"The Steadfast Tin Soldier" by Mary Zimmerman, at Lookingglass Theatre Company in Chicago through Jan. 13. Pictured: Christopher Donahue, John Gregorio, and Alex Stein. (Photo by Liz Lauren)

November 2018 Onstage

From the a grand expedition to a feuding football teams, from a silent retreat to a countryside estate, 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.

Alabama

Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Montgomery, (334) 271-5353, asf.net
The Sound of Music,
book: Russel Crouse, Howard Lindsay; lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein; music: Richard Rodgers; dir: Rick Dildine. Nov 15-Dec 30.

Alaska

 Cyrano’s Theatre Company, Anchorage, (907) 274-2599, cyranos.org
A Doll’s House, Part 2,
Lucas Hnath; dir: Codie Costello. Thru Nov 11.
Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberly, Lauren Gunderson, Margot Melcon; dir: Krista M. Schwarting. Nov 30-Dec 23.

Arizona

Arizona Theatre Company, Tucson, (520) 622-2823, arizonatheatre.org
Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End (Tucson),
Allison Engel, Margaret Engel; dir: Casey Stangl. Thru Nov 10 (Tucson); Nov 15-Dec 2 (Phoenix).

 Childsplay, Tempe, (602) 252-8497, childsplayaz.org
And in this Corner…Cassius Clay,
Idris Goodwin. Thru Mar 3, 2019.
The Girl Who Swallowed a Cactus, Eric Coble. Thru Nov 18.

 Invisible Theatre Co, Tucson, (520) 882-9721, invisibletheatre.com
The Busy World Is Hushed,
Keith Bunin; dir: Nancy Davis Booth. Thru Nov 11.
Bette Davis Ain’t for Sissies, Jessica Sherr. Nov 16-17.

iTheatre Collaborative, Phoenix, (602) 252-8497, itheatreaz.org
The Trial of the Catonsville Nine,
Daniel Berrigan; dir: Charles St. Clair. Thru Nov 3.

The Rogue Theatre, Tucson, (520) 551-2053, theroguetheatre.org
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,
adapt: Simon Stephens; dir: Cynthia Meier. Nov 1-18.

Southwest Shakespeare Co, Mesa, (480) 644-6500, swshakespeare.org
Pericles, the Prince of Tyre,
Shakespeare; dir: Beth Gardiner. Thru Nov 10.
Frankenstein, adapt: Quinn Mattfeld; dir: Patrick Walsh. Thru Nov 10.

 Valley Youth Theatre, Phoenix, (602) 253-8188, vyt.com
A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail,
Nov 30-Dec 23.

Arkansas

TheatreSquared, Fayetteville, (479) 443-5600, theatre2.org
Skeleton Crew,
Dominique Morisseau. Thru Nov 14.
Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, Lauren Gunderson, Margot Melcon. Nov 28-Dec 30.

“Men on Boats” by Jaclyn Backhaus, at American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco through Dec. 16. (Photo by Kevin Berne)

California

Boston Court Pasadena, bostoncourtpasadena.org
Everything that Never Happened,
Sarah B. Mantell; dir: Jessica Kubzansky. Thru Nov 4.

 6th Street Playhouse, Santa Rosa, 6thstreetplayhouse.com
The Rocky Horror Show,
book, music, lyrics: Richard O’Brien; dir: Amanda Morando. Thru Nov 3.
Annie, book: Thomas Meehan; lyrics: Martin Charnin; music: Charles Strouse; dir: Michael Fontaine. Nov 23-Dec 16.

American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco, (415) 749-2228, act-sf.org
Men on Boats,
Jacklyn Backhaus; dir: Tamilla Woodard. Thru Dec 16.

Antaeus Theatre Company, Glendale, (818) 506-1983, antaeus.org
The Little Foxes,
Lillian Hellman; dir: Cameron Watson. Thru Dec 10.

 Aurora Theatre Company, Berkeley, (510) 843-4822, auroratheatre.org
Everything Is Illuminated,
adapt: Simon Block; dir: Tom Ross. Nov 9-Dec 9.

 Berkeley Repertory Theatre, (510) 647-2949, berkeleyrep.org
Fairview,
Jackie Sibbles Drury; dir: Sarah Benson. Thru Nov 4.

Bootleg Theater, Los Angeles, bootlegtheater.org
Solo Queens Fest 2,
Thru Nov 18.
Social Muscle Club, Nov 7.
Write Club LA, dir: Jeffery Dorchen, Paula Killen, Justin Welborn. Nov 12.
It’s Not About Pretty Dance Show, Nov 30-Dec 1.

CalArts Center for New Performance, Valencia, (661) 253-7800, centerfornewperformance.org
The Witkacy Project,
adapt: Natalia Korczakowska from Stanislaw Witkiewicz. Nov 27-Dec 1.

California Repertory Company, Long Beach, (562) 985-5526, calrep.org
The Funfair,
Simon Stephens; dir: Will Detlefsen. Nov 1-11.
The Drunken City, Adam Bock; dir: Marya Mazor. Nov 29-Dec 8.

Capital Stage Company, Sacramento, (916) 995-5464, capstage.org
Sweat,
Lynn Nottage. Thru Nov 18.
Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, Lauren Gunderson, Margot Melcon. Nov 28-Dec 30.

Center Repertory Company, Walnut Creek, (925) 943-7469, centerrep.org
Dancing Lessons,
Mark St. Germain; dir: Joy Carlin. Thru Nov 17.

 Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles, (213) 972-4400, centertheatregroup.org
Dear Evan Hansen,
book: Steven Levenson; music and lyrics: Benj Pasek, Justin Paul; dir: Michael Greif. Thru Nov 25.
Quack, Eliza Clark; dir: Neel Keller. Thru Nov 18.
Valley of the Heart, Luis Valdez (also dir). Thru Dec 9.
Come From Away, book, music, lyrics: David Hein, Irene Sankoff; dir: Christopher Ashley. Nov 28-Jan 6, 2019.

Central Works, Berkeley, centralworks.org
Chekhov’s Ward 6,
Gary Graves (also dir). Thru Nov 11.

Chance Theater, Anaheim, (888) 455-4212, ChanceTheater.com
Emma,
book, music, lyrics: Paul Gordon. Nov 23-Dec 23.

 City Lights Theater Company, San Jose, cltc.org
Making God Laugh,
Sean Grennan. Nov 15-Dec 23.

The Custom Made Theatre Company, San Francisco, custommade.org
In the Heights,
book: Quiara Alegría Hudes; lyrics: Lin-Manuel Miranda; dir: Nicole Meñez. Nov 8-Dec 15.

Cygnet Theatre Company, San Diego, (619) 337-1525, cygnettheatre.com
A Christmas Carol,
adapt: Sean Murray (also dir); music: Billy Thompson. Nov 28-Dec 30.

Dell’Arte International, Blue Lake, (707) 668-5663, dellarte.com
Bird of the Inner Eye,
Joan Schirle. Nov 15.
Around the World in 80 Days Holiday Show Tour, Nov 23-Dec 16.

 Diversionary Theatre, San Diego, (619) 220-0097, diversionary.org
This Beautiful City,
The Civilians; book: Steven Cosson, Jim Lewis; music and lyrics: Michael Friedman; dir: Matt M. Morrow. Nov 8-Dec 9.

East West Players, Los Angeles, (213) 625-7000, eastwestplayers.org
Vietgone,
Qui Nguyen; dir: Jennifer Chang. Thru Nov 11.

 Fountain Theatre, Los Angeles, (323) 663-1525, fountaintheatre.com
Cost of Living,
Martyna Majok; dir: John Vreeke. Thru Dec 9.

Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles, (310) 208-5454, geffenplayhouse.org
Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol,
adapt: Susan Lyons, Jefferson Mays; dir: Michael Arden. Thru Dec 2.
Hughie & Krapp’s Last Tape, Samuel Beckett, Eugene O’Neill; dir: Steven Robman. Nov 5-Dec 16.

Golden Thread Productions, San Francisco, (415) 626-4061, goldenthread.org
We Swim, We Talk, We Go to War,
Mona Mansour; dir: Evren Odcikin. Nov 17-Dec 16.

Independent Shakespeare Co, Los Angeles, iscla.org
Letters From Home,
book: Kalean Ung music: Chinary Ung; dir: Marina McClure. Thru Nov 17.

International City Theatre, Long Beach, (562) 436-4610, ictlongbeach.org
A Splintered Soul,
Alan L. Brooks. Thru Nov 4.

L.A. Theatre Works, Venice, (310) 827-0889, latw.org
Sisters Matsumoto,
Philip Kan Gotanda. Nov 16-18.

Laguna Playhouse, Laguna Beach, (949) 497-2787, lagunaplayhouse.com
The Seafarer,
Conner McPherson; dir: Michael Matthews. Thru Nov 4.

Magic Theatre, San Francisco, (415) 441-8822, magictheatre.org
The Resting Place,
Ashlin Halfnight; dir: Jessica Holt. Thru Nov 4.

 Marin Theatre Company, Mill Valley, (415) 388-5208, marintheatre.org
The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley,
Lauren Gunderson, Margot Melcon; dir: Megan Sandberg-Zakian. Nov 15-Dec 9.

Native Voices at the Autry, Los Angeles, (323) 667-2000, https://theautry.org/nativevoices
On tour: Stories From the Indian Boarding School, Native Voices Artists Ensemble; dir: Jean Bruce Scott. Thru Jun 30, 2019.
Native Voices at the Autry’s 8th Annual Short Play Festival: FOOD!, Native American Playwrights. Nov 11.

The New Conservatory Theatre Center, San Francisco, (415) 861-8972, nctcsf.org
Cardboard Piano,
Hansol Jung. Thru Dec 2.
Avenue Q, book: Jeff Whitty; music and lyrics: Robert Lopez, Jeff Marx; dir: Jay Manley. Nov 30-Jan 6, 2019.

