Shows to See This Weekend, October 2 to October 4. From Sophocles to Josh Groban to Beanie Feldstein

This weekend there are at least a dozen plays by playwrights ranging from Sophocles to Ionesco to Kevin R. Free; seven starry concerts from Josh Groban to a cavalcade of Broadway stars of Latinx heritage , as well as a number of chats, conversations and reunions. Below is a brief rundown of some of the shows, with links to tickets,  more info, and/or the video itself. For more details on the theater offerings, check out my guide to October 2020 theater openings.


On Friday: The Shows Must Go On!: Michael Ball: Past & Present

On Saturday: Josh Groban: Greatest Broadway Songs; John Lloyd Young in Concert,  and American Songbook at NJPAC hosted by Brian Stokes Mitchell

On Sunday: The Seth Concert Series: Orfeh and Andy Karl

All Weekend: ¡Viva Broadway! Hear Our Voices  and
Len Cariou in Broadway & the Bard: An Evening of Shakespeare & Song


Virtual Halston: BeBe Winans

The Boys in the Band in Conversation

Stars in the HouseMean Girls Reunion

Theater to Catch

Still available

The Tribute Artist

Two River Theater: Romeo and Juliet

PTP/NYC: Don’t Exaggerate

Primary Stages: The Tribute Artist

Barrington Stage Company: Harriet Harris in Eleanor


Opening Friday

Do Lord Remember Me

Lights Out and Oh, This is Rich
Mile Square theater

Antigone in Ferguson
Theater of War

Do Lord Remember Me
New Federal Theater

Help Wanted
Elemental Women’s Productions

City Garage


Opening Saturday

Will Eno’s Title and Deed

The Party Hop
Dramatists Play Service

The Clod
Metropolitan Playhouse


Opening Sunday

A Land Without Weather
Guild Hall

Again, for details, check out my guide to October 2020 theater openings

Author: New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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