LAST CHANCE: 23 Knives, Caesar, Cornbury, Voltaire, Sixty Miles and More

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Off-Broadway says goodbye to productions about a famed philosopher, a cross-dressing governor and one of the most powerful leaders of the ancient world, as well as two contemporary family dramas.

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

Concluding Feb. 7

  • 23 Knives and Caesar and Cleopatra (Off-Broadway at the Clurman Theatre). The Resonance Ensemble explores the life of Roman leader Julius Caesar with the double bill of works penned by Christopher Boal and Bernard Shaw. For tickets visit Ticketcentral.
  • Emilie's Voltaire (Off-Broadway at the Beckett Theatre). Michael Medeiros and Amy Lynn Stewart star in the world premiere of Arthur Giron's work, which traces the torrid love affair between philosopher and writer Francois-Marie Voltaire and Emilie, Marquise du Chatelet. For tickets visit TicketCentral.


    Concluding Feb. 8

  • Sixty Miles to Silver Lake (Off-Broadway at Soho Rep). The world premiere of Dan LeFrac's enigmatic road-set drama about a father and son stars Joseph Adams and Dane DeHaan under the direction of Anne Kauffman. For tickets visit SohoRep.
  • Leaves of Glass (Off-Broadway at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre). Tony nominees Xanthe Elbrick and Euan Morton star in the U.S. premiere of Philip Ridley's drama, which chronicles the disintegration of the relationship between a man and his younger brother Barry following the suicide of their father. For tickets visit TicketCentral.
  • Ride (Off-Broadway at 59E59 Theaters). The U.S. premiere of Jane Bodie's two-hander features Jeremy Waters and Melissa Chambers as strangers who are unsure what circumstances have led them to awake in bed together. For tickets visit TicketCentral.
  • Cornbury: The Queen's Governor (Off-Broadway at the Hudson Guild Theatre). David Greenspan and Everett Quinton star in Theatre Askew's 1700's-set comedy that follows the life of New York and New Jersey governor Edward Hyde, who was rumored to have had a habit of dressing as his first cousin, Queen Anne. For tickets, visit visit TheatreAskew.
  • Coming Home (Regional world premiere at the Long Wharf Theatre). Athol Fugard's gripping work centers on a young African mother dying of AIDS who returns to her father's farm to build a life for her young son who will grow up without her. For tickets visit LongWharf.
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