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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 Saturday, October 1, 2022

Off-Broadway: Here Arts Center
Written by Julia Jarcho
Directed by Ásta Bennie Hostetter
Cast Includes Julia Jarcho, Jennifer Seastone

A f*cked-up mixtape about love, motherhood, and violence. A fresh stab at Woyzeck that collides song and text, Marie It’s Time pumps hot blood through the veins of theater’s favorite murder-victim. Playwright Julia Jarcho joins Jennifer Seastone onstage to fight for the role of Marie, Büchner’s doomed baby mama, as the director and star of her own seduction.

Closing Sunday, October 2, 2022

Broadway: Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre
Book, Music, and Lyrics by Irene Sankoff and David Hein
Directed by Christopher Ashley
Cast Includes Petrina Bromley, De'Lon Grant, Becky Gulsvig, Caesar Samayoa, James Seol, Q. Smith, Astrid Van Wieren, Emily Walton, Jim Walton, Gene Weygandt, Sharon Wheatley, Paul Whitty

Following the 9/11 attacks, 38 planes and 6,579 passengers were forced to land in Gander, Newfoundland, doubling the population of one small town on the edge of the world. Based on interviews with locals, Come From Away is about how hosting this international community of strangers spurred unexpected camaraderie in extraordinary circumstances.

Closing Thursday, October 6, 2022

Off-Broadway: Pershing Square Signature Center
Written by Grant MacDermott
Directed by Katie McHugh
Cast Includes Dominic Fumusa, Abigail Hawk, Jessica Pimentel

When Drew meets Shayla, he is honest about being married, but when asked about having any children of his own, he lies. As Drew develops a friendship with Shayla and her son, he keeps his own son, and his son's illness, a secret. Jasper, a heartfelt tragic comedy, explores our most daunting question: What if my life were different?

Closing Saturday, October 8, 2022

Off-Broadway: A.R.T. / New York Theatres
Book and Lyrics by Ellen Fitzhugh
Music by Michael John LaChiusa
Directed by Noah Himmelstein
Cast Includes Luba Mason, Caesar Samayoa

Through a series of beautiful and intimate moments, two Californians, Lillian and Carlos, explore significant moments in their lives, discovering they are linked in unexpected ways.

Closing Sunday, October 9, 2022

Off-Broadway: Lucille Lortel Theatre
Written by Gertrude Stein
Directed by Ken Rus Schmoll
Cast Includes David Greenspan

Originally created in 1928 as an opera with musical by Virgil Thomson, David Greenspan will perform only the script of Four Saints in Three Acts. The play is said to have "no discernible plot" and follows the saints as they use language and expressions to depict the human experience.

Closing Sunday, October 16, 2022

american (tele)visions
Off-Broadway: New York Theatre Workshop
Written by Victor I. Cazares
Directed by Rubén Polendo
Cast Includes Clew, Raúl Castillo, Ryan J. Haddad, Ella Monte-Brown, Bianca "b" Norwood

A long, long time ago—the ‘90s—in a Walmart far, far away, Erica, our Hero of Ages Lost, pushes her shopping cart—that most sacred ancient vessel of capitalism—through the aisles of a memory play. american (tele)visions is an explosive collision between the American Dream and the American Nightmare—the story of an undocumented Mexican family.

Off-Broadway: Public Theater/Anspacher Theater
Written by April Matthis, Greig Sargeant
Directed by John Collins
Cast Includes Daphne Gaines, Gavin Price, Greig Sargeant, Christopher-Rashee Stevenson, Ben Williams

A profoundly relevant presentation of the legendary debate between virtuosic writer James Baldwin and father of American conservatism William F. Buckley, Jr.

Off-Broadway: Atlantic Theater Company/Linda Gross Theater
Written by Gracie Gardner
Directed by Knud Adams
Cast Includes Gabby Beans, Laura Esterman, Glenn Fitzgerald, Peter Gerety, Emily Cass McDonnell, Alicia Pilgrim, Portia, Patrick Vaill

At a skin cancer clinic in NYC (not the famous one), patients wait to find out how much of themselves they’re about to lose.

