What follows is Playbill.com's weekly "Last Chance" reminder to catch Broadway, Off-Broadway and world-premiere productions before they close.
Concluding Dec. 14A Man for All Seasons (on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre). Tony Award winner Frank Langella stars as Sir Thomas Moore in the extended Roundabout Theatre Company revival of Robert Bolt's historical drama based on the English Chancellor and his moral objection to King Henry VIII's plan to leave the Catholic Church. For tickets visit RoundaboutTheatreCompany.The Language of Trees (Off-Broadway at Roundabout Underground). Maggie Burke, Natalie Gold, Tony Award nominee Michael Hayden, Gio Perez and Michael Warner appear in Steven Levenson's work about a friendly neighbor who volunteers to help out the wife and young son of an American translator who is sent into a Middle East war zone. For tickets visit RoundaboutTheatreCompany.Ruined (world-premiere regional engagement at the Goodman Theatre). The world premiere of Lynn Nottage's work, which arrives Off-Broadway at the Manhattan Theatre Club Jan. 21, 2009, follows a shrewd businesswoman and the women she shelters in a small mining town during the civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo. For tickets visit GoodmanTheatre.