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, June 2, 2019
PURE YANNI (First performance: Tuesday, May 28, 2019)
Broadway: Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
Written by Yanni
Cast includes: Yanni
For decades, Yanni has excited audiences with his dynamic live performances with the backing of a full band and orchestra. Now, for the first time on a Broadway stage, Yanni will give fans an intimate look at his songs, his writing process and his inspirations with Pure Yanni In Residence on Broadway.
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Off-Broadway: MCC Theater Space/Newman Mills Theater
Written by Aziza Barnes
Directed by Robert O'Hara
Cast includes: Marié Botha, Antoinette Crowe-Legacy, Alfie Fuller, Paige Gilbert, Chris Myers, and Coral Peña
When shit goes down, your girls show up. As sharply funny as it is poignant, BLKS introduces us to Octavia, Imani, and June—three twenty somethings in New York City hunting for intimacy and purpose in a city that doesn’t seem to care. They drink a lot. They smoke a lot. They try to have sex. A lot. When they need each other the most, the women rally to “resurrect their fly” in a day full of humorous and painful attempts to be heard through the noise that surrounds them.
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CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS
Off-Broadway: The Pershing Square Signature Center/Irene Diamond Stage
Written by Sam Shepard
Directed by Terry Kinney
Cast includes: Lizzy DeClement, Flora Diaz, Gilles Geary, Esau Pritchett, Andy Rothenberg, Maggie Siff, and David Warshofsky
Living a stagnant, unhappy existence in rural California, the struggling Tate family is desperate for change, but every family member has a different way of trying to improve their station in life.
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Off-Broadway: Soho Rep
Written by Christopher Chen
Directed by Saheem Ali
Cast includes: Andrea Abello, Purva Bedi, Yair Ben-Dor, Lizan Mitchell, K.K. Moggie, Howard W. Overshown, Linda Powell, and David Ryan Smith
A fantasia on colonialism past and present that asks the question: if Country Y occupies Country X, can someone from Country X and someone from Country Y ever form a mutual relationship?
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THE PINK UNICORN
Off-Broadway: The Episcopal Actors Guild Hall
Written by Elise Forier Edie
Directed by Amy Jones
Cast includes: Alice Ripley
Trisha Lee is a Christian widow living in a conservative Texas town. Her life is suddenly upended when her 14-year-old daughter Jolene announces she is "gender queer" and starting a chapter of the Gay and Straight Alliance at the local high school. In The Pink Unicorn, Trisha recounts her story about facing a crisis she never saw coming, at a time when transgender people and gender issues weren't even on her radar.
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POSTING LETTERS TO THE MOON
Off-Broadway: 59E59 Theater C
Compiled by Lucy Fleming
Cast includes: Lucy Fleming and Simon Williams
Posting Letters To The Moon is a romantic, funny, and touching portrait of life during the early 1940s featuring readings of wartime letters between Oscar-nominated actress Celia Johnson and her explorer and writer husband Peter Fleming (brother of James Bond creator Ian Fleming). Their daughter, Lucy Fleming, alongside her own husband, Simon Williams, reads these touching and amusing letters that tell of Celia’s experiences during the war.
Off-Broadway: The Public Theater/Martinson Hall
Written by Tim Blake Nelson
Directed by Doug Hughes
Cast includes: Dave Quay, Austin Smith, Michael Stuhlbarg, Joe Tapper, David Aaron Baker, Ro Boddie, Teagle F. Bougere, Niall Cunningham, Peter Jay Fernandez, Karl Green, Miriam A. Hyman, Robert Joy, Alan Mendez, Tom Nelis, Daniel Reece, and Lee Wilkof
This powerful new play is an intellectual thrill ride from the philosopher’s growing prominence in democratic Athens through the military and social upheavals that led to one of the most infamous executions in Western history.
