Schedule of Upcoming Off-Broadway Shows

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Due to the expansive nature of Off-Broadway, this list is not comprehensive.
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A MUSICAL ABOUT STAR WARS
• Kirk Theatre @ Theatre Row
• First Preview: March 14, 2019
• Opening: May 4, 2019
• Book: Tom D'Angora, Taylor Crousore, and Scott Richard Foster
• Music and Lyrics: Billy Recce
• Cast: Taylor Crousore, Scott Richard Foster, and Emily McNamara

It’s literally a musical about Star Wars. What happens when a couple of Star Wars nerds set out to create the ultimate Star Wars musical…well, a lot of diversions and non-sequiturs happen. This is the ultimate tribute to the fandom, the legacy, and the galaxy of the greatest story ever told!

SAFEWORD.
• American Theatre of Actors
• First Preview: April 11, 2019
• Opening: April 25, 2019
• Playwright: S. Asher Gelman
• Director: S. Asher Gelman
• Cast: Jimmy Brooks, Maybe Burke, Joe Chisholm, and Traci Elaine Lee

An unlikely meeting between New York City neighbors fosters a new friendship among two couples, laden with secrets. After an incident in which everything is revealed, they must all come to grips with the pieces of themselves they keep most hidden.

DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE
• SoHo Playhouse
• First Preview: April 17, 2019
• Opening: April 28, 2019
• Playwrights: Burt Grinstead and Anna Stromberg
• Director: Anna Stromberg
• Cast: Burt Grinstead and Anna Stromberg

Based on the classic novella, this original adaptation takes you to the dismal streets of London in the 1860s, where societal pressures silence a gentle doctor's questions about the nature of morality. As the pressure intensifies, Dr. Jekyll takes matters into his own hands. However, things take an eerie turn when his experiment takes on a life of its own. Will his efforts save the world, or will they destroy all that he holds dear? After all, the road to hell is paved with good intentions.

LOCKDOWN
• Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
• First Preview: April 17, 2019
• Opening: May 2, 2019
• Playwright: Cori Thomas
• Director: Kent Gash
• Cast: Eric Berryman, Curt Morlaye, Keith Randolph Smith, and Zenzi Williams

Lockdown takes an authentic, intimate and powerful look at the impact of long-term incarceration and the reality of what life inside prison is really like. Inspired by Cori Thomas's time with people serving life sentences at San Quentin Prison, Lockdown explores the possibilities for transformation through human connection.

BLKS
• MCC Theater Space/Newman Mills Theater
• First Preview: April 20, 2019
• Opening: May 9, 2019
• Playwright: Aziza Barnes
• Director: Robert O'Hara
• Cast: Marié Botha, Antoinette Crowe-Legacy, Alfie Fuller, Paige Gilbert, Chris Myers, and Coral Peña

When shit goes down, your girls show up. As sharply funny as it is poignant, BLKS introduces us to Octavia, Imani, and June—three twenty somethings in New York City hunting for intimacy and purpose in a city that doesn’t seem to care. They drink a lot. They smoke a lot. They try to have sex. A lot. When they need each other the most, the women rally to “resurrect their fly” in a day full of humorous and painful attempts to be heard through the noise that surrounds them.

THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS
• Irish Repertory Theatre
• First Preview: April 20, 2019
• Opening: April 30, 2019
• Playwright: Sean O'Casey
• Director: Charlotte Moore
• Cast: Úna Clancy, Terry Donnelly, Rory Duffy, Meg Hennessy, John Keating, Robert Langdon Lloyd, Ed Malone, Michael Mellamphy, Clare O'Malley, Adam Petherbridge, Maryann Plunkett, James Russell, Harry Smith, and Sarah Street

Pretty young newlywed Nora Clitheroe is the talk of her tenement as she tirelessly works to lift her family out of their impoverished circumstances. She tries to keep her husband Jack from the revolutionary fervor sweeping through Dublin. But Jack becomes a Commandant in the Irish Citizen Army, and when the Easter Rising of 1916 begins, he leaves a pregnant Nora to help lead the fight. The disparate, quarrelsome tenement residents are forced to shelter together as urban warfare makes their home nearly as treacherous as the streets.

CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS
• The Pershing Square Signature Center/Irene Diamond Stage
• First Preview: April 23, 2019
• Opening: May 13, 2019
• Playwright: Sam Shepard
• Director: Terry Kinney
• Cast: Lizzy DeClement, Flora Diaz, Gilles Geary, Esau Pritchett, Andy Rothenberg, Maggie Siff, and David Warshofsky

Living a stagnant, unhappy existence in rural California, the struggling Tate family is desperate for change, but every family member has a different way of trying to improve their station in life.

PASSAGE
• Soho Rep
• First Preview: April 23, 2019
• Opening: May 5, 2019
• Playwright: Christopher Chen
• Director: Saheem Ali
• Cast: Andrea Abello, Purva Bedi, Yair Ben-Dor, Lizan Mitchell, K.K. Moggie, Howard W. Overshown, Linda Powell, and David Ryan Smith

A fantasia on colonialism past and present that asks the question: if Country Y occupies Country X, can someone from Country X and someone from Country Y ever form a mutual relationship?

CAROLINE'S KITCHEN
• 59E59 Theater A
• First Preview: April 25, 2019
• Opening: May 2, 2019
• Playwright: Torben Betts
• Director: Alastair Whatley
• Cast: Jasmyn Banks, Elizabeth Boag, Tom England, Aden Gillett, Caroline Langrishe, and James Sutton

Caroline Mortimer is the nation’s favorite TV cook. In the glow of the studio lights, she has it all—a sparkling career, a big house, a (golf) loving husband, smart kids, and the best kitchen money can buy. But when the camera turns off the truth comes out, and when an unexpected guest disrupts a night of celebration, there is more to spill than the wine.

THE BIGOT
• Theatre at St. Clement's
• First Preview: April 26, 2019
• Opening: May 1, 2019
• Playwrights: Gabi Mor & Eva Mor
• Director: Michael Susko
• Cast: Stephen Payne, Dana Watkins, Jaimi Paige, and Faiven Feshazion

Jim is an equal-opportunity racist, chauvinist, homophobe and anti-Semite. Who hates everyone who doesn’t look or think like him. Especially the two lesbians next door. His unshakable beliefs are about to be shaken up Big Time!

OCTET
• The Pershing Square Signature Center/Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre
• First Preview: April 30, 2019
• Opening: May 19, 2019
• Book, Music, and Lyrics: Dave Malloy
• Director: Annie Tippe
• Cast: Adam Bashian, Kim Blanck, Starr Busby, Alex Gibson, Justin Gregory Lopez, J.D. Mollison, Margo Seibert, Kuhoo Verma, Jonathan Christopher, and Nicole Weiss

Featuring a score for an a cappella chamber choir and an original libretto inspired by internet comment boards, scientific debates, religious texts, and Sufi poetry, Octet explores addiction and nihilism within the messy context of 21st century technology.

HAPPY TALK
• The Pershing Square Signature Center/Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre
• First Preview: April 30, 2019
• Opening: May 16, 2019
• Playwright: Jesse Eisenberg
• Director: Scott Elliott
• Cast: Marin Ireland, Tedra Millan, Daniel Oreskes, Nico Santos, and Susan Sarandon

Lorraine is a saint of the suburbs. On top of trying to save her dying mother, miserable husband and estranged daughter, she’s starring as Bloody Mary in the Jewish Community Center production of South Pacific. When her mother’s home aide, Serbian immigrant Ljuba, asks for help finding a husband, Lorraine takes on her most challenging role to date: matchmaker.

SOMETHING CLEAN
• Roundabout Theatre Company/Black Box Theatre
• First Preview: May 4, 2019
• Opening: May 30, 2019
• Playwright: Selina Fillinger
• Director: Margot Bordelon
• Cast: Kathryn Erbe, Daniel Jenkins, and Christopher Livingston

Wash the dishes. Mop the floors. Change the sheets. Change the past. Charlotte is a wife and mother who’ll try anything to put her family back together. Selina Fillinger’s new drama slips into the jagged cracks of a sex crime’s aftermath—the guilt, the grief, and the ways we grapple with the unthinkable.

