Last Chance: Schedule of Upcoming Broadway and Off-Broadway Show Closings

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What shows are about to close in New York City?

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, April 29, 2018

Broadway: Broadway Theatre
Cast includes: Rob Evan, Chole Lowery, Tony Vincent, Kimberly Nichole, Alyson Cambridge, Pat Monahan, Maestro Randall Craig Fleischer
Come hear the musical revolution that celebrates the fusion of the best rock songs of the past century with some of the greatest classical music ever written, featuring the works of musical innovators including Mozart, Queen, Beethoven, Journey, Handel, U2, Tchaikovsky, Pink Floyd, Heart, Rachmaninoff, Foreigner, Copland, The Who, and more. Vocalist and recording artist Rob Evan and Maestro Randall Craig Fleisher have used their extensive knowledge of both genres to find common themes, potency, and emotional resonance in the songs before fusing them together to create explosive and moving new musical arrangements, played by a five-piece rock band, a choir of 40, and an orchestra of 20.

To purchase Rocktopia tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!

Off-Broadway: Theater for the New City/Joyce and Seward Johnson Theatre
Written by Charles Busch
Directed by Carl Andress
Cast includes: Charles Busch, Nancy Anderson, Christopher Borg, Kendal Sparks, Howard McGillin, and Jennifer Van Dyck
Played against the gaudy tapestry of turn of the century California’s notorious Barbary Coast, The Confession of Lily Dare tells the story of one woman’s tumultuous passage from convent girl to glittering cabaret chanteuse to infamous madame of a string of brothels. Behind her every move lies her greatest secret, her undying devotion to the child she was forced to abandon.

To purchase The Confession of Lily Dare tickets, click here.

Off-Broadway: Brooklyn Academy of Music/Harvey Theatre
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Gregory Doran
Cast includes: Sir Antony Sher
There are Shakespeare kings, and then there is Lear—rain-raving madman, dad with daughter issues, and a role that actors wait a lifetime to play. In this bold offering from RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran and the Royal Shakespeare Company, inimitable Olivier Award-winning actor Sir Antony Sher rises to that teetering throne, giving a career-defining performance as the all-too-trusting monarch in the twilight of his sanity.

To purchase King Lear tickets, click here.

Off-Broadway: Westside Theatre Upstairs
Written by Shem Bitterman
Directed by Steve Zuckerman
Cast includes: Dan Lauria, Rupak Ginn, Carolyn McCormick
Extraordinary art must be tamed. Simon Grindberg is the world’s most illustrious children’s book writer and illustrator —but his next masterpiece is a decade overdue. Peter Chandler is a starving artist with unparalleled potential—but he doesn’t yet know his own value. The two men are thrown together by Clair Forlorni, an ambitious editor who hopes Peter’s youthful exuberance can unleash Simon’s aging genius for one final story. But creativity comes at a cost.

To purchase The Stone Witch tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!

Off-Broadway: Playwrights Horizons/Mainstage Theater
Written by Lindsey Ferrentino
Directed by Rebecca Taichman
Cast includes: Cassie Beck, Ella Kennedy Davis, Lynda Gravatt, Lucas Papaelias, and Ian Saint-Germain
At a middle school in this seaside town, the unthinkable has happened, placing a bewildered community in the national spotlight. Stuck at home in a state of shocked limbo, Julie and Zander, two thirteen-year-olds, try to make sense of the chaos they witnessed, their awkward crushes, and an infinitely more complicated future — but the grown-ups are no help at all.

To purchase This Flat Earth tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!

Closing Sunday, May 6, 2018

Off-Broadway: Lincoln Center Theater/Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater
Written by Joshua Harmon
Directed by Daniel Aukin
Cast includes: Ben Edelman, Andrew Garman, Jessica Hecht, Ann McDonough, and Sally Murphy
Sherri Rosen-Mason is head of the admissions department at a New England prep school, fighting to diversify the student body. Alongside her husband, the school's Headmaster, they've largely succeeded in bringing a stodgy institution into the twenty-first century. But when their only son sets his sights on an Ivy League university, personal ambition collides with progressive values, with convulsive results.

To purchase Admissions tickets, click here.