Off-Broadway: 59E59 Theater C
Written by Erin E. Adams
Directed by Tabatha Gayle
Cast Includes Starr Kirkland, Tai Leshaun, Britney Nicole Simpson, Cherene Snow, Landon Woodson

Kendra returns to her childhood home on Martha’s Vineyard upon learning her brother has died in a terrible accident. While searching for the truth about his passing, she finds herself tormented by a childhood ghost story. As the mystery behind his death is unraveled, she discovers that he was drowning in much more than water. The ghost story, paired with her grief, begins to impact her relationship with her family and to the ocean itself.

Off-Broadway: WP Theater
Created by Kate Kilbane, Dan Moses
Directed by Tamilla Woodard
Cast Includes Lila Blue, Kofy Brown, Dan Harris, Kate Kilbane, Dan Moses, Joshua Pollock

Sisterhood. Love. Vengeance. Flight. Inspired by a tale from Ovid’s Metamorphoses, Weightless tells the story of two deeply devoted sisters, Procne and Philomela. Separated by circumstance, they must travel across worlds—facing devastating sacrifice and divine intervention—in order to reunite.

Closing Sunday, October 23, 2022

Off-Broadway: Theatre at St. Clement's
Written by Ed. Weinberger
Directed by Dan Wackerman
Cast Includes Hal Linden Bernie Kopell

Two Jews Talking takes us on a hilarious romp through time in the form a two short one-act plays! The first story brings Lou and Bud together in the Biblical past, and Phil and Marty together in contemporary Long Island. They philosophize about women, sex, food, the divine, and destiny in this tale of companionship and friendship

Closing Saturday, October 29, 2022

Broadway: Here Arts Center
Written by Kareen Fahmy
Directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt
Cast Includes Rosaline Elbay, Peter Mark Kendall

It’s August 2022—exactly 25 years after the Car Accident that made the world stand still. A Wall Street banker and a Hollywood starlet, locked in the Hôtel Ritz Paris, unearth a strange connection to the star-crossed lovers. With their marriage at a crossroads, the couple’s steamy tête-à-têtes unravel into a simmering interrogation of sex, fame, and erasure. As lies multiply and past and present collide, can their love survive the exposure of their darkest secrets?

Closing Sunday, October 30, 2022

Broadway: Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
Written by Martina Majok
Directed by Jo Bonney
Cast Includes Gregg Mozgala, Katy Sullivan, Kara Young, David Zayas

Cost of Living is the story of four very different people, in four very different circumstances, each trying to get by. Eddie, an unemployed truck driver, reunites with his ex-wife Ani after she suffers a devastating accident. John, a brilliant and witty doctoral student, hires over-worked Jess, a caregiver. As their lives intersect, Majok’s play delves into the chasm between abundance and need and explores the space where bodies — abled and disabled — meet each other.

Off-Broadway: Daryl Roth Theatre
Created by Colin Mochrie, Asad Mecci
Directed by Stan Zimmerman
Cast Includes Colin Mochrie, Asad Mecci

Hypnosis and Improv — two art forms that have mystified and entertained fans, skeptics and everyone in between for decades worldwide – come together as two masters of their crafts unite for a totally unique comedy experience, HYPROV: Improv Under Hypnosis.

Broadway: Helen Hayes Theatre
Written by Khaled Hosseini, adapted by Matthew Spangler
Directed by Giles Croft
Cast Includes Amir Arison, Faran Tahir, Danish Farooqui, Azita Ghanizada, Joe Joseph, Dariush Kashani, Beejan Land, Amir Malaklou, Christine Mirzayan, Eric Sirakian, Houshang Touzie, Evan Zes

Originally published in 2003, The Kite Runner became a bestseller across the globe and has since been published in 70 countries, selling 31.5 million copies in 60 languages. Now this powerful story has been adapted into a stunning stage production.

