

Maryland Ensemble Theatre, Frederick, (301) 694-4744, marylandensemble.org
Hand to God,
Robert Askins; dir: Tad Janes. Sep 7-30.

Olney Theatre Center for the Arts, (301) 924-3400, olneytheatre.org
South Pacific,
book: Oscar Hammerstein II (also lyrics), Joshua Logan; music: Richard Rodgers; dir: Alan Muraoka. Thru Oct 7.
Labour of Love, James Graham; dir: Leora Morris. Sep 26-Oct 28.

Rep Stage, Columbia, (443) 518-1500, repstage.org
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,
book: Hugh Wheeler; music and lyrics: Stephen Sondheim; dir: Joseph W. Ritsch. Sep 6-23.

Round House Theatre, Bethesda, (240) 644-1100, roundhousetheatre.org
Small Mouth Sounds,
Bess Wohl; dir: Ryan Rilette. Thru Sep 23.

Theatre Project, Baltimore, (410) 752-8558, theatreproject.org
Angela Delfini Explains It All For You,
Angela Delfini; dir: John Towsen. Sep 6-7.
The Mysterious Magical Brandishers of Magic, Pratik Motwani, James Peck, Sarah Peters. Sep 8-9.
On Tour: High Zero Theatre Project, Sep 28-29.

Massachusetts

American Repertory Theater, Cambridge, (617) 547-8300, americanrepertorytheater.org
The Black Clown,
adapt: Michael Schachter (also music), Davóne Tines; dir: Zach Winokur. Thru Sep 23.
Borrowed Cash: Busted! The Reunion Tour, Daniel Jenkins, Melissa van der Schyff; music and lyrics: Randy Newman, Lucinda Williams. Sep 13-23.

ArtsEmerson, Boston, (617) 824-8000, artsemerson.org
Hamnet,
Ben Kidd (also dir), Bush Moukarzel (also dir), Shakespeare. Sep 20-Oct 7.

Huntington Theatre Company, Boston, (617) 266-0800, huntingtontheatre.org
The Niceties,
Eleanor Burgess; dir: Kimberly Senior. Thru Oct 6.
Sherlock’s Last Case, Charles Marowitz; dir: Maria Aitken. Sep 28-Oct 28.

Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Lowell, (978) 654-4678, mrt.org
Native Gardens,
Karen Zacarias; dir: Giovanna Sardelli. Sep 12-Oct 7.

New Repertory Theatre, Watertown, (617) 923-8487, newrep.org
Straight White Men,
Young Jean Lee; dir: Elaine Vaan Hogue. Sep 7-30.

SpeakEasy Stage Company, Boston, (617) 933-8600, speakeasystage.com
Between Riverside and Crazy,
Stephen Adly Guirgis; dir: Tiffany Nichole Green. Sep 14-Oct 13.

“The Black Clown,” adapted by Davóne Tines and Michael Schachter from Langston Hughes, with music by Michael Schachter. (Photo by Maggie Hall)

Michigan

Thunder Bay Theatre, Inc., Alpena, (989) 354-2267, thunderbaytheatre.com
I Love a Piano – The Music of Irving Berlin,
music and lyrics: Irving Berlin; dir: Jeffrey Mindock. Sep 28-Oct 14.

Williamston Theatre, Williamston, (517) 655-7469, williamstontheatre.org
Silent Sky,
Lauren Gunderson; dir: Tony Caselli. Sep 20-Oct 21.

Minnesota

Children’s Theatre Company, Minneapolis, (612) 874-0400, childrenstheatre.org
Last Stop on Market Street,
adapt: Cheryl L. West; music and lyrics: Lamont Dozier, Paris Ray Dozier; dir: Henry Godinez. Sep 15-Oct 21. Co-production with Chicago Children’s Theatre

Commonweal Theatre Company, Lanesboro, (800) 657-7025, commonwealtheatre.org
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,
book: Rachel Sheinkin; music and lyrics: William Finn; additional material: Jay Reiss; dir. Alan Bailey. Thru Sep 24.
The Clean House, Sarah Ruhl; dir. Megan K. Pence. Thru Oct 22.
Dracula: Prince of Blood, adapt: Scott Dixon from Bram Stoker; dir. Craig Johnson. Thru Nov 11.

DalekoArts, New Prague, (952) 314-9072, dalekoarts.com
Godspell,
book: John-Michael Tebelak; music and lyrics: Stephen Schwartz; dir: Amanda White. Sep 28-Oct 14.

Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, (612) 377-2224, guthrietheater.org
Frankenstein: Playing With Fire,
Barbara Field; dir: Rob Melrose. Sep 15-Oct 27.

Jungle Theater, Minneapolis, (612) 822-7063, jungletheater.com
Little Women,
Kate Hamill; dir: Sarah Rasmussen. Sep 15-Oct 21.

