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"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


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


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

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

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


TheatreSquared, Fayetteville, (479) 443-5600,
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)


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

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

Antaeus Theatre Company, Glendale, (818) 506-1983,
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,
Detroit ‘67,
Dominique Morisseau; dir: Darryl Jones. Thru Sep 30.

Berkeley Repertory Theatre, (510) 647-2949,
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,
Live Arts Exchange/LAX Festival,
Thru Oct 25. Co-production with Los Angeles Performance Practice

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

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

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

Center Repertory Company, Walnut Creek, (925) 943-7469,
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,
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,
The Other Place,
Sharr White; dir. Matthew McCray. Sep 21-Oct 21.

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

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

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

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,
Arrival and Departure,
Stephen Sachs (also dir). Thru Sep 30.

Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles, (310) 208-5454,
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,
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,
The Glass Menagerie,
Tennessee Williams. Thru Sep 9.

La Jolla Playhouse, (858) 550-1010,
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,
End of the Rainbow,
Peter Quilter; dir: Michael Matthews. Thru Sep 2.

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

Native Voices at the Autry, Los Angeles, (323) 667-2000,
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,
Red Scare on Sunset,
Charles Busch; dir: Allen Sawyer. Sep 21-Oct 21.

New Village Arts Theatre, Carlsbad, (760) 433-3245,
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,
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,
Blithe Spirit,
Noel Coward; dir: Rosina Reynolds. Sep 5-30.

Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, Los Angeles, (310) 477-2055,
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,
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,
Native Gardens,
Karen Zacarías; dir: Jason Alexander. Sep 5-30.

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

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

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

San Francisco Playhouse, (415) 677-9596,
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,
Guillermo Calderón; dir: Evren Odcikin. Thru Sep 23.

South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa, (714) 708-5555,
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,
Everything that Never Happened,
Sarah B. Mantell; dir: Jessica Kubzansky. Sep 27-Nov 4.

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

The Western Stage, Salinas, (831) 755-6816,
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)


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

Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company, (303) 444-SEAT,
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,
The Cake,
Bekah Brunstetter; dir: Chip Walton. Thru Oct 13.

Denver Center Theatre Co, (303) 893-4100,
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,
The Mystery of Love and Sex,
Bathsheba Doran; dir: Corinne Wieben. Sep 14-Oct 6.

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


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

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


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

Resident Ensemble Players, Newark, (302) 831-2204,
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,
Turn Me Loose,
Gretchen Law; dir: John Gould Rubin. Sep 6-Oct 14.

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

GALA Hispanic Theatre, (202) 234-7174,
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,
Marie and Rosetta,
George Brant; dir: Sandra L. Holloway. Thru Sep 30.

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, (202) 547-1122,
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,
If I Forget,
Steven Levenson; dir: Matt Torney. Sep 12-Oct 14.

Theater J, (202) 777-3210,
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,
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins; dir: Kip Fagan. Sep 3-30.


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

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

Florida Studio Theatre, Sarasota, (941) 366-9000,
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,
White Guy on the Bus,
Bruce Graham. Thru Sep 9.

Jobsite Theater, Tampa, (813) 229-7827,
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)


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

Actor’s Express, Atlanta, (404) 607-7469,
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,
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,
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,
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,
Nomad Motel,
Carla Ching; dir: Melissa Foulger. Sep 21-Oct 21.

Serenbe Playhouse, Chattahoochee Hills, (770) 463-1110,
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,
Nell Gwynn,
Jessica Swale. Sep 27-Oct 21.

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


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

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


Company of Fools, Sun Valley, (208) 578-9122,
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)


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

Chicago Shakespeare Theater, (312) 595-5600,
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,
Radio Golf,
August Wilson; dir: Ron OJ Parson. Thru Sep 30.

Goodman Theatre, Chicago, (312) 443-3800,
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,
The Worst Mother in the World,
Kari Bentley-Quinn; dir: Tony Adams. Sep 6-Oct 20.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

Phoenix Theatre, Inc, Indianapolis, (317) 635-7529,
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,
On Tour: Hamlet, Shakespeare; dir: Actors From The London Stage. Sep 10-Nov 4.


Actors Theatre of Louisville, (502) 584-1205,
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,
Amelia Earhart,
Kathryn Shultz Miller; dir: Vivian Snipes. Sep 23-29.

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


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

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


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

Portland Stage Company, (207) 774-0465,
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)


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

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

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

Olney Theatre Center for the Arts, (301) 924-3400,
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,
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,
Small Mouth Sounds,
Bess Wohl; dir: Ryan Rilette. Thru Sep 23.

Theatre Project, Baltimore, (410) 752-8558,
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.


American Repertory Theater, Cambridge, (617) 547-8300,
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,
Ben Kidd (also dir), Bush Moukarzel (also dir), Shakespeare. Sep 20-Oct 7.

Huntington Theatre Company, Boston, (617) 266-0800,
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,
Native Gardens,
Karen Zacarias; dir: Giovanna Sardelli. Sep 12-Oct 7.

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

SpeakEasy Stage Company, Boston, (617) 933-8600,
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)


Thunder Bay Theatre, Inc., Alpena, (989) 354-2267,
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,
Silent Sky,
Lauren Gunderson; dir: Tony Caselli. Sep 20-Oct 21.


Children’s Theatre Company, Minneapolis, (612) 874-0400,
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,
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,
book: John-Michael Tebelak; music and lyrics: Stephen Schwartz; dir: Amanda White. Sep 28-Oct 14.

