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.

Concluding Aug. 23

Shows For Days (Off-Broadway at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater) Shows for Days is a new comedy written by Douglas Carter Beane. The show is billed as "playwright Douglas Carter Beane's fond remembrance of his immersion into a life in the theater. The comedy is set in Reading, Pennsylvania in 1973, when 14-year old Car, the play’s narrator and the author's alter-ego, is introduced to the world of theater through his local community theatre, the Prometheus Theatre, and its devoted cast and crew which is led by Irene, an indomitable force of nature whose life is dedicated to putting on productions she directs, designs and stars in." Patti LuPone and Michael Urie costar. Click here for more information.

Cymbeline (Off-Broadway at the Delacorte Theater) William Shakespeare's comedy is billed as such: "Princess Imogen’s fidelity is put to the royal test when her disapproving father banishes her soul mate. Cross-dressing girls and cross-dressing boys, poisons and swordfights and dastardly villains all take the stage in this enchanting romp about the conquering power of love." Click here for more information.

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