Closing Sunday, May 13, 2018

Broadway: Helen Hayes Theatre
Written by Kenneth Lonergan
Directed by Trip Cullman
Cast includes: Michael Cera, Chris Evans, Brian Tyree Henry, and Bel Powley
What happens when emotions come in conflict with principles, and how do choices under pressure define who we really are? The lobby of a Manhattan apartment building is much more than a waiting area for four New Yorkers involved in a murder investigation. It’s a testing ground for what happens when personal and professional personas find themselves at odds. A young security guard with big ambitions clashes with his stern boss, an intense rookie cop and her unpredictable partner in a play from the 2017 Oscar-winning writer of Manchester by the Sea.

To purchase Lobby Hero tickets, click here.

Off-Broadway: Minetta Lane Theatre
Written by David Cale
Directed by Leigh Silverman
Cast includes: Billy Crudup
A sexually charged and wickedly funny one-man thriller, Harry Clarke is the story of a shy Midwestern man leading an outrageous double life as the cocky Londoner Harry Clarke. Moving to New York City and presenting himself as an Englishman, he charms his way into a wealthy family's life as the seductive and precocious Harry, whose increasingly risky and dangerous behavior threatens to undo more than his persona.

To purchase Harry Clarke tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!

Off-Broadway: The Public Theater/Newman Theater
Book & Lyrics by Quiara Alegría Hudes
Music & Lyrics by Erin McKeown
Directed by Lear deBessonet
Choreographed by Danny Mefford
Cast includes: Danny Bolero, Andrew Cristi, Latoya Edwards, Shawna M. Hamic, Gizel Jimenez, David Patrick Kelly, Michael Mulheren, Daphne Rubin-Vega
When a whip-smart, deeply imaginative teenager agrees to take a road trip with her free-spirited Latina mother, neither can imagine where it will take them. Chance encounters with an assortment of characters along the way brings them closer to understanding what sets them apart — and what connects them forever.

To purchase Miss You Like Hell tickets, click here.

Closing Sunday, May 20, 2018

Off-Broadway: Roundabout Theatre Company/Black Box Theatre
Written by Alex Lubischer
Directed by Will Davis
Cast includes: Gabriel Brown, Sasha Diamond, Ethan Dubin, Crystal Finn, Marcus Ho, Christopher Innvar, Tyler Lea, Talene Monahon, Brian Quijada, Constance Shulman, and JD Taylor
Something unspeakable happened in the middle of a cornfield two years ago. Now, at last, the upstanding residents of Milton, Nebraska—from the cop and the nurse to the co-captains of the dance team, and even Bobbie himself—are ready to tell you their sides of the story.

To purchase Bobbie Clearly tickets, click here.

Closing Sunday, August 19, 2018

Off-Broadway: Daryl Roth Theatre
Written by Derek DelGaudio
Directed by Frank Oz
Cast includes: Derek DelGaudio
In & Of Itself explores new ways of seeing the unseeable. As memories from yesterday, inexplicable events witnessed today and secrets imagined for tomorrow are blended together, creating a perpetual paradox of a show.

To purchase In & Of Itself tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!

Closing Saturday, August 25, 2018

Broadway: Shubert Theatre
Book by Michael Stewart
Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Directed by Jerry Zaks
Choreographed by Warren Carlyle
Cast includes: Bernadette Peters, Victor Garber, Santino Fontana (through May 6), Gavin Creel (starting May 8), Kate Baldwin, Charlie Stemp, Molly Griggs, Will Burton, Alli Mauzey, Melanie Moore, Kevin Ligon
Beginning July 17, cast includes: Bette Midler and David Hyde Pierce
This Hello, Dolly!, the first new production of the classic musical to appear on Broadway since it opened more than fifty years ago, pays tribute to the work of its original director/choreographer Gower Champion, which has been hailed both then and now as one of the greatest stagings in musical theater history.

To purchase Hello, Dolly! tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!

Closing Saturday, December 15, 2018

Broadway: Walter Kerr Theatre
Written and Directed by Bruce Springsteen
Cast includes: Bruce Springsteen
After a career of more than 40 years, 20 Grammys and an Oscar, legendary musician Bruce Springsteen comes to Broadway with a solo acoustic performance. It is an intimate night with Bruce, his guitar, a piano, and his stories.

To purchase Springsteen On Broadway tickets, click here.

For a full list of currently running Broadway shows, click here.

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