New Village Arts Theatre, Carlsbad, (760) 433-3245, newvillagearts.org
Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley,
Lauren Gunderson, Margot Melcon; dir: Kristianne Kurner. Nov 16-Dec 23.

A Noise Within, Pasadena, (626) 356-3100, anoisewithin.org
A Picture of Dorian Gray,
adapt: Michael Michetti from Oscar Wilde; dir: Michael Michetti. Thru Nov 16.
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead, Tom Stoppard; dir: Geoff Elliott. Thru Nov 18.

 North Coast Repertory Theatre, Solana Beach, (858) 481-1055, northcoastrep.org
Holmes and Watson,
Jeffrey Hatcher; dir: David Ellenstein. Thru Nov 11.

 Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, Los Angeles, (310) 477-2055, odysseytheatre.com
Old Clown Wanted,
Matei Visniec; dir: Florinel Fatulescu. Thru Nov 4.
Steambath, Bruce Jay Friedman; dir: Ron Sossi. Thru Dec 16.

 The Old Globe, San Diego, (619) 234-5623, theoldglobe.org
On tour: Globe for All A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare; dir: Patricia McGregor. Thru Nov 18.
Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, book and lyrics: Timothy Mason; lyrics: Theodor S. Geisel; music: Albert Hague, Mel Marvin; dir: James Vasquez. Thru Dec 29.
Looking for Christmas: The New Clint Black Christmas Musical, book, music, lyrics: Clint Black; book: James D. Sasser; dir: Kent Nicholson. Nov 13-Dec 16.

The Pasadena Playhouse, (626) 356-7529, pasadenaplayhouse.org
The Woman in Black,
adapt: Stephen Mallatratt from Susan Hill; dir: Robin Herford. Thru Nov 11.

PCPA Pacific Conservatory Theatre, Santa Maria, (805) 922-8313, pcpa.org
Peter Pan,
lyrics: Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Carolyn Leigh; music: Morris Charlap, Jule Styne. Thru Dec 23.

 The Road Theatre Company, North Hollywood, roadtheatre.org
The Rescued,
Julie Marie Myatt; dir: Marya Mazor. Thru Nov 11.

Sacred Fools Theater, Los Angeles, sacredfools.org     
Our American Hamlet, Jake Broder. Thru Nov 3.
The Value of Moscow, Amy Dellagiarino; dir: Carrie Keranen. Thru Dec 8.

San Diego Repertory Theatre, (619) 544-1000, sdrep.org
Actually,
Anna Ziegler; dir: Jesca Prudencio. Thru Nov 4.
A Doll’s House, Part 2, Lucas Hnath; dir: Sam Woodhouse. Nov 21-Dec 16.

Shotgun Players, Berkeley, (510) 841-6500, shotgunplayers.org
Women Laughing Alone With Salad,
Sheila Callaghan; dir: Susannah Martin. Thru Nov 18.
The Secretaries, Maureen Angelos, Babs Davy, Dominique Dibbell, Peg Healey, Lisa Kron; dir: Brady Brophy-Hilton. Nov 5-6.
Arcadia, Tom Stoppard; dir: Patrick Dooley. Nov 30-Jan 6, 2019.

 South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa, (714) 708-5555, scr.org
Kings,
Sarah Burgess; dir: Dámaso Rodriguez. Thru Nov 10.
Nate the Great, book and lyrics: John Maclay; book: Marjorie Sharmat; music and lyrics: Brett Ryback; dir: Kari Hayter. Nov 2-18.
A Christmas Carol, adapt: Jerry Patch from Dickens; dir: John-David Keller. Nov 24-Dec 24.

TheatreWorks, Palo Alto, (650) 463-1960, theatreworks.org
Tuck Everlasting,
book: Tim Federle, Claudia Shear; lyrics: Nathan Tysen; music: Chris Miller; dir: Robert Kelley. Nov 28-Dec 23.

 The Western Stage, Salinas, (831) 755-6816, westernstage.com
Legacy of Light,
Karen Zacarías; dir: Ellen Brooks; dir. asst. Sam Travino. Thru Nov 11.
The Drowsy Chaperone, book: Bob Martin Martin, Don McKellar; lyrics: Lisa Lambert, Greg Morrison; dir: Jon Selover; dir. asst. Sam Travino. Nov 10-Dec 8.

Reed Sigmund in “Dr. Suess’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” by Timothy Mason andMel Marvin, at Children’s Theatre Company in Minneapolis through Jan. 6. (Photo by Dan Norman)

Colorado

Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities, (720) 898-7200, arvadacenter.org
Educating Rita,
Willy Russell; dir: Lynne Collins. Thru Nov 11.
Elf the Musical, book: Bob Martin, Thomas Meehan; lyrics: Chad Beguelin; music: Matthew Sklar; dir: Gavin Mayer. Nov 20-Dec 23.

Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company, (303) 444-SEAT, betc.org
The Wolves,
Sarah DeLappe; dir: Rebecca Remaly. Thru Nov 18.
The SantaLand Diaries, David Sedaris; dir: Stephen Weitz. Nov 23-Dec 24. Co-production with Off-Center, CO

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College Theatre Company, (719) 634-5583, coloradocollege.edu/fac
Church & State,
Jason Odell Williams. Nov 2-25.

 Curious Theatre Company, Denver, (303) 623-0524, curioustheatre.org
The Humans,
Stephen Karam. Nov 1-Dec 22.

Denver Center Theatre Co, (303) 893-4100, denvercenter.org
A Christmas Carol,
adapt: Richard Hellesen; music: David de Berry; dir: Melissa Rain Anderson. Nov 21-Dec 24.

 Local Theater Company, Boulder, (303) 444-7328, localtheaterco.org
Paper Cut,
Andrew Rosendorf; dir: Pesha Rudnick. Thru Nov 11.

 OpenStage Theatre & Co, Fort Collins, (970) 221-6730, openstage.com
Frankenstein,
Nick Dear; dir: Peter Anthony. Thru Nov 24.

THEATREWORKS, Colorado Springs, (719) 255-3232, theatreworkscs.org
A Christmas Carol,
adapt: Murray Ross from Dickens. Nov 29-Dec 24.

Connecticut

Connecticut Repertory Theatre, Storrs, (860) 486-2113, crt.uconn.edu
Good Children,
Tracy Thorne; dir: Michael Bradford. Thru Nov 4.
A Civil War Christmas, Paula Vogel; music: Daryl Waters; dir: Elizabeth VanDyke. Nov 29-Dec 9.

Hartford Stage, (860) 527-5151, hartfordstage.org
Henry V,
Shakespeare; dir: Elizabeth Williamson. Thru Nov 11.
A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas, adapt: Michael Wilson; dir: Rachel Alderman. Nov 23-Dec 29.

Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, (203) 787-4282, longwharf.org
The Roommate,
Jen Silverman; dir: Mike Donahue. Thru Nov 4.
Paradise Blue, Dominique Morisseau; dir: Awoye Timpo. Nov 21-Dec 16.

Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, (203) 432-1234, yalerep.org
The Prisoner,
Peter Brook, Marie-Hélène Estienne (also dirs). Nov 2-15.

Delaware

 Delaware Theatre Company, Wilmington, (302) 594-1100, delawaretheatre.org
Fully Committed,
Becky Mode; dir: Kathryn MacMillan. Thru Nov 4.
A Sign of the Times, book: Richard J. Robin, Bruce Vilanch; dir: Gabriel Barre. Nov 28-Dec 23.

Resident Ensemble Players, Newark, (302) 831-2204, rep.udel.edu
Woman in Mind,
Alan Ayckbourn; dir: Jackson Gray. Nov 8-Dec 2.

“King John” by William Shakespeare, at Folger Theatre in D.C., through Dec. 2. Pictured: Brian Dykstra, Maboud Ebrahimzadeh, and Sasha Olinick. (Photo by Teresa Wood)

District of Columbia

Arena Stage, (202) 488-3300, arenastage.org
Anything Goes,
Timothy Crouse, John Weidman; book: Guy Bolton, Russel Crouse, Howard Lindsay, P.G. Wodehouse; music and lyrics: Cole Porter; dir: Molly Smith. Nov 2-Dec 23.
Indecent, Paula Vogel; dir: Eric Rosen. Nov 23-Dec 30. Co-production with Baltimore Center Stage, MD; and Kansas City Repertory, MO

Folger Theatre, (202) 544-7077, folger.edu/theatre
King John,
Shakespeare; music: Lindsay Jones; dir: Aaron Posner. Thru Dec 2.

GALA Hispanic Theatre, (202) 234-7174, galatheatre.org
XIV Fuego Flamenco Festival: Reditum, José  Barrios & Co. (Spain),
Nov 8-11.
XIV Fuego Flamenco Festival: La Sobremesa, Omayra Amaya Flamenco Dance Co., Nov 16-18.

Mosaic Theater Company of DC, mosaictheater.org
The Agitators, Mat Smart; dir: KenYatta Rogers. Thru Nov 25.

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, (202) 547-1122, shakespearetheatre.org
An Inspector Calls,
J.B. Priestley; dir: Stephen Daldry. Nov 20-Dec 23.

Studio Theatre, (202) 332-3300, studiotheatre.org
The Fall,
Ameera Conrad, Oarabile Ditsele, Kgomotso Khunoane, Zandile Madliewa, Tankiso Mamabolo, Thando Mangcu, Sizwesandile Mnisi, Sihle Mnqwazana, Cleo Raatus. Thru Nov 25.
Cry It Out, Molly Smith Metzler; dir: Joanie Schultz. Nov 14-Dec 16.

 Theater J, (202) 777-3210, theaterj.org
Actually,
Anna Ziegler; dir: Johanna Gruenhut. Thru Nov 18.

