Last Chance: What's Closing This Week

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Here's's weekly "Last Chance" reminder to catch Broadway, Off-Broadway and world-premiere productions before they take a final bow.

Concluding Sunday, Sept. 6

On The Town (Broadway at the Lyric Theatre) On The Town, featuring music by Leonard Bernstein and a book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, is described as such: "The Bronx is up, the Battery's down, and three sailors are hoping to get just a little bit lucky on their one day of leave in the Big Apple. From the Brooklyn Navy Yard and Coney Island to Times Square and Carnegie Hall, On The Town zigzags through New York City as the sailors and the three high-spirited young women they meet chase love, dreams, and each other during an unforgettable day in the city that never sleeps." For more information, click here.

John (Off-Broadway at the Irene Diamond Stage) John is a new drama written by Annie Baker. It is described as such: "The week after Thanksgiving. A Bed & Breakfast in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. A cheerful innkeeper. A young couple struggling to stay together. Thousands of inanimate objects, watching." For more information, click here.

Concluding Monday, Sept. 7

The Odyssey (Off-Broadway at the Delacorte Theater) The Odyssey is a musical with music, lyrics and a book by Todd Almond. It was conceived by Lear deBessonet and is based on Homer's play. The show is described as such: "Inspired by the historical pageantry movement of the early 1900s - known for blending mass spectacle with community engagement - the musical reimagines the Greek epic with Public Works' signature blend of professional actors, community members and special guests. Man-eating Cyclops, a sorceress that turns sailors to beasts, and the deadly sweet song of the Sirens explode onto the stage with dance in this musical about finding your way home - no matter where fate may lead you." For more information, click here.

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