Mixed Blood Theatre Co, Minneapolis, (612) 338-6131, mixedblood.com
Is God Is,
Aleshea Harris; dir: Nataki Garrett. Sep 21-Oct 14.

Penumbra Theatre Company, St. Paul, (651) 224-3180, penumbratheatre.org
For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf,
Ntozake Shange; dir: Lou Bellamy, Sarah Bellamy. Sep 20-Oct 14.

Pillsbury House Theatre, Minneapolis, (612) 825-0459, pillsburyhouseandtheatre.org
West of Central,
Christina M. Ham; dir: Haley Finn. Sep 14-Oct 14.

Theater Latté Da, Minneapolis, (612) 339-3003, latteda.org
Once,
book: Enda Walsh; music and lyrics: Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová; dir: Peter Rothstein. Sep 18-Oct 21.

Mississippi

New Stage Theatre, Jackson, (601) 948-3531, newstagetheatre.com
Morningside,
Topher Payne (also dir). Sep 11-23.

Missouri

The Coterie Theatre, Kansas City, (816) 474-6552, thecoterie.org
Becoming Martin,
Kevin Willmott; dir: Chip Miller. Sep 18-Oct 21.

Kansas City Actors Theatre, (816) 235-6222, kcactors.org
A Moon for the Misbegotten,
Eugene O’Neill; dir: Mark Robbins. Sep 12-30.

Kansas City Repertory Theatre, (816) 235-2700, kcrep.org
Last Days of Summer,
book: Steve Kluger; lyrics: Jason Howland; dir: Jeff Calhoun. Sep 7-30.

Metro Theater Company, St. Louis, (314) 932-7414, metroplays.org
On Tour: Frida Libre, book and lyrics: Karen Zacarías; music: Deborah Lapuma; dir: Julia Flood. Sep 7-Nov 1.

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, (314) 968-4925, repstl.org
Evita,
book and lyrics: Tim Rice; music: Andrew Lloyd Webber; dir: Rob Ruggiero. Sep 5-30.

St. Louis Actors’ Studio, St. Louis, (314) 458-2978, stlas.org
The Little Foxes,
Lillian Hellman; dir: John Contini. Sep 28-Oct 14.

St. Louis Black Repertory Co, University City, (314) 534-3810, theblackrep.org
Crowns,
Regina Taylor; dir: Linda Kennedy. Sep 5-23.

Nebraska

The BLUEBARN Theatre, Omaha, (402) 345-1576, bluebarn.org
Circle Mirror Transformation,
Annie Baker. Sep 27-Oct 21.

Nebraska Repertory Theatre, Lincoln, (402) 472-4747, nebraskarep.org
An Act of God,
David Javerbaum; dir: Michael Mendelson. Sep 26-Oct 14.

Omaha Theater Company, (402) 345-4849, rosetheater.org
Playscape! The Intern Project – A Rose Teens ‘N’ Theater Production,
Sep 6-9.
Judy Moody & Stink: The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt, adapt: Allison Gregory. Sep 7-23. Co-production with First Stage, Adventure Theatre MTC, Bay Area Children’s Theatre, Oregon Children’s Theatre, Children’s Theatre of Charlotte and Orlando Repertory Theatre
The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favorites, adapt: Jim Morrow (also dir); music: Steven Naylor. Sep 28-Oct 14.

New Jersey

Cape May Stage, (609) 770-8311, capemaystage.org
The Lion in WInter,
James Goldman; dir: John Gulley. Thru Sep 14.
The Shuck, Shawn Fisher; dir: Roy Steinberg. Sep 19-Nov 9.

Centenary Stage Company, Hackettstown, (908) 979-0900, centenarystageco.org
Oedipus Rex (Gates-Ferry Series),
Sophocles. Sep 19.

McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton, (609) 258-2787, mccarter.org
The Age of Innocence,
adapt: Doug McGrath; dir: Doug Hughes. Sep 7-Oct 7.

New Jersey Repertory Company, Long Branch, (732) 229-3166, njrep.org
Fern Hill,
Michael Tucker; dir: Nadia Tass. Thru Sep 9.
West End Festival of the Arts: When The Circus Comes to Town, Sep 21-30.

Premiere Stages at Kean University, Union, (908) 737-7469, premierestagesatkean.com
Brick City,
Nicole Pandolfo; dir: Jessi D. Hill. Sep 6-23.

Two River Theater, Red Bank, (732) 345-1400, tworivertheater.org
Pamela’s First Musical,
book: Christopher Durang, Wendy Wasserstein; lyrics: David Zippel; music: Cy Coleman; dir: Graciela Daniele. Sep 8-Oct 7.

New York

Atlantic Theater Company, NYC, (212) 279-4200, atlantictheater.org
Fireflies,
Donja R. Love; dir: Saheem Ali. Sep 26-Nov 11.