Florida

American Stage Theatre Company, St Petersburg, (727) 823-7529, americanstage.org
Between Riverside and Crazy,
Stephen Adly Guirguis; dir: Benjamin T. Ismail. Thru Nov 5.
Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, Lauren Gunderson, Margot Melcon; dir: Stephanie Gularte. Nov 18-Dec 30.

 Asolo Repertory Theatre, Sarasota, (941) 351-8000, asolo.org
The Music Man,
book, music, lyrics: Meredith Willson; dir: Jeff Calhoun. Nov 13-Dec 29.

 Florida Repertory Theatre, Fort Myers, (239) 332-4488, floridarep.org
Steel Magnolias,
Robert Harling; dir: Jason Parrish. Thru Nov 7.
Damascus, Bennett Fisher; dir: V Craig Heidenreich. Nov 6-Dec 9.
A Christmas Carol: The Tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, adapt: Mark Shanahan (also dir). Nov 27-Dec 19.

 Florida Studio Theatre, Sarasota, (941) 366-9000, floridastudiotheatre.org
Unchained Melodies,
Rebecca Hopkins, Richard Hopkins; book: Jim Prosser; dir: Catherine Randazzo. Thru Feb 3.
Peter Pan, adapt: Douglas Irvine; dir: Jason Cannon. Thru Nov 3.
A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, book and lyrics: Robert L. Freedman; music and lyrics: Steve Lutvak; dir: Jason Cannon. Nov 7-Dec 30.
Deck the Halls – Home for the Holidays, Sarah Durham, Caroline Kaiser (also dir). Nov 24-Dec 29.
Guitar Girls, Rebecca Hopkins, Richard Hopkins; book: Jim Prosser; dir: Catherine Randazzo. Nov 28-Mar 31.

 GableStage, Coral Gables, (305) 445-1119, gablestage.org
Kings,
Sarah Burgess. Thru Nov 11.
Actually, Anna Ziegler. Nov 24-Dec 23.

Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples, (866) 811-4111, gulfshoreplayhouse.org
An Iliad,
Denis O’Hare, Lisa Peterson; dir: Kristen Coury. Thru Nov 4.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, book: Larry Gelbart, Burt Shevelove; music and lyrics: Stephen Sondheim; dir: Darren Katz. Nov 17-Dec 30.

Jobsite Theater, Tampa, (813) 229-7827, jobsitetheater.org
Edgar & Emily,
Joseph McDonough; dir: David Jenkins. Thru Nov 4.

Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Jupiter, (561) 575-2223,
Steel Magnolias, Robert Harling; dir: Marcia Milgrom Dodge. Thru Nov 11.
Disney Beauty and the Beast, book: Linda Woolverton; lyrics: Howard Ashman, Tim Rice; music: Alan Menken; dir: John Tartaglia. Nov 27-Dec 16.

Miami New Drama | Colony Theatre
One Night in Miami…, Kemp Powers. Thru Nov 18.

Palm Beach Dramaworks, West Palm Beach, (561) 514-4042, palmbeachdramaworks.org
Indecent,
Paula Vogel; dir: J. Barry Lewis. Thru Nov 11.

Red Barn Theatre, Key West, (305) 296-9911, redbarntheatre.com
Under the Hunter’s Moon,
Bob Bowersox; dir: Patrick New. Nov 1-10.

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe, Sarasota, (941) 366-1505, westcoastblacktheatre.org
Raisin,
Lorraine Hansberry; book: Robert Nemiroff, Charlotte Zaltzberg; lyrics: Robert Brittan; dir: Jim Weaver. Thru Nov 11.
Marvin Gaye: Prince of Soul, Nate Jacobs (also dir). Nov 28-Jan 13, 2019.

Georgia

7 Stages, Atlanta, (404) 523-7647, 7stages.org
The Way at Midnight,
dir: Joanna Russo. Nov 1-4.

 Actor’s Express, Atlanta, (404) 607-7469, actors-express.com
Reykjavík,
Steve Yockey; dir: Melissa Foulger. Thru Nov 18.

Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, (404) 733-5000, alliancetheatre.org
Little Raindrop Songs,
Michael Haverty (also dir). Thru Nov 4.
Knead, Mary Lynn Owen; dir: David de Vries. Nov 13-Dec 9.

Aurora Theatre, Lawrenceville, (678) 226-6222, auroratheatre.com
Christmas Canteen 2018, Brandon O’Dell; dir: Ricardo Aponte, Anthony Rodriguez. Nov 15-Dec 23.
A Christmas Carol, adapt: Tony Brown (also dir). Nov 23-Dec 22.
This Wonderful Life, adapt: Steve Murray; dir: Justin Anderson. Nov 24-Dec 23.

Dad’s Garage, Atlanta, (404) 523-3141, dadsgarage.com
Invasion Christmas Carol,
adapt: Matthew Horgan. Nov 23-Dec 29.

Georgia Ensemble Theatre, Roswell, (770) 641-1260, get.org
I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti,
Jacques Lamarre. Thru Nov 11.

Horizon Theatre Co, Atlanta, (404) 584-7450, horizontheatre.com
Waffle Palace Christmas,
Larry Larson, Eddie Levi Lee; dir: Lisa Adler. Nov 16-Dec 30.

Out of Hand Theater, Atlanta, (404) 462-8836, outofhandtheater.com
Shaking the Wind,
Minka Wiltz. Thru Nov 17.

Serenbe Playhouse, Chattahoochee Hills, (770) 463-1110, serenbeplayhouse.com
The Sleepy Hollow Experience,
adapt: Brian Clowdus; dir: Ryan Oliveti. Thru Nov 4.
The Snow Queen, Rachel Teagle; dir: Ryan Oliveti. Nov 28-Dec 30.

Hawaii

Honolulu Theatre For Youth, (808) 839-9885, htyweb.org
Paniolo Stories and Songs from the Hawaiian Cowboy,
Moses Goods. Nov 2-17.

Kumu Kahua Theatre, Honolulu, (808) 536-4441, kumukahua.org
June is the First Fall,
Yilong Liu; dir: Harry Wong. Nov 8-Dec 9.

Idaho

Boise Contemporary Theater, (208) 331-9224, bctheater.org
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,
Simon Stephens; dir: Tracy Sunderland. Thru Nov 10.

“Small Mouth Sounds” by Bess Wohl, at A Red Orchid Theatre in Chicago through Dec. 9. (Photo by Mike Hari)

Illinois

 About Face Theatre, Chicago, aboutfacetheatre.com
This Bitter Earth,
Harrison David Rivers; dir: Mikael Burke. Nov 1-Dec 8.

Adventure Stage Chicago, (773) 342-4141, adventurestage.org
The Adventures of Robin Hood,
Oliver Emanuel; dir: Adrian Danzig. Thru Nov 24.

American Blues Theater, Chicago, (773) 327-5252, americanbluestheater.com
Flyin’ West,
Pearl Cleage; dir: Chuck Smith. Thru Nov 3.
It’s a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago!, adapt: Frank Capra; dir: Gwendolyn Whiteside. Nov 16-Jan 5, 2019.

Chicago Shakespeare Theater, (312) 595-5600, chicagoshakes.com
Nell Gwynn,
Jessica Swale; music: Nigel Hess; dir: Christopher Luscombe. Thru Nov 4.
Fight Night, Alexander Devriendt (also dir), Angelo Tijssens. Thru Nov 4.
Q Brothers Christmas Carol, adapt: Rick Boynton from Q Brothers Collective (GQ, JQ, Jax, Pos). Nov 20-Dec 30.

 Court Theatre, Chicago, (773) 753-4472, courttheatre.org
Manual Cinema’s Frankenstein,
adapt: Elizabeth Breit, Drew Dir. Nov 1-Dec 2.

 Emerald City Theatre, Chicago, emeraldcitytheatre.com
Ken Ludwig’s ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas,
Ken Ludwig; dir: Jacqueline Stone. Nov 3-Dec 30.

First Folio Theatre, Oak Brook, (630) 986-8067, firstfolio.org
The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe: A Love Story,
David Rice; dir: Skyler Schrempp. Thru Nov 4.

Goodman Theatre, Chicago, (312) 443-3800, goodmantheatre.org
Lady in Denmark,
Dael Orlandersmith; dir: Chay Yew. Thru Nov 18.
41st Annual Production of A Christmas Carol, adapt: Tom Creamer; dir: Henry Wishcamper. Nov 17-Dec 30.

 The House Theatre of Chicago, (773) 769-3832, thehousetheatre.com
The Magic Parlour,
Dennis Watkins. Thru Jul 28, 2019.
The Nutcracker, adapt: Tommy Rapely from Phillip Klapperich, Jake Minton (also lyrics); music and lyrics: Kevin O’Donnell; dir: Tommy Rapley. Nov 8-Dec 30.

 Jackalope Theatre Company, Chicago, jackalopetheatre.org
In the Canyon,
Calamity West; dir: Elly Green. Thru Nov 24.

Lookingglass Theatre Co, Chicago, (312) 337-0665, lookingglasstheatre.org
The Steadfast Tin Soldier A Christmas Pantomime,
adapt: Mary Zimmerman (also dir). Nov 7-Jan 13, 2019.

Northlight Theatre, Skokie, (847) 673-6300, northlight.org
Mansfield Park,
Kate Hamill; dir: Stuart Carden. Nov 8-Dec 16.

Oil Lamp Theater, Glenview, (847) 834-0738, oillamptheater.org/
The Front Page,
Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur; dir: Keith Gerth. Thru Nov 18.
It’s a Wonderful Life- A Live Radio Play, Joe Landry; dir: Keith Gerth. Nov 29-Dec 30.

 Raven Theatre Company, Chicago, (773) 338-2177, raventheatre.com
Crumbs From the Table of Joy,
Lynn Nottage; dir: Tyrone Phillips. Thru Nov 18.

A Red Orchid Theatre, Chicago, aredorchidtheatre.org
Small Mouth Sounds,
Bess Wohl; dir: Shade Murray. Thru Dec 9.

