Here is the list of upcoming Broadway and major Off-Broadway show closings. Grab tickets before it’s too late!
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Closing Saturday, November 23, 2019
Off-Broadway: The Duke on 42nd Street
Libretto by Ellen Fitzhugh and Harrison David Rivers
Music and Additional Lyrics by Ted Shen
Directed by Jack Cummings III
Cast includes: Justin Cunningham and Danyel Fulton
An African-American family grapples with decades of inequality, violence, and suppression in the South. Benny, an orderly at a nursing home, delicately balances his role as a caregiver to an ornery white resident who shares a contentious past with his white boss while at the same time caring for his own family as the fight for equality grips the nation in the midst of the 1960s Civil Rights Movement. Thirty years later, his daughter, Ruby, struggles to understand an incident of police brutality against her 15-year-old son.
DR. RIDE'S AMERICAN BEACH HOUSE
Off-Broadway: Ars Nova at Greenwich House
Written by Liza Birkenmeier
Directed by Katie Brook
Cast includes: Susan Blommaert, Marga Gomez, Erin Markey, and Kristen Sieh
It’s 1983, the evening before Dr. Sally Ride’s historic space flight. Hundreds of miles from the launch, three women with passionate opinions and no opportunities sit on a sweltering St. Louis rooftop watching life pass them by. Their uncharted desires bump up against American norms of sex and power in this intimate snapshot of queer anti-heroines.
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Closing Sunday, November 24, 2019
THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM
Broadway: Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
Written by FLorian Zeller
Translated by Christopher Hampton
Directed by Jonathan Kent
Cast includes: Jonathan Pryce, Eileen Atkins, Lucy Cohu, Amanda Drew, James Hillier, and Lisa O'Hare
For 50 years the lives of André and Madeleine have been filled with the everyday pleasures and unfathomable mysteries of an enduring marriage, until suddenly their life together begins to unravel, and this loving relationship is faced with the inevitability of change.
Off-Broadway: New York City Center
Book and Lyrics by Tim Rice
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Directed by Sammi Cannold
Cast includes: Solea Pfeiffer, Jason Gotay, Maia Reficco, Enrique Acevedo, and Philip Hernandez
Fame, power, and illusion collide in a new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s rock-operaEvita. This acclaimed musical examines the rapid and controversial ascent of Eva Perón, the first lady of Argentina, until her untimely death at age 33. On the one-hundredth anniversary of Eva Perón’s birth, this presentation deepens your understanding of one of Argentina’s most adored and reviled figures.
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FOR ALL THE WOMEN WHO THOUGHT THEY WERE MAD
Off-Broadway: SoHo Repertory Theater
Written by Zawe Ashton
Directed by Whitney White
Cast includes: Stephanie Berry, Gibson Frazier, Sharon Hope, Nicole Lewis, Blasina Olowe, Cherene Snow, Bisserat Tseggai, Shay Vawn, and Kat Williams
for all the women who thought they were Mad is a daring and exhilarating fever dream about the forces that push a woman from the everyday into free fall.
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Off-Broadway: Fourth Street Theatre
Written by Migdalia Cruz
Directed by Elena Araoz
Cast includes: Danny Bolero, Ashley Marie Ortiz, and Monica Steuer
In the midst of a post-apocalyptic sandstorm, Citrona, a young woman whose body is covered in fur, is purchased, caged and fetishized by a pet shop owner named Michael. When he hires beautiful Nena to hunt for Citrona’s food, an absurd and captivating love triangle ensnares all three characters. Intense, primal and delightfully bizarre, Migdalia Cruz'sFurexposes the beating heart of impulsive, unconventional desire.
