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May 2022

With plays, musicals, and more, check out these offerings on U.S. stages.

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Alabama

The Marvelous Wonderettes

By: Roger Bean

Directed by: Melissa Rain Anderson

Alabama Shakespeare Festival

Alabama

Event Date(s): Tue May 24 - Sun Jun 26

Type of Event: Theatre Performance — Musical

Venue: Festival Stage

Price: $25

Reference Link: https://asf.net/the-marvelous-wonderettes-2022/

Description:

This smash Off-Broadway hit takes us to the 1958 Springfield High School prom, where we meet and learn about the lives and loves of four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts. More than 30 classic ’50s and ’60s hits, including “Lollipop” and “Dream Lover.”

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Alaska

The Mommy Dance

By: Written and directed by Jill Bess. Music by Jill Bess & Darcy McMullen Kreger

Directed by: Jill Bess

Cyrano's Theatre Company

Anchorage

Event Date(s): Fri May 06 - Sun May 29

Type of Event: Live Performance

Venue: Cyrano's Theatre

Price: $

Reference Link: https://www.cyranos.org

Description:

Ah, motherhood! With the birth of a new baby, one new mother discovers all the ways her life has changed. The joys, the angst, the confusion and more, in a comic musical journey that explores all of the changes that birthing a new life brings.

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Arizona

Schoolhouse Rock Live!

By: Book by Scott Ferguson, George Keating and Kyle Hall Music and Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, Bob Dorough, Dave Frishberg, Kathy Mandry, George Newall and Tom Yohe

Childsplay Theatre

Phoenix

Event Date(s): Sat Apr 23 - Sun May 22

Type of Event: Theatre

Venue: Herberger Theatre Center

Price: $Starting at $13

Reference Link: https://www.childsplayaz.org/index.php/shows/21-22season/spring-show22

Description:

A pop culture phenomenon returns to the musical stage with songs you loved updated for a whole new generation! Schoolhouse Rock Live! is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

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Arkansas

Into the Woods

By: Stephen Sondheim

The Arkansas Repertory Theatre

Little Rock

Event Date(s): Tue Apr 19 - Sun May 08

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: Arkansas Repertory Theatre

Price: Varies

Reference Link: https://therep.org

Description:

Stephen Sondheim’s most popular musical turns the world of fairy tales topsy-turvy, reminding us that granted wishes often bring complications. Filled with exquisite music and lyrics, this innovative new production is sure to enchant as it ventures beyond “happily ever after.”

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The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity

By: Kristoffer Diaz

Directed by: Dexter Singleton

TheatreSquared

Fayetteville

Event Date(s): Wed Apr 13 - Sun May 08

Type of Event: In-Person and Streaming

Venue: TheatreSquared

Price: $10-58

Reference Link: https://theatre2.org

Description:

The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity slams together thrilling spectacle, incredible characters, and geopolitical allegory into an invigorating theatrical experience you can’t find on pay-per-view.

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Mariposa/Butterfly

By: José Casas and Sandy Asher

Tricycle Theatre for Youth

Bentonville

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 08 - Fri May 20

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Tricycle Theatre (and the Trike Theatre Truck tour)

Description:

A low fence separates neighbors but much more divides them. Even the arrival of a caterpillar causes disagreement — until mariposa/butterfly and its eventual departure unites them in wonder, sadness, and a new understanding of their shared, beautiful world.

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Next Gen Project

By: Trike Resident Actor Company (TRAC)

Directed by: Meg Greene and Christopher Tennison

Tricycle Theatre for Youth

Bentonville

Event Date(s): Fri May 13 - Sat May 21

Type of Event: Performance

Venue: Tricycle Theatre

Description:

TRAC artists and their directors will work as an ensemble to create an original production from the ground up. They will explore multicultural theatre styles, theatrical devising methods, and diverse writing techniques.

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California

Real Women Have Curves

By: Josefina Lopez

Directed by: Marie Ramirez Downing

6th Street Playhouse

Santa Rosa

Event Date(s): Thu May 12 - Sun May 29

Type of Event: Play

Venue: The Monroe Stage

Price: $35

Reference Link: https://6thstreetplayhouse.com

Description:

Chronicles a week in a hot, cramped, house-turned-sewing factory of a 34-year-old undocumented immigrant owner in danger of losing her sewing equipment (and being deported) if she can’t make her payments. Funny, uplifting, and insightful.

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Metamorphoses

By: Mary Zimmerman from Ovid

Directed by: Julia Rodriguez-Elliott

A Noise Within

Pasadena

Event Date(s): Sun May 08 - Sun Jun 05

Type of Event: Play

Price: $25-79

Reference Link: https://www.anoisewithin.org/play/metamorphoses/

Description:

Primal storytelling and modern sensibility collide in a sensual re-envisioning of Greek myths — while immersed in a pool of water on stage. Mary Zimmerman creates this Tony-nominated masterpiece that mesmerizes with tales of Midas, Orpheus, Aphrodite, and more.

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The Lehman Trilogy

By: Adapted by Ben Power from Stefano Massini

Directed by: Sam Mendes

American Conservatory Theater

San Francisco

Event Date(s): Wed Apr 20 - Sun May 22

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Geary Theater

Price: $25–130

Reference Link: https://www.act-sf.org/whats-on/20202122-season/the-lehman-trilogy/

Description:

A.C.T. presents the National Theatre and Neal Street Productions’ international theatrical sensation, The Lehman Trilogy. This critically-acclaimed modern theatrical classic about a family and a company that changed the world is told in three epic parts over one evening.

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The Zip Code Plays, Season Three

By: Peppur Chambers, Diana Burbano, Daniel Hirsch, Ann Noble, Alex Goldberg, and Steve Apostolina

Directed by: Rondrell McCormick, Cameron Watson, Sara Lyons, Jonathan Muñoz-Proulx, Lisa Sanaye Dring, and Gregg T Daniel

Antaeus Theatre Company

Los Angeles

Event Date(s): Thu Dec 02 - Fri Dec 02

Type of Event: Audio Play Series

Venue: Zipcodeplays.info or wherever you get your podcasts

Price: $0

Reference Link: https://antaeus.org/plays-events/the-zip-code-plays-season-three/

Description:

Celebrate the diverse culture and history of Los Angeles neighborhoods from the safety of your home with The Zip Code Plays, Season Three, a new series of six original audio plays written by Playwrights Lab members and recorded by Antaeus Actors.

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The Lifespan of a Fact

By: Jeremy Karekan, David Murell & Gordon Farrell

Directed by: Michael Stevenson

Capital Stage

Sacramento

Event Date(s): Wed May 04 - Sun Jun 05

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Capital Stage

Price: $25-49

Reference Link: https://capstage.org/the-plays/the-lifespan-of-a-fact/

Description:

Based on a true story, we follow Fingal who has a small job: To fact-check articles for one of the best magazines in the country. His boss has given him a big assignment: A groundbreaking piece by legendary author D’Agata. Fingal soon discovers the piece is full of lies.

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Our Town

Directed by: Markus Potter

Center REPertory Company

Walnut Creek

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 15 - Sat May 07

Type of Event: Theatre

Venue: Lesher Center for the Arts

Price: $

Reference Link: https://lesherartscenter.showare.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=1500

Description:

Described by Edward Albee as “the greatest American play ever written,” Our Town presents the small town of Grover’s Corners in three acts: “Daily Life,” “Love and Marriage,” and “Death and Eternity.”

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Hadestown

By: Music, Lyrics and Book by Anaïs Mitchell, Developed with Rachel Chavkin

Directed by: Rachel Chavkin

Center Theatre Group

Los Angeles

Event Date(s): Tue Apr 26 - Sun May 29

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: Ahmanson

Price: $subject to change

Reference Link: https://www.centertheatregroup.org/tickets/ahmanson-theatre/2021/hadestown/

Description:

Winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and the 2020 Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album, this acclaimed new show by celebrated singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell and innovative director Rachel Chavkin is a love story for today… and always.

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Come From Away

By: Book, Music and Lyrics by Irene Sankoff and David Hein

Directed by: Christopher Ashley

Center Theatre Group

Los Angeles

Event Date(s): Tue May 31 - Sun Jun 12

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: Ahmanson

Price: $subject to change

Reference Link: https://www.centertheatregroup.org/tickets/ahmanson-theatre/2021/come-from-away/

Description:

Come From Away tells the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.

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World Premiere: Waiting for Next

By: Jeffrey Lo

Directed by: Leslie Martinson

City Lights Theater Company

San Jose

Event Date(s): Thu May 19 - Sun Jun 19

Type of Event: Play

Venue: In Person

Price: $25-49

Reference Link: https://cltc.org/explore-our-2021-22-season/

Description:

Frank is in a school parking lot waiting for his parents (like he always is) when he meets Marcus, who is also waiting (like he always is). What comes next is a friendship that defines both of their lives.

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A Cabbello: A Tribute to Sondheim

Coachella Valley Repertory

Cathedral City

Event Date(s): Sat May 14 - Sun May 15

Type of Event: Musical Theater Concert

Venue: Coachella Valley Repertory

Price: $40

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Description:

A Cabbello, Men Making Magical Music, the desert’s premier male vocal performance group, presents a tribute to the musical genius of Stephen Sondheim and modern Broadway composers.

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Broadway Showstoppers: The Musicals of Stephen Sondheim, With Guest Star Teri Ralston

Coachella Valley Repertory

Cathedral City

Event Date(s): Thu May 19 - Thu May 19

Type of Event: Musical Theater Concert

Price: $35

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Description:

Join Glenn Rosenblum and guest star Teri Ralston as they explore the musicals of the legendary composer Stephen Sondheim.

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You Must Believe in Spring

Directed by: Eileen Barnett

Coachella Valley Repertory

Cathedral City

Event Date(s): Thu May 26 - Thu May 26

Type of Event: Cabaret Performance

Venue: Coachella Valley Repertory

Price: $35

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Description:

Eileen Barnett and musical director Michael Collum take the stage with this one-night-only cabaret. Barnett inspires with an extensive mix of songs and comedy on why you must believe in spring.

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Eighty-Sixed

By: Book by Jeremy J. King, Music and Lyrics by Sam Salmond

Directed by: Kevin Newbury

Diversionary Theatre

San Diego

Event Date(s): Thu May 12 - Sun Jun 12

Type of Event: World Premiere Musical

Venue: Diversionary Theatre

Price: $20-65

Reference Link: https://www.diversionary.org/azul

Description:

NYC 1986: BJ Rosenthal is determined to keep the party going despite the HIV/AIDS crisis closing in around him. Based on the celebrated novel and pulsating with joy, Eighty-Sixed unearths an epidemic that shook the world to reveal a community’s fight to reclaim its future.

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Man of God

By: Anna Ouyang Moench

Directed by: Maggie Burrows

Geffen Playhouse

Los Angeles

Event Date(s): Tue May 24 - Fri Jul 22

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Geffen Playhouse

Price: $65+

Reference Link: https://www.geffenplayhouse.org/tickets/25th-anniversary-season/

Description:

During a mission trip to Bangkok, four members of a Korean Christian girls’s youth group discover that their revered pastor has hidden a camera in their hotel bathroom.

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Once Upon A Time in Nazi Occupied Tunisia

By: Josh Azouz

Directed by: TBA

L.A. Theatre Works

Los Angeles

Event Date(s): Fri May 20 - Sun May 22

Type of Event: Live in performance audio theatre recording

Venue: James bridges Theater

Price: $65.00

Reference Link: https://latw.org

Description:

Four months into the Nazi occupation of Tunisia, two couples—one Muslim and one Jewish—are trying to survive war and marriage, and save themselves from a Nazi named Grandma. Recorded live in front of an audience for radio, distribution on CD, digital download, and streaming.

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The Sound Inside

By: Adam Rapp

Directed by: Jasson Minadakis

Marin Theatre Company

Mill Valley

Event Date(s): Thu May 26 - Sun Jun 19

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Boyer Theatre

Price: $25-$60

Reference Link: https://www.marintheatre.org/

Description:

Nominated for six 2020 Tony Awards including Best Play, this riveting thriller by Obie Award winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist Adam Rapp was named a New York Times Critic’s Pick and was listed among “Best of the Year” in Time, the Chicago Tribune, the New York Daily News, and more.

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PrEP Play, or Blue Parachute

By: Yilong Liu

New Conservatory Theatre Center

San Francisco

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 01 - Sun May 08

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Walker Theatre

Price: $25-55

Reference Link: https://www.nctcsf.org/21-22-Season/PrEP-Play

Description:

Erik’s world is thrown into free-fall when he’s pulled into a wondrously bizarre time-traveling journey by Agent 701 (AKA his now-sentient PrEP pill). Landing in the AIDS epidemic of the 1980s, Erik finds himself in a race against history to save a life lost decades ago.

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Encore

New Conservatory Theatre Center

San Francisco

Event Date(s): Fri May 13 - Sun Jun 12

Type of Event: Performance

Venue: Decker Theatre

Price: $25-55

Reference Link: https://www.nctcsf.org/21-22-Season/Encore

Description:

Celebrate 40 years of New Conservatory Theatre Center with a magically melodious performance of iconic numbers from a songbook of over 50 musical productions that have lit up our stage, featuring hit songs from blockbuster mega-musicals and hidden gems from indie darlings.

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Forbidden Broadway’s Greatest Hits

By: Gerard Alessandrini

Directed by: William Selby

North Coast Repertory Theatre

Solana Beach

Event Date(s): Wed Apr 20 - Sun May 15

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: North Coast Rep

Price: $60

Reference Link: https://northcoastrep.org

Description:

Celebrate Broadway’s unforgettable musical legends! Experience Broadway’s greatest satirist in this hilarious, loving, and endlessly entertaining tribute to some of the theatre’s most cherished stars and songwriters. Forbidden Broadway’s Greatest Hits parodies Broadway musicals.

