Last Chance: Schedule of Upcoming Broadway and Off-Broadway Show Closings

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Here is the list of upcoming Broadway and major Off-Broadway show closings. Grab tickets before it’s too late!

This list is updated regularly.


Closing Saturday, June 23, 2018

FRUIT TRILOGY
Off-Broadway: Lucille Lortel Theatre
Written by Eve Ensler
Directed by Mark Rosenblatt
Cast includes: Kiersey Clemons and Liz Mikel
From the Tony Award winning author of The Vagina Monologues and The Good Body come three short plays that give a voice to defiant, ordinary women: Pomegranate — two women for sale, another morning on the shelf; Avocado — a young woman on her chaotic, shocking journey toward freedom; and Coconut — from the bliss of her bathroom, a woman connects with the one thing she has never fully owned … her body.

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SEX TIPS FOR STRAIGHT WOMEN FROM A GAY MAN
Off-Broadway: 777 Theatre
Written by Matt Murphy
Directed by Tim Drucker
Cast includes: Anthony Capuano, Kate Gunther, and Grant Macdermott
This romantic comedy takes the audience on a hilarious and wild ride where no topic is taboo and the insider ‘tips’ come straight from the source: a gay man.

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THIS IS MODERN ART
Off-Broadway: Next Door at NYTW/Fourth Street Theatre
Written by Kevin Coval and Idris Goodwin
Directed by Jessica Burr
Cast includes: J.Stephen Brantley, Andrew Gonzalez, Ashley N. Hildreth, Nancy McArthur, Shakur Tolliver, and Landon G. Woodson
A team of artists who were never greeted inside the hallowed halls of the Art Institute of Chicago, decide to introduce themselves. They paint a fifty-foot graffiti piece on the towering wall of the New Modern Wing, asking us to reconsider what art is and where it belongs while bringing dire consequences on themselves. They are marginalized young men of color willing to risk everything to make their voices heard and prove that another paradigm is possible.

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Closing Sunday, June 24, 2018

THREE TALL WOMEN
Broadway: John Golden Theatre
Written by Edward Albee
Directed by Joe Mantello
Cast includes: Glenda Jackson, Laurie Metcalf, and Allison Pill
Two-time Academy Award® winner Glenda Jackson makes her long-awaited return to Broadway, on the heels of her triumphant reappearance last season on London's West End after a 25-year absence, alongside three-time Emmy® and Tony Award winner Laurie Metcalf and Tony nominee Alison Pill in the Broadway premiere of Edward Albee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, Three Tall Women.

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THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE
Off-Broadway: Vineyard Theatre
Book by David Thompson
Music by John Kander
Directed and Choreographed by Susan Stroman
Cast includes: Maira Barriga, Teagle F. Bougere, Elizabeth Dugas, Irina Dvorovenko, Peter Friedman, Leah Hofmann, Naomi Kakuk, Brittany Marcin Maschmeyer, Erin Moore, and Tony Yazbeck
Inspired by Henry James’ classic 1903 novella, The Beast in the Jungle is the story of John Marcher, a man haunted by personal demons, whose great yet unfulfilled love affair with an unforgettable woman spans decades and continents.

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THE GREAT LEAP
Off-Broadway: Atlantic Theater Company/Stage 2
Written by Lauren Yee
Directed by Taibi Magar
Cast includes: Ali Ahn, Ned Eisenberg, Tony Aidan Vo, and BD Wong
San Francisco, spring 1989. Manford Lum, locally renowned on the sidewalk basketball courts of Chinatown, talks his way onto a college team, just before they travel to Beijing for a “friendship” game. When they arrive, China is in the throes of the post-Cultural Revolution era, and Manford must juggle international politics and his own personal history.

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OTHELLO
Off-Broadway: The Public Theater/Delacorte Theater
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Cast includes: Kevin Rico Angulo, Christopher Cassarino, Peter Jay Fernandez, Motell Foster, Andrew Hovelson, Chukwudi Iwuji, David Kenner, Heather Lind, Tim Nicolai, Flor De Liz Perez, Miguel Perez, Lily Santiago, Thomas Schall, Caroline Siewert, Corey Stoll, Babak Tafti, Allen Tedder, Peter Van Wagner, and Alison Wright
Set amid war and palace intrigue in the 17th-century Mediterranean, this classic drama about a noble Black Venetian general whose marriage is sabotaged by theater’s most infamous villain, Iago, remains Shakespeare’s most urgent and relevant tragedy today. A lush, romantic vision gives way to the violent tangle of love and jealousy, race and revenge in this must-see production of Shakespeare’s great tragedy.