Off-Broadway: A.R.T. New York Theatres
Written by David Harms
Directed by Ken Wolf
Cast Includes Laura Shoop, Dominck LaRuffa Jr., Jennifer Pierro, Jana Robbins, Jeorge Bennett Watson

A powerhouse female lawyer in her 40s is being pushed out of her high-profile Law Firm due to an inappropriate relationship she is having with a younger associate. This relentless, passionate, lawyer challenges traditional roles in a male-dominated business and questions "What happens when a woman truly stands in her own power?"

Off-Broadway: Cherry Lane Theatre
Written by Rita Kalnejais
Directed by Jack Seriou
Cast Includes Francesca Carpanini, Angelina Fiordellisi, Austin Pendleton, Uly Schlesinger

Caught in the middle of a war, two teenagers take shelter from a divided world. Elodie is French and 17. Otto, a German soldier, is 16. Safe from the debris outside, they meet secretly for one night. They talk, tease, and touch. They fall in love and fall through time. Kalnejais’ kaleidoscopic play is a story of uncomplicated first love in a very complicated world. It seeks out tenderness amidst tragedy, and hope in the hopeless.

Closing Saturday, November 5, 2022

Off-Broadway: Ars Nova at Greenwich House
Written by Melis Aker
Directed by Machel Ross
Cast Includes Olivia AbiAssi, Ashley Baier, Ellena Eshraghi, Mel Hsu, Matt Magnusson, Sarah Milani, Laith Nakli, Jonathan Raviv, Maya Sharpe

Hound Dog tells the story of a young musician, who returns home to Ankara, Turkey, to take care of her widowed father. As she faces the family and community she left to travel the world, the show takes audiences on a sonic journey of memories as she digs into her father's strange pilgrimage to Graceland, the historic home of Elvis Presley.

Closing Sunday, November 6, 2022

Off-Broadway: 59E59 Theater A
Written by Jihae Park
Directed by Margot Bordelon
Cast Includes Marié Botha, Anthony Cason, Sasha Diamond, Benny Wayne Sully, Shannon Tyo

A darkly comedic twist on Shakespeare’s Macbeth set in the cutthroat world of elite college admissions, Jiehae Park’s clever and incisive adaptation, peerless, is a comedy...until it’s not. This new version of the classic story centers on M and L, twin Asian-American siblings who have given up everything to get into The College. When another classmate claims what they feel is rightfully “their spot,” the twins decide they have only one option: murder.

Off-Broadway: Public THeater/Newman Theater
Written by Lorraine Hansberry
Directed by Robert O'Hara
Cast Includes Francois Battiste, Tonya Pinkins, John Clay III, Calvin Dutton, Mister Fitzgerald, Perri Gaffney, Paige Gilbert, Mandi Masden, Jesse Pennington, Tousaaint Battiste, Camden McKinnon, Skyler Gallun N'yomi Stewart

Lorraine Hansberry's landmark drama was one of the first on Broadway to examine African-American life on the cusp of the civil rights era. Walter Younger and his mother, Lena, both yearn to move their family out of Chicago's Southside ghetto. When Lena's late husband's insurance check arrives, Lena hopes to use it to buy a house in a white neighborhood — while Walter hopes to invest it in a liquor business.

Off-Broadway: The Asylum Theatre
Book by Marla Mindelle, Constantine Rousouli, Tye Blue
Music and Lyrics by Various
Directed by Tye Blue
Cast Includes Marla Mindelle, Constantine Rousouli, Frankie Grande, Kathy Deitch, Ryan Duncan, Alex Ellis, John Riddle, Jaye Alexander, Courtney Bassett, Donnie Hammond, Dimitri Moise

Want to find out what really happened to Jack and Rose on that fateful night? Our story begins when Céline Dion hijacks a Titanic Museum tour and enchants the audience with her totally wild take, recharting the course of Titanic’s beloved moments and characters with her iconic song catalog.

Closing Sunday, November 13, 2022

Off-Broadway: Irish Repertory Theatre
Written by Joseph Dougherty
Directed by Ron Lagomarsino
Cast Includes Cindy Cheung, Jon Norman Schneider, Rob Yang

In a stateside hospital at the close of World War II, a young man recovers from catastrophic injuries. Or so the doctors have told him. But Chester Bailey denies what’s happened to him has actually happened, which is how he comes under the care of Dr. Philip Cotton. Older, wounded in his own ways, Cotton is charged with leading Chester back to reality. The journey is not what either man expected.