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Into the Woods

By: James Lapine, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Directed by: Roger DeLaurier

PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre

Santa Maria

Event Date(s): Thu Apr 28 - Sun May 15

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: Marian Theatre

Price: $19.25-50.00

Reference Link: http://pcpa.org/IntoTheWoods/

Description:

When the Baker and his wife learn that a witch’s curse has left them childless, the two set off on a journey into the woods to break the spell. Wishes are granted, but the consequences follow closely behind.

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JFest

By: numerous

Directed by: numerous

San Diego Reperatory Theatre

San Diego

Event Date(s): Mon May 23 - Tue Jul 19

Type of Event: Festival

Venue: San Diego Repertory Theatre & Virtually

Price: $ranges

Reference Link: www.sdrep.org/jfest

Description:

JFest 2022 is back! Celebrate Jewish heritage, culture, art, and ideas this summer at the 29th Annual Lipinsky Family Jewish Arts Festival, presented by SD Rep. Free and paid events take place in person at the REP theatre downtown and at venues in North County, plus online events.

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In Every Generation

By: Ali Viterbi

Directed by: Todd Salovey

San Diego Repertory Theatre

San Diego

Event Date(s): Thu May 26 - Sun Jun 19

Type of Event: Performance

Venue: San Diego Repertory Theatre

Price: $

Reference Link: https://www.sdrep.org/show-detail.php?id=659

Description:

One family. One holiday. Four millennia. The Levi-Katz family celebrates Passover again and again—1416 BCE, 1954, 2019, and 2050 to be exact! While the time, location, and language changes, the traditions stay the same.

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In Every Generation

By: Ali Veterbi

Directed by: Todd Salovey and Emily Moler

San Diego Repertory Theatre

San Diego

Event Date(s): Thu May 26 - Sun Jun 19

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Lyceum Space

Price: $25

Reference Link: www.sdrep.org/generation

Description:

SD Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of In Every Generation, the story of one family over four millennia. The Levi-Katz family celebrates Passover again and again—in 1416 BCE, 1954, 2019, and 2050, to be exact.

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The Children

By: Lucy Kirkwood

San Luis Obispo Repertory Theatre

San Luis Obispo

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 29 - Sun May 15

Type of Event: Drama

Venue: San Luis Obispo Repertory Theatre

Price: $20-38

Reference Link: https://

Description:

Two retired nuclear scientists reside in an isolated cottage by the sea as the world around them crumbles. Together they are going to live forever on yogurt and yoga, until an old friend arrives with a frightening request.

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A Small Fire

By: Adam Bock

Directed by: Mary Ann Rodgers

Shotgun Players

Berkeley

Event Date(s): Sat May 14 - Sun Jun 12

Type of Event: Theatre Performance

Venue: Ashby Stage

Price: $7-40

Reference Link: https://shotgunplayers.org/online/article/small-fire

Description:

The story follows Emily Bridges, a woman used to running all things—from her construction business to her family—until she suddenly begins experiencing mysterious changes. As her world shifts, her relationships transform in poignant and revelatory ways.

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A Small Fire

By: Adam Bock

Directed by: Mary Ann Rodgers

Shotgun Players

Berkeley

Event Date(s): Sat May 14 - Sun Jun 05

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Ashby Stage

Price: $8-40

Reference Link: https://shotgunplayers.org/online/article/small-fire

Description:

Adam Bock’s meticulously crafted script follows Emily Bridges, a woman used to running all things — from her construction business to her family — until she suddenly begins experiencing mysterious changes. As her world shifts, her relationships transform.

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Apartment Living

By: Boni B. Alvarez

Directed by: Jon Lawrence Rivera

Skylight Theatre Company

Los Angeles

Event Date(s): Sat Apr 23 - Sun Jun 05

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Skylight Theatre

Price: $35-40

Reference Link: https://skylighttheatre.org/

Description:

Behaviors change in forced captivity during the pandemic in Los Angeles. Do we like what we learn about the people we love? Presented with Playwrights’ Arena.

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Colorado

The Liar

By: Adapted by David Ives from Pierre Corneille

Directed by: Geoffrey Kent

Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities

Arvada

Event Date(s): Fri Feb 04 - Sun May 22

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Arvada Center Black Box Theatre

Price: $45-50

Reference Link: https://arvadacenter.org/events/the-liar

Description:

Fiendishly clever and a bit naughty, this updated adaptation of the classic French farce weaves wordplay and swordplay into a wild 17th-century romp.

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Animal Farm

By: Adapted by Nelson Bond from George Orwell

Directed by: Jessica Robblee

Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities

Arvada

Event Date(s): Fri Feb 25 - Sat May 21

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Arvada Center Black Box Theatre

Price: $45-50

Reference Link: https://arvadacenter.org/events/animal-farm

Description:

All animals are created equal — or are they? Animal Farm is a timely fable of power and corruption revealing sharp insights and relevant questions about today’s society.

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Stick Fly

By: Lydia R. Diamond

Directed by: Jada Suzanne Dixon

Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities

Arvada

Event Date(s): Fri Mar 18 - Thu May 19

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Arvada Center Black Box Theatre

Price: $45-50

Reference Link: https://arvadacenter.org/events/stick-fly

Description:

What should be a relaxing summer weekend on Martha’s Vineyard goes south when the LeVay brothers bring new girlfriends home to meet their wealthy and imposing parents. Lydia Diamond’s refreshing and bold story grapples with race, class, and cultural expectations.

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Fireflies

By: Donja R. Love

Curious Theatre Company

Denver

Event Date(s): Sat Apr 30 - Sat May 28

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Curious Theatre Company

Price: $$28-$45

Reference Link: https://www.curioustheatre.org/event/fireflies/

Description:

A church bombing has shaken the Civil Rights Movement to its core and Reverend Charles Grace now must galvanize his followers to continue their journey. Meanwhile, he and his wife Olivia struggle with too many secrets, regrets, and uncertainty about the future of Black Americans.

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Fireflies

By: Donja R. Love

Directed by: TBA

Curious Theatre Company

Denver

Event Date(s): Thu Apr 28 - Sat May 28

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Curious Theatre Company

Price: $20-45

Reference Link: https://www.curioustheatre.org/event/fireflies/

Description:

A church bombing has shaken the Civil Rights Movement to its core, and the Rev. Charles Grace now must galvanize his followers to continue their journey onward. However, it is his wife, Olivia, who authors his fiery speeches while playing the role of the supportive partner at home.

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Choir Boy

By: Tarell Alvin McCraney

Denver Center for the Performing Arts

Denver

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 29 - Sun May 29

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: Kilstrom Theatre

Price: $

Reference Link: https://www.denvercenter.org/tickets-events/choir-boy/

Description:

Despite embodying the strong morals his school promotes, being gay has made Pharus an outsider. Featuring gorgeous gospel music, this soaring coming-of-age drama was created by Oscar-winning screenwriter Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight).

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Quixote Nuevo

Denver Center for the Performing Arts

Denver

Event Date(s): Fri May 13 - Sun Jun 12

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: Wolf Theatre

Price: $

Reference Link: https://www.denvercenter.org/tickets-events/quixote-nuevo/

Description:

¡Que viva el Quixote! An inspiring modern reimagining of the classis. Set in the fictional modern-day Texas border town of La Plancha, the story follows Quixote and his luckless but trusty sidekick, Sancho, as they embark on a fantastical quest in search of long-lost love.

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Choir Boy

By: Tarell Alvin McCraney

Directed by: Jamil Jude

Denver Center Theatre Company

Denver

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 22 - Sun May 29

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Kilstrom Theatre

Price: TBD

Reference Link: https://https://www.denvercenter.org/tickets-events/choir-boy/

Description:

Featuring gorgeous gospel music, this stunning coming-of-age drama was created by Oscar-winning screenwriter Tarell Alvin McCraney of Moonlight.

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Quixote Nuevo

By: Octavio Solis

Directed by: Lisa Portes

Denver Center Theatre Company

Denver

Event Date(s): Fri May 13 - Sun Jun 12

Type of Event: Theatre

Venue: Wolf Theatre

Price: TBD

Reference Link: https://www.denvercenter.org/tickets-events/quixote-nuevo/

Description:

¡Que viva el Quixote! An inspiring modern reimagining of the classic.

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Until the Flood

By: Dael Orlandersmith

Directed by: Neel Keller

Denver Center Theatre Company

Denver

Event Date(s): Sat Aug 07 - Thu Nov 30

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Online

Price: Free

Reference Link: https://https://www.denvercenter.org/tickets-events/until-the-flood/

Description:

After the death of Michael Brown, the Ferguson Unrest shook the nation to its core and put a spotlight on the police brutality and discrimination that plague our institutions. Dael Orlandersmith created eight fictional characters to represent the broad spectrum of perspectives.

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The Bluest Eye

By: Adapted by Lydia R. Diamond from Toni Morrison

Theatreworks Colorado

Colorado Springs

Event Date(s): Thu Apr 21 - Sun May 15

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Ent Center for the Arts

Price: $32.00

Reference Link: https://entcenterforthearts.org/theatreworks/events

Description:

A longing to be loved dwells in all of us. This story follows a young Black girl’s coming of age in 1940s Ohio, in a beautiful staging of Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison’s classic novel.

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Connecticut

Queen

By: Madhuri Shekar

Directed by: Aneesha Kudtarkar

Long Wharf Theatre

New Haven

Event Date(s): Tue May 17 - Sun Jun 05

Type of Event: Play

Venue: the Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck III Theatre

Price: $55

Reference Link: https://longwharf.org/shows-events/queen/

Description:

Queen is a provocative portrayal of brilliant women confronting inconvenient truths.

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District-of-Columbia

Cambodian Rock Band

By: Lauren Yee

Directed by: Chay Yew

Arena Stage

Washington

Event Date(s): Tue Apr 12 - Sun May 15

Type of Event: Play with music

Venue: Kreeger Theater

Price: $

Reference Link: https://www.arenastage.org/

Description:

Arena will kick off the first North American tour of New York’s Signature Theatre’s production of Lauren Yee’s acclaimed play. Thrilling mystery meets rock concert in this passionate story about survivors, family and the enduring power of music.

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Drumfolk

By: Step Afrika!

Arena Stage

Washington

Event Date(s): Tue May 31 - Sun Jun 26

Type of Event: Dance

Venue: Fichandler Stage

Price: $

Reference Link: https://www.arenastage.org/

Description:

Drumfolk takes audiences on a journey from the 17th century to today, revealing the hidden histories and resounding movements that transformed America.

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On Your Feet! En español

By: Book by Alexander Dinelaria; Music, Lyrics & Orchestration by Gloria and Emilio Estefan

Directed by: Luis Salgado

GALA Hispanic Theatre

Washington

Event Date(s): Thu May 05 - Sun Jun 05

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: GALA Hispanic Theatre

Price: $30-70

Reference Link: https://www.galatheatre.org/post/on-your-feet-en-espa%C3%B1ol

Description:

The Spanish-language premiere of this jukebox musical that took Broadway by storm, based on the inspiring story of the Cuban-American 26-time Grammy-winning husband-and-wife team Gloria and Emilio Estefan. Prepare to be On Your Feet from curtain to curtain!

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Marys Seacole

By: Jackie Sibblies Drury

Directed by: Eric Ruffin

Mosaic Theater Company of DC

Washington

Event Date(s): Wed May 04 - Sun May 29

Type of Event: In-person/live theater

Venue: Atlas Performing Arts Center - Sprenger Theatre

Price: $50 - 68

Reference Link: https://mosaictheater.org/marys-seacole

Description:

A “dazzling hall of mirrors” (New York Times) told with a furiously singular vision by Pulitzer winner Jackie Sibblies Drury, this play, based in part on the autobiography of Mary Seacole, charts one woman’s extraordinary journey through space and time.

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District-Of-Columbia

John Proctor Is the Villain

By: Kimberly Belflower

Directed by: Marti Lyons

Studio Theatre

Washington

Event Date(s): Wed Apr 27 - Sun Jun 05

Type of Event: Theatre Play

Venue: Studio Theatre

Price: $50-95

Reference Link: https://www.studiotheatre.org/plays/play-detail/2021-2022-john-proctor-is-the-villain

Description:

In this world premiere by a major new voice, the students of Helen County High are dealing with sex ed, group projects for The Crucible, and a small town scandal that might not actually be a total witch hunt after all.

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There’s Always the Hudson

By: Paola Lázaro

Directed by: Jess McLeod

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

Washington

Event Date(s): Mon May 09 - Sun Jun 05

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

Price: $Starting at $29

Reference Link: https://www.woollymammoth.net/event/theres-always-the-hudson/

Description:

A hilarious, fearless, and fucked-up adventure about two fractured souls who make a pact to get revenge and let loose their fury. A new work by and staring Paola Lázaro (AMC’s The Walking Dead).

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Florida

Footloose

By: Dean Pitchford and Walter Bobbie, with music by Tom Snow and lyrics by Pitchford and additional music by Eric Carmen, Sammy Hagar, Kenny Loggins, and Jim Steinman

American Stage

St. Petersburg

Event Date(s): Wed Apr 06 - Sun May 08

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: Demens Landing Park

Price: $21-53

Reference Link: https://americanstage.org

Description:

Based on the explosive rock-n-roll musical movie, this Broadway hit tells the story of Ren McCormack, a big city teen who finds himself out of place in a rural town where dancing has been outlawed. Footloose celebrates the spirit and optimism of young people fighting for change.

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Knoxville

By: Frank Galati, Stephen Flaherty, and Lynn Ahrens

Directed by: Frank Galati

Asolo Repertory Theatre

Sarasota

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 15 - Wed May 11

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: Mertz Theatre

Reference Link: https://www.asolorep.org/events/detail/knoxville-1

Description:

This innovative world premiere musical reunites the Tony Award-winning creative team of Ragtime and is based on the novel A Death in the Family. A powerful illumination of the forces that shape who we are, Knoxville is a coming-of-age story about family, faith, and love.