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IS THIS A ROOM
Off-Broadway: Vineyard Theatre
Written and Directed by Tina Satter
Cast includes: Emily Davis, Becca Blackwell, Pete Simpson, and TL Thompson
A true story, still unfolding. June 3, 2017. A 25-year-old former Air Force linguist named Reality Winner is surprised at her home by the FBI, interrogated, and then charged with leaking evidence of Russian interference in U.S elections. Reality remains in jail with a record-breaking sentence. The FBI transcript of her interrogation is the heart of Is This a Room, in which an extraordinary human drama unfolds between the complex and witty Reality, and the agents who question her.
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ONE DISCORDANT VIOLIN
Off-Broadway: 59E59 Theater B
Written by Anthony Black
Music by Aaron Collier and Jacques Mindreau
Directed by Ann-Marie Kerr and Anthony Black
Cast includes: Anthony Black and Jacques Mindreau
An aspiring Canadian writer is visiting Washington, DC on his first ever trip to the United States. After stumbling upon a group of Vietnam War veterans performing classical concertos in an abandoned theater, he has a life-changing encounter with a forgotten American composer.One Discordant Violinis an extraordinarily moving duet for actor and violinist about finding beauty in unexpected places and what can happen when we reach beyond our grasp.
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THE WRONG MAN
Off-Broadway: The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space/Newman Mills Theater
Book, Music, and Lyrics by Ross Golan
Directed by Thomas Kail
Choreographed by Travis Wall
Cast includes: Joshua Henry, Ciara Renée, Ryan Vasquez, Anoop Desai, Tilly Evans-Krueger, Malik Kitchen, Libby Lloyd, Amber Pickens, Kyle Robinson, Debbie Christine Tjong, and Julius Williams
The wrong man meets the wrong woman in the wrong place at the wrong time. Set in Reno, Nevada, The Wrong Man is the story of Duran, a man just scraping by who is framed for a murder he didn’t commit, told through poetic lyrics and haunting melodies.
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Closing Saturday, November 30, 2019
THE GREAT SOCIETY
Broadway: Vivian Beaumont Theater
Written by Robert Schenkkan
Directed by Bill Rauch
Cast includes: Brian Cox, Grantham Coleman, Gordon Clapp, Marc Kudisch, Bryce Pinkham, Frank Wood, Richard Thomas, Marchánt Davis, Brian Dykstra, Barbara Garrick, David Garrison, Ty Jones, Christopher Livingston, Angela Pierce, Matthew Rauch, Nikkole Salter, Tramell Tillman, Ted Deasy, and Robyn Kerr
Capturing Lyndon Johnson’s passionate and aggressive attempts to build a great society for all, The Great Society follows his epic triumph in a landslide election to the agonizing decision not to run for re-election just three years later. It was an era that would define history forever: the rise of the Civil Rights Movement, the deaths of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy, the destruction of Vietnam, and the creation of some of the greatest social programs America has ever known—and one man was at the center of it all: LBJ.
Closing Sunday, December 1, 2019
Off-Broadway: Manhattan Theatre Club - Stage I
Written by Harvey Fierstein
Directed by Kimberly Senior
Cast includes: Harvey Fierstein
From the words and works of New York City’s very own political firebrand, Bella Abzug, comes this raucous, heart-rending and absurdly humorous solo show. Set in 1976, on the eve of her bid to become New York State’s first female Senator, Bella Bella finds this larger-than-life, truth-slinging, groundbreaking, hat-wearing icon squirreled away in the bathroom of a midtown hotel awaiting that night’s election results while a coterie of family and celebs await her entrance.
FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: THE NEXT GENERATION
Off-Broadway: The Triad
Book and Lyrics by Gerard Alessandrini
Directed by Gerard Alessandrini
Choreographed by Gerry McIntyre
Cast includes: Immanuel Houston, Aline Mayagoitia, Chris Collins-Pisano, Jenny Lee Stern, Joshua Turchin, and Fred Barton on piano
It’s been five long years since 2014, when Forbidden Broadway wound up its most recent New York run. But Tony Award-Winning parodist Gerard Alessandrini is back, with a hilarious, all-new, up-to-the-minute edition—Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation. The show comically and musically eviscerates Hadestown, Moulin Rouge, Tootsie, Beetlejuice, this season’s Oklahoma! revival, The Ferryman, the Yiddish Fiddler on the Roof, The Cher Show, Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, What the Constitution Means to Me, and the new generation of Broadway stars including Ben Platt, Santino Fontana, Billy Porter, Alex Brightman and exciting returns by Bette Midler, Andre de Shields, Bernadette Peters, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and several surprises.
