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A new play centering on the life of Florence Kelley, an activist for child welfare at the turn of the last century. By Anthony P. Penniono.
At Metropolitan Playhouse, 220 E 4th St, 212-995-8410. Starts April 15.
The Beauty Inside
An East-meets-West story about a Turkish peasant girl and the Turkish-American lawyer who defends her.
At 45 Below, 45 Bleecker St., 212-868-4444. Starts April 15.
Handcart Ensemble presents a one-woman show by Sam McCready about the life of Irish Literary Renaissance patron Lady Gregory.
At Theatre 315, 315 W 47th St.,
212-868-4444. Starts April 20.
Dianne Wiest stars in this new play by Kathleen Tolan about a teenager who confronts her mother about the ethical ramifications of her adoption.
At Playwrights Horizons, 416 W 42nd St., 212-279-4200. Starts April 22.
The Beauty Prize
A concert-style revival of a musical by Jerome Kern and P.G. Wodehouse — written in 1922 and never before seen in America.
At the 45th Street Theatre, 354 W 45th St., 212-868-4444. Starts April 26.
Macrobert Productions of Stirling, Scotland presents a puppet theatre version of the Oscar Wilde fairy tale.
At the New Victory Theatre, 209 W 42nd St., 212-239-6200. Starts April 29.
Feasting on Cardigans
A new play by Mark Eisman about an exterminator who learns life lessons during New York’s great moth infestation.
Presented by Oberon Theatre Ensemble, 244 W 54th St., 12th Fl., 212-352-3101. Starts April 30.
The Pursuit of Persephone
A musical by Peter Mills inspired by F. Scott Fitzgerald and his novel This Side of Paradise.
Presented by Prospect Theatre Company at the Connelly Theatre, 220 E 4th St., 212-352-3101. Starts April 30.
Garth Wingfield explores the life of Charles Lindbergh in this play presented by Melting Pot Theatre Company.
At the Lucille Lortel Theatre, 121 Christopher St., 212-279-4200.
Starts May 8.
A new adaptation of the Strindberg play by Craig Lucas.
At Rattlestick Theatre, 224 Waverly Pl., 212-627-2556. Starts May 11.
A minimalist production from Holland’s Het Laagland of the King Arthur legend.
At the New Victory Theatre, 209 W 42nd St., 212-239-6200. Starts May 13.
Uncle Jimmy’s Dirty Basement
An absurdist rock show showcasing depraved characters and demented humor.
At P.S. 122, 150 First Ave., 212-477-5288. Starts May 19th.
A new play by Julia Cho about an Asian-American family attempting to escape its stifling home life.
At Playwrights Horizons, 416 W 42nd St., 212-279-4200. Starts May 19.
The Cherry Orchard
A new adaptation of Chekhov’s great play by Tom Donaghy.
At the Atlantic Theater, 336 W 20th St., 212-645-1242. Starts May 25.