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Eureka Day

By: Jonathan Spector

Directed by: Bianca LaVerne Jones

Asolo Repertory Theatre

Sarasota

Event Date(s): Wed May 11 - Sat Jun 04

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Cook Theatre

Reference Link: https://www.asolorep.org/events/detail/eurekaday

Description:

An illness is spreading through the progressive and accepting Eureka Day School — and it isn’t just the mumps. When the outbreak threatens to become an epidemic, it’s a race to see what will destroy this community first: The disease or each other.  When does “us” become “them?”

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Maytag Virgin

By: Audrey Cefaly

Directed by: Greg Longenhagen

Florida Repertory Theatre

Fort Myers

Event Date(s): Tue Apr 12 - Sun May 22

Type of Event: Professional Theatre

Venue: Florida Repertory Theatre

Price: $

Reference Link: https://www.floridarep.org/the-season/maytag-virgin/

Description:

This heartwarming new comedy is an old-fashioned romance about two people who thought they’d never find love again. A funny and heartwarming romance from the author of Alabaster! Voted Best Comedy by ArtsAtlanta.

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The Legend of Georgia McBride

By: Matthew Lopez

Directed by: Kate Alexander

Florida Studio Theatre

Sarasota

Event Date(s): Wed Mar 30 - Sun May 22

Type of Event: Mainstage Play

Venue: FST's Gompertz Theatre

Price: $36+

Reference Link: https://www.floridastudiotheatre.org/legend-georgia-mcbride

Description:

He’s young, he’s broke, and he’s just found out his wife is pregnant. To make matters more desperate, Casey is struggling with his gig as an Elvis impersonator. When his boss brings in a B-level drag show to replace his act, Casey finds that he has a whole lot to learn.

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Laughing Matters

By: Rebecca Hopkins, Kevin Allen, Stephan deGhelder, Sarah Durham, and Jim Prosser

Directed by: Richard Hopkins

Florida Studio Theatre

Sarasota

Event Date(s): Wed Feb 09 - Sun Jun 19

Type of Event: FST Original Musical Revue

Venue: FST's Court Cabaret

Price: $36+

Reference Link: https://www.floridastudiotheatre.org/laughing-matters-0

Description:

Laughing Matters, FST’s hit musical sketch comedy show, is back for round six! And this time, nothing and no one is safe from a good-spirited roast. Laughing Matters delivers fast-paced comedy inspired by the culture and politics of today.

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Boca

By: Jessica Provenz

Directed by: Julianne Boyd

GableStage

Coral Gables

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 22 - Sun May 22

Type of Event: Play

Venue: GableStage @ the Biltmore Hotel & Resort

Price: $35-65

Reference Link: http://www.gablestage.org/production/

Description:

Celebrate our Sunshine State by traveling to Boca Raton, where the lawns and residents are perfectly maintained. This not-to-be-missed comedy follows a group of retirees who — between golf, bridge, and Botox — can be found bickering, gossiping, and living it up like they’re teens anew.

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Another Revolution

By: Jacqueline Bircher

Directed by: Lisa Rothe

Gulfshore Playhouse

Naples

Event Date(s): Sat Apr 30 - Sun May 15

Type of Event: Theatre

Venue: The Norris Center

Price: $

Reference Link: https://www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org/2021-2022-season/another-revolution/

Description:

Two graduate students are forced to share a lab at Columbia University and find they are opposed in more ways than just their scientific disciplines. Amid the chaotic and uncertain year 1968, they each discover what it’s like to be thrown into someone else’s orbit.

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The Resistible Rise Of Arturo Ui

By: By Bertolt Brecht, Translated By George Tabori

Directed by: David M. Jenkins

Jobsite Theater

Tampa

Event Date(s): Wed May 11 - Sun Jun 05

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Shimberg Playhouse, Straz Center

Price: $19.50+

Reference Link: https://jobsitetheater.org

Description:

Bertolt Brecht’s 1941 literary shot-across-the-bow at the Nazi takeover, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui recasts Hitler’s rise to 1930s Chicago, where a gangster methodically pulls the green grocer trade into a stranglehold.

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The Belle of Amherst

By: William Luce

Palm Beach Dramaworks

West Palm Beach

Event Date(s): Fri May 20 - Sun Jun 05

Type of Event: play

Price: $59-94

Reference Link: https://www.palmbeachdramaworks.org/program/groupevent

Description:

Based on the life of Emily Dickinson, this one-woman show paints a vivid portrait of the beloved, enigmatic poet.

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A Skeptic and a Bruja

By: Rosa Fernandez

Directed by: Patrice Amon

Urbanite Theatre

Sarasota

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 01 - Sun May 08

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Urbanite Theatre

Price: $5-35

Reference Link: https://www.urbanitetheatre.com/askepticandabruja

Description:

Priscilla buys a home in the middle of nowhere with the hopes of turning it into a bed and breakfast. When she starts having paranormal experiences, she calls Sam and Jess from the hit ghost-hunting show A Skeptic and a Bruja to help her.

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Float Like a Butterfly and From Birmingham to Broadway

By: Tarra Conner jones and Michael Jacobs and Nate Jacobs

Directed by: Nate Jacobs

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe

Sarasota

Event Date(s): Wed May 04 - Sun May 29

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe

Price: $45

Reference Link: https://westcoastblacktheatre.secure.force.com/ticket#/events/a0S5a00000FHM0JEAX

Description:

WBTT is thrilled to present two world premiere one-act plays under the auspices of its New Playwrights Series: one an ode to Nell Carter and the other about the legendary boxer Muhammad Ali.

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Georgia

TBA World Premiere Musical

By: TBA

Directed by: Kenny Leon

Alliance Theatre

Atlanta

Event Date(s): Wed May 25 - Sun Jun 26

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: The Coca-Cola Stage at Alliance Theatre

Price: $25 - 85

Reference Link: https://alliancetheatre.org/production/2021-22/world-premiere-musical

Description:

The Alliance will produce a world-premiere musical by an exciting creative team with direction by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon. Leon is known to Atlanta audiences as the former artistic director of Alliance and as the founder and artistic director emeritus of True Colors Theatre.

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Swindlers

By: Chris Anthony Ferrer

Aurora Theatre

Lawrenceville

Event Date(s): Thu May 19 - Mon Jun 06

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Aurora Theatre

Description:

Swindlers is a hilarious new farce that centers around bungling burglars, Jerry and Miles, who are set to make easy pickings of a millionaire Miami mansion. The madcap caper? Finding the $300 million diamond first and getting out alive!

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Southbound: True Life Tales from the ATL and Beyond

By: Various

Directed by: Megan Hayes, Brittani Minnieweather producers

Horizon Theatre Company

Atlanta

Event Date(s): Mon Sep 13 - Thu Jun 30

Type of Event: Performance virtual/live

Venue: Horizon Theatre Company, on location and virtual

Price: $0

Reference Link: https://www.horizontheatre.com/southbound-true-life-tales-from-the-atl-and-beyond/

Description:

From the depths of the ATL, an original show of short-form performances based on true-life tales told from the heart by writers, musicians, actors, journalists, leaders. Story, song, spoken word, film, and more, once a month on Monday nights—virtual and eventually live.

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TBA

By: TBA

Directed by: TBA

Horizon Theatre Company

Atlanta

Event Date(s): Fri May 13 - Sun Jun 26

Type of Event: Atlanta or Southeastern premiere

Venue: Horizon Theatre

Price: $25-45

Reference Link: https://www.horizontheatre.com/

Description:

Summer production of an Atlanta, Southeastern, or world premiere of a contemporary play.

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TBA

By: TBA

Directed by: TBA

Horizon Theatre Company

Atlanta

Event Date(s): Fri May 13 - Sun Jun 26

Type of Event: Atlanta or Southeastern premiere

Venue: Horizon Theatre

Price: $25-45

Reference Link: https://www.horizontheatre.com/

Description:

Summer production TBA

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Equitable Dinners: Lift Every Voice

By: Various Playwrights

Directed by: Various Directors

Out of Hand Theater

Atlanta

Event Date(s): Sun Sep 19 - Sun Jun 19

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Virtual Via Zoom

Price: $0.00

Reference Link: https://www.equitabledinners.com

Description:

A new play every month. Equitable Dinners: Lift Every Voice is a free monthly, online series featuring art, experts, and conversation. Every month, we address a different racial equity topic—with a guest speaker, a 10-minute play, and small-group conversations.

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Idaho

The Show on the Roof

By: Book by Tom Ford, Music/Lyrics by Alex Syiek

Directed by: Rory Pelsue

Boise Contemporary Theater

Boise

Event Date(s): Wed Apr 13 - Sat May 07

Type of Event: World Premiere Musical

Venue: Boise Contemporary Theater

Price: $$10-38

Reference Link: https://bctheater.org/the-show-on-the-roof-2/

Description:

There’s a nightly floor show at the local drive-in, on the roof! Join us for a journey through the turbulent times of 1955 in Boise, Id., where no one is safe from suspicion. This hilarious and heartbreaking world premiere examines the “homosexual panic” that swept through the city.

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Illinois

Last Hermanos

By: Exal Iraheta

A Red Orchid Theatre

Chicago

Event Date(s): Thu Apr 21 - Sun Jun 12

Type of Event: World

Venue: A Red Orchid Theatre

Price: $

Reference Link: https://aredorchidtheatre.org/

Description:

Reunited and on the run, Miguel and Julio are fleeing an America where being Latinx is a life sentence. Sequestered in a Texas state park, the arrival of a sympathetic deserter brings the conflict between Julio’s desire for revolution and Miguel’s longing for normalcy into focus.

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The Magnolia Ballet

By: Terry Guest

Directed by: Mikael Burke

About Face Theatre

Chicago

Event Date(s): Thu May 12 - Sat Jun 11

Type of Event: Play

Venue: The Den Theatre

Price: $

Reference Link: https://aboutfacetheatre.com/show/the-magnolia-ballet/

Description:

When Ezekiel, a Black teenager with a secret, discovers a trove of forbidden love letters among his late grandfather’s belongings, he begins to believe that the only way to fight the ghosts of racism, homophobia, and toxic masculinity is to burn everything to the ground.

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All’s Well That Ends Well

By: William Shakespeare

Directed by: Shana Cooper

Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Chicago

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 22 - Sun May 29

Type of Event: Play

Venue: CST's Courtyard Theater

Price: $49-$90

Reference Link: https://www.chicagoshakes.com/plays_and_events/allswell

Description:

Besotted with a man who does not return her love, the intelligent, resourceful young Helena navigates the complexities of unrequited romance, courtly drama, and the pesky meddling of her elders — only to discover that happy endings are never as simple as they seem in fairy tales.

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Two Trains Running

By: August Wilson

Directed by: Ron OJ Parson

Court Theatre

Chicago

Event Date(s): Thu May 12 - Sun Jun 12

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Court Theatre

Reference Link: https://www.courttheatre.org/season-tickets/2021-2022-season/two-trains-running/

Description:

Amidst the Civil Rights Movement, Memphis Lee fights to get a fair price for his restaurant which is slated for demolition. Meanwhile, the diner’s regulars search for work, love, and justice as their neighborhood continues to change and the rules are stacked against them.

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Enough to Let the Light In

By: Paloma Nozicka

Directed by: Kimberly Senior

Jackalope Theatre Company

Chicago

Event Date(s): Thu Apr 28 - Sun Jun 05

Type of Event: World Premiere Play Production

Venue: Jackalope Theatre in the Broadway Armory

Price: $15-35

Reference Link: https://jackalopetheatre.org

Description:

A couple spends the night celebrating a milestone, but it quickly devolves into chaos as buried secrets are revealed and lives are irrevocably changed. Enough to Let the Light In is a full-length psychological thriller about love, truth, and the ghosts that won’t let us go.

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Intimate Apparel

By: Lynn Nottage

Directed by: Tasia A. Jones

Northlight Theatre

Skokie

Event Date(s): Thu Apr 14 - Sun May 15

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Northlight Theatre

Price: $30-$89

Reference Link: https://northlight.org/events/intimate-apparel/

Description:

In 1905, a Black seamstress named Esther sews her way out of poverty stitch by delicate stitch, creating fine lingerie for her Manhattan clientele while longing for more. But as her new marriage quickly leads to regret, Esther turns back to her sewing machine to rebuild her life.

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The Luckiest

By: Melissa Ross

Directed by: Cody Estle

Raven Theatre Company

Chicago

Event Date(s): Wed May 04 - Sun Jun 19

Type of Event: Play

Venue: East Stage

Price: $40

Reference Link: https://www.raventheatre.com/stage/the-luckiest/

Description:

A diagnosis shatters Lissette’s world and she finds herself at odds with her best friend and her mother, both with strong opinions wrapped in good intentions. This tender and funny play explores the uncertain and tragic territory of how we choose to take ownership of our lives.

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Seagull

By: Yasen Peyankov from Anton Chekhov

Directed by: Yasen Peyankov

Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Chicago

Event Date(s): Thu Apr 28 - Sun Jun 12

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Price: $44-110

Reference Link: https://www.steppenwolf.org/tickets--events/seasons/2021-22/seagull/

Description:

In a giant country house filled to overflow on a long summer weekend in the Russian countryside, three generations collide in Yasen Peyankov’s extraordinarily funny and magical adaption of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull. This all-ensemble cast will open our new Round Theater.

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Athena

By: Gracie Gardner

Directed by: essica Fisch, with choreography by Steph Paul

Writers Theatre

Glencoe

Event Date(s): Thu May 05 - Sun Jul 17

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Writers Theatre - Gillian Theatre

Reference Link: https://www.writerstheatre.org/athena

Description:

A fast-paced, engaging new play from Gracie Gardner, Athena received an acclaimed premiere in New York in 2018. Director Jessica Fisch brings her deft touch for storytelling to this portrait of two high-achieving young women, simultaneously rivals and allies, pushing each other.

