Here is the list of upcoming Broadway and major Off-Broadway show closings. Grab tickets before it’s too late!
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Closing Monday, June 17, 2019
NEWSICAL THE MUSICAL
Off-Broadway: Kirk Theatre @ Theatre Row
Book, Music, and Lyrics by Rick Crom
Directed by Mark Waldrop
Cast includes: Christine Pedi, Susan Mosher, Michael West, and Tylar Crousore
NEWSical the Musical lampoons current events, headlines, newsmakers, celebrities, and politicians. With songs and material being updated on a regular basis, composer-lyricist Rick Crom's topical musical comedy is an ever-evolving mockery of all the news that is fit to spoof!
Closing Tuesday, June 18, 2019
MEL BROOKS ON BROADWAY (First performance: Monday, June 17)
Broadway: Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
Written by Mel Brooks
Cast includes: Mel Brooks
Blazing Saddles. Young Frankenstein. The Producers. Mel Brooks has created some of the most iconic comedies in film history, and he is returning to the New York stage for an exclusive two-night engagement. The actor, writer, director, and producer stars in a hilarious unscripted show combining off-the-cuff comedy, unbelievable personal stories, and film clips from some of his most memorable work in Mel Brooks on Broadway. Mel Brooks on Broadway will be a very special evening of unforgettable tales and non-stop laughter.
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Closing Saturday, June 22, 2019
JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK
Off-Broadway: Irish Repertory Theatre
Written by Sean O'Casey
Directed by Neil Pepe
Cast includes: Una Clancy, Terry Donnelly, Rory Duffy, Meg Hennessy, John Keating, Robert Langdon Lloyd, Ed Malone, Michael Mellamphy, Ciarán O’Reilly, Maryann Plunkett, James Russell, Harry Smith, and Sarah Street
Jack Boyle is out of work and determined to stay that way. He postures and drinks with his sidekick Joxer while his long-suffering wife Juno struggles to support their family and maintain their dilapidated tenement flat. Their son Johnny, crippled fighting in the revolution, cowers indoors to avoid the bitter new civil war, while his sister Mary considers her options for the future. When a handsome visitor arrives with news of an inheritance, the family begins to plan their new life, but their apparent salvation soon reveals itself to be the cause of their ruin.
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Off-Broadway: Lion Theatre @ Theatre Row
Written and Directed by Arnold L. Cohen
Cast includes: Emily Afton, Rafael Jordan, and Lenny Wolpe
In Midnight Street, amid the dark and dangerous underbelly of the city, a trio plays out a seductive and lethal turf war against a vivid musical landscape.
THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS
Off-Broadway: Irish Repertory Theatre
Written by Sean O'Casey
Directed by Charlotte Moore
Cast includes: Úna Clancy, Terry Donnelly, Rory Duffy, Meg Hennessy, John Keating, Robert Langdon Lloyd, Ed Malone, Michael Mellamphy, Clare O'Malley, Adam Petherbridge, Maryann Plunkett, James Russell, Harry Smith, and Sarah Street
Pretty young newlywed Nora Clitheroe is the talk of her tenement as she tirelessly works to lift her family out of their impoverished circumstances. She tries to keep her husband Jack from the revolutionary fervor sweeping through Dublin. But Jack becomes a Commandant in the Irish Citizen Army, and when the Easter Rising of 1916 begins, he leaves a pregnant Nora to help lead the fight. The disparate, quarrelsome tenement residents are forced to shelter together as urban warfare makes their home nearly as treacherous as the streets.
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THE SHADOW OF A GUNMAN
Off-Broadway: Irish Repertory Theater
Written by Sean O'Casey
Directed by Ciarán O'Reilly
Cast includes: Una Clancy, Terry Donnelly, Rory Duffy, Meg Hennessy, John Keating, Robert Langdon Lloyd, Ed Malone, Michael Mellamphy, James Russell, and Harry Smith
It's 1921, and the Irish War of Independence rages on the streets of Dublin as Irish revolutionaries clash with British auxiliary forces. Aspiring poet Donal Davoren tries to avoid the conflict, but when Donal learns of a rumor that he is a gunman on the run, he cannot resist the curiosity it stirs in beautiful young Minnie Powers...and he cannot escape the attention of his other neighbors. As the rumor grows, the war outside moves closer to home with tragic consequences.
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Closing Sunday, June 23, 2019
HILLARY AND CLINTON
Broadway: John Golden Theatre
Written by Lucas Hnath
Directed by Joe Mantello
Cast includes: Laurie Metcalf, John Lithgow, Zac Orth, and Peter Francis James
Behind closed doors in the state of New Hampshire during the early days of 2008, a former First Lady named Hillary is in a desperate bid to save her troubled campaign for President of the United States. Her husband, Bill, sees things one way; her campaign manager, Mark, sees things another. If any of this sounds familiar, don’t be fooled; in a universe of infinite possibilities, anything can happen.
