Concluding July 3 When We Go Upon the Sea (Off-Broadway at 59E59 Theaters). Lee Blessing's play imagines former U.S. President George W. Bush on the evening before going on trial for war crimes at the Hague; presented as part of the Americans Off-Broadway Festival. For tickets visit 59E59.Freed (Off-Broadway at 59E59 Theaters). Charles Smith's play explores the life of John Newton Templeton, a former slave who became the first African American to attend college in the U.S. Midwest; presented as part of the Americans Off-Broadway Festival. For tickets visit 59E59.Ideal (Off-Broadway at 59E59 Theaters). A world-renown American screen actress is on the run from the law after being accused of murder and enlists some of her most ardent fans to hide her; presented as part of the Americans Off-Broadway Festival. For tickets visit 59E59.Modotti (Off-Broadway at the Acorn Theatre). Wendy Beckett's play depicts the life of the photographer and silent film actress Tina Modotti who fled to Mexico during the revolution in search of inspiration and adventure. For tickets visit TicketCentral.
Family Dinner (Off-Broadway at the Beckett Theater). Michele Willens' play contrasts the difference between a 1963 family who shares each meal and that family's own daughter whose family never sits down together in 2002. For tickets visit TicketCentral. Concluding July 4 Next Fall (On Broadway at the Helen Hayes Theatre). Geoffrey Nauffts' Tony Award-nominated play traces the relationship of a modern-day gay couple as they grapple with issues of faith, sexuality, politics and self-acceptance when their future suddenly hangs in the balance. For tickets visit Telecharge.