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"Mercury" by Steve Yockey, at Know Theatre in Cincinnati through May 11. Pictured: James Creque and Eileen Earnest. (Photo by Dan R. Winters Photography)

April 2019 Onstage

From a relocation camp in Arkansas to Pittsburgh’s Hill District, from warring street gangs to Filipino gangsters, 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 here with an orange dot . Please check with each theatre for performance times, ticket discounts, and ticket availability. Present your TCG membership card to receive ticket discounts. Theatre participation is subject to change. For information on becoming an Individual Member, see


Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Montgomery, (334) 271-5353,
Our Town,
Thornton Wilder; dir: Bruce Longworth. Thru Apr 27.
Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare; dir: Rick Dildine. Thru Apr 28.
Steel Magnolias, Robert Harling; dir: Rick Dildine. Thru May 5.
Into the Breeches, George Brant; dir: Shana Gozansky. Apr 4-May 4.
As You Like It, Shakespeare; dir: Greta Lambert. Apr 11-25.


• Cyrano’s Theatre Company, Anchorage, (907) 274-2599,
Tea for Three,
Elaine Bromka. Thru Apr 21.


Arizona Theatre Company, Tucson, (520) 622-2823,
American Mariachi (Phoenix),
José Cruz González; dir: Christopher Acebo. Apr 4-21.
Things I Know To Be True (Tucson), Andrew Bovell; dir: Mark Clements. Apr 20-May 11. Co-production with Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, WI

• Childsplay, Tempe, (602) 252-8497,
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show,
adapt: Jonathan Rockefeller. Thru Apr 21.
Schoolhouse Rock Live!, music and lyrics: Lynn Ahrens, Bob Dorough, Dave Frishberg, Kathy Mandry, George Newall, Tom Yohe. Apr 28-May 26.

• Invisible Theatre Co, Tucson, (520) 882-9721,
Letters From Zora,
Gabriella Denise Pina; dir: Anita Dashiell-Sparks. Apr 6-7.

iTheatre Collaborative, Phoenix, (602) 252-8497,
Peter Morgan; dir: Rosemary Close. Thru Apr 13.

The Rogue Theatre, Tucson, (520) 551-2053,
The Crucible,
Arthur Miller; dir: Christopher Johnson. Apr 25-May 12.

• Valley Youth Theatre, Phoenix, (602) 253-8188,
Tuck Everlasting,
dir: Bobb Cooper. Apr 5-21.


TheatreSquared, Fayetteville, (479) 443-5600,
Arkansas New Play Festival,
Thru Apr 7.

“Vietgone” by Qui Nguyen, at Capital Stage in Sacramento, Calif., through April 14. Pictured: Rinabeth Apostol and Jomar Tagatac. (Photo by Charr Crail)


• 24th Street Theatre Company, Los Angeles, (213) 745-6516,
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane,
adapt: Dwayne Hartford; dir: Jane McEneaney. Thru May 19.

• 6th Street Playhouse, Santa Rosa,
The Revolutionists,
Laura Gunderson; dir: Lennie Dean. Mar 15-Apr 7.
To Kill a Mockingbird, adapt: Christopher Sergel; dir: Martino Pistone. Apr 26-May 12.

American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco, (415) 749-2228,
Her Portmanteau,
Mfoniso Odufia; dir: Victor Malana Maog. Thru Apr 14.
Vanity Fair, Kate Hamill; dir: Jessica Stone. Apr 17-May 12. Co-production with Shakespeare Theatre Company, DC

Antaeus Theatre Company, Glendale, (818) 506-1983,
Diana of Dobson’s,
Cicely Hamilton; dir: Casey Stangl. Apr 11-Jun 3.

• Aurora Theatre Company, Berkeley, (510) 843-4822,
Anna Ziegler; dir: Tracy Ward. Thru Apr 21.

• Berkeley Repertory Theatre,
Home, Geoff Sobelle; dir: Lee Sunday Evans. Thru Apr 21.
The Good Book, Denis O’Hare, Lisa Peterson (also dir). Apr 25-Jun 9.

CalArts Center for New Performance, Valencia, (661) 253-7800,
Scene with Cranes,
Octavio Solis. Apr 22-May 4.

California Repertory Company, Long Beach, (562) 985-5526,
In the Penal Colony,
book: Rudolph Wurlitzer; music: Phillip Glass; dir: Jeff Janisheski. Apr 25-May 5.

Capital Stage Company, Sacramento, (916) 995-5464,
Qui Nguyen. Thru Apr 14.

Center Repertory Company, Walnut Creek, (925) 943-7469,
The Diary of Anne Frank,
adapt: Wendy Kesselman from Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett; dir: Timothy Near. Thru Apr 28.

• Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles, (213) 972-4400,
Lackawanna Blues,
Ruben Santiago-Hudson (also dir); music: Bill Sims Jr. Thru Apr 21.
Block Party, Thru Apr 28.
Falsettos, book: James Lapine (also dir); book, music, lyrics: William Finn. Apr 16-May 19.

Chance Theater, Anaheim, (888) 455-4212,
David Hare; dir: Oanh Nguyen. Apr 19-May 19.

• City Lights Theater Company, San Jose,
Sarah Ruhl; dir: Lisa Mallette. Thru Apr 14.

Company of Angels, Los Angeles,
LA Views,
Thru Apr 15.

Cornerstone Theater Co, Los Angeles, (213) 613-1700,
Change 1: the Watts Residency,
Nancy Keystone (also dir). Thru Apr 7.
Native Nation, Larissa FastHorse; dir: Michael John Garcés. Apr 20-28.

The Custom Made Theatre Company, San Francisco,
American Hero,
Bess Wohl; dir: Allie Moss. Thru Apr 6.

Cygnet Theatre Company, San Diego, (619) 337-1525,
Angels in America – Part One: Millennium Approaches,
Tony Kushner; dir: Sean Murray. Thru Apr 20.
Angels in America – Part Two: Perestroika, Tony Kushner; dir: Sean Murray. Thru Apr 20.

Dell’Arte International, Blue Lake, (707) 668-5663,
Apr 25-28.

• Diversionary Theatre, San Diego, (619) 220-0097,
Hedwig and the Angry Inch,
book: John Cameron Mitchell; music and lyrics: Stephen Trask; dir: Matt M. Morrow. Thru Apr 21.

Ensemble Theatre Company, Santa Barbara, (805) 965-5400,
Everything is Illuminated,
adapt: Simon Block; dir: Jonathan Fox. Apr 11-28.

Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles, (310) 208-5454,
Black Super Hero Magic Mama,
Inda Craig-Galván; dir: Robert O’Hara. Thru Apr 14.
Antigone, dir: Kate Whoriskey. Apr 9-May 12.

Golden Thread Productions, San Francisco, (415) 626-4061,
Scenes From 71* Years,
Hannah Khalil; dir: Michael Malek Najjar. Apr 5-May 5.

Laguna Playhouse, Laguna Beach, (949) 497-2787,
Simon Stephens; dir: Stephanie Coltrin. Thru Apr 14.

Magic Theatre, San Francisco, (415) 441-8822,
In Old Age,
Mfoniso Udofia. Thru Apr 21.

MainStreet Theatre Company, Rancho Cucamonga, (909) 477-2752,
The Emperor’s Nightingale,
Damon Chua; dir: Tim Dang. Apr 29-May 19.

• Marin Theatre Company, Mill Valley, (415) 388-5208,
Nambi E. Kelley; music: Marcus Shelby; dir: Awoye Timpo. Apr 25-May 19.

