Concluding Feb. 26
The New York Idea (Off-Broadway at the Lucille Lortel Theatre). The Atlantic Theater Company presents Proof playwright David Auburn's comedy, based on Langdon Mitchell's original play, about a young divorcee in 1906 New York City who remarries for stability only to find that her past is not quite behind her. Jaime Ray Newman and Michael Countryman star under the direction of Mark Brokaw. For tickets visit AtlanticTheater.
When I Come to Die (Off-Broadway at the Duke on 42nd Street). LCT3 presents the new play by Nathan Louis Jackson about a death row inmate who examines his life after he survives a lethal injection. Tony Award-nominated director Thomas Kail (In the Heights, Lombardi) directs. For tickets visit Dukeon42.
Concluding Feb. 27
Other Desert Cities (Off-Broadway at the Mitzi Newhouse Theater). The Lincoln Center Theater world premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's drama about a shamed Republican family stars Tony Award winners Stockard Channing and Linda Lavin, and Golden Globe winner Stacy Keach, as well as Tony Award nominee Thomas Sadoski and Elizabeth Marvel. The work is aiming for a fall Broadway transfer. For tickets visit LCT. The Road to Qatar (Off-Broadway at the York Theatre Company). Composer David Krane and librettist Stephen Cole penned the musical based on their real-life story about receiving a commission to write a larger-than-life Broadway-style musical for the Emir of Qatar. For tickets visit YorkTheatre.org.
Small Craft Warnings (Off-Broadway at the Studio Theatre on Theatre Row). Austin Pendleton directs and stars in Tennessee Wiliams' play about a group of misfits, which is presented by the Mother of Invention Theatre Company. For tickets visit Telecharge.
Interviewing the Audience (Off-Broadway at the Vineyard Theatre). Playwright and filmmaker Zach Helm's new interactive piece inspired by the work of monologist Spalding Gray invites theatregoers on stage for unscripted interviews. For tickets visit VineyardTheatre.
Mistakes Were Made (Off-Broadway at the Barrow Street Theater). Craig Wright's comedy stars Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon as an Off-Broadway producer Felix Artifex who gets in way over his head when undertakes an epic about the French Revolution. For tickets visit Smarttix.