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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, January 29, 2023

HEAVEN
Off-Broadway: 59E59 Theaters
Written by Eugene O'Brien
Directed by Jim Culleton
Cast Includes Andrew Bennet, Janet Moran

Set in County Offaly, Ireland during the weekend of a local wedding, guests Mairead and Mal are struggling to keep their marriage together. Perhaps attending a wedding will help, or it might raise questions that are difficult to answer.

THE PIANO LESSON
Broadway: Ethel Barrymore Theatre
Written by August Wilson
Directed by LaTanya Richardson Jackson
Cast Includes Samuel L. Jackson, John David Washington, Danielle Brooks, Michael Potts, Ray Fisher, Trai Byers, April Matthis, Jurnee Swan, Nadia Daniel

A battle is brewing in the Charles household. At the center lies the family’s prized heirloom piano. On one side, a brother plans to build the family fortune by selling it. On the other, a sister will go to any length to keep it and preserve the family history. Only their uncle stands in between. But even he can’t hold back the ghosts of the past.

Closing Sunday, February 5, 2023

TAKE ME OUT
Broadway: Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre
Written by Richard Greenberg
Directed by Scott Ellis
Cast Includes Julian Cihi, Hiram Delgado, Brandon J. Dirden, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Bill Heck, Carl Lundstedt, Ken Marks, Michael Oberholtzer, Eduardo Ramos, Tyler Lansing Weaks, Jesse Wiliams

Tony Award winner Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family) and Tony nominee Jesse Williams (Grey's Anatomy) return to their roles in the Tony-winning Best Revival of Richard Greenberg's Take Me Out for a limited Broadway engagement of 14 weeks only.

Closing Friday, February 10, 2022

KATE
Off-Broadway: Connelly Theatre
Written by Kate Berlant
Directed by Bo Burnham
Cast Includes Kate Berlant

In her acclaimed one-woman show, Kate Berlant explores the events of her life that have brought her to this moment. Embodying many characters in this tour de force performance, she expertly morphs before our eyes and exposes a truth she has, until now, kept hidden.

Closing Saturday, February 11, 2022

THE COLLABORATION
Broadway: Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
Written by Anthony McCarten
Directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah
Cast Includes Paul Bettany, Jeremy Pope, Krysta Rodriguez, Erik Jensen

Warhol. Basquiat. Electric, eccentric, polar opposites... together, for the first time in the most unlikely partnership the art world has ever seen. Paul Bettany (The Avengers, "WandaVision," “A Very British Scandal”) and Jeremy Pope (Choir Boy, Ain’t Too Proud, “Hollywood”) star in the thrilling American premiere of the London sensation.

GREAT EXPECTATIONS
Off-Broadway: Greenwich House Theater
Written by Charles Dickens
Adaptation by Mark Izzard
Directed by Selina Cadell
Cast Includes Eddie Izzard

Closing Sunday, February 12, 2023

THE IMMORTAL JELLYFISH GIRL
Off-Broadway: 59E59 Theaters
Written by Kirjan Waage, Gwendolyn Warnock
Directed by Kirjan Waage, Gwendolyn Warnock

The year is 2555: large swaths of the earth’s surface are considered dead zones and global extinction has begun. Yet in this age of loneliness and destruction there is still hope…

Closing Sunday, February 19, 2023

BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY
Broadway: Helen Hayes Theatre
Written by Stephen Adly Guirgis
Directed by Austin Pendleton
Cast Includes Victor Almanzar, Elizabeth Canavan, Rosal Colón, Liza Colón-Zayas, Common, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Michael Rispoli

City Hall is demanding more than his signature, the landlord wants him out, the liquor store is closed — and the Church won’t leave him alone. For ex-cop and recent widower Walter “Pops” Washington and his recently paroled son Junior, the struggle to hold on to one of the last great rent stabilized apartments on Riverside Drive collides with old wounds, sketchy new houseguests, and a final ultimatum in this Pulitzer Prize-winning dark comedy from Stephen Adly Guirgis. For Pops and Junior, it seems the old days are dead and gone — after a lifetime living Between Riverside and Crazy.

Closing Sunday, February 26, 2023

LUCY
Off-Broadway: Minetta Lane Theatre
Written by Erica Schmidt
Directed by Erica Schmidt
Cast Includes Brooke Bloom, Lynn Collins, Charlotte Surak

Ashling is a professional nanny with warmth, experience, and a sunny attitude. But from the moment Mary hires her to look after her young daughter and infant son, things start feeling a little off.

THE SMUGGLER
Off-Broadway: Irish Repertory Theatre
Written by Ronán Noone
Directed by Conor Bagley
Cast Includes Michael Mellamphy

It’s 2023. Tim Finnegan is an Irish immigrant trying to make it as a writer on Amity, an affluent summer colony in Massachusetts, where tensions flare between the migrant and local communities after a fatal car crash. When he loses his job as a bartender, Tim gets drawn into the dark underbelly of the island. The Smuggler examines how far one man will go to restore his self-respect and asks the question, “What does it mean to be an American citizen?”

