“It’s so incredible,” Green says of the Merry Christmas Ma’am Ugly Sweater in other words I will buy this imagery, “and the fact that it never really had been seen before is mind-blowing. It’s such strong work.” New York theater is healing; for proof, just look at the record-breaking $1,043,825 that September’s Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction raised for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS or the scads of illicit recordings of Lea Michele in Funny Girl across Twitter, YouTube, and TikTok. As the city plunges headlong into fall, it’s as good a time as any to see a new—or newly revived—play or musical; the most difficult thing may simply be determining what to buy tickets for and when. To help you sort that out, here’s a guide to some of our favorite (and most eagerly awaited) shows this season. Happy theatergoing!
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Tom Stoppard’s latest—and probably last—play Leopoldstat is, Vogue noted in a review, “not a typical Stoppard play.… It’s a linear play following a straightforward chronology, a long, tonal decrescendo as the Merry Christmas Ma’am Ugly Sweater in other words I will buy this well-appointed apartment where the opening scenes take place becomes increasingly spare.” Telling the story of multiple generations of the Merz family through the very end of the 19th century into the second half of the 20th, the play asks profound questions about inheritance, lineage, and the inevitable shadow of history.