LAST CHANCE: Temperamentals, Lyric Is Waiting and Poison

News   LAST CHANCE: Temperamentals, Lyric Is Waiting and Poison The curtain comes down on a lesser-known chapter in gay rights history, while a struggling comedian grasps for the primetime slot one last time and a dysfunctional relationship concludes Off-Broadway.

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

Concluding Aug. 22

  • Lyric Is Waiting (Off-Broadway at The Irish Repertory Theatre). Adam Fitzgerald directs Lori Prince, Kelly McAndrew, Brit Whittle and Joseph Masi in the world premiere of Michael Puzzo's play that asks, "When we play the hero, who are we really saving?" For tickets visit KEFProductions. Concluding Aug. 23


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  • …Another Man's Poison (Off-Broadway at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre). George O. Brome's 1970's set work follows struggling comedian Frankie Masters whose dream of headlining his own primetime sitcom could be dashed due to the conflicts in his personal life. For tickets visit TicketCentral.
  • The Temperamentals (Off-Broadway at the TBG Theater). Michael Urie and Thomas Jay Ryan lead the cast of Jon Marans' play about two men who set out to create the first gay rights organization in the U.S., the Mattachine Society, in the pre-Stonewall era. For tickets visit Smarttix.