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Closing Saturday, June 8, 2019
Broadway: Belasco Theatre
Written by Lee Hall
Directed by Ivo van Hove
Cast includes: Bryan Cranston, Tony Goldwyn, Tatiana Maslany, Joshua Boone, Alyssa Bresnahan, Ron Canada, Julian Elijah Martinez, Frank Wood, and Nick Wyman
Howard Beale, news anchor-man, isn’t pulling in the viewers. In his final broadcast he unravels live on screen. But when ratings soar, the network seizes on their newfound populist prophet, and Howard becomes the biggest thing on TV.
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I'M NOT A COMEDIAN...I'M LENNY BRUCE
Off-Broadway: The Box
Written by Ronnie Marmo
Directed by Joe Mangtegna
Cast includes: Ronnie Marmo
An LA Times's Critic's Choice, this look at the life and battles of the most groundbreaking and impactful comedian of all time, Lenny Bruce, not only draws from his many court battles championing the freedom of speech but also includes many of Bruce's original comedic bits and insights from his own writings, masterfully woven together by the show's creator and star, Ronnie Marmo.
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Closing Sunday, June 9, 2019
Off-Broadway: Theatre at St. Clement's
Written by Gabi Mor & Eva Mor
Directed by Michael Susko
Cast includes: Stephen Payne, Dana Watkins, Jaimi Paige, and Faiven Feshazion
Jim is an equal-opportunity racist, chauvinist, homophobe and anti-Semite. Who hates everyone who doesn’t look or think like him. Especially the two lesbians next door. His unshakable beliefs are about to be shaken up Big Time!
Closing Sunday, June 16, 2019
PROOF OF LOVE
Off-Broadway: Minetta Lane Theatre
Written by Chisa Hutchinson
Directed by Jade King Carroll
Cast includes: Brenda Pressley
Constance thought she had a happy life and a loving husband. Suddenly, a tragic accident splinters her upper-class black family—and forces Constance to face uncomfortable truths about her marriage and herself.
Closing Monday, June 17, 2019
NEWSICAL THE MUSICAL
Off-Broadway: Kirk Theatre @ Theatre Row
Book, Music, and Lyrics by Rick Crom
Directed by Mark Waldrop
Cast includes: Christine Pedi, Susan Mosher, Michael West, and Tylar Crousore
NEWSical the Musical lampoons current events, headlines, newsmakers, celebrities, and politicians. With songs and material being updated on a regular basis, composer-lyricist Rick Crom's topical musical comedy is an ever-evolving mockery of all the news that is fit to spoof!
Closing Saturday, June 22, 2019
JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK
Off-Broadway: Irish Repertory Theatre
Written by Sean O'Casey
Directed by Neil Pepe
Cast includes: Una Clancy, Terry Donnelly, Rory Duffy, Meg Hennessy, John Keating, Robert Langdon Lloyd, Ed Malone, Michael Mellamphy, Ciarán O’Reilly, Maryann Plunkett, James Russell, Harry Smith, and Sarah Street
Jack Boyle is out of work and determined to stay that way. He postures and drinks with his sidekick Joxer while his long-suffering wife Juno struggles to support their family and maintain their dilapidated tenement flat. Their son Johnny, crippled fighting in the revolution, cowers indoors to avoid the bitter new civil war, while his sister Mary considers her options for the future. When a handsome visitor arrives with news of an inheritance, the family begins to plan their new life, but their apparent salvation soon reveals itself to be the cause of their ruin.
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THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS
Off-Broadway: Irish Repertory Theatre
Written by Sean O'Casey
Directed by Charlotte Moore
Cast includes: Úna Clancy, Terry Donnelly, Rory Duffy, Meg Hennessy, John Keating, Robert Langdon Lloyd, Ed Malone, Michael Mellamphy, Clare O'Malley, Adam Petherbridge, Maryann Plunkett, James Russell, Harry Smith, and Sarah Street
Pretty young newlywed Nora Clitheroe is the talk of her tenement as she tirelessly works to lift her family out of their impoverished circumstances. She tries to keep her husband Jack from the revolutionary fervor sweeping through Dublin. But Jack becomes a Commandant in the Irish Citizen Army, and when the Easter Rising of 1916 begins, he leaves a pregnant Nora to help lead the fight. The disparate, quarrelsome tenement residents are forced to shelter together as urban warfare makes their home nearly as treacherous as the streets.