CONTINUITY
• Manhattan Theatre Club - Stage II
• First Preview: May 7, 2019
• Opening: May 21, 2019
• Playwright: Bess Wohl
• Director: Rachel Chavkin
• Cast: Max Baker, Jasmine Batchelor, Rosal Colon, Curran Connor, Garcia, Darren Goldstein, Alex Hurt, and Megan Ketch

A sheet of ice sits in the desert of New Mexico. A mad eco-terrorist plants a bomb in order to save humankind. A beleaguered film crew tries to get in one last shot before losing the light. Continuity is a sly, biting comedy in six takes where storytelling and science collide with both hilarious and devastating consequences. The play asks, "How do we keep going when hope can seem as fictional as a Hollywood ending?" "How do we tell the stories that could shape our future?" and, perhaps most importantly, "What's for lunch?"

ENTER LAUGHING: THE MUSICAL
• York Theatre @ Saint Peter's
• First Preview: May 7, 2019
• Opening: May 16, 2019
• Book: Joseph Stein
• Music and Lyrics: Stan Daniels
• Director: Stuart Ross
• Cast: Raji Ahsan, Farah Alvin, Dana Costello, Ray DeMattis, Chris Dwan, Alison Fraser, Robert Picardo, David Schramm, Allie Trimm, and Joe Veale

Based on Carl Reiner’s autobiographical novel and Joseph Stein’s stage adaptation, this hilariously tuneful musical careens through the misadventures of star-struck, stage-struck, woman-struck teenager David Kolowitz, who pratfalls his way into manhood via the theatre.

MAC BETH
• Lucille Lortel Theatre
• First Preview: May 7, 2019
• Opening: May 19, 2019
• Playwright: William Shakespeare
• Adapter and Director: Erica Schmidt
• Cast: Sharlene Cruz, Isabelle Fuhrman, Sophie Kelly-Hedrick, Ismenia Mendes, AnnaSophia Robb, Lily Santiago, and Ayana Workman

On an autumn afternoon, in an empty lot outside the city, seven girls meet up to do a play. School uniform tartan transforms in this American urban wasteland. The girls are witches, ghosts, and kings. They hurl headlong into the unchecked passions of Macbeth, as the line between real life and blood fantasy quickly blurs. Through prophecies and smartphones, unexpected resonances emerge from Shakespeare’s dark nightmare of ambition gone awry. These young women discover what's done cannot be undone.

PROOF OF LOVE
• Minetta Lane Theatre
• First Preview: May 7, 2019
• Opening: May 14, 2019
• Playwright: Chisa Hutchinson
• Director: Jade King Carroll
• Cast: Brenda Pressley

Constance thought she had a happy life and a loving husband. Suddenly, a tragic accident splinters her upper-class black family—and forces Constance to face uncomfortable truths about her marriage and herself.

HIGH BUTTON SHOES
• New York City Center
• First Preview: May 8, 2019
• Opening: May 9, 2019
• Book: Stephen Longstreet
• Music: Jule Styne
• Lyrics: Sammy Cahn
• Director: John Rando
• Choreographer: Sarah O'Gleby
• Cast: Aidan Alberto, Jennifer Allen, Kevin Chamberlin, Carla Duren, Chester Gregory, Mylinda Hull, Marc Koeck, Matt Loehr, Wayne Pretlow,Michael Urie, and Betsy Wolfe

In the age of Model T Fords and Keystone Kops, a fast-talking conman hopes to strike it rich in his old hometown. Infectious songs include "Papa Won't You Dance With Me," "I Still Get Jealous" and "You're My Girl."

THE PINK UNICORN
• The Episcopal Actors Guild Hall
• First Preview: May 9, 2019
• Opening: May 15, 2019
• Playwright: Elise Forier Edie
• Director: Amy Jones
• Cast: Alice Ripley

Trisha Lee is a Christian widow living in a conservative Texas town. Her life is suddenly upended when her 14-year-old daughter Jolene announces she is "gender queer" and starting a chapter of the Gay and Straight Alliance at the local high school. In The Pink Unicorn, Trisha recounts her story about facing a crisis she never saw coming, at a time when transgender people and gender issues weren't even on her radar.

THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES
• Atlantic Theater Company/Linda Gross Theater
• First Preview: May 12, 2019
• Opening: June 13, 2019
• Book: Lynn Nottage
• Music: Duncan Sheik
• Lyrics: Susan Birkenhead
• Director: Sam Gold
• Cast: Romelda Teron Benjamin, Joe Cassidy, Vita E. Cleveland, Eisa Davis, Matt DeAngelis, Manoel Felciano, Brett Gray, Jai'Len Christine Li Josey, LaChanze, Anastacia McCleskey, Saycon Sengbloh, and Elizabeth Teeter

South Carolina, 1964. Lily Owens, a restless white teenager, struggles with her merciless father and the haunting memory of her mother's death. When Rosaleen, her black caregiver, is beaten and jailed for asserting her right to vote, Lily's rebellious spirit is ignited. She and Rosaleen escape on an adventure where they are taken in by a trio of black beekeeping sisters. While Lily tries to unlock the secrets of her past, she and Rosaleen find solace in the mesmerizing world of bees and spirituality in this extraordinary tale of awakening, fellowship and healing.

DYING CITY
• Second Stage Theater/Tony Kiser Theater
• First Preview: May 14, 2019
• Opening: June 4, 2019
• Playwright and Director: Christopher Shinn
• Cast: Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Colin Woodell

In a spare Manhattan apartment, a young widow receives an unexpected visit from the twin brother of her deceased husband. Dying City explores the human fallout of global events, including the Iraq War and the terrorist attacks of 9/11, through the interwoven stories of three unforgettable characters.

FERAL
• 59E59 Theater B
• First Preview: May 14, 2019
• Opening: TBD
• Creator: Tortoise in a Nutshell
• Director: Ross MacKay
• Cast: Alex Bird, Jim Harbourne, Arran Howie, and Matthew Leonard

Joe looks back at the town of his childhood. Bright, vibrant, and idyllic, the world resembles a haven of comfort. But as Joe journeys on, walls and lives are peeled back and the story of a community’s fall unfolds around him. Feral is an innovative piece of visual theater that combines puppetry, film, and live sound to create and destroy a world in front of its audience’s eyes. Puppeteers manipulate and bring to life a tiny world, whilst simultaneously creating a live animation, as they follow its every breath via digital camera.

LONG LOST
• Manhattan Theatre Club - Stage I
• First Preview: May 14, 2019
• Opening: June 4, 2019
• Playwright: Donald Marguiles
• Director: Daniel Sullivan
• Cast: Kelly AuCoin, Annie Parisse, Lee Tergesen, and Alex Wolff

When troubled Billy appears out-of-the-blue in his estranged brother David’s Wall Street office, he soon tries to re-insert himself into the comfortable life David has built with his philanthropist wife and college-age son. What does Billy really want? Can he be trusted? And how much can family bonds smooth over past rifts?

POSTING LETTERS TO THE MOON
• 59E59 Theater C
• First Preview: May 14, 2019
• Opening: May 19, 2019
• Concept: Lucy Fleming
• Cast: Lucy Fleming and Simon Williams

Posting Letters To The Moon is a romantic, funny, and touching portrait of life during the early 1940s featuring readings of wartime letters between Oscar-nominated actress Celia Johnson and her explorer and writer husband Peter Fleming (brother of James Bond creator Ian Fleming). Their daughter, Lucy Fleming, alongside her own husband, Simon Williams, reads these touching and amusing letters that tell of Celia’s experiences during the war: coping with a large isolated house full of evacuated children, learning to drive a tractor, dealing with rationing, holidays in Cornwall where she took to surfing, and all the while accepting offers, when she could get away, to act — for David Lean, Noël Coward, wartime propaganda films, and ultimately starring in the classic film Brief Encounter.

