THE GLASS MENAGERIE
9/8–10/1: Vagabond Players, 806 S. Broadway. The work that propelled Tennessee Williams to fame and cemented his status as a premier playwright takes center stage in Fells.
THE CRADLE WILL ROCK
9/29–10/8: Iron Crow Theatre, 45 W. Preston St. In the reimagining of this 1937 musical (originally directed by Orson Welles), fiery class struggles ensue as townspeople challenge an affluent man’s exploitation of power.
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TWO TRAINS RUNNING
9/8–10/8: Spotlighters Theatre, 817 St. Paul St. In this 1960s play, originally conceived by legendary playwright August Wilson, Memphis Lee’s coffee shop serves as a bastion of eclectic African-American characters.
9/29–10/29: Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, 7 S. Calvert St. Corruption, deception, and murder are just some of the themes embedded in this Shakespearean classic.
I HATE HAMLET
9/8–10/1: Fells Point Corner Theatre, 251 S. Ann St. A young television star, who bemoans the Bard’s title character, finds hilarious adventure when he’s offered the titular role.
9/7–10/8: Center Stage, 700 N. Calvert St. This new American play explores the ways differing values of the same faith can be as divisive as the ideals separating all religions.