With the start of a new season, Broadway and Off-Broadway theatres will see turnover in the coming months. Here is the list of upcoming Broadway and major Off-Broadway show closings. Grab tickets before it’s too late!
This list is updated regularly.
Closing Sunday, February 25, 2018
LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS
Broadway: Studio 54
Written by John Leguizamo
Directed by Tony Taccone
Cast includes: John Leguizamo
Uproarious, uncensored, and undeniably entertaining, theatrical powerhouse John Leguizamo is back on Broadway in his one-man tour de force performance, direct from acclaimed engagements at The Public Theater and Berkeley Repertory Theater. In Latin History for Morons, John Leguizamo schools his son—and the rest of us—on the buried and forgotten history of Latinos in the Americas in this outrageously funny, satirical one-man play about uncovering the truth, and recovering from the past.
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Off-Broadway: Second Stage Theater/Tony Kiser Theatre
Written by Greg Pierce
Directed by Kate Whorisky
Cast includes: Becky Ann Baker, Anna Chlumsky, Alex Hurt, Adam Pally, Stephen Park and Eugene Young
Paint it red. So begins Lydia's wild idea to invigorate her Rust Belt town. But when a whip-smart entrepreneur co-opts her scheme, a precarious rivalry is born. A battle for the town's soul ensues, causing its obsessive mayor, its defiant matriarch, and the rest of its residents to question who they are and where they're headed.
MILES FOR MARY
Off-Broadway: Playwrights Horizons/Peter Jay Sharp Theater
Written by The Mad Ones
Directed by Lila Neugebauer
Cast includes: Marc Bovino, Joe Curnutte, Michael Dalto, Amy Staats, Stephanie Wright Thompson, and Stacey Yen
It’s 1988 and the planning committee for Garrison High School’s ninth annual Miles For Mary Telethon is fired up and ready to go. Across subcommittee sessions in the Phys Ed teachers’ lounge, The Mad Ones assemble an analog elegy to the camcorder 1980s, Girls Track and Field, and the consecrated American High School.
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Closing Friday, March 2, 2018
FIRE AND AIR
Off-Broadway: Classic Stage Company
Written by Terrence McNally
Directed by John Doyle
Cast includes: Douglas Hodge, James Cusati-Moyer, Jay Armstrong Johnson, John Glover, Marin Mazzie, Marsha Mason
Explore the rich history of the Ballets Russes, Sergei Diaghilev’s itinerant Russian ballet company. Surrounded by great talents of art, design, and music, the tempestuous relationship between Diaghilev and dancer Vaslav Nijinsky revolutionizes dance forever.
Closing Sunday, March 4, 2018
JOHN LITHGOW: STORIES BY HEART
Broadway: American Airlines Theatre
Adapted and Performed by John Lithgow
Directed by Daniel Sullivan
With equal measures of humor and heart, Tomy and Emmy Award winner John Lithgow creates a singularly intimate evening, as he evokes memories of family, explores and expands the limits of the actor’s craft, and masterfully conjures a cast of indelible characters from classic short stories by Ring Lardner and P. G. Wodehouse.
Off-Broadway: Irish Repertory Theatre
Written by Enda Walsh
Directed by John Haidar
Cast includes: Evanna Lynch and Colin Campbell
Pig and Runt are born at the same time on the same day in the same hospital, and have been inseparable ever since. They speak in their own language, play by their own rules, and create a world for themselves in which boundaries blur between truth and illusion. Until, on their 17th birthday, they discover something more. As night falls, and the disco and drink take hold, they spiral violently out of control.
Closing Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Off-Broadway: Atlantic Theater Company/Linda Gross Theater
Written by Martin McDonagh
Directed by Matthew Dunster
Cast includes: Mark Addy, Owen Campbell, Billy Carter, Maxwell Caulfield, Johnny Flynn, Gaby French, Gilles Geary, Richard Hollis, John Horton, David Lansbury, Sally Rogers, and Reece Shearsmith
In his small pub in Oldham, Harry is something of a local celebrity. But what’s the second-best hangman in England to do on the day they’ve abolished hanging? Amongst the cub reporters and sycophantic pub regulars, dying to hear Harry’s reaction to the news, a peculiar stranger lurks, with a very different motive for his visit.