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THE SHADOW OF A GUNMAN
Off-Broadway: Irish Repertory Theater
Written by Sean O'Casey
Directed by Ciarán O'Reilly
Cast includes: Una Clancy, Terry Donnelly, Rory Duffy, Meg Hennessy, John Keating, Robert Langdon Lloyd, Ed Malone, Michael Mellamphy, James Russell, and Harry Smith
It's 1921, and the Irish War of Independence rages on the streets of Dublin as Irish revolutionaries clash with British auxiliary forces. Aspiring poet Donal Davoren tries to avoid the conflict, but when Donal learns of a rumor that he is a gunman on the run, he cannot resist the curiosity it stirs in beautiful young Minnie Powers...and he cannot escape the attention of his other neighbors. As the rumor grows, the war outside moves closer to home with tragic consequences.
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Closing Saturday, June 29, 2019
A MUSICAL ABOUT STAR WARS
Off-Broadway: Kirk Theatre @ Theatre Row
Book by Tom D'Angora, Taylor Crousore, and Scott Richard Foster
Music and Lyrics by Billy Recce
Cast includes: Taylor Crousore, Scott Richard Foster, and Emily McNamara
It’s literally a musical about Star Wars. What happens when a couple of Star Wars nerds set out to create the ultimate Star Wars musical…well, a lot of diversions and non-sequiturs happen. This is the ultimate tribute to the fandom, the legacy, and the galaxy of the greatest story ever told!
Closing Sunday, June 30, 2019
ALL MY SONS
Broadway: American Airlines Theatre
Written by Arthur Miller
Directed by Jack O'Brien
Cast includes: Annette Bening, Tracy Letts, Benjamin Walker, Francesca Carpanini, Hampton Fluker, Michael Hayden, Jenni Barber, Alexander Bello, Monte Greene, Nehal Joshi, and Chinasa Ogbuagu
In the aftermath of WWII, the Keller family struggles to stay intact and to fight for their future when a long-hidden secret threatens to emerge—forcing them to reckon with greed, denial, repentance, and post-war disenchantment across generations.
KISS ME, KATE
Broadway: Studio 54
Book by Bella Spewack and Sam Spewack
Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter
Directed by Scott Ellis
Choreographed by Warren Carlyle
Cast includes: Kelli O'Hara, Will Chase, Corbin Bleu, Terence Archie, Mel Johnson, Jr., James T. Lane, Stephanie Styles, Adrienne Walker, Tom McGowan, and John Pankow
Two divorced — and flamboyantly egocentric — performers find themselves starring opposite each other in a musical version of Taming of the Shrew in Cole Porter and Sam and Bella Spewack's tribute to the theatre, in all its greasepaint and glory.
Closing Monday, July 1, 2019
Off-Broadway: DR2 Theatre
Written by Maddie Corman
Directed by Kristin Hanggi
Cast includes: Maddie Corman
Courageous, daring, and unflinchingly honest, Accidentally Brave is an inspiring true story about discovering a new normal when everything you thought you knew comes undone. With raw vulnerability and unexpected humor, actor and playwright Maddie Corman shares her story of perseverance and hope when the unthinkable tests her marriage, family and values.
Closing Sunday, July 7, 2019
Broadway: Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
Written by Jez Butterworth
Directed by Sam Mendes
Cast includes: Fred Applegate, Emily Bergl, Ralph Brown, Holley Fain, Brian d’Arcy James, Sean Delaney, Jack DiFalco, Ethan Dubin, Fionnula Flanagan, Shuler Hensley, Terence Keeley, Matilda Lawler, Collin Kelly-Sordelet, Michael Quinton McArthur, Willow McCarthy, Ann McDonough, Julia Nightingale, and Brooklyn Shuck
Northern Ireland, 1981. The Carney farmhouse is a hive of activity with preparations for the annual harvest. A day of hard work on the land and a traditional night of feasting and celebrations lie ahead. But this year they will be interrupted by a visitor.