Closing Sunday, November 20, 2022

Off-Broadway: Playwrights Horizons/Peter Jay Sharp Theater
Written by Mia Chung
Directed by Daniel Aukin
Cast Includes Cindy Cheung, Jon Norman Schneider, Rob Yang

Deep in blue-collar New England, the Phelans and the Lavecchias welcome home a prodigal son, setting off an evolving crisis that reshapes their lives… and the play itself. In Mia Chung’s cyclone of a play, three actors perform across race, gender, and generation — a family drama that doubles as a theatrical tour de force.

Closing Sunday, November 27, 2022

Off-Broadway: Theatre Row
Written by Jonathan Rockefeller
Songs by Tom Kitt, Helen Park, Nate Edmonson
Directed by Jonathan Rockefeller
Cast Includes Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby, Rosita, Oscar The Grouch, Count Von Count, Bert, Ernie, Grover, Gabrielle, Honkers

This September, Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby, Grover, Rosita, Bert, Ernie, Oscar the Grouch, The Count, Gabrielle, and a whole host of Sesame Street favorites will venture onto the stage to appear in their very own musical– starring… well, themselves.

Closing Sunday, December 4, 2022

Off-Broadway: Second Stage Theatre/Tony Kiser Theatre
Written by Bess Wohl
Directed by David Cromer
Cast Includes Sawyer Barth, Lily McInerny

During a golden summer at the real-life Camp Siegfried, a picturesque campground on Long Island, two teenagers find themselves on a collision course with youthful passion and unbridled extremism. Are they falling in love or falling for something more sinister? Set on the cusp of World War II, this boy-meets girl-meets-cautionary tale about the seductive nature of fascism reveals a shocking part of America’s past and reminds us how easily darkness can sneak up on us.

Off-Broadway: Classic Stage Company
Book by Terrence McNally
Music by Stephen Flaherty
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Directed by John Doyle
Cast Includes Jim Parsons, Alma Cuervo, Kara Mikula, Da'Von T. Moody, Mary Beth Peil, Thom Sesma, A.J. Shively, Nathaniel Stampley, Jessica Tyler Wright, Joel Waggoner, Shereen Ahmed

In 1964 Dublin, Alfie Byrne, a middle-aged bachelor living a too-quiet life with his spinster sister, spends his days as a bus conductor and his nights as a community theatre impresario dedicated to the plays of his hero, Oscar Wilde. When Alfie declares that the troupe will next present Wilde's provocative Salome, the church where the theatrical troupe is housed balks at the plays "immodest" dancing and his safe little world begins to crumble.

Closing Sunday, December 11, 2022

Off-Broadway: Roundabout Theatre Company - Laura Pels Theatre
Written by Noah Diaz
Directed by Sam Pinkleton
Cast Includes Linda Lavin, Marinda Anderson, Daniel K. Isaac, Nate Miller, Dario Ladani Sanchez

In Noah Diaz’s You Will Get Sick, a young man is shocked to receive a life-changing diagnosis. Overwhelmed, he turns to a stranger for help, hiring an older woman to break the news to his family and friends – thus setting into motion a series of events that will profoundly reshape both of their lives.

Closing Sunday, December 18, 2022

the bandaged place
Off-Broadway: Roundabout Theatre Company - Black Box Theatre
Written by Harrison David Rivers
Directed by David Mendizábal
Cast Includes Stephanie Berry, Jake Ryan Lozano, Sasha Camille Manuel, Anthony Lee Medina, Jhardon Dishon Milton

Struggling to recover after an assault, Jonah realizes the only way to heal is by mending the relationships with his family.

