08 Aug 2012
Mike Tyson and Spike Lee
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. 12
Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth (Broadway at the Longacre Theatre). Brooklyn-born champion heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson tells the Undisputed Truth in his one-man show, directed by Academy Award nominee Spike Lee ("Do the Right Thing," "Malcolm X"). The evening promises "a rare, personal look inside the life and mind of one of the most feared men ever to wear the heavyweight crown... This riveting one-man show goes beyond the headlines, behind the scenes and between the lines to deliver a must-see theatrical knockout." Visit TysonOnBroadway.com.
7th Monarch (Off-Broadway at the Acorn Theatre). Jim Henry's new dramatic mystery 7th Monarch stars Tony Award winner Michael Rupert, Michael Cullen, Gretchen Hall, Leslie Hendrix and Matthew Humphreys. Here's how the play is characterized: "In 7th Monarch, Miriam, a math prodigy who was on the fast track to becoming an astronaut, mysteriously dropped out of college and has been living in seclusion with her parents for the past 20 years. When Raina, a criminal investigator, knocks on her door seeking the parents, Miriam offers an inconceivable explanation for their disappearance. Jarring discoveries are soon revealed as the two women struggle to overcome their own personal tragedies." Visit 7thMonarch.com.
Tail! Spin! is the hysterical new comedy drawn verbatim from the leaked e-mails, raunchy texts and tell-tale tweets that brought down politicians Anthony Weiner, Mark Sanford, Larry Craig and Mark Foley. With SNL Alum Rachel Dratch! Only $55!