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 Aug. 1

Fish in the Dark (Broadway at the Cort Theatre). Larry David's play Fish in the Dark stars Jason Alexander, Glenne Headly, Rosie Perez, Ben Shenkman, Joel Rooks, Jayne Houdyshell, Jake Cannavale, Diane J. Findlay, Jerry Adler, Jennifer Lyon, Jonny Orsini, Molly Ranson, Maria Elena Ramirez, Rachel Resheff, Greg Stuhr, Jeff Still, Kenneth Tigar and Tony Carlin. Fish in the Dark is described as "a comedy about a death in the family." Visit FishInTheDark.com.

Concluding Aug. 2

An Act Of God (Broadway at Studio 54). The new Broadway comedy An Act of God stars Jim Parsons in the role of God, with Christopher Fitzgerald and Tim Kazurinsky as the Archangels Michael and Gabriel. Written by "God," An Act of God is transcribed by David Javerbaum and directed by Joe Mantello. The play is a stage adaptation of the satirical publication "The Last Testament: A Memoir By God." Here's how the work is billed: "The King of the Universe is tackling His greatest challenge yet: Broadway. This spring, God takes the form of four-time Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Jim Parsons in An Act of God, a 90-minute comedy where the Almighty and His devoted angels answer some of the deepest questions that have plagued mankind since Creation. He's finally arrived to set the record straight… and He's not holding back!" Visit AnActOfGod.com.

Preludes (Off-Broadway at the Claire Tow Theater). Lincoln Center Theater's LCT3 production of Preludes, the new musical by Dave Malloy, is developed with and directed by Rachel Chavkin. The world premiere features Nikki M. James and Gabriel Ebert. From the creators of the acclaimed Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, the show is inspired by the music of Sergei Rachmaninov. The story follows the Russian composer's struggle to overcome writer's block following a disastrous first premiere. Played by Ebert, the young Rachmaninov begins daily sessions with a hypnotist. The cast also features Eisa Davis, Joseph Keckler and Chris Sarandon as well as Or Matias on the piano, who returns to the team after collaborating on Great Comet of 1812. Visit LCT.org. I Know What Boys Want (Off-Broadway at Theatre Row's Lion Theatre). New York-based theatre company Ego Actus stages the world premiere of Penny Jackson's I Know What Boys Want, in which a prep school girl discovers a sex video of herself has been leaked online. Helmed by Joan Kane, the play offers a cautionary message for modern-day social media users, addressing the important question of whether we can ever rid ourselves of incriminating content on the internet. The cast features Olivia Scott, Lué McWilliams, Alex Esola, Kelsey Wang, Charlotte Frøyland, Alexander Nifong and Jesse Shane Bronstein. Also appearing are Molly Collier, Lori Lusted, Joshua Spencer, Meghan St. Thomas and Phoebe Torres. Visit EgoActus.com.

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