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

• The New Conservatory Theatre Center, San Francisco, (415) 861-8972,
The Gentleman Caller,
Philip Dawkins. Apr 5-May 5.

New Village Arts Theatre, Carlsbad, (760) 433-3245,
adapt: Samantha Ginn, A.J. Knox (also dir). Apr 5-May 5.

A Noise Within, Pasadena, (626) 356-3100,
Shakespeare; dir: Jessica Kubzansky. Thru Apr 28.
The Glass Menagerie, Tennessee Williams; dir: Geoff Elliott. Thru Apr 26.
Argonautika: The Voyage of Jason and the Argonauts, Mary Zimmerman; dir: Julia Rodriguez-Elliott. Thru May 5.

• North Coast Repertory Theatre, Solana Beach, (858) 481-1055,
All in the Timing,
David Ives; dir: David Ellenstein. Thru May 5.

• The Old Globe, San Diego, (619) 234-5623,
Life After,
book, muisc, lyrics: Britta Johnson; dir: Barry Edelstein. Thru Apr 28.
They Promised Her the Moon, Laurel Ollstein; dir: Giovanna Sardelli. Apr 6-May 5.

PCPA Pacific Conservatory Theatre, Santa Maria, (805) 922-8313,
A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,
book and lyrics: Robert L. Freedman; music and lyrics: Steven Lutvak. Apr 25-May 12.

• The Road Theatre Company, North Hollywood,
Friends With Guns,
Stephanie Alison Walker; dir: Randee Trabitz. Thru May 4.

• The Robey Theatre Company, Los Angeles, (186) 681-1411,
Birdland Blue,
Randy Ross; dir: Ben Guillory. Apr 6-May 12.

Sacred Fools Theater, Los Angeles,
Tangerine Sunset,
Peter Fluet; dir: JJ Mayes. Thru Apr 13.

San Diego Repertory Theatre, (619) 544-1000,
Lynn Nottage; dir: Sam Woodhouse. Apr 18-May 12.

• South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa, (714) 708-5555,
Poor Yella Rednecks,
Qui Nguyen; dir: May Adrales. Thru Apr 27.
Sheepdog, Kevin Artigue; dir: Leah C. Gardiner. Apr 14-May 5.

TheatreWorks, Palo Alto, (650) 463-1960,
Hershey Felder: A Paris Love Story,
Hershey Felder; dir: Trevor Hay. Apr 3-28.


Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities, Arvada, (720) 898-7200,
The Diary of Anne Frank,
adapt: Wendy Kesselman from Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett; dir: Christy Montour-Larson. Thru May 17.
The Moors, Jen Silverman; dir: Anthony Powell. Thru May 18.
Sin Street Social Club, Jessica Austgen; dir: Lynne Collins. Thru May 19.
Trav’lin’ The 1930s Harlem Musical, book: Gary Holmes, Allan Shapiro; music: J.C. Johnson; dir: Rod A. Lansberry. Apr 9-28.

Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company, (303) 444-SEAT,
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,
adapt: Simon Stephens; dir: Stephen Weitz. Apr 25-May 19.

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College Theatre Company, (719) 634-5583, Ben and the Magic Paintbrush, Bathsheba Doran. Thru Apr 7.
Hands on a Hardbody, adapt: Trey Anastasio, Amanda Green. Thru Apr 14.
Bad Dates, Theresa Rebeck. Apr 26-May 19.

• Curious Theatre Company, Denver, (303) 623-0524,
Skeleton Crew,
Dominique Morisseau; dir: donnie l. betts. Thru Apr 13.

OpenStage Theatre & Co, Fort Collins, (970) 221-6730,
Avenue Q,
book: Jeff Whitty; music and lyrics: Robert Lopez, Jeff Marx; dir: Sydney Parks Smith. Thru Apr 27.

Phamaly Theatre Company, Denver,
Morph Masters: How Disability Made Famous Artists Awesome!,
Phamaly Theatre Company; dir: Charlie Oates. Thru Dec 31.

THEATREWORKS, Colorado Springs, (719) 255-3232,
Little Shop of Horrors,
book and lyrics: Howard Ashman; music: Alan Menken; dir: Nathan Halvorson. Apr 25-May 19.


Connecticut Repertory Theatre, Storrs, (860) 486-2113,
If We Were Birds,
Erin Shields; dir: Helene Kvale. Thru Apr 7.
Henry IV, Shakespeare; dir: Madeline Sayet. Apr 25-May 5.

Hartford Stage, (860) 527-5151,
Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense,
David Goodale, Robert Goodale; dir: Sean Foley. Thru Apr 14.

Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, (203) 787-4282,
An Iliad,
Denis O’Hare, Lisa Peterson; dir: Whitney White. Thru Apr 14.

Yale Repertory Theatre, New Haven, (203) 432-1234,
Twelfth Night,
Shakespeare; dir: Carl Cofield. Thru Apr 6.
Cadillac Crew, Tori Sampson; dir: Jesse Rasmussen. Apr 26-May 18.


• Delaware Theatre Company, Wilmington, (302) 594-1100,
book and lyrics: Anthony Drewe; music: George Stiles; dir: Bud Martin. Apr 17-May 12.

Resident Ensemble Players, Newark, (302) 831-2204,
Theresa Rebeck; dir: Stephen Pelinski. Apr 17-May 12.
Fences, August Wilson; dir: Walter Dallas. Apr 25-May 12.

District of Columbia

Arena Stage, (202) 488-3300,
Aaron Posner (also dir). Thru Apr 14.
Junk, Ayad Akhtar; dir: Jackie Maxwell. Apr 5-May 5.
Jubilee, Tazewell Thompson. Apr 26-Jun 2.

Folger Theatre, (202) 544-7077,
Love’s Labor’s Lost,
Shakespeare; dir: Vivienne Benesch. Apr 30-Jun 9.

GALA Hispanic Theatre, (202) 234-7174,
Fame, The Musical (en español),
book: David Da Silva, José Fernandez; lyrics: Jaques Levy; music: Steve Margoshes; dir: Luis Salgado. Apr 25-Jun 2.

Mosaic Theater Company of DC,
Allyson Currin; dir: Gregg Henry. Thru Jun 19.
Native Son, Nambi E. Kelley; dir: Psalmayene 24.
Thru Apr 28.
The Shooting Gallery, Aaron Davidman; dir: Michael John Garces. Apr 7-27.

The Shakespeare Theatre Company, (202) 547-1122,
The Oresteia,
Ellen McLaughlin; dir: Michael Kahn. Apr 30-Jun 2.

Studio Theatre, (202) 332-3300,
Queen of Basel,
Hilary Bettis; dir: Jose Zayas. Thru Apr 7.
P.Y.G. or the Mis-Edumacation of Dorian Belle, Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm. Apr 3-28.

• Theater J, (202) 777-3210,
The Jewish Queen Lear,
Jacob Gordin; dir: Adam Immerwahr. Thru Apr 7.

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Co, (202) 393-3939,
What the Constitution Means to Me,
Heidi Schreck; dir: Oliver Butler. Apr 1-28.

“Fences” by August Wilson, at Palm Beach Dramaworks in West Palm Beach, Fla., through April 21. Pictured: Karen Stephens, Bryant Bentley, and Lester Purry. (Photo by Samantha Mighdoll)


American Stage Theatre Company, St Petersburg, (727) 823-7529,
The Roommate,
Jen Silverman; dir: Kristin Clippard. Thru Apr 7.
Mamma Mia!, Catherine Johnson; music and lyrics: Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus; dir: Stephanie Gularte. Apr 10-May 12.