 Sideshow Theatre Company, Chicago, sideshowtheatre.org
HeLa,
J. Nicole Brooks; dir: Jonathan L. Green. Nov 18-Dec 23.

 Silk Road Rising, Chicago, silkroadrising.org
Christmas Mubarak, dir: Corey Pond. Nov 29-Dec 9.

 Steep Theatre Company, Chicago, (773) 649-3186, steeptheatre.com
Zurich,
Amelia Roper; dir: Brad DeFabo Akin. Thru Nov 10.

Steppenwolf Theatre Co, Chicago, (312) 335-1650, steppenwolf.org
Downstate,
Bruce Norris; dir: Pam MacKinnon. Thru Nov 4.
Familiar, Danai Gurira; dir: Danya Taymor. Nov 15-Jan 6, 2019.

 TimeLine Theatre Company, Chicago, (773) 281-8463, timelinetheatre.com
A Shayna Maidel,
Barbara Lebow; dir: Vanessa Stalling. Thru Nov 4.
Master Class, Terrence McNally; dir: Nick Bowling. Thru Dec 9.

 Victory Gardens Theater, Chicago, (773) 871-3000, VictoryGardens.org
Indecent,
Paula Vogel; dir: Gary Griffin. Thru Nov 4.
Rightlynd, Ike Holter; music: Charlie Coffeen; dir: Lisa Portes. Nov 9-Dec 23.

 Writers Theatre, Glencoe, (847) 242-6000, writerstheatre.org
Witch,
Jen Silverman; dir: Marti Lyons. Thru Dec 16.
Twelfth Night, or What You Will, Shakespeare; dir: Michael Halberstam. Nov 7-Dec 16.

“Mansfield Park” by Kate Hamill, at Northlight Theatre in Skokie, Ill., through Dec. 16. Pictured: Kayla Carter, Kate Hamill, heidi Kettenring, Gabriel Ruiz, Anu Bhatt, and Curtis Edward Jackson. (Photo by Michael Brosilow)

Indiana

 Cardinal Stage Company, Bloomington, (812) 336-9300, cardinalstage.org
The Christians,
Lucas Hnath. Thru Nov 4.

 Indiana Repertory Theatre, Indianapolis, (317) 635-5252, irtlive.com
Pipeline,
Dominique Morisseau; music: Justin Hicks; dir: Raelle Myrick-Hodges. Thru Nov 11.
A Christmas Carol, Tom Haas; dir: Benjamin Hanna. Nov 13-Dec 26.

Phoenix Theatre, Inc, Indianapolis, (317) 635-7529, phoenixtheatre.org
Cabaret Poe,
Ben Asaykwee (also dir). Thru Nov 4.
A Very Phoenix Xmas 13: Merry Superstitious, dir: Ben Asaykwee. Nov 23-Dec 23.

 Shakespeare at Notre Dame, Notre Dame, (574) 631-2273, shakespeare.nd.edu
On tour: AFTLS: Hamlet, Shakespeare. Thru Nov 18.

Kentucky

 Actors Theatre of Louisville, (502) 584-1205, actorstheatre.org
A Doll’s House, Part 2,
Lucas Hnath; dir: Pirronne Yousefzadeh. Thru Nov 4.
The Santaland Diaries, adapt: Joe Mantello from David Sedaris; dir: Meredith McDonough. Nov 15-Dec 23.
A Christmas Carol, adapt: Barbara Field; dir: Drew Fracher. Nov 20-Dec 23.

 Lexington Children’s Theatre, (859) 254-4546, lctonstage.org
The Snowy Day and other stories by Ezra Jack Keats,
Jerome Hairston; book, music, lyrics: Victor Zupanc; dir: Jeremy Kisling. Nov 4-11.

Commonwealth Theatre Center, Louisville, (502) 589-0084, commonwealththeatre.org
The 25th Annual Putnam Country Spelling Bee,
book: Rachel Sheinkin; music and lyrics: William Finn; dir: Mera Kathryn Corlett, Omicah House. Nov 8-17.
The Ugly Duckling, book, music, lyrics: Geraldine Ann Snyder; dir: Mera Kathryn Corlett. Nov 17.

Louisiana

The NOLA Project, New Orleans, (504) 302-9117, nolaproject.com
The Pillowman,
Martin McDonagh; dir: Mark Routhier. Thru Nov 4.

 Southern Rep Theatre, New Orleans, (504) 522-6545, southernrep.com
Mandatory Merriment,
book: Ian Hoch; dir: Leslie Castay. Nov 28-Dec 23.

Maine

Penobscot Theatre, Bangor, (207) 942-3333, penobscottheatre.org
Wait Until Dark,
adapt: Jeffrey Hatcher from Frederick Knott; dir: Tricia Hobbs. Thru Nov 4.

 Portland Stage Company, (207) 774-0465, portlandstage.org
Refuge *Malja*,
Bess Welden. Thru Nov 18.

The Public Theatre, Lewiston, (207) 782-3200, thepublictheatre.org
Makin’ Whoopee!,
Susan Poulin. Nov 9-11.

Maryland

Center Stage, Baltimore, (410) 332-0033, centerstage.org
King of the Yees,
Lauren Yee; dir: Desdemona Chiang. Thru Nov 18.
A Wonder in My Soul, Marcus Gardley; dir: Daniel Bryant. Nov 29-Dec 23.

Everyman Theatre, Baltimore, (410) 752-2208, everymantheatre.org
Sweat,
Lynn Nottage; dir: Vincent M. Lancisi. Thru Nov 25.

Imagination Stage, Bethesda, (301) 280-1660, imaginationstage.org
Cinderella,
Alyn Cardarelli; music: Steve Goers; dir: Kathyrn Chase Bryer. Nov 3-Jan 6, 2019.

Maryland Ensemble Theatre, Frederick, (301) 694-4744, marylandensemble.org
Let the Right One In,
John Ajvide indqvist; dir: Julie Herber. Oct 1-Nov 11.

 Olney Theatre Center for the Arts, Olney, (301) 924-3400, olneytheatre.org
Elf,
book: Bob Martin, Thomas Meehan; lyrics: Chad Beguelin; music: Matthew Sklar; dir: Michael Bobbitt. Nov 9-Jan 6, 2019.

Rep Stage, Columbia, (443) 518-1500, repstage.org
Things That Are Round,
Callie Kimball; dir: Lola Pierson. Nov 1-18.

 Round House Theatre, Bethesda, (240) 644-1100, roundhousetheatre.org
How I Learned to Drive,
Paula Vogel; dir: Amber Paige McGinnis. Thru Nov 4.
Gem of the Ocean, August Wilson; dir: Timothy Douglas. Nov 28-Dec 23.

Theatre Project, Baltimore, (410) 752-8558, theatreproject.org
Barococo,
Ensemble; dir: Mark Jaster, Sabrina Mandell. Thru Nov 11.

Massachusetts

American Repertory Theater, Cambridge, (617) 547-8300, americanrepertorytheater.org
Black Light,
Daniel Alexander Jones. Nov 7-11.
ExtraOrdinary: A Celebration of Music Theater at A.R.T., dir: Diane Paulus. Nov 16-30.

ArtsEmerson, Boston, (617) 824-8000, artsemerson.org
WET: A DACAmented Journey,
Alex Alpharaoh. Nov 8-25.

Huntington Theatre Company, Boston, (617) 266-0800, huntingtontheatre.org
Man in the Ring,
Michael Cristofer; dir: Michael Greif. Nov 16-Dec 16.

 Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Lowell, (978) 654-4678, mrt.org
Murder for Two,
book and lyrics: Kellen Blair; book and music: Joe Kinosian; dir: JC Clementz. Thru Nov 11.
Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, Lauren Gunderson, Margot Melcon; dir: Bridget Kathleen O’Leary. Nov 28-Dec 23.

 New Repertory Theatre, Watertown, (617) 923-8487, newrep.org
We Will Not Be Silent,
David Meyers; dir: Jim Petosa. Thru Nov 4.
1776, book: Peter Stone; lyrics: Sherman Edwards; dir: Kelli Edwards, Austin Pendleton. Nov 30-Dec 23.

SpeakEasy Stage Company, Boston, (617) 933-8600, speakeasystage.com
Fun Home,
book and lyrics: Lisa Kron; music: Jeanine Tesori; dir: Paul Daigneault. Thru Nov 17.

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket, (508) 228-4305, theatrenantucket.org
Miracle on 34th Street The Musical,
Valentine Davies, George Seaton; book, music, lyrics: Meredith Willson; dir: Justin Cerne. Nov 15-Dec 9.

“Romeo and Juliet” by William Shakespeare, at Thunder Bay Theatre in Alpena, Mich., through Nov. 11.

Michigan

 Detroit Repertory Theatre, (313) 868-1347, detroitreptheatre.com
Evidence of Things Unseen,
Katie Forgette. Nov 1-Dec 23.

 Flint Repertory Theatre, (810) 237-7333, flintrep.org
Assassins,
book: John Weidman; music and lyrics: Stephen Sondheim; dir: Michael Lluberes. Nov 9-18.

Meadow Brook Theatre, Rochester, (248) 377-3300, mbtheatre.com
A Christmas Carol,
adapt: Charles Nolte from Dickens; dir: Terry Carpenter. Nov 9-Dec 23.

 Thunder Bay Theatre, Inc., Alpena, thunderbaytheatre.com
Romeo and Juliet,
Shakespeare; dir: Jeffrey Mindock. Thru Nov 11.
Peter Pan, book: James M. Barrie; lyrics: Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Carolyn Leigh; music: Mark Charlap, Trude Rittman, Jule Styne; dir: Molly Stricker. Nov 23-Dec 9.

Williamston Theatre, (517) 655-7469, williamstontheatre.org
A Hunting Shack Christmas,
Jessica Lind Peterson; dir: Tony Caselli. Nov 15-Dec 23.

