THE EXORCIST by John Pielmeier
Dec
20
to Mar 10

THE EXORCIST by John Pielmeier

  • Phoenix Theatre London (London, UK) (map)
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After a UK premiere with Birmingham Repertory Theatre in 2016, the spine-chilling theatrical experience The Exorcist is unleashed in the West End. Playing at the Phoenix Theatre throughout autumn and winter, the terrifying tale is best known as William Friedkin's 1973 horror film, starring Linda Blair. Following the story of young Regan, who becomes possessed by a strange force, the petrifying story sees a battle of faith, religion and things unknown, as Regan's mother Chris and the local priest join forces to exorcise the demon. Directed by award-winner Sean Mathias, the production features a stellar creative team, including Olivier Award-winning designer Anna Fleischle, lighting designer Tim Mitchell, sound designer Adam Cork and illusionist Ben Hart. Prepare for the fright of your lives with this unique show!

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WILD HORSES by Allison Gregory
Feb
22
to Feb 25

WILD HORSES by Allison Gregory

  • New Jersey Rep (Long Branch, NJ) (map)
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A coming-of-age story about a time when anything was possible, when the world was full of promise, young love was still a fantasy, and a group of 13 year-olds who recognize injustice can throw caution to the wind and take the initiative to act upon it.

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APPOGGIATURA by James Still
Mar
7
to Mar 31

APPOGGIATURA by James Still

  • Indiana Repertory Theater (Indianapolis, IN) (map)
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A trip to Venice brings love, loss, pain and joy to three weary travelers in search of healing and happiness. Hearts leap, time bends and the floating city works its wonders in this magical play filled with music and amore.

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RAIN AND ZOE SAVE THE WORLD by Crystal Skillman
Apr
20
to Apr 29

RAIN AND ZOE SAVE THE WORLD by Crystal Skillman

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (Anchorage, AK) (map)
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In Rain and Zoe Save the World, two Seattle teenagers embark on an impulsive motorcycle journey to join a group of oil protesters on the east coast. But as they follow a major pipeline across the country, what began as two young activists’ longing to belong to something greater than themselves gives way to Rain and Zoe discovering that the true danger in this world might just be growing up.

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MARIE AND ROSETTA by George Brant
Mar
6
to Mar 31

MARIE AND ROSETTA by George Brant

  • Theatreworks Silicon Valley (Palo Alto, CA) (map)
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Stirring churches in the morning and the Cotton Club at night, Sister Rosetta Tharpe became a musical legend. With competition growing on the 1940s Gospel Circuit, 
she auditions a new partner, a beauty with a voice made in heaven. Will they blend, break, or find harmony at last? Don’t miss this roof-raising musical hit
from our New Works Festival, the saga of the woman who inspired Elvis, Ray Charles, and more on her way to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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CHESS with a new book by Danny Strong
Feb
14
to Feb 18

CHESS with a new book by Danny Strong

  • The Kennedy Center (Washington, DC) (map)
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This complex rock opera has been seen around the world. The pawns in this drama form a love triangle: the loutish American chess star, the earnest Russian champion, and the assistant who is torn between them. From Bangkok to Budapest, the players, lovers, politicians, and spies are manipulated to the pulse of a monumental rock score. Music by Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson; lyrics by Tim Rice

Directed by Tony Award® winner Michael Mayer (Hedwig and the Angry InchSpring Awakening) with a new book by Emmy® and Golden Globe Award®–winning writer Danny Strong (EmpireThe ButlerGame Change), Chess stars Raúl Esparza (Company, the Kennedy Center’s Sunday in the Park with George, Merrily We Roll Along) as American chess champion Freddie; Ramin Karimloo(Anastasia) as rival Russian chess star Anatoly Sergievsky; Tony Award® winner Ruthie Ann Miles (The King and IHere Lies Love) as Anatoly’s wife, Svetlana; and Tony Award® winner Karen Olivo (West Side StoryIn the Heights) as Florence, a remarkable Hungarian refugee who becomes the center of their emotional triangle. Joining them are Bradley Dean (Dear Evan Hansen) as Ivan Molokov, Sean Allan Krill (Honeymoon in Vegas) as Walter de Courcey, and Bryce Pinkham (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder) as the Arbiter. 

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JUNIE B. JONES IS NOT A CROOK by Allison Gregory
Jan
26
to Feb 11

JUNIE B. JONES IS NOT A CROOK by Allison Gregory

  • South Coast Repertory Theatre (Costa Mesa, CA) (map)
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The world’s funniest grade-school know-it-all is back! And Junie B. is convinced that someone stole her furry black mittens at recess. So, when Junie B. finds a cool pen on the floor, it’s Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers. But why does she keep having those bad dreams? Will she ever get her mittens back? And will she win over the new boy in Room 8? 

