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What shows are about to close in New York City?

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 Sunday, June 23, 2024

BREAKING THE STORY
Off-Broadway: Second Stage Theatre/Tony Kiser Theatre
Written by Alexis Scheer
Directed by Jo Bonney
Cast Includes Tala Ashe, Geneva Carr, Julie Halston, Louis Ozawa, Gabrielle Policano, Matthew Saldívar, Maggie Siff

As a foreign war correspondent, Marina has put her life on the line to illuminate the darkest corners of humanity. Having just returned from a particularly bloody conflict, she flirts with staying home for good—alongside her cameraman turned lover. With her closest friends and family gathered on the eve of her lifetime achievement award ceremony, she decides to cap this glorious moment with an elopement. But as Marina tries to take hold of her life, she’s forced to reckon with the hold war has on her.

AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE
Broadway: Circle In The Square Theatre
Written by Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Amy Herzog
Directed by Sam Gold
Cast Includes Jeremy Strong, Michael Imperioli, Katie Broad, Bill Buell, Caleb Eberhardt, Matthew August Jeffers, David Patrick Kelly, David Mattar Merten, Victoria Pedretti, Max Roll, Thomas Jay Ryan, Alan Trong

A small-town doctor considers himself a proud, upstanding member of his close-knit community. When he discovers a catastrophe that risks the lives of everyone in town, he raises the alarm. But he is shaken to his core when those in power not only try to silence him—they try to destroy him.

THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL
Broadway: James Earl Jones Theatre
Book by Jonathan A. Abrams
Music by Huey Lewis
Directed by Gordon Greenberg
Cast Includes Corey Cott, McKenzie Kurtz, John Dossett, Josh Breckenridge, F. Michael Haynie, Zoe Jensen, Tamika Lawrence, Raymond J. Lee, John-Michael Lyles, Orville Mendoza, Billy Harrigan TIghe, Mike Baerga, Tommy Bracco, TyNia René Brandon, Olivia Cece, Taylor Marie Daniel, Autumn Guzzardi, Lindsay Joan, Ross Lekites, Robin Masella, Michael Olaribigbe, Kevin Pariseau, Robert Pendilla

A raucous rom-com wrapped in pure musical joy, The Heart of Rock and Roll centers on a couple of thirty-somethings who know exactly what they want from life—until they find each other. It’s going to take “The Power of Love” — and a little help from their friends — to show them the way. Jam-packed with Huey Lewis megahits like "Workin’ For A Livin’," "Stuck With You," and “If This Is It,” this is Broadway's newest feel-great musical.

PATRIOTS
Broadway: Ethel Barrymore Theatre
Written by Peter Morgan
Directed by Rupert Goold
Cast Includes Michael Stuhlbarg, Will Keen, Luke Thallon, Stella Baker, Ronald Guttman, Alex Hurt, Rosie Benton, Jeff Biehl, Peter Bradbury, Camila Canó-Flaviá, Joe Forbrich, Marianna Gailus, Paul Kynman, Adam Poss, Nick Rehberger, Tony Ward

In 1991, after the fall of the Soviet Union, the new Russia belongs to its oligarchs—and no one is more powerful than billionaire Boris Berezovsky. When an eventual successor to President Boris Yeltsin is needed, Berezovsky turns to the little-known deputy mayor of St. Petersburg, Vladimir Putin. But soon Putin's ruthless rise threatens Berezovsky's reign, setting off a riveting, near-Shakespearean confrontation between the two powerful, fatally flawed men.

Closing Saturday, June 29, 2024

WHAT BECAME OF US
Off-Broadway: Atlantic Theater Company/Stage 2
Written by Shayan Lofti
Directed by Jennifer Chang
Cast Includes Rosalind Chao, BD Wong, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Tony Shalhoub

Two siblings.
One born there. One born here.
How do they maintain their connections to The Old Country, and to This Country, and to each other?

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO MICKI GRANT
Off-Broadway: WP Theater
Adapted by Nora Cole from the work of Micki Grant
Directed by Nora Cole
Cast Includes Matelyn Alicia, April Armstrong, Patrice Bell, Shawn Bowers

We enter into the personal realm of the iconic Micki Grant through her unpublished poems, lyrics, written musings on love, politics, family, and historical figures loved and lost; featuring music rarely heard, accented with songs from her award-winning work: Your Arms Too Short to Box With God, So Nice To Be Civilized, & Working, and more!

