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, February 23, 2019

THE TRIAL OF THE CATONSVILLE NINE
Off-Broadway: Abrons Arts Center
Written by Jordan Wolfe
Directed by Jack Cummings III
Cast includes: David Huyhn. Mia Katigbak, and Eunice Wong
The Trial of the Catonsville Nine is based on the court transcripts of the trial of nine peace activists who broke into a drafting office in Catonsville, Maryland on May 17th 1968, and burned 378 draft cards with homemade napalm. Father Phil Berrigan and his brother Father Daniel Berrigan lead the movement, joined by seven additional parishioners in their protest for peace. In sharp contrast to the wave of young, liberal extremists at the forefront of the resistance headlines, The Nine give a new face to activism and inspire hundreds of anti-war demonstrations that follow.

To purchase The Trial of the Catonsville Nine tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!


Closing Sunday, February 24, 2019

DANIEL SLOSS: X
Off-Broadway: SoHo Playhouse
Created by Daniel Sloss
Cast includes: Daniel Sloss
He has sold out extended seasons in the past 11 Edinburgh Fringes (packing out the biggest venues at the world's biggest arts festival), performed 3 solo off-Broadway runs and tours extensively to rave reviews throughout Australasia, USA, UK and nearly 30 countries across Europe. Still 28 years old, this is the North American debut of Daniel's newest and ground-breaking 10th stand-up show, currently receiving rave reviews as he tours it across Europe and the UK.

To purchase Daniel Sloss: X tickets, click here.


Closing Sunday, March 3, 2019

A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS
Off-Broadway: Acorn Theatre @ Theatre Row
Written by Robert Bolt
Directed by Christa Scott-Reed
Cast includes: Michael Countryman, Carolyn McCormick, John Ahlin, Kevyn Morrow, Trent Dawson, David McElwee, Todd Cerveris, Kim N. Wong, Sean Dugan, and Harry Bouvy
As Sir Thomas More refuses to recognize Henry VIII’s divorce and ascendancy as Supreme Head of the new Church of England, A Man for All Seasons reveals the risk of speaking truth to power and the clash that follows when fierce political will collides with deep moral conviction.

To purchase A Man for All Seasons tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here.


Closing Sunday, March 10, 2019

CHOIR BOY
Broadway: Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
Written by Tarell Alvin McCraney
Directed by Trip Cullman
Cast includes: Nicholas L. Ashe, Daniel Bellomy, Jonathan Burke, Gerald Caesar, John Clay III, Chuck Cooper, Caleb Eberhardt, Marcus Gladney, J. Quinton Johnson, Austin Pendleton, and Ryan Jamaal Swain
For half a century, the Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys has been dedicated to the education of strong, ethical black men. One talented student has been waiting for years to take his rightful place as the leader of the legendary gospel choir. But can he make his way through the hallowed halls of this institution if he sings in his own key?

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

BEHIND THE SHEET
Off-Broadway: Ensemble Studio Theatre
Written by Charly Evon Simpson
Directed by Colette Robert
Cast includes: Stephen James Anthony, Nia Calloway, Naomi Lorrain, Cristina Pitter, Shawn Randall, Joel Ripka, Megan Tusing, Amber Reauchean Williams, and Jehan O. Young
In 1846, Philomena is a pregnant slave woman assisting her owner, Dr. George Barry, as he tries to find the cure for fistulas and tending to his patients, other enslaved black women. Everything changes when he receives a new patient. Inspired by the life and experimentation of Dr. J Marion Sims and the lives of Anarcha, Lucy, and Betsey, three of the enslaved black women he worked on, Behind the Sheet explores the untold stories behind the rise of modern gynecology.

To purchase Behind the Sheet tickets, click here.


Closing Saturday, March 16, 2019

COLIN QUINN: RED STATE BLUE STATE
Off-Broadway: Minetta Lane Theatre
Written by Colin Quinn
Directed by Bobby Moresco
Cast includes: Colin Quinn
The satirical sage from Brooklyn returns with Colin Quinn: Red State Blue State, where he lays bare the absurdities, hypocrisies and calamities on both sides of the political divide. This is no witch hunt: Colin is here to own the libs, the conservs and all of you in between.

