Here's Playbill.com'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 Telecharge.com. 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 Telecharge.com.
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 24Desire 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 Telecharge.com.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 Telecharge.com.