Music, murder, trickery and grief are some of the themes in play this week across America, from the Greeks to the geeks, from the cocktail hour to the boxing ring.
Halloween is weeks away, but things are already getting a little ugly this October, whether the bloodletting is graphic or the damage is internal. Even the kids’ shows this week are about a bat, a Gorgon and a big bad wolf. Be careful out there.
A female Prospero, heartland jitters, retro culture clashes, and a whale of a tale highlight this week onstage across America.
This week across America, new plays from Joshua Harmon and Robert O’Hara, adaptations ranging from E.B. White to Richard Wright, harmony and dysfunction and furry space aliens.
What’s playing this week across the country.
This month across America: classics ranging from Shakespeare to Federico García Lorca, contemporary plays like “Clybourne Park” and “The Whipping Man,” and adaptations from Madeleine L’Engle and Frances Hodgson Burnett.
From shows capturing the holiday spirit to Golden Age musicals, check out what’s onstage this month.