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

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

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

Penumbra Theatre Company, St. Paul, (651) 224-3180,
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,
West of Central,
Christina M. Ham; dir: Haley Finn. Sep 14-Oct 14.

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


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


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

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

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

Metro Theater Company, St. Louis, (314) 932-7414,
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,
book and lyrics: Tim Rice; music: Andrew Lloyd Webber; dir: Rob Ruggiero. Sep 5-30.

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

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


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

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

Omaha Theater Company, (402) 345-4849,
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,
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,
Oedipus Rex (Gates-Ferry Series),
Sophocles. Sep 19.

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

New Jersey Repertory Company, Long Branch, (732) 229-3166,
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,
Brick City,
Nicole Pandolfo; dir: Jessi D. Hill. Sep 6-23.

Two River Theater, Red Bank, (732) 345-1400,
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,
Donja R. Love; dir: Saheem Ali. Sep 26-Nov 11.

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival, Auburn, (315) 255-1785,
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,
book and lyrics: James Rado, Gerome Ragni; music: Galt McDermot; dir: Melissa Rain Anderson. Sep 4-Oct 7.

HERE, NYC, (212) 352-3101,
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,
Golden Boy,
Clifford Odets; dir: Fortunato Pezzimenti. Sep 14-Oct 7.

Irondale Ensemble Project, Brooklyn, (718) 488-9233,
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,
Todd Almond; music and lyrics: Matthew Sweet; dir: M. Bevin O’Gara. Sep 9-30.

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

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

MusicalFare Theatre, Amherst, (716) 839-8540,
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,
The True,
Sharr White; dir: Scott Elliott. Sep 4-Oct 21.

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

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

Penguin Rep Theatre, Stony Point, (845) 786-2873,
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,
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,
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,
Hand to God,
Robert Askins; dir: John Hurley. Sep 7-30.

Roundabout Theatre Co, NYC, (212) 719-1300,
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,
Noises Off,
Michael Frayn; dir: Robert Hupp. Sep 12-30.

North Carolina

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

Cape Fear Regional Theatre, Fayetteville, (910) 323-4233,
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,
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,
Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood,
Ken Ludwig; music: Jack Herrick; dir: Jessie Austrian. Sep 12-30.

Triad Stage, Greensboro, (336) 272-0160,
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)


Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, (513) 421-3888,
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,
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,
The Woman in Black,
adapt: Stephen Mallatratt from Susan Hill; dir: Robin Herford. Sep 15-Oct 7.

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

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

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


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


Shaw Festival, Niagara-on-the-Lake, (800) 511-7429,
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)


Artists Repertory Theatre, Portland, (503) 241-1278,
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,
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,
Radiant Vermin,
Philip Ridley; dir: Scott Yarbrough. Sep 7-29.

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

Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, (800) 219-8161,
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,
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,
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/ courtesy of Portland Center Stage at The Armory)


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Open Stage of Harrisburg, (717) 232-6736,
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,
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,
Pride and Prejudice,
Kate Hamill; dir: Desdemona Chiang. Sep 27-Oct 28.

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

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

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

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

Rhode Island

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

The Wilbury Theatre Group, Providence, (401) 400-7100,
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,
Henry Krieger; lyrics: Tom Eyen. Sep 13-30.

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

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

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


Clarence Brown Theatre Co, Knoxville, (865) 974-5161,
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,
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,
Women’s Work,
Sep 7-23.


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

Alley Theatre, Houston, (713) 220-5700,
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,
Dr. Lisa B. Thompson; dir: Lara Toner Haddock. Sep 7-30.

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

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

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

Dallas Theater Center, (214) 252-3927,
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,
da Kink in My Hair,
Trey Anthony; dir: Eileen J. Morris. Sep 15-Oct 10.

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

Main Street Theater, Houston, (713) 524-6706,
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,
Will Eno; dir: Robert Tolaro. Sep 27-Oct 7.

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

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

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

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

Bishop Arts Theatre Center, Dallas, (214) 948-0716,
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,
book: Enda Walsh; music and lyrics: Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová; dir: Marianne Galloway. Sep 13-Oct 7.

Undermain Theatre, Dallas, (214) 747-5515,
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,
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,
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.


Salt Lake Acting Company, Salt Lake City, (801) 363-7522,
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.


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


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

American Shakespeare Center, Staunton, (540) 851-1733,
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,
The Wolves,
Sarah DeLappe; dir: Sharon Ott. Sep 27-Oct 7. Co-production with Theatre VCU.

Firehouse Theatre, Richmond, (804) 355-2001,
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,
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,
Always…Patsy Cline,
Ted Swindley. Sep 12-30.


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

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

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

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

Island Shakespeare Festival, Langley, (360) 331-2939 ,
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,
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,
Ken Ludwig; dir. Scott Nolte. Sep 12-Oct 20.

West Virginia

Greenbrier Valley Theatre, Lewisburg, (304) 645-3838,
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)


American Players Theatre, Spring Green, (608) 588-2361,
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,
Skeleton Crew,
Dominique Morisseau; dir: Jake Penner. Sep 6-23.

Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, (414) 224-9490,
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,
Outside Mullingar,
John Patrick Shanley. Sep 27-Oct 21.

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

Peninsula Players Theatre, Fish Creek, (920) 868-3287,
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,
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.

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