Here's Playbill.com's weekly "Last Chance" reminder to catch Broadway, Off-Broadway and world-premiere productions before they close.
Concluding Aug. 15The Report of My Death (Off-Broadway on the Lilac Steamship at Pier 40). Michael Graves stars as Mark Twain in the one-man docudrama based on censored and posthumously published Twain letters, stories, notebooks and historical artifacts. Visit OneArmedMan.Slipping (Off-Broadway at the Rattlestick Playwrights Theater). Daniel Talbott's play explores a transplanted high school student's provocative new relationship with another boy in suburban Iowa. For tickets Smarttix.
Concluding Aug. 16 Mary Stuart (On Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre). Tony nominees Janet McTeer and Harriet Walter star in the British import of Friedrich Schiller's dramatic account of the rivalry between Elizabeth I and her cousin, Mary Queen of Scots, and the men who attempt to play the Queen as a pawn. For tickets visit Telecharge.Catch Me If You Can (Pre-Broadway Premiere at the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle). The new Scott Wittman-Marc Shaiman-Terrence McNally musical based on the Dreamworks film stars Aaron Tveit as a young sexy conman and Norbert Leo Butz as the FBI agent tracking him down. For tickets visit 5thAvenue.