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What shows are about to close in New York City?

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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, December 4, 2022

CAMP SIEGFRIED
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.

Closing Sunday, December 11, 2022

DOWNSTATE
Off-Broadway: Playwrights Horizons/Mainstage Theater
Written by Bruce Norris
Directed by Pam MacKinnon
Cast Includes Glenn Davis, K. Todd Freeman, Francis Gulnan, Susanna Guzmán, Tim Hopper, Sally Murphy, Gabi Samels, Eddie Torres

At a registered address in downstate Illinois, four men convicted of sex crimes share a group home where they live out their days post-incarceration. When a man shows up to confront his childhood abuser, it becomes hard to locate the line between justice and retribution. This gripping, provocative new play from Pulitzer Prize winner Bruce Norris zeroes in on the limits of compassion and forgiveness.

YOU WILL GET SICK
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.

A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE
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.

STRAIGHT LINE CRAZY
Off-Broadway: The Shed
Written by David Hare
Directed by Nicholas Hytner and Jamie Armitage
Cast Includes Ralph Fiennes, David Bromley, Alana Maria, Guy Paul, Judith Roddy, Helen Schlesinger, Mary Stillwagon Stewart, Danny Webb

For forty uninterrupted years, Robert Moses was the most powerful man in New York. Though never elected to office, he manipulated those who were through a mix of guile, charm and intimidation. Motivated at first by a determination to improve the lives of New York City’s workers, he created new parks, new bridges and 627 miles of expressway to connect the people to the great outdoors. But in the 1950s, groups of citizens at grass roots began to organize against his schemes and against the motor car, campaigning for a very different idea of what a city was and for what it should be.

Closing Saturday, December 31, 2022

BECKY NURSE OF SALEM
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.

Closing Sunday, January 8, 2023

BEETLEJUICE
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.

INTO THE WOODS
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

DEATH OF A SALESMAN
Broadway: Hudson Theatre
Written by Arthur Miller
Directed by Miranda Cromwell
Cast Includes Wendell Pierce, Sharon D Clarke, André De Shields, Khris Davis, McKinley Belcher III, Blake DeLong, Lynn Hawