Fool for Love
Previews begin Sept. 15; opens Oct. 8
Sam Rockwell and Nina Arianda star as former lovers stuck in a motel in the Mojave desert in a revival of Sam Shepard’s drama that first played at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in 2014.
Previews begin Sept. 17; opens Oct. 15
Clive Owen makes his Broadway debut in a revival of a Harold Pinter drama about a man who meets his wife’s childhood friend; Thom Yorke is composing original music for the production.
The Gin Game
Previews begin Sept. 18; opens Oct. 13
Tony winners James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson reunite for the first time in nearly 50 years in a revival of D.L. Coburn’s Pulitzer-winning drama about a couple who meet on the porch of a nursing home.
Previews begin Oct. 1; opens Oct. 29
Keira Knightley stars in a new stage adaptation of Emile Zola’s novel about a woman in a loveless marriage whose life is upended by the arrival of her husband’s boyhood friend.
On Your Feet!
Previews begin Oct. 5; opens Nov. 5
Newcomer Ana Villafañe stars in a bio-musical about Gloria Estefan and her romance with 19-time Grammy-winning producer husband, Emilio.
Previews begin Oct. 6; opens Nov. 8
George Takei stars in a new musical inspired by his childhood experience in a Japanese-American internment camp during WWII.
Previews begin Oct. 22; opens Nov. 15
Bruce Willis makes his Broadway debut opposite past Tony nominee Laurie Metcalf in a stage adaptation of Stephen King’s classic novel.
School of Rock
Previews begin Nov. 9; opens Dec. 6
The stage musical based on the 2003 Jack Black movie has a most unusual pedigree: a book by Julian Fellowes (“Downton Abbey”) and a score by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Glenn Slater.
The Color Purple
Previews begin Nov. 10; opens Dec. 3
Jennifer Hudson steps closer to her EGOT with her supporting turn as Shug Avery in a revival of the 2004 musical based on Alice Walker’s novel.