LAST CHANCE: Schedule of Upcoming Broadway and Off-Broadway Show Closings

Insider Info   LAST CHANCE: Schedule of Upcoming Broadway and Off-Broadway Show Closings What shows are about to close in New York City?

With the start of a new season, Broadway theatres will see turnover in the coming months. Here is the list of upcoming Broadway show closings. Grab tickets before it’s too late!

This list is updated regularly.


Theatre: Cort Theatre
Closing: August 6, 2017
Previews began: April 4, 2017
Opened: April 18, 2017
Written by Paula Vogel
Directed by Rebecca Taichman
Cast includes: Katrina Lenk, Mimi Lieber, Max Gordon Moore, Tom Nelis, Steven Rattazzi, Richard Topol, Adina Verson, Matt Dariau, Lisa Gutkin, Aaron Halva,
Inspired by the true events surrounding the controversial 1923 Broadway debut of Sholem Asch’s The God of Vengeance—a play seen by some as a seminal work of Jewish culture, and by others as an act of traitorous libel—Indecent charts the history of an incendiary drama and the path of the artists who risked their careers and lives to perform it.

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Theatre: Marquis Theatre
Closing: August 20, 2017
Previews began: October 5, 2015
Opened: November 5, 2015
Written by Alexander Dinelaris
Music by Gloria and Emilio Estefan
Directed by Jerry Mitchell
Cast includes: Ana Villafañe, Mauricio Martínez, Doreen Montalvo
On Your Feet! is the story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan, two people who—through an unwavering dedication to one another and their pursuit of the American dream— showcased their talent, their music and their heritage to the world in a remarkable rise to global superstardom.

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Theatre: American Airlines Theatre
Closing: August 27, 2017
Previews began: June 8, 2017
Opened: June 29, 2017
Written by Scott McPherson
Directed by Anne Kauffman
Cast includes: Janeane Garafalo, Lili Taylor, Celia Weston
Lee is a single mother who's been busy raising her troubled teenage son, Hank. Her estranged sister Bessie has her hands full with their elderly father, his soap opera-obsessed sister—and a brand-new life-or-death diagnosis. Now the women are about to reunite for the first time in 18 years.

For discount tickets on select Marvin’s Room performances, click here!

Theatre: Neil Simon Theatre
Closing: December 30, 2017
Previews began: July 14, 2016
Opened: July 31, 2016
Written by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Directyed by Trevor Nunn
Cast includes: Mamie Paris, Tyler Hanes
Based on T.S. Eliot’s book of poems, “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats,” Cats immerses the audience in the world of nocturnal “Jellicle Cats.” Eliot’s poems are brought to life as the felines dance and sing about their unique characteristics before gathering for the Jellicle Ball at which one among them is chosen to ascend to the supernatural “Heaviside Layer.”

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Theatre: St. Luke’s Theatre
Closing: July 29, 2017
Opened: July 7, 2017
Written and directed by Marlon Orlando Cole
Cast includes: Charese Annel, N'Fa Thomas, Iliana Paris, Thomas Duverne, LK.
They seem like the perfect power couple, all that’s missing from their lives is a baby. But when their marriage encounters infertility issues things get complicated.

To purchase Choices and Consequences tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!

Theatre: Museum of Jewish Heritage
Closing: July 30, 2017
Opened: July 4, 2017
Written by Zalmen Mlotek and Moishe Rosenfeld
Directed by Bryna Wasserman
Cast includes: Glenn Seven Allen, Alexandra Frohlinger, Daniel Kahn, Dani Marcus, Stephanie Lynne Mason, David Perlman, Jessica Futran, and Christopher Tefft.
A musical journey detailing the Jewish American immigrant experience. Set in New York City’s Lower East Side and of the outer-borough neighborhoods to which the Jewish population gravitated, Amerike—The Golden Land, weaves stories and observations of real-life immigrants collected by Mlotek and Rosenfeld. They are tales of love, heartbreak, poverty, and racism.

For discount tickets on select Amerike—The Golden Land performances, click here!

Theatre: Players Theatre
Closing: July 30, 2017
Opened: June 22, 2017
Written by Dan Moldovan
Directed by Joseph C. Walsh
Cast includes: Jack D. Martin, Kelsey Claire, Chris Krause, Dan Maldovan
The word "sonder" refers to the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own. In Dan Moldovan's new drama, a couple moves into 14 Haven Street to begin their new chapter on the same page where previous tenants Mark and Sam left off. The newbies dig deeper to learn more about Mark and Sam and, along the way, discover what's actually important in the world.