Broadway: Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
Written by James Graham
Directed by Rupert Goold
Cast includes: Bertie Carvel, Jonny Lee Miller, David Wilson Barnes, Bill Buell, Andrew Durand, Eden Marryshow, Colin McPhillamy, Erin Neufer, Kevin Pariseau, Rana Roy, Michael Siberry, Robert Stanton, and Tara Summers
It’s 1969 London. The brash young Rupert Murdoch purchases a struggling paper, The Sun, and sets out to make it a must-read smash which will destroy - and ultimately horrify - the competition. He brings on rogue editor Larry Lamb who in turn recruits an unlikely team of underdog reporters.
Broadway: Cort Theatre
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Sam Gold
Cast includes: Glenda Jackson, Ruth Wilson, Jayne Houdyshell, Elizabeth Marvel, Aisling O'Sullivan, Pedro Pascal, John Douglas Thompson, Sean Carvajal, Russell Harvard, Matthew Mahler, Michael Arden, Justin Cunningham, Dion Johnstone, and Ian Lassiter
In William Shakespeare's royal-family tragedy, the aging King Lear divides his estate between his three daughters, ultimately refusing his youngest and favorite her share because she won't publicly admit her love for him. The decision leads to chaos and treachery within the kingdom and madness for its monarch.
MY FAIR LADY
Broadway: Vivian Beaumont Theater
Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Music by Frederick Lowe
Directed by Bartlett Sher
Choreographed by Christopher Gattelli
Cast includes: Laura Benanti, Harry Hadden-Paton, Alexander Gemignani, Rosemary Harris, Allan Corduner, Christian Dante White, Linda Mugleston, and Clarke Thorell
My Fair Lady tells the story of Eliza Doolittle, a young Cockney flower seller, and Henry Higgins, a linguistics professor who is determined to transform her into his idea of a “proper lady.” But who is really being transformed?
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Off-Broadway: American Theatre of Actors
Written and Directed by S. Asher Gelman
Cast includes: Jimmy Brooks, Maybe Burke, Joe Chisholm, and Traci Elaine Lee
An unlikely meeting between New York City neighbors fosters a new friendship among two couples, laden with secrets. After an incident in which everything is revealed, they must all come to grips with the pieces of themselves they keep most hidden.
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Closing Sunday, July 14, 2019
Broadway: Hudson Theatre
Written by Lanford Wilson
Directed by Michael Mayer
Cast includes: Adam Driver, Keri Russell, David Furr, and Brandon Uranowitz
When a mysterious death brings together two unlikely strangers, their explosive connection sparks a chemistry too fiery to ignore.
HILLARY AND CLINTON
Broadway: John Golden Theatre
Written by Lucas Hnath
Directed by Joe Mantello
Cast includes: Laurie Metcalf, John Lithgow, Zac Orth, and Peter Francis James
Behind closed doors in the state of New Hampshire during the early days of 2008, a former First Lady named Hillary is in a desperate bid to save her troubled campaign for President of the United States. Her husband, Bill, sees things one way; her campaign manager, Mark, sees things another. If any of this sounds familiar, don’t be fooled; in a universe of infinite possibilities, anything can happen.
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Closing Sunday, August 4, 2019
GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS
Broadway: Booth Theatre
Written by Taylor Mac
Directed by George C. Wolfe
Cast includes: Nathan Lane, Kristine Nielsen, and Julie White
It's the fall of the Roman Empire, and the years of bloody battles are over. The civil war has ended. The country has been stolen by madmen, and there are casualties everywhere. Two very lowly servants are charged with cleaning up the bodies. It’s only 400 B.C.—but it feels like the end of the world.
Closing Saturday, August 24, 2019
WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME
Broadway: Helen Hayes Theatre
Written by Heidi Schreck
Directed by Oliver Butler
Cast includes: Heidi Schreck, Mike Iveson, Rosdely Ciprian, and Thursday Williams
Fifteen-year-old Heidi Schreck earned her college tuition money by winning Constitutional debate competitions across the United States. In her boundary-breaking new play, the Obie Award winner resurrects her teenage self in order to trace the profound relationship between four generations of women in her own family and the founding document that dictated their rights and citizenship.
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