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 22, 2020

HOUSE PLANT
Off-Broadway: Fourth Street Theatre
Written by Sarah Einspanier
Directed by Jaki Bradley
Cast includes: Molly Bernard, Ugo Chukwu, Deepali Gupta, and Emma Ramos
When his girlfriend moves on, her best friend moves in. Rivals turned roommates unearth common ground in rejection, rootlessness, and retreat. A play about making do, making rent, and making “Art”—while climbing an (imaginary?) mountain.

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Closing Sunday, February 23, 2020

BOOM
Off-Broadway: 59E59 Theater A
Written by Rick Miller
Directed by Rick Miller
Cast includes: Rick Miller
100 voices. 25 years. 1 man. BOOM is an explosive solo performance that documents the music, culture, and politics that shaped the Baby Boomers (1945-1969). Rick Miller takes us through 25 turbulent years and gives voice to over 100 influential politicians, activists, and musicians. BOOM is a mind-blowing experience for audiences of all generations.

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THE COMMONS
Off-Broadway: 59E59 Theater C
Written by Lily Akerman
Directed by Emma Miller
Cast includes: Olivia Abiassi, Julia Greer, Ben Katz, Olivia Khoshatefeh, and Ben Newman
Missing almonds, empty apologies, and a pizza box in the recycling bin that clearly belongs in the trash. When space is at a premium, there’s no room for weak links. The Commons is a play about living with strangers and the things that seem small, until they aren’t.

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MACK & MABEL (First performance: Wednesday, February 19)
Off-Broadway: New York City Center
Book by Michael Stewart
Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Revisions by Francine Pascal
Directed and Choreographed by Josh Rhodes
Cast includes: Douglas Sills, Alexandra Socha, Major Attaway, Michael Berresse, Lilli Cooper, Ben Fankhauser, Jordan Gelber, Evan Kasprzak, Raymond J. Lee, Kevin Ligon, Janet Noh, and Allen Lewis Rickman
The Encores! season opens with Jerry Herman and Michael Stewart’s Mack & Mabel, which tells the story of one of silent film’s first great pioneers, Mack Sennett, and his first great discovery and muse, the comedienne Mabel Normand. Mack makes Mabel a star and love blossoms. But Mack’s insatiable drive to succeed and Mabel’s natural vulnerability—the key to her audience appeal—turn their love affair into a high wire act with no net.

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Closing Saturday, February 29, 2020

MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON
Broadway: Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
Written by Elizabeth Strout
Adapted by Rona Munro
Directed by Richard Eyre
Cast includes: Laura Linney
Lucy Barton wakes after an operation to find – much to her surprise – her mother at the foot of her bed. They haven’t seen each other in years. During their days-long visit, Lucy tries to understand her past, works to come to terms with her family, and begins to find herself as a writer.

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Closing Sunday, March 1, 2020

GRAND HORIZONS
Broadway: Helen Hayes Theatre
Written by Bess Wohl
Directed by Leigh Silverman
Cast includes: Jane Alexander, James Cromwell, Priscilla Lopez,, Ben McKenzie, Maulik Pancholy, Ashley Park, and Michael Urie
Bill and Nancy have spent fifty full years as husband and wife. They practically breathe in unison, and can anticipate each other's every sigh, snore and sneeze. But just as they settle comfortably into their new home in Grand Horizons, the unthinkable happens: Nancy suddenly wants out. As their two adult sons struggle to cope with the shocking news, they are forced to question everything they assumed about the people they thought they knew best.

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

PARADISE LOST
Off-Broadway: Theatre Three at Theatre Row
Written by Tom Dulack
Directed by Michael Parva
Cast includes: Alison Fraser, Mel Johnson, Lou Liberatore, David Andrew Macdonald, Marina Shay, and Robbie Simpson
Paradise Lost, John Milton’s classic story of Lucifer’s temptation of Eve, receives a fresh and funny retelling in this accessible and lively new play by Tom Dulack. Even in our secular times,Paradise Lostremains the archetypal exploration of freedom, desire, rebellion and grace.

