LAST CHANCE: Zooman, Didone, 1984, Iliad, Jailbait and Love/Stories

News   LAST CHANCE: Zooman, Didone, 1984, Iliad, Jailbait and Love/Stories A play about two teenage girls sizing up adulthood, a futuristic satire, a timeless tale of heroism and a chilling work about a murderous teenager close Off-Broadway.

What follows is Playbill.com's weekly "Last Chance" reminder to catch Broadway and Off-Broadway productions before they close.

Concluding April 25

  • Iliad: Book One (Off-Broadway at the Lucille Lortel Theatre). Peter Meineck revives the Aquila Theatre Company staging of the 75-minute World War II-inspired take on Homer's epic, which draws its inspiration from Robert F. Sargent's iconic image of U.S. soldiers landing on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day. For tickets visit TicketCentral.
  • Jailbait (Off-Broadway at the Cherry Pit). Deirdre O'Connor's new work centers on two teenage girls posing as college students who meet a pair of 30-something men at a Boston night club and stare adulthood in the face. For tickets visit Smarttix.

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  • Love/Stories (Or But You Will Get Used to It) (Off-Broadway at the Flea Theatre). Itamar Moses' collection of five short plays explores a casting session gone awry, an audience faced with a life altering decision, and a couple discovering the surprising results of greater intimacy. For tickets visit theflea.org. Concluding April 26

  • Zooman and the Sign (Off-Broadway at the Signature Theatre Company). Stephen McKinley Henderson stages Charles Fuller's 1980 drama in which one boy's random act of violence sends ripples throughout his family and community. For tickets visit SignatureTheatre.
  • 1984 (Off-Broadway at 59E59 Theaters). Joe Tantalo directs Alan Lyddiard's stage adaptation of the George Orwell satire, which chronicles one man's struggle against the state power of Big Brother. For tickets visit TicketCentral.
  • La Didone (Off-Broadway at St. Ann's Warehouse). The Wooster Group's take on Francesco Cavalli's opera is blended with Mario Brava's 1965 sci-fi horror film "Terrore nello spazio." Elizabeth LeCompte directs. For tickets visit St.Anns.