Closing Sunday, June 30, 2024

APPROPRIATE
Broadway: Belasco Theatre
Written by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
Directed by Lila Neugebauer
Cast Includes Ella Beatty, Graham Campbell, Lincoln Cohen, Michael Esper, Natalie Gold, Alyssa Emily Marvin, Sarah Paulson, Everett Sobers, Corey Stoll

It’s summer, the cicadas are singing, and the Lafayette family has returned to their late patriarch’s Arkansas home to deal with the remains of his estate. Toni, the eldest daughter, hopes they’ll spend the weekend remembering and reconnecting over their beloved father. Bo, her brother, wants to recoup some of the funds he spent caring for Dad at the end of his life. But things take a turn when their estranged brother, Franz, appears late one night, and mysterious objects are discovered among the clutter. Suddenly, long-hidden secrets and buried resentments can’t be contained, and the family is forced to face the ghosts of their past.

A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL
Broadway: Broadhurst Theatre
Book by Anthony McCarten
Music and Lyrics by Neil Diamond
Directed by Michael Mayer
Cast Includes Nick Fradiani, Mark Jacoby, Amber Ardolino, Shirine Babb, Becky Gulsvig, Michael McCormick, Tom Alan Robbins, Bri Sudia, Dianna Marie Barger, Kalonjee Gallimore, Anthony J. Garcia, Jess LeProtto, Tatiana Lofton, Aveena Sawyer, Deandre Sevon, Vanessa Aurora Sierra, Annie Wallace, Sean Watkinson

The story of the legendary Neil Diamond comes to life on stage in a gripping and uplifting new musical featuring his hit songs “Sweet Caroline”, “America”, and “Cracklin’ Rosie”. Directed by Tony Award® winner Michael Mayer (Spring Awakening, Hedwig and the Angry Inch), choreographed by Olivier Award winner Steven Hoggett (Once, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), and written by four-time Academy Award® nominee Anthony McCarten (Bohemian Rhapsody, The Two Popes). Good times never seemed so good.

THE FIRES
Off-Broadway: SoHo Repertory Theater
Written by Raja Feather Kelly
Directed by Raja Feather Kelly
Cast Includes Beau Badu, Sheldon Best, Phillip James Brannon, Janelle McDermoth, Ronald Peet, Jon-Michael Reese, Jason Veasey, Michelle Wilson

In 1971, 1998, and 2021, three different men in a South Brooklyn railroad apartment write, read, fuck, flirt, eat, and fight at the same time.

HERE THERE ARE BLUEBERRIES
Off-Broadway: New York Theatre Workshop
Written by Moisés Kaufman and Amanda Gronich
Directed by Moisés Kaufman
Cast Includes Scott Barrow, Nemuna Ceesay, Kethleen Chalfant, Noah Keyishian, Jonathan Raviv, Erika Rose, Anna Shafer, Elizabeth Stahlmann, Charlie Thurston, Grant Varjas

An album of never before seen World War II-era photographs arrives at the desk of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum archivist Rebecca Erbelding. As Rebecca and her team of historians begin to unravel the shocking story behind the images, the album soon makes headlines around the world. In Germany, a businessman sees the album online and recognizes his own grandfather in the photos. He begins a journey of discovery that will take him into the lives of other Nazi descendants – in a reckoning of his family’s past and his country’s history. Here There Are Blueberries tells the story of these photographs – what they reveal about the Holocaust and our own humanity.

INVASIVE SPECIES
Off-Broadway: Vineyard Theatre
Written by Maia Novi
Directed by Michael Breslin
Cast Includes Maia Novi, Raffi Donatich, Sam Gonzalez, Alexandra Maurice, Julian Sanchez

Following the journey of an Argentinean actor as she tests the limits of her American dream, Invasive Species is an outrageous dark comedy about how immigrating to the US may be the role of a lifetime.

JUST ANOTHER DAY
Off-Broadway: Theater 555
Written by Dan Lauria
Directed by Eric Krebs
Cast Includes Dan Lauria, Patty McCormack

In Just Another Day, a comedy writer and a sophisticated poet in their seventies meet daily on a park bench to exchange wits and barbs, and wax nostalgic about old movies, all the while trying to figure out how they know – and love – each other. At least for that day.