Closing Sunday, March 5, 2023

CORNELIA STREET
Off-Broadway: Atlantic Theater Company / Stage 2
Book by Simon Stephens
Music and Lyrics by Mark Eitzel
Directed by Neil Pepe
Cast Includes George Abud, Norbert Leo Butz, Esteban Andres Cruz, Gizel Jiménez, Jordan Lage, Kevyn Morrow, Mary Beth Peil, Ben Rosenfeld, Lena Pepe

In a back street in the West Village, Jacob Towney tries to save the restaurant that has been his home for longer than he can remember and release his daughter to the life he dreams she can have. His place is a home for the odd ghosts of the village. It is out of place and out of time and running out of luck.

STRANGER SINGS! THE PARODY MUSICAL
Off-Broadway: Playhouse 46 At St. Luke's
Book, Music, and Lyrics by Jonathan Hogue
Directed by Nick Flatto
Cast Includes Jamir Brown, Jeremiah Garcia, Caroline Huerta, Jeffrey Laughrun, Garrett Poladian, Harley Seger, SLee, Shawn W. Smith, Jean Christian Barry, Dashiell Gregory, Hannah Clarke Levine

Stranger Sings! The Parody Musical is a wild and irreverent send-up of the hit Netflix series and all its campy 80’s glory. Join Mike, Eleven, Lucas, Dustin, and the whole Hawkins gang for a night of adventure, thrills, indulgent pop culture references, pubescent angst, heavy synth, poor parenting, convoluted love triangles, cheap effects, singing monsters, and maybe, just maybe, justice for everyone’s favorite missing ginger, Barb Holland.

Closing Sunday, March 12, 2023

ENDGAME
Off-Broadway: Irish Repertory Theatre
Written by Samuel Beckett
Directed by Ciarán O’Reilly
Cast Includes Bill Irwin, John Douglas Thompson, Joe Grifasi, Patrice Johnson

In Samuel Beckett's existential tragicomedy, Hamm, who is unable to stand, and his servant Clov, who cannot sit, wait in a room, outside of which there seems to be nothing at all, joined only by Hamm's parents, Nagg and Nell, who live in dustbins.

Closing Sunday, March 19, 2023

ELYRIA
Off-Broadway: Atlantic Theater Company / Linda Gross Theater
Written by Deepa Purohit
Directed by Awoye Timpo
Cast Includes Sanskar Agarwal, Nilanjana Bose, Sanjit De Silva, Mohit Gautam, Gulshan Mia, Bhavesh Patel, Mahima Saigal, Khyati Sehgal, Omar Shafiuzzaman

1982. Elyria, Ohio: Two mothers collide 20 years, 2 continents, and 2 oceans after making a deal of a lifetime, forcing them to face the knots of the past and the uncertainty of their inextricably linked future.

THE SIGN IN SIDNEY BRUSTEIN'S WINDOW
Off-Broadway: Brooklyn Academy Of Music
Written by Lorraine Hansberry
Directed by Anne Kauffman
Cast Includes Oscar Isaac, Rachel Brosnahan

Set in 1960s Greenwich Village, Hansberry paints a portrait of the couple's marriage, and their progressive circle of friends whose ideals do not always match reality. Will those ideals, which Sidney clings to, cost the couple their marriage?

Closing Saturday, March 25, 2023

LOVE
Off-Broadway: Park Avenue Armory
Written by Alexander Zeldin
Directed by Alexander Zeldin

This powerful piece of drama—written after a years-long process of community collaboration and immersion, personal interviews, and first-hand accounts—draws attention to the cracks in the welfare system when several families are brought together in a shelter in the lead up to Christmas. The audience is invited to step inside their reality and bear witness to some of the touching, humorous, and profoundly human instances of their combined existence.

Closing Sunday, March 26, 2023

THE BEST WE COULD (a family tragedy)
Off-Broadway: Manhattan Theatre Club - Stage I
Written by Emily Feldman
Directed by Daniel Aukin
Cast Includes Aya Cash, Brian D. Coats, Maureen Sebastian, Constance Shulman, Fank Wood

A daughter’s road trip with her father becomes a theatrical journey across more than just state lines.

black odyssey
Off-Broadway: Classic Stage Company
Written by Marcus Gardley
Directed by Stevie Walker-Webb
Cast Includes James T. Alfred, Tẹmídayọ Amay, Harriett D. Foy, Marcus Gladney Jr., Sean Boyce Johnson, Adrienne C. Moore, Keith Randolph Smith, Lance Coadie Williams, D. Woods

This vibrant reimagining of the Odysseus saga is set in modern-day Harlem, telling the epic tale of Ulysses Lincoln, a soldier facing the most daunting of voyages to reunite with his family. While fate may seem in control of Ulysses’ destiny, his ancestors and their buried history will help guide his journey home.