• Asolo Repertory Theatre, Sarasota, (941) 351-8000,
Lynn Nottage; dir: Nicole A. Watson. Thru Apr 13.
Noises Off, Michael Frayn; dir: Don Stephenson. Thru Apr 20.
The Cake, Bekah Brunstetter; dir: Lavina Jadhwani. Apr 3-28.

• Emerald Coast Theatre Company, Miramar Beach, (850) 684-0232 Around the World in 80 Days, adapt: Mark Brown from Jules Verne; dir: Nathanael Fisher. Thru Apr 7.

• Florida Repertory Theatre, Fort Myers, (239) 332-4488,
Million Dollar Quartet,
Colin Escott, Floyd Mutrux; dir: Jason Parrish. Thru Apr 21.
Native Gardens, Karen Zacarías; dir: Stefan Novinski. Apr 2-May 19.

• Florida Studio Theatre, Sarasota, (941) 366-9000,
The Wonder Years – The Music of the Baby Boomers,
Rebecca Hopkins, Richard Hopkins; book: Jim Prosser; dir: Catherine Randazzo. Thru Jun 9.
Buyer and Cellar, Jonathan Tolins; dir: Catherine Randazzo. Thru Apr 12.
A ‘Beary’ Big Adventure & Other Winning Plays, dir: Jason Cannon. Thru Apr 20.
Wednesday’s Child, Mark St. Germain; dir: Kate Alexander. Apr 3-May 24.

• GableStage, Coral Gables, (305) 445-1119,
The Children,
Lucy Kirkwood. Thru Apr 14.

Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples, (866) 811-4111,
Holmes and Watson,
Jeffrey Hatcher; dir: Andrew Paul. Thru Apr 21.

Jobsite Theater, Tampa, (813) 229-7827,
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) <revised>,
Adam Long, Daniel Singer, Jess Winfield; dir: Katrina Stevenson. Thru Apr 7.

Maltz Jupiter Theatre, Jupiter, (561) 575-2223,
West Side Story,
book: Arthur Laurents; lyrics: Stephen Sondheim; music: Leonard Bernstein; dir: Marcos Santana. Thru Apr 14.

Miami New Drama | Colony Theatre,
Cocaine Cowboys, Billy Corben, Aurin Squire. Thru Apr 7.

Palm Beach Dramaworks, West Palm Beach, (561) 514-4042,
August Wilson; dir: William Hayes. Thru Apr 21.
Dramalogue – Talking Theatre, Apr 9.

Red Barn Theatre, Key West, (305) 296-9911,
Meteor Shower,
Steve Martin; dir: Joy Hawkins. Thru Apr 20.

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe, Sarasota, (941) 366-1505,
Love Sung in the Key of Aretha,
Nate Jacobs (also dir). Thru Apr 28.

“West Side Story,” by Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein, and Stephen Sondheim, at Maltz Jupiter Theatre in Jupiter, Fla., through April 14. (Photo by Jason Nuttle)


7 Stages, Atlanta, (404) 523-7647,
Angry Fags,
Topher Payne. Thru Apr 14.

• Actor’s Express, Atlanta, (404) 607-7469,
book: William Finn (also lyrics), James Lapine; dir: Freddie Ashley. Thru Apr 28.

Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, (404) 733-5000,
The Wizard of Oz,
adapt: John Kane from L. Frank Baum; music and lyrics: Harold Arlen, E.Y. Harburg; dir: Rosemary Newcott. Thru Apr 14.
Angry, Raucous, and Shamelessly Gorgeous, Pearl Cleage; dir: Susan V. Booth. Thru Apr 14.
Approval Junkie, Faith Salie; dir: Amanda Watkins. Apr 5-28.

Aurora Theatre, Lawrenceville, (678) 226-6222,
Men With Money,
book and lyrics: Bill Nelson; music and lyrics: Joseph Trefler; dir: Justin Anderson. Thru Apr 7.

Georgia Ensemble Theatre, Roswell, (770) 641-1260,
Bullets Over Broadway,
Woody Allen. Apr 11-28.

Out of Hand Theater, Atlanta, (404) 462-8836,
The Helene Mills Seniors Story,
Adam Fristoe, Ariel Fristoe. Thru Apr 1.
The Dogwood Quest, Maureen Downs, Adam Fristoe, Ariel Fristoe. Apr 13.

• Synchronicity Theatre, Atlanta, (404) 484-8636,
The Hero’s Wife,
Aline Lathrop. Apr 12-May 5.

• Theatrical Outfit, Atlanta, (678) 528-1500,
I Love to Eat,
James Still; dir: Clifton Guterman. Apr 10-May 5.


Honolulu Theatre for Youth, Honolulu, (808) 839-9885,
The Adventures of Pinocchio,
Nathaniel Niemi. Apr 12-May 18.

Kumu Kahua Theatre, Honolulu, (808) 536-4444,
The Watcher of Waipuna,
Gary Pak; dir: Harry Wong. Thru Apr 20.


Boise Contemporary Theater, (208) 331-9224,
Dwayne Blackaller, Matthew Cameron Clark (also dirs). Apr 17-May 4.

“A Number” by Caryl Churchill, at Writers Theatre in Glencoe, Ill., through June 9. Pictured: William Brown and Nate Burger. (Photo by Michael Brosilow)


16th Street Theater, Berwyn, (708) 795-6704,
Vacationing in the Moral High Ground,
Julie Ganey; music: Mike Przygoda; dir: Megan Shuchman. Thru Apr 20.

Adventure Stage Chicago, (773) 342-4141,
Fast Food Chain,
Andrew Marikis; dir: Daryl Brooks. Apr 26-May 18.

American Blues Theater, Chicago, (773) 327-5252,
The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey,
James Lecesne; dir: Kurt Johns. Thru Apr 27.

Chicago Shakespeare Theater, (312) 595-5600,
Shakespeare; dir: Barbara Gaines. Apr 17-Jun 9.

• Court Theatre, Chicago, (773) 753-4472,
For Colored Girls,
Ntozake Shange; dir: Seret Scott. Thru Apr 14.

First Folio Theatre, Oak Brook, (630) 986-8067,
The Firestorm,
Meridith Friedman; dir: Rachel Lambert. Thru Apr 28.

Goodman Theatre, Chicago, (312) 443-3800,
Lynn Nottage; dir: Ron OJ Parson. Thru Apr 14.

• The House Theatre of Chicago, (773) 769-3832,
The Magic Parlour,
Dennis Watkins. Aug 3-Jul 28.
Pinocchio, adapt: Ben Lobpries, Joseph Steakley; dir: Chris Mathews. Thru May 19.

Jackalope Theatre Company, Chicago,
Dutch Masters,
Greg Keller; dir: Wardell Julius Clark. Thru Apr 6.

Lookingglass Theatre Co, Chicago, (312) 337-0665,
Act(s) of God,
Kareem Bandealy; dir: Heidi Stillman. Thru Apr 7.

Northlight Theatre, Skokie, (847) 673-6300,
Sharyn Rothstein; dir: Jess McLeod. Thru Apr 20.

• Raven Theatre Company, Chicago, (773) 338-2177,
Anna Jordan; dir: Elly Green. Thru May 5.

• Sideshow Theatre Company, Chicago,
The Ridiculous Darkness,
adapt: Ian Martin (also dir) from Wolfram Lotz. Thru Apr 28.

Steep Theatre Company, Chicago, (773) 649-3186,
First Love is the Revolution,
Rita Kalnejais. Apr 18-May 25.

Steppenwolf Theatre Co, Chicago, (312) 335-1650,
The Children,
Lucy Kirkwood; dir: Jonathan Berry. Apr 18-Jun 9.

• Victory Gardens Theater, Chicago, (773) 871-3000,
Cambodian Rock Band,
Lauren Yee; dir: Marti Lyons. Apr 5-May 5.

Williams Street Repertory, Crystal Lake, (815) 356-9212,
Emma: a pop musical,
Eric Prince; dir: Robin M. Hughes. Thru Apr 20.

• Writers Theatre, Glencoe, (847) 242-6000,
A Number,
Caryl Churchill; dir: Robin Witt. Thru Jun 9.

“First Love” by Rita Kalnejais, at Steep Theatre Company in Chicago through May 25. Pictured: Isa Arciniegas and Jordan Arredondo. (Photo by Gregg Gilman)


• Cardinal Stage Company, Bloomington, (812) 336-9300,
The Glass Menagerie,
Tennessee Williams. Thru Apr 7.

• Indiana Repertory Theatre, Indianapolis, (317) 635-5252,
A Doll’s House, Part 2,
Lucas Hnath; dir: James Still. Thru Apr 7.
Amber Waves, James Still; dir: Lisa Rothe. Apr 2-28.
You Can’t Take it With You, Moss Hart, George S. Kaufman; dir: Peter Amster. Apr 23-May 19.

Phoenix Theatre, Inc, Indianapolis, (317) 635-7529,
The Christians,
Lucas Hnath; dir: Martha Jacobs. Thru Apr 14.
The Children, Lucy Kirkwood; dir: Bill Simmons. Apr 26-May 19.


• Actors Theatre of Louisville, (502) 584-1205,
The Corspe Washer,
Sinan Antoon; adapt: Ismail Khalidi and Naomi Wallace; dir: Mark Brokaw. Thru Apr 7.
The Thin Place, Lucas Hnath; dir: Les Waters. Thru Apr 7.
How to Defend Yourself, Lily Padilla; dir: Marti Lyons. Thru Apr 7. Co-production with Victory Gardens Theater, IL
Everybody Black, Dave Harris; dir: Awoye Timpo. Thru Apr 7.
We’ve Come to Believe, Kara Lee Corthron, Emily Feldman, Matthew Paul Olmos; dir: Will Davis. Thru Apr 7.

• Lexington Children’s Theatre, (859) 254-4546,
Charlotte’s Web,
adapt: Joseph Robinette; dir: Esther Neel. Apr 14-28.


Playmakers of Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge,
Apr 18-28.

• Southern Rep Theatre, New Orleans, (504) 522-6545,
Christina Quintana; dir: Estefania Fadul. Thru Apr 14.


Penobscot Theatre, Bangor, (207) 942-3333,
Fun Home,
book and lyrics: Lisa Kron; music: Jeanine Tesori; dir: Bari Newport. Apr 25-May 12.

• Portland Stage Company, (207) 774-0465,
Skeleton Crew,
Dominique Morrisseau. Apr 2-21.
The Last Five Years, book, music, lyrics: Jason Robert Brown. Apr 30-May 19.

“A Comedy of Tenors” by Ken Ludwig, at Olney Theatre Center in Olney, Md., through May 12.


Everyman Theatre, Baltimore, (410) 752-2208,
Dinner With Friends,
Donald Margulies; dir: Vincent M. Lancisi. Thru Apr 14.

Imagination Stage, Bethesda, (301) 280-1660,
Escape from Peligro Island,
Finegan Kruckemeye; dir: Kathyrn Chase Bryer. Apr 27-May 2.

Maryland Ensemble Theatre, Frederick, (301) 694-4744,
Curse of the Starving Class,
Sam Shepard; dir: Peter Wray. Apr 4-28.

• Olney Theatre Center for the Arts, (301) 924-3400,
A Comedy of Tenors,
Ken Ludwig; dir: Jason King Jones. Apr 10-May 12.

• Round House Theatre, Bethesda, (240) 644-1100,
J. T. Rogers; dir: Ryan Rilette. Apr 24-May 19.

“Dragon Lady” by Sara Porkalob, at American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Mass., through April 6. Pictured: Porkalob. (Photo by Robert Wade/Courtesy of Intiman Theatre)


American Repertory Theater, Cambridge, (617) 547-8300,
Dragon Lady,
Sara Porkalob. Thru Apr 6.
Dragon Mama, Sara Porkalob. Thru Apr 6.
Clairvoyance, Diana Oh. Apr 24-28.

ArtsEmerson, Boston, (617) 824-8000,
American Moor,
Keith Hamilton Cobb; dir: Kim Wield. Apr 10-21.

Company One Theatre, Boston, (617) 933-8600,
Qui Nguyen. Apr 26-May 26.

Huntington Theatre Company, Boston, (617) 266-0800,
Paula Vogel; dir: Rebecca Taichman. Apr 26-May 25.

• Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Lowell, (978) 654-4678,
The Haunted Life,
adapt: Sean Daniels (also dir) from Jack Kerouac; dir: christopher oscar pena. Thru Apr 14.
Cry It Out, Molly Smith Metzler; dir: Amanda Charlton. Apr 24-May 19.

• New Repertory Theatre, Watertown, (617) 923-8487,
Cardboard Piano,
Hansol Jung; dir: Benny Sato Ambush. Thru Apr 14.
Becoming Dr. Ruth, Mark St. Germain. Apr 27-May 19.


Detroit Public Theatre, (313) 576-5111,
adapt: Todd Almond; lyrics: Matthew Sweet; dir: Joe Bailey. Thru Apr 14.

• Detroit Repertory Theatre, (313) 868-1347,
Joe Musso; dir: Barbara Busby. Thru May 19.

• Flint Repertory Theatre, Flint, (810) 237-7333,
The Glass Menagerie,
Tennessee Williams; dir: Michael Lluberes. Apr 5-14.

Meadow Brook Theatre, Rochester, (248) 377-3300,
Stick Fly,
Lydia R. Diamond; dir: Travis Walter. Thru Apr 14.
The Marvelous Wonderettes, Roger Bean; dir: Travis Walter. Apr 24-May 19.

• Thunder Bay Theatre, Inc., Alpena,
The Glass Menagerie,
Apr 5-20.

Williamston Theatre, Williamston, (517) 655-7469,
The Gin Game,
D.L. Coburn; dir: John Lepard. Thru Apr 20.


Children’s Theatre Company, Minneapolis, (612) 874-0400,
The Hobbit,
adapt: Greg Banks (also dir); music: Thomas Johnson. Thru Apr 14.
Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical, book: Dennis Kelly; music and lyrics: Tim Minchin; dir: Peter C. Brosius. Apr 28-Jun 23.

• Commonweal Theatre Company, Lanesboro, (800) 657-7025,
Holmes and Watson,
Jeffrey Hatcher; dir: Peter Moore. Apr 5-Jul 6.

Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, (612) 377-2224,
Cyrano de Bergerac,
adapt: Joseph Haj from Edmond Rostand. Thru May 5.
Metamorphoses, Mary Zimmerman. Apr 13-May 19.

History Theatre, St Paul, (651) 292-4323,
Sisters of Peace,
Doris Baizley; dir: Barbra Berlovitz. Thru Apr 14.

Jungle Theater, Minneapolis, (612) 822-7063,
School Girls: Or, the African Mean Girls Play,
Jocelyn Bioh; dir: Shá Cage. Thru Apr 14.

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company, St Paul, (651) 647-4315,
Sheldon Wolf; dir: Robert Dorfman. Apr 27-May 19.

