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 Sunday, July 21, 2019
DAVE CHAPPELLE LIVE ON BROADWAY
Broadway: Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
Written by Dave Chappelle
Cast includes: Dave Chappelle
Comedian and actor, Dave Chappelle, makes his Broadway debut. Chappelle, whose award-winning comedy is trademarked by his sharp wit and irreverent social commentary, explores race, popular culture, sex, drugs, politics, and fame.
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THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES
Off-Broadway: Atlantic Theater Company/Linda Gross Theater
Book by Lynn Nottage
Music by Duncan Sheik
Lyrics by Susan Birkenhead
Directed by Sam Gold
Cast includes: Romelda Teron Benjamin, Joe Cassidy, Vita E. Cleveland, Eisa Davis, Matt DeAngelis, Manoel Felciano, Brett Gray, Jai'Len Christine Li Josey, LaChanze, Anastacia McCleskey, Saycon Sengbloh, and Elizabeth Teeter
South Carolina, 1964. Lily Owens, a restless white teenager, struggles with her merciless father and the haunting memory of her mother's death. When Rosaleen, her black caregiver, is beaten and jailed for asserting her right to vote, Lily's rebellious spirit is ignited. She and Rosaleen escape on an adventure where they are taken in by a trio of black beekeeping sisters. While Lily tries to unlock the secrets of her past, she and Rosaleen find solace in the mesmerizing world of bees and spirituality in this extraordinary tale of awakening, fellowship and healing.
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Closing Sunday, July 28, 2019
FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE
Broadway: Broadhurst Theatre
Written by Terrence McNally
Directed by Arin Arbus
Cast includes: Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon
When a diner waitress and a short order cook meet for a night of fiery passion, they expect a return to loneliness. But as desire turns into the possibility of love, they realize that true connection means being unafraid to reach for the moon.
A STRANGE LOOP
Off-Broadway: Playwrights Horizons/Mainstage Theater
Book, Music, and Lyrics by Michael R. Jackson
Directed by Stephen Brackett
Choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly
Cast includes: Antwayn Hopper, James Jackson, Jr., L Morgan Lee, John-Michael Lyles, John-Andrew Morrison, Larry Owens, and Jason Veasey
Usher is a black, gay writer, working a day job he hates while writing his original musical: a piece about a black, gay writer, working a day job he hates while writing his original musical. Michael R. Jackson’s blistering, momentous new musical follows a young artist at war with a host of demons — not least of which, the punishing thoughts in his own head — in an attempt to break out of this strange loop.
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Closing Sunday, August 11, 2019
BE MORE CHILL
Broadway: Lyceum Theatre
Book by Joe Tracz
Music and Lyrics by Joe Iconis
Directed by Stephen Brackett
Choreograped by Chase Brock
Cast includes: Will Roland, George Salazar, Stephanie Hsu, Gerard Canonico, Katlyn Carlson, Tiffany Mann, Lauren Marcus, Britton Smith, Jason SweetTooth Williams, and Jason Tam
What if popularity came in a pill? Would you take it, no questions asked? In Be More Chill, achieving that elusive "perfect life" is now possible thanks to some mysterious new technology-but it comes at a cost that's not as easy to swallow.
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Broadway: Longacre Theatre
Book by Chad Beguelin and Bob Martin
Music by Matthew Sklar
Lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Directed and Choreographed by Casey Nicholaw
Cast includes: Brooks Ashmanskas, Beth Leavel, Christopher Sieber, Caitlin Kinnunen, Isabelle McCalla, Michael Genet, Angie Schworer, Courtenay Collins, and Josh Lamon
We’ve got trouble, folks, right here in Indiana and when Broadway’s brassiest hear a student is unceremoniously sidelined from a small-town Indiana prom—and the press is involved—they are ready to kick-ball-change the world.
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Off-Broadway: Theatre for a New Audience @ Polonsky Shakespeare Center
Written by Jackie Sibblies Drury
Directed by Sarah Benson
Choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly
Cast includes: MaYaa Boateng, Charles Browning, Hannah Cabell, Natalia Payne, Jed Resnick, Luke Robertson, Roslyn Ruff, and Heather Alicia Simms
The Frasier family hasn’t been the same since Braden died, and Beverly needs this dinner to be perfect. But the silverware’s wrong, the radio’s on the fritz, Keisha is late, Jasmine is drinking, Dayton isn’t helping, and Mama won’t come downstairs.
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Off-Broadway: Roundabout Theatre Company/Laura Pels Theatre
Written by Lydia R. Diamond
Directed by Pam MacKinnon
Cast includes: April Matthis, Eric Berryman, Harvy Blanks, Phillip James Brannon, Daniel J. Bryant, Jonathan Burke, Toney Goins, Kenn E. Head, and Ezra Knight
Toni Stone is an encyclopedia of baseball stats. She’s got a great arm. And she doesn’t understand why she can't play with the boys. Featuring a bullpen of players crossing age, race and gender to portray all supporting roles,Toni Stone is a vibrant play about staying in the game, playing hard, playing smart and playing your own way.
