LAST CHANCE: Variations, Desire, Castle, Shanghai and Christmas

News   LAST CHANCE: Variations, Desire, Castle, Shanghai and Christmas
A stage and screen veteran dances her final minuet on Broadway and a steamy O'Neill classic concludes its limited Broadway run, while Off-Broadway loses a 1918 shocker, a true-life account of prison and a coming-of-age tale.

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

Concluding May 21

  • 33 Variations (Broadway at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre). Emmy and Oscar-winning actress Jane Fonda earned a Tony nomination for her Broadway return in the Moisés Kaufman play. Fonda portrays a musicologist who is in a race against time to uncover the mysteries of Beethoven's Diabelli Variations. For tickets visit Concluding May 23


  • The Castle (Off-Broadway at New World Stages). Vilma Ortiz Donovan, Kenneth Harrington, Angel Ramos and Casimiro Torres share their personal, real-life experiences of incarceration and life beyond in the production conceived and directed by David Rothenberg. For tickets visit
  • Christmas Is Miles Away (Off-Broadway at the Connelly Theatre). The Babel Theatre Project presents the U.S. premiere of Chloe Moss' coming-of-age play about three childhood friends whose lives take different paths as one goes off to war. For tickets visit BabelTheatreProject. Concluding May 24

  • Desire Under the Elms (On Broadway at the St. James Theatre). Tony winner Brian Dennehy, Carla Gugino and Pablo Schreiber star in Robert Falls' critically praised one-act staging of the provocative O'Neill family drama that centers on the forbidden and turbulent love affair between a son and his young stepmother. For tickets visit
  • The Shanghai Gesture (Off-Broadway at the Julie Miles Theatre). The Mirror Repertory Theatre production of the John Colton play stars Tina Chen as the proprietress of a successful Shanghai brothel catering to society's elite who reveals a few life-shattering secrets over the course of a dinner party. For tickets visit
  • Today’s Most Popular News:

    Blocking belongs
    on the stage,
    not on websites.

    Our website is made possible by
    displaying online advertisements to our visitors.

    Please consider supporting us by
    whitelisting with your ad blocker.
    Thank you!