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Indiana

The Paper Dreams of Harry Chin

By: Jessica Huang

Directed by: Jaki Bradley

Indiana Repertory Theatre

Indianapolis

Event Date(s): Tue Apr 19 - Sun May 22

Type of Event: Play

Venue: IRT Upperstage

Price: $26-$67.50

Reference Link: https://www.irtlive.com

Description:

Despite the U.S. ban against Chinese immigrants, Harry Chin forged a new identity to earn precious American dollars to send home to his starving village. A hauntingly theatrical tale from our overlooked history considers the repercussions of making a group of people illegal.

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Steel Magnolias

By: Robert Harling

Directed by: Laura Gordon

Indiana Repertory Theatre

Indianapolis

Event Date(s): Tue May 10 - Sun Jun 05

Type of Event: Play

Venue: One American Stage

Price: $26-$67.50

Reference Link: https://www.irtlive.com

Description:

With sharp, witty banter and memorable one-liners, six women from all walks of life celebrate the everyday joys and tears of small-town living while gathered at their favorite hair salon.

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Kentucky

When I Read My Daughter Rudyard Kipling

By: Adapted by Manik Choksi from Rudyard Kipling

Actors Theatre of Louisville

Louisville

Event Date(s): Fri Sep 03 - Sat Dec 31

Type of Event: Animated play

Venue: Virtual

Price: $Free with Membership

Reference Link: https://www.actorstheatre.org/shows/2020-2021/when-i-read-my-daughter-rudyard-kipling/

Description:

In this brief animated series reminiscent of Charlie Brown, a daughter’s perceptive questions prompt her father to see Kipling’s tales in a new light. With humor and warmth, When I Read My Daughter Rudyard Kipling illuminates how a child’s curiosity can catalyze fresh insight.

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Finding Black Boy Joy

By: Lance G. Newman II

Directed by: Featuring Isiah Fish, Nipsey Green, David Moore, Lance G. Newman II, and DeepSea Rice

Actors Theatre of Louisville

Louisville

Event Date(s): Fri Sep 03 - Sat Dec 31

Type of Event: Streaming Performance

Venue: Virtual

Price: $Free with Membership

Reference Link: https://www.actorstheatre.org/shows/2020-2021/finding-black-boy-joy/

Description:

Finding Black Boy Joy is an exploration of the nature of existing in this nation as a Black man. It spans politics to love to introspections on race, class, and masculinity. These selections were written at various stages of Newman’s 16-year career writing and performing poetry.

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Plague Doctor: Contagion 430 BCE–2020 AD

By: Robert Barry Fleming and Jenni Page-White

Directed by: Game design by Alex Bezuska

Actors Theatre of Louisville

Louisville

Event Date(s): Fri Oct 15 - Sat Dec 31

Type of Event: Video Game

Venue: Virtual

Price: $5

Reference Link: https://bit.ly/PlagueDoctorGame

Description:

Athens, 430 BCE. Marseille, 1720. Philadelphia, 1918. Louisville, 2020. In this first-person narrative game, explore four deadly epidemics and the choices that save—or cost—the lives of countless people. A gripping story of greed, compassion, and courage in times of crisis.

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Unscripted

Directed by: curated by Erica Denise

Actors Theatre of Louisville

Louisville

Event Date(s): Fri Sep 03 - Sat Dec 31

Type of Event: Conversation Series

Venue: Virtual

Price: $Free with Membership

Reference Link: https://www.actorstheatre.org/unscripted/

Description:

Launched in 2020 as a series of live broadcasts, this responsive discussion series brings together panelists across the community to investigate an array of topics—from the protests and reckoning with systemic racism in Louisville to questions of equity in the American theatre.

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Still Ready: Originals

By: Created and performed by Christina Acosta Robinson and Ken Robinson

Directed by: Robert Barry Fleming

Actors Theatre of Louisville

Louisville

Event Date(s): Mon Sep 27 - Sat Dec 31

Type of Event: Musical Celebration of Black Artistry

Venue: Virtual

Price: Pay what you choose, starting at $10

Reference Link: https://www.actorstheatre.org/shows/2020-2021/still-ready/

Description:

Still Ready shares the creative partnership between the Robinsons, together for more than a decade. Blending Ken’s gorgeous musical compositions and Christina’s stunning artwork and poetry, this production celebrates love, joy, and expansive Black artistry.

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Romeo & Juliet: Louisville 2020

By: William Shakespeare

Directed by: Robert Barry Fleming

Actors Theatre of Louisville

Louisville

Event Date(s): Wed Sep 01 - Sat Dec 31

Type of Event: Digital play

Venue: Virtual

Price: Pay what you choose, starting at $10

Reference Link: https://https://www.actorstheatre.org/shows/2020-2021/romeo-juliet-louisville-2020/

Description:

A global pandemic and social unrest embroil the nation in conflict as the children of sworn enemies dare to imagine a world where hearts are not ruled by hatred. This interpretation explores the divisions that animate contemporary culture — and the tragic costs of intolerance.

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Ali Summit

By: Idris Goodwin

Directed by: Robert Barry Fleming in collaboration with Crux Cooperative, with graphic art by Andy Perez

Actors Theatre of Louisville

Louisville

Event Date(s): Thu Sep 02 - Sat Dec 31

Type of Event: Play and virtual reality experience

Venue: Virtual

Price: Pay what you choose, starting at $10

Reference Link: https://www.actorstheatre.org/shows/2020-2021/ali-summit/

Description:

Inspired by the 1967 summit of prominent Black athletes who met to question Muhammad Ali about his conscientious objection to military service, this project is a collaboration between Idris Goodwin, Robert Barry Fleming, and the extended reality storytellers of Crux Cooperative.

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Where Did We Sit on the Bus?

By: Brian Quijada

Directed by: Matt Dickson, with digital creation by Satya Chávez and Dickson

Actors Theatre of Louisville

Louisville

Event Date(s): Thu Sep 02 - Tue May 31

Type of Event: Play and virtual

Venue: Virtual

Price: Pay What You Choose Starting at $10

Reference Link: https://www.actorstheatre.org/shows/2020-2021/where-did-we-sit-on-the-bus/

Description:

During a lesson on Rosa Parks, a Latinx kid begins searching for her own people’s place in American history. Infused with a mix of rap, hip-hop, and spoken word, this exploration delves into the experience of growing up in an immigrant family and finding identity in making art.

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COVID Classics: One-Act Plays for the Age of Quarantine

By: Guillaume Apollinaire, Anton Chekhov, Luigi Pirandello, August Strindberg, and Thucydides

Directed by: Robert Barry Fleming

Actors Theatre of Louisville

Louisville

Event Date(s): Thu Sep 02 - Sat Dec 31

Type of Event: Streaming Short Plays

Venue: Virtual

Price: $Pay What You Choose Starting at $10

Reference Link: https://www.actorstheatre.org/shows/2020-2021/covid-classics/

Description:

Reimagining works by master dramatists—and the first surrealist—this vibrant assortment of short plays brings together tales from trailblazing writers whose creative experiments redefined the possibilities of theatre in moments of seismic change.

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The Yellow Wallpaper

By: Adapted from Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Directed by: Cinematography and editing by Christopher Gerson, with associate producing by Tarah Flanagan and costume coordinator by Margaret E Weedon

Actors Theatre of Louisville

Louisville

Event Date(s): Thu Sep 02 - Sat Dec 31

Type of Event: Animated play

Venue: Virtual

Price: Pay What You Choose Starting at $10

Reference Link: https://www.actorstheatre.org/shows/2020-2021/the-yellow-wallpaper/

Description:

Cut off from intellectual stimulation and coddled by her doctor husband, a woman with a “nervous condition” begins to notice troubling things hiding in the bedroom wallpaper. This animated suspense-thriller breathes new life into Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s feminist masterpiece.

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Okolona Habla (okolona speaks)

By: Marcos Morales

Directed by: performed by Alexa Echeverria, Marcos Morales, and Sassa Rivera

Actors Theatre of Louisville

Louisville

Event Date(s): Fri Sep 03 - Sat Dec 31

Type of Event: Streaming Spoken Word Performance

Venue: Virtual

Price: $Free with Membership

Reference Link: https://www.actorstheatre.org/shows/2020-2021/okolona-habla/

Description:

It’s political. It’s hopeful. Written by poet Marcos Morales, Okolona Habla (okolona speaks) is a bilingual exploration of being a child of immigrants in Louisville, Ky. This event celebrates remembering where you came from and claiming space where you are.

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Fix It, Black Girl

By: Hannah L. Drake

Directed by: Performed by Erica Denise, Hannah L. Drake, Janelle Renee Dunn, Robin G, Sujotta Pace, and Kala Ross

Actors Theatre of Louisville

Louisville

Event Date(s): Fri Sep 03 - Sat Dec 31

Type of Event: Performance

Venue: Virtual

Price: Free with Membership

Reference Link: https://www.actorstheatre.org/shows/2020-2021/fix-it-black-girl/

Description:

Hannah L. Drake, nationally recognized poet and author, presents an original curation of spoken word poetry, essay, and song. Performed by Drake and other Louisville artists, this virtual event celebrates resilience and the power generated by collective action.

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Louisville Sessions

By: sessions by Bridge 19, Chanson Calhoun, Coyia, JONJOHN, Rob Lee, Sasha Renee, Kiana & the Sun Kings, Tez of 2Deep, Tiny Tiny, and Unusual Heat

Actors Theatre of Louisville

Louisville

Event Date(s): Fri Sep 03 - Sat Dec 31

Type of Event: Music Series

Venue: Virtual

Price: $Free with Membership

Reference Link: https://www.actorstheatre.org/louisville-sessions/

Description:

This series celebrates the vast sound, feel, and artistry of Kentucky’s dynamic music scene. Each session features a local band or solo artist responding to the moment through an original song and video. The first 10 sessions are available to watch in our Member Library.

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Borrowed Wisdom With Robert Barry Fleming

By: featuring guests from many different disciplines

Directed by: Robert Barry Fleming

Actors Theatre of Louisville

Louisville

Event Date(s): Fri Sep 03 - Sat Dec 31

Type of Event: Podcast

Venue: Virtual

Price: $Free with Membership

Reference Link: https://www.actorstheatre.org/borrowed-wisdom/

Description:

Theatre is an inherently interdisciplinary craft, and Robert Barry Fleming, Actors Theatre’s executive artistic director, finds inspiration everywhere. In each episode, he talks with an unrivaled expert in their field, full of ideas, strategies, and challenges around their work.

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Louisiana

Treasure Island

By: A.J. Allegra, James Bartelle, Alex Martinez Wallace

Directed by: A.J. Allegra

The NOLA Project

New Orleans

Event Date(s): Wed May 11 - Fri May 27

Type of Event: Play

Venue: NOMA's Besthoff Sculpture Garden

Price: $20-55

Reference Link: https://www.nolaproject.com/treasureisland

Description:

Jim Hawkins and his mother Ruth are innkeepers in a quiet seaside English village. All that changes following the surprise visit of a mysterious sailor on the run from a one-legged pirate. Soon, they find themselves headed straight for adventure on a ship bound for Skull Island.

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Maryland

Dream Hou$e

By: Eliana Pipes

Directed by: Laurie Woolery

Baltimore Center Stage

Baltimore

Event Date(s): Thu Apr 21 - Sun May 15

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Baltimore Center Stage

Price: $

Reference Link: https://www.centerstage.org/plays-and-events/dream-house/

Description:

Two Latinx sisters guest star on an HGTV-style reality show to sell their family home in rapidly gentrifying Hilo Villa, California. While on camera, one sister grapples with turmoil in the family’s past while the other learns how much she’s willing to sacrifice for the future. In partnership with Alliance Theatre and Long Wharf Theatre.

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Crying on Television

By: R. Eric Thomas

Directed by: Reginald L. Douglas

Everyman Theatre

Baltimore

Event Date(s): Tue May 31 - Sun Jun 26

Type of Event: Theatre

Venue: mainstage

Price: $Starting at $29

Reference Link: https://everymantheatre.org/everymans-20212022-season-0

Description:

This world premiere comedy from a Baltimore-based writer, humorist, and internet sensation is both laugh-out-loud funny and beguilingly sweet. It’s a platonic rom-com about four strangers, the notion of loving TV characters a little too much, and trying to form friendships as an adult.

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The Legend of Georgia McBride

By: Matthew Lopez

Directed by: Julie Herber

Maryland Ensemble Theatre

Frederick

Event Date(s): Fri May 13 - Sun Jun 12

Type of Event: Stageplay

Venue: Maryland Ensemble Theatre

Price: $28

Reference Link: https://ci.ovationtix.com/35900/production/1066209

Description:

A down-on-his-luck Elvis impersonator in a run-down, small-town Florida bar is fired from his gig. When the bar owner brings in a B-level drag show to replace his act, he finds that he has a whole lot to learn about show business—and himself.

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it’s not a trip it’s a journey

By: Charly Evon Simpson

Directed by: Nicole A. Watson

Round House Theatre

Bethesda

Event Date(s): Tue Apr 05 - Sun May 08

Type of Event: Performance

Venue: Round House Theatre

Price: $refer to website

Reference Link: https://www.roundhousetheatre.org/

Description:

June needs a journey. Like, now. So she convinces her friends to ditch New York City (and their cellphones) for an impromptu road trip to the Grand Canyon.

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“We declare you a terrorist…”

By: Tim J. Lord

Directed by: Ryan Rilette & Jared Mezzocchi

Round House Theatre

Bethesda

Event Date(s): Thu Apr 07 - Sun May 08

Type of Event: Performance

Venue: Round House Theatre

Price: $refer to website

Reference Link: https://www.roundhousetheatre.org/

Description:

Moscow, 2002, halfway through Putin’s first official term as president. After he brutally crushes a rebellion in the territory of Chechnya, a group of Chechen insurgents hijack a blockbuster musical and take the entire audience, including the playwright, hostage.

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Massachusetts

1776

By: Peter Stone and Sherman Edwards

Directed by: Jeffrey L. Page and Diane Paulus

American Repertory Theater

Cambridge

Event Date(s): Sun May 15 - Sun Jul 24

Type of Event: Musical Revival

Venue: Loeb Drama Center

Price: $25 and up

Reference Link: https://

Description:

How much will we compromise in the pursuit of freedom? And who does that freedom belong? A new production of the Tony Award-winning musical reexamines a pivotal moment in American history with a cast that reflects multiple representations of race, gender, and ethnicity.

