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Here is the list of upcoming Broadway and major Off-Broadway show closings. Grab tickets before it’s too late!

This list is updated regularly.

Closing Saturday, August 13, 2022

HAMLET
Off-Broadway: Park Avenue Armory
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Robert Icke
Cast Includes Alex Lawther

Prince Hamlet, son of Denmark’s late king, is horrified – and placed in a moral quandary – by the apparition of his father’s ghost. This spectre claims to have been murdered by the brother who now wears his crown – and who, having married the widowed queen, is now not only Hamlet’s uncle but also his stepfather. The ghost demands vengeance, but can it be trusted? And can the taking of a life ever be justified? Can this troubled family tolerate any further loss?

ORESTEIA
Off-Broadway: Park Avenue Armory
Written by Aeschylus, Adapted by Robert Icke
Directed by Robert Icke
Cast Includes Lia Williams

Aeschylus’ greatest and final play is a searing familial saga that examines the sins of a family over several decades and explores whether justice can ever really be done.

Closing Sunday, August 14, 2022

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
Off-Broadway: Theatre At St. Clement's
Written by Tennessee Williams
Directed by Joe Rosario
Cast Includes Sonoya Mizuno, Matt de Rogatis, Christian Jules Le Blanc, Alison Fraser, Spencer Scott, Tiffan Borelli, Austin Pendleton, Milton Elliott, Carly Gold

HEART: A POETIC PLAY
Off-Broadway: Minetta Lane Theatre
Written by Jade Anouka
Directed by Ola Ince
Cast Includes Jade Anouka

Heart introduces us to a woman who finds herself married and divorced at age 28. As she begins the process of piecing her life together, she confronts the insecurities and self-imposed boundaries that have always held her back. In the process, she discovers love in the last place – and with the last person – she expected.

POTUS: OR, BEHIND EVERY GREAT DUMBASS ARE SEVEN WOMEN TRYING TO KEEP HIM ALIVE
Broadway: Shubert Theatre
Written by Selina Fillinger
Directed by Susan Stroman
Cast Includes Lilli Cooper, Lea DeLaria, Rachel Dratch, Julianne Hough, Suzy Nakamura, Julie White, Vanessa Williams

One four-letter word is about to rock 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. When the President unwittingly spins a PR nightmare into a global crisis, the seven brilliant and beleaguered women he relies upon most risk life, liberty, and the pursuit of sanity to keep the commander-in-chief out of trouble.

TINA: THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL
Broadway: Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
Book by Katori Hall, Frank Ketelaar,KeesPrins
Music and Lyrics by Various
Directed by Phyllida Lloyd
Cast Includes Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, Nick Rashad Burroughs, NaTasha Yvette Williams, Kayla Davion, Myra Lucretia Taylor, Katie Webber, Steven Booth, Ayla Ciccone-Burton, Milanis Clark, Holli' Conway, Deon Releford-Lee, Leandra Ellis-Gaston, Charlie Franklin, Judith Franklin, Josiah Gaffney, Matthew Griffin, Ari Groover, David Jennings, Ross Lekites, Robert Lenzi, Stephanie Martignetti, Jhardon DiShon Milton, Carla R. Stewart, Skye Dakota Turner, Anthony Wayne

This new musical reveals a comeback story like no other, of a woman who dared to defy the bounds of racism, sexism and ageism to become the global Queen of Rock n’ Roll. Tina: The Tina Turner Musical is a celebration of resilience and an inspiration of triumph over adversity.

Closing Saturday, August 20, 2022

THE PANIC OF '29
Off-Broadway: 59E59 Theater B
Written by Graham Techler
Directed by Max Friedman
Cast Includes Will Roland, Olivia Puckett, Erik Lochtefeld, Joyelle Nicole Johnson, Jaela Cheeks-Lomax, Rachel B. Joyce, Julia Knitel, Jared Loftin, Will Turner, RJ Vaillancourt, Spencer Grubbe, Devin Kessler, Brian Morabito, Jacob Presson, Rachel Ravel

When the stock market crashes in October 1929, the Roaring Twenties come to a screeching halt, and the lives of people everywhere will never be the same. Dot, the secretary for the VP of the New York Stock Exchange, skips town with a rag-tag band of misfits and embarks on a decades-spanning journey involving financiers, lounge singers, crime novelists, cops, hobos, vigilantes, beekeepers, and even the French. Try as they might, they can’t outrun alternate history in this chaotic reimagining of the Great Crash. A dark screwball comedy with memorable characters, toe-tapping tunes, and featuring… the total collapse of the US of A!

