City Lights publishes an edition of Highlights  for each show. This dramaturg’s guide by Rebecca Wallace includes interviews, historical background, photos, and other resources to help audiences more fully immerse themselves in the world of a play. Because that’s a great place to linger.

2017-18 season

Alabama Story  by Kenneth Jones, Jan. 18-Feb. 18, 2018

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley  by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon, Nov. 16-Dec. 17, 2017

Stupid Fucking Bird  by Aaron Posner, sort of adapted from The Seagull  by Anton Chekhov, Sept. 14-Oct. 15, 2017


2016-17 season

LIZZIE  by Steven Cheslik-DeMeyer, Tim Maner and Alan Stevens Hewitt, July 13-Aug. 20, 2017

Rapture, Blister, Burn  by Gina Gionfriddo, May 18-June 18, 2017

Frankenstein  adapted by Kit Wilder, Mar. 23-Apr. 23, 2017

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Ideation  by Aaron Loeb, Jan. 19-Feb. 19, 2017

Calendar Girls  by Tim Firth, based on the Miramax motion picture by Juliette Towhidi and Tim Firth, Nov. 17-Dec. 18, 2016

Other Desert Cities  by Jon Robin Baitz, Sept. 22-Oct. 23, 2016


2015-16 season

Green Day’s American Idiot  by Green Day, Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer, July 14-Aug. 21, 2016

I and You  by Lauren Gunderson, May 19-June 19, 2016

The Elephant Man  by Bernard Pomerance, March 17-April 17, 2016

Tigers Be Still  by Kim Rosenstock, Jan. 21-Feb. 21, 2016

Handle With Care  by Jason Odell Williams with Hebrew by Charlotte Cohn, Nov. 19-Dec. 20, 2015

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde  adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from the novella Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson, Sept. 17-Oct. 18, 2015


2014-15 season

West Side Story  by Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim, July 16-Aug. 23, 2015

Exit, Pursued by a Bear  by Lauren Gunderson, May 14-June 14, 2015

M. Butterfly  by David Henry Hwang, March 19-April 19, 2015

Build  by Michael Golamco, Jan. 22-Feb. 22, 2015

Truce: A Christmas Wish from the Great War  by Kit Wilder & Jeffrey Bracco, Nov. 20-Dec. 21, 2014

Art  by Yasmina Reza, Sept. 18-Oct. 19, 2014