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Closing Sunday, March 11, 2018
THE PARISIAN WOMAN
Broadway: Hudson Theatre
Written by Beau Willimon
Directed by Pam McKinnon
Cast includes: Uma Thurman, Josh Lucas, Marton Csokas, Phillipa Soo, and Blair Brown
Chloe, a socialite armed with charm and wit, comes to terms with politics, her past, her marriage, and an uncertain future in Washington, D.C., where powerful friends are the only kind worth having, especially after the 2016 election.
BRIGHT COLORS AND BOLD PATTERNS
Off-Broadway: SoHo Playhouse
Written by Drew Droege
Directed by Michael Urie
Cast includes: Jeff Hiller
Josh and Brennan are about to get married in Palm Springs on a lovely Saturday afternoon. However, the night before becomes a drunken, drug-fueled riot, because their friend Gerry has arrived, furious that their invitation says "Please refrain from wearing bright colors or bold patterns." In the struggle for equality, what do we really want? What do we lose? And is there any cocaine left?
JERRY SPRINGER - THE OPERA
Off-Broadway: The Pershing Square Signature Center/Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre
Book and Lyrics by Richard Thomas and Stewart Lee
Music by Richard Thomas
Directed by John Rando
Cast includes: Terrence Mann, Will Swenson, Jennifer Allen, Florrie Bagel, Brandon Contreras, Sean Patrick Doyle, Bradley Greer, Luke Grooms, Nathaniel Hackmann, Billy Hepfinger, Justin Keyes, Beth Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth Loyacano, Tiffany Mann, Jill Paice, Kim Steele and Nichole Turner
Jerry! Jerry! Jerry! It’s “The Jerry Springer Show” as you’ve never seen it before, with passionate arias, soaring ballads, and giant production numbers. While the studio audience cheers, a parade of bickering guests fight and curse, until violence breaks out and Jerry must face his trickiest guest ever, the devil himself.
Closing Sunday, March 18, 2018
EDWARD ALBEE'S AT HOME IN THE ZOO: HOMELIFE & THE ZOO STORY
Off-Broadway: The Pershing Square Signature Center/Irene Diamond Stage
Written by Edward Albee
Directed by Lila Neugebauer
Cast includes: Katie Finneran, Robert Sean Leonard, and Paul Sparks
In act one, Homelife, we meet Peter and his wife, who live a comfortable but vaguely unhappy bourgeois existence; in the second act, the classic The Zoo Story, Peter is forever altered by an oddly persistent stranger in Central Park. With jolts of brutality and Albee’s signature dark humor, this seminal play explores both the love and the cruelty that we inflict on each other every day.
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Closing Sunday, March 25, 2018
FARINELLI AND THE KING
Broadway: Belasco Theatre
Written by Claire van Kampen
Directed by John Dove
Cast Includes: Sam Crane, Iestyn Davies, Huss Garbiya, Melody Grove, James Hall, Lucas Hall, Colin Hurley, Edward Peel, Mark Rylance, Peter Bradbury, Eric Jurenas, and Margot White
King Philippe V of Spain, plagued by insomnia, lies awake in his chamber. The Queen, desperate for a cure, hears of Farinelli —a castrato with a voice so divine it has the power to captivate all who hear it. Philippe is astonished when Farinelli sings, and begs him to stay. But will Farinelli, one of the greatest celebrities of his time, choose a life of solitude over fame and fortune in the opera houses of Europe?
IN THE BODY OF THE WORLD
Off-Broadway: Manhattan Theatre Club Stage I
Written by Eve Ensler
Directed by Diane Paulus
Cast includes: Eve Ensler
The play chronicles Eve Ensler’s relationship to her body in the face of a life-threatening diagnosis. While working with women in the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo, the author, activist, and performer was diagnosed with uterine cancer. A bold, unflinching and inspiring piece.