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival, Auburn, (315) 255-1785, fingerlakesmtf.com
Murder for Two,
book: Kellen Blair (also lyrics), Joe Kinosian (also music); dir: Scott Weinstein. Thru Sep 15.
Beehive, book: Larry Gallagher; dir: Brett Smock. Sep 21-Oct 6.

Geva Theatre Center, Rochester, (585) 232-4382, gevatheatre.org
Hair,
book and lyrics: James Rado, Gerome Ragni; music: Galt McDermot; dir: Melissa Rain Anderson. Sep 4-Oct 7.

HERE, NYC, (212) 352-3101, here.org
a sex thing,
Kati Frazier; dir: Corinne Woods. Thru Sep 2.
Symphonie Fantastique, Basil Twist. Thru Sep 2.
Soundstage, Jason Napoli Brooks, Rob Roth (also music and dir); music: Yair Evnine, Kamala Sankaram. Sep 18-30.

Irish Classical Theatre Co, Buffalo, (716) 853-4282, irishclassicaltheatre.com
Golden Boy,
Clifford Odets; dir: Fortunato Pezzimenti. Sep 14-Oct 7.

Irondale Ensemble Project, Brooklyn, (718) 488-9233, irondale.org
To Protect, Serve and Understand,
dir: Michael-David Gordon, Terry Greiss, Sam Metzger, Rivka Rivera. Thru Jun 1, 2019.
Salome, Oscar Wilde; dir: James Rutherford. Thru Sep 15.

Kitchen Theatre Company, Ithaca, (607) 272-0403, kitchentheatre.org
Girlfriend,
Todd Almond; music and lyrics: Matthew Sweet; dir: M. Bevin O’Gara. Sep 9-30.

La MaMa E.T.C., NYC, (212) 352-3101, lamama.org
The ARTS,
Kevin Doyle (also dir). Sep 13-30.
KINK HAÜS, Gunner Montana. Sep 20-Oct 7.

Manhattan Theatre Club, NYC, (212) 239-6200, ManhattanTheatreClub.com
The Nap,
Richard Bean; dir: Daniel Sullivan. Sep 5-27.

MusicalFare Theatre, Amherst, (716) 839-8540, musicalfare.com
Pump Boys & Dinettes,
book, music, lyrics: John Foley, Mark Hardwick, Debra Monk, Cass Morgan, John Schimmel, Jim Wann; dir: Chris Kelly. Sep 5-Oct 7.

The New Group, NYC, (212) 279-4200, thenewgroup.org
The True,
Sharr White; dir: Scott Elliott. Sep 4-Oct 21.

New Light Theater Project, NYC, (630) 632-1459, newlighttheaterproject.com
Meaningful Conversation,
Owen Panettieri; dir: Anaïs Koivisto. Sep 7-22.

New York Theatre Workshop, NYC, (212) 460-5475, nytw.org
What the Constitution Means to Me,
Heidi Schreck; dir: Oliver Butler. Sep 12-Oct 21.

Penguin Rep Theatre, Stony Point, (845) 786-2873, penguinrep.org
Souvenir,
Stephen Temperley. Thru Sep 2.
Woody Sez: The Life & Music of Woody Guthrie, Nick Corley (also dir), Darcie Deaville, David M. Lutken, Helen J. Russell, Andy Teirstein. Sep 15-16.
After, Michael McKeever; dir: Joe Brancato. Sep 21-Oct 14.

Playwrights Horizons, NYC, (212) 279-4200, phnyc.org
I Was Most Alive with You,
Craig Lucas; dirs: Tyne Rafaeli, Sabrina Dennison (dir of Artistic Sign Language). Thru Oct 14.

The Playwrights Realm, NYC, (212) 255-3089, playwrightsrealm.org
The Revolving Cycles Truly and Steadily Roll’d,
Jonathan Payne; dir: Awoye Timpo. Sep 7-Oct 6.

Road Less Traveled Productions, Buffalo, (716) 629-3069, roadlesstraveledproductions.org
Hand to God,
Robert Askins; dir: John Hurley. Sep 7-30.

Roundabout Theatre Co, NYC, (212) 719-1300, roundabouttheatre.org
Bernhardt/Hamlet,
Theresa Rebeck; dir: Moritz von Stuelpnagel. Thru Nov 11.
Apologia, Alexi Kaye Campbell; dir: Daniel Aukin. Sep 27-Dec 16.

Syracuse Stage, (315) 443-3275, syracusestage.org
Noises Off,
Michael Frayn; dir: Robert Hupp. Sep 12-30.

North Carolina

Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte, (704) 342-2251, atcharlotte.org
The Legend of Georgia McBride,
Matthew Lopez; dir: Billy Ensley. Thru Sep 22.