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Sea Sick

By: Alanna Mitchell

Directed by: Franco Boni with Ravi Jain

ArtsEmerson

Boston

Event Date(s): Wed May 11 - Sun May 22

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Jackie Liebergott Black Box

Price: $60

Reference Link: https://artsemerson.org/events/sea-sick/

Description:

A journalist trades headlines for the stage in an attempt to save the world. Presented with the Theatre Centre.

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Best Summer Ever

By: Kevin Kling

Directed by: Steven Dietz

Merrimack Repertory Theatre

Lowell

Event Date(s): Wed May 04 - Sun May 22

Type of Event: Theatre Performance

Price: $

Reference Link: https://www.mrt.org

Description:

Ah, summer for a kid: sleepaway camps, lazy days at the pool, and late nights gazing at the stars. That’s the life for 9-year-old Maurice, until a significant loss and one little lie threaten to throw shade on his summer.

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The Inheritance Parts 1 & 2

By: Matthew Lopez

Directed by: Paul Daigneault

SpeakEasy Stage Company

Boston

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 22 - Sat Jun 11

Type of Event: Theatre - Play - Drama

Venue: Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts

Price: $25+

Reference Link: http://www.speakeasystage.com/2021-22-season/

Description:

Inspired by E.M. Forster’s Howards End, The Inheritance is an epic two-part play that follows three generations of gay men as they grapple with the tragedy of the past and what it means for their future.

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Michigan

Night Blooming

By: Joseph Zettelmaier

Detroit Repertory Theatre

Detroit

Event Date(s): Thu Apr 14 - Sun May 22

Type of Event: Theatrical Play

Venue: Detroit Repertory Theatre

Price: $20

Reference Link: https://www.detroitreptheatre.com

Description:

The transcendent power of a mother’s love that ever blooms, even in the darkest of nights.

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Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill

By: Lainie Robertson

Directed by: Shanisia Davis

Farmers Alley Theatre

Kalamazoo

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 29 - Sun May 15

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Farmers Alley Theatre

Price: $10-40

Reference Link: http://www.farmersalleytheatre.com/shows/2021-22/lady-day-emersons-bar-grill

Description:

Farmers Alley Theatre is honored to once again partner with the Gilmore Piano Festival for a moving production about the last days of Billie Holiday.

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Minnesota

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Musical

By: Kevin Del Aguila

Directed by: Jenn Thompson

Children's Theatre Company

Minneapolis

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 22 - Sat Jun 18

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: Children's Theatre Company

Price: $15-63

Reference Link: https://childrenstheatre.org/shows-and-tickets/2021-2022-season/

Description:

Grab a hall pass and don’t be late for this hilarious musical, familiar to anyone who survived middle school!

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Once

By: Enda Walsh, Glen Hansard, and Markéta Irglová

Directed by: Amanda White

DalekoArts

New Prague

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 29 - Sun May 15

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: Prague Theater

Price: $15-25

Reference Link: https://www.dalekoarts.com/c/tickets-season/once

Description:

On the streets of Dublin, an Irish musician and a Czech immigrant are drawn together by their shared love of music. Over the course of one fateful week, an unexpected friendship and collaboration quickly evolves into a powerful but complicated love story.

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Destiny of Desire

By: Karen Zacarías

Directed by: Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Guthrie Theater

Minneapolis

Event Date(s): Sat Apr 30 - Sun Jun 05

Type of Event: Theater

Venue: McGuire Proscenium Stage

Price: $15-$80

Reference Link: https://www.guthrietheater.org

Description:

The joys, tribulations, and plot twists of epic love are bursting onstage in Karen Zacarías’ brilliantly funny and Broadway-bound homage to the telenovela.

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Dirty Laundry

By: Mathilde Dratwa

Directed by: TBA

Playwrights' Center

Minneapolis

Event Date(s): Mon Apr 25 - Fri May 13

Type of Event: Staged Reading

Venue: Playwrights' Center & Online

Price: $Free

Reference Link: https://pwcenter.org/playlabs-festival

Description:

Following the unexpected loss of her mother and subsequent discovery of her father’s infidelity, an adult daughter alternates between grief and anger. In Dirty Laundry, Mathilde Dratwa explores the absurdity and messiness of life and death.

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The Percy Meacham Dance Experience

By: Darren Canady

Directed by: TBA

Playwrights' Center

Minneapolis

Event Date(s): Tue Apr 26 - Fri May 13

Type of Event: Staged Reading

Venue: Playwrights' Center & Online

Price: $Free

Reference Link: https://pwcenter.org/playlabs-festival

Description:

The Percy Meacham Dance Experience is known the world over as a vibrant, propulsive ambassador for Black life and culture. But new times demand new dreams…and apparently new bodies.

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Trapt

By: Stacey Rose

Directed by: TBA

Playwrights' Center

Minneapolis

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 29 - Thu May 12

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Playwrights' Center and Online

Price: Free

Reference Link: https://pwcenter.org/playlabs-festival

Description:

Trapt, part fable, part documentary theatre with an ensemble cast, explores the world of trap music, its artists, and its culture. Inspired by the events surrounding the legal woes of Soundcloud rapper Tay K 47, Trapt seeks to understand the motivation behind the music.

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Two Jews Walk Into A War…

By: Seth Rozin

Six Points Theater (formerly Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company)

St. Paul

Event Date(s): Sat Apr 30 - Sun May 22

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Highland Park Community Center, 1978 Ford Parkway St. Paul, MN, 55116:

Price: $15-38

Reference Link: https://mnjewishtheatre.org/two-jews-walk-into-a-war

Description:

Zeblyan and Ishaq are the last two Jews living in Kabul. Against a backdrop of explosions and bullets, the two men must reconcile their theological differences. Inspired by true events, this play balances humor and poignancy in a touching look at cultural continuity.

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All American Boys

By: Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely

Stages Theatre Company

Minneapolis

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 29 - Sun May 22

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Capri Theater

Price: $14-16

Reference Link: https://www.stagestheatre.org/all-american-boys/

Description:

The lives of two high school boys, one Black and one white, powerfully intersect after a violent act of racially motivated police brutality. A co-production with the Capri Theater.

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The North Star

By: Peter H. Reynolds

Directed by: Sandy Boren-Barrett and Ann Marie Omeish

Stages Theatre Company

Hopkins

Event Date(s): Fri Jan 14 - Mon Feb 13

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: Stages Theatre Company

Price: $14-16

Reference Link: https://www.stagestheatre.org/north-star/

Description:

From the award-winning author of The Dot and Ish comes an encouraging tale of self-determination, creativity, and hope. Chart a meaningful path through constellations, in collaboration with Escalate Dance.

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What Do You Do With An Idea?

By: Based on the book by Kobi Yamada

Stages Theatre Company

Hopkins

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 08 - Sun May 08

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: Stages Theatre Company

Price: $14-16

Reference Link: https://www.stagestheatre.org/what-do-you-do-with-an-idea/

Description:

Our idea was to create a new musical based on this award-winning book and in April 2022, our idea will unfurl on our main stage. “What do you do with an idea?” the boy asks, and at first, it seems the best thing to do is ignore it.

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All American Boys

By: Adapted by Jody Drezner Alperin and Vicky Finney Crouch from Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely

Stages Theatre Company

Minneapolis

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 29 - Sun May 22

Type of Event: Play

Venue: The Capri Theater

Price: $14-15

Reference Link: https://www.stagestheatre.org/all-american-boys/

Description:

The lives of two high-school boys, one Black and one white, powerfully intersect after a violent act of racially-motivated police brutality. Unfolding through the boys’s alternating perspectives, the story follows their journey as they grapple with the devastating impact of racism. Presented with the Capri Theater.

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Thunder Knocking on the Door

By: Keith Glover

Directed by: Marcela Lorca

Ten Thousand Things Theater

Twin Cities

Event Date(s): Thu Mar 31 - Sun May 08

Type of Event: Live, in person performance

Venue: Plymouth Congregational Church - Guild Hall

Price: $0-$35

Reference Link: https://tenthousandthings.org/season/thunder-knocking-on-the-door

Description:

Featuring Ronnie Allen, Brian Bose, Rajané Katurah, Thomasina Petrus, T. Mychael Rambo. This mythical tale takes place at the crossroads of “here and there,” where Marvell Thunder, a mysterious shapeshifter, challenges Glory, a blind songstress, to a magical duel on the guitar.

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Jelly’s Last Jam

By: George C. Wolfe

Directed by: Kelli Foster Warder

Theater Latté Da

Minneapolis

Event Date(s): Wed Mar 30 - Sun May 08

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: Ritz Theater

Price: $$35 and up

Reference Link: https://www.latteda.org/jellys-last-jam

Description:

From the back alleys of New Orleans to the dance halls of Chicago and the clubs of New York, the Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning Jelly’s Last Jam tells the troubled story of the self-proclaimed inventor of jazz with spectacular dance breaks and a smokin’ jazz score.

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Missouri

The Old Man and the Old Moon

By: Book, Music, and Lyrics by PigPen Theatre Co.

Directed by: Stuart Carden

Kansas City Repertory Theatre (KCRep)

Kansas City

Event Date(s): Tue May 03 - Sun May 22

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: Spencer Theatre

Price: $35-79

Reference Link: https://kcrep.org/21-22-season

Description:

A whimsical American fable performed by live folk musicians that will charm and delight audiences of all ages.

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Pete the Cat

By: Adapted by Sarah Hammond from James and Kimberly Dean, with music by Will Aronson

Directed by: Jeff Church

The Coterie Theatre

Kansas City

Event Date(s): Tue Mar 29 - Sun May 22

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: The Coterie Theatre

Price: $14.00-$18.00

Reference Link: https://thecoterie.org/performance/pete-the-cat

Description:

With its Beach Boys musical vibe and ’60s feel, Pete the Cat will have everyone in the family strumming and strutting along with the grooviest guitar-slinging cat in town.

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Jitney

By: August Wilson

Directed by: TBA

The St. Louis Black Repertory Company

University City

Event Date(s): Wed May 11 - Sun May 29

Type of Event: Play

Venue: The Edison Theater

Price: $15-50

Reference Link: https://theblackrep.org

Description:

Set in the late 1970s, Jitney takes place in the midst of urban renewal, which threatens to eliminate the makeshift gypsy cab service. The story follows a group of men who drive these cabs as they navigate love as fathers and sons, loss and hope, and ultimately, community.

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The Inheritance, Part 1 & 2

By: Matthew Lopez

Directed by: Jeff Church & Ian R. Crawford

Unicorn Theatre

Kansas City

Event Date(s): Wed May 11 - Sun Jun 12

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Unicorn Theatre

Price: $

Reference Link: https://unicorntheatre.org/the-inheritance/

Description:

An epic and touching journey through generations of gay America.

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New-Jersey

Double Play

By: Dan McCormick, Alan Zweibel

Directed by: Roy Steinberg

Cape May Stage

Cape May

Event Date(s): Wed May 25 - Sat Jun 18

Type of Event: Theater

Price: $45.00

Reference Link: https://capemaystage.showare.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=375

Description:

In Dan McCormick’s Becoming Satchel Paige, the legendary pitcher Satchel Paige, speaks at a festive gala only to be drawn into much deeper memories of his life when he sees a well-worn leather satchel. And in Alan Zweibel’s Happy, a baseball fan travels to Delray Beach to find “Happy” Haliday, a favorite baseball player from his youth.

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Ride the Cyclone: The Musical

By: Brooke Maxwell and Jacob Richmond

Directed by: Sarah Rasmussen

McCarter Theatre Center

Princeton

Event Date(s): Sat Apr 30 - Sun May 29

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: Berlind Theater

Price: $65-$85

Reference Link: https://www.mccarter.org/cyclone

Description:

Part comedy, part tragedy, and wholly unexpected, this wildly imaginative story delivers surprises at every turn and reveals the resilience of the human spirit in spite of senseless tragedy.

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Much Ado About Nothing

By: William Shakespeare

Directed by: Rakesh Palisetty

Two River Theater

Red Bank

Event Date(s): Fri May 06 - Sun May 15

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Two River Theater

Price: TBD

Reference Link: https://tworivertheater.org/2021-22-season-announcement/

Description:

75-minute abridged version of a Shakespeare play, performed and supported backstage by high school students, and directed and designed by theatre professionals.

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New-York

The Oregon Trail

By: Bekah Brunstetter

Directed by: Chris J Handley

Alleyway Theatre

Buffalo

Event Date(s): Thu May 05 - Sat May 28

Type of Event: Comedy

Price: $30-42

Reference Link: https://www.alleyway.com/show/the-oregon-trail

Description:

It’s 1996 and Jane is trapped in her middle school computer lab playing “The Oregon Trail.” Suddenly the game comes to life and whisks us back to 1848 to travel, covered-wagon style, with Jane’s great-great-grandmother. A must for anyone who grew up trying not to die of dysentery.

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Clarkston

By: Samuel D. Hunter

Directed by: Daniel Elihu Kramer

Bridge Street Theatre

Catskill

Event Date(s): Thu Apr 28 - Sun May 08

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Bridge Street Theatre

Price: $$10-$25

Reference Link: https://bridgest.org/clarkston/

Description:

In a small town on the Snake River in Washington, two young men from wildly different backgrounds discover a common connection while stocking shelves together on the night shift at Costco.

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The Chinese Lady

By: Lloyd Suh

Geva Theatre Center

Rochester

Event Date(s): Wed Apr 20 - Sun May 08

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Fielding Stage

Price: $25-$69

Reference Link: https://gevatheatre.org/season-49/

Description:

In 1834, a 14-year-old girl is brought to the United States from Guangzhou Province. Allegedly the first Chinese women to set foot in the U.S., for over 45 years, she is toured around the country as a sideshow act. Based on the true story of Afong Moy.

