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?

With the start of a new season, Broadway and Off-Broadway theatres will see turnover in the coming months. 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, October 22, 2017

Broadway: Belasco Theatre
Written by Michael Moore
Directed by Michael Mayer
Cast includes: Michael Moore
Can a Broadway show take down a sitting President? Well, it's time to find out. In a time like no other in American history, and with a sense of urgency like never-before, Academy Award-winning filmmaker, best-selling author and political icon Michael Moore comes to Broadway for the first time in an exhilarating, subversive one-man show guaranteed to take audiences on a ride through the United States of Insanity, explaining once and for all how the f*** we got here, and where best to dine before crossing with the Von Trapp family over the Canadian border.

To purchase The Terms of My Surrender tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!

Off-Broadway: Classic Stage Company
Written by William Shakespeare
Original Music by Stephen Schwartz
Directed by John Doyle
Cast includes: Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Noah Brody, Ellen Burstyn, Hannah Cabell, André De Shields, Cass Morgan, Leenya Rideout, David Samuel, Kyle Scatliffe, Bob Stillman
CSC Artistic Director John Doyle and Tony Award-winning composer Stephen Schwartz bring Shakespeare’s pastoral romance–with its lovers in disguise, troubadours in trouble, and some of Shakespeare’s most beloved characters–to life in this transporting production.

To purchase As You Like It tickets, click here. For discount tickets, click here!

Off-Broadway: Cherry Lane Theatre
Written by Scott Carter
Directed by Kimberly Scott
Cast includes: Duane Boutté, Michael Laurence, and Thom Sesma
A founding father, a Victorian novelist and a Russian revolutionary walk into a...stop me if you’ve heard this one. Thomas Jefferson (yes that one), Charles Dickens (the very same) and Count Leo Tolstoy (who else?) are brought together in a blistering battle of wits for the ages.

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

Closing Sunday, October 29, 2017

Broadway: Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
Musical revue with a book by David Thompson
Directed by Hal Prince and Susan Stroman
Cast includes: Chuck Cooper, Janet Dacal, Bryonha Marie Parham, Emily Skinner, Brandon Uranowitz, Kaley Ann Voorhees, Michael Xavier, Tony Yazbeck
Harold Prince is a legend in the American theatre—the acclaimed director and producer behind a long list of America’s most iconic musicals and the winner of a staggering, record-breaking 21 Tony Awards. Now, he's bringing together six decades of magical moments in a new musical event, Prince of Broadway. This thrilling night of theatre includes hits from such celebrated musicals as West Side Story, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Fiddler on the Roof, Cabaret, Evita, Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, The Phantom of the Opera and more, in an unforgettable tribute to an unmatched Broadway career. The show features original songs, musical supervision, arrangements, and orchestrations by three-time Tony winner Jason Robert Brown (The Bridges of Madison County); book by two-time Tony nominee David Thompson (The Scottsboro Boys); co-direction and choreography by five-time Tony winner Susan Stroman (The Producers); and direction by Prince himself.

To purchase Prince of Broadway tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!

Off Broadway: York Theatre
Written by David Friedman and Peter Kellogg
Directed by Bill Castellino
Cast Includes: Emma Degerstedt, Gary Marachek, Lauren Molina, Conor Ryan, Peter Saide, and Nick Wyman
In 1890, in a lawless territory out west, Johnny Blood, a hot-tempered young cowboy, finds himself sentenced to hang for killing a man in a bar fight. His sister, a novice nun in a nearby mission, is persuaded to plead with a corrupt governor to spare her brother's life. The governor promises to pardon Johnny if his sister, the Sister, will 'do his bidding' for the night. Adding to the hilarious complications are a hard-bitten sheriff, a voluptuous saloon girl and a priest who reads Nietzsche.

To Purchase Desperate Measures tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here.

Off-Broadway: New York Theatre Workshop
Written by Amy Herzog
Directed by Anne Kauffman
Cast includes: Liza Colón-Zayas, Carrie Coon, Danaya Esperanza, Susan Pourfar, Brenda Wehle
Following 2013’s Belleville, named one of the best plays of the year by the New York Times, Pulitzer Prize finalist Amy Herzog and two-time Obie Award winner director Anne Kauffman, return to New York Theatre Workshop with MARY JANE. During a rain-drenched summer in New York City, an indefatigable single mother navigates the mundane, shattering and sublime aspects of caring for a chronically sick child. MARY JANE is produced in association with Yale Repertory Theatre where it was commissioned and received its world premiere in April 2017.

To purchase Mary Jane tickets, click here.