Minnesota

Children’s Theatre Company, Minneapolis, (612) 874-0400, childrenstheatre.org
I Come From Arizona,
Carlos Murillo; music: Victor Zupanc; dir: Lisa Portes. Thru Nov 25.
Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, book and lyrics: Timothy Mason; music: Mel Marvin; dir: Peter C. Brosius. Nov 6-Jan 6, 2019.

 Commonweal Theatre Company, Lanesboro, (800) 657-7025, commonwealtheatre.org
Dracula: Prince of Blood,
adapt: Scott Dixon. Thru Nov 11.
It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, Joe Landry. Nov 16-Dec 22.

 DalekoArts, New Prague, (952) 314-9072, dalekoarts.com
City Council Christmas,
Ben Thietje (also dir). Nov 30-Dec 30.

Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, (612) 377-2224, guthrietheater.org
Noises Off,
Michael Frayn. Thru Dec 16.
A Christmas Carol, adapt: Crispin Whittel; dir: Lauren Keating. Nov 13-Dec 29.

History Theatre, St Paul, (651) 292-4323, historytheatre.com
Teen Idol the Bobby Vee Story,
Bob Beverage; dir: Ron Peluso. Nov 17-Dec 16.

Interact Center for the Visual & Performing Arts, St Paul, interactcenter.org 
Hot Funky Butt Jazz, music: Aaron Gabriel. Nov 3-18.

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company, St Paul, (651) 647-4315, mnjewishtheatre.org
The Last Schwartz,
Deborah Zoe Laufer; dir: Warren C. Bowles. Thru Nov 11.

Mixed Blood Theatre Co, Minneapolis, (612) 338-6131, mixedblood.com
Gloria,
Branden Jacob-Jenkins; dir: Lavina Jadhwani. Nov 17-Dec 2.
Hooded or Being Black for Dummies, Tearrance Arvell Chisholm; dir: Thomas W. Jones II. Nov 17-Dec 2.
Hype Man, a break beat play, Idris Goodwin; dir: Shawn LaCount. Nov 17-Dec 2.

Penumbra Theatre Company, St Paul, (651) 224-3180, penumbratheatre.org
REEL Talk: The Language You Cry In,
Nov 12.
Black Nativity, Langston Hughes; dir: Lou Bellamy. Nov 29-Dec 23.

Theater Latte Da, Minneapolis, latteda.org
All is Calm: The Christmas Truce of 1914,
Peter Rothstein (also dir); music: Erick Lichte, Timothy C. Takach. Nov 9-Dec 30.

Mississippi

• New Stage Theatre, Jackson, (601) 948-3531, newstagetheatre.com
Diary of Anne Frank,
adapt: Wendy Kesselman from Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett. Thru Nov 4.

Missouri

The Coterie Theatre, Kansas City, (816) 474-6552, thecoterie.org
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical,
adapt: Robert Penola; music and lyrics: Johnny Marks; dir: William J. Christie. Nov 6-Dec 30.

Kansas City Repertory Theatre, (816) 235-2700, kcrep.org
Of Mice and Men,
John Steinbeck; dir: Jason Chanos. Thru Nov 11.
A Christmas Carol, adapt: Eric Rosen from Dickens; dir: Marissa Wolf. Nov 16-Dec 30.

Metro Theater Company, St Louis, metroplays.org
Frida Libre,
book and lyrics: Karen Zacarías; music: Deborah Lapuma; dir: Julia Flood. Thru Nov 1.

Metropolitan Ensemble Theare, Kansas City, (816) 569-3226, metkc.org
The Orphan’s Home Cycle,
Horton Foote; dir: Karen Paisley. Thru Nov 18.

Mesner Puppet Theater, Kansas City, mesnerpuppets.org
Animal Amigos! Stories from the Tree of Life,
Erika Baker, Mike Horner. Thru Nov 4.
The Nativity, Nov 30-Dec 2.

The Repertory Theatre of St Louis, (314) 968-4925, repstl.org
A Doll’s House, Part 2,
Lucas Hnath; dir: Timothy Near. Thru Nov 4.
The Tortoise and the Hare, book: Sarah Brandt; music and lyrics: Neal Richardson; dir: Laurie McConnell. Thru Apr 6.
Admissions, Joshua Harmon; dir: Steven Woolf. Thru Nov 11.
The Christmas Skates, book: Sarah Brandt; music and lyrics: Nathanael McClure; dir: Alan Knoll. Nov 12-Dec 23.
A Christmas Story, Philip Grecian; dir: Seth Gordon. Nov 28-Dec 23.

Shakespeare Festival St Louis, sfstl.com
Into the Breeches,
George Brant; dir: Nancy Bell. Thru Nov 18.
The Thousand Natural Shocks, Michael Saenz; dir: Kern McFadden. Nov 7-14.
A Most Outrageous Fit of Madness, Nancy Bell; dir: Gary Wayne Barker. Nov 10-24.

Unicorn Theatre, Kansas City, (816) 531-7529, unicorntheatre.org
Sweat,
Lynn Nottage. Thru Nov 11.
The Wolves, Sarah Delappe. Nov 28-Dec 30. Co-production with UMKC Theatre, MO

Nebraska

The BLUEBARN Theatre, Omaha, (402) 345-1576, bluebarn.org
An Act of God,
David Javerbaum. Nov 23-Dec 16.

• Nebraska Repertory Theatre, Lincoln, (402) 472-4747, nebraskarep.org
Mother Courage,
Bertolt Brecht; music: Scott Lamps; dir: Andy Park. Nov 7-18.

Omaha Theater Company, (402) 345-4849, rosetheater.org
The Little Engine That Could,
adapt: Matthew Gutschick. Thru Nov 4.
R. L. Stine’s Goosebumps: The Musical – The Phantom of the Auditorium, adapt: John Maclay; music and lyrics: Danny Abosch. Thru Nov 11.
Elf the Musical, book: Bob Martin, Thomas Meehan; lyrics: Chad Beguelin; music: Matthew Sklar. Nov 30-Dec 23.

New Jersey

• Cape May Stage, (609) 770-8311, capemaystage.org
The Shuck,
Shawn Fisher; dir: Roy Steinberg. Thru Nov 9.
An Actor’s Carol, Charles Evered; dir: Roy Steinberg. Nov 14-Dec 30.

Centenary Stage Company, Hackettstown, (908) 979-0900, centenarystageco.org
Apples In Winter,
Jennifer Fawcett. Nov 9-18.
Gates-Ferry King Lear, Shakespeare. Nov 14.
Annie the Musical, Thomas Meehan; lyrics: Martin Charnin; music: Charles Strouse. Nov 23-Dec 9.

New Jersey Repertory Company, Long Branch, (732) 229-3166, njrep.org
Wolf at the Door,
Marisela Orta. Thru Nov 18.

Two River Theater, Red Bank, (732) 345-1400, tworivertheater.org
King Hedley II,
August Wilson; dir: Brandon J. Dirden. Nov 10-Dec 16.

New York

The 52nd Street Project, NYC, 52project.org
Playmaking Fall 2018,
Nov 30-Dec 2.

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

The Barrow Group, NYC, (212) 760-2615, barrowgroup.org
The Tricky Part,
Martin Moran; dir: Seth Barrish. Nov 29-Dec 16.

Geva Theatre Center, Rochester, (585) 232-4382, gevatheatre.org
Thurgood,
George Stevens, Jr.; dir: Lou Bellamy. Thru Nov 18.
A Christmas Carol, adapt: Mark Cuddy (also dir); music and lyrics: Gregg Coffin; dir: Mark Cuddy. Nov 29-Dec 29.

The Harold Clurman Laboratory Theater Company, NYC, (212) 689-0087, stellaadler.com/cultural-center/harold-clurman-laboratory-theater-company/
The Whale,
Samuel D. Hunter; dir: Mike Grenham. Nov 9-20.

Irish Classical Theatre Co, Buffalo, (716) 853-4282, irishclassicaltheatre.com
Sive,
John B. Keane; dir: Vincent O’Neill. Nov 2-25.

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.
Hamlet: Up Close, adapt: Jim Niesen (also dir) from Shakespeare. Nov 13-17.

Kitchen Theatre Company, Ithaca, (607) 272-0403, kitchentheatre.org
The Piano Teacher,
Julia Cho; dir: Diego Arciniegas. Thru Nov 4.
Grounded, George Brant; dir: M. Bevin O’Gara. Nov 25-Dec 9.

• La MaMa E.T.C., NYC, (212) 352-3101, lamama.org
Wunderkammer- cabinet of curiosities,
Nov 1-3.
Tian Wen: Heavenly Questions for Modern Times, Hua Hua Zang. Nov 3-5.
La MaMa Puppet Slam, Nov 5.
Everything Starts with a Dot, adapt: Nekaa Lab, Sachiyo Takahashi from Wassily Kandinsky. Nov 8-10.
Blind, Nancy Black (also dir), Duda Paiva. Nov 8-11.
Don Quixote Takes New York, adapt: Beatriz Caballero, Ivan Cardozo; dir: Denise Greber, Federico Restrepo. Nov 10-11.
Food for the Gods, Nehprii Amenii (also dir). Nov 15-18.
Exodus, dir: Patrick Masset. Nov 15-18.
Chicken Soup Chicken Soup, adapt: Lindsay Z Briggs, Chad Williams (also dirs). Nov 17-18.
Chasing the New White Whale, Mike Gorman; dir: Arthur Adair. Nov 22-Dec 9.
Zombie Asian Moms, Kate Eigg. Nov 29-Dec 9.

• LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, Long Island City, (718) 482-5151, LPAC.nyc
Contemporary Greek Theater Festival,
Nov 5-Dec 1.

Lincoln Center Theater, NYC, lct.org
Plot Points in our Sexual Development,
Miranda Rose Hall; dir: Margot Bordelon. Thru Nov 18.
The Hard Problem, Tom Stoppard; dir: Jack O’Brien. Thru Jan 6, 2019.

