Piazza will play the Vivian Beaumont beginning March 18 for an April 18 opening. Dessa Rose will fill the Mitzi E. Newhouse beginning Feb. 17 and open March 21.
Piazza, based on Elizabeth Spencer's novella, has played critically acclaimed runs at both Seattle's Intiman Theatre and, more recently, at Chicago's Goodman Theatre.
Dessa, based on a novel called 'Dessa Rose,” is set over the course of the 1800s and concerns two historical women: A runaway slave and a woman who helps her to freedom. La Chanze will star.