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Yoga Play

By: Dipika Guha

Directed by: Melissa Crespo

Geva Theatre Center

Rochester

Event Date(s): Tue May 10 - Sun Jun 05

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Wilson Stage

Price: $25-$69

Reference Link: https://gevatheatre.org/season-49/

Description:

Corporate yoga giant Jojomon is at the pinnacle of its game when a scandal sends the company into freefall. Joan, the newly hired CEO, risks everything on a wild plan to recover the company’s earnings and reputation.

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How I Learned to Drive

By: Paula Vogel

Directed by: Mark Brokaw

Manhattan Theatre Club

New York

Event Date(s): Tue Mar 29 - Sun May 29

Type of Event: Broadway Play

Venue: Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

Price: $

Reference Link: https://www.manhattantheatreclub.com/

Description:

The thrilling Broadway premiere of Paula Vogel’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece reunites the two original stars with their award-winning director for a new production.

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Golden Shield

By: Anchuli Felicia King

Directed by: Danya Taymor

Manhattan Theatre Club

New York

Event Date(s): Tue Apr 26 - Sun Jun 12

Type of Event: Off-Broadway Play

Venue: MTC at New York City Center - Stage I

Price: $

Reference Link: https://www.manhattantheatreclub.com/

Description:

From international playwright Anchuli Felicia King comes a riveting new play about loyalties, intrigue, and the delicate art of translation. Directing this fast-paced production is Danya Taymor (Heroes of the Fourth Turning).

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Dreaming Zenzile

By: Somi Kakoma

Directed by: Lileana Blain-Cruz

New York Theatre Workshop

New York

Event Date(s): Sun May 01 - Tue May 31

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: New York Theatre Workshop

Price: $

Reference Link: https://www.nytw.org/show/dreaming-zenzile/

Description:

At her final concert, South African musical legend and activist Miriam Makeba delivers the performance of her life, raising the conscience and consciousness of a people. But the ancestors are calling—transporting her through the music and fractured memories. Exact Dates TBA.

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Wish You Were Here

By: Sanaz Toossi

Directed by: Gaye Taylor Upchurch

Playwrights Horizons

New York

Event Date(s): Wed Apr 13 - Sun May 22

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Playwrights Horizons

Price: $

Reference Link: https://www.playwrightshorizons.org/shows/plays/wish-you-were-here/

Description:

With breathtaking humanity and cutting wit, Wish You Were Here chronicles a decade of life during war, as best friends forever become friends long lost, scattered and searching for home.

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Torched!

By: Pregones/PRTT

Directed by: Rosalba Rolón

Pregones / Puerto Rican Traveling Theater

Bronx

Event Date(s): Thu May 19 - Sun Jun 12

Type of Event: Performances

Venue: Pregones Theater

Price: $15

Reference Link: https://pregonesprtt.org/torched-spring-2022/

Description:

Pulsing to salsa, funk-disco, and hip-hop rhythms, Torched! speaks to the now legendary era of the Bronx fires of the 1970s, collecting moments in the experience of those who lived through and survived the arson-for-profit business.

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Until the Flood

By: Dael Orlandersmith

Directed by: Neel Keller

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater

New York

Event Date(s): Sun Nov 15 - Sun Oct 15

Type of Event: Virtual Screening of Recorded Live Performance

Venue: All Arts TV

Price: $Free

Reference Link: https://allarts.org/programs/all-arts-performance-selects/until-the-flood-wtcesv/

Description:

Writer-performer Dael Orlandersmith’s one-woman show explores Ferguson following the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown. Based on extensive interviews, this theatrical event gives voice to a community grappling with injustice and yearning for change.

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Little Women…Now

By: Donna Hoke

Directed by: Doug Weyand

Road Less Traveled Productions

Buffalo

Event Date(s): Thu Apr 21 - Sun May 15

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Road Less Traveled Theater

Price: $42

Reference Link: https://www.roadlesstraveledproductions.org/little-womennow

Description:

Little Women…Now brings the beloved March sisters to life in this contemporary adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s classic story by RLTP Ensemble member Donna Hoke.

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Grass

By: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

Directed by: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

Signature Theatre

New York City

Event Date(s): Mon May 30 - Sun Jul 03

Type of Event: Play

Venue: The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre

Price: $

Reference Link: https://signaturetheatre.org/shows-and-events/Productions/2021-2022/Grass.aspx

Description:

A nightmare eviction leaves an out-of-work actor with nowhere to go but his father’s house on an island in southeast Texas. But in order to get there—and not get shot—he’s going to have to let his mother drive. Hilarity ensues. Or doesn’t. In either case, History narrates.

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Fat Ham

By: James Ijames

Directed by: Saheem Ali

The Public Theater

New York

Event Date(s): Sun May 01 - Tue May 31

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Public Theater

Price: $

Reference Link: https://publictheater.org/productions/season/2122/fat-ham/

Description:

In this reinvention of Shakespeare’s masterpiece, Juicy is a queer Southern college kid, already grappling with some serious questions of identity, when the ghost of his father shows up in their backyard, demanding that Juicy avenge his murder. Exact Dates TBA.

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Sandra

By: David Cale, Music by Matthew Dean Marsh

Directed by: Leigh Silverman

Vineyard Theatre

New York City

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 01 - Sat May 14

Type of Event: Performance

Venue: Vineyard Theatre, 108 East 15th Street, NY, NY 10003

Price: $

Reference Link: https://www.vineyardtheatre.org/sandra/

Description:

In this new one-woman thriller, Sandra seeks to get to the bottom of the mysterious disappearance of her closest friend, a young pianist and composer, who went on a trip to Mexico and never returned. From the team behind Harry Clarke (2018 Lucille Lortel Award).

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Lessons in Survival Part 2

By: Created with and performed by The Commissary

Directed by: Tyler Thomas

Vineyard Theatre

New York City

Event Date(s): Sun May 15 - Tue May 31

Type of Event: Special Event

Venue: Vineyard Theatre, 108 East 15th Street, NY, NY 10003

Price: $

Reference Link: https://www.vineyardtheatre.org/lessons-in-survival-part-2/

Description:

Part retrospective, part re-envisioning, ​Lessons in Survival, Part 2 explores and elevates the layers of relationship,​ ideas, and​ provocation​s​ set within James Baldwin and Nikki Giovanni’s seminal ​1971 ​conversation. Dates TBD

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North-Carolina

Pigs Is Pigs

Children's Theatre of Charlotte

Charlotte

Event Date(s): Tue May 31 - Sun Jun 12

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Children's Theatre of Charlotte

Price: $Starting at $10

Reference Link: https://

Description:

Cuteness is on overload in this humorous story where guinea pigs steal the show. (For PreK)

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Ohio

Becoming Dr. Ruth

By: Mark St. Germain

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Cincinnati

Event Date(s): Sat Apr 09 - Sun May 15

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Rosenthal Shelterhouse Theatre

Price: $35+

Reference Link: https://cincyplay.com/productions/becoming-dr-ruth

Description:

This heartwarming portrait is a humorous and illuminating one-woman show about America’s favorite sex therapist, Dr. Ruth Westheimer.

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School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play

By: Jocelyn Bioh

Directed by: Candis C. Jones

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Cincinnati

Event Date(s): Sat Apr 30 - Sun May 22

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Marx Theatre

Price: $35+

Reference Link: https://cincyplay.com/productions/school-girls

Description:

This biting comedy explores the universal challenges of teenage girlhood and all the drama that comes with it.

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Pride and Prejudice

By: Adapted by Kate Hamill from Jane Austen

Directed by: Sara Clark

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Cincinnati

Event Date(s): Fri May 20 - Sat Jun 18

Type of Event: Play

Venue: The Otto M. Budig Theater

Price: $14-68

Reference Link: https://cincyshakes.com/event/pride-and-prejudice/

Description:

Sweepingly romantic, with a good dose of the tongue-in-cheek, Pride and Prejudice—in a fresh and funky new adaptation—follows the love stories of the Bennet sisters as they find that the path to true love can lead to the most unexpected of places.

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The Three Musketeers

By: Catherine Bush, Adapted from the Dumas novel

Directed by: Laura Kepley, Director | Rod Kinter, Fight Director

Cleveland Play House

Cleveland

Event Date(s): Sat Apr 30 - Sun May 22

Type of Event: Theatrical Production

Venue: Allen Theatre

Price: $15-95

Reference Link: https://www.clevelandplayhouse.com/shows/2021/the-three-musketeers

Description:

Get ready for exhilarating action that will have you cheering “All for One and One for All!” This fast, fun, and fresh reimagining of the timeless novel is jam-packed with secret plots, sweeping romance, treacherous spies, and dazzling swordplay.

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The Absolutely Amazing and True Adventures of Ms. Joan Evelyn Southgate

By: Nina Domingue, 2019 Nord Family Foundation Playwright Fellow

Directed by: Nathan Henry

Cleveland Public Theatre

Cleveland

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 22 - Sat May 14

Type of Event: World Premiere

Venue: Gordon Square Theatre

Price: $Choose What You Pay

Reference Link: https://www.cptonline.org/uncategorized/cleveland-public-theatre-announces-2021-2022-season/

Description:

In 2002, Joan Southgate, a retired social worker and Cleveland-area activist, stepped off from the small town of Ripley, Ohio, with a simple goal: to highlight the courage and resourcefulness of freedom seekers and conductor families who risked everything on the Underground Railroad.

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Candlelight Hypothesis

By: Text by Raymond Bobgan, Candlelight Hypothesis jointly created by Raymond & Cleveland CORE Ensemble

Directed by: Raymond Bobgan

Cleveland Public Theatre

Cleveland

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 29 - Sat May 21

Type of Event: World Premiere

Venue: CPT Campus

Price: $Choose What You Pay

Reference Link: https://www.cptonline.org/uncategorized/cleveland-public-theatre-announces-2021-2022-season/

Description:

Raymond Bobgan creates new bold, multilayered, and highly physical performances through an ever-evolving ensemble process. The ensemble’s performances are characteristically layered with powerful physical action, poetic texts, and original music.

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Station Hope

Cleveland Public Theatre

Cleveland

Event Date(s): Sat May 28 - Sat May 28

Type of Event: Special Event

Venue: St. John’s Episcopal Church in Ohio City.

Price: $Free

Reference Link: https://www.cptonline.org/uncategorized/cleveland-public-theatre-announces-2021-2022-season/

Description:

Station Hope is a jubilant community event celebrating Cleveland’s social justice history and exploring contemporary struggles for freedom and equity.

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Life Sucks.

By: Aaron Posner from Anton Chekhov

Directed by: Nathan Motta

Dobama Theatre

Cleveland Heights

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 22 - Sun May 22

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Dobama Theatre

Price: $1-38

Reference Link: https://www.dobama.org/life-sucks

Description:

In this raw and hilarious reimagining of Chekhov’s timeless classic Uncle Vanya, a group of old friends, ex-lovers, estranged in-laws, and lifelong enemies gather to grapple with life’s thorniest questions — and each other. What could possibly go wrong? Cleveland premiere.

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Tiny Beautiful Things

By: Adapted by Nia Vardalos from Cheryl Strayed

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati

Cincinnati

Event Date(s): Wed May 18 - Sat Jun 18

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati

Reference Link: https://https://ensemblecincinnati.org/21-22-season/

Description:

Based on the acclaimed book by Cheryl Strayed, Tiny Beautiful Things is a funny and deeply touching exploration of resilience following the then-struggling writer as she took over the unpaid, anonymous position of an advice columnist named Sugar.

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American Moor

By: Keith Hamilton Cobb

Directed by: Kim Weild

Karamu House

Cleveland

Event Date(s): Thu May 05 - Sun May 29

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Karamu House

Reference Link: https://www.karamuhouse.org

Description:

American Moor examines the experience and perspective of Black men in America through the metaphor of William Shakespeare’s character Othello. American Moor is a poetic exploration of Shakespeare, race, and America.

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The Twunny Fo’

By: AJ Baldwin

Directed by: TBD

Know Theatre of Cincinnati

Cincinnati

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 15 - Sun May 08

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Know Theatre of Cincinnati and virtual

Price: $25

Reference Link: https://www.knowtheatre.com/the-twunny-fo/

Description:

The overnight shift of a neighborhood 24-hour convenience store — recently taken over by corporate overlords — fights to keep the last vestiges of neighborhood identity safe from gentrifiers. Whose bricks are these?

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Spring Awakening

By: Duncan Sheik

Directed by: Edward Carignan

Short North Stage

Columbus

Event Date(s): Thu May 05 - Sun May 29

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: Garden Theater

Price: $40-55

Reference Link: https://ShortNorthStage.org

Description:

Broadway’s hit angsty rock musical hits the Garden Mainstage in a spectacular new staging in the round. Featuring a heart-pounding score by alternative singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik.

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Oklahoma

The Elephant Man

By: Bernard Pomerance

Directed by: Lisa Wilson

American Theatre Company

Tulsa

Event Date(s): Fri May 06 - Sat May 14

Type of Event: Drama

Venue: Tulsa Performing Arts Center - Doenges Theatre

Price: $24 - $32

Reference Link: https://AmericanTheatreCompany.org

Description:

John Merrick, a horribly deformed young man—victim of rare skin and bone diseases—becomes the star freak attraction in traveling sideshows. Found abandoned and helpless, he is admitted to the prestigious Whitechapel Hospital. Merrick is introduced to London society and slowly evolves from an object of pity to an urbane and witty favorite of the aristocracy and literati, only to be denied his ultimate dream – to become a man.

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Oregon

The Children

By: Lucy Kirkwood

Directed by: Luan Schooler

Artists Repertory Theatre

Portland

Event Date(s): Sat Apr 09 - Sun May 15

Type of Event: Theatre

Venue: Ellyn Bye Studio: Portland Center Stage @ The Armory

Price: $45

Reference Link: https://artistsrep.org/performance/the-children/

Description:

A nearby nuclear power station melts down. Retired nuclear physicists Robin and Hazel are visited by an old friend and former colleague with a frightening request. A timely and tantalizing look at the cost of climate change and what, if anything, does one generation owe the next.

