Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Theatre In New York Schedules

AMERICAN SLIGO Adam Rapp (“Red Light Winter”) wrote and directs this dark comedy, about a wrestling legend on the eve of his last match. In previews. (Rattlestick, 224 Waverly Pl. 212-868-4444.)
BASIL TWIST’S “DOGUGAESHI” The puppeteer employs the Japanese puppet-theatre art that uses a sliding-screen mechanism, portraying the tale of a sly white fox. Opens Sept. 12. (Japan Society, 333 E. 47th St. 212-715-1258.)
BLIND MOUTH SINGING National Asian American Theatre Company presents Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas’s play, about a strict matriarch and her children. Ruben Polendo directs. Previews begin Sept. 14. (Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Ave. 212-279-4200.)
CELIA Carmen Rivera and Candido Tirado wrote this musical based on the life of the late Cuban singer Celia Cruz. Jaime Azpilicueta directs. Performances on Saturdays at 5 and Sundays at 7 are in English; all other performances are in Spanish. In previews. (New World Stages, 340 W. 50th St. 212-239-6200.)
THE DINING ROOM The Keen Company opens its season with A. R. Gurney’s drama, a series of vignettes about a twentieth-century Wasp family. Jonathan Silverstein directs. In previews. (Clurman, 410 W. 42nd St. 212-279-4200.)
DIVIDING THE ESTATE Primary Stages presents the New York première of this comedy by Horton Foote, set in the late nineteen-eighties, in which a Texan family contemplates its fate. Previews begin Sept. 18. (59E59, at 59 E. 59th St. 212-279-4200.)
FLAGS Jane Martin wrote this drama, about a family who lost a son to the Iraq war. Henry Wishcamper directs. In previews. Opens Sept. 15. (59E59, at 59 E. 59th St. 212-279-4200.)
HAMLET At the Pearl, Shepard Sobel directs Shakespeare’s tragedy. In previews. (80 St. Marks Pl. 212-598-9802.)
100 SAINTS YOU SHOULD KNOW Playwrights Horizons kicks off the season with the world première of a play by Kate Fodor, about a woman who becomes intrigued by a troubled priest at the church that she cleans. Janel Moloney, Lois Smith, Jeremy Shamos, Will Rogers, and Zoe Kazan star. Ethan McSweeny directs. In previews. Opens Sept. 18. (416 W. 42nd St. 212-279-4200.)
THE MAGNIFICENT CUCKOLD East River Commedia presents this 1920 farce by Fernand Crommelynck, in which a man is so paranoid that his wife might cheat on him that he forces her to do so with all the men in the village. Preview on Sept. 14. Opens Sept. 15. (Connelly, 220 E. 4th St. 212-868-4444.)
MAURITIUS Alison Pill, F. Murray Abraham, Dylan Baker, Katie Finneran, and Bobby Cannavale star in Manhattan Theatre Club’s production of a drama by Theresa Rebeck, about half sisters who inherit a stamp collection. Doug Hughes directs. Previews begin Sept. 13. (Biltmore, 261 W. 47th St. 212-239-6200.)
THE MISANTHROPE New York Theatre Workshop presents Molière’s comedy, directed by Ivo van Hove. Previews begin Sept. 14. (79 E. 4th St. 212-239-6200.)
NEW YORK MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL More than thirty new musicals, at various venues. For a full schedule, visit www.nymf.org. Opens Sept. 17. (212-352-3101.)
THE POWER OF DARKNESS Mint Theatre Company revives Leo Tolstoy’s drama from 1886, about a Russian peasant who becomes involved in a murder. In previews. (311 W. 43rd St. 212-315-0231.)
THE RITZ Roundabout Theatre Company revives Terrence McNally’s 1975 comedy, starring Rosie Perez and Kevin Chamberlin, in which a heterosexual man hides out from a mobster in a gay bathhouse. Joe Mantello directs. Previews begin Sept. 14. (Studio 54, at 254 W. 54th St. 212-719-1300.)
ROCK DOVES The première of a drama by Marie Jones, set in postwar Northern Ireland. Ian McElhinney directs. In previews. Opens Sept. 16. (Irish Arts Center, 553 W. 51st St. 212-868-4444.)
SCARCITY Atlantic Theatre Company presents the première of a new play by Lucy Thurber, about siblings longing to escape their life of poverty. In previews. (336 W. 20th St. 212-279-4200.)
THE SHAPE OF METAL Origin Theatre Company presents Thomas Kilroy’s drama, in which a sculptor copes with the disappearance of her daughter. Brian Murray directs. Opens Sept. 12. (59E59, at 59 E. 59th St. 212-279-4200.)
THREE MO’ TENORS This musical revue, conceived, directed, and choreographed by Marion J. Caffey, combines opera, blues, jazz, soul, and other genres. In previews. (Little Shubert Theatre, 422 W. 42nd St. 212-239-6200.)
TILL THE BREAK OF DAWN Danny Hoch’s new hip-hop play, about a group of South Bronx radicals who take a trip to Havana, Cuba. In previews. Opens Sept. 13. (Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand St. 212-352-3101.)
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