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Alabama Shakespeare Festival

Holiday Memories

Nov. 17-Dec. 23

Truman Capote's stories of his boyhood adventures in Monroeville, Ala., have been adapted for the stage.

(334) 271-5353


San Diego

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Old Globe Theatre

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Nov. 19-Dec. 31

The Grinch takes center stage for the third year at the Old Globe, in this holiday musical of the Dr. Seuss classic.

(619) 239-2255

San Francisco

American Conservatory Theater

Glengarry Glen Ross

Jan. 4-Feb. 4

David Mamet's 1982 Pulitzer Prize-winning play (later made into a movie) revels in the dark struggles for power and bucks at a real estate office.

(415) 749-2ACT



Denver Center Theatre Company


Oct. 21-Dec. 2

This 10-1/2-hour play, with a break for dinner, tells the story of the Trojan War and its aftermath.

(800) 641-1222


East Haddam

Goodspeed Opera House

Red, Hot and Blue!

Through Dec. 31

Cole Porter lyrics and tunes highlight this musical revue that starred Ethel Merman, Jimmy Durante, and Bob Hope in its 1936 Broadway debut.

(860) 873-8668

District of Columbia

The Arena

Play On!

Nov. 3-Jan. 7

Vy wants to be a songwriter, and she especially wants to work with Duke Ellington. But the only way she can do it is by posing as a man.

(202) 488-3300



Alliance Theatre Company

A Moon for the Misbegotten

Through Nov. 4

Eugene O'Neill's classic love tale tells of a father who hopes for a marriage between his daughter and a landowner.


Theatre in the Square

The 1940s Radio Hour

Nov. 21-Dec. 31

How were radio broadcasts put together for US troops overseas during World War II? The 19th annual showing of this production gives a behind-the-scenes look.

(770) 422-8369



The Goodman Theatre

King Hedley II

Nov. 30-Jan. 13

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson's work - about African-American struggles in 1985 Pittsburgh - is the first to be shown in the new playhouse.

(312) 443-3800

Steppenwolf Theatre Co.

The Weir

Nov. 24-Jan. 20

In an Irish pub, four men regale the new girl in town with local myths and personal vignettes.

(312) 335-1650



Indiana Repertory Theatre

Crumbs from the Table of Joy

Nov. 1-Dec. 17

A young African-American girl moves to Brooklyn, N.Y., from a small Southern town with her father and sister after the death of her mother. Unpredictable Harlem partygoer Aunt Lily introduces Ernestine to the civil rights movement.

(317) 635-5252



Actors Theatre of Louisville

A Tuna Christmas

Nov. 3-Dec. 30

Full of fun - two actors play more than 20 characters from Tuna, Texas.

(502) 584-1205 or (800) 4ATL-TIX



Portland Stage Company

Leaving Queens

Jan. 30-Feb. 18

An Irish-American photographer searches for her father and comes across her family's story in the process.

(207) 774-0465



Huntington Theatre Company

A Fair Country

Oct. 27-Nov. 26

A family of white Americans opposed to apartheid, yet living in South Africa in 1977, find themselves drawn into the country's racial struggles and onto the side they don't support. From young American playwright Jon Robin Baitz.

(617) 266-0800

The Shubert Theatre

Death of a Salesman

Nov. 28-Dec. 10

The revival of Arthur Miller's Tony Award-winning play of thwarted dreams stars Brian Dennehy, who received a Tony Award for his role as the traveling salesman in an earlier New York production.

(617) 482-9393



Guthrie Theater

Twelfth Night

Jan. 12-Feb. 4

In Shakespeare's comedy of mistaken identities, set in the roaring '20s. Viola searches for her twin brother.

(612) 377-2224 or (800) 44-STAGE


St. Louis

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis

Major Barbara

Jan. 3-Feb. 2

George Bernard's classic play about a father who's an arms dealer and a daughter who espouses religion.

(314) 968-4925



New Stage Theatre


Jan. 24-Feb. 11

Winner of Broadway's Tony Award for Best Play in 1998. Friendships are tested when one man in a circle of three friends buys an odd, and quite expensive, piece of art.

(601) 948-3531

New Jersey


McCarter Theatre

School for Scandal

Feb. 13-March 4

A Restoration-era comedy by 18th-century British playwright Richard Brinsley Sheridan comments on the consequences of gossip and rumor.

(609) 258-2787



Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change

Nov. 4-Dec. 23

A 17-song comic, musical revue of the ups and downs of dating, marriage, in-laws, and children.

(513) 421-3888



Alley Theatre


Jan. 12-Feb. 10

In the 1975 Tony Award-winner for Best Play, by Peter Shaffer, a teenage boy who has blinded six horses comes under the care of a court psychiatrist.

(713) 228-8421


Seattle Repertory Theatre

A Delicate Balance

Jan. 8-Feb. 17

Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy by Edward Albee about a daughter who goes home after her fourth marriage.

(206) 443-2222

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