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City Without Altar

By: Jasminne Mendez

Milagro

Portland

Event Date(s): Fri May 13 - Sat May 28

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Milagro

Price: $10, 20, 30

Reference Link: https://https://milagro.org/event/city-without-altar/

Description:

City Without Altar is a two-act play in verse that seeks to amplify the voices and experiences of victims, survivors, and living ancestors of the 1937 Haitian Massacre, which occurred along the northwest Dominican/Haitian border during the Trujillo Era. World premiere.

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Blast Off!

By: Maya Malán-González

Directed by: Mandy Khoshnevisan

Milagro

Portland

Event Date(s): Thu Sep 16 - Thu Jun 30

Type of Event: Teatro Milagro Virtual Tour

Venue: Milagro

Price: $TBD

Reference Link: https://https://milagro.org/event/blast-off/

Description:

This youth play for K-8 audiences tells the story of the first Latina astronaut, Ellen Ochoa. Blast Off! is paired with the STEAM curriculum from Milagro’s new Unidad Mas Alla (going higher with unity) curriculum.

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¡Huelga!

By: Maya Malán-González

Directed by: Mandy Khoshnevisan

Milagro

Portland

Event Date(s): Thu Sep 16 - Thu Jun 30

Type of Event: Teatro Milagro Virtual Tour

Venue: Milagro

Price: $TBD

Reference Link: https://milagro.org/event/huelga-tour/

Description:

Written in El Teatro Campesino’s “actos” style, this show travels back in time to 1962 to share the beginning of the farmworkers movement and highlight the amazing journey of labor organizer Dolores Huerta.

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Rent

By: Jonathan Larson

Directed by: Chip Miller

Portland Center Stage

Portland

Event Date(s): Sat May 21 - Sun Jun 26

Type of Event: Musical

Price: $25+

Reference Link: https://https://www.pcs.org/rent-musical

Description:

As a group of young artists fight for justice and visibility during the AIDS crisis, they revel in the beautiful bonds of friendship and chosen family. With its profound message of joy and hope in the face of uncertainty, this musical reminds us to measure our lives with love.

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Bella: An American Tall Tale

By: Kirsten Childs

Directed by: Damaris Webb

Portland Playhouse

Portland

Event Date(s): Wed May 04 - Sun Jun 05

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Portland Playhouse

Reference Link: https://portlandplayhouse.org/season-14/

Description:

As a wanted woman of mythic proportions looks to begin life anew out west, Bella takes us on the trip of a lifetime to escape her scandalous past and bounce into the arms of her awaiting Buffalo Soldier.

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Pennsylvania

School Girls; or, The African Mean Girls Play

By: Jocelyn Bioh

Arden Theatre Company

Philadelphia

Event Date(s): Thu May 05 - Sun Jun 12

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Arden Theatre Company

Price: $

Reference Link: https://ardentheatre.org/announcement2-2/

Description:

Members of an elite boarding school in Ghana are excited for the prospect of earning a spot in the Miss Universe pageant. When queen bee Paulina is threatened by unlikely newcomer Ericka, tensions run high. As the saying goes: Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.

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Into the Woods

By: Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by James Lapine

Arden Theatre Company

Philadelphia

Event Date(s): Thu May 26 - Sun Jun 26

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: Arden Theatre Company

Price: $

Reference Link: https://ardentheatre.org/announcement2-2/

Description:

One of Sondheim’s most beloved musicals returns to the F. Otto Haas stage with a magical radiance. Into the Woods explores the journey to the fairy tales’ happy ending—and the responsibilities that come with happily ever after.

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The Christians

By: Lucas Hnath

Directed by: Eric Wunsch

Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble

Bloomsburg

Event Date(s): Thu May 26 - Sun Jun 12

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Alvina Krause Theatre

Price: $7.00-$30.00

Reference Link: https://www.bte.org/index.php

Description:

Pastor Paul is having a crisis of conscience. After a divisive sermon, the congregants of Paul’s megachurch struggle to see eye to eye. Both epic and intimate, this melodic drama asks “legitimately difficult questions about belief and behavior” (The Guardian).

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A Few Good Men

By: Aaron Sorkin

Directed by: Ken Kaissar

Bristol Riverside Theatre

Bristol

Event Date(s): Tue May 03 - Sun May 22

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Bristol Riverside Theatre

Price: $43

Reference Link: https://www.brtstage.org/shows/a-few-good-men/

Description:

Can you handle the truth? One woman fighting for her place in a world of men, two teenage marines accused of murder, and a world in which lives and nations hang on the precision of orders followed. But if lives depend on following orders, where do you draw the line?

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The Garbologists

By: Lindsay Joelle

Directed by: Monteze Freeland

City Theatre Company

Pittsburgh

Event Date(s): Sat Apr 30 - Sun May 22

Type of Event: Play

Venue: City Theatre

Price: $29-50

Reference Link: https://citytheatrecompany.org/play/the-garbologists/

Description:

An unconventional buddy comedy follows first time sanitation worker Marlowe and lifer Danny in the cab of a nineteen-ton garbage truck in New York City. Tasked with picking up what the world has discarded, they learn that some things are easier to toss than others.

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Travesties

By: Tom Stoppard

Directed by: Charles McMahon

Lantern Theater Company

Philadelphia

Event Date(s): Thu Sep 08 - Sun Oct 09

Type of Event: Play

Venue: St. Stephen's Theater

Price: $25+

Reference Link: https://www.lanterntheater.org

Description:

Zürich, 1917. In Tom Stoppard’s Tony Award-winning comic masterpiece, obscure British diplomat Henry Carr and Dadaist Tristan Tzara are in love with Cecily and Gwendolyn, who are both in love with someone named Jack.

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Bayard Rustin Inside Ashland

By: Steve H. Broadnax III

Directed by: Steve H. Broadnax III, with music supervision and arrangements by Jason Michael Webb

People's Light

Malvern

Event Date(s): Wed May 18 - Sun Jun 12

Type of Event: Play

Venue: People's Light (Leonard C. Haas Stage)

Price: $45

Reference Link: https://www.peopleslight.org

Description:

Chief organizer of the 1963 March on Washington and openly gay Civil Rights activist, Bayard Rustin was nearly written out of the history books. This world premiere play soars with African American spirituals and offers a glimpse into a transformative moment for young Rustin.

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Where We Belong

By: Madeline Sayet

Directed by: Mei Ann Teo

Philadelphia Theatre Company

Philadelphia

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 15 - Sun May 08

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Suzanne Roberts Theatre

Reference Link: https://philatheatreco.org/where-we-belong/

Description:

An Indigenous theatremaker journeys across geographic borders, personal history, and cultural legacies in search of a place to belong. Written and performed by Madeline Sayet.

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Arsenic and Old Lace

By: Joseph Kesselring

Directed by: Liam Macik

Prime Stage Theatre

Pittsburgh

Event Date(s): Fri May 06 - Sun May 15

Type of Event: Play

Venue: New Hazlett Theater

Price: $15-35

Reference Link: https://primestage.com/events/arsenic-and-old-lace/

Description:

This madcap comedy mixing young newlyweds and whimsical seniors still delights audiences. Be prepared: when insanity runs in the family, it practically gallops!

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The 17th Annual Young Playwrights’ Festival

Touchstone Theatre

Bethlehem

Event Date(s): Sat May 21 - Sat May 21

Type of Event: Festival

Venue: Zoellner Arts Center

Price: $15

Reference Link: http://www.touchstone.org/events/17th-annual-young-playwrights-festival-gala/

Description:

Venture into the hearts and minds of our greatest storytellers—our children—with an evening of new plays written by Young Playwrights’ Lab students from across the Lehigh Valley. Back in person at Zoellner Arts Center and via livestream.

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Wish You Were Here: Zion

By: Sara Group

Directed by: Sara Group

Touchstone Theatre

Bethlehem

Event Date(s): Mon Apr 04 - Sat Jun 04

Type of Event: Online

Venue: saragroupprojects.com

Price: $Free

Reference Link: http://www.touchstone.org/events/wish-you-were-here-zion/

Description:

Available online April 4-June 4 at saragroupprojects.com: Sara Group in collaboration with Touchstone Theatre presents a new audio experience called Wish You Were Here: Zion, which takes listeners to, through, and around Zion National Park.

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Fairview

By: Jackie Sibblies Drury

Directed by: James Ijames

Wilma Theater

Philadelphia

Event Date(s): Tue May 31 - Sat Jun 18

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Wilma Theater

Price: $Various

Reference Link: https://wilmatheater.org/event/fairview/

Description:

The Frasier family is preparing to celebrate grandma’s birthday, cooking dinner, drinking wine, and hiding secrets. But what starts as a sitcom about a Black family explodes into a raucously brilliant look at race in America.

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Rhode-Island

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

By: William Shakespeare

Directed by: Fred Sullivan, Jr.

The Gamm Theatre

Warwick

Event Date(s): Thu May 05 - Sun May 29

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Gamm Theatre

Price: $30-69

Reference Link: https://www.gammtheatre.org/s37

Description:

The Bard’s most popular and magical comedy—a fantastical, evergreen tale about how quickly our world can turn upside down and how ingenuity, love, and art can set it right again.

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Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812

By: Dave Malloy

Directed by: Josh Short

The Wilbury Theatre Group

Providence

Event Date(s): Thu May 19 - Sun Jul 17

Type of Event: Theatre

Venue: The Wilbury Theatre Group

Price: $25

Reference Link: https://www.thewilburygroup.org

Description:

From the celebrated and award-winning composer Dave Malloy comes Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, an electropop opera based on a scandalous slice of Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace.

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Sueño

By: Translated and adapted by José Rivera from Pedro Calderón de la Barca

Directed by: Tatyana-Marie Carlo

Trinity Repertory Company

Providence

Event Date(s): Thu Apr 07 - Sun May 08

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Dowling Theater

Price: Starts at $27

Reference Link: https://www.trinityrep.com/show/sueno/

Description:

Years after a Spanish prince is imprisoned at birth based on astrological predictions, the young man is released to test the prophecy. Once freed, his actions could either earn him the throne or return him to a lifetime of isolation to question the very nature of reality.

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Fairview

By: Jackie Sibblies Drury

Directed by: Jude Sandy

Trinity Repertory Company

Providence

Event Date(s): Thu May 19 - Sun Jun 19

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Chace Theater

Price: Starts at $27

Reference Link: https://www.trinityrep.com/show/fairview/

Description:

It’s Grandma’s birthday, and Beverly needs the family’s celebration to be perfect. Then this family comedy takes a surprising turn, becoming an unpredictable and thrillingly theatrical experience that boldly confronts perceptions of race and identity.

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South-Carolina

In The Heights

By: Quiara Alegría Hudes

Directed by: Patdro Harris

Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

Hilton Head Island

Event Date(s): Tue May 03 - Sun May 29

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

Price: $61

Reference Link: https://www.artshhi.com/theater-series/in-the-heights

Description:

With an exhilarating score of Latin rhythms, hip-hop, and soul, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony Award-winning musical tells what it means to chase your dreams as you celebrate your roots.

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Honoria Quietly Drawing Strength From Her Truth

By: Clifton Campbell

Directed by: Sharon Graci

PURE Theatre

Charleston

Event Date(s): Thu Apr 21 - Sat May 14

Type of Event: Performance

Venue: Cannon Street Arts Center

Price: $28-40

Reference Link: https://puretheatre.org

Description:

A social activist, a Vietnam vet, and a progressive theatre artist, each eager to tell their stories to the world, vie for a valuable piece of property donated by an affluent Southern family with their own complicated past.

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The Wolves

By: Sarah DeLappe

Directed by: Anne Tromsness

The Warehouse Theatre

Greenville

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 22 - Sat May 07

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Warehouse Theatre

Price: $35

Reference Link: https://warehousetheatre.com/shows/the-wolves/

Description:

A pack of teenage girls gear up for their next indoor soccer match. Tensions are high, game faces are on, and inner-team battles are raging wild during this week’s warm-up, which offers a rare glimpse into the tumultuous and complex world of female adolescence.

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Tennessee

Always, Patsy Cline

By: Ted Swindley

Directed by: Lianne Kressin

Clarence Brown Theatre

Knoxville

Event Date(s): Wed Apr 20 - Sun May 15

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: Clarence Brown Theatre

Price: Prices vary

Reference Link: https://clarencebrowntheatre.com

Description:

Back by popular demand, this fabulous musical is based on the true story of Patsy’s long friendship with fan Louise Seger, and features 27 classic songs.

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Mary Poppins

By: Anthony Julian Fellowes, with music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, new music by George Stiles and Anthony Drew, and co-conception by Cameron Mackintosh

Directed by: Micah-Shane Brewer

Nashville Repertory Theatre

Nashville

Event Date(s): Thu Apr 28 - Sun May 08

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: Tennessee Performing Arts Center

Price: $50-65

Reference Link: https://www.nashvillerep.org

Description:

Mary Poppins flies into the home of the Banks family to bring them the adventure, discipline, and affection they crave. Mary Poppins uses adventure, and a spoonful of sugar, to teach the entire Banks family to love each other and their supercalifragilisticexpialidocious lives.

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Texas

Between Riverside and Crazy

By: Stephen Adly Guirgis

Directed by: Bill Pruitt

4th Wall Theatre Company

Houston

Event Date(s): Thu May 12 - Sat Jun 04

Type of Event: play

Venue: 1824 Spring Street, Studio 101, Houston TX 77007

Price: $

Reference Link: https://www.4thwalltheatreco.com

Description:

4th Wall is delighted to remount its critically acclaimed production, which the Houston Press described as “a glorious time at the theatre—explosive, funny, gritty, true.” This new American classic follows a retired NYC cop fighting down forces much larger than himself.