Cape Fear Regional Theatre, Fayetteville, (910) 323-4233, cfrt.org
Music City,
book: Peter Zinn; music and lyrics: J.T. Harding; dir: Mary Catherine Burke. Sep 20-Oct 7.

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, (704) 973-2828, ctcharlotte.org
The Lion and the Little Red Bird,
adapt: Nicole Adkins from Elisa Kleven. Thru Sep 2.
Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical, book: Dennis Kelly; music and lyrics: Tim Minchin. Sep 28-Oct 21.

PlayMakers Repertory Company, Chapel Hill, (919) 962-7529, playmakersrep.org
Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood,
Ken Ludwig; music: Jack Herrick; dir: Jessie Austrian. Sep 12-30.

Triad Stage, Greensboro, (336) 272-0160, triadstage.org
And Then There Were None,
Agatha Christie; dir: Preston Lane. Sep 9-30.

“Sunset Baby” by Dominique Morisseau, at Dobama Theatre in Cleveland through Sept. 30. Pictured: Ananias J. Dixon and Mary-Francis R. Miller. (Photo by Steve Wagner Photography)

Ohio

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, (513) 421-3888, cincyplay.com
Misery,
adapt: William Goldman; dir: Blake Robison. Sep 1-29.
The Roommate, Jen Silverman; dir: Tracy Brigden. Sep 21-Oct 21.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, (513) 381-2273, cincyshakes.com
On Tour: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare; dir: Caitlin McWethy. Thru Sep 1.
On Tour: Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare; dir: Jeremy Dubin. Thru Sep 1.
On Tour: Julius Caesar, Shakespeare; dir: Sara Clark. Thru Sep 1.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, book: Larry Gelbart, Burt Shevelove; music and lyrics: Stephen Sondheim; dir: Brian Isaac Phillips. Sep 7-29.

Cleveland Play House, (216) 241-6000, clevelandplayhouse.com
The Woman in Black,
adapt: Stephen Mallatratt from Susan Hill; dir: Robin Herford. Sep 15-Oct 7.

Cleveland Public Theatre, (216) 631-2727, cptonline.org
Pandemonium 2018: Labyrinth of Desire,
Sep 8.

Dobama Theatre, Cleveland Heights, (216) 932-3396, dobama.org
Sunset Baby,
Dominique Morriseau; dir: Justin Emeka. Sep 7-30.

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati, Cincinnati, (513) 421-3555, ensemblecincinnati.org
Fly By Night,
book and music: Will Connolly, Michael Mitnick, Kim Rosenstock. Sep 1-29.

Oklahoma

CityRep, Oklahoma City, (405) 848-3761, cityrep.com
The Music Man in Concert,
book, music, lyrics: Meredith Willson; dir: Harry Parker. Sep 28-30.

Ontario

Shaw Festival, Niagara-on-the-Lake, (800) 511-7429, shawfest.com
The Magician’s Nephew,
adapt: Michael O’Brien from C.S. Lewis; dir: Tim Carroll. Thru Oct 13.
Stage Kiss, Sarah Ruhl; dir: Anita Rochon. Thru Sep 1.
Grand Hotel, Luther Davis; music and lyrics: George Forrest, Robert Wright; dir: Eda Holmes. Thur Oct 14.
Of Marriage and Men: A Comedy Double-Bill How He Lied to Her Husband and The Man of Destiny, George Bernard Shaw; dir: Philip Akin. Thru Sep 9.
O’ Flaherty V.C., George Bernard Shaw; dir: Kimberly Rampersad. Thru Oct 1.
The Orchard (After Chekhov), adapt: Sarena Palmer from Anton Chekhov; music: Debashis Sinha; dir: Ravi Jain. Thru Sep 1.
The Baroness and the Pig, Michael Mackenzie; dir: Selma Dimitrijevic. Thru Oct 6.
Oh What a Lovely War, book: Theatre Workshop, Charles Chilton, Joan Littlewood; dir: Peter Hinton. Thru Oct 13.
Henry V, Shakespeare; dir: Kevin Bennett, Tim Carroll. Thru Oct 28.
The Hound of the Baskervilles, adapt: David Pichette, R. Hamilton Wright from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; dir: Craig Hall. Thru Oct 27.

“Skeleton Crew” by Dominique Morisseau, at Artists Rep in Portland, Ore., through Sept. 30. (Photo by David Kinder)

Oregon

Artists Repertory Theatre, Portland, (503) 241-1278, artistsrep.org
Skeleton Crew,
Dominique Morisseau; dir: William (Bill) Earl Ray. Sep 2-30.
Unexploded Ordinances, Split Britches. Sep 8-12. Co-production with PICA’s TBA Festival.

