• Bullets Over Broadway, St. James Theatre, 246 W. 44th St.; $52-$147; previews March 11, opens April 10; Telecharge or www.bulletsoverbroadway.com: Woody Allen’s movie becomes a musical featuring Scrubs star Zach Braff as a 1920s playwright pressured to cast a mob guy’s talentless gal pal in his new play; Allen is adapting his screenplay, with Tony winner Susan Stroman directing and choreographing.
• Cabaret, Studio 54, 254 W. 54th St.; previews March 21, opens April 24, closes Aug. 31; 212-719-1300 or www.roundabouttheatre.org: Alan Cumming returns to his Tony-winning role as the seductive emcee in director Sam Mendes’ rethought revival of Cabaret, with movie star Michelle Williams as troubled headliner Sally Bowles.
• A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Walter Kerr Theatre, 219 W. 48th St.; $50-$147; previews Oct. 22, opens Nov. 17; Telecharge or www.agentlemansguidebroadway.com: Jefferson Mays, who proved himself so adept at playing multiple characters in I Am My Own Wife, does it again in this musical comedy set in Edwardian times; here, he plays eight different murder victims.
• The Glass Menagerie, Booth Theatre, 222 W. 45th St.; $77-$137; closes Jan. 5; Telecharge or theglassmenageriebroadway.com: Director John Tiffany and movement stylist Steven Hoggett have devised a distinctive production of Tennessee Williams’ great memory play, featuring Cherry Jones as the frantic faded Southern belle Amanda and Zachary Quinto as her restless son Tom.
• If/Then, Richard Rodgers Theatre, 226 W. 46th St.; previews March 4, opens March 27; Ticketmaster or www.ifthenthemusical.com: Pulitzer Prize winners Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey, the creators of Next to Normal, return to Broadway with a piece about a woman about to turn 40; former Rent castmates Idina Menzel and Anthony Rapp star along with LaChanze. Michael Greif, who staged Next to Normal and Rent, is directing..
• Macbeth, Vivian Beaumont Theater, 150 W. 65th St.; $75-$135; previews Oct. 24, opens Nov. 21, closes Jan. 12: 212-239-6200 or www.ltc.org: Ethan Hawke steps away from the movies and back onto the stage to play the murderous Macbeth, with Anne-Marie Duff as his soon-mad wife, in a Jack O’Brien-directed production at Lincoln Center.
• Machinal, American Airlines Theatre, 227 W. 42nd St.; previews Dec. 20, opens Jan. 16, closes March 2; 212-710-1300 or www.roundabouttheatre.org: Rebecca Hall stars in Sophie Treadwell’s 1928 play about a woman who uses an affair to breaks free of her lifeless marriage and male-dominated world.
• A Night With Janis Joplin, Lyceum Theatre, 149 W. 45th St.; $28-$140; opens Thursday; Telecharge or anightwithjanisjoplin.com: Mary Bridget Johnson plays the bluesy rock legend in Randy Johnson’s concert-style show.
No Man’s Land, Cort Theatre, 138 W. 48th St.; $40-$137; previews Oct. 31, opens Nov. 24, closes Feb. 1; Telecharge or www.twoplaysinrep.com: Harold Pinter’s mysterious comedy features Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Billy Crudup and Shuler Hensley, performing the play in repertory with Samuel Beckett’s existentialist classic Waiting for Godot.
Outside Mulligar, Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, 261 W. 47th St.; $67-$125; previews Jan. 2, opens Jan 23, closes March 16; www.manhattantheatreclub.com: Brían F. O’Byrne and Debra Messing star in John Patrick Shanley’s new romantic comedy about next-door neighbors in rural Ireland.