James Spader in Race (On Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre). Emmy-winning actor Spader departs David Mamet's legal drama that explodes when a law firm is asked to take on a racially-sensitive case. Tony Award nominee Eddie Izzard will succeed Spader in the role June 21. For tickets visit RaceOnBroadway.com.
Gabriel (Off-Broadway at the Atlantic Theater Company). The American premiere production of Olivier Award nominee Moira Buffini's play centers on a mysterious young naked man who washes ashore during the German occupation of the Channel Islands during World War II. For tickets visit AtlanticTheatre.
The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity (Off-Broadway at Second Stage Theatre). Pulitzer Prize finalist Kristoffer Diaz's pro-wrestling drama about two wrestlers whose battles in the ring turn into racially charged ratings gold. For tickets visit 2ST.com.