Broadway Rose Theatre Company, Tigard, (503) 620-5262, broadwayrose.org
Ordinary Days,
music and lyrics: Adam Gwon; dir: Isaac Lamb. Sep 20-Oct 14.
Trails, book: Christy Hall; music: Jeff Thomson; lyrics: Jordan Mann; dir: Brian Schnipper. Sep 21-Oct 22.

CoHo Productions, Portland, (503) 220-2646, cohoproductions.org
Radiant Vermin,
Philip Ridley; dir: Scott Yarbrough. Sep 7-29.

Oregon Contemporary Theatre, Eugene, (541) 465-1506, octheatre.org
Fun Home,
book and lyrics: Lisa Kron; music: Jeanine Tesori; dir: Craig Willis. Sep 19-Oct 13.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, (800) 219-8161, osfashland.org
Othello,
Shakespeare; music: Andre Pluess; dir: Bill Rauch. Thru Oct 28.
Sense and Sensibility, adapt: Kate Hamill from Jane Austen; music: Justin Ellington; dir: Hana Sharif. Thru Oct 28.
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 Rodriguez. Thru Oct 12.
The Book of Will, Lauren Gunderson; music: Paul James Prendergast; dir: Christopher Liam Moore. Thru Oct 13.
Love’s Labor’s Lost, Shakespeare; music: Amanda Dehnert (also dir), Andre Pluess. Thru Oct 14.
The Way the Mountain Moved, Idris Goodwin; dir: May Adrales. Thru Oct 28.
Snow in Midsummer, Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig; dir: Justin Audibert. Thru Oct 27.

Portland Center Stage, (503) 445-3700, pcs.org
The Color Purple,
book: Marsha Norman; music and lyrics: Stephen Bray Brenda Norman, Allee Willis; lyrics: Brenda Russell; dir: Timothy Douglas. Sep 15-Oct 28.
A Life, Adam Bock; dir: Rose Riordan. Sep 29-Nov 11.

Portland Playhouse, (503) 488-5822, portlandplayhouse.org
Wakey, Wakey,
Will Eno; dir: Gretchen Corbett. Sep 26-Oct 21.

“The Color Purple,” by Alice Walker, Marsha Norman, Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray at Portland Center Stage at the Armory in Portland, Ore., through Oct. 28. Pictured: (Photo by Patrick Weishampel/blankeye.tv courtesy of Portland Center Stage at The Armory)

Pennsylvania

Act II Playhouse, Ambler, (215) 654-0200, act2.org
Biloxi Blues,
Neil Simon; dir: Tony Braithwaite. Thru Sep 23.

Arden Theatre Co, Philadelphia, (215) 922-1122, ardentheatre.org
Once,
book: Enda Walsh; music and lyrics: Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová; dir: Terrence J. Nolen. Sep 20-Oct 21.

Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble, (570) 784-8181, bte.org
The Explorers Club,
Nell Benjamin; dir: Leigh Strimbeck. Sep 13-Oct 7.

Bristol Riverside Theatre, (215) 785-0100, brtstage.org
Erma Bombeck: On Wit’s End,
Allison Engel, Margaret Engel; dir: Jenny Eisenhower. Sep 18-Oct 7.

City Theatre Company, Pittsburgh, (412) 431-2489, citytheatrecompany.org
The Revolutionists,
Lauren Gunderson; dir: Jade King Carroll. Sep 8-30.

Gamut Theatre Group, Harrisburg, (717) 238-4111, gamuttheatre.org
Aladdin,
adapt: Sean Adams. Sep 12-22.

Lantern Theater Company, Philadelphia, (215) 829-0395, lanterntheater.org
Hapgood,
Tom Stoppard; dir: Peter DeLaurier. Sep 6-Oct 14.

Montgomery Theater, Souderton, (215) 723-9984, montgomerytheater.org
Mary’s Wedding,
Stephen Massicotte; dir: Tom Quinn. Sep 13-Oct 7.

Open Stage of Harrisburg, (717) 232-6736, openstagehbg.com
Carrie: The Musical,
Lawrence D. Cohen; lyrics: Dean Pitchford; music: Michael Gore; dir: Stuart Landon. Sep 29-Oct 21.

People’s Light, Malvern, (610) 644-3500, peopleslight.org
Such Things As Vampires,
Zak Berkman, Stuart Carden, Jessie Fisher, Mary Tuomanen; dir: Stuart Carden. Sep 20-Oct 31.

Pittsburgh Public Theater, (412) 316-1600, ppt.org
Pride and Prejudice,
Kate Hamill; dir: Desdemona Chiang. Sep 27-Oct 28.

Quantum Theatre, Pittsburgh, (412) 362-1713, quantumtheatre.com
Chatterton,
adapt: Karla Boos (also dir). Sep 14-Oct 28.

Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia, (215) 987-4450, qtgrep.org
Frankenstein,
adapt: Alexander Burns from Mary Shelley; dir: Alexander Burns. Sep 26-Oct 26.