For discount tickets on select Sonder performances, click here!

Theatre: Atlantic Theater Company/Stage 2
Closing: August 6, 2017
Previews began: July 11, 2017
Opened: July 19, 2017
Written by Tom Stoppard
Directed by Cheryl Faroane
Cast includes: Caitlin Duffy, Andrew W. Smith, Jonathan Tindle, Megan Byrne, Steven Dykes, Sebastian LaPointe, Manny Duran, Alex Draper, Jackson Prince, Stephanie Janssen, Eliza Renner
Romance and intrigue meet in Stoppard's award-winning comedy of landscape architecture, higher mathematics, Byron and love affairs. Events from 1809 and the present day overlap as two modern-day scholars attempt to unravel history at an English manor home.

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Theatre: Atlantic Theater Company/Stage 2
Closing: August 6, 2017
Previews began: July 12, 2017
Opened: July 18, 2017
Written by Howard Barker
Directed by Richard Romagnoli
Cast includes: Steven Dykes, Christo Grabowski, Christopher Marshall, Jay Dunn, Jonathan Tindle, Matthew Ball, Kathleen Wise, Kahari Blue, Connor Wright, Sam Tompkins Martin, Toria Isquith, Kaitlynd Collins
Religion, art, class and patriotism clash in Pity In History, a riveting drama by iconoclast writer Howard Barker (No End of Blame, Scenes from an Execution). First produced as a teleplay by the BBC in 1985, Pity In History updates Britain’s 17th century Civil War to present day in a sexy, brazen and remarkably funny examination of a society rife with competing ideologies.

For discount tickets on select Pity In History performances, click here!

Theatre: Actors Temple Theatre
Closing: August 12, 2017
Opened: June 24, 2017
Written by Felix Rojas
Directed by Felix Rojas
Cast includes: Andres Chulisi Rodriguez
When Johnny Gonzales is forced to clean out the apartment of his recently deceased younger brother Cisco he discovers a treasure chest of private, personal notes left behind by his younger brother. The notes are pages and pages of events that happened in the past. They represent Cisco's innocent interpretation of love, life and everything in between. When Johnny begins to read these notes the magical journey Begins.

For discount tickets on select Growing Up Gonzales performances, click here!

Theatre: Shakespeare in the Parking Lot at Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center
Closing: August 12, 2017
Opened: July 27, 2017
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Hamilton Clancy
Cast includes: Joe Clancy, Rice Dutton, Eddie Fields, Brad Frost, Skyler Gallun, Christopher Gooley, Bill Green, Kyle Maxwell, Erin Noll, Kendra Oberhauser, Ben Peterson, Lee Seymour*and Ross Stoner.
In this chapter of Shakespeare's War of the Roses plays, the Duke of York seizes, then loses the crown. Alliances are made and broken. Heads roll as crookback Richard plots for the throne.

Free production

Theatre: Public Theater/Delacorte Theater
Closing: August 13, 2017
Opened: July 11, 2017
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Lear deBessonet
Cast includes: Phylicia Rashad, Annaleigh Ashford, De’Adre Aziza, Kyle Beltran, Danny Burstein, Shalita Grant, Austin Durant, Alex Hernandez, Jeff Hiller, Robert Joy, David Manis, Patrena Murray, Kristine Nielsen, and Joe Tapper.
William Shakespeare's comedy brings together a group of star-crossed lovers, an inept band of actors led by the pompous Bottom, and the king and queen of the fairies and their impish henchman Puck, who creates romantic and comic havoc for all.

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Theatre: Davenport Theatre
Closing: August 19, 2017
Previews began: June 5, 2017
Opened: June 23, 2017
Written by S. Asher Gelman
Directed by S. Asher Gelman
Cast includes: Brandon Haagenson, Patrick Reilly, and Robbie Simpson
Josh and Alex, a married couple in an open relationship, invite Darius to share their bed one night. When a new intimate connection begins to form, all three men must come to terms with their individual definitions of love, loyalty, and trust as futures are questioned, relationships are shaken, and commitments are challenged.

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

Theatre: Laurie Beechman Theatre
Closing: August 20, 2017
Opened: July 21, 2017
Written by Erica Vlahinos
Directed by Ben Cameron
Power Over POTUS is the gossip fueled political comedy that spills the true tales of the real women who did 69 in the situation room, used whips in the West Wing and had romps in the rose garden proving the broads with the biggest influence were the blackmailing female athletes, models, actresses and scandal causing staff, and these ladies never acted First Lady-Like. In Power Over POTUS, a certain former intern receives an invitation to get back in action twenty years after getting rug-burn in the oval office. As she ponders pounding an orange POTUS, she seeks guidance from the spirits of the women who stood (and laid) in her shoes.