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ENTER LAUGHING: THE MUSICAL
Off-Broadway: York Theatre @ Saint Peter's
Book by Joseph Stein
Music and Lyrics by Stan Daniels
Directed by Stuart Ross
Cast includes: Raji Ahsan, Farah Alvin, Dana Costello, Ray DeMattis, Chris Dwan, Alison Fraser, Robert Picardo, David Schramm, Allie Trimm, and Joe Veale
Based on Carl Reiner’s autobiographical novel and Joseph Stein’s stage adaptation, this hilariously tuneful musical careens through the misadventures of star-struck, stage-struck, woman-struck teenager David Kolowitz, who pratfalls his way into manhood via the theatre.
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MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
Off-Broadway: The Public Theater/Delacorte Theater
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Kenny Leon
Cast includes: Danielle Brooks, Grantham Coleman, Jamar Brathwaite, Chuck Cooper, Javen Crosby, Denzel Fields, Jeremie Harris, Tayler Harris, Erik Laray Harvey, Kai Heath, Daniel Croix Henderson, Tyrone Mitchell Henderson, Tiffany Denise Hobbs, Lateefah Holder, Lawanda Hopkins, Billy Eugene Jones, Margaret Odette, Hubert Point-Du Jour, Jaime Lincoln Smith, Jazmine Stewart, Khiry Walker, Olivia Washington, and Latra A. Wilson
In this modern production, we find the community of Messina celebrating a break from an ongoing war. But not all is peaceful amid the revelry, as old rivals engage in a battle of wits, unexpected foes plot revenge, and young lovers are caught in a tumultuous courtship – until love proves the ultimate trickster, and undoes them all.
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Off-Broadway: Atlantic Theater Company/Stage 2
Written by Carla Ching
Directed by Ed Sylvanus Iskandar
Cast includes: Molly Griggs, Christopher Larkin, Samantha Mathis, and Andrew Pang
In the not-so-sunny side of California, Alix bounces between motel rooms, taking care of her brothers for her mostly MIA mother. Her classmate Mason is a budding songwriter trying to keep off the radar of his absent father in Hong Kong. Together, they must learn to scrape by without giving up their dreams.
Closing Wednesday, June 26, 2019
REGINA SPEKTOR ON BROADWAY (First performance: Thursday, June 20)
Broadway: Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
Cast includes: Regina Spektor
Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Regina Spektor is making her Great White Way debut with a series of shows at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. Regina Spektor: Live On Broadway will explore theatrical elements within her concert show to create a performance that "isn't a Broadway show, yet it isn't a concert tour either," running for five performances only.
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Closing Saturday, June 29, 2019
Off-Broadway: Primary Stages at Cherry Lane
Written by Kate Hamill
Directed by Sarna Lapine
Cast includes: Paola Sanchez Abreu, Mary Bacon, Megan Byrne, Michael Crane, Kate Hamill, Ellen Harvey, John Lenartz, Kristolyn Lloyd, Andrew Long, Nate Mann, and Carmen Zilles
Jo March doesn't want to be like other girls; in fact, she's not even sure that she wants to be a girl. Jo is ambitious, rough around the edges, headstrong, and yearns for a future she can't yet articulate. As the nation is torn apart by civil war, Jo and her sisters struggle with what it means to grow up. Gender roles, political beliefs, poverty, and even love itself threaten to break family ties, as the March sisters try to reconcile their identities with society's demands. How do you stay true to yourself when the world wants you to become a perfect little woman?
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Off-Broadway: Clurman Theatre @ Theatre Row
Written by Bekah Brunstetter
Directed by Geordie Broadwater
Cast includes: Chris Henry Coffey, Christine Bruno, and Anna Lentz
Ed has been newly elected as County Commissioner. Ed is one of the good ones, with his impressionable daughter Hannah by his side, he is going to change the world - or at least his little corner of it. Meanwhile, all world-weary Miriam needs is for a city inspector to sign off on some paperwork. Disillusioned with the system but desperate, she turns to Ed for help with what should be a simple request. But in the world of politics, is anything ever simple?
Closing Sunday, June 30, 2019
ALL MY SONS
Broadway: American Airlines Theatre
Written by Arthur Miller
Directed by Jack O'Brien
Cast includes: Annette Bening, Tracy Letts, Benjamin Walker, Francesca Carpanini, Hampton Fluker, Michael Hayden, Jenni Barber, Alexander Bello, Monte Greene, Nehal Joshi, and Chinasa Ogbuagu
In the aftermath of WWII, the Keller family struggles to stay intact and to fight for their future when a long-hidden secret threatens to emerge—forcing them to reckon with greed, denial, repentance, and post-war disenchantment across generations.
KISS ME, KATE
Broadway: Studio 54
Book by Bella Spewack and Sam Spewack
Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter
Directed by Scott Ellis
Choreographed by Warren Carlyle
Cast includes: Kelli O'Hara, Will Chase, Corbin Bleu, Terence Archie, Mel Johnson, Jr., James T. Lane, Stephanie Styles, Adrienne Walker, Tom McGowan, and John Pankow
Two divorced — and flamboyantly egocentric — performers find themselves starring opposite each other in a musical version of Taming of the Shrew in Cole Porter and Sam and Bella Spewack's tribute to the theatre, in all its greasepaint and glory.
