Concluding March 24
Russian Transport (Off-Broadway at The New Group). The world-premiere production of Erika Sheffer's new play stars Janeane Garofalo. Russian Transport is described as a "suspenseful family drama set in the Russian Jewish community of Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. Diana and Misha, an immigrant couple, run a struggling car service while trying to carve out the American Dream for their teenagers, Alex and Mira. When Diana's sexy and mysterious brother Boris arrives to stay with them, family loyalty is tested. For Alex and Mira, Uncle Boris is an exciting addition to their home, but soon Alex is pulled into his Uncle's dangerous world." Visit TheNewGroup.
Concluding March 25
Love, Loss, And What I Wore (Off-Broadway at the Westside Theatre). In the play by Nora and Delia Ephron, all-star casts take the stage in a collection of monologues and reminiscences of clothes, memory and life. The final cast stars Sierra Boggess, Joyce Van Patten, Karyn Quackenbush, Erica Watson and Ally Walker. Visit Telecharge.
Hurt Village (Off-Broadway at The Pershing Square Signature Center / Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre). Patricia McGregor directs Hurt Village, the new work by Katori Hall, the Olivier Award-winning writer of The Mountaintop. The play, set in a Memphis housing project, is a gritty drama about life and change in a family. Hurt Village features Lloyd Watts, Charlie Hudson III, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Nicholas Christopher, Corey Hawkins, Ron Cephas Jones, Joaquina Kalukango, Tonya Pinkins and Saycon Sengbloh. Visit SignatureTheatre.