For discount tickets on select Power Over POTUS performances, click here!

Theatre: New World Stages Stage IV
Closing: August 20, 2017
Opened: July 5, 2017
Written by Nikolai Vassilievitch Gogol
Directed by Jesse Berger
Cast includes: Michael Urie, Arnie Burton, Bruce Dow, Ryan Garbayo, Stephen DeRosa, Kelly Hutchinson, David Manis, Michael McGrath, Ben Mehl, Talene Monahon, Luis Moreno, James Rana, Mary Lou Rosato, Mary Testa
A well-dressed wanderer comes upon a small Russian town, where he is mistaken for a government inspector. He is able to swindle the town residents and politicians who want him to keep their own corruption quiet, in Nikolai Gogol's 1836 play.

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Theatre: Harlem Repertory Theatre – Tato Laviera Theatre
Closing: August 26, 2017
Opened: January 28, 2017
Written by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegría Hudes
Directed by Keith Lee Grant
In the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, a young storeowner watches the joys and heartbreaks of his tight-knit community as they pass through his bodega.

To purchase In The Heights tickets, click here!

Theatre: McGinn Cazale Theatre
Closing: August 27, 2017
Opened: July 16, 2017
Written by Cara Lustik
Directed by Clint Hromsco
It’s the first day of Flight School, where they teach birds to fly. Penguin has the soul of an eagle and is ready to live on the wind. But he wasn’t built to soar, as the other birds constantly remind him. Penguin’s spirit won’t be grounded. With some friends of a feather, and a little help on the technical parts, Penguin follows his dreams to flip, flap, fly! With book by Cara Lustik, music by David Mallamud, and lyrics by Joshua H. Cohen, Flight School The Musical is based on the book Flight School from best-selling author Lita Judge.

For discount tickets on select Flight School, The Musical performances, click here!

Theatre: McGinn Cazale Theatre
Closing: August 27, 2017
Opened: July 15, 2017
Written by Elizabeth and Victoria Kann
Directed by Teresa K. Pond
Pinkalicious can't stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor's office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe - a dream come true for this pink loving enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this predicament.

For discounted tickets on select Pinkalicious, The Musical performances, click here!

Theatre: The Triad
Closing: September 2, 2017
Opened: May 24, 2017
Written by Nancy Holson
Directed by Jay Falzone
They say that comedy is tragedy plus time. After over 100 days of Trump, the creators of 2006’s acclaimed musical revue Bush Wars declare that, it’s time! Their new show, Me the PeopleThe Trump America Musical, is an uproarious entertainment that takes aim at the embarrassment that is the topsy-turvy presidency of Comrade Donald J. Trump.

For discounted tickets on select Me The People: The Trump America Musical performances, click here!

Theatre: St. Luke’s Theatre
Closing: September 3, 2017
Previews began: April 6, 2017
Opened: May 1, 2017
Written by Marshall Pailet and A.D. Penedo
Directed by Marshall Pailet
Inspired by a true story, Baghdaddy is a new musical comedy, presented as a support group for people who started the Iraq War. Dark, boisterous and irreverent, the story follows a handful of mid-level spies whose vanity and office politics contributed to the worst intelligence blunder in modern history.

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Theatre: Public Theater/Anspacher Theater
Closing: September 3, 2017
Previews began: June 20, 2017
Opened: July 13, 2017
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Sam Gold
Hamlet, a Danish prince, discovers that his uncle Claudius murdered his father and took the throne; Hamlet's mother has married the usurper. Shakespeare's tragedy of betrayal and revenge is considered among the greatest plays in the English language.

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Theatre: Daryl Roth Theatre
Closing: September 3, 2017
Previews began: April 5, 2017
Opened: April 12, 2017
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!

Theatre: Roundabout Theatre Company – Laura Pels Theatre
Closing: September 3, 2017
Previews began: June 9, 2017
Opened: June 27, 2017
Written by Meghan Kennedy
Directed by Gordon Edelstein
Cast includes: Shirine Babb, Alyssa Bresnahan, Juliet Brett, Jordyn DiNatale, Lilli Kay, Elise Kibler, Erik Lochtefeld and Michael Rispoli
1960, Brooklyn. The women of the Muscolino family are desperate to find a life beyond their four walls, hiding dreams, loves, and longings. Francesca, the youngest, yearns for her true love; Tina, confidence and friendship; and Vita, the chance to live the kind of life she pleases. Their mother Luda nurses her own quiet pains. Yet, in the quest for happiness, each of these women fight to find their voices. They struggle to hold on to them, and to each other. Napoli, Brooklyn is a poetic and beautiful play about sisterhood, freedom, and forgiveness.