Theatre Horizon, Norristown, (610) 283-2230, theatrehorizon.org
The Laramie Project,
Moises Kaufman. Sep 28-30.

The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, (215) 546-7824, wilmatheater.org
Kill Move Paradise,
James Ijames; music: Justin Ellington; dir: Blanka Zizka. Sep 4-23.

Rhode Island

Gamm Theatre, Pawtucket, (401) 723-4266, gammtheatre.org
The Night of the Iguana,
Tennessee Williams; dir: Fred Sullivan, Jr. Sep 20-Oct 21.

The Wilbury Theatre Group, Providence, (401) 400-7100, thewilburygroup.org
How I Learned to Drive,
Paula Vogel; dir: Wendy Overly. Sep 13-30.
House Warming, Jesse Hawley, James Stanley. Sept 30-Oct 14.

South Carolina

Centre Stage, Greenville, (864) 233-6733, centrestage.org
Dreamgirls,
Henry Krieger; lyrics: Tom Eyen. Sep 13-30.

Charleston Stage, (843) 577-7183, charlestonstage.com
Mamma Mia!,
book: Catherine Johnson; lyrics: Stig Anderson, Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus; dir: Marybeth Clark. Thru Sep 23.

Trustus Theatre, Columbia, (803) 254-9732, trustus.org
Misery Is Optional: Recollections of Recovery,
Christine Hellman, Dewey Scott-Wiley. Sep 5-8.

The Warehouse Theatre, Greenville, (864) 235-6948, warehousetheatre.com
The Rocky Horror Show,
book, music, lyrics: Richard O’Brien; dir: Jenna Tamisiea Elser. Thru Sep 22.

Tennessee

Clarence Brown Theatre Co, Knoxville, (865) 974-5161, clarencebrowntheatre.org
Candide,
music: Leonard Bernstein; book: Hugh Wheeler; lyrics: Richard Wilbur; dir: Calvin MacLean. Thru Sep 16.
Alias Grace, adapt: Jennifer Blackmer from Margaret Atwood; dir: Karen Kessler. Sep 26-Oct 14.

Nashville Repertory Theatre, (615) 782-4040, nashvillerep.org
Avenue Q,
book: Jeff Whitty; music and lyrics: Robert Lopez, Jeff Marx; dir: Lauren Shouse. Sep 6-23.

Tennessee Women’s Theater Project, Nashville, (615) 681-7220, twtp.org
Women’s Work,
Sep 7-23.

Texas

A. D. Players, Houston, (713) 526-2721, adplayers.org
Around the World in 80 Days,
Mark Brown; dir: Philip Lehl. Sep 14-30.

Alley Theatre, Houston, (713) 220-5700, alleytheatre.org
Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap,
Agatha Christie; dir: James Black. Thru Sep 2.
Skeleton Crew, Dominique Morrisseau; dir: Taibi Magar. Sep 7-Oct 7.

Austin Playhouse, (512) 476-0084, austinplayhouse.com
Monroe,
Dr. Lisa B. Thompson; dir: Lara Toner Haddock. Sep 7-30.

Cara Mía Theatre Co, Dallas, (214) 516-0706, caramiatheatre.org
WET: A DACAmented Journey,
Alex Alpharoah; dir: Jamie Castañeda. Sep 20-Nov 25.

The Catastrophic Theatre, Houston, (713) 521-4533, catastrophictheatre.com
Curse of the Starving Class,
Sam Shepard; dir. Jeff Miller. Sep 28-Oct 21.

Dallas Children’s Theater, (214) 740-0051, dct.org
TREASURE ISLAND Reimagined!,
adapt: Jeffrey Colangelo, Robyn Flatt, Katy Tye. Sep 23-Oct 21.

Dallas Theater Center, (214) 252-3927, dallastheatercenter.org
The Winter’s Tale,
adapt: Todd Almond (also music and lyrics) from Shakespeare; concept: Lear deBessonet; dir: Kent Gash. Thru Sep 2. Co-production with Public Works Dallas, SMU Meadows, and AT&T Performing Arts Center

The Ensemble Theatre Houston, (713) 807-4300, EnsembleHouston.org
da Kink in My Hair,
Trey Anthony; dir: Eileen J. Morris. Sep 15-Oct 10.

Hyde Park Theatre, Austin, (512) 479-7529, hydeparktheatre.org
TBD,
Thru Sep 15.
Confessions of a Mexpatriate, Raul Garza; dir: Ken Webster. Sep 20-Oct 20.

Main Street Theater, Houston, (713) 524-6706, mainstreettheater.com
The Book of Will,
Lauren Gunderson; dir: Rebecca Greene Udden. Sep 8-Oct 7.
Curious George: The Golden Meatball, book and lyrics: Jeremy Desmon; music: John Kavanaugh; dir: Robin Robinson. Sep 25-Oct 27.

