Concluding May 26 An Early History of Fire (Off-Broadway at the Acorn Theatre - Theatre Row). David Rabe's An Early History of Fire, according to The New Group, "is set in a small Midwestern town at the tipping point of the early 1960s. A few years out of high school, Danny finds his days defined by friendship and loyalty – but a confusing new world encroaches in the form of Karen, back from college in the East, alluring and unsettling because of all she has learned. Awhirl in longing and eyeing a chance for radical change, Danny struggles against the grip of his immigrant father, who clings to his only son while mourning a vanished world of lost prestige." Visit TheNewGroup.org.
Psycho Therapy (Off-Broadway at the Cherry Lane Theatre). Here's how Frank Stausser's Psycho Therapy is billed: "Lily's fiancée Phillip blows off couples therapy and Dorian, her hot young ex-boyfriend, jumps in to fill the void. When the trio ends up on the couch together, only therapist Nancy Winston can untangle the kinks. Frank Strausser's insanely entertaining new comedy opens the door to a new option - couples therapy for three." Visit PsychoTherapyThePlay.com.