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Off-Broadway: The Public Theater/LuEsther Hall
Written and Directed by Richard Nelson
Cast includes: Charlotte Bydwell, Haviland Morris, Maryann Plunkett, Matilda Sakamoto, Jay O. Sanders, Brenda Wehle, and Rita Wolf
This new drama places the audience directly into the kitchen of Rose Michael, a celebrated choreographer. Dinner is cooked, modern dances are rehearsed, and the meal is eaten — all amidst conversations about art, death, family, dance, politics, the state of America, and how the world sees our country... and a host of everyday questions that make up the richness of ordinary life.
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Closing Sunday, December 8, 2019
Broadway: Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
Written by Harold Pinter
Directed by Jamie Lloyd
Cast includes: Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton, Charlie Cox, and Eddie Arnold
Betrayal is the story of an illicit affair that unfolds in reverse—from the end of a marriage to the first forbidden spark. Starring Golden Globe and Olivier Award winner Tom Hiddleston, Zawe Ashton and Charlie Cox, this stunning production features the daring vision of one of the UK’s most acclaimed directors.
THE ROSE TATTOO
Broadway: American Airlines Theatre
Written by Tennessee Williams
Directed by Trip Cullman
Cast includes: Cassie Beck, Alexander Bello, Tina Benko, Andréa Burns, Susan Cella, Emun Elliott, Paige Gilbert, Greg Hildreth, Isabella Iannelli, Jacob Michael Laval, Ellyn Marie Marsh, Carolyn Mignini, Portia, Ella Rubin, Jennifer Sanchez, Constance Shulman, Burke Swanson, and Marisa Tomei
Celebrated film star, Marisa Tomei reunites with director, and Roundabout alum, Trip Cullman following their acclaimed production of The Rose Tattoo at Williamstown Theatre Festival in 2016. This is one Tennessee Williams woman you won’t soon forget. Marisa Tomei plays Serafina, a widow who rekindles her desire for love, lust and life in the arms of a fiery suitor. Sharply directed by Cullman, Williams’ lesser-known gem sizzles with humor and heart in sultry New Orleans. Serafina erupts from the depths of despair to the heights of passion in this Tony Award-winning Best Play.
Off-Broadway: Lucille Lortel Theatre
Written by Matt Williams
Directed by Tea Alagić
Cast includes: Obi Abili, Enrico Colantoni, and Alexander Garfin
Fear follows a little girl’s disappearance as it prompts a tense confrontation among a plumber, college professor and teenage boy. In this psychological drama, three neighbors discover how far they are willing to go to defend the values that define them.
Off-Broadway: Roundabout Theatre Company - Laura Pels Theatre
Book by Michael Mitnick
Music and Lyrics by Adam Gwon
Directed by Lonny Price
Choreographed by Josh Rhodes
Cast includes: Jeb Brown, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Taylor Iman Jones, Lacretta, Megan Lawrence, Ryan McCartan, Will Meyers, Wonu Ogunfowora, David Rossmer, Alysha Umphress, and Kaleb Wells
This deliciously dark musical comedy, based on the cult film (and the bard's Macbeth), springs to life in a sleepy Pennsylvania town (population 1,203—and dropping), where a burger-joint manager and his wife cook up a plan to super-size their lives. As their ambitions grow and the bodies fall, the couple finds out just how far they’ll go for a taste of the oh-so-tempting American dream.