Mary Moody Northen Theatre, Austin, (512) 448-8484, stedwards.edu/theatre
Middletown,
Will Eno; dir: Robert Tolaro. Sep 27-Oct 7.

Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Company, Houston, (832) 463-0409, mildredsumbrella.com
The Moors,
Jen Silverman; music: Andy McWilliams; dir: Jennifer Decker. Thru Sep 15.

Second Thought Theatre, Dallas, (866) 811-4111, secondthoughttheatre.com
Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again.,
Alice Birch; dir: Christie Vela. Thru Sep 15.

Stage West Theatre, Fort Worth, (817) 784-9378, stagewest.org
An Octoroon,
Branden Jacob-Jenkins; dir: Akin Babatunde. Thru Sep 30.

4th Wall Theatre Co, Houston, (832) 786-1849, 4thwalltheatreco.com
Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train,
Stephen Adly Guirgis; dir: Kim Tobin-Lehl. Sep 6-29.

Bishop Arts Theatre Center, Dallas, (214) 948-0716, bishopartstheatre.org
Banned Together: A Censorship Cabaret,
Sep 28. Co-production with the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund and Teenagers and Theatre Apprenticeship Program.

Theatre Three, Dallas, (214) 871-3300, theatre3dallas.com
Once,
book: Enda Walsh; music and lyrics: Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová; dir: Marianne Galloway. Sep 13-Oct 7.

Undermain Theatre, Dallas, (214) 747-5515, undermain.org
How is it That We Live or Shakey Jake + Alice,
Len Jenkin; dir: Katherine Owens. Sep 13-Oct 7.

The VORTEX, Austin, (512) 478-5282, vortexrep.org
Atlantis: A Puppet Opera,
book and music: Chad Salvata; dir: Bonnie Cullum. Sep 1-29. Co-production with Ethos.

ZACH Theatre, Austin, (512) 476-0541, zachtheatre.org
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast,
book: Linda Wolverton; lyrics: Howard Ashman, Tim Rice; music: Alan Menken; dir: Abe Reybold. Thru Sep 2.
Tortoise and Hare, book: Damon Brown; book, music, lyrics: Allen Robertson; dir: Nat Miller. Sep 8-Jan 27, 2019.
Once, book: Enda Walsh; music and lyrics: Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová; dir: Dave Steakley. Sep 19-Oct 28.

Utah

Salt Lake Acting Company, Salt Lake City, (801) 363-7522, saltlakeactingcompany.org
Saturday’s Voyeur 40th Anniversary,
Allen Nevins, Nancy Borgenicht; dir: Cynthia Fleming. Thru Sep 2.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan Kettering…, Halley Feiffer; dir: Sarah Shippobotham. Sep 12-Oct 21.

Vermont

Northern Stage, White River Junction, (802) 296-7000, northernstage.org
Oslo,
J.T. Rogers. Sep 19-Oct 21.

Virginia

1st Stage, Tysons, (703) 854-1856, 1ststagetysons.org
Hero’s Welcome,
Alan Ayckbourn; dir: Alex Levy. Sep 6-Oct 7.

American Shakespeare Center, Staunton, (540) 851-1733, americanshakespearecenter.com
As You Like It,
Shakespeare; dir: Ralph Alan Cohen. Thru Dec 2.
Emma, Emma Whipday; dir: Stephanie Holladay Earl. Thru Dec 1.
Richard III, Shakespeare; dir: Jenny Bennett. Thru Dec 1.
The Man of Mode, or Sir Fopling Flutter, George Etherege; dir: Christopher Marino. Thru Nov 30.

Cadence Theatre Company, Richmond, (804) 233-4894, cadencetheatre.org
The Wolves,
Sarah DeLappe; dir: Sharon Ott. Sep 27-Oct 7. Co-production with Theatre VCU.

Firehouse Theatre, Richmond, (804) 355-2001, firehousetheatre.org
Playback Theatre,
Sep 12.
River City Vaudeville, Sep 23.
INVALID, adapt: Josh Chenard (also dir), Jane Mattingly. Thru Sep 29.

Virginia Repertory Theatre, Richmond, (804) 282-2620, virginiarep.org
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,
adapt: Simon Stephens from Mark Haddon; dir: Nathaniel Shaw. Sep 21-Oct 14.

Virginia Stage Company, Norfolk, (757) 627-1234, vastage.org
Always…Patsy Cline,
Ted Swindley. Sep 12-30.

Washington

ACT – A Contemporary Theatre, Seattle, (206) 292-7676, acttheatre.org
Skylight,
David Hare; dir: John Langs. Sep 7-30.

ARTSWEST, Seattle, (206) 938-0339, artswest.org
Skeleton Crew,
Dominique Morisseau. Sep 20-Oct 14.

