Sept. 13-Oct. 12
Director Andrei Belgrader reimagines Samuel Beckett's existential fable as a parable about climate change and environmental catastrophe with Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams. Boston Court Performing Arts Center, 70 N. Mentor Ave., Pasadena. $34. (626) 683-6883. www.bostoncourt.org
Sept. 26-Oct. 26
A vocally gifted African American navigates life at an all-boys prep school in the West Coast premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney's drama.
Sept. 21-Oct. 19
World premiere of Jordan Harrison's fantastical drama about an elderly woman (
'The Trip to Bountiful'
Sept. 26-Nov. 2
Sept. 28-Nov. 2
In David Ives' two-character drama, a director gets more than he bargained for when he auditions an actress for a play based on a 19th century erotic novel. South Coast Repertory, Julianne Argyros Stage, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. $22-$72. (714) 708-5555. www.scr.org
Oct. 18-Dec. 14
Odyssey Theatre and New American Theatre team up for a new production of Shakespeare's tragic tale of lust, jealousy and murder. Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., West L.A. $30. (310) 477-2055. www.odysseytheatre.com
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre presents the Bard's classic tragedy.
Diana Son's poignant drama about two women whose budding romance is shattered by a shocking act of violence. Pasadena Playhouse, 39 S. El Molino Ave., Pasadena. $45-$125. (626) 356-7529. www.pasadenaplayhouse.org