Closing Sunday, December 15, 2019
FIRES IN THE MIRROR
Off-Broadway: The Pershing Square Signature Center/Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre
Written by Anna Deveare Smith
Directed by Saheem Ali
Cast includes: Michael Benjamin Washington
There are three sides to every story: yours, mine and the truth. Following the deaths of a Black American boy and a young Orthodox Jewish scholar in the summer of 1991, underlying racial tensions in the nestled community of Crown Heights, Brooklyn erupted into civil outbreak. Fires in the Mirror was Anna Deavere Smith’s groundbreaking response. Birthed from a series of interviews with over fifty members of the Jewish and Black communities, the Drama Desk award-winning work translated their voices verbatim, and in the process revolutionized the genre of documentary theatre.
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FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE/WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF
Off-Broadway: The Public Theater/Martinson Hall
Written by Ntozake Shange
Directed by Leah C. Gardiner
Choreographed by Camille A. Brown
Cast includes: Jocelyn Bioh, Celia Chevalier, Danaya Esperanza, Jayme Lawson, Adrienne C. Moore, Okwui Okpokwasili, and Alexandria Wailes
Filled with passion, humor, and raw honesty, legendary playwright/poet Ntozake Shange’s form-changing choreopoem tells the stories of seven women of color using poetry, song, and movement. With unflinching honesty and emotion, each woman voices her survival story of having to exist in a world shaped by sexism and racism.
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Off-Broadway: Classic Stage Company/Lynn F. Angelson Theater
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by John Doyle
Cast includes: Barzin Akhavan, Raffi Barsoumian, Nadia Bowers, N’Jameh Camara, Erik Lochtefeld, Mary Beth Peil, Corey Stoll, Antonio Michael Woodard, and Barbara Walsh
A terrifyingly prophetic tale of revenge, murder, and madness, Macbeth ominously traces the fallout when the darkest side of humanity cheats its way into a position of power. Often referred to as “The Scottish Play” by superstitious theatergoers due to the purported witchcraft found within its text, Macbeth is one of Shakespeare’s bloodiest, scariest, and yet, most popular tragedies.
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Closing Sunday, December 22, 2019
Off-Broadway: Daryl Roth Theatre
Book by Erica Schmidt
Music by Aaron Dessner and Bryce Dessner
Lyrics by Matt Berninger and Carin Besser
Directed by Erica Schmidt
Choreographed by Jeff and Rick Kuperman
Cast includes: Ritchie Coster, Josh A. Dawson, Peter Dinklage, Hillary Fisher, Christopher Gurr, Blake Jenner, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Nehal Joshi, Grace McLean, Erika Olson, and Scott Stangland
A raw and transporting new version of the classic tale of unrequited love and ghostwritten letters, Cyrano tells the story of a proud man who, believing himself unlovable, agrees to woo the woman he loves for another.
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Off-Broadway: The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space/Susan & Ronald Frankel Theater
Written by Theresa Rebeck
Directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel
Cast includes: W. Tré Davis, Raúl Esparza, David Mason, and Krysta Rodriguez
Brilliant, hot-headed chef Harry scores a mention in a food magazine with his signature scallops, and his business partner Mike finally sees profits within reach. The only problem, Harry refuses to recreate his masterpiece for the masses. Mix in a shrewd restaurant consultant and a waiter with dreams of his own and it all goes to hell in this hilarious and insightful new play that asks us to consider where art ends and commerce begins.
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Closing Saturday, January 4, 2020
DERREN BROWN: SECRET
Broadway: Cort Theatre
Written by Andy Nyman, Derren Brown & Andrew O'Connor
Directed by Andrew O'Connor and Andy Nyman
Cast includes: Derren Brown
After a sold-out, critically acclaimed run off-Broadway at the Atlantic Theater Company, Derren Brown: Secret returns with a spellbinding experience that dares us — in the most jaw-dropping way — to take a closer look at the stories and beliefs that guide our lives.