To purchase Colin Quinn: Red State Blue State tickets, click here.


Closing Sunday, March 17, 2019

TRUE WEST
Broadway: American Airlines Theatre
Written by Sam Shepard
Directed by James MacDonald
Cast includes: Ethan Hawke, Paul Dano, Marylouise Burke, and Gary Wilmes
Holed up in their mother’s California house, lowlife Lee and screenwriter Austin wrestle with big issues—and each other. Order vs. chaos. Art vs. commerce. Typewriter vs. toaster... Shepard’s rip-roaring classic returns to Broadway, gleefully detonating our misguided myths of family, identity and the American Dream.

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


Closing Sunday, March 31, 2019

ANASTASIA
Broadway: Broadhurst Theatre
Book by Terrence McNally
Music by Stephen Flaherty
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Directed by Darko Tresnjak
Cast includes: Christy Altomare, Cody Simpson, John Bolton, Constantine Germanacos, Penny Fuller, and Vicki Lewis
Inspired by the beloved films, Anastasia transports audiences from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family.

To purchase Anastasia tickets, click here.

GLORIA: A LIFE
Off-Broadway: Daryl Roth Theatre
Written by Emily Mann
Directed by Diane Paulus
Cast includes: Patricia Kalember, DeLanna Studi, Patrena Murray, Joanna Glushak, Liz Wisan, Francesca Fernandez McKenzie, Fedna Jacquet, and Brittany K. Allen
Based on the extraordinary life of Gloria Steinem, Gloria: A Life weaves together events from her 50 years in social and political activism. Starting from her early years as an audacious reporter and as a founder of Ms. Magazine, the play features personal stories of the people who inspired her, leading to her evolution into a woman who has inspired generations.

To purchase Gloria: A Life tickets, click here.


Closing Sunday, April 7, 2019

THE BAND'S VISIT
Broadway: Ethel Barrymore Theatre
Book by Itamar Moses
Music and Lyrics by David Yazbeck
Directed by David Cromer
Cast includes: Katrina Lenk, Sasson Gabay, Ari'el Stachel, Pomme Koch, Samir Shukry, Etai Benson, Adam Kantor, Andrew Polk, Bill Army, Rachel Prather, Jonathan Raviv, Sharone Sayegh, Kristen Sieh, and Joseph Kamal
In an Israeli desert town where every day feels the same, something different is suddenly in the air. Dina, the local café owner, had long resigned her desires for romance to daydreaming about exotic films and music from her youth. When a band of Egyptian musicians shows up lost at her café, she and her fellow locals take them in for the night. Under the spell of the night sky, their lives intertwine in unexpected ways, and this once sleepy town begins to wake up.

To purchase The Band's Visit tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!

KINKY BOOTS
Broadway: Al Hirschfeld Theatre
Book by Harvey Fierstein
Music and Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper
Directed and Choreographed by Jerry Mitchell
Cast includes: Conor Maynard, J. Harrison Ghee, Carrie St. Louis, Caroline Bowman, Daniel Stewart Sherman, and Marcus Neville
Charlie is a factory owner struggling to save his family business. Lola is a fabulous entertainer with a wildly exciting idea. With a little compassion and a lot of understanding, this unexpected pair learns to embrace their differences and creates a line of sturdy stilettos unlike any the world has ever seen! But in the end, their most sensational achievement is their friendship.

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


Closing Sunday, April 28, 2019

AVENUE Q
Off-Broadway: New World Stages Stage III
Book by Jeff Whitty
Music and Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx
Directed by Jason Moore
Cast includes: Katie Boren, Grace Choi, Matt Dengler, Jamie Glickman, Imari Hardon, Jason Jacoby, Nick Kohn, Veronica J. Kuehn, Lacretta, Michael Liscio, Jr., and Rob Morrison
Avenue Q follows Princeton, a recent college grad who arrives in New York with a B.A. in English and not much else. Living alongside a crew of neighbors including monsters, a Japanese immigrant, a closeted Republican, and Gary Coleman, he sets off to find his ever-elusive purpose, which doesn't get any easier in adulthood.

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


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