Closing Sunday, August 18, 2019
THE CHER SHOW
Broadway: Neil Simon Theatre
Book by Rick Elice
Music and Lyrics by Various
Directed by Jason Moore
Choreographed by Christopher Gattelli
Cast includes: Stephanie J. Block, Teal Wicks, Micaela Diamond, Jarrod Spector, Michael Berresse, Michael Campayno, Matthew Hydzik, and Emily Skinner
For six straight decades, only one unstoppable force has flat-out dominated popular culture — breaking down barriers, pushing boundaries, and letting nothing and no one stand in her way. The Cher Show is the Tony Award-winning musical of her story, and it’s packed with so much Cher that it takes three women to play her: the kid starting out, the glam pop star, and the icon.
Broadway: Broadway Theatre
Book by Jack Thorne
Music by Marius de Vries and Eddie Perfect
Lyrics by Eddie Perfect
Directed and Choreographed by Drew McOnie
Cast includes: Christiani Pitts, Eric William Morris, and Erik Lochtefeld
Based on the 1932 novel, the stage production of King Kong is a contemporary take on the classic tale of beauty and the beast. The story follows a young actress, Ann Darrow, and a maverick filmmaker, Carl Denham, as they voyage from the bustling streets of 1930s New York to an uncharted island to capture the world's greatest wonder. At the center of this 21st-century reimagining: a 20-foot high, 2,000-pound gorilla brought to life by a team of seamlessly integrated artists and technicians. King Kong is a larger-than-life encounter with a legend that's always been too big to contain.
PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL
Broadway: Nederlander Theatre
Book by Garry Marshall & J.F. Lawton
Music and Lyrics by Bryan Adams & Jim Vallance
Directed and Choreographed by Jerry Mitchell
Cast includes: Samantha Barks, Andy Karl, Eric Anderson, Charlie Pollock, Kingsley Leggs, and Orfeh
Based on the hit film, Pretty Women is a modern Cinderella story. A businessman hires an escort to spend the weekend with him, but before long, the two learn that their connection goes beyond a simple transaction.
PUFFS, OR: SEVEN INCREASINGLY EVENTFUL YEARS AT A CERTAIN SCHOOL OF MAGIC AND MAGIC
Off-Broadway: New World Stages Stage V
Written by Matt Cox
Directed by Kristin McCarthy Parker
Cast includes: Chrissy Albanese, Madeleine Bundy, Anna Dart, Alex Haynes, Reginald Keith Jackson, Sonia Mena, Andy Miller, Zac Moon, Keith Rubin, Ryan Wesley Stinnett, and Stephen Stout
For seven years a certain boy wizard went to a certain Wizard School and conquered evil. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs... who just happened to be there too. A tale for anyone who has never been destined to save the world.
Closing Saturday, August 24, 2019
WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME
Broadway: Helen Hayes Theatre
Written by Heidi Schreck
Directed by Oliver Butler
Cast includes: Heidi Schreck, Mike Iveson, Rosdely Ciprian, and Thursday Williams
Fifteen-year-old Heidi Schreck earned her college tuition money by winning Constitutional debate competitions across the United States. In her boundary-breaking new play, the Obie Award winner resurrects her teenage self in order to trace the profound relationship between four generations of women in her own family and the founding document that dictated their rights and citizenship.
Closing Sunday, October 27, 2019
BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
Broadway: Stephen Sondheim Theatre
Book by Douglas McGrath
Music and Lyrics by Carole King & Gerry Goffin and Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil
Directed by Marc Bruni
Choreographed by Josh Prince
Cast includes: Vanessa Carlton, Evan Todd, Jessica Keenan Wynn, Ben Jacoby, Andrew Kober, and Liz Larsen
Beautiful tells the story of Carole King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history.
Closing Sunday, January 5, 2020
Broadway: Brooks Atkinson Theatre
Book by Jessie Nelson
Music and Lyrics by Sara Bareilles
Directed by Diane Paulus
Choreograped by Lorin Latarro
Cast includes: Shoshana Bean, Charity Angel Dawson, Caitlin Houlahan, Mark Evans, Ben Thompson, Larry Marshall, Benny Elledge, and Noah Galvin
Jenna, a waitress and expert pie maker, is stuck in a small town and a loveless marriage. When a baking contest in a nearby county offers her a chance at escape, Jenna must weigh her commitments against a rare shot at freedom and recognition. Her customers, co-workers, and the town’s handsome new doctor all offer her conflicting recipes for happiness but Jenna must ultimately decide for herself.
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