KATSURA SUNSHINE'S RAKUGO
Off-Broadway: New World Stages Stage II
Written by Katsura Sunshine
Cast includes: Katsura Sunshine
With a minimal set, Katsura Sunshine's Rakugo features a lone storyteller dressed in kimono, kneeling on a cushion, using only a fan and a hand towel for props, entertaining the audience with a comic monologue followed by a traditional story.
Closing Sunday, January 5, 2020
THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL
Broadway: Longacre Theatre
Book by Joe Tracz
Music and Lyrics by Rob Rokicki
Directed by Stephen Brackett
Choreographed by Patrick McCollum
Cast includes: Chris McCarrell, Izzy Figueroa, Jorrel Javier, Ryan Knowles, Sam Leicht, Sarah Beth Pfeifer, James Hayden Rodriguez, Jalynn Steele, T. Shyvonne Stewart, and Kristin Stokes
As a son of Poseidon, Percy Jackson has newly discovered powers he can't control, monsters on his trail, and is on a quest to find Zeus' lightning bolt to prevent a war between the Greek gods.
Broadway: Marquis Theatre
Book by Robert Horn
Music and Lyrics by David Yazbek
Directed by Scott Ellis
Choreographed by Denis Jones
Cast includes: Santino Fontana, Lilli Cooper, Sarah Stiles, Andy Grotelueschen, Michael McGrath, John Behlmann, Reg Rogers, and Julie Halston
Michael Dorsey is a talented but difficult actor who struggles to find work until an audacious, desperate stunt lands him the role of a lifetime.
Broadway: Brooks Atkinson Theatre
Book by Jessie Nelson
Music and Lyrics by Sara Bareilles
Directed by Diane Paulus
Choreograped by Lorin Latarro
Cast includes: Katharine McPhee, NaTasha Yvette Williams, Caitlin Houlahan, Mark Evans, Ben Thompson, Larry Marshall, Benny Elledge, and Christopher Fitzgerald
Jenna, a waitress and expert pie maker, is stuck in a small town and a loveless marriage. When a baking contest in a nearby county offers her a chance at escape, Jenna must weigh her commitments against a rare shot at freedom and recognition. Her customers, co-workers, and the town’s handsome new doctor all offer her conflicting recipes for happiness but Jenna must ultimately decide for herself.
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF IN YIDDISH
Off-Broadway: Stage 42
Book by Joseph Stein
Music by Jerry Bock
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Directed by Joel Grey
Choreographed by Stas Kmiec
Cast includes: Steven Skybel, Jackie Hoffman, Jennifer Babiak, Rachel Zatcoff, Stephanie Lynne Mason, Rosie Jo Neddy, Ben Liebert, Drew Seigla, Cameron Johnson, Bruce Sabath, Lisa Fishman, Jodi Snyder, Raquel Nobile, Samantha Hahn, Joanne Borts, Kirk Geritano, Evan Mayer, Nick Raynor, Adam B. Shapiro, James Monroe Števko, Lauren Jeanne Thomas, Bobby Underwood, Mikhl Yashinsky, Michael Einav, Abby Goldfarb, John Giesige, Moshe Lobel, Jonathan Quigley, and Kayleen Seidl
Experience Fiddler on the Roof in a new way– in Yiddish, the language of Tevye and his family! Directed by Oscar and Tony Award-winner Joel Grey, the rich Yiddish translation by Shraga Friedman adds new depth and dimension to the most well-known Jewish musical in the world. Don’t miss the beloved story of a community and its struggle to balance traditions and desires in a changing world.
OUR DEAR DEAD DRUG LORD
Off-Broadway: McGinn/Cazale Theatre
Written by Alexis Scheer
Directed by Whitney White
Cast includes: Carmen Berkeley, Matthew Saldivar, Alyssa May Gold, Rebecca Jimenez, and Malika Samuel
A gang of teenage girls gathers in an abandoned treehouse to summon the ghost of Pablo Escobar. Are they messing with the actual spirit of the infamous cartel kingpin? Or are they really just messing with each other? A rollercoaster ride through the danger and damage of girlhood – the teenage wasteland has never been so much twisted fun.
