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, August 24, 2019

WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME
Broadway: Helen Hayes Theatre
Written by Heidi Schreck
Directed by Oliver Butler
Cast includes: Heidi Schreck, Mike Iveson, Rosdely Ciprian, and Thursday Williams
Fifteen-year-old Heidi Schreck earned her college tuition money by winning Constitutional debate competitions across the United States. In her boundary-breaking new play, the Obie Award winner resurrects her teenage self in order to trace the profound relationship between four generations of women in her own family and the founding document that dictated their rights and citizenship.

To purchase What the Constitution Means to Me tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!

MEASURE FOR MEASURE
Off-Broadway: The Duke on 42nd Street
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Janet Zarish
Cast includes: Anthony Bowden, Jason Bowen, Rebekah Brockman, Rosalyn Coleman, Laura Gragtmans, Lorenzo Jackson, Henry Jenkinson, Galen Ryan Kane, Keshav Moodliar, and Katherine Turner
Shakespeare's strikingly current play speaks powerfully about impossible moral choices in the story of the devout novice Isabella, whose faith is tested when her brother is sentenced to death for impregnating Juliet out of wedlock. When the outwardly virtuous leader Angelo propositions Isabella in exchange for his release, she must consider whether upholding her holy vows is worth her innocent brother's life.

To purchase Measure for Measure tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!

NATIVE SON
Off-Broadway: The Duke on 42nd Street
Written by Nambi E. Kelley
Directed by Seret Scott
Cast includes: Anthony Bowden, Jason Bowen, Rebekah Brockman, Rosalyn Coleman, Laura Gragtmans, Lorenzo Jackson, Henry Jenkinson, Galen Ryan Kane, Keshav Moodliar, and Katherine Turner
Richard Wright's groundbreaking novel of oppression, freedom and justice comes to life onstage in this timely adaptation. In the South Side Chicago of the 1930s, Bigger Thomas struggles to create a place for himself in a world whose prejudice has left him with few opportunities. After taking a job in a wealthy white man's house, he unwittingly unleashes a series of events that violently and irrevocably seal his fate.

To purchase Native Son tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!

RINSE, REPEAT
Off-Broadway: The Pershing Square Signature Center/Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre
Written by Domenica Feraud
Directed by Kate Hopkins
Cast includes: Domenica Feraud, Michael Hayden, Florencia Lozano, Jake Ryan Lozano, and Portia
Rachel hasn’t been home in four months. After fighting for her life at Renley, a trial weekend has been agreed upon. At first, Rachel couldn’t be happier to be reunited with her family. But what happens when the people you love most, the ones you believe want the best for you, are the ones causing the most damage without even knowing it? Where do you go when the place you feel you most belong might be the place that almost killed you in the first place?

To purchase Rinse, Repeat tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!


Closing Sunday, August 25, 2019

LOVE, NOËL: THE SONGS AND LETTERS OF NOËL COWARD
Off-Broadway: Irish Repertory Studio Theatre
Created by Barry Day
Directed by Charlotte Moore
Cast includes: Steve Ross and KT Sullivan
Get to know the life and times of one of the 20th century’s most dynamic creative icons – Noël Coward – through this intimate performance in which Steve Ross and KT Sullivan transform into some of the many characters that made up Coward’s unique life…Gertrude Lawrence, Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo, Elaine Stritch, Lynn Fontanne, Virginia Woolf, Edna Ferber, the Queen Mother, and, of course, The Master himself, Noël Coward.

To purchase Love, Noël tickets, click here.

THE ROLLING STONE
Off-Broadway: Lincoln Center Theater/Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater
Written by Chris Urch
Directed by Saheem Ali
Cast includes: Ato Blankson-Wood, Latoya Edwards, Robert Gilbert, Myra Lucretia Taylor, Adenike Thomas, and James Udom
Set in Uganda, a country subjected to severe anti-homosexuality laws, The Rolling Stone is an intimate yet explosive family drama about two brothers at odds - one a gay man in a clandestine relationship, and the other a church pastor who fervently rails against the lifestyle his brother is forced to conceal.

To purchase The Rolling Stone tickets, click here.

TWO'S A CROWD
Off-Broadway: 59E59 Theater A
Book by Rita Rudner and Martin Bergman
Music and Lyrics by Jason Feddy
Directed by Martin Bergman
Cast includes: Rita Rudner, Robert Yacko, Brian Lohmann, and Kelly Holden Bashar
They say opposites attract. They haven’t met Tom and Wendy. Forced together by a computer error, freewheeling Tom and uptight Wendy do their best to ruin each other’s vacations. But the bright lights of Vegas might just convince them to take a chance on the happiness they both gave up on long ago.

To purchase Two's a Crowd tickets, click here.


Closing Sunday, September 1, 2019

LIFE SUCKS
• Acorn Theatre @ Theatre Row
• Playwright: Aaron Posner
• Director: Jeff Wise
• Cast: Nadia Bowers, Kimberly Chatterjee, Jed Diamond, Andrew Hovelson, Kevin Isola, Barbara Kingsley, and Stacey Linnartz
In this brash reworking of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya, a group of old friends, ex-lovers, estranged in-laws, and lifelong enemies gather to grapple with life’s thorniest questions— and each other. What could possibly go wrong? Incurably lustful and lonely, hapless and hopeful, these seven souls collide and stumble their way towards a new understanding that Life Sucks! Or does it?

To purchase Life Sucks tickets, click here.


Closing Sunday, September 8, 2019

BAT OUT OF HELL - THE MUSICAL
Off-Broadway: New York City Center
Book, Music, and Lyrics by Jim Steinman
Directed by Jay Scheib
Cast includes: Andrew Polec, Christina Bennington, Bradley Dean, Lena Hall, Avionce Hoyles, Danielle Steers, and Tyrick Wiltez Jones
Join Strat, the forever young leader of rebellious gang ‘The Lost’, as he falls in love with Raven, the beautiful daughter of the tyrannical ruler of post-apocalyptic Obsidian.

To purchase Bat Out of Hell tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!

LITTLE GEM
Off-Broadway: Irish Repertory Theatre
Written by Elaine Murphy
Directed by Marc Atkinson Borrull
Cast includes: Brenda Meaney, Lauren O’Leary, and Marsha Mason
One year can bring extraordinary change; just ask Amber, Lorraine and Kay, three generations of North Dublin women who find themselves suddenly facing the unexpected. As the year moves forward, the women confront their individual challenges with courage and humor, finding strength in one another and discovering the beauty and complexity of family.

To purchase Little Gem tickets, click here.


Closing Saturday, September 14, 2019

HANNAH GADSBY: DOUGLAS
Off-Broadway: Daryl Roth Theatre
Written by Hannah Gadsby
Cast includes: Hannah Gadsby
Hannah Gadsby took the comedy world and Netflix by storm with her multi-award winning sensation Nanette. Now she returns to New York City, where Nanette played a critically acclaimed, sold out run in 2018, with an all new show, Douglas. And while Nanette was a random barista, Douglas is a very specific dog, and the only thing they have in common is they’ve inspired Hannah to put pen to paper and turn out a show you couldn’t possibly expect.

To purchase Hannah Gadsby: Douglas tickets, click here.


Closing Sunday, October 27, 2019

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
Broadway: Stephen Sondheim Theatre
Book by Douglas McGrath
Music and Lyrics by Carole King & Gerry Goffin and Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil
Directed by Marc Bruni
Choreographed by Josh Prince
Cast includes: Vanessa Carlton, Evan Todd, Jessica Keenan Wynn, Ben Jacoby, Andrew Kober, and Liz Larsen
Beautiful tells the story of Carole King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history.

To purchase Beautiful: The Carole King Musical tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!


Closing Sunday, January 5, 2020

WAITRESS
Broadway: Brooks Atkinson Theatre
Book by Jessie Nelson
Music and Lyrics by Sara Bareilles
Directed by Diane Paulus
Choreograped by Lorin Latarro
Cast includes: Shoshana Bean, Charity Angel Dawson, Caitlin Houlahan, Mark Evans, Ben Thompson, Larry Marshall, Benny Elledge, and Noah Galvin
Jenna, a waitress and expert pie maker, is stuck in a small town and a loveless marriage. When a baking contest in a nearby county offers her a chance at escape, Jenna must weigh her commitments against a rare shot at freedom and recognition. Her customers, co-workers, and the town’s handsome new doctor all offer her conflicting recipes for happiness but Jenna must ultimately decide for herself.

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


For a full list of currently running Broadway shows, click here.

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