Closing Friday, August 26, 2022

OH GOD, A SHOW ABOUT ABORTION
Off-Broadway: Cherry Lane Theatre
Written by Alison Leiby
Directed by Lila Neugebauer
Cast Includes Alison Leiby

Alison Leiby's summer started with a bang and ended with a visit to Planned Parenthood. In between she had two root canals, a very scary trip to the "Fertility" section of a Missouri CVS and a dozen meltdowns about what you wear to your abortion, naturally. In her new show, she walks through the stupid minutiae, the backwards practices, and the surprising perspective that come with exercising your reproductive rights.

Closing Sunday, August 28, 2022

THE NOSEBLEED
Off-Broadway: Claire Tow Theater
Written by Aya Ogawa
Directed by Aya Ogawa
Cast Includes Drae Campbell, Ashil Lee, Aya Ogawa, Saori Tsukada, Kaili Y. Turner

The Nosebleed is an intimate autobiography that explores playwright/director Aya Ogawa’s fractured relationship with their long-deceased and enigmatic father. Through a series of turbulent, absurd, and poignantly comic vignettes, Ogawa reveals the seemingly insurmountable cultural and generational gap between themselves and their father, and the questions they face in their own motherhood today. A theatrical memorial and healing ritual for the audience, this darkly humorous, tender, and inventive play considers how we inherit and bequeath failure, and what it takes to forgive.

PATIENCE
Off-Broadway: McGinn/Cazale Theatre
Written by Johnny G. Lloyd
Directed by Zhailon Levingston
Cast Includes Zainab Barry, Jonathan Burke, Nemuna Ceesay, Justiin Davis, Mary E. Hodges

Daniel plays solitaire. Professionally. He’s very good – some would say the best. But he is ready to retire and settle into that perfect new house with his husband-to-be, Jordan. He’s just got to hold it together through one final, career-defining match. A sports-inspired fantasia, Patience is a meditation on black excellence, next chapters, and playing a very long game alone.

Closing Friday, September 2, 2022

LOVE QUIRKS
Off-Broadway: AMT Theater
Book by Mark Childers
Music and Lyrics by Seth Bisen-Hersh
Directed by Brian Childers
Cast Includes Erin Lamar, Maggie McDowell, Matthew Schatz, Lauren Testerman, Rori Nogee, Dylan Hartwell

Love Quirks is a new musical fable based on actual events as a group of thirty-somethings explore the bizarre tribulations of love, friendship, and all the blurry lines in-between. Four broken hearts must face the past and look to the future, as they march march into the strange and often hilarious world of love on the island of Manhattan. What they find is never what they expect, and they must face up to their own Love Quirks to move forward.

Closing Sunday, September 4, 2022

MR. SATURDAY NIGHT
Broadway: Nederlander Theatre
Book by Billy Crystal, Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel
Music by Jason Robert Brown
Lyrics by Amanda Green
Directed by John Rando
Cast Includes Billy Crystal, Randy Graff, David Paymer, Shoshana Bean, Chasten Harmon, Jordan Gelber, Brian Gonzales, Mylinda Hull

Mr. Saturday Night is the story of Buddy Young, Jr., an outrageous and outspoken comedian who found fame in the early days of television! Now, some 40 years after he hit the top, Buddy will take one last shot at reclaiming the spotlight – and his family - one hilarious step at a time. Mr. Saturday Night is the brand new musical comedy about being a funny man, a family man, and getting a second chance at both.

ON THAT DAY IN AMSTERDAM
Off-Broadway: 59E59 Theater A
Written by Clarence Coo
Directed by Zi Alikhan
Cast Includes Waseem Alzer, Brandon Homer Mendez, Glenn Morizio, Liz Ramos, Jonathan Raviv

The morning after a one-night stand, a refugee from the Middle East wakes up next to an American backpacker who is himself the son of immigrants. With only a day until the two young men must each leave Amsterdam, they set off on a romantic journey through the city. Moved by the spirits of Rembrandt, Van Gogh, and Anne Frank, On That Day in Amsterdam witnesses these two young dreamers count down their remaining hours together, discovering the meaning of art, love, and loss.