MARY JANE
Broadway: Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
Written by Amy Herzog
Directed by Anne Kauffman
Cast Includes Rachel McAdams, April Matthis, Susan Pourfar, Lily Santiago, Brenda Wehle

Captivating, affecting and compassionate, Mary Jane the story of a single mother in an impossible family situation. Faced with seemingly insurmountable odds, Mary Jane relies on unflagging optimism and humor, along with the wisdom of the women around her who have become a makeshift family, to take on each new day. But will inner strength and newfound friendships be enough to see her through?

MOLLY SWEENEY
Off-Broadway: Irish Repertory Theatre
Written by Brian Friel
Directed by Charlotte Moore
Cast Includes Rufus Collins, John Keating, Sarah Street

Molly has happily experienced the world differently since she was ten months old. When Frank, her restless, unemployed, and enthusiastic husband, makes her blindness his latest cause, he recruits Dr. Rice, a once-famous surgeon who, despite his struggles, agrees to attempt to restore Molly’s sight. When the bandages come off, Molly, Frank, and Dr. Rice discover the differences between seeing and understanding as they face the consequences of a medical miracle.

Closing Sunday, July 7, 2024

DARK NOON
Off-Broadway: St. Ann's Warehouse
Written by Tue Biering
Directed by Tue Biering and Nhlanhla Mahlangu

In Dark Noon, a cast of South African actors and members of the audience re-enact the story of the American wild, wild west through the lens of Hollywood Westerns. This incendiary spectacle turns American history on its head — from the land rush to the gold rush, to gunfights and gunslingers, the territorial conflicts between the European settlers and the indigenous natives are all there. It’s an absurd and vicious game – playful until it isn’t.

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
Broadway: Hudson Theatre
Book by George Furth
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Maria Friedman
Cast Includes Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff, Lindsay Mendez, Krystal Joy Brown, Katie Rose Clarke, Reg Rogers, Max Rackenberg, Rocco Van Auken, Brady Wagner, Sherz Aletaha, Leana Rae Concepcion, Coby Getzug, Corey Mach, Talia Simone Robinson, Jamila Sabares-Klemm, Evan Alexander Smith, Brianna Stoute, Christian Strange, Vishal Vaidya, Natalie Wachen, Jacob Keith Watson

Spanning three decades in the entertainment business, Merrily We Roll Along charts the turbulent relationship between composer Franklin Shepard and his two lifelong friends — writer Mary and lyricist & playwright Charley. An inventive cult-classic ahead of its time, Merrily We Roll Along features some of Stephen Sondheim’s most celebrated and personal songs. Maria Friedman first directed the musical at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory – a production that subsequently transferred to the Harold Pinter Theatre, where it garnered the most five-star reviews in West End history before going on to win the Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival.

THE WELKIN
Off-Broadway: Atlantic Theater Company/Linda Gross Theater
Written by Lucy Kirkwood
Directed by Sarah Benson
Cast Includes b, Tilly Botsford, Paige Gilbert, Ann Harada, Jenn Kidwell, Mary McCann, Emily Cass McDonnell, MacKenzie Mercer, Sandrah Oh, Dale Soules, Danny Wolohan, Haley Wong

Rural England, 1759. As the country awaits the return of Halley’s comet, a young woman is sentenced to death. When she tries to escape the noose by claiming she is pregnant, twelve ordinary women are gathered to decide whether she is telling the truth. A dark, fierce, funny play about democracy and housework.

Closing Saturday, July 13, 2024

DAVID, A NEW MUSICAL
Off-Broadway: AMT Theater
Music by Al Tapper
Book and Lyrics by Al Tapper, Martha Rosenblatt, Gary Glickstein
Directed by Kyle Pleasant
Cast Includes Danny Arnold, Jay Aubrey Jones, Jacob Louchheim, Caleb Mathura, Kenny Morris, Timothy Warmen, Olivia Vadnais, Ethan Zeph, Ashley Marie Arnold, Blair Alexis Brown, Bruce Blanchard, Scott Harrison, Garland Ray, Jodi Snyder

The story of the biblical King David, who looks back on his decisions as he nears the end of his life.

