LAST CHANCE: What's Closing This Week

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Here's Playbill.com's weekly "Last Chance" reminder to catch Broadway, Off-Broadway and world-premiere productions before they take a final bow.

Laura Osnes and Jeremy Jordan
Laura Osnes and Jeremy Jordan Photo by Nathan Johnson

Concluding Dec. 30

Bonnie & Clyde (Broadway at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre). Real-life Depression-era outlaws Bonnie Parker (Laura Osnes) and Clyde Barrow (Jeremy Jordan) discovered that life isn't fair — but that fame kind of makes up for it. This new rockabilly-and-blues-infused musical examines how a troubled Texas teen and a love-sick waitress became America's most infamous couple. Visit Telecharge.

Peter Pan (New York at The Theater at Madison Square Garden). Tony Award nominee Cathy Rigby takes flight in an all-new production of Peter Pan. The engagement, also starring Tom Hewitt as Captain Hook, is part of a new national tour of the musical fantasy directed by Glenn Casale. Visit MSG.

Concluding Dec. 31

Private Lives (Broadway at the Music Box Theatre). Kim Cattrall ("Sex and the City") and Paul Gross ("Slings & Arrows") play a tempestuous divorced couple who can't quite give each other up. "While honeymooning on the Riviera with their new spouses, divorced couple Elyot and Amanda find themselves in adjoining hotel rooms. Startled to find their passion intact, they elope, with their abandoned spouses in hot pursuit." Visit Telecharge.

Kim Cattrall and Paul Gross in Private Lives.
photo by Cylla von Tiedemann

The Addams Family (Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre). Brooke Shields stars as Morticia in the musical that takes on the quirky characters in a new and original Addams Family tale. The Addams Family also stars Roger Rees as Gomez, Brad Oscar as Fester, Rachel Potter as Wednesday and Jackie Hoffman as Grandma. Visit Ticketmaster.

A Child's Christmas in Wales (Off-Broadway at Irish Repertory's Studio Theatre). Irish Repertory Theatre reinvents Dylan Thomas' "A Child's Christmas in Wales" with a concert presentation. A Child's Christmas in Wales features both traditional and contemporary Christmas music interwoven within the classic story of the legendary snowy Christmas Day in Wales. Visit IrishRep.

Happy Hour (Off-Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company @ The Peter Norton Space). Happy Hour is described as three one-act comedies that include "an embittered barfly [who] has a theory—or two—about what the world has become; a lonely young man and lonely young woman [who] can’t see how right they are for each other; [and] a business traveler wants to end it all." Visit AtlanticTheater.

Concluding Jan. 1, 2012

Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway (Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre). Hugh Jackman made his much-anticipated return to Broadway with his solo show (accompanied by an 18-piece orchestra). The stage and screen star performs a personal selection of his favorite musical numbers that reflect on his life and career. Visit Telecharge.

Sons of the Prophet (Off-Broadway at the Laura Pels Theatre). Stephen Karam's new play about a Lebanese family in Pennsylvania in crisis is a refreshingly honest take on how we cope with wounds that just won't heal. "When a prank-gone-wrong in a the small town of Nazareth, PA leads to the death of their father, two brothers struggle with their health, livelihoods and sanity." Visit RoundaboutTheatre.

Neighborhood Watch (Off-Broadway at 59E59 Theater A). The New York premiere of Alan Ayckbourn's 75th play is a hilarious cautionary tale of the dangers of taking the law into your own hands. Neighborhood Watch is part of the Brits Off Broadway Festival. Visit BritsOffBroadway.

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