Theater Mu, St. Paul, (651) 789-1012,
Dandelion Girl,
May Lee-Yang; dir: Randy Reyes. Thru Apr 7.
Brothers Paranormal, Prince Gomolvilas; dir: Randy Reyes. Apr 30-May 24.

Park Square Theatre, St Paul, (651) 291-7005,
Marjorie Prime,
Jordan Harrison; dir: Elena Giannetti. Apr 19-May 19.

Penumbra Theatre Company, St Paul, (651) 224-3180,
REEL Talk: An Oversimplification of Her Beauty,
Apr 15.
The Brothers Paranormal,
Prince Gomolvilas; dir: Randy Reyes. Apr 30-May 26. Co-production with Theatre Mu, MN

The Playwrights’ Center, Minneapolis, (612) 332-7481,
The Dance,
Kim Euell. Apr 1-2.

Theater Latté Da, Minneapolis,
Hedwig and the Angry Inch,
John Cameron Mitchell; music and lyrics: Stephen Trask; dir: Annie Enneking, Peter Rothstein. Thru May 5.


• New Stage Theatre, Jackson, (601) 948-3531,
Lynn Nottage. Apr 23-May 5.


The Coterie Theatre, Kansas City, (816) 474-6552,
Beat Bugs: A Musical Adventure,
adapt: David Abbinanti, Sean Cercone. Apr 16-May 19.

• Insight Theatre Company, St Louis, (314) 534-1111,
Daddy Long Legs,
book: John Caird; music and lyrics: Paul Gordon; dir: Maggie Ryan. Thru Apr 14.

Kansas City Repertory Theatre, (816) 235-2700,
Pride and Prejudice,
Kate Hamill; book: Jane Austen; dir: Marissa Wolf. Thru Apr 14.
Frida…A Self-Portrait, Vanessa Severo; dir: Joanie Schultz. Apr 19-May 19.
Unreliable, Dipika Guha; dir: Marissa Wolf. Apr 20-May 19.

Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre, Kansas City, (816) 569-3226,
The Shawshank Redemption,
David Johns, Owen O’Neill. Apr 4-28.

The Repertory Theatre of St Louis, (314) 968-4925,
The Tortoise and the Hare,
book: Sarah Brandt; music and lyrics: Neal Richardson; dir: Laurie McConnell. Thru Apr 6.
Greek Myths: Heroes and Monsters, Michael Erickson; dir: Gad Guterman. Thru Apr 7.
The Play That Goes Wrong, Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, Henry Shields; dir: Edward Stern. Thru Apr 7.

• Unicorn Theatre, Kansas City, (816) 531-7529,
Logan Black; dir: Cynthia Levin. Apr 24-May 19.

Upstream Theater, St Louis, (314) 863-4999,
Salt, Root and Roe,
Tim Price. Apr 26-May 12.


Montana Repertory Theatre, Missoula,
Room Service,
Emily Feldman, Idris Goodwin, Claire Kiechel, Sam Myers, Mara Nelson-Greenberg. Apr 16-21.


The BLUEBARN Theatre, Omaha, (402) 345-1576,
Paula Vogel. Thru Apr 14.

• Nebraska Repertory Theatre, Lincoln, (402) 472-4747,
book: James Rado, Gerome Ragni; music: Galt Macdermot; dir: Andy Park. Thru Apr 7.
Spirit of ‘68, dir: Andy Park. Apr 20.

Omaha Theater Company, (402) 345-4849,
Winnie the Pooh,
adapt and lyrics: le Clanche du Rand; lyrics: A. A. Milne, Kristen Sergel; music: Allan J. Friedman. Thru Apr 7.
Broken Mirror – A Rose Teens ‘N’ Theater Production, Apr 4-7.
Dragons Love Tacos, adapt: Erin Nolan. Apr 26-May 12.


Bruka Theatre, Reno, (775) 323-3221,
The Lavender Ball – Celebration,
Apr 6.
The Crucible, Arthur Miller; dir: Holly Natwora. Apr 26-May 18.

New Jersey

Centenary Stage Company, Hackettstown, (908) 979-0900,
Women Playwrights Series,
Apr 10-24.

New Jersey Repertory Company, Long Branch, (732) 229-3166,
The Source,
Jack Canfora; dir: Evan Bergman. Thru Apr 7.

Two River Theater, Red Bank, (732) 345-1400,
The Belle of Amherst,
William Luce; dir: Robert Rechnitz. Apr 13-May 5.

New York

Atlantic Theater Company, NYC, (212) 279-4200,
The Mother,
Florian Zeller; dir: Trip Cullman. Thru Apr 7.

The Barrow Group, NYC, (212) 760-2615,
The Thickness of Skin,
Clare MacIntyre; dir: Lee Brock. Thru Apr 11.

Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill, (518) 943-3818,
The Letters,
David Zellnik; dir: John Sowle. Apr 25-May 5.

• Geva Theatre Center, Rochester, (585) 232-4382,
Native Gardens,
Karen Zacarias; dir: Melissa Crespo. Thru Apr 21. Co-production with Syracuse Stage, NY
The Royale, Marco Ramirez; dir: Pirronne Yousefzadeh. Apr 11-28.

Irish Classical Theatre Co, Buffalo, (716) 853-4282,
Shakespeare; dir: Kate LoConti. Apr 26-May 19.

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.
Art Buffet 5, Apr 12.
Brecht In Exile Part One: GALILEO, Bertolt Brecht; dir: Jim Niesen. Apr 23-May 18.

Kitchen Theatre Company, Ithaca, (607) 272-0403,
2.5 Minute Ride,
Lisa Kron; dir: Zoë Golub-Sass. Apr 21-May 5.

• LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, Long Island City, (718) 482-5151,
Rough Draft Festival,
Thru Apr 13.
Faust 2.0, adapt: Matthew Maguire from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; music: Daniel Moses Schrier; dir: Sharon Fogarty. Thru Apr 14.

Manhattan Theatre Club, NYC, (212) 239-6200,
James Graham; dir: Rupert Goold. Apr 2-Jun 9.

Ma-Yi Theater Company, NYC,
Fruiting Bodies,
Samantha Chanse. Apr 5-May 19.

• Metropolitan Playhouse, NYC, (212) 995-8410,
Big White Fog,
Theodore Ward; dir: Alex Roe. Apr 12-May 12.

MusicalFare Theatre, Amherst, (716) 839-8540,
Late in the Evening: The World According to Paul Simon,
Randall Kramer, Jon Lehrer, Michael Walline (also dir), Zak Ward; music and lyrics: Paul Simon. Apr 24-May 26.

The New Group, NYC, (212) 279-4200,
Yea, Sister!,
Jesse Eisenberg; dir: Scott Elliott. Apr 30-Jun 9.

New York Theatre Workshop, NYC, (212) 460-5475,
Sanctuary City,
Martyna Majok. Apr 17-May 26.

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre, NYC,
The Brothers Paranormal,
Prince Gomolvilas; dir: Jeff Liu. Apr 27-May 19.

Phoenix Theatre Ensemble, NYC, (212) 352-3101,
A Family Affair or The Bankrupt,
adapt: Nick Dear from Alexander Ostrovsky. Thru Apr 18.
Faust Part I, adapt: Mark Jackson from Johann Wolfgang Goethe. Thru Apr 19.

Playwrights Horizons, NYC, (212) 279-4200,
The Pain of My Belligerence,
Halley Feiffer; dir: Trip Cullman. Thru May 12.