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Dead Man’s Cell Phone

By: Sarah Ruhl

Directed by: Brandon Weinbrenner

Alley Theatre

Houston

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 15 - Sun May 08

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Hubbard Theatre

Price: $16-$91

Reference Link: https://www.alleytheatre.org/plays/production-detail/dead-mans-cell-phone

Description:

An incessantly ringing cell phone in a quiet café. A stranger at the next table who has had enough. And a dead man. So begins Dead Man’s Cell Phone, a wildly imaginative comedy by MacArthur “Genius” grantee Sarah Ruhl.

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Born with Teeth

By: Liz Duffy Adams

Directed by: Rob Melrose

Alley Theatre

Houston

Event Date(s): Fri May 06 - Sun Jun 05

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Neuhaus Theatre

Price: $16-$91

Reference Link: https://www.alleytheatre.org/plays/production-detail/born-with-teeth

Description:

The great Kit Marlowe and the up-and-comer Will Shakespeare meet in the back room of a pub to collaborate on a history play cycle, navigate the perils of art under a totalitarian regime, and flirt like young men with everything to lose.

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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

By: Adapted by Joseph Robinette; Based on the book by C.S. Lewis

Directed by: Directed by Artie Olaisen

Dallas Children's Theater

Dallas

Event Date(s): Sun Apr 03 - Sun May 15

Type of Event: Show/Performance

Venue: Rosewood Center for the Performing Arts

Price: $23-30

Reference Link: https://dct.org

Description:

Our fourth show provides a little winter in spring. It’s the beloved The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe! Join young adventurers Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy as they step into the mythical land of C.S. Lewis’ Narnia. On sale Oct. 4.

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Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter

By: Caridad Svich

Directed by: Amelia Rico

Main Street Theater Houston

Houston

Event Date(s): Sun May 08 - Sun Jun 05

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Main Street Theater - Rice Village

Price: $35-$59

Reference Link: https://mainstreettheater.com/aunt-julia/

Description:

A boisterous, high-spirited comedy with a big-hearted romantic story, it’s what playwright Svich calls “a coming-of-age story about the performance of everyday life, the wonderfully disordered nature of love, and an homage to the golden age of radio and classic screwball comedies.”

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Charlotte’s Web

By: based on the book by E.B. White

Directed by: Robin Robinson

Main Street Theater Houston

Houston

Event Date(s): Sun Apr 24 - Sat May 07

Type of Event: play

Venue: Main Street Theater at the MATCH

Price: $30 - $18

Reference Link: https://mainstreettheater.com/charlottesweb/

Description:

The tender story of a wise and kind spider named Charlotte who devises a plan to save her friend, Wilbur the pig. Charlotte’s Web is the “just about perfect” tale of friendship, love, and life.

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Hurricane Diane

By: Madeleine George

Directed by: Lily Wolff

Rec Room Arts

Houston

Event Date(s): Sat May 07 - Sat May 28

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Rec Room Arts

Price: $5-50

Reference Link: https://www.recroomarts.org/hurricane-diane

Description:

Pulitzer Prize finalist Madeleine George pens a hilarious evisceration of the blind eye we all turn to climate change and the bacchanalian catharsis that awaits us, even in our own backyards.

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What To Send Up When It Goes Down

By: Aleshea Harris

Directed by: Akin Babatunde

Stage West Theatre

Fort Worth

Event Date(s): Thu Apr 14 - Sun May 08

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Evelyn Wheeler Swenson Theatre

Price: $10-45

Reference Link: https://stagewest.org/season/what-send-when-it-goes-down

Description:

A truly unique experience, this play-pageant-ritual-homegoing-celebration is a unifying theatrical response to the physical and spiritual loss of Black lives. What to Send Up creates a space for catharsis, reflection, and healing, offering a way for community to move forward.

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How to Heal When the World is Killing You Harshly

By: Oktavea LaToi

Directed by: Simone Raquel Alexander

The VORTEX

Austin

Event Date(s): Sat Apr 23 - Sat May 07

Type of Event: Play

Venue: The Eloise Stage @ The VORTEX

Price: $15-35

Reference Link: http://www.vortexrep.org

Description:

A solo work that tracks Oktavea LaToi’s personal journey towards communal healing, self love, and healthy relationships in a world that is killing us with racial violence, fetishism, climate crisis, rage, and a global pandemic. A fusion of art, poetry, music, and movement.

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Reunion ‘85

By: Conceived by Susan Draus; Created by Susan Draus, David Larson and Cody Jamison Strand; Written by Sarah Goeke

Directed by: Dave Steakley

ZACH Theatre

Austin

Event Date(s): Wed Apr 13 - Sun May 08

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: ZACH360 in The Topfer at ZACH

Price: $starting at $28

Reference Link: https://zachtheatre.org/reunion85

Description:

Party back to when we were living in a material world of scrunchies, shoulder pads, and parachute pants. Reunion ’85 is a totally immersive concert experience that starts when the Reunion Committee welcomes you with your name tag and new identity.

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Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch

By: Adapted by Allen Robertson from Eileen Spinelli

Directed by: Allen Robertson

ZACH Theatre

Austin

Event Date(s): Tue Apr 26 - Sun May 22

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: The Whisenhunt at ZACH

Price: $12-$18+

Reference Link: https://zachtheatre.org/mrhatch

Description:

From the Emmy Award-winning creator of the PBS hit “The Biscuit Brothers,” Rob1n, and Tortoise and Hare comes a new musical based on the beloved children’s book. Mr. Hatch is a lonely man leading a ho-hum life, until one Valentine’s Day.

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Vermont

Monty Python’s Spamalot

By: Eric Idle

Directed by: Carol Dunne

Northern Stage

White River Junction

Event Date(s): Wed Apr 13 - Sun May 15

Type of Event: Theater

Venue: Northern Stage

Price: $$19-59

Reference Link: https://northernstage.org/spamalot/

Description:

Experience the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as you’ve never seen it before, complete with a bevy of beautiful showgirls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and French people. Did we mention the bevy of beautiful showgirls?

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Spamalot

By: Eric Idle & John Du Prez

Directed by: Carol Dunne

Northern Stage

White River Junction

Event Date(s): Wed Apr 13 - Sun May 15

Type of Event: Theater

Venue: Northern Stage

Price: $59

Reference Link: https://northernstage.secure.force.com/ticket#/events/a0S1Y00000T186XUAR

Description:

Experience the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table as you’ve never seen it before, complete with a bevy of beautiful showgirls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and French people. Did we mention the bevy of beautiful showgirls?

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Virginia

As You Like It

By: William Shakespeare

Directed by: TBA

Mill Mountain Theatre

Roanoke

Event Date(s): Fri May 06 - Sun May 15

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Waldron Theatre

Price: $

Reference Link: https://millmountain.org/?post_type=production&p=5190&preview=true

Description:

“All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.” Join the cast of Shakespeare’s As You Like It for this playful production, filled with flirtation, fun disguises, flippant fools, family dysfunction, and some of Shakespeare’s most famous phrases.

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Boy Bands Through the Ages

Directed by: TBA

Mill Mountain Theatre

Roanoke

Event Date(s): Fri May 27 - Sat May 28

Type of Event: Concert

Venue: Trinkle MainStage

Price: $

Reference Link: https://millmountain.org/production/boy-bands-through-the-ages/

Description:

Boy bands have defined popular culture in the 20th and 21st centuries. Join Mill Mountain Theatre favorites in this musical celebration of the guy groups we know and love, featuring songs by artists like the Beatles, One Direction, the Backstreet Boys, and BTS.

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Collective Rage: A Play in 5 Betties

By: Jen Silverman

Richmond Triangle Players

Richmond

Event Date(s): Wed May 18 - Sat Jun 11

Type of Event: Theatre

Venue: Richmond Triangle Players' Robert B. Moss Theatre

Price: $10-$35

Reference Link: https://www.rtriangle.org

Description:

Betty is rich; Betty is lonely; Betty’s busy working on her truck; Betty wants to talk about love, but Betty needs to hit something. Five different women named Betty collide at the intersection of anger, sex, and the “Thea-Tah.”

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Ain’t Misbehavin’

By: Richard Maltby, Jr and Murray Horowitz, with music by Thomas "Fats" Waller

Directed by: Dr. Tawnya Pettiford-Wates

Virginia Repertory Theatre

Richmond

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 08 - Sun May 15

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: The November Theatre

Price: $36-$67

Reference Link: https://https://va-rep.org/

Description:

Relive the Harlem Renaissance as we bring you the intoxicating music of celebrated jazz legend Thomas “Fats” Waller. It’s a vibrant, timeless journey into one of the most robust periods of creativity in American history.

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Washington

Zen and the Art of an Android Beatdown

By: Tochi Onyebuchi

Directed by: Gin Hammond

Book-It Repertory Theatre

Seattle

Event Date(s): Tue Oct 12 - Fri Jul 01

Type of Event: Ply

Venue: Audio

Price: $20

Reference Link: https://book-it.org/events/zen-and-the-art-of-an-android-beatdown/

Description:

Cecile dreams of falling. Her work on the android keeps her grounded. This man, always battered and bruised, has dreams of his own, or maybe they’re someone else’s. Her attachment to him threatens to expose the truth of her, but she can’t seem to stay away.

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The Three Musketeers

By: Alexandre Dumas

Directed by: Lamar Legend

Book-It Repertory Theatre

Seattle

Event Date(s): Tue Nov 23 - Fri Jul 01

Type of Event: Audio play

Venue: Online

Price: $25

Reference Link: https://book-it.org/events/the-three-musketeers/

Description:

This audio adaptation of the swashbuckling buddy adventure is filled with intrigue and romance, villains and rogues, espionage and scandal.

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Sovereignty

By: Mary Katherine Nagle

Directed by: TBA

Harlequin Productions

Olympia

Event Date(s): Fri May 06 - Sat May 28

Type of Event: Drama

Venue: The State Theater

Price: $20-$35

Reference Link: https://harlequinproductions.org/show/sovereignty/

Description:

Sarah Ridge Polson, a young Cherokee lawyer fighting to restore her Nation’s jurisdiction, confronts the ever-present ghosts of her grandfathers. Sovereignty travels the powerful intersections of personal and political truths, bridging our country’s past and imminent future.

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Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus: The Musical!

By: Based on the Pigeon books by Mo Willems

Directed by: Script by Mo Williams and Tom Warburton. Lyrics by Mo Willems and Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma

Seattle Children's Theatre

Seattle

Event Date(s): Tue Apr 05 - Sun May 22

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: Seattle Children's Theatre

Price: $

Reference Link: https://https://www.sct.org/tickets-shows/

Description:

The Pigeon really wants to drive the bus. He really, really, really wants to! When the bus driver has a small emergency, it looks as though our feathered friend’s dreams may come true. Featuring a combination of puppets, songs, and feathers.

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Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963

By: Based on the award-winning book by Christopher Paul Curtis and adapted by Cheryl L. West

Directed by: Risa Brainin

Seattle Children's Theatre

Seattle

Event Date(s): Tue May 03 - Sun May 22

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Seattle Children's Theatre

Price: $

Reference Link: https://https://www.sct.org/tickets-shows/

Description:

This play follows 10-year-old Kenny Watson and his family on a road trip from Flint, Mich., to Birmingham, Ala., during the Jim Crow era. After a local church is attacked that marks Civil Rights history, the Watson family is united through resilience and perseverance.

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Wisconsin

Russian Troll Farm

By: Sarah Gancher

Directed by: Jen Uphoff-Gray

Forward Theater Company

Madison

Event Date(s): Fri Apr 22 - Sun May 08

Type of Event: In person

Venue: Playhouse at the Overture Center

Price: $$10-$49

Reference Link: https://www.forwardtheater.com

Description:

At the infamous (real-life!) Internet Research Agency, professional internet trolls work for days at a time, creating tweets and posts to sow discord and doubt among Americans. What happens to your grasp on the truth when your whole job is lying?

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Titanic

By: Peter Stone, Maury Yeston, and Ian Weinberger

Directed by: Mark Clements

Milwaukee Repertory Theater

Milwaukee

Event Date(s): Tue Apr 05 - Sun May 15

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: Quadracci Powerhouse

Price: $20+

Reference Link: https://www.milwaukeerep.com/shows/show/titanic-the-musical/

Description:

Winner of five Tony Awards, Titanic is a stirring and unforgettable account of the first and last days of the ship of dreams.

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Murder on the Orient Express

By: Ken Ludwig from Agatha Christie

Milwaukee Repertory Theater

Milwaukee

Event Date(s): Tue May 31 - Fri Jul 01

Type of Event: Play

Venue: Quadracci Powerhouse

Price: $20+

Reference Link: https://www.milwaukeerep.com/shows/show/agatha-christies-murder-on-the-orient-express/

Description:

Board the exotic and mysterious Orient Express as it takes off into the opulence and grandeur of the 1930s with a train full of suspects, each with a motive and an alibi. This dazzling new adaptation of Agatha Christie’s masterpiece is filled with twists and turns.

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Get Happy: Angela Ingersoll Sings Judy Garland

By: Artists Lounge Live

Milwaukee Repertory Theater

Milwaukee

Event Date(s): Thu May 05 - Fri Jul 01

Type of Event: Musical

Venue: Stackner Cabaret

Price: $20+

Reference Link: https://www.milwaukeerep.com/shows/show/get-happy-angela-ingersoll-sings-judy-garland/

Description:

In an Emmy Award-nominated performance seen on PBS, Angela Ingersoll celebrates Judy Garland live in concert. Backed by a dynamite band, Ingersoll delivers a tour de force of virtuosic vocals, passionate storytelling, humor, and heart.

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Muthaland

By: Minita Gandhi

Renaissance Theaterworks

Milwuakee

Event Date(s): Fri May 13 - Sun Jun 05

Type of Event: Play

Venue: 255 S Water Street

Reference Link: https://www.r-t-w.com/

Description:

A trip to her homeland forever changes the life of a young Indian American woman. On her journey, she unearths family secrets, encounters a prophet, and discovers her voice within a culture of silence. A powerful, transformative story based on actual events.

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