Closing Tuesday, December 27, 2022

Off-Broadway: Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space
Book by Andy Blankenbuehler, Ted Malawer
Music and Lyrics by Kate Nash
Directed by DAndy Blankenbuehler
Cast Includes Jacob Burns, Phil Colgan, Hannah Cruz, Bradley Dean, Gaby Diaz, Victoria Fiore, Haley Fish,Jennifer Florentino, Jacob Guzman, Tyler Hanes, Thayne Jasperson, Reed Luplau, Terrence Mann, Morgan Marcell, Kate Nash, Karine Plantadit, Samantha Pollino, Ximone Rose, Ida Saki, Ahmad Simmons, Ryan Steele, Deanne Stewart, Ryan Vandenboom, Voltaire Wade-Greene, Eleri Ward, Katie Webber

A royal family’s arrival in Paris sets a flurry of activity into motion, forcing nobility and townsfolk alike to examine the choices they’ve made. As loyalties and loves are tested, will they find the courage to follow their hearts? Paris will never be the same.

Closing Saturday, December 31, 2022

Off-Broadway: Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater
Written by Sarah Ruhl
Directed by Rebecca Taichman
Cast Includes Tina Benko, Candy Buckley, Alicia Crowder, Deirdre O'Connell, Thomas Jay Ryan, Julian Sanchez, Bernard White

Out of work and out of love, Becky Nurse is an ordinary but strong-willed grandmother just trying to get by in post-Obama America. She’s also the great-great-great-great-great-granddaughter of Rebecca Nurse, who was infamously executed for witchcraft in 1692—but things have changed for women since then, haven’t they? Desperate to raise her troubled teenaged granddaughter right, and also hook up with an old flame, Becky visits a local witch for help. But those spells and potions don’t work out exactly as planned.

Off-Broadway: Actors Temple Theatre
Written by Richard Krevolin
Directed by Richard Krevolin
Cast Includes Robert Aloi, Frances Karagio, Chris Carver, Anne Nadell, Isabell Sheehan, Caitlin Wells, Ben Elias, Scotty Kall, Joseph Nonseur, Josh Manson, Scotty Kall, Camber Carpenter

Set in Irrelevant, Connecticut, Our Town... But Wilder follows a high school student named Bentley Cramer, who is thrust into a position of power as the stage manager for his high school's production of Our Town. Misadventures ensue, leading him down a journey of self discovery as the fragile boundaries of small-town America clash together.

Closing Sunday, January 8, 2023

Broadway: Marquis Theatre
Book by Scott Brown, Anthony King
Music and Lyrics by Eddie Perfect
Directed by Alex Timbers
Cast Includes Alex Brightman, Elizabeth Teeter, Kerry Butler, David Josefberg, Adam Dannheisser, Leslie Kritzer, Michelle Aravena, Kevin Moon Loh, Zonya Love, Danny Rutigliano, Dana Steingold, Kate Bailey, Ryan Breslin, Elliott Mattox, Sean McManus, Mateo Melendez, Neada Riley, Graham Stevens, Michael Bryan Wang

Lydia Deetz is a strange and unusual teenager who is obsessed with the whole “being dead thing.” Lucky for Lydia, her new house is haunted by a recently deceased couple and a degenerate demon who happens to have a thing for stripes. When Lydia calls on this ghost-with-the-most to scare away her insufferable parents, Beetlejuice comes up with the perfect plan, which involves exorcism, arranged marriages and an adorable girl scout who gets scared out of her wits.

Broadway: St. James Theatre
Book by James Lapine
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Lear DeBessonet
Cast Includes Patina Miller, Montego Glover, Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, Gavin Creel, Joshua Henry, Krysta Rodriguez, Katy Geraghty, Cole Thompson, David Patrick Kelly, Annie Golden, Nancy Opel, Ann Harada, Ta'Nika Gibson, Albert Guerzon, Brooke Ishibashi, Kennedy Kanagawa, Jim Stanek, Alysia Velez

Here’s a reason to be happy ever after... Direct from its sold-out New York City Center Encores! run, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Tony Award®-winning triumph Into the Woods comes to Broadway’s St. James Theatre for 8 weeks only. So don’t delay or be misled—this critically acclaimed new production is here just for a moment!

Closing Sunday, January 15, 2023

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 18, 2023

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.

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