LAST CHANCE: Exit the King, Joe Turner, Reasons to Be Pretty, Guys and Dolls, Everyday Rapture

News   LAST CHANCE: Exit the King, Joe Turner, Reasons to Be Pretty, Guys and Dolls, Everyday Rapture A regular guy is harangued by his girlfriend for the last time, while a floating crap game vanishes, a monarch's 90 minutes are up and an acclaimed revival comes — and goes — on Broadway.

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

Concluding June 14

  • Exit the King (On Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre). Oscar winner Geoffrey Rush earned a Tony Award for his portrayal of a madcap King with the seconds running out on his life. Ionesco's absurd comedy also stars Academy Award winner Susan Sarandon, Lauren Ambrose, Tony Award winner Andrea Martin, Brian Hutchison and William Sadler. For tickets visit ExitTheKing.
  • Joe Turner's Come and Gone (On Broadway at the Belasco Theatre). Tony winner Bartlett Sher staged the first revival of August Wilson's play that centers on the inhabitants of an African-American boarding house in Pittsburgh circa 1911. The cast features 2009 Tony winner Roger Robinson, Chad L. Coleman, Ernie Hudson and LaTanya Richardson Jackson. For tickets visit LCT.org.

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  • Reasons to Be Pretty (On Broadway at the Lyceum Theatre). A drunken offhand remark snowballs into an embittered war of the sexes in the Broadway debut of playwright Neil LaBute. Tony nominees Marin Ireland and Thomas Sadoski, as well as Steven Pasquale and Piper Perabo, star. For tickets visit Telecharge.
  • Guys and Dolls (On Broadway at the Nederlander Theatre). Des McAnuff staged the Tony-nominated revival of the beloved Frank Loesser, Abe Burrows and Jo Swerling musical about a group of gamblers and their lucky dames. The production stars stage and screen actors Oliver Platt, Lauren Graham, Craig Bierko and Kate Jennings Grant. For tickets visit Ticketmaster.
  • Everyday Rapture (Off-Broadway at Second Stage). Tony nominee Sherie Renee Scott's one-woman, semiautobiographical show incorporates the songs of Judy Garland, David Byrne, George Harrison and The Dap Kings to explore the journey from her Mennonite Kansas upbringing to her life as an actress in New York City. For tickets visit 2ST.com.
  • Vieux Carré (Off-Broadway at the Pearl Theatre Company). Tony winner Austin Pendleton stages Tennessee Williams' play about outcasts living in a dilapidated New Orleans boarding house as the final production at the Pearl's downtown home. For tickets PearlTheatre.
  • 10 Things To Do Before I Die (Off-Broadway at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre). Second Stage Uptown presents the world premiere of Zakiyyah Alexander's play about two sisters who reconnect after a package of their recently deceased father's belongings arrives. For tickets visit 2ST.com.
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