LITTLE WOMEN
• Primary Stages at Cherry Lane
• First Preview: May 15, 2019
• Opening: June 4, 2019
• Playwright: Kate Hamill
• Director: Sarna Lapine
• Cast: Paola Sanchez Abreu, Megan Byrne, Michael Crane, Kate Hamill, Kristolyn Lloyd, Andrew Long, Nate Mann, Maria Elena Ramirez, and Carmen Zilles

Jo March doesn't want to be like other girls; in fact, she's not even sure that she wants to be a girl. Jo is ambitious, rough around the edges, headstrong, and yearns for a future she can't yet articulate. As the nation is torn apart by civil war, Jo and her sisters struggle with what it means to grow up. Gender roles, political beliefs, poverty, and even love itself threaten to break family ties, as the March sisters try to reconcile their identities with society's demands. How do you stay true to yourself when the world wants you to become a perfect little woman?

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
• The Public Theater/Delacorte Theater
• First Preview: May 21, 2019
• Opening: June 11, 2019
• Playwright: William Shakespeare
• Director: Kenny Leon
• Cast: Danielle Brooks, Grantham Coleman, Jamar Brathwaite, Chuck Cooper, Javen Crosby, Denzel Fields, Jeremie Harris, Tayler Harris, Erik Laray Harvey, Kai Heath, Daniel Croix Henderson, Tyrone Mitchell Henderson, Tiffany Denise Hobbs, Lateefah Holder, Lawanda Hopkins, Billy Eugene Jones, Margaret Odette, Hubert Point-Du Jour, Jaime Lincoln Smith, Jazmine Stewart, Khiry Walker, Olivia Washington, and Latra A. Wilson

In this modern production, we find the community of Messina celebrating a break from an ongoing war. But not all is peaceful amid the revelry, as old rivals engage in a battle of wits, unexpected foes plot revenge, and young lovers are caught in a tumultuous courtship – until love proves the ultimate trickster, and undoes them all.

NOMAD HOTEL
• Atlantic Theater Company/Stage 2
• First Preview: May 22, 2019
• Opening: June 3, 2019
• Playwright: Carla Ching
• Director: Ed Sylvanus Iskandar
• Cast: Molly Griggs, Christopher Larkin, Samantha Mathis, and Andrew Pang

In the not-so-sunny side of California, Alix bounces between motel rooms, taking care of her brothers for her mostly MIA mother. Her classmate Mason is a budding songwriter trying to keep off the radar of his absent father in Hong Kong. Together, they must learn to scrape by without giving up their dreams.

TONI STONE
• Roundabout Theatre Company/Laura Pels Theatre
• First Preview: May 23, 2019
• Opening: June 20, 2019
• Playwright: Lydia R. Diamond
• Director: Pam MacKinnon
• Cast: April Matthis, Eric Berryman, Harvy Blanks, Phillip James Brannon, Daniel J. Bryant, Jonathan Burke, Toney Goins, Kenn E. Head, and Ezra Knight

Toni Stone is an encyclopedia of baseball stats. She’s got a great arm. And she doesn’t understand why she can't play with the boys. Featuring a bullpen of players crossing age, race and gender to portray all supporting roles,Toni Stone is a vibrant play about staying in the game, playing hard, playing smart and playing your own way.

A STRANGE LOOP
• Playwrights Horizons/Mainstage Theater
• First Preview: May 24, 2019
• Opening: TBD
• Book, Music, and Lyrics: Michael R. Jackson
• Director: Stephen Brackett
• Choreographer: Raja Feather Kelly
• Cast: Antwayn Hopper, James Jackson, Jr., L Morgan Lee, John-Michael Lyles, John-Andrew Morrison, Larry Owens, and Jason Veasey

Usher is a black, gay writer, working a day job he hates while writing his original musical: a piece about a black, gay writer, working a day job he hates while writing his original musical. Michael R. Jackson’s blistering, momentous new musical follows a young artist at war with a host of demons — not least of which, the punishing thoughts in his own head — in an attempt to break out of this strange loop.