DARK DISABLED STORIES
Off-Broadway: Public Theater
Written by Ryan J. Haddad
Directed by Jordan Fein
Cast Includes Ryan J. Haddad, Dickie Hearts, Alejandra Ospina

Ryan J. Haddad’s newest autobiographical play is a series of unforgiving vignettes about the strangers he encounters while navigating a city (and a world) not built for his walker and cerebral palsy.

THE HARDER THEY COME
Off-Broadway: Public Theater
Book by Suzan-Lori Parks
Music and Lyrics by Jimmy Cliff
Directed by Tony Taccone
Cast Includes Jeannette Bayardelle, Shawn Bowers, Andrew Clarke, Jamal Christopher Douglas, Dana Marie Ingraham, Dominique Johnson, Chelsea-Ann Jones, Dudney Joseph Jr, Dwight Xavier Leslie, Morgan McGhee, Meecah, Jacob Ming-Trent, Alysha Morgan, Ken Robinson, Housso Semon

The Harder They Come tells the story of Ivan, a young singer who arrives in Kingston, Jamaica, eager to become a star. After falling in love and cutting a record deal with a powerful music mogul, Ivan soon learns that the game is rigged, and as he becomes increasingly defiant, he finds himself in a battle that threatens not only his life, but the very fabric of Jamaican society.

Closing Friday, March 31, 2023

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
Off-Broadway: Theatre at St. Clement's
Written by Tennessee Williams
Directed by Joe Rosario
Cast Includes Courtney Henggeler, Matt de Rogatis, Frederick Weller, Adam Dodway, Christine Copley, Milton Elliott, Jim Kempner

An American classic, Tennessee Williams’ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is set in the sweltering Mississippi Delta where Brick and his wife Maggie “the Cat” are celebrating the birthday of Brick’s father, Big Daddy. But Big Daddy is disturbed and disappointed by the tempestuous relationship between his prized son Brick, an aging football hero who is desperately trying to escape reality, and the beautiful and feisty Maggie. As the hot summer evening unfolds, the veneer of Southern gentility slips away, and long-hidden truths emerge in this powerful, not to be missed, Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece.

Closing Sunday, April 2, 2023

DAVID BLAINE PRESENTS ASI WIND'S INNER CIRCLE
Off-Broadway: The Judson Theatre
Created by David Blaine

Enter Asi Wind’s Inner Circle—the most intimate magic show you have ever experienced. The moment you enter the theatre space, you become a part of the show. The unique setting intensifies the performance and creates a logic-defying experience that goes beyond magic. Audiences are not only witnesses to the magic; they become the magic itself. It is exhilarating, mysterious and hilarious. Now is the chance to join Asi Wind’s unforgettable Inner Circle.

THE WANDERERS
Off-Broadway: Roundabout Theatre Company - Laura Pels Theatre
Written by Anna Ziegler
Directed by Barry Edelstein
Cast Includes Katie Holmes, Sarah Cooper, Lucy Freyer, Dave Klasko, Eddie Kaye Thomas

Orthodox Jews Esther and Schmuli are newly married, and their future is written in the laws of the Torah. Secular Jew Abe is a famous novelist who believes he can write his own future…until an unexpected email from a movie star puts his marriage to the test and threatens to prove him wrong.

Closing Sunday, April 16, 2023

THE COAST STARLIGHT
Off-Broadway: Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater
Written by Keith Bunin
Directed by Tyne Rafaeli
Cast Includes Mia Barron, Camila Canó-Flavià, Rhys Coiro, Will Harrison, Jon Norman Schneider, Michelle Wilson

A young man armed with a secret that can land him in terrible trouble boards the Coast Starlight, the long-distance train that runs from Los Angeles to Seattle. With the help of his fellow travelers, all of whom are reckoning with their own choices, he has roughly one thousand miles to figure out a way forward.

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
Broadway: Majestic Theatre
Book by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Richard Stilgoe
Lyrics by Charles Hart
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Directed by Harold Prince
Cast Includes Jeremy Stolle, Ted Keegan, Emilie Kouatchou, Julia Udine, John Riddle, Raquel Suarez Groen, Nehal Joshi, Scott Mikita, Craig Bennett, Maree Johnson, Carlton Moe, Sara Esty

The longest-running show in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera debuted in 1988, winning seven Tony Awards® including Best Musical. Based on Gaston Leroux’s horror novel, it tells the enticing story of the Phantom, who haunts the stage of the Paris Opera and subsequently falls in love with a beautiful young soprano. Audiences are in for a thrilling night at the theater to see this timeless tale, accompanied by an unforgettable musical score.

Closing Sunday, April 30, 2023

WITHOUT YOU
Off-Broadway: New World Stages Stage 1
Written by Anthony Rapp
Directed by Stephen Maler
Cast Includes Anthony Rapp

Based on Anthony Rap's best-selling memoir of the same name, Without You features music from Jonathan Larson's Rent along with original songs by Rapp, David Matos, and Joe Pisapia. The show picks up as Rapp, broke and working at Starbucks, gets an audition for a new rock opera, going on to tell the story of the early days of the landmark musical.




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

 
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