Manhattan Theatre Club, NYC, (212) 239-6200, ManhattanTheatreClub.com
The Nap,
Richard Bean; dir: Daniel Sullivan. Thru Nov 11.
India Pale Ale, Jaclyn Backhaus; dir: Will Davis. Thru Nov 18.
The Niceties, Eleanor Burgess; dir: Kimberly Senior. Thru Nov 18.

Ma-Yi Theater Company, NYC, ma-yitheatre.org
Sesar,
Orlando Pabotoy; dir: Richard Feldman. Nov 1-18.

• Metropolitan Playhouse, NYC, (212) 995-8410, metropolitanplayhouse.org
Camelot,
book and lyrics: Alan Jay Lerner; music: Frederick Lowe; dir: Alex Roe. Nov 9-Dec 9.

MusicalFare Theatre, Amherst, musicalfare.com
The Three Musketeers,
adapt: Linda Alper, Douglas Langworthy, Penny Metropulos from Alexandre Dumas; dir: Chris Kelly. Nov 1-18.
Christmas Over the Tavern, book, music, lyrics: Tom Dudzick; dir: Randall Kramer. Nov 14-Dec 16.

The New Group, NYC, (212) 279-4200, thenewgroup.org
Clueless, The Musical,
Amy Heckerling; dir: Kristin Hanggi. Nov 20-Dec 31.

New York Theatre Workshop, NYC, (212) 460-5475, nytw.org
Slave Play,
Jeremy O. Harris; dir: Robert O’Hara. Nov 19-Dec 30.

• The Open Eye Theater, Margaretville, (845) 586-2727, theopeneyetheater.org
“The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane”,
adapt: Dwayne Hartfod; dir: Amie Brockway. Thru Nov 4.

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre, NYC, panasianrep.org
The Emperor’s Nightingale,
Damon Chua; dir: Chongren Fan. Nov 27-Dec 16.

Playwrights Horizons, NYC, (212) 279-4200, phnyc.org
The Thanksgiving Play,
Larissa FastHorse; dir: Moritz von Stuelpnagel. Thru Nov 25.
Noura, Heather Raffo; dir: Joanna Settle. Nov 27-Dec 30.

The Public Theater, NYC, (212) 967-7555, publictheater.org
Girl From the North Country,
Conor McPherson; music and lyrics: Bob Dylan; dir: Conor McPherson. Thru Nov 18.
Mother of the Maid, Jane Anderson; dir: Matthew Penn. Thru Dec 2.
Eve’s Song, Patricia Ione Lloyd; dir: Jo Bonney. Thru Dec 2.
Fall Mobile Unit: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare; dir: Jenny Koons. Thru Nov 18.
Wild Goose Dreams, Hansol Jung; dir: Leigh Silverman. Thru Dec 9.

Road Less Traveled Productions, Buffalo, (716) 629-3069, roadlesstraveledproductions.org
Speed-the-Plow,
David Mamet; dir: Scott Behrend. Thru Nov 18.

Syracuse Stage, (315) 443-3275, syracusestage.org
Possessing Harriet,
Kyle Bass; dir: Tazewell Thompson. Thru Nov 4.
Elf the Musical, book: Bob Martin, Thomas Meehan; lyrics: Chad Beguelin; music: Matthew Sklar; dir: Donna Drake. Nov 23-Jan 6, 2019. Co-production with Syracuse University Department of Drama, NY

Theater Breaking Through Barriers, NYC, (212) 279-4200, tbtb.org
Heads and Tales:  Theater Breaking Through Barriers 1st One-Act Play Festival,
Thru Nov 3.

Theatre for a New Audience, NYC, (212) 229-2819, TFANA.org
The Prisoner,
Peter Brook, Marie-Hélène Estienne (also dirs). Nov 24-Dec 16. Co-production with Yale Repertory Theatre, CT; Theatre for a New Audience, NY

• The Vineyard Theatre, NYC, (212) 353-0303, vineyardtheatre.org
Good Grief,
Ngozi Anyanwu; dir: Awoye Timpo. Thru Nov 18.

North Carolina

• Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte, Charlotte, (704) 342-2251, atcharlotte.org
The Curious Incident of The Dog in the Night-Time,
adapt: Simon Stephens from Mark Haddon, Simon Stephens; dir: Chip Decker. Thru Nov 3.

Burning Coal Theatre Co, Raleigh, (919) 834-4001, burningcoal.org
The Weir,
Conor McPherson; dir: Jerome Davis. Nov 29-Dec 16.

• Cape Fear Regional Theatre, Fayetteville, (910) 323-4233, cfrt.org
Peter and the Starcatcher,
Wayne Barker, Rick Elice; dir: Michelle Tattenbaum. Thru Nov 11.

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, Charlotte, (704) 973-2828, ctcharlotte.org
Last Stop on Market Street,
Nov 2-18.
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: The Musical, Nov 23-Dec 23.

PlayMakers Repertory Company, Chapel Hill, (919) 962-7529, playmakersrep.org
She Loves Me,
Joe Masteroff; lyrics: Sheldon Harnick; music: Jerry Bock; dir: Kirsten Sanderson. Nov 14-Dec 2.

• Triad Stage, Greensboro, (336) 272-0160, triadstage.org
A Midsummer Night’s Dream,
adapt: Preston Lane (also dir) from Shakespeare. Thru Nov 18.
A Christmas Carol, adapt: Preston Lane from Dickens; dir: Sarah Hankins. Nov 30-Dec 23.

“Miss Bennet Christmas at Pemberley,” by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon, at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park through Nov. 10. Pictured: Ayana Workman, Maribel Martinez, Marina Shay, and Mia Hutchinson-Shaw.

Ohio

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, (513) 421-3888, cincyplay.com
Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley,
Lauren Gunderson, Margot Melcon; dir: Eleanor Holdridge. Thru Nov 10.
Cincinnati King, KJ Sanchez; dir: KJ Sanchez. Nov 3-Dec 23.
A Christmas Carol, adapt: Howard Dallin; dir: Michael Evan Haney. Nov 21-Dec 29.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, (513) 381-2273, cincyshakes.com
On tour: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare; dir: Caitlin McWethy. Thru May 26, 2019.
On tour: Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare; dir: Jeremy Dubin. Thru May 26, 2019.
On tour: Julius Caesar, Shakespeare; dir: Sara Clark. Thru May 26, 2019.
On tour: Macbeth, Shakespeare; dir: Darnell Pierre Benjamin. Thru May 26, 2019.
1984, Robert Icke, Duncan Macmillan  dir: Brian Isaac Phillips. Thru Nov 3.
Twelfth Night, Shakespeare; dir: Austin Tichenor. Nov 14-Dec 8.

Cleveland Play House, (216) 241-6000, clevelandplayhouse.com 
Sweat, Lynn Nottage; dir: Laura Kepley. Thru Nov 4.
A Christmas Story, adapt: Leigh Brown, Bob Clark, Jean Shepherd from Philip Grecian; dir: John McCluggage. Nov 23-Dec 23.

• Cleveland Public Theatre, (216) 631-2727, cptonline.org
Everything Is Okay (and other helpful lies),
book, music, lyrics: Melissa Crum, Caitlin Lewins; dir: Matthew Wright. Thru Nov 10.
Día de Muertos, Nov 3. Co-production with Cleveland Public Theatre/Teatro Publico de Cleveland & Día de Muertos Ohio, OH.
Y-Haven Theatre Project, Y-Haven, a branc; dir: Adam Seeholzer. Nov 8-11.
Conni’s Avant Garde Restaurant: A Snowball’s Chance, Ensemble; dir: Cynthia Croot. Nov 29-Dec 22.

Dobama Theatre, Cleveland Heights, (216) 932-3396, dobama.org
John,
Annie Baker; dir: Nathan Motta. Thru Nov 11.
Ella Enchanted, Karen Zacarías; music: Deborah La Puma; dir: Nathan Motta. Nov 30-Dec 30.

• Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati, (513) 421-3555, ensemblecincinnati.org
Alice in Wonderland,
book: Joseph McDonough; music and lyrics: David Kisor. Nov 28-Dec 30.

Know Theatre of Cincinnati, (513) 300-5669, knowtheatre.com
The Man-Beast,
Joseph Zettelmaier; dir: Brant Russell. Thru Nov 10.
Susan Swayne and the Bewildered Bride, Reina Hardy; dir: Tamara Winters. Nov 24-Dec 16.

Oklahoma

CityRep, Oklahoma City, (405) 848-3761, cityrep.com
Beyond Glory,
adapt: Stephen Lang. Nov 11-12.

Ontario

Shaw Festival, Niagara-on-the-Lake, (180) 051-1742, shawfest.com
A Christmas Carol,
adapt: Tim Carroll (also dir) from Dickens. Nov 14-Dec 23.

Oregon

• Artists Repertory Theatre, Portland, (503) 241-1278, artistsrep.org
Small Mouth Sounds,
Bess Wohl; dir: Shawn Lee. Thru Nov 4.
Everybody, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins; dir: Dámaso Rodríguez, Jessica Wallenfels. Nov 25-Dec 23.

Bag&Baggage Productions, Hillsboro, (503) 345-9590, bagnbaggage.org
Bell, Book, and Candle,
John VanDruten; dir: Scott Palmer. Nov 29-Dec 23.

Broadway Rose Theatre Company, Tigard, (503) 620-5262, broadwayrose.org
A 1940’s Radio Christmas Carol,
Nov 21-Dec 23.

CoHo Productions, Portland, (503) 220-2646, cohoproductions.org
The Taming,
Lauren Gunderson; dir: Mariel Sierra. Thru Nov 17.

Oregon Contemporary Theatre, Eugene, (541) 465-1506, octheatre.org
At Home at The Zoo,
Edward Albee; dir: Craig Willis. Thru Nov 11.
Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, Lauren Gunderson, Margot Melcon; dir: Elizabeth Helman. Nov 28-Dec 16.

