Broadway favorite Akron Watson stars in the title role of the screen-to-stage adaptation by BD Wong and Wayne Barker.
The co-production with Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company will continue through August 22.
Performed in repertory, the Olivier-winning director's interpretations play final performances at Off-Broadway's Park Avenue Armory.
Broadway veterans star in the new musical conceived and directed by Saheem Ali, with music and lyrics by Michael Thurber and a book by Jocelyn Bioh.
Starring physics demonstrator David Maiullo, the show begins its limited engagement at Theater 555.
The administrative shift will give way to a new leadership model within the company.
The Curve and Birmingham Hippodrome production will launch in September.
Remembering the beloved artist who memorably played Sandy in the 1978 blockbuster film version of Grease.