For discounted tickets on select Napoli, Brooklyn performances, click here!

Theatre: Lion Theatre @ Theatre Row
Closing: September 24, 2017
Previews began: June 1, 2017
Opened: June 15, 2017
Written by Lory Lazarus
Directed by Don Stephenson
Cast includes: Eric Sciotto, Laura Woyasz, Curtis Wiley
When Drac Frenzie, a burnt-out world famous heavy metal icon decides to save himself from self-destruction by impersonating Elvis, a miracle occurs -- which leads him to not only saving himself, but also the world.
This show satirizes everything from topics of self-identity, society, organized religion and the state of humanity all in an insanely riotous way! ATTACK OF THE ELVIS IMPERSONATORS will make you howl as it converts you to Hound Dog: the new religion of peace.

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Theatre: Actors Temple Theatre
Closing: September 24, 2017
Opened: July 16, 2017
Written by Vicki Quade and Maripat Donovan
Directed by
Late Nite Catechism takes audience members back - sometimes nostalgically, sometimes fearfully to the children they once were. The irrepressible Sister teaches an adult catechism class to a roomful of “students” (the audience). Over the course of the play, Sister goes from benevolent instructor, rewarding the “students” for correct answers with glow-in-the-dark rosaries and laminated saint cards, to authoritative drill sergeant.

For discount tickets on select Late Night Catechism performances, click here!

Theatre: The Theater Center/The Jerry Orbach Theater
Closing: September 30, 2017
Opened: June 17, 2017
Written and directed by Dewey Moss
Cast includes: James Kiberd and Ben Curtis
From the writer of the critically acclaimed Death of the Persian Prince comes the award-winning new play, The Crusade of Connor Stephens, where extreme loss shakes a Texas family as it comes to terms with a tragic act of violence. In the midst of widespread media attention, their story becomes an allegory for the national debate over religion, tolerance and the seedlings of hate. With humor and resilience, they will confront the ghosts of the past and discover the brutal universal truths that define the American family in the 21st century.

To purchase The Crusade of Connor Stephens tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!

Theatre: Harlem Repertory Theatre – Tato Laviera Theatre
Closing: October 21, 2017
Opened January 21, 2017
Written by Lorraine Hansberry
Directed by Keith Lee Grant
Lorraine Hansberry's landmark drama was one of the first on Broadway to examine African-American life on the cusp of the civil rights era. Walter Younger and his mother, Lena, both yearn to move their family out of Chicago's Southside ghetto. When Lena's late husband's insurance check arrives, Lena hopes to use it to buy a house in a white neighborhood — while Walter hopes to invest it in a liquor business.

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Theatre: Barrow Street Theatre
Closing: December 31, 2017
Previews began: February 14, 2017
Opened: March 1, 2017
Written by Hugh Wheeler
Directed by Bill Buckhurst
Cast includes: Norm Lewis, Carolee Carmello, Jamie Jackson, John Michael Lyles, Matt Doyle, Alex Finke, Betsy Morgan, Brad Oscar, Colin Anderson, Liz Pearce, Monet Sabel
NOTE: Hugh Panaro takes over for Norm Lewis beginning August 29.
A barber who was unjustly imprisoned for years by a corrupt judge returns to England bent on revenge — a revenge that turns indiscriminately murderous, leading his resourceful accomplice, Mrs. Lovett, to bake the victims into meat pies.

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Theatre: New World Stages Stage V
Closing: January 14, 2018
Previews began: July 8, 2017
Opened: July 17, 2017
Written by Matt Cox
Directed by Kristin McCarthy Parker
Cast includes: Langston Belton, Madeleine Bundy, Jessie Cannizzaro, Nick Carrillo, Anna Dart, A.J. Ditty, Julie Ann Earls, James Fouhey, Jake Keefe, Andy Miller, Zac Moon, Eleanor Philips and Stephen Stout
PUFFS takes a second look at everyone’s favorite world of wizards through the eyes of the Puffs, a lovable group of magical misfits.

To purchase Puffs: Or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic tickets, click here!

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