PUBLIC SERVANT
• Clurman Theatre @ Theatre Row
• First Preview: May 25, 2019
• Opening: June 6, 2019
• Playwright: Bekah Brunstetter
• Director: Geordie Broadwater
• Cast: TBD

Ed has been newly elected as County Commissioner. Ed is one of the good ones, with his impressionable daughter Hannah by his side, he is going to change the world - or at least his little corner of it. Meanwhile, all world-weary Miriam needs is for a city inspector to sign off on some paperwork. Disillusioned with the system but desperate, she turns to Ed for help with what should be a simple request. But in the world of politics, is anything ever simple?

CAMP MORNING WOOD: A VERY NAKED MUSICAL
• The Theater Center/Anne L. Bernstein Theater
• First Preview: May 29, 2019
• Opening: June 6, 2019
• Book and Lyrics: Jay Falzone
• Music: Bobby Cronin, James Dobinson, Matt Gumley, Danny Rooney and Will Shishmanian
• Director: Marc Eardley
• Choreographer: Chris Medlin
• Cast: TBD

Camp Morning Wood is a new musical comedy about a gay couple who decide to escape the city for a weekend camping in the woods to reconnect and unplug... but who get caught up in an adventure they never expected. A weekend of temptations and freeing (naked!) encounters leads the couple to new discoveries about themselves and each other that just might lead them back together.

UNDERGROUND RAILROAD GAME
• Ars Nova at Greenwich House
• First Preview: May 30, 2019
• Opening: June 1, 2019
• Creators: Jennifer Kidwell and Scott R. Sheppard
• Director: Taibi Magar
• Cast: Jennifer Kidwell and Scott R. Sheppard

Good morning, America! Welcome to Hanover Middle School, where a pair of teachers are getting down and dirty with today’s lesson. The nimble duo goes round after round on the mat of our nation’s history, tackling race, sex and power in this R-rated, kaleidoscopic and fearless comedy.

FAIRVIEW
• Theatre for a New Audience @ Polonsky Shakespeare Center
• Opening: June 2, 2019
• Playwright: Jackie Sibblies Drury
• Director: Sarah Benson
• Choreographer: Raja Feather Kelly
• Cast: MaYaa Boateng, Charles Browning, Hannah Cabell, Natalia Payne, Jed Resnick, Luke Robertson, Roslyn Ruff, and Heather Alicia Simms

The Frasier family hasn’t been the same since Braden died, and Beverly needs this dinner to be perfect. But the silverware’s wrong, the radio’s on the fritz, Keisha is late, Jasmine is drinking, Dayton isn’t helping, and Mama won’t come downstairs.

HANDBAGGED
• 59E59 Theater A
• First Preview: June 4, 2019
• Opening: June 12, 2019
• Playwright: Moira Buffini
• Director: Indhu Rubasingham
• Cast: Anita Carey, Kate Fahy, Beth Hylton, John Lescault, Susan Lynskey, and Cody LeRoy Wilson

The Iron Lady. The Queen. Born six months apart, each woman had a destiny that would change the world. But when the stiff upper lip softened and the gloves came off, which one had the upper hand?

SQUARE GO
• 59E59 Theater C
• First Preview: June 5, 2019
• Opening: June 14, 2019
• Playwright: Kieran Hurley and Gary McNair
• Director: Finn den Hertog
• Cast: Daniel Portman and Gavin Jon Wright

Max is a normal-ish kid in a normal-ish town. He spends his days daydreaming and hanging out with his weird wee pal Stevie Nimmo. But when Max is called for his first square go, a fight by the school gates, it’s his own demons he must wrestle with first.

[VEIL WIDOW CONSPIRACY]
• Next Door at NYTW/Fourth Street Theatre
• First Preview: June 7, 2019
• Opening: TBD
• Playwright: Gordon Dahlquist
• Director: Aneesha Kudtarkar
• Cast: TBD

[Veil Widow Conspiracy] is built around nested versions of a story from 1922 Xinjiang in Western China: a political murder mystery dramatized in a 2010 big budget Hollywood film, then amended via DVD extra interviews with the cast and crew, in censorship negotiations with the Chinese government, and finally by two lovers in a futuristic, dystopian Brooklyn, without the means to watch the film, one describing it to the other by memory in the dark. [VWC] explores the slippery tension around what we call the truth, knowing reality and fiction each have an angle, and no metaphor comes without an agenda.