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WOMAN AND SCARECROW
Off-Broadway: Irish Repertory Studio Theatre
Written by Marina Carr
Directed by Ciaran O’Reilly
Cast includes: Stephanie Roth Haberle, Pamela Gray, Aidan Redmond, and Dale Soules
Woman is dying. Mother to eight children and wife to an unfaithful husband, she is living her final hours with Scarecrow, her alter ego – her closest confidante and greatest critic – as death noisily interrupts from the sidelines. Together, the women revisit her life with biting humor and brutal honesty.

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Closing Saturday, June 30, 2018

A LETTER TO HARVEY MILK
Off-Broadway: Theatre Row/Acorn Theatre
Book by Jerry James, Cheryl Stern, Laura I. Kramer, Ellen M. Schwartz
Music by Laura I. Kramer
Lyrics by Ellen M. Schwartz
Additional Lyrics by Cheryl Stern
Directed by Evan Pappas
Cast includes: Adam Heller, Julia Knitel, Michael Bartoli, Jeremy Greenbaum, Aury Krebs, CJ Pawlikowski, and Cheryl Stern
What could Harry, an amiable but lonely retired kosher butcher have in common with Barbara, his young lesbian writing teacher at the senior center? When Harry fulfills a writing assignment to compose a letter to someone from his past who’s dead, he writes not to his late wife Frannie, but to Harvey Milk, the first openly gay political leader in California. Barbara is stunned. Harry's letter evokes life-changing revelations that neither could have foreseen.

To purchase A Letter to Harvey Milk tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!


Closing Sunday, July 1, 2018

ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE
Broadway: Marquis Theatre
Book by Greg Garcia and Mike O'Malley
Music and Lyrics by Jimmy Buffett
Directed by Christopher Ashley
Choreographed by Kelly Devine
Cast includes: Paul Alexander Nolan, Alison Luff, Lisa Howard, Eric Petersen, Rema Webb, Don Sparks, and André Ward
Escape to Margaritaville is the musical comedy getaway featuring both original songs and the most-loved Jimmy Buffett classics, including “Come Monday,” “Volcano,” “Cheeseburger in Paradise,” and many more. A part-time bartender, part-time singer and full-time charmer thinks he’s got life all figured out until a beautiful career-minded tourist steals his heart and makes him question everything.

To purchase Escape to Margaritaville tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!

THE ICEMAN COMETH
Broadway: Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
Written by Eugene O'Neill
Directed by George C. Wolfe
Cast includes: Denzel Washington, Colm Meaney, David Morse, Bill Irwin, Tammy Blanchard, Carolyn Braver, Austin Butler, Joe Forbrich, Nina Grollman, Thomas Michael Hammond, Neal Huff, Danny Mastrogiorgio, Dakin Matthews, Danny McCarthy, Jack McGee, Clark Middleton, Michael Potts, Reg Rogers, and Frank Wood
Set in the summer of 1912 at Harry Hope's saloon on New York's lower west side, this is O'Neill's classic story of a freespending, boisterous salesman who compels his fellow barflies to confront their pipe dreams.

To purchase The Iceman Cometh tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!

DAN CODY'S YACHT
Off-Broadway: Manhattan Theatre Club - Stage I
Written by Anthony Giardina
Directed by Doug Hughes
Cast includes: Kristen Bush, Meredith Forlenza, Laura Kai Chen, Rick Holmes, Roxanna Hope Radja, John Kroft, Jordan Lage, and Casey Whyland
In a small Boston suburb, a single schoolteacher is struggling to get by when the wealthy father of one of her students surprises her with a financial proposal that could change her daughter’s life. Suddenly, their worlds collide in ways that open up the question: what truly separates the haves and the have nots? Is it wrong to seize an incredible chance, even if the circumstances seem questionable?

To purchase Dan Cody's Yacht tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!