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Draw the Circle by Mashuq Mushtaq Deen
Jan
24
to Feb 18

Draw the Circle by Mashuq Mushtaq Deen

  • Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (New York, NY) (map)
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Mashuq Mushtaq Deen (The Betterment Society, Resident Playwright at New Dramatists), is making his New York debut in the New York premiere of DRAW THE CIRCLE. The hilarious and moving story of his transition, DRAW THE CIRCLE is told entirely from the point of view of Deen’s family and friends, as portrayed by Deen, bringing to life the often-ignored struggle that a family goes through when their child transitions from one gender to another.

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Marie and Rosetta by George Brant
Jan
20
to Feb 11

Marie and Rosetta by George Brant

  • Cleveland Playhouse (Cleveland, OH) (map)
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Get your front-row seat to music history in the making. “The Godmother of Rock n’ Roll” and 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Early Influence Inductee Sister Rosetta Tharpe — who influenced performers from Elvis to Hendrix — plucks prim-and-proper Marie Knight from a rival gospel show. The two challenge one another on music, life, and The Almighty. This story of letting loose, finding your voice, and freeing your soul is a soaring music-theatre experience chock full of roof-raising performances.

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SENSITIVE GUYS by MJ Kaufman
Jan
19
to Feb 11

SENSITIVE GUYS by MJ Kaufman

  • Interact Theater (Philadelphia, PA) (map)
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Is it enough just to be “working on your sh*t?” In the safe spaces of a small liberal arts college, the student-led Men’s Peer Education Group and women’s Survivor Support Group work together on an ambitious plan to eradicate all sexual violence everywhere in just five years. They've got it all together -- until an incident throws their ideals into question. Five female and non-binary performers inhabit both male and female roles in this social satire about complicity and what it really takes to face the patriarchy.

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GROUNDED by George Brant
Jan
19
to Feb 11

GROUNDED by George Brant

  • Dobama Theatre (Cleveland, OH) (map)
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An ace fighter pilot’s career in the sky is ended early due to an unexpected pregnancy. Reassigned to operate military drones from a windowless trailer outside Las Vegas, she hunts terrorists by day and returns home to her family each night. As the pressure to track a high-profile target mounts, the boundaries begin to blur between the desert in which she lives and the one she patrols half a world away.

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SEE ROCK CITY by Arlene Hutton
Jan
18
to Feb 11

SEE ROCK CITY by Arlene Hutton

  • Washington Stage Guild (Washington, DC) (map)
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In the height of World War II, Raleigh and May, the young couple from last season’s uplifting hit LAST TRAIN TO NIBROC, have returned home to Kentucky to figure out their lives. Their two very different mothers have plenty of ideas for them, but the war’s progression affects them all, and leads to a heartwarming, bittersweet conclusion. Returning are Wood Van Meter and Lexi Langs, the critically acclaimed cast of last season’s NIBROC. An area premiere.

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HALFTIME WITH DON by Ken Weitzman
Jan
12
to Feb 4

HALFTIME WITH DON by Ken Weitzman

  • The Phoenix Theatre (Indianapolis, IN) (map)
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What happens when you meet your childhood hero?  Ed Ryan is about to find out--if his hero remembers to show up.Because of traumatic brain injuries, retired NFL great Don Devers relies on Post-It notes to offset his damaged memory. With the help of Don’s daughter and Ed’s wife, both pregnant and plotting from the sidelines, a game plan forms that might bring Don out of isolation to reclaim his life.

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THE HOMECOMING QUEEN by Ngozi Anyanwu
Jan
10
to Feb 18

THE HOMECOMING QUEEN by Ngozi Anyanwu

  • Atlantic Theater Stage 2 (New York, NY) (map)
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A bestselling novelist returns to Nigeria to care for her ailing father, but before she can bury him, she must relearn the traditions she’s long forgotten. Having been absent for over a decade, she must collide with her culture, traumatic past, painful regrets, and the deep, deep love she thought she could never have. Atlantic is thrilled to welcome Ngozi Anyanwu (Good Grief) for her Off-Broadway debut!

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UNTIL THE FLOOD by Dael Orlandersmith
Jan
6
to Feb 19

UNTIL THE FLOOD by Dael Orlandersmith

  • Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (New York, NY) (map)
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Rattlestick welcomes back alumni writer Dael Orlandersmith (Horsedreams, Pulitzer-Prize Finalist Yellowman) with the New York premiere of her piece UNTIL THE FLOOD, written in response to Michael Brown’s death and commissioned by St. Louis Repertory. Having interviewed scores of St. Louis residents, Orlandersmith portrays the many faces found within the community, giving each a chance to take center stage and holding no one viewpoint above others.

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