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Last Chance: Broadway & Off- Broadway Closings

Closing Sunday, August 19, 2018

CARMEN JONES
Off-Broadway: Classic Stage Company
Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Music by Georges Bizet
Directed by John Doyle
Cast includes: Anika Noni Rose, David Aron Damane, Erica Dorfler, Clifton Duncan, Andrea Jones-Sojola, Justin Keyes, Lindsay Roberts, Soara-Joye Ross, Lawrence E. Street, and Tramell Tillman

As the Second World War rages, parachute maker Carmen Jones wages her own quarrel involving an airman and a boxer. Using the score from Georges Bizet’s opera Carmen, this adaptation by Oscar Hammerstein II resets the story with an all African-American cast, and is the first major New York revival since its debut on Broadway 75 years ago.

THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND
Off-Broadway: New York Theatre Workshop
Written by Marcus Gardley
Directed by Lileana Blain Cruz
Cast includes: Joniece Abbott-Pratt, Juliana Canfield, Harriett D. Foy, Lynda Gravátt, Nedra McClyde, Marie Thomas, and Michelle Wilson
Set in 1836 New Orleans where free women of color are permitted to enter into common-law marriages with wealthy white men. The home and life that Beartrice has built for herself and three daughters, on a foundation of money, freedom and secrets, threatens to collapse after her husband mysteriously dies.

IN & OF ITSELF
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.

MARY PAGE MARLOWE
Off-Broadway: Second Stage Theatre
Written by Tracy Letts
Directed by Lila Neugebauer
Cast includes: David Aaron Baker, Blair Brown, Kayli Carter, Audrey Corsa, Marcia DeBonis, Nick Dillenburg, Ryan Foust, Tess Frazer, Emma Geer, Grace Gummer, Mia Sinclair Jenness, Brian Kerwin, Tatiana Maslany, Kellie Overbey, Susan Pourfar, Maria Elena Ramirez, Elliot Villar, and Gary Wilmes
If you looked back on eleven moments from your life, would you recognize yourself, or would you see a stranger? Mary Page Marlowe is a seemingly ordinary accountant from Ohio who has experienced pain and joy, success and failure. In this sweeping but intimate play, Tracy Letts gives us a haunting portrait of a complex woman, demonstrating how a series of forgotten moments can add up to one memorable life.

TWELFTH NIGHT
Off-Broadway: The Public Theater/Delacorte Theater
Written by William Shakespeare
Concept by Kwame Kwei-Armah and Shaina Taub
Music and Lyrics by Shaina Taub
Directed by Oskar Eustis and Kwame Kwei-Armah
Cast includes: Kim Blanck, Ato Blankson-Wood, Lori Brown-Niang, Troy Anthony, Nanya-Akuki Goodrich, JW Guido, Daniel Hall, Shuler Hensley, Javier Ignacio, Nikki M. James, Jonathan Jordan, Andrew Kober, Patrick J. O’Hare, and Shaina Taub
Professional artists and two rotating ensembles of community members from all five boroughs will perform together on the Delacorte stage in this enchanting comedy about Viola, a young heroine who washes up on the shores of Illyria, disguises herself as a man, is sent to court a countess, and falls in love with a Duke.


Closing Saturday, August 25, 2018

HELLO, DOLLY!
Broadway: Shubert Theatre
Book by Michael Stewart
Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Directed by Jerry Zaks
Choreographed by Warren Carlyle
Cast includes: Bette Midler, David Hyde Pierce, Victor Garber, Gavin Creel, Kate Baldwin, Charlie Stemp, Molly Griggs, Will Burton, Alli Mauzey, Melanie Moore, Kevin Ligon
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.


Closing Sunday, August 26, 2018

SKINTIGHT
Off-Broadway: Roundabout Theatre Company/Laura Pels Theatre
Written by Joshua Harmon
Directed by Daniel Aukin
Cast includes: Idina Menzel, Will Brittain, Stephen Carrasco, Eli Gelb, Cynthia Mace, and Jack Wetherall
Reeling from her ex-husband’s engagement to a much younger woman, Jodi Isaac turns to her famous fashion-designer dad for support. Instead, she finds him wrapped up in his West Village townhouse with Trey. Who’s 20. And not necessarily gay. But probably an adult film star. At least, according to Jodi’s son. Who’s also 20. And definitely gay.

SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET
Off-Broadway: Barrow Street Theatre
Book by Hugh Wheeler
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Bill Buckhurst
Cast includes: Thom Sesma, Sally Ann Triplett, Jake Boyd, Michael James Leslie, Betsy Morgan, John Rapson, Joseph Taylor, DeLaney Westfall, Daniel Berryman, Laura Darrell, Matt Leisy, Liz Pearce, Monet Sabel, Drew Seigla, and Haley Swindal
Take your seat in the middle of the action as we serve up Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s musical masterpiece about a barber, a baker and a recipe for revenge. This killer show comes to life inside a 360-degree recreation of London’s oldest working pie shop, with a talented ensemble taking to the stage—and counters and tabletops—performing all around you, and sometimes, mere inches away.


