In the five Broadway shows opening in November, Amy Schumer and Uma Thurman are making their Broadway debuts; playwrights Ayad Akhtar and Steve Martin are delivering new plays; and two shows that were acclaimed Off-Broadway are transferring intact. Below is a selection of openings in November on Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway, organized chronologically by opening date. Each title is linked to a relevant website. Off Broadway: Black. Off Off Broadway: Green.
Playbill will update these listings when new information is made available. Emmy winner Darren Criss co-stars. Adams, Brandon J. Clarke makes her Broadway debut in the transfer of her Olivier Award-winning performance as Caroline, an African-American maid whose world of '60s Louisiana changes in ways big and small. At a crossroads in their lives the three come together, and under the influence of the drug, take a trip and confront the mysteries of their lives and their world. It follows Li'l Bit Parker as she looks back in time in order to make sense of an uncle Morse who impacted her past, present, and future.
With the world seeming to spin off its axis in this first year of the Trump administration, anxious New Yorkers found themselves searching desperately for anchors, for balance, for a sense of order. If they looked to their theaters, all those elements were present, though not necessarily in the expected shapes and sizes. What follows are 10 shows, listed alphabetically, that left me breathless — and deeply grateful for the refuge that theater can provide. Immaculately staged by Kate Valk, and featuring the remarkable Eric Berryman as a sort of transcendental disc jockey, this was conceptual theater at its purest and most precise. This compact study of apocalyptic dreams, directed by James Macdonald and seen at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, portrayed four anxious, chatty women considering fears both present and future, and mundane and cosmic. But these blazingly inventive contemporary tragedies also testify to Ms. Imported by the Brooklyn Academy of Music, this was a spook house for grown-ups that transformed medieval England into a Land of Id that feels all too close to the here and now.
The off-Broadway non-profit Public Theater has announced its season, which marks the company's 50th Anniversary at Astor Place. The season, which includes four world premiere and four New York premiere productions, will be presented in the following order:. The season will begin in September with the return of Public Works which features over actors and community members in a free musical adaptation of Shakespeare's As You Like It.