In the NYC premiere of this 2016 play by Tracy Letts (August: Osage County), multiple actors—Tatiana Maslany, Blair Brown, Susan Pourfar, Kellie Overbey, Emma Geer and Mia Sinclair Jenness—portray the same Ohio women at different stages in her life. Lila Neugebauer (The Wolves) directs for Second Stage.
New York theater slows down a bit to catch its breath after the hectic sprint of the busy spring season, but it never stops moving forward. There are many promising shows on the horizon this summer, from new Broadway musicals to international spectacles, bold new dramas and, of course, the cherished tradition of Shakespeare in Park and other free outdoor theater. Here are 15 of what could be the best summer shows, listed in order of when they start.
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