Off-Broadway: Lucille Lortel Theatre
Written by JC Lee
Directed by Liesl Tommy
Cast includes: Jayne Houdyshell, Pascale Armand, Molly Camp, and Richard Masur
Theresa Hanneck is a celebrated author and veteran feminist warrior; Msemaji Ukweli is a promising young writer who is quickly becoming the leading cultural critic on race, class, and gender for a new generation. When a heated exchange between the two women goes viral, Theresa finds herself ill-equipped to manage her message in the era of 140 character tweets-especially against a rival whose time may have come.
To purchase Relevance tickets, click here.
Closing Sunday, April 1, 2018
Off-Broadway: The Public Theater/LuEsther Hall
Written by Sarah Burgess
Directed by Thomas Kail
Cast includes: Aya Cash, Eisa Davis, Zach Grenier, and Gillian Jacobs
Kate is a whip-smart lobbyist who doesn’t waste her time on anyone who can’t get elected, stay elected and help her clients get what they want. Kate thinks Representative Sydney Millsap is a political neophyte whose staunch ideals are going to cost her a burgeoning political career. But Representative Millsap and her high-minded principles turn out to be more resilient than Washington was expecting, and for the first time Kate is faced with a choice that might change everything for her: back the system, or back what she believes in?
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THE LOW ROAD
Off-Broadway: The Public Theater/Anspacher Theater
Written by Bruce Norris
Directed by Michael Greif
Cast includes: Tessa Albertson, Max Baker, Kevin Chamberlin, Daniel Davis, Crystal Dickinson, Gopal Divan, Harriet Harris, Jack Hatcher, Josh Henderson, Chukwudi Iwuji, Johnny Newcomb, Chris Perfetti, Susannah Perkins, Richard Poe, Dave Quay, Aaron Michael Ray, Joseph Soeder, and Danny Wolohan
Set in the 18th century, this wild new work imagines America’s first laissez-faire capitalist, a young man inspired by a chance encounter with Adam Smith to put his faith in the free market. But his path to riches becomes inextricably entangled with that of an educated slave, a man who knows from experience that one person's profit is another’s loss, in this parable about the true cost of inequality.
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Closing Sunday, April 8, 2018
CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE '90S MUSICAL EXPERIENCE
Off-Broadway: (Le) Poisson Rouge
Created by Jordan Ross, Lindsey Rosin, and Roger Kumble
Directed by Lindsey Rosin
Cast includes: Alex Boniello, Matthew Griffin, Brian Muller, Patricia Richardson, Constantine Rousouli, Jessie Shelton, Carrie St. Louis, and Lauren Zakrin
Cruel Intentions: The ’90s Musical Experience pulls you into the manipulative world of Manhattan’s most dangerous liaisons: Sebastian Valmont and Kathryn Merteuil. Seduced by revenge and fueled by passion, the two diabolically charming step-siblings place a bet on whether or not Sebastian can deflower their incoming headmaster’s daughter, Annette Hargrove. As the two set out to destroy the innocent girl—and anyone who gets in their way—they find themselves entangled in a web of secrets, temptation, and the cruelest game of all: love.
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Closing Saturday, June 30, 2018
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY
Broadway: Walter Kerr Theatre
Written and Directed by Bruce Springsteen
Cast includes: Bruce Springsteen
After a career of more than 40 years, 20 Grammys and an Oscar, legendary musician Bruce Springsteen comes to Broadway with a solo acoustic performance. It is an intimate night with Bruce, his guitar, a piano, and his stories.
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Closing Sunday, August 19, 2018
IN & OF ITSELF
Off-Broadway: Daryl Roth Theatre
Opened: April 12, 2017
Written by Derek DelGaudio
Directed by Frank Oz
Cast includes: Derek DelGaudio
In & Of Itself explores new ways of seeing the unseeable. As memories from yesterday, inexplicable events witnessed today and secrets imagined for tomorrow are blended together, creating a perpetual paradox of a show.
For a full list of currently running Broadway shows, click here.