New This Week Adapt! (Wilma Theater). Blanka Zizka's play of a young woman in 1977 Czechoslovakia, seeking a way out. Wednesday through April 22.
Opening This Week CHIPS Dax Shepard and Michael Pena star in this big-screen reboot of the 1970s TV series, written and directed by Shepard.
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Beauty and the Beast. Disney's live-action version of the fairy tale, featuring Emma Watson as Belle. With Kevin Kline, Josh Gad, Luke Evans, and Dan Stevens. Directed by Bill Condon. PG
New This Week The Importance of Being Earnest (Walnut Street Theatre). One of the wittiest plays ever written, ever-fresh. Tuesday through April 30.
New This Week Coriolanus (Lantern Theater). Shakespeare's beautiful, noble, thorny last Roman play. Thursday through April 16.
The Lyons (Isis/Walnut Street Theatre Studio 5). A family gathers in the hospital room of a dying father and spouse...
New This Week Tomfoolery (Act II Playhouse, Ambler). A revue of the great corpus of humorist Tom Lehrer. Tuesday through April 2.
Opening This Week Before I Fall A young woman (Zoey Deutch) must relive the final day of her recently ended life over the course of a week.