19 theater shows to see this spring

Warm up to these promising plays and musicals

Tawny Newsome in The Upstairs Concierge; Steven Pasquale and Laura Osnes in Carousel; Travis Delgado in The Jungle

Spring may seem ages away now, as snow and temperatures continue to fall. But all the Easter candy lining store shelves is a reminder that the thaw will come, and with it a healthy new crop of plays and musicals to see. Cozy up next to a fireplace for now, and plan your spring theatergoing with our list of picks.

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