LAST CHANCE: What's Closing This Week

News   LAST CHANCE: What's Closing This Week Here's Playbill.com's weekly "Last Chance" reminder to catch Broadway, Off-Broadway and world-premiere productions before they take a final bow.

Concluding Jan. 17

  • Finian's Rainbow (On Broadway at the St. James Theatre). The topical Yip Harburg, Fred Saidy and Burton Lane musical earned raves for its whimsical take on race relations and its classic score. The production features Kate Baldwin, Cheyenne Jackson, Terri White, Jim Norton, Chuck Cooper and Christopher Fitzgerald. For tickets visit, Telecharge.
  • Wishful Drinking (On Broadway at Studio 54). In her no-holds-barred evening of comedy, Carrie Fisher offers the inside dish on her personal struggles, the Hollywood machine and her launch to stardom in "Star Wars" at the age of 19. For tickets visit Roundabout.org.
  • Brief Encounter (Off-Broadway at St. Ann's Warehouse). The acclaimed Kneehigh staging of Noël Coward's poignant drama incorporates Coward's original one-act Still Life, which is brought to life through elements inspired by David Lean's 1945 black-and-white screen adaptation of the play in this music-filled evening. For tickets visit artsatstanns.org.

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  • Loaded (Off-Broadway at the Lion Theatre). Scott Kerns and Kevin Spirtas star in Elliot Ramón Potts' tense two-hander about two gay men of different generations, who during a brief affair, attempt to come to grips with their personal views of issues facing the gay community. For tickets visit TicketCentral.
  • The Understudy (Off-Broadway at the at the Laura Pels Theatre). Theresa Rebeck's showbiz comedy stars Tony Award-winner Julie White as a frazzled stage manager contending with two actors portrayed by Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Justin Kirk. For tickets visit Roundabout.org.
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