The Public Theater, NYC, (212) 967-7555,
White Noise,
Suzan-Lori Parks; dir: Oskar Eustis. Thru Apr 14.
Ain’t No Mo, Jordan E. Cooper; dir: Stevie Walker-Webb. Thru Apr 21.
Socrates, Tim Blake Nelson; dir: Doug Hughes. Apr 2-May 19.

Red Bull Theater, NYC, (212) 352-3101,
John Webster; dir: Louisa Proske. Thru Apr 14.

Road Less Traveled Productions, Buffalo, (716) 629-3069,
The Undeniable Sound of Right Now,
Laura Eason; dir: David Oliver. Apr 26-May 19.

Syracuse Stage, Syracuse, (315) 443-3275,
Pride and Prejudice,
Kate Hamill; dir: Jason O’Connell. Mar 20-Apr 7.
The Humans, Stephen Karam; dir: Mark Cuddy. Apr 24-May 12. Co-production with Geva Theatre Center, NY

Theatre for a New Audience, NYC, (212) 229-2819,
Julius Caesar,
Shakespeare; dir: Shana Cooper. Thru Apr 28.

• The Vineyard Theatre, NYC, (212) 353-0303,
Do You Feel Anger?,
Mara Nelson-Greenberg; dir: Margot Bordelon. Thru Apr 20.

North Carolina

• Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte, (704) 342-2251,
The Great Beyond,
Steven Dietz; music: Rob Witmer; dir: Chip Decker. Thru Apr 6. Co-production with the Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, NC

Burning Coal Theatre Co, Raleigh, (919) 834-4001,
The Great Celestial Cow,
Sue Townsend; dir: Sonia Desai. Apr 11-28.

• Cape Fear Regional Theatre, Fayetteville, (910) 323-4233,
The Cake,
Bekah Brunstetter; dir: David Caldwell. Apr 4-21.

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, (704) 973-2828,
The Ghost of Splinter Cove,
Thru Apr 7.
Pete the Cat, Apr 12-May 5.
Picaro, Apr 27-28.

PlayMakers Repertory Company, Chapel Hill, (919) 962-7529,
How I Learned to Drive,
Paula Vogel; dir: Lee Sunday Evans. Apr 3-21.
Your Healing is Killing Me, Virginia Grise (also dir). Apr 24-29.

• Triad Stage, Greensboro, (336) 272-0160,
Man of La Mancha,
book: Dale Wasserman; lyrics: Joe Darion; music: Mitch Leigh; dir: Preston Lane. Apr 28-May 19.


Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, (513) 421-3888,
The Thanksgiving Play,
Larissa Fasthorse; dir: Lisa Portes. Thru Apr 21.
You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, book, music, lyrics: Clark Gesner; dir: Bill Fennelly. Apr 20-May 18.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, (513) 381-2273,
On tour: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare; dir: Caitlin McWethy. Thru May 26.
On tour: Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare; dir: Jeremy Dubin. Thru May 26.
On tour: Julius Caesar, Shakespeare; dir: Sara Clark. Thru May 26.
On tour: Macbeth, Shakespeare; dir: Darnell Pierre Benjamin. Thru May 26.
Macbeth, Shakespeare; dir: Miranda McGee. Apr 3-May 4.

Cleveland Play House, (216) 241-6000,
Tiny Houses,
Chelsea Marcantel; dir: Laura Kepley. Thru Apr 14.
Native Gardens, Karen Zacarias; dir: Robert Barry Fleming. Apr 27-May 19.

• Cleveland Public Theatre, (216) 631-2727,
Test Flight,
Thru Apr 20.

Dobama Theatre, Cleveland Heights, (216) 932-3396,
Melissa Gibson; dir: Nathan Motta. Apr 26-May 26.

• Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati, (513) 421-3555,
Skeleton Crew,
Dominique Morisseau. Apr 13-May 11.

Know Theatre of Cincinnati, (513) 300-5669,
Steve Yockey; dir: Andrew Hungerford. Apr 19-May 11.


CityRep, Oklahoma City, (405) 848-3761,
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time,
Simon Stephens; dir: W. Jerome Stevenson. Apr 4-7.

“Jump” by Charly Evon Simpson, at Milagro in Portland, Ore., through April 13. (Photo by Russell J Young)


• Artists Repertory Theatre, Portland, (503) 241-1278,
Wolf Play,
Hansol Jung; dir: Dámaso Rodríguez. Thru Apr 7.
The Revolutionists, Lauren Gunderson; dir: Lava Alapai. Apr 28-May 26.

Broadway Rose Theatre Company, Tigard, (503) 620-5262,
A Grand Night For Singing,
lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II; music: Richard Rodgers; dir: Dan Murphy. Thru Apr 28.

CoHo Productions, Portland, (503) 220-2646,
Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train,
Stephen Adley Guirgis; dir: Jamie Rea. Apr 19-May 11.

• Corrib Theatre, Portland,
How to Keep an Alien,
Sonya Kelly; dir: Gemma Whelan. Apr 12-May 5.

Oregon Contemporary Theatre, Eugene, (541) 465-1506,
Bennett Fisher; dir: Tara Wibrew. Thru Apr 14.

Milagro, Portland, (503) 236-7253,
Charly Evon Simpson; dir: La’Tevin Alexander. Thru Apr 13.

Oregon Children’s Theatre, Portland, (503) 228-9571,
The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors,
adapt: John Maclay; book: Drew Daywalt; music and lyrics: Eric Nordin; dir: Stan Foote. Thru Apr 14.
Good Kids, Naomi Iizuka. Apr 12-28.
Jason and the Argonauts, Robert Forrest; music: Daniel Padden; dir: Marcella Crowson. Apr 20-May 19.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Ashland, (800) 219-8161,
As You Like It,
Shakespeare; dir: Rosa Joshi. Thru Oct 27.
Hairspray, book: Thomas Meehan, Mark O’Donnell; lyrics: Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman; dir: Christopher Liam Moore. Thru Oct 27.
Mother Road, Octavio Solis; dir: Bill Rauch. Thru Oct 26.
Cambodian Rock Band, Lauren Yee; dir: Chay Yew. Thru Oct 27.
Between Two Knees, 1491s; dir: Eric Ting. Apr 3-Oct 27.

• Portland Center Stage, (503) 445-3700,
Until the Flood,
Dael Orlandersmith; dir: Neel Keller. Thru Apr 21.
Crossing Mnisose, Mary Kathryn Nagle; dir: Molly Smith. Apr 13-May 5.

Portland Playhouse, (503) 488-5822,
Regina Taylor; dir: Patdro Harris. Thru Apr 7.

• Staged! Musical Theatre, Portland,
In Trousers,
book, music, lyrics: William Finn; dir: Paul Angelo. Apr 26-May 25.

Third Rail Repertory Theatre, Portland, (503) 235-1101,
Guillermo Calderon; dir: Philip Cuomo. Thru Apr 6.


1812 Productions, Philadelphia, (215) 592-9560,
The God Project,
Jennifer Childs, Sean Close; dir: David Bradley. Apr 25-May 19.

Act II Playhouse, Ambler, (215) 654-0200,
Same Time, Next Year,
Bernard Slade; dir: Noah Herman. Thru Apr 14.
Aggy the Adventurer, Kim Carson. Thru Apr 7.

Arden Theatre Co, Philadelphia, (215) 922-1122,
How I Learned What I Learned,
Todd Kreidler, August Wilson; dir: Malika Oyetimein. Thru Apr 14.
Children’s Show TBA, Apr 3-Jun 9.

• Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble, (570) 784-8181,
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time,
adapt: Simon Stephens; book: Mark Haddon; dir: Elizabeth Dowd. Thru Apr 14.
Every Brilliant Thing, Jonny Donahoe, Duncan MacMillan; dir: Eric Wunsch. Apr 25-May 19.

• Bristol Riverside Theatre, (215) 785-0100,
The Christians,
Lucas Hnath; dir: Matt Pfeiffer. Apr 30-May 19.

City Theatre Company, Pittsburgh, (412) 431-2489,
The Burdens,
Matt Schatz; dir: Marc Masterson. Apr 6-May 12.

• EgoPo Classic Theater, Philadelphia, (267) 273-1414,
Matsemela Manaka; dir: Katrina Shobe. Thru Apr 7.
‘Master Harold’…and the boys, Athol Fugard; dir: Lane Savadove. Thru Apr 7.

Gamut Theatre Group, Harrisburg, (717) 238-4111,
The Young Acting Company Presents: As You Like It,
Shakespeare; dir: Melissa Nicholson. Apr 12-14.

InterAct Theatre Company, Philadelphia, (215) 568-8079,
Gabriel Jason Dean; dir: Evren Odcikin. Thru Apr 21.

Lantern Theater Company, Philadelphia, (215) 829-0395,
Measure for Measure,
Shakespeare; dir: Charles McMahon. Thru Apr 21.

Montgomery Theater, Souderton, (215) 723-9984,
Dames at Sea,
George Haimsohn, Robin Miller; lyrics: Jim Wise ; dir: Stephen Casey. Thru Apr 14.

• Open Stage of Harrisburg, (717) 232-6736,
The Kids You Read About in Textbooks,
Apr 7-May 5.
A Wrinkle in Time, Apr 11-14.

• People’s Light, Malvern, (610) 644-3500,
For Peter Pan on Her 70th Birthday,
Sarah Ruhl; dir: Abigail Adams. Apr 10-May 12.

• Pittsburgh Public Theater, (412) 316-1600,
A Doll’s House, Part 2,
Lucas Hnath; dir: Ted Pappas. Thru Apr 7.
Indecent, Paula Vogel; dir: Risa Brainin. Apr 18-May 19.

Quintessence Theatre Group, Philadelphia, (215) 987-4450,
King Lear,
Shakespeare; dir: Alexander Burns. Thru Apr 20.

Theatre Horizon, Norristown, (610) 283-2230,
The Few,
Samuel D. Hunter. Thru Apr 7.

Touchstone Theatre, Bethlehem, (610) 867-1689,
Keiin Yoshimura. Apr 11-14.

The Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, (215) 546-7824,
Dionysus Was Such A Nice Man,
Kate Tarker; dir: Dominique Serrand. Apr 23-May 12.

Rhode Island

Gamm Theatre, Warwick, (401) 723-4266,
True West,
Sam Shepard; dir: Judith Swift. Apr 11-May 5.

• Trinity Repertory Co, Providence, (401) 351-4242,
The Song of Summer,
Lauren Yee; dir: Taibi Magar. Thru Apr 14.
Little Shop of Horrors,
book and lyrics: Howard Ashman; music: Alan Menken; dir: Tyler Dobrowsky. Apr 11-May 12.

The Wilbury Theatre Group, Providence, (401) 400-7100,
Nick Payne; dir: Aubrey Snowden. Thru Apr 13.

South Carolina

Centre Stage, Greenville, (864) 233-6733,
Into The Woods,
book: James Lapine; music: Stephen Sondheim. Thru Apr 7.
Treehouse, Joe Musso. Thru Apr 3.

Charleston Stage, (843) 577-7183,
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast,
book: Linda Woolverton; lyrics: Howard Ashman, Tim Rice; music: Alan Menken; dir: Marybeth Clark. Apr 3-28.
The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley, book, music, lyrics: Timothy Allen McDonald; music and lyrics: Jonathan K. Waller; music: Stephen Gabriel, David Weinstein; dir: Sam Henderson. Apr 20-27.

Lean Ensemble Theater, Hilton Head Island, (843) 715-6676,
Barefoot in the Park,
Neil Simon; dir: Blake White. Apr 25-May 5.

• PURE Theatre, Charleston, (843) 723-4444,
Apr 19-May 11.

Trustus Theatre, Columbia, (803) 254-9732,
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby,
adapt: Simon Levy; dir: Chad Henderson. Apr 5-27.

The Village Repertory Co, Charleston,
Ben Butler,
Richard Strand; dir: Keely Enright. Thru Apr 6.
Hollywood, Joe DiPietro; dir: Keely Enright. Apr 26-May 18.

The Warehouse Theatre, Greenville, (864) 235-6948,
Cry It Out,
Molly Smith Metzler; dir: Rebekah Suellau. Apr 26-May 12.


Clarence Brown Theatre Co, Knoxville, (865) 974-5161,
The Real Inspector Hound,
Tom Stoppard; dir: Terry Silver-Alford. Thru Apr 14.
The Madwoman of Chaillot, Jean Giraudoux; trans: Laurence Senelick; dir: Paul Barnes. Apr 24-May 12.

Nashville Repertory Theatre, Nashville, (615) 782-4040,
Shakespeare in Love,
adapt: Lee HAll; music: Paddy Cunneen; dir: Rene Copeland. Thru Apr 13.


A. D. Players, Houston,
JCG Legacy Series,
Jeannette Clift George; dir: Kevin Dean. Apr 10-14.
Juan, Su Historia, Jeannette Clift George; dir: Marion Arthur Kirby. Apr 18-20.

Alley Theatre, Houston, (713) 220-5700,
Crimes of the Heart,
Beth Henley; dir: Theresa Rebeck. Apr 12-May 5.

• Austin Playhouse,
The Book of Will,
Lauren Gunderson; dir: Lara Toner Haddock. Apr 5-May 5.
Summer and Bird, Katherine Catmull. Apr 29-May 11.

Cara Mía Theatre Co, Dallas, (214) 516-0706,
Teatro en Fuga: A Festival of New Works,
Apr 12-28.

The Catastrophic Theatre, Houston, (713) 521-4533,
Brian Jucha. Apr 12-May 5.

• Circle Theatre, Fort Worth, (817) 877-3040,
Office Hour,
Julia Cho. Apr 18-May 11.

• Dallas Children’s Theater, (214) 740-0051,
Tuck Everlasting,
Mark J. Frattaroli. Thru Apr 7.

Dallas Theater Center, (214) 252-3927,
The Wolves,
Sarah DeLappe; dir: Wendy Dann. Thru Apr 14. Co-production with Southern Methodist University, TX
Twelfth Night, Shakespeare; dir: Kevin Moriarty. Thru Apr 28.
Real Women Have Curves, Josefina López; dir: Christie Vela. Apr 26-May 19.

• The Ensemble Theatre Houston, (713) 807-4300,
Freeda Peoples,
Joyce Sylvester; dir: Eileen J. Morris. Thru Apr 14.

Kitchen Dog Theater, Dallas, (214) 953-1055,
Wolf at the Door,
Marisela Treviño Orta; dir: Christopher Carlos. Apr 11-May 5.

Main Street Theater, Houston, (713) 524-6706,
Schoolhouse Rock Live!,
adapt: Theatre BAM; book: Scott Ferguson, Kyle Hall, George Keating; music and lyrics: Lynn Ahrens, Bob Dorough, Dave Frishberg, Kathy Mandry, George Newall, Tom Yohe; dir: Daria Allen. Thru May 24.
The Weir, Conor McPherson; dir: Andrew Ruthven. Thru Apr 7.
Goosebumps the Musical: Phantom of the Auditorium, book and lyrics: John Maclay; music: Danny Abosch. Apr 14-May 11.