Closing Sunday, November 5, 2017

Broadway: Nederlander Theatre
Written by Scott Frankel, Doug Wright, Michael Korie
Directed by Michael Greif
Cast includes: Christine Ebersole, Patti LuPone
Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden defined beauty standards for the first half of the 20th Century. Brilliant innovators with humble roots, both were masters of self-invention who sacrificed everything to become the country’s first major female entrepreneurs. They were also fierce competitors, whose 50-year tug-of-war would give birth to an industry. From Fifth Avenue society to the halls of Congress, their remarkable rivalry was ruthless, relentless and legendary—pushing both women to build international empires in a world dominated by men.

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

Off-Broadway: Westside Theatre (upstairs)
Written by Drew Broady and Bobby Goldman
Directed by Peter Flynn
Cast includes: Nancy Opel, Andrea Bianchi, Aisha de Haas, Elizabeth Ward Land, Ken Land, Alan Muraoka, and Chris Shyer
The exploits of a fifty-something widow whose adventures in the least expected places reveal unexpected truths about life, love, survival and sex.

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

THE RED SHOES (First performance: October 26, 2017)
Off-Broadway: New York City Center
Conceived and Directed by Matthew Bourne
Cast Includes: Sam Archer, Cordelia Braithwaite, Marcelo Gomes, Sara Mearns, Dominic North, Ashley Shaw
A beloved fairy tale and Academy Award-winning movie, The Red Shoes has seduced audiences and inspired generations of dancers with its story of obsession, possession, and one girl’s dream to be the greatest dancer in the world. Matthew Bourne’s first new production in four years, The Red Shoes had sold-out runs in London and across the UK, making this smash hit one of the most anticipated tickets in New York City this fall.

To purchase The Red Shoes tickets, click here.

Off-Broadway: Playwrights Horizons
Written by Max Posner
Directed by David Cromer
Cast includes: Marinda Anderson, Pun Bandhu, Deanna Dunagan and Peter Friedman
Ida Armstrong is broke, lonely, and fading fast. And she’s spending all of her children’s money, forcing her son to assume the unwanted role of The Treasurer: an arrangement that becomes untenable the more he questions his devotion to her.

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

Closing Sunday, November 12, 2017

Off-Broadway: Public Theatre/Luesther Hall
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by John Collins
Cast Includes: Rinne Groff, Lindsay Hockaday, Maggie Hoffman, Mike Iveson, Vin Knight, April Matthis, Gavin Price, Greig Sargeant, Scott Shepherd, Pete Simpson, and Susie Sokol
With athletic theatricality and Marx-Brothers-inspired slapstick, the Elevator Repair Service ensemble brings exciting new life to this story of impossible moral choices in 17th-century Vienna. Radical experiments with speed set the play’s combination of the comically absurd and the tragically serious in stark relief, and deliver a remarkable new show that marries the company’s unique performance style with the Bard’s exquisitely lyrical language.

To Purchase Measure for Measure tickets, click here.

Closing Sunday, November 19, 2017

BRIGADOON (First Performance: November 15, 2017)
Off-Broadway: New York City Center
Written by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe
Directed by Christopher Wheeldon
Cast Includes: Kelli O'Hara, Patrick Wilson, Asif Mandvi, Stephanie J. Block, and Robert Fairchild
The magical Scottish town of Brigadoon is visible only one day every 100 years. But this time, on that day, an American tourist falls in love with a local lassie. Will he return to his old life, or follow his heart into the mist? The score includes "Come to Me, Bend to Me," "The Heather on the Hill" and "Almost Like Being in Love." After the success of Brigadoon, Lerner and Loewe went on to write My Fair Lady, Camelot, and the movie musical Gigi.

To purchase Brigadoon tickets, click here.

Closing Sunday, November 26, 2017

Broadway: American Airlines Theatre
Written by J.B. Priestley
Directed by Rebecca Taichman
Cast includes: Elizabeth McGovern, Steven Boyer, Anna Camp, Gabriel Ebert, Charlotte Parry, Matthew James Thomas
In 1919 Britain, Mrs. Conway is full of optimism during her daughter’s lavish twenty-first birthday celebration. The Great War is over, wealth is in the air, and the family’s dreams bubble over like champagne. Jump nineteen years into the future, though, and the Conways’ lives have transformed unimaginably.

To purchase Time and the Conways tickets, click here. For discount tickets on select performances, click here!