Closing Sunday, July 21, 2024

HOME
Broadway: Todd Haimes Theatre
Written by Samm-Art Williams
Directed by Kenny Leon
Cast Includes Tory Kittles, Brittany Inge, Stori Ayers

In this Tony Award®-nominated play, Cephus Miles has the whole world in his callused hands—until his sweetheart Pattie Mae goes off to college and marries another man. Originally staged by the Negro Ensemble Company in 1979, and featured in the first year of Roundabout’s Refocus Project, Samm-Art Williams’ Home is a muscular and melodic coming-of-age story that gives voice to the unbreakable spirit of all Americans who have been searching for a place to belong. Kenny Leon (A Soldier’s Play) directs.

Closing Thursday, July 25, 2024

WINESDAY: THE WINE TASTING MUSICAL
Off-Broadway: The Jerry Orbach Theater
Music by Joseph Benoit
Book and Lyrics by Jenne Wason
Directed by Jamibeth Margolis
Cast Includes Dawn Cantwell, Jennifer Diamond, Debra Thais Evans, Shannen Hofheimer, Amanda Lea Lavergne, Michael Valvo, Suzanne Dressler

When five wine-loving women get together every Wednesday night, they’re theoretically meeting for a book club or a yoga class, but really they just want to drink wine and talk about their lives. It’s like Sex and the City meets the vineyard - including a friendly wine steward to guide the audience through the wine paired with each upcoming scene. Get ready for an intoxicating blend of friendship, wit and wine that will leave your spirits lifted and your palate inspired.

Closing Sunday, July 28, 2024

CATS: "THE JELLICLE BALL"
Off-Broadway: Perelman Performing Arts Center
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics by T.S. Eliot
Directed by Zhailon Levingston and Bill Rauch
Cast Includes Baby, Jonathan Burke, Emma Sofia Caymares, Tara Lashan Clinkscales, André De Shields, Sydney James Harcourt, Antwayn Hopper, Dava Huesca, Dudney Joseph, Jr., Capital Kaos, Junior LaBeija, Dominique Lee, Robert "Silk" Mason, "Tempress" Chasity Moore, Shereen Pimentel, Primo, Nora Schell, Kendall G. Stroud, Frank Viveros, Garnet Williams, Teddy Wilson, Jr.

A radical reimagining of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic dance musical based on T. S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats. Inspired by the Ballroom culture that roared out of New York City over 50 years ago and still rages on runways around the world. Staged as a spectacularly immersive competition by Zhailon Levingston and PAC NYC Artistic Director Bill Rauch, with all new Ballroom and club beats, runway ready choreography, and an edgy eleganza makeover that moves the action from junkyard to runway.  Come one, come all, and celebrate the joyous transformation of self at the heart of Cats and Ballroom culture itself.

SAW THE MUSICAL: THE UNAUTHORIZED PARODY
Off-Broadway: AMT Theatre
Book by Zoe Ann Jordan
Music and Lyrics by Anthony De Angelis, Patrick Spencer
Directed by Stephanie Rosenberg
Cast Includes Adam Parbhoo, Jill Owen, Donnell Johnson (Voiceover), Danny Durr, Gabrielle Goodman, Patrick Voss Davis, James Lynch, Thomas Skea, Morgan Traud, Jessica Morilak

Saw the Musical: The Unauthorized Parody, a boundary-pushing parody about love and fluidity, captures the events of the first Saw movie, picking up from where Lawrence Gordon and Adam Stanheight first found each other.

Closing Saturday, August 3, 2024

PRE-EXISTING CONDITION
Off-Broadway: Connelly Theater Upstairs
Written by Marin Ireland
Directed by Maria Dizzia
Cast Includes Tatiana Maslany, Tavi Gevinson, Deirdre O'Connell, Maria Dizzia, Julia Chan, Dael Orlandersmith, Sarah Steele, Greg Keller, Raquel Chavez, Gregory Connors

In the aftermath of a life-altering event, Pre-Existing Condition explores the challenges, shared community and everyday indignities of learning to move forward.

Closing Sunday, August 4, 2024

N/A
Off-Broadway: Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre
Written by Mario Correa
Directed by Diane Paulus
Cast Includes Holland Taylor, Ana Villafañe

N/A is a whip-smart battle of wills — and wits — between N, the first woman Speaker of the House, and A, the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. Inspired by real people and events, this riveting two-hander illuminates the person whom many consider the most powerful woman in American history… and the once-in-a-generation political talent who defied her.