• Mary Moody Northen Theatre, Austin, (512) 448-8484,
Spring Awakening,
book and lyrics: Steven Sater; music: Duncan Sheik. Apr 4-14.

Second Thought Theatre, Dallas, (866) 811-4111,
Lela & Co.,
Cordelia Lynn; dir: Kara-Lynn Vaeni. Apr 3-27.

• Stage West Theatre, Fort Worth, (817) 784-9378,
The Father,
adapt: Christopher Hampton from Florian Zeller; dir: Tina Parker. Apr 4-28.

Stages Repertory Theatre, Houston, (713) 527-0123,
Little Shop of Horrors,
book and lyrics: Howard Ashman; music: Alan Menken. Thru Apr 28.
Murder for Two, book and lyrics: Kellen Blair; book and music: Joe Kinosian. Apr 24-Jun 16.

Bishop Arts Theatre Center, Dallas, (214) 948-0716,
Down for #TheCount: A Women Playwrights One Act Play Festival,
France-Luce Benson, Emily Mann, Kat Ramsburg; dir: Camika Spencer. Thru Apr 7.

Theatre Three, Dallas, (214) 871-3300,
Susan Cooper, Hume Cronyn; dir: Emily Scott Banks. Thru Apr 7.
Raptured, Matt Coleman, Matt Lyle; dir: Jeffrey Schmidt. Apr 25-May 19.

Undermain Theatre, Dallas, (214) 747-5515,
Whither Goest Thou America: A Festival of New American Play Readings,
Apr 10-May 2.
so go the ghosts of méxico, part three, Matthew Paul Olmos; dir: Katherine Owens. Apr 12-May 5.

The VORTEX, Austin, (512) 478-5282,
Last: An Extinction Comedy,
Ensemble; dir: Rudy Ramirez. Thru Apr 27.

WaterTower Theatre, Addison, (972) 450-6232,
Everything is Wonderful,
Chelsea Marcantel; dir: Kelsey Leigh Ervi. Apr 19-May 12.

ZACH Theatre, Austin, (512) 476-0541,
Wake Up, Brother Bear!,
dir: Carolyn Dellinger. Thru Apr 21.
Matilda the Musical, book: Dennis Kelly; music and lyrics: Tim Minchin; dir: Nat Miller, Abe Reybold. Apr 3-May 12.
The Ballad of Klook and Vinette, book: Ché Walker; music and lyrics: Anoushka Lucas, Omar Lyefook. Apr 24-May 26.


Salt Lake Acting Company, Salt Lake City, (801) 363-7522,
Silent Dancer,
Kathleen Cahill; dir: Cynthia Fleming. Apr 10-May 12.


Northern Stage, White River Junction, (802) 296-7000,
book: Enda Walsh; music and lyrics: Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová. Apr 10-May 19.

Vermont Stage, Burlington, (802) 863-5966,
The Legend of Georgia McBride,
Matthew Lopez; dir: Gregory Ramos. Apr 17-May 5.


• 1st Stage, Tysons,
Stephen Karam, PJ Paparelli; dir: Alex Levy, Juan Francisco Villa. Thru Apr 20.

American Shakespeare Center, (540) 851-1733,
The Merry Wives of Windsor,
Shakespeare. Thru Apr 13.
Henry IV, Part 1, Shakespeare. Thru Apr 11.
Anne Page Hates Fun, Amy E. Witting.  Thru Apr 14.
The Belle’s Stratagem, Hannah Cowley. Thru Apr 13.
Arden of Faversham, Thru Apr 12.
The Comedy of Errors, Shakespeare; dir: Desdemona Chiang. Apr 17-Jun 9.
The Winter’s Tale, Shakespeare; dir: Kevin Rich. Apr 18-Jun 8.
Antigone, Sophocles; dir: Doreen Bechtol. Apr 19-Jun 7.

Firehouse Theatre, Richmond, (804) 355-2001,
River City Vaudeville,
Thru Apr 14.
Burlesque Right Meow, Thru Apr 28.

Kennedy Center – Theater for Young Audiences, Arlington, (202) 467-4600,
Broadway Center Stage: The Who’s Tommy,
book: Des McAnuff, Pete Townshend; lyrics: Pete Townshend. Apr 24-28.

• Virginia Repertory Theatre, Richmond, (804) 282-2620,
Broadway Bound,
Neil Simon. Thru Apr 20.
Atlantis: A New Musical, book, music, lyrics: Matthew Lee Robinson; book: Ken Cerniglia, Scott Morris. Apr 12-May 5.

Virginia Stage Company, Norfolk, (757) 627-1234,
Native Gardens,
Karen Zacarias. Apr 10-28.

• WSC Avant Bard, Arlington, (703) 418-4808,
Suzan-Lori Parks. Thru Apr 14.

West Virginia

Greenbrier Valley Theatre, Lewisburg,  (304) 645-3838,
‘night, Mother, Marsha Norman; dir: KB Saine. Apr 19-May 4.


The 5th Avenue Theatre, Seattle, (206) 625-1900,
Marie: A New Musical,
book and lyrics: Lynn Ahrens; music: Stephen Flaherty; dir: Susan Stroman. Thru Apr 14.
Urinetown, book and lyrics: Greg Kotis; music and lyrics: Mark Hollman; dir: Bill Berry. Apr 6-Jun 9. Co-production with ACT – A Contemporary Theatre, WA
The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, book: Joe Tracz; music and lyrics: Rob Rokicki; dir: Stephen Brackett. Apr 23-28.

• ACT – A Contemporary Theatre, Seattle, (206) 292-7676,
Mark Hollmann, Greg Kotis;  dir: Bill Berry. Apr 6-May 26. Co-production with The 5th Avenue Theatre, WA

ARTSWEST, Seattle, (206) 938-0339,
Annie Baker. Thru Apr 7.

Seattle Children’s Theatre, (206) 441-3322,
Barry Kornhauser; dir: Rita Giomi. Thru May 5.
The Diary of Anne Frank, adapt: Wendy Kesselman from Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett; dir: Janet Allen. Apr 4-May 19. Co-production with Indiana Repertory Theatre, IN

Seattle Repertory Theatre, (206) 443-2222,
A Doll’s House, Part 2,
Lucas Hnath; dir: Braden Abraham. Thru Apr 28.
Nina Simone: Four Women, Christina Ham; dir: Valerie Curtis-Newton. Apr 26-Jun 2.

Taproot Theatre Company, Seattle, (206) 781-9707,
We Will Not Be Silent,
David Meyers. Thru Apr 27.


• Forward Theater Company, Madison, (608) 258-4141,
Life Sucks,
Aaron Posner; dir: Jennifer Uphoff Gray. Thru Apr 14.

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, (414) 291-7800,
Ben Butler,
Richard Strand; dir: Michael Cotey. Apr 12-28.

• Milwaukee Repertory Theater, (414) 224-9490,
Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash,
adapt: Jason Edwards, Richard Maltby, Jr., William Meade; dir: Dan Kazemi. Thru May 26.
Rep Lab, Apr 4-8.
Every Brilliant Thing, Jonny Donahoe, Duncan Macmillan; dir: Terrence J. Nolen. Apr 12-28.
Two Trains Running, August Wilson; dir: Timothy Douglas. Apr 16-May 12.

Next Act Theatre, Milwaukee, (414) 278-0765,
How to Write a New Book for the Bible,
Bill Cain; dir: David Cecsarini. Apr 4-28.


Off Square Theatre Company, Jackson, (307) 733-4900,
J.T. Rogers. Apr 19-20.

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