Off-Broadway: Roundabout Theatre Company - Black Box Theatre
Written by Jiréh Breon Holder
Directed by Margot Bordelon
Cast includes: Eboni Flowers, Hampton Fluker, Hampton Fluker, Nneka Okafor
Roundabout Underground hosts the premiere of 2016 Yale School of Drama graduate Jiréh Breon Holder’s award-winning work. Tennessee-born Holder takes us back to Nashville in the summer of 1961. The Freedom Riders are embarking on a courageous journey into the Deep South. When 20-year-old Bowzie Brandon gives up a life-changing college scholarship to join the movement, he’ll have to convince his loved ones—and himself—that shaping his country’s future might be worth jeopardizing his own.

To purchase Too Heavy for your Pocket tickets, click here.

Closing Sunday, December 3, 2017

Off-Broadway: Public Theater/Shiva Theater
Written by Luis Alfaro
Directed by Chay Yew
Cast includes: Juan Castano, Sandra Delgado, Julio Monge, Joel Perez, Brian Quijada, Reza Salazar, Juan Villa
The Oedipus tale through a contemporary lens. This epic tale begins below the Golden Gate Bridge and winds its way down California’s dusty Highway 99 heading south toward the City of Angels.

To purchase Oedipus El Ray tickets, click here.

Off-Broadway: Public Theater/Martinson Hall
Written by Julia Cho
Directed by Neel Keller
Cast includes: Gregory Keller, Su Jean Kim, Ki Hong, Adeola Role
He sits in the back of the classroom, wearing dark glasses, a baseball cap pulled down low…never speaking. His creative writing assignments are violent, twisted—and artless. He scares the other students. He scares the teachers. The kid is trouble. Or is he just mixed up, using his writing to vent, provoke, maybe even protect himself? Gina is the only teacher willing to get close. But at what risk?

To purchase Office Hour tickets, click here.

Closing Sunday, December 10, 2017

ILLYRIA (First Performance: October 22, 2017)
Off-Broadway: Public Theater/Anspacher Theater
Written and Directed by Richard Nelson
Cast includes: Will Brill, Kristen Connolly, Blake DeLong, Emma Duncan, Naian González Norvind, Fran Kranz, John Magaro, John Sanders, and Max Woertendyke
It is 1958, and New York City is in the midst of a major building boom; a four-lane highway is planned for the heart of Washington Square; Carnegie Hall is designated for demolition; entire neighborhoods on the West Side are leveled to make room for a new “palace of art.” And a young Joe Papp and his colleagues face betrayals, self-inflicted wounds and anger from the city’s powerful elite as they continue their free Shakespeare productions in Central Park. From the creator of the most celebrated family plays of the last decade, comes a drama about a different kind of family – one held together by the simple and incredibly complicated belief that the theater, and the city, belongs to all of us.

To purchase Illyria tickets, click here.

Off-Broadway: Public Theater/Newman Theater
Written by Nia Vardalos, Based on the Book by Cheryl Strayed
Directed by Thomas Kail
Cast includes: Teddy Cañez, Ceci Fernandez, DeLance Minefee, Hubert Point- Du Juour, Nia Vardalos, Natalie Woolams- Torres
In this play based on the book Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed, Sugar is an anonymous online advice columnist—later revealed to be Strayed—who thousands of people have turned to for words of wisdom, honesty and hope. At first unsure of herself, Sugar finds a way to weave her own life experiences together with the deep yearning and real problems of her readers, creating a beloved column about the monstrous beauty, endless dark and glimmering light at the heart of being human.

To purchase Tiny Beautiful Things tickets, click here.

Closing Saturday, December 30, 2017

Broadway: Neil Simon Theatre
Written by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Directed by Trevor Nunn
Cast includes: Mamie Paris, Tyler Hanes
Based on T.S. Eliot’s book of poems, “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats,” Cats immerses the audience in the world of nocturnal “Jellicle Cats.” Eliot’s poems are brought to life as the felines dance and sing about their unique characteristics before gathering for the Jellicle Ball at which one among them is chosen to ascend to the supernatural “Heaviside Layer.”

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

Closing Sunday, January 14, 2018

Broadway: Broadway Theatre
Written By Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schönberg and Richard Maltby Jr.
Directed by Laurence Connor
Cast includes: Jon Jon Briones, Eva Noblezada, Alistair Brammer
Direct from its smash London run, Cameron Mackintosh's stunning new production of Boublil and Schönberg's legendary musical Miss Saigon lands is back on Broadway with its acclaimed stars Jon Jon Briones, Eva Noblezada, and Alistair Brammer.

To Purchase Miss Saigon tickets, click here! For discounts on select performances, click here!

Closing Sunday, May 6, 2018

Off-Broadway: Daryl Roth Theatre
Opened: April 12, 2017
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!

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

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