Concluding May 22
Melissa's Choice (Off-Broadway at the Lion Theatre at Theatre Row). Steven Somkin's drama Melissa's Choice is about a lawyer who is passionate about women's rights, the environment, population control and two men. The cast features Jessica DiGiovanni, Ari Butler, Jed Orlemann, Stephen Bradbury, Kim Sykes and Gilbert Bailey. Here's how it's billed: "Melissa's unintended pregnancy produces increasingly bizarre fantasies that compel her to confront a tangle of competing values and feelings." Visit MelissasChoiceThePlay.com.
Concluding May 24
Grounded (Off-Broadway at The Public Theater). The Public Theater's production of Grounded, George Brant's new Off-Broadway solo play, features Academy Award winner "Les Misérables" star Anne Hathaway under the direction of Academy Award nominee and two-time Tony Award winner Julie Taymor. Grounded, in which Hathaway plays a top-gun fighter pilot, marks the star's first return to Off-Broadway and the Public Theater stage since 2009. Visit PublicTheater.org.