Off-Broadway: Second Stage Theater/Tony Kiser Theater
Written and Directed by Christopher Shinn
Cast includes: Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Colin Woodell
In a spare Manhattan apartment, a young widow receives an unexpected visit from the twin brother of her deceased husband. Dying City explores the human fallout of global events, including the Iraq War and the terrorist attacks of 9/11, through the interwoven stories of three unforgettable characters.
Off-Broadway: Manhattan Theatre Club - Stage I
Written by Donald Marguiles
Directed by Daniel Sullivan
Cast includes: Kelly AuCoin, Annie Parisse, Lee Tergesen, and Alex Wolff
When troubled Billy appears out-of-the-blue in his estranged brother David’s Wall Street office, he soon tries to re-insert himself into the comfortable life David has built with his philanthropist wife and college-age son. What does Billy really want? Can he be trusted? And how much can family bonds smooth over past rifts?
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Off-Broadway: The Pershing Square Signature Center/Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre
Book, Music, and Lyrics by Dave Malloy
Directed by Annie Tippe
Cast includes: Adam Bashian, Kim Blanck, Starr Busby, Alex Gibson, Justin Gregory Lopez, J.D. Mollison, Margo Seibert, Kuhoo Verma, Jonathan Christopher, and Nicole Weiss
Featuring a score for an a cappella chamber choir and an original libretto inspired by internet comment boards, scientific debates, religious texts, and Sufi poetry, Octet explores addiction and nihilism within the messy context of 21st century technology.
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Off-Broadway: Roundabout Theatre Company/Black Box Theatre
Written by Selina Fillinger
Directed by Margot Bordelon
Cast includes: Kathryn Erbe, Daniel Jenkins, and Christopher Livingston
Wash the dishes. Mop the floors. Change the sheets. Change the past. Charlotte is a wife and mother who’ll try anything to put her family back together. Selina Fillinger’s new drama slips into the jagged cracks of a sex crime’s aftermath—the guilt, the grief, and the ways we grapple with the unthinkable.
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Closing Monday, July 1, 2019
Off-Broadway: DR2 Theatre
Written by Maddie Corman
Directed by Kristin Hanggi
Cast includes: Maddie Corman
Courageous, daring, and unflinchingly honest, Accidentally Brave is an inspiring true story about discovering a new normal when everything you thought you knew comes undone. With raw vulnerability and unexpected humor, actor and playwright Maddie Corman shares her story of perseverance and hope when the unthinkable tests her marriage, family and values.
Closing Sunday, July 7, 2019
Broadway: Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
Written by Jez Butterworth
Directed by Sam Mendes
Cast includes: Fred Applegate, Emily Bergl, Ralph Brown, Holley Fain, Brian d’Arcy James, Sean Delaney, Jack DiFalco, Ethan Dubin, Fionnula Flanagan, Shuler Hensley, Terence Keeley, Matilda Lawler, Collin Kelly-Sordelet, Michael Quinton McArthur, Willow McCarthy, Ann McDonough, Julia Nightingale, and Brooklyn Shuck
Northern Ireland, 1981. The Carney farmhouse is a hive of activity with preparations for the annual harvest. A day of hard work on the land and a traditional night of feasting and celebrations lie ahead. But this year they will be interrupted by a visitor.
Broadway: Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
Written by James Graham
Directed by Rupert Goold
Cast includes: Bertie Carvel, Jonny Lee Miller, David Wilson Barnes, Bill Buell, Andrew Durand, Eden Marryshow, Colin McPhillamy, Erin Neufer, Kevin Pariseau, Rana Roy, Michael Siberry, Robert Stanton, and Tara Summers
It’s 1969 London. The brash young Rupert Murdoch purchases a struggling paper, The Sun, and sets out to make it a must-read smash which will destroy - and ultimately horrify - the competition. He brings on rogue editor Larry Lamb who in turn recruits an unlikely team of underdog reporters.
MY FAIR LADY
Broadway: Vivian Beaumont Theater
Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Music by Frederick Lowe
Directed by Bartlett Sher
Choreographed by Christopher Gattelli
Cast includes: Laura Benanti, Harry Hadden-Paton, Alexander Gemignani, Rosemary Harris, Allan Corduner, Christian Dante White, Linda Mugleston, and Clarke Thorell
My Fair Lady tells the story of Eliza Doolittle, a young Cockney flower seller, and Henry Higgins, a linguistics professor who is determined to transform her into his idea of a “proper lady.” But who is really being transformed?
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Off-Broadway: American Theatre of Actors
Written and Directed by S. Asher Gelman
Cast includes: Jimmy Brooks, Maybe Burke, Joe Chisholm, and Traci Elaine Lee
An unlikely meeting between New York City neighbors fosters a new friendship among two couples, laden with secrets. After an incident in which everything is revealed, they must all come to grips with the pieces of themselves they keep most hidden.
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Closing Sunday, July 14, 2019
Broadway: Hudson Theatre
Written by Lanford Wilson
Directed by Michael Mayer
Cast includes: Adam Driver, Keri Russell, David Furr, and Brandon Uranowitz
When a mysterious death brings together two unlikely strangers, their explosive connection sparks a chemistry too fiery to ignore.
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.
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