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


Closing Thursday, March 5, 2020

THE CONFESSIONS OF LILY DARE
Off-Broadway: Cherry Lane Theatre
Written by Charles Busch
Directed by Carl Andress
Cast includes: Charles Busch, Nancy Anderson, Christopher Borg, Howard McGillin, Kendal Sparks, and Jennifer Van Dyck
Played against the gaudy tapestry of turn of the century California’s notorious Barbary Coast, The Confession of Lily Dare tells the story of one woman’s tumultuous passage from convent girl to glittering cabaret chanteuse to infamous madame of a string of brothels. Behind her every move lies her greatest secret, her undying devotion to the child she was forced to abandon.

To purchase The Confessions of Lily Dare tickets, click here.


Closing Sunday, March 8, 2020

HAMLET
Off-Broadway: St. Ann's Warehouse
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Yaël Farber
Cast includes: Ruth Negga, Fiona Bell, Gavin Drea, Aoife Duffin, Nick Dunning, Peter Gaynor, Steve Hartland, Mark Huberman, Will Irvine, Gerard Kelly, Barry McKiernan, Shane O'Reilly, Owen Roe, and Gerard Walsh
Academy Award nominee Ruth Negga makes her American theatrical debut in a passionate, critically acclaimed portrayal of William Shakespeare’sHamlet, directed by Yaël Farber and featuring an ensemble of leading Irish actors. With Farber’s direction, the focus moves from Hamlet’s anguish and identity to the power of resistance against treachery and the raw usurpation of power.

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MEDEA
Off-Broadway: Brooklyn Academy of Music - Harvey Theatre
Written by Sophocles
Adapted and Directed by Simon Stone
Cast includes: Rose Byrne, Bobby Cannavale, Dylan Baker, Victor Almanzar, Gabriel Amoroso, Jordan Boatman, Emeka Guindo, Orson Hong, Jolly Swag, and Madeline Weinstein
Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale face off as a husband and wife in the tumultuous throes of an unraveling marriage. Transposing the devastation of Greek tragedy to a modern American home, Simon Stone’s stripped-bare staging throws the couple’s every raw emotion into stark relief, from jealousy to passion, humor to despair. Who will pay the price?

To purchase Medea tickets, click here.


Closing Sunday, March 15, 2020

A SOLDIER'S PLAY
Broadway: American Airlines Theatre
Written by Charles Fuller
Directed by Kenny Leon
Cast includes: David Alan Grier, Blair Underwood, Nnamdi Asomugha, Jerry O'Connell, McKinley Belcher III, Rob Demery, Jared Grimes, Billy Eugene Jones, Nate Mann, Warner Miller, J. Alphonse Nicholson, and Lee Aaron Rosen
1944. A black Sergeant is murdered on a Louisiana Army base, and one tenacious investigator must race against his white leadership to unravel the crime before they unravel him.

To purchase A Soldier's Play tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!


Closing Sunday, March 22, 2020

BOB & CAROL & TED & ALICE
Off-Broadway: The Pershing Square Signature Center/The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre
Book by Jonathan Marc Sherman
Music and Lyrics by Duncan Sheik
Additional Lyrics by Amanda Green
Directed by Scott Elliott
Choreographed by Kelly Devine
Cast includes: Jennifer Damiano, Ana Nogueira, Joél Pérez, Suzanne Vega, and Michael Zegen
A bittersweet comic take on the sexual revolution in which the suavely conventional lives of two successful young couples, all friends, are both stirred and shaken when they open their minds to the changing attitudes around them.

To purchase Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!


Closing Saturday, June 6, 2020

BEETLEJUICE
Broadway: Winter Garden Theatre
Book by Scott Brown and Anthony King
Music and Lyric by Eddie Perfect
Directed by Alex Timbers
Choreographed by Connor Gallagher
Cast includes: Alex Brightman, Sophia Anne Caruso, Kerry Butler, David Josefsberg, Adam Dannheisser, Leslie Kritzer, Jill Abramovitz, Kelvin Moon Loh, Danny Rutigliano, and Dana Steingold
Beetlejuice tells the story of Lydia Deetz, a strange and unusual teenager whose life changes when she meets a recently deceased couple and Beetlejuice, a demon with a thing for stripes. When Lydia calls on Beetlejuice to scare away anyone with a pulse, this double-crossing specter unleashes a (Nether)world of pandemonium, and the biggest sandworm Broadway has ever seen.

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


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