Closing Thursday, September 6, 2018

ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER
Off-Broadway: Irish Repertory Theatre
Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Music by Burton Lane
Directed and Adapted by Charlotte Moore
Cast includes: Florrie Bagel, William Bellamy, Rachel Coloff, Peyton Crim, John Cudia, Ben Davis, Melissa Errico, Caitlin Gallogly, Matt Gibson, Daisy Hobbs, and Craig Waletzko
Daisy Gamble is a woman of extrasensory talents – she sings and flowers bloom, and she always knows where you’ve placed your keys – but it’s her smoking habit that leads her to Dr. Mark Bruckner, a psychiatrist who will attempt to hypnotize her addiction away. In Daisy, Dr. Bruckner discovers the case – and perhaps the love – of his life as he unlocks Daisy’s past self, an 18th century British aristocrat named Melinda Welles.

 


Closing Sunday, September 9, 2018

STRAIGHT WHITE MEN
Broadway: Helen Hayes Theatre
Written by Young Jean Lee
Directed by Anna D. Shapiro
Cast includes: Kate Borstein, Josh Charles, Ty Defoe, Armie Hammer, Stephen Payne, and Paul Schneider
It’s Christmas Eve, and Ed has gathered his three adult sons to celebrate with matching pajamas, trash-talking, and Chinese takeout. But when a question they can’t answer interrupts their holiday cheer, they are forced to confront their own identities. Obie Award-winning playwright Young Jean Lee takes a hilariously ruthless look at the classic American father-son drama. This is one white Christmas like you’ve never seen before


Closing Sunday, September 16, 2018

CAROUSEL
Broadway: Imperial Theatre
Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Music by Richard Rodgers
Directed by Jack O’Brien
Choreographed by Justin Peck
Cast includes: Joshua Henry, Jessie Mueller, Renée Fleming, Lindsay Mendez, Alexander Gemignani, Margaret Colin, John Douglas Thompson, Amar Ramasar, and Brittany Pollack
Set in a small New England factory town, Carousel describes the tragic romance between a troubled carnival barker and the woman who gives up everything for him.

SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL
Broadway: Palace Theatre
Book by Kyle Jarrow
Music and Lyrics by Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Sara Bareilles, Jonathan Coulton, Alex Ebert, The Flaming Lips, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper, Rob Hyman, John Legend, Panic! At the Disco, Plain White T’s, They Might Be Giants, T.I., Domani, Lil’C, David Bowie, Brian Eno, Andy Paley, Tom Kenny, Derek Drymon, Mark Harrison, Stephen Hillenburg, Blaise Smith & Tom Kitt
Directed by Tina Landau
Choreographed by Christopher Gattelli
Cast includes: Ethan Slater, Gavin Lee, Danny Skinner, Christina Sajous, Wesley Taylor, and Brian Ray Norris
Stakes are higher than ever before as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes center stage.

SHOW TIME! THE FIRST 100 YEARS OF THE AMERICAN MUSICAL (First performance: September 13, 2018)
Off-Broadway: York Theatre @ Saint Peter’s
Created, Written, and Performed by Ben West
Directed by Shannon Lewis
A new documentary musical, Show Time! The First 100 Years of the American Musicaltells the remarkable story of this uniquely American art form, charting its evolution from the mid-1800s thru 1999. Developed for over four years, with more than 20 archives, in more than 10 states, Show Time! features over two dozen songs in an electrifying live-action documentary, weaving live music and live performance through a narrative of world, cultural, and, primarily, theatre history.


Closing Saturday, December 15, 2018

SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY
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.


Closing Sunday, January 6, 2019

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG
Broadway: Lyceum Theatre
Written by Henry Lewis, Henry Shields, and Jonathan Sayer
Directed by Mark Bell
Cast includes: Preston Truman Boyd, Ashley Bryant, Mark Evans, Jonathan Fielding, Alex Mandell, Amelia McClain, Harrison Unger, and Akron Watson
The time is right to see The Play That Goes Wrong, the longest-running play currently on Broadway! This Olivier Award-winning comedy is a hilarious hybrid of Monty Python and Sherlock Holmes. Welcome to opening night of The Murder at Haversham Manor. Things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous, with an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can’t play dead, and actors who trip over everything—including their lines.


Closing Sunday, January 20, 2019

SCHOOL OF ROCK – THE MUSICAL
Broadway: Winter Garden Theatre
Book by Julian Fellowes
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics by Glenn Slater
Directed by Laurence Connor
Choreographed by JoAnn M. Hunter
Cast includes: Justin Collette, Analisa Leaming, Jonathan Gould, Lori Eve Marinacci, Matthew Jost, Levi Buksbazen, Montgomery Lamb, Jordan Cole, Ava Briglia, Hudson Loverro, and Layla Capers
Based on the hit film, School of Rock – The Musical is a hilarious new musical that follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn a few extra bucks by posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. There he turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band. While teaching these pint-sized prodigies what it means to truly rock, Dewey falls for the school’s beautiful, but uptight headmistress, helping her rediscover the wild child within.

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