Final week, I wrote about 10 new shows enjoying Off-Broadway theaters, starting from the well timed refugee drama “The Jungle” at St. Ann’s Warehouse in Brooklyn to “The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show” in Union Sq..
Due to well-liked demand (at the very least as demonstrated by numerous emails from theater publicists), and in recognition of simply how expansive and various the Off-Broadway theater scene continues to be regardless of the continued challenges of the pandemic, beneath are 10 extra new Off-Broadway shows, that are all being produced by nonprofit corporations.
F*ck7thGrade: Singer-Songwriter Jill Sobule, who’s best-known for the Nineties hits “Supermodel” and “I Kissed a Girl,” returns for an encore run of her rock concert-style memoir about attending center college within the Nineteen Seventies. Performances start Jan. 23, thewildproject.org.
Wolf Play: MCC Theater is bringing again Soho Rep and Ma-Yi Theater Firm’s acclaimed manufacturing of Hansol Jung’s parenting drama, by which a pair undergoes the worldwide adoption course of and a South Korean boy is represented as a life-size picket puppet that’s operated by a “wolf.” Performances start Jan. 26, mcctheater.org.
A Shiny New Boise: Samuel D. Hunter’s (“The Whale,” “A Case for the Existence of God”) residency at Signature Theatre Firm continues with a brand new manufacturing of his 2011 darkish comedy a couple of man who takes a minimum-wage job at a Interest Foyer in Idaho following a scandal at his evangelical church. Performances start Jan. 31, signaturetheatre.org.
The Seagull/Woodstock, NY: Playwright Thomas Bradshaw, who has achieved notoriety for his excessive use of nudity and violence, reimagines Chekhov’s “The Seagull” for the up to date Hudson Valley, the place a gaggle of New York theater artists have retreated. Performances start Feb. 7, thenewgroup.org.
Letters from Max: Playwright Sarah Ruhl, whose new drama “Becky Nurse of Salem” was produced at Lincoln Heart within the fall, returns with a meditative adaptation of her 2018 epistolary e book about her relationship with the late poet Max Ritvo. Performances start Feb. 7, signaturetheatre.org.
Black Odyssey: Basic Stage Firm presents Marcus Gardley’s adaptation of Homer’s “The Odyssey,” which mixes Greek mythology with African-American historical past and depicts Ulysses as a former soldier in fashionable Harlem who’s searching for his household. Performances start Feb. 9, classicstage.org.
The Bushes: In Agnes Borinsky’s metaphorical new play, a brother and sister go to sleep in a public park and get up to discover that their toes have grow to be rooted to the bottom, main to the creation of a utopian neighborhood. Performances start Feb. 12, playwrightshorizons.org.
Fall River Fishing: Bedlam, which is best-known for its experimental productions of traditional dramas, presents a brand new play by Zuzanna Szadkowski and Deborah Knox that reinterprets the saga of hatchet assassin Lizzie Borden as an irreverent, absurdist comedy. Performances start Feb. 18, bedlam.org.
Crumbs from the Desk of Pleasure: The Eager Firm presents the primary New York revival of an early play by two-time Pulitzer-winner Lynn Nottage (“Sweat,” “Ruined”) a couple of Black household that strikes from Florida to Brooklyn within the Nineteen Fifties. Performances start Feb. 21, keencompany.org.
Cat on a Scorching Tin Roof: Following a summertime run, the primary licensed Off-Broadway manufacturing of Tennessee Williams’ sultry 1955 drama (which has been reset to the current day) returns led by Courtney Henggeler (“Cobra Kai”) and Matt de Rogatis. Performances start Feb. 24, ruthstage.org.