Closing Sunday, January 12, 2020
THE SOUND INSIDE
Broadway: Studio 54
Written by Adam Rapp
DIrected by David Cromer
Cast includes: Mary-Louise Parker and Will Hochman
Bella Baird is an accomplished professor at an Ivy League university who prizes her solitude. But when she faces a challenge she cannot tackle alone, she allies herself with a brilliant and mysterious student. Intensely intimate and deeply moving, this haunting play probes the question of what one person can do for another.
Closing Monday, January 13, 2020
THE OFFICE! A MUSICAL PARODY
Off-Broadway: The Theater Center/Jerry Orbach Theater
Book and Lyrics by Bob and Tobly McSmith
Music by Assaf Gleizner
Directed by Donald Garverick
Cast includes: Sarah Mackenzie Baron, Chase McCall, Noah Jermain, Lilli Babb, Katie Johantgen, Kat Moser, Rita Posillico, and Kevin Bruce Harris
The Office! A Musical Parody highlights a typical day at Scranton's third largest paper company, Dunder Mifflin. For no logical reason, a documentary crew begins filming the lives of the employees in an immersive parody experience where audiences "work" with all their favorite officemates. Don't miss this hilariously loving lampoon of your favorite TV show!
Closing Sunday, January 19, 2020
Broadway: Circle in the Square Theatre
Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Music by Richard Rodgers
Directed by Daniel Fish
Cast includes: Will Brill, Anthony Cason, Damon Daunno, James Davis, Gabrielle Hamilton, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Will Mann, Mallory Portnoy, Ali Stroker, Mitch Tebo, Mary Testa, and Patrick Vaill
Over 75 years after Rodgers & Hammerstein reinvented the American musical, this is Oklahoma! as you’ve never seen or heard it before – reimagined for the 21st century. Stripped down to reveal the darker psychological truths at its core, Daniel Fish’s production tells a story of a community circling its wagons against an outsider, and the violence of the frontier that shaped America. Upending the sunny romance of a farmer and a cowpoke, this Oklahoma! allows the classic musical – and our country – to be seen in a whole new light.
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Broadway: John Golden Theatre
Written by Jeremy O. Harris
Directed by Robert O'Hara
Cast includes: Ato Blankson-Wood, James Cusati-Moyer, Sullivan Jones, Joaquina Kalukango, Chalia La Tour, Irene Sofia Lucio, Annie McNamara, and Paul Alexander Nolan
The Old South lives on at the MacGregor Plantation — in the breeze, in the cotton fields… and in the crack of the whip. Nothing is as it seems, and yet everything is as it seems. Slave Play rips apart history to shed new light on the nexus of race, gender, and sexuality in 21st-century America.
Closing Sunday, February 16, 2020
DAVID BYRNE'S AMERICAN UTOPIA
Broadway: Hudson Theatre
Music and Lyrics by David Byrne
Production Consulted by Alex Timbers
Choreographed by Annie-B Parson
Cast includes: David Byrne, Jacqueline Acevedo, Gustavo Di Dalva, Daniel Freedman, Chris Giarmo, Tim Keiper, Tendayi Kuumba, Karl Mansfield, Mauro Refosco, Stephane San Juan, Angie Swan, and Bobby Wooten III
David Byrne’s American Utopia is the once-in-a-lifetime Broadway event that marks a major cultural milestone in the worlds of music and theatre. Innovative pop/rock icon David Byrne shares the spotlight with a diverse ensemble of 11 musical artists from around the globe. Together with choreographer Annie-B Parson and production consultant Alex Timbers, Byrne and ensemble deliver a show that’s as surprisingly poignant as it is supremely funky.
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