LAST CHANCE: Distracted, Forest, Smile and Cuckoo

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A sprawling intergenerational work, a play about a mother and medication, a tale of urban nannies and the story of two parents coping with a disabled child all conclude their Off-Broadway runs this week.

Here's Playbill.com's weekly "Last Chance" reminder to catch Broadway and Off-Broadway productions before they close. Concluding May 17

  • Distracted (Off-Broadway at the Laura Pels Theatre). The Roundabout Theatre Company presents Lisa Loomer's comedy in which Cynthia Nixon stars as a mother who must decide whether or not to medicate her son who is dealing with Attention Deficit Disorder. For tickets visit RoundaboutTheatre.
  • The Singing Forest (Off-Broadway at the Public Theater). Oscar winner Olympia Dukakis, Tony nominee Jonathan Groff, Louis Cancelmi and Randy Harrison star in Craig Lucas' epic play, which flashes from New York City in 2000 to 1930's Vienna and 1940's London as one family attempts to reconcile its past. For tickets visit PublicTheater.
  • A Nervous Smile (Off-Broadway at the Kirk Theatre). Melanie Boland, Pamela Sabaugh, Marilee Talkington and Nicholas Viselli appear in late playwright Jim Belluso's work in which two wealthy parents leave their severely disabled daughter behind and fly around the world. For tickets visit TicketCentral.
  • Exit Cuckoo (Off-Broadway at the Harold Clurman Theatre). Colman Domingo directs Lisa Ramirez's new solo play, which explores the intricate relationships between nannies, the mothers who hire them and the children they raise. For tickets visit TicketCentral.
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