DANCE NATION
Off-Broadway: Playwrights Horizons/Peter Jay Sharp Theater
Written by Clare Barron
Directed by Lee Sunday Evans
Cast includes: Purva Bedi, Eboni Booth, Camila Canó-Flaviá, Ellen Maddow, Christina Rouner, Thomas Jay Ryan, Dina Shihabi, Lucy Taylor, and Ikechukwu Ufomadu
Somewhere in America, an army of pre-teen competitive dancers plots to take over the world. And if their new routine is good enough, they’ll claw their way to the top at the Boogie Down Grand Prix in Tampa Bay. But in Clare Barron’s raucous pageant of ambition and ferocity, these young dancers have more than choreography on their minds, because every plié and jeté is a step toward finding themselves, and a fight to unleash their power.

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Closing Sunday, July 15, 2018

ANGELS IN AMERICA
Broadway: Neil Simon Theatre
Written by Tony Kushner
Directed by Marianne Elliott
Cast includes: Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane, Susan Brown, Denise Gough, Beth Malone, James McArdle, Lee Pace, and Nathan Stewart-Jarrett
A quarter-century after stunning the theater world, one of the greatest theatrical journeys of our time returns to Broadway in an acclaimed new production from the National Theatre. A politically incendiary play at the center of the American Canon, Angels in America also manages to be, at turns, hilariously irreverent and heartbreakingly humane. Tackling Reaganism, McCarthyism, immigration, religion, climate change, and AIDS against the backdrop of New York City in the mid-1980’s, no contemporary drama has succeeded so indisputably with so ambitious a scope.

To purchase Angels in America tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!


Closing Sunday, August 19, 2018

IN & OF ITSELF
Off-Broadway: Daryl Roth Theatre
Written by Derek DelGaudio
Directed by Frank Oz
Cast includes: Derek DelGaudio
In & Of Itself explores new ways of seeing the unseeable. As memories from yesterday, inexplicable events witnessed today and secrets imagined for tomorrow are blended together, creating a perpetual paradox of a show.

To purchase In & Of Itself tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!


Closing Saturday, August 25, 2018

HELLO, DOLLY!
Broadway: Shubert Theatre
Book by Michael Stewart
Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Directed by Jerry Zaks
Choreographed by Warren Carlyle
Cast includes: Bernadette Peters, Victor Garber, Gavin Creel, Kate Baldwin, Charlie Stemp, Molly Griggs, Will Burton, Alli Mauzey, Melanie Moore, Kevin Ligon
Beginning July 17, cast includes: Bette Midler and David Hyde Pierce
This Hello, Dolly!, the first new production of the classic musical to appear on Broadway since it opened more than fifty years ago, pays tribute to the work of its original director/choreographer Gower Champion, which has been hailed both then and now as one of the greatest stagings in musical theater history.

To purchase Hello, Dolly! tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!


Closing Sunday, August 26, 2018

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
Broadway: Lyceum Theatre
Written by Henry Lewis, Henry Shields, and Jonathan Sayer
Directed by Mark Bell
Cast includes: Preston Truman Boyd, Ashley Bryant, Mark Evans, Jonathan Fielding, Alex Mandell, Amelia McClain, Harrison Unger, and Akron Watson
Welcome to opening night of the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society’s newest production, The Murder at Haversham Manor. This 1920s whodunit has everything you never wanted in a Broadway show – a ramshackle set, a leading lady with a concussion, and a corpse that can’t play dead. It’s a classic mystery… and it’s a mystery how it ever got to Broadway!

To purchase The Play That Goes Wrong tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!

SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET
Off-Broadway: Barrow Street Theatre
Book by Hugh Wheeler
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Bill Buckhurst
Cast includes: Thom Sesma, Sally Ann Triplett, Stacie Bono, Michael James Leslie, Zachary Noah Piser, Billy Harrigan Tighe, John Rapson, DeLaney Westfall, Matt Leisy, Liz Pierce, Danny Rothman, and Monet Sabel
Take your seat in the middle of the action as we serve up Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s musical masterpiece about a barber, a baker and a recipe for revenge. This killer show comes to life inside a 360-degree recreation of London’s oldest working pie shop, with a talented ensemble taking to the stage—and counters and tabletops—performing all around you, and sometimes, mere inches away.

To purchase Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!


Closing Saturday, December 15, 2018

SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY
Broadway: Walter Kerr Theatre
Written and Directed by Bruce Springsteen
Cast includes: Bruce Springsteen
After a career of more than 40 years, 20 Grammys and an Oscar, legendary musician Bruce Springsteen comes to Broadway with a solo acoustic performance. It is an intimate night with Bruce, his guitar, a piano, and his stories.

To purchase Springsteen On Broadway tickets, click here.


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