Milagro, Portland, (503) 236-7253, milagro.org
Alebrijes: Dia de Muertos,
Martin Milagro; dir: Georgina Escobar. Thru Nov 11.

Oregon Children’s Theatre, Portland, (503) 228-9571, octc.org
Ella Enchanted,
adapt: Karen Zacarías; book: Gail Carson Levine; music: Deborah Wicks la Puma; dir: Jessica Wallenfels. Thru Nov 18.
Shiver, book, music, lyrics: Matthew B. Zrebski. Thru Nov 11.

• Portland Center Stage, (503) 445-3700, pcs.org
A Life,
Adam Bock; dir: Rose Riordan. Thru Nov 11.
“A Christmas Memory” paired with “Winter Song”, Truman Capote, Merideth Kaye Clark, Brandon Woolley (also dir). Nov 24-Dec 30.
The Second City’s A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens, Peter Gwin, Bobby Mort; dir: Ron West. Nov 27-Dec 23.

Profile Theatre, (503) 242-0080, profiletheatre.org
In the Wake,
Lisa Kron. Nov 28-Dec 16.

• Shaking the Tree Theatre, Portland, (503) 235-0635, shaking-the-tree.com
_____ the wolf,
Devised; music: Briana Ratterman Trevithick; dir: Samantha Van Der Merwe. Thru Nov 3.

Third Rail Repertory Theatre, Portland, (503) 235-1101, thirdrailrep.org
John,
Annie Baker; dir: Rebecca Lingafelter. Nov 30-Dec 22.

Pennsylvania

1812 Productions, Philadelphia, (215) 592-9560, 1812productions.org
This Is the Week That Is,
dir: Jennifer Childs. Nov 12-Jan 6, 2019.

Act II Playhouse, Ambler, (215) 654-0200, act2.org
Collected Stories,
Donald Margulies; dir: Jessica Bedford. Thru Nov 18.

Arden Theatre Co, Philadelphia, (215) 922-1122, ardentheatre.org
A Doll’s House, Part 2,
Lucas Hnath; dir: Tracy Brigden. Thru Dec 9.
Every Brilliant Thing, Jonny Donahoe, Duncan Macmillan; dir: Terrence J. Nolen. Nov 8-Dec 16.
Charlotte’s Web, Joseph Robinette; dir: Whit MacLaughlin. Nov 28-Jan 27, 2019.

Azuka Theatre, Philadelphia, (215) 563-1100, azukatheatre.org
warplay, J.C. Lee; dir: Kevin Glaccum. Thru Nov 18.

• Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble, (570) 784-8181, bte.org
The Wizard of Oz,
dir: Richard Cannaday. Nov 23-Dec 29.

• Bristol Riverside Theatre, (215) 785-0100, brtstage.org
The Rivals,
book and lyrics: Peter Kellogg; music: Stephen Weiner. Thru Nov 18.

City Theatre Company, Pittsburgh, (412) 431-2489, citytheatrecompany.org
Pipeline,
Dominique Morisseau; dir: Reginald L. Douglas. Thru Nov 18.

• EgoPo Classic Theater, Philadelphia, (267) 273-1414, egopo.org
A Human Being Died That Night,
adapt: Nicholas Wright from Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela; dir: Steven Wright. Thru Nov 11.

Gamut Theatre Group, Harrisburg, (717) 238-4111, gamuttheatre.org
Pericles, Prince of Tyre,
Shakespeare; dir: Thomas Weaver. Nov 3-25.
The Steadfast Tin Soldier, adapt: J. Clark Nicholson. Nov 28-Dec 15.

InterAct Theatre Company, Philadelphia, (215) 568-8079, interacttheatre.org
Salt Pepper Ketchup,
Josh Wilder; dir: Jarrell L. Henderson. Thru Nov 18.

Lantern Theater Company, Philadelphia, (215) 829-0395, lanterntheater.org
The Heir Apparent,
adapt: David Ives from Jean-François Regnard; dir: M. Craig Getting. Nov 8-Dec 16.

Montgomery Theater, Souderton, (215) 723-9984, montgomerytheater.org
The Andrews Sisters’ Christmas of Swing,
Bob Beverage, Ron Peluso; dir: Stephen Casey. Nov 15-Dec 9.

• Off The Wall Productions, Carnegie, (724) 973-3576, insideoffthewall.com
A Christmas Carol In Prose,
adapt: Mark Coffin, Heidi Mueller Smith (also dir) from Dickens. Nov 30-Dec 15.

• People’s Light, Malvern, (610) 644-3500, peopleslight.org
Cinderella: A Musical Panto,
Kathryn Petersen; music and lyrics: Michael Ogborn; dir: David Bradley. Nov 14-Jan 6, 2019.

• Pittsburgh Public Theater, (412) 316-1600, ppt.org
Sweat,
Lynn Nottage; dir: Justin Emeka. Nov 8-Dec 9.

Prime Stage Theatre, Pittsburgh, (412) 208-8868, primestage.com
Of Mice and Men,
John Steinbeck; dir: Scott P Calhoon. Nov 2-11.

Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia, (215) 987-4450, qtgrep.org
Oliver!,
book, lyrics, music: Lionel Bart; dir: Alexander Burns. Nov 14-Dec 23.

Theatre Horizon, Norristown, (610) 283-2230, theatrehorizon.org
The Color Purple,
book: Marsha Norman; lyrics: Stephen Bray, Brenda Russel, Allee Willis. Nov 8-Dec 9.

The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, (215) 546-7824, wilmatheater.org
Mr. Burns, a post-electric play,
Anne Washburn; dir: Yury Urnov. Thru Nov 11.

Rhode Island

Gamm Theatre, Warwick, (401) 723-4266, gammtheatre.org
The Night of the Iguana,
Tennessee Williams; dir: Fred Sullivan, Jr. Thru Nov 4.
Gloria, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins; dir: Rachel Walshe. Nov 21-Dec 16.

• Trinity Repertory Co, Providence, (401) 351-4242, trinityrep.com
Pride & Prejudice,
Kate Hamill. Thru Nov 4.
A Christmas Carol, Dickens; music: Richard Cumming; dir: Mark Valdez. Nov 8-Dec 30.

The Wilbury Theatre Group, Providence, (401) 400-7100, thewilburygroup.org
Hype Man: a break-beat play,
Idris Goodwin; dir: Josh Short. Nov 1-18.

South Carolina

Centre Stage, Greenville, (864) 233-6733, centrestage.org
One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest,
Dale Wasserman. Nov 1-17.
World Builders, Johnna Adams. Nov 6-14.

Charleston Stage, (843) 577-7183, charlestonstage.com
Of Mice and Men,
John Steinbeck; dir: Marybeth Clark. Thru Nov 4.
A Christmas Carol, adapt: Julian Wiles (also dir). Nov 28-Dec 19.

• PURE Theatre, Charleston, (843) 723-4444, puretheatre.org
A Doll’s House, Part 2,
Lucas Hnath. Nov 2-24.

Trustus Theatre, Columbia, (803) 254-9732, trustus.org
SILENCE! The Musical,
book: Hunter Bell; music and lyrics: Al Kaplan, Jon Kaplan; dir: Jonathan Monk. Thru Nov 3.
Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol, Tom Mula; dir: Patrick Michael Kelly. Nov 30-Dec 22.

The Village Repertory Co, Charleston, villagerep.com
Night of the Living Dead LIVE,
Christopher Bond; dir: Robbie Thomas. Thru Nov 10.
Vanity Fair, adapt: Kate Hamill; dir: Robbie Thomas. Thru Dec 22.

Tennessee

Clarence Brown Theatre Co, Knoxville, (865) 974-5161, clarencebrowntheatre.org
The Santaland Diaries, adapt: Joe Mantello; book: David Sedaris; dir: Calvin MacLean. Nov 14-Dec 2.
A Christmas Carol, adapt: Joseph Hanreddy, Edward Morgan; book: Dickens; dir: Kathleen Conlin. Nov 29-Dec 22.

Nashville Repertory Theatre, (615) 782-4040, nashvillerep.org
A Doll’s House, Part 2,
Lucas Hnath; dir: Rene Copeland. Thru Nov 3.
A Christmas Story, adapt: Phillip Grecian; dir: Rene Copland. Nov 23-Dec 22.

Tennessee Women’s Theater Project, Nashville, (615) 681-7220, twtp.org
The Twelve Dates of Christmas,
Ginna Hoben; dir: Maryanna Clarke. Nov 30-Dec 11.

Texas

A. D. Players, Houston, adplayers.org
It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play,
Joe Landry; dir: Kevin Dean. Nov 30-Dec 23.

Alley Theatre, Houston, (713) 220-5700, alleytheatre.org
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas,
adapt: Michael Wilson from Dickens; dir: James Black. Nov 16-Dec 30.

• Austin Playhouse, austinplayhouse.com
The Mystery of Edwin Drood,
Rupert Holmes; dir: Don Toner. Nov 16-Dec 16.

Cara Mía Theatre Co, Dallas, (214) 516-0706, caramiatheatre.org
WET: A DACAmented Journey,
Alex Alpharoah; dir: Jamie Castañeda. Thru Nov 25.
Tina’s Journey, Berta Hiriart; dir: Alicia Martínez Álvarez. Nov 15-Dec 2.

The Catastrophic Theatre, Houston, (713) 521-4533, catastrophictheatre.com
First Suburb,
Chana Porter. Nov 16-Dec 9.

• Dallas Children’s Theater, (214) 740-0051, dct.org
Magic Tree House: A Ghost Tale for Mr. Dickens,
Mary Pope Osborne; book: Jenny Laird, Will Osborne (also lyrics); music and lyrics: Randy Courts. Nov 16-Dec 23.

