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 Oct. 3

In Bed With Roy Cohn (Off-Broadway at Theatre Row's Lion) In Bed With Roy Cohn, a new dark comedy by Joan Beber, is "a serious end-of-life comedy about one of the most enigmatic and controversial men in American history, Roy Cohn," according to production notes. "At the end of his colorful life, Roy awaits the inevitable, supported only by his last remaining faithful servant, Lisette. He is visited by the most important figures of his time demanding a reckoning for deeds good, bad and ugly. With bedfellows including, Julius Rosenberg, Ronald Reagan, Barbara Walters, Roy's lover Serge, his mother Dora, and his youthful self, Roy is catapulted into a wacky and surreal wonderland, where his muddled reality ultimately becomes clear." For more information, click here.

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Concluding Oct. 4

Iphigenia in Aulis (Off-Broadway at Classic Stage Company) Iphigenia in Aulis, originally written by Euripides and translated by Anne Washburn, features original music by The Bengsons. The show is described as such: "King Agamemnon and his thousand ships are stranded on the island of Aulis waiting for a wind to bring them to the shores of Troy. To gain that wind he must sacrifice his daughter Iphigenia. Witness his terrible choice in this rarely-seen Greek tragedy." For more information, click here

Love and Money (Off-Broadway at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre) Love and Money, a comedy by A.R. Gurney, is directed by Mark Lamos. The show is described as such: "Wealthy widow Cornelia Cunningham has led a life of grace and privilege, and she's making up for it as fast as she can. Determined to donate almost everything she owns before the end, Cornelia's plans are questioned when an ambitious and ingratiating young man, who may be the grandson she never knew she had, arrives to claim his inheritance. The trials of class, family, legacy, and race are explored in this world-premiere comedy by A.R. Gurney." For more information, click here.

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