Book-It Repertory Theatre, Seattle, (206) 216-0833, book-it.org
Jane Eyre,
adapt: Julie Beckman (also dir) from Charlotte Brontë. Sep 13-Oct 14.

Harlequin Productions, Olympia, (360) 786-0151, harlequinproductions.org
Ruthless!,
lyrics: Joel Paley; music: Marvin Laird; dir: Aaron Lamb. Thru Sep 15.

Island Shakespeare Festival, Langley, (360) 331-2939 , islandshakespearefest.org
Sense and Sensibility,
adapt: Kate Hamill from Jane Austen. Thru Sep 2.
Othello, Shakespeare. Thru Sep 2.
Twelfth Night, Shakespeare. Thru Sep 2.

Seattle Children’s Theatre, Seattle, (206) 441-3322, sct.org
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show,
adapt: Jonathan Rockefeller (also dir) from Eric Carle. Sep 13-Oct 21.

Taproot Theatre Company, Seattle, x(206) 781-9707, taproottheatre.org
Baskerville,
Ken Ludwig; dir. Scott Nolte. Sep 12-Oct 20.

West Virginia

Greenbrier Valley Theatre, Lewisburg, (304) 645-3838, gvtheatre.org
Honky Tonk Laundry,
Roger Bean; lyrics: Jim Newton; dir: Cathey Sawyer. Thru Sep 8.
The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, Shakespeare; dir: Courtney Susman. Sep 21-Oct 6.

“In the Heights,” by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes, at Milwaukee Repertory Theatre through Oct. 28. Pictured: Courtney Arango, Nicolas Garza, Lillian Castillo, Henry Gainza, UJ Mangune, Alyssa V. Gomez, Emily Madigan, Stephanie Gomérez, and Eddie Martin Morales. (Photo by Michael Brosilow)

Wisconsin

American Players Theatre, Spring Green, (608) 588-2361, americanplayers.org
As You Like It,
Shakespeare; music: Gregg Coffin; dir: James Bohnen. Thru Oct 7.
Blood Knot, Athol Fugard; music: Josh Schmidt; dir: Ron OJ Parson. Thru Sep 28.
Born Yesterday, Garson Kanin; music: Joe Cerqua; dir: Brenda DeVita. Thru Sep 22.
The Recruiting Officer, George Farquhar; music: Andrew Hansen; dir: William Brown. Thru Sep 29.
Exit the King, Eugene Ionesco; music: John Tanner; dir: Tim Ocel. Thru Sep 27.
Heartbreak House, adapt: Aaron Posner (also dir) from George Bernard Shaw; music: Andre Pluess. Thru Oct 5.
Measure for Measure, Shakespeare; music: Victoria Deiorio; dir: Risa Brainin. Thru Oct 6.
Our Country’s Good, adapt: Timberlake Wertenbaker from Thomas Keneally; music: Josh Schmidt; dir: Ameenah Kaplan. Thru Oct 7.

Forward Theater Company, Madison, (608) 258-4141, forwardtheater.com
Skeleton Crew,
Dominique Morisseau; dir: Jake Penner. Sep 6-23.

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, (414) 224-9490, milwaukeerep.com
Songs for Nobodies,
Joanna Murray-Smith; dir: Laura Braza. Sep 7-Nov 4.
In the Heights, book: Quiara Alegría Hudes; music and lyrics: Lin-Manuel Miranda; dir: May Adrales. Sep 18-Oct 28. Co-production with Seattle Repertory Theatre & Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
Guards at the Taj, Rajiv Joseph; dir: Brent Hazelton. Sep 26-Nov 4.

Next Act Theatre, Milwaukee, (414) 278-0765, nextact.org
Outside Mullingar,
John Patrick Shanley. Sep 27-Oct 21.

Northern Sky Theater, Fish Creek, (920) 854-6117, northernskytheater.com
Muskie Love,
book and lyrics: Dave Hudson; music: Paul Libman; dir: Pam Kriger. Thru Oct 20.

Peninsula Players Theatre, Fish Creek, (920) 868-3287, peninsulaplayers.com
Living on Love,
Joe DiPietro; dir: Linda Fortunato. Thru Sep 2.
Salvage, Joseph Zettelmaier; dir: Greg Vinkler. Sep 5-Oct 14.

Third Avenue Playhouse, Sturgeon Bay, (920) 743-1760, thirdavenueplayhouse.com
SHINBONE ALLEY (the story of archy and mehitabel),
Mel Brooks, Joe Darion (also lyrics); music: George Kleinsinger; dir: James Valcq. Thru Sep 2.
Billy Bishop Goes to War, John MacLachlan Gray, Eric Peterson; music: John MacLachlan Gray; dir: Robert Boles. Sep 13-Oct 21.