IN THE GREEN
• Lincoln Center Theater/Claire Tow Theater
• First Preview: June 8, 2019
• Opening: June 27, 2019
• Book, Music, and Lyrics: Grace McLean
• Director: Lee Sunday Evans
• Cast: Rachael Duddy, Ashley Pérez Flanagan, Grace McLean, and Hannah Whitney

In the Green tells the origin story of one of Medieval history's most powerful and creative women: Hildegard von Bingen. Before she became a healer, a composer, an exorcist, and finally a saint, she was a little girl locked in a cell with her mentor, Jutta. This new musical is the tale of two women and the journey that leads one to embrace death, and the other to celebrate the beauty and blemishes of a fully lived life.

JULIE MADLY DEEPLY
• 59E59 Theater B
• Opening: June 11, 2019
• Playwright: Sarah-Louise Young
• Director: Russell Lucas
• Cast: Sarah-Louise Young and Michael Roulston

A charming yet cheeky West End hit about the life and work of showbiz legend Julie Andrews. This cabaret weaves songs from musicals including Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music, and My Fair Lady as Sarah-Louise Young shares stories and anecdotes about Andrews’s life: from her beginnings as a child star to the recent challenges of losing her famous singing voice. What emerges is a delightfully funny and candid love letter from a super fan to a true show business survivor.

WE'RE ONLY ALIVE FOR A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME
• The Public Theater/Anspacher Theater
• First Preview: June 13, 2019
• Opening: June 27, 2019
• Book and Lyrics: David Cale
• Music: David Cale and Matthew Dean Marsh
• Director: Robert Falls
• Cast: David Cale

Growing up, writer/performer David Cale escaped his parents’ fraught marriage by singing in his bedroom and tending to birds in his backyard animal hospital. Lush songs, featuring a six-piece orchestra, and an intimate portrait of his mother unite in Cale’s vivid musical memoir of hope, family, and transcendence.

THE ROLLING STONE
• Lincoln Center Theater/Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater
• First Preview: June 20, 2019
• Opening: July 15, 2019
• Playwright: Chris Urch
• Director: Saheem Ali
• Cast: Ato Blankson-Wood, Latoya Edwards, Robert Gilbert, Myra Lucretia Taylor, Adenike Thomas, and James Udom

Set in Uganda, a country subjected to severe anti-homosexuality laws, The Rolling Stone is an intimate yet explosive family drama about two brothers at odds - one a gay man in a clandestine relationship, and the other a church pastor who fervently rails against the lifestyle his brother is forced to conceal.

WORKING: A MUSICAL
• New York City Center
• First Preview: June 26, 2019
• Opening: June 27, 2019
• Book: Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso
• Additional contributions: Gordon Greenberg
• Music and Lyrics: Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mary Rodgers and Susan Birkenhead, Stephen Schwartz, and James Taylor
• Director: Anne Kauffman
• Cast: TBD

Based on the best-selling Studs Terkel book of the same name, Working: A Musical evokes the unsung nobility of American workers. From the hardworking cashier to the tired steelworker, this musical exalts the hopes, dignity, and sense of purpose shared by each one of us.

MOSCOW MOSCOW MOSCOW MOSCOW MOSCOW MOSCOW
• MCC Theater/Susan & Ronald Frankel Theater
• First Preview: June 27, 2019
• Opening: TBD
• Playwright: Halley Feiffer
• Director: Trip Cullman
• Cast: TBD

The struggle is real for Olga, Masha, and Irina: siblings who are NOT super thrilled to be stuck in rural Russia circa 1900 (laaame). In Halley Feiffer’s contemporary reimagining of Chekhov’s Three Sisters, we follow the joys and heartbreaks of one lovably dysfunctional family over the course of several pivotal years in a world that proves to be eerily similar to the one we live in today.

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