Closing Sunday, September 11, 2022

THE BUTCHER BOY
Off-Broadway: Irish Repertory Theatre
Book, Music, and Lyrics by Asher Muldoon
Directed by Ciarán O'Reilly
Cast Includes Nicholas Barasch, Daniel Marconi, Kerry Conte, Andrea Lynn Green, Scott Stangland, Michele Ragusa, Christian Strange, Joe Cassidy, Teddy Trice, Carey Rebecca Brown, Polly McKie, David Baida, Dan Macke, Sam Hartley

Life is hard for the youthful Francie Brady, who struggles to navigate the narrow streets and narrow minds of an Irish village in the 1960’s. But his eternal optimism and carefree spirit carry him above the dysfunctional family and gossipy town, where he lives in a comic book dreamland with his best friend Joe. When he taunts newcomer Philip Nugent, his uptight mother Mrs. Nugent calls Francie’s family a bunch of pigs. This triggers a violent pig obsession, which grows as Francie’s life falls apart around him.

Closing Sunday, September 18, 2022

DEAR EVAN HANSEN
Broadway: Music Box Theatre
Book by Steven Levenson
Music by Justin Paul
Lyrics by Benj Pasek
Directed by Michael Greif
Cast Includes Zachary Noah Piser, Mateo Lizcano, Talia Simone Robinson, Jessica Phillips, Ann Sanders, Noah Kieserman, Manoel Felciano, Gaten Matarazzo, Ciara Alyse Harris

A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one thing he's always wanted: a change to finally fit in. Dear Evan Hansen is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it.

Closing Saturday, September 24, 2022

MARIE, IT'S TIME
Off-Broadway: Here Arts Center
Written by Julia Jarcho
Directed by Ásta Bennie Hostetter
Cast Includes Julia Jarcho, Jennifer Seastone

A f*cked-up mixtape about love, motherhood, and violence. A fresh stab at Woyzeck that collides song and text, Marie It’s Time pumps hot blood through the veins of theater’s favorite murder-victim. Playwright Julia Jarcho joins Jennifer Seastone onstage to fight for the role of Marie, Büchner’s doomed baby mama, as the director and star of her own seduction.

Closing Sunday, September 25, 2022

THE MEMORY EXAM
Off-Broadway: Here Arts Center
Written by Steven Fechter
Directed by Terrence O'Brien
Cast Includes Alfred Gingold, Gus Kaikkonen, Bekka Lindström, Vernice Miller

Set in a future world when the simple act of forgetting can be fatal, vigilante laws turn neighbors, friends, and colleagues into spies and informants. Three people in their autumn years covertly hire an expert who can coach them for the perilous Memory Exam. Failure is almost all but certain — but the coach has devised a method that depends on how well they can recall the specifics of their most enduring memory no matter how factual or fantastic.

TITANIQUE: UNE PARODIE MUSICALE
Off-Broadway: The Asylum Theatre
Book by Marla Mindelle, Constantine Rousouli, Tye Blue
Music and Lyrics by Various
Directed by Tye Blue
Cast Includes Marla Mindelle, Constantine Rousouli, Frankie Grande, Kathy Deitch, Ryan Duncan, Alex Ellis, John Riddle, Jaye Alexander, Courtney Bassett, Donnie Hammond, Dimitri Moise

Want to find out what really happened to Jack and Rose on that fateful night? Our story begins when Céline Dion hijacks a Titanic Museum tour and enchants the audience with her totally wild take, recharting the course of Titanic’s beloved moments and characters with her iconic song catalog.

Closing Saturday, October 2, 2022

BETWEEN THE LINES
Off-Broadway: Tony Kiser Theatre
Book by Timothy Allen McDonald
Music and Lyrics by Elyssa Samsel, Kate Anderson
Directed by Jeff Calhoun
Cast Includes Arielle Jacobs, Jake David Smith, Julia Murney, Will Burton, Wren Rivera, Hillary Fisher, John Rapson, Vicki Lewis, Sean Stack, Jerusha Cavazos, Aubrey Matalon, Dan Hoy, Heather Ayers, Martin Landry

Between the Lines is an empowering and enchanting new musical for any of us seeking to find our place in the world. An outsider in a new school, Delilah seeks comfort in the pages of her favorite book, where she feels heard and understood. But as the lines between the two worlds of reality and fantasy begin to blur in extraordinary and astonishing ways, Delilah has to confront whether she alone has the power to rewrite her own story.