Closing Saturday, August 10, 2024

ILLINOISE
Broadway: St. James Theatre
Concept by Justin Peck, Jackie Sibblies Drury
Music and Lyrics by Sufjan Stevens
Directed by Justin Peck
Cast Includes Yesenia Ayala, Kara Chan, Ben Cook, Gaby Diaz, Jeanette Delgado, Carlos Falu, Christine Flores, Jada German, Zachary Gonder, Rachel Lockhart, Brandt Martinez, Dario Natarelli, Tyrone Reese, Craig Salstein, Ahmad Simmons, Byron Tittle, Ricky Ubeda, Alejandro Vargas, Elijah Lyons, Shara Nova, Tasha Viets-VanLear

Based on the landmark Sufjan Stevens album, Illinoise is told through live music performed by an 11-member band, three vocalists and impressionistic choreography. As friends gather around a campfire, sharing stories of first love, grief and growing up, director and choreographer Justin Peck and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury craft an experience that bursts with feeling.

Closing Sunday, August 11, 2024

FROM HERE
Off-Broadway: The Pershing Square Signature Center/Alice Griffin Jewel Box Thetre
Book, Music, and Lyrics by Donald Rupe
Cast Includes Blake Aburn, Becca Southworth, Omar Cardona

Set in 2016, From Here tells the story of Daniel, a 30-something gay man on his journey through life, love, and family when the horrific shooting at Pulse Nightclub changes his hometown, and him, forever.

Closing Sunday, August 18, 2024

CLOWNS LIKE ME
Off-Broadway: DR2 Theatre
Written by Jason Cannon
Directed by Jason Cannon
Cast Includes Rosalind Scott Ehrenpreis

In his deeply personal and universally resonant one-man show, seasoned actor and master storyteller Scott Ehrenpreis tells his humorous yet profound story of living with mental illness. Like, lots of mental illness.

THE WIZ

Broadway: Marquis Theatre
Book by William F. Brown
Music and Lyrics by Charlie Smalls
Directed by Schele Williams
Cast Includes Nichelle Lewis, Wayne Brady, Deborah Cox, Melody A. Betts, Kyle Ramar Freeman, Phillip Johnson Richardson Avery Wilson, Maya Bowles, Shayla Caldwell, Jay Copeland, Allyson Kaye Daniel, Judith Franklin, Collin Heyward, Amber Jackson, Olivia Jackson, Christina Jones, Polanco Jones, Jr., Kolby Kindle, Kareem Marsh, Anthony Murphy, Christina Raé, Avilon Trust Tate, Keenan D. Washington

Based on L. Frank Baum’s children’s book, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”, The Wiz takes one of the world’s most enduring (and enduringly white) American fantasies, and transforms it into an all-Black musical extravaganza for the ages.

Closing Sunday, August 25, 2024

SIX CHARACTERS
Off-Broadway: Claire Tow Theater
Written by Philip Howze
Directed by Dustin Willis
Cast Includes CG, Will Cobbs, Seven F.B. Duncombe, Claudia Logan, Julia Robertson, Seret Scott

When some trifling citizens storm a renowned cultural center where they’re not meant to be, all hell breaks loose. Wigs go flying. Wounds get opened. An archive explodes. Will the audience make it out alive?

Closing Saturday, August 31, 2024

someone spectacular
Off-Broadway: Pershing Square Signature Center/Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre
Written by Domenica Feraud
Directed by Tatiana Pandiani

Once a week, six recently bereaved strangers gather for group therapy. It’s a stable routine — until one day, their grief counselor is inexplicably MIA. The group’s typical session quickly goes off the rails, offering an open-ended meditation on loss, with revelations that are at once beautiful, funny, and heartbreaking.

Closing Sunday, September 1, 2024

STALKER
Off-Broadway: New World Stages Stage III
Created by Peter Brynolf and Jonas Ljung

Stalker is a 90-minute magic show created and performed by Brynolf & Ljung, featuring a combination of street magic, illusions, and "physical mentalism."

Closing Sunday, September 29, 2024

SLEEP NO MORE
Off-Broadway: The McKittrick Hotel
Created by Felix Barrett, Maxine Doyle, and the company of Punchdrunk
Designed by Felix Barrett, Livi Vaughan and Beatrice Minns
Choreographed by Maxine Doyle

An immersive production inspired by Shakespeare’s Macbeth, told through the lens of a Hitchcock thriller. An unexpected location will be exquisitely transformed into an installation of cinematic scenes that evoke the world of Macbeth. The audience has the freedom to roam the environment and experience a sensory journey as he or she chooses what to watch and where to go.




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