Dallas Theater Center, (214) 252-3927, dallastheatercenter.org
A Christmas Carol,
adapt: Kevin Moriarty from Dickens; dir: Tiffany Nichole Greene. Nov 21-Dec 30.

• The Ensemble Theatre Houston, (713) 807-4300, EnsembleHouston.org
Christmas is Comin Uptown,
Phillip Rose, Peter Udell; dir: Patdro Harris. Nov 10-Dec 29.

Main Street Theater, Houston, (713) 524-6706, mainstreettheater.com
Mr. Popper’s Penguins,
book and lyrics: Jody Davidson; music: Brett Schrier; dir: Jimmy Phillips. Nov 11-Dec 21.
Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, Lauren Gunderson, Margot Melcon; dir: Claire Hart-Palumbo. Nov 23-Dec 23.

• Mary Moody Northen Theatre, Austin, (512) 448-8484, stedwards.edu/theatre
Spring Awakening,
book and lyrics: Steven Sater; music: Duncan Sheik. Apr 4-14.
Men on Boats, Jacklyn Backhaus; dir: Shawn Sides. Nov 8-18.

• Mildred’s Umbrella Theater Company, Houston, (832) 463-0409, mildredsumbrella.com
Diana of Dobson’s,
Cicely Hamilton; dir: Elizabeth A.M. Keel. Nov 5 . Co-production with Classical Theatre Company, NY

• Stage West Theatre, Fort Worth, (817) 784-9378, stagewest.org
A Doll’s House Part 2,
Lucas Hnath; dir: Clare Shaffer. Thru Nov 25.

Stages Repertory Theatre, Houston, (713) 527-0123, stagestheatre.com
The Ultimate Christmas Show (abridged),
Reed Martin, Austin Tichenor. Nov 7-Dec 23.
Panto Star Force, Elizabeth A.M. Keel, Ryan Schabach. Nov 21-Dec 30.

4th Wall Theatre Co, Houston, 4thwalltheatreco.com
Pride and Prejudice,
adapt: Kate Hamill; dir: Jason O’Connell. Nov 29-Dec 22.

Theatre Three, Dallas, (214) 871-3300, theatre3dallas.com
The Moors,
Jen Silverman; dir: Garret Storms. Thru Nov 18.

Undermain Theatre, Dallas, (214) 747-5515, undermain.org
The Lady From the Sea,
Henrik Ibsen; dir: Blake Hackler. Nov 8-Dec 2.

The VORTEX, Austin, (512) 478-5282, vortexrep.org
Great Expectations,
adapt: Barbara Field; dir: Karen Jambon. Nov 16-Dec 8.

WaterTower Theatre, Addison, watertowertheatre.org
A Doll’s House,
adapt: Joanie Schultz (also dir) from Henrik Ibsen. Thru Nov 4.
The Great Distance Home, Kelsey Leigh Ervi (also dir). Nov 23-Dec 16.

ZACH Theatre, Austin, (512) 476-0541, zachtheatre.org
Tortoise and Hare,
book: Damon Brown; book, music, lyrics: Allen Robertson; dir: Nat Miller. Thru Jan 27, 2019.
A Christmas Carol, adapt: Dave Steakley; dir: Abe Reybold. Nov 21-Dec 30.
Holiday Heroes, Allen Robertson, Jerome Schoolar, Shaun Wainwright Branigan. Nov 29-Dec 13.

Utah

Salt Lake Acting Company, Salt Lake City, (801) 363-7522, saltlakeactingcompany.org
The Wolves,
Sarah DeLappe; dir: Alexandra Harbold. Thru Nov 11.
Pinkalicious the Musical, lyrics: Elizabeth Kann, Victoria Kann; music and lyrics: John Gregor. Nov 30-Dec 30.

Vermont

Northern Stage, White River Junction, (802) 296-7000, northernstage.org
Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical,
book: Dennis Kelly; music and lyrics: Tim Minchin. Nov 14-Jan 1, 2019.

Virgin Islands

Pistarckle Theater, St. Thomas, pistarckletheater.com
Aresenic and Old Lace,
dir: Francis Bartolucci. Nov 15-Dec 1.

Virginia

• 1st Stage, Tysons, 1ststagetysons.org
A Civil War Christmas,
Paula Vogel; dir: Deidra LaWan Starnes. Nov 29-Dec 23.

American Shakespeare Center, (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, cadencetheatre.org
Between Riverside and Crazy,
Stephen Adly Guirgis; dir: Rusty Wilson. Thru Nov 4. Co-production with Virginia Repertory Theatre, VA

Firehouse Theatre, Richmond, (804) 355-2001, firehousetheatre.org
Songs From Bedlam,
Douglas Jones; dir: Todd LaBelle. Thru Nov 4.
Wrong Chopped, Dixon Cashwell, Levi Meerovich; dir: Connor Scully. Nov 9-17.
YES Dance Festival, Nov 30-Dec 1.

Kennedy Center – Theater for Young Audiences, Arlington, (202) 467-4600, kennedy-center.org
How to Catch a Star- Performance for Young Audiences,
Jared Mezzocchi. Nov 21-Dec 16.

• Virginia Repertory Theatre, Richmond, virginiarep.org
Between Riverside and Crazy,
Stephen Adly Guirgis. Thru Nov 4. Co-production with Cadence Theatre, VA.
Sister Act, book: Douglas Carter Beane, Bill Steinkellner, Cheri Steinkellner; lyrics: Glenn Slater; music: Alan Menken. Nov 16-Jan 6, 2019.
The Game’s Afoot: Holmes for the Holidays, Ken Ludwig. Nov 30-Dec 30.

Virginia Stage Company, Norfolk, (757) 627-1234, vastage.org
Our Town,
Thornton Wilder. Thru Nov 4.
A Christmas Carol, adapt: Patrick Mullins (also dir). Nov 20-Dec 23.

• WSC Avant Bard, Arlington, (703) 418-4808, avantbard.org
Illyria (Or What You Will),
adapt: Mitchell Hébert (also dir), Jonelle Walker from Shakespeare. Thru Nov 18

Washington

The 5th Avenue Theatre, Seattle, (206) 625-1900, 5thavenue.org
Come From Away,
book, music, lyrics: David Hein, Irene Sankoff; dir: Christopher Ashley. Thru Nov 4.
Annie, book: Thomas Meehan; lyrics: Martin Charnin; music: Charles Strouse; dir: Billie Wildrick. Nov 23-Dec 30.

• ACT – A Contemporary Theatre, Seattle, (206) 292-7676, acttheatre.org
Oslo,
J.T. Rogers; dir: John Langs. Thru Nov 11.
A Christmas Carol, Dickens, Gregory Falls;  dir: Kurt Beattie. Nov 23-Dec 28.

ARTSWEST, Seattle, (206) 938-0339, artswest.org
Jane Eyre,
book and lyrics: John Caird, Paul Gordon (also music). Nov 15-Dec 23.

• Harlequin Productions, Olympia, (360) 786-0151, harlequinproductions.org
The Stardust Christmas Groove,
Harlowe Reed; dir: Linda Whitney. Nov 29-Dec 31.

Seattle Children’s Theatre, (206) 441-3322, sct.org
And in This Corner: Cassius Clay,
Idris Goodwin; dir: Malika Oyetimein. Thru Nov 25.
The Velveteen Rabbit, music: Jason Carr; dir: Purni Morell. Nov 1-Dec 30. Co-production with the Unicorn Theatre, MO

Seattle Repertory Theatre, (206) 443-2222, seattlerep.org
A Thousand Splendid Suns,
adapt: Ursula Rani Sarma; dir: Carey Perloff. Thru Nov 10.
A People’s History, Mike Daisey. Thru Nov 25.
In the Heights, Lin-Manuel Miranda; book: Quiara Alegria Hudes; dir: May Adrales. Nov 23-Dec 30. Co-production with Milwaukee Repertory Theater, WI; Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, OH

Taproot Theatre Company, Seattle, (206) 781-9707, taproottheatre.org
Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley,
Lauren Gunderson, Margot Melcon. Nov 21-Dec 29.
A Charlie Brown Christmas, Charles M. Schulz. Nov 30-Dec 27.

West Virginia

• Greenbrier Valley Theatre, Lewisburg, (304) 645-3838, gvtheatre.org
Bricktop: Legend of the Jazz Age,
Cathey Sawyer (also dir). Thru Nov 10.

Wisconsin

American Players Theatre, Spring Green, (608) 588-2361, americanplayers.org
Engaging Shaw,
John Morogiello; music: John Tanner; dir: David Frank. Thru Nov 18.

• Forward Theater Company, Madison, (608) 258-4141, forwardtheater.com
Fun Home,
book and lyrics: Lisa Kron;  music: Jeanine Tesori; dir: Jennifer Uphoff Gray. Nov 1-25.

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, (414) 291-7800, milwaukeechambertheatre.com
Christmas in Babylon,
James DeVita; dir: C. Michael Wright. Nov 21-Dec 23.

• Milwaukee Repertory Theater, (414) 224-9490, milwaukeerep.com
Songs for Nobodies,
Joanna Murray-Smith; dir: Laura Braza. Thru Nov 4.
Guards at the Taj, Rajiv Joseph; dir: Brent Hazelton. Thru Nov 4.
The All Night Strut!, adapt: Tom Fitt, Gil Lieb, Dick Schermesser; dir: JC Clementz. Nov 9-Jan 13, 2019.
Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, Lauren Gunderson, Margot Melcon; dir: Kimberly Senior. Nov 13-Dec 16.
A Christmas Carol, adapt: Mark Clements from Dickens; dir: Leda Hoffmann. Nov 27-Dec 24.

Next Act Theatre, Milwaukee, (414) 278-0765, nextact.org
The Twelve Dates of Christmas,
Ginna Hoben. Nov 15-Dec 9.

Wyoming

Off Square Theatre Company, Jackson, (307) 733-4900, offsquare.org
Annapurna,
Sharr White; dir: Allison Watrous. Nov 1-10.