COME FROM AWAY
Broadway: Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre
Book, Music, and Lyrics by Irene Sankoff and David Hein
Directed by Christopher Ashley
Cast Includes Petrina Bromley, De'Lon Grant, Becky Gulsvig, Caesar Samayoa, James Seol, Q. Smith, Astrid Van Wieren, Emily Walton, Jim Walton, Gene Weygandt, Sharon Wheatley, Paul Whitty

Following the 9/11 attacks, 38 planes and 6,579 passengers were forced to land in Gander, Newfoundland, doubling the population of one small town on the edge of the world. Based on interviews with locals, Come From Away is about how hosting this international community of strangers spurred unexpected camaraderie in extraordinary circumstances.

Closing Thursday, October 6, 2022

JASPER
Off-Broadway: Pershing Square Signature Center
Written by Grant MacDermott
Directed by Katie McHugh
Cast Includes Dominic Fumusa, Abigail Hawk, Jessica Pimentel

When Drew meets Shayla, he is honest about being married, but when asked about having any children of his own, he lies. As Drew develops a friendship with Shayla and her son, he keeps his own son, and his son's illness, a secret. Jasper, a heartfelt tragic comedy, explores our most daunting question: What if my life were different?

Closing Saturday, October 8, 2022

LOS OTROS
Off-Broadway: A.R.T. / New York Theatres
Book and Lyrics by Ellen Fitzhugh
Music by Michael John LaChiusa
Directed by Noah Himmelstein
Cast Includes Luba Mason, Caesar Samayoa

Through a series of beautiful and intimate moments, two Californians, Lillian and Carlos, explore significant moments in their lives, discovering they are linked in unexpected ways.

Closing Sunday, October 16, 2022

I'M REVOLTING
Broadway: Atlantic Theater Company/Linda Gross Theater
Written by Gracie Gardner
Directed by Knud Adams
Cast Includes TBA

At a skin cancer clinic in NYC (not the famous one), patients wait to find out how much of themselves they’re about to lose.

Ink'dWell
Broadway: 59E59 Theater C
Written by Erin E. Adams
Directed by Tabatha Gayle
Cast Includes TBA

Kendra returns to her childhood home on Martha’s Vineyard upon learning her brother has died in a terrible accident. While searching for the truth about his passing, she finds herself tormented by a childhood ghost story. As the mystery behind his death is unraveled, she discovers that he was drowning in much more than water. The ghost story, paired with her grief, begins to impact her relationship with her family and to the ocean itself.

INTO THE WOODS
Broadway: St. James Theatre
Book by James Lapine
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Lear deBessonet
Cast Includes Sara Bareilles, Brian d'Arcy James, Patina Miller, Phillipa Soo, Gavin Creel, Joshua Henry, Aymee Garcia, Ta'Nika Gibson, Annie Golden, Albert Guerzon, Brooke Ishibashi, Kennedy Kanagawa, Daniel Patrick Kelly, Julia Lester, Nancy Opel, Cole Thompson, David Turner, Alysia Velez

Here’s a reason to be happy ever after... Direct from its sold-out New York City Center Encores! run, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Tony Award®-winning triumph Into the Woods comes to Broadway’s St. James Theatre for 8 weeks only starting June 28th. So don’t delay or be misled—this critically acclaimed new production is here just for a moment!

WEIGHTLESS
Broadway: WP Theater
Created by Kate Kilbane, Dan Moses
Directed by Tamilla Woodard
Cast Includes Lila Blue, Kofy Brown, Dan Harris, Kate Kilbane, Dan Moses, Joshua Pollock

Sisterhood. Love. Vengeance. Flight. Inspired by a tale from Ovid’s Metamorphoses, Weightless tells the story of two deeply devoted sisters, Procne and Philomela. Separated by circumstance, they must travel across worlds—facing devastating sacrifice and divine intervention—in order to reunite.

Closing Sunday, October 23, 2022

TWO JEWS TALKING
Broadway: Theatre at St. Clement's
Written by Ed. Weinberger
Directed by Dan Wackerman
Cast Includes Hal Linden Bernie Kopell

Two Jews Talking takes us on a hilarious romp through time in the form a two short one-act plays! The first story brings Lou and Bud together in the Biblical past, and Phil and Marty together in contemporary Long Island. They philosophize about women, sex, food, the divine, and destiny in this tale of companionship and friendship

Closing Sunday, October 30, 2022

HYPROV
Broadway: Daryl Roth Theatre
Created by Colin Mochrie, Asad Mecci
Directed by Stan Zimmerman
Cast Includes Colin Mochrie, Asad Mecci

Hypnosis and Improv — two art forms that have mystified and entertained fans, skeptics and everyone in between for decades worldwide – come together as two masters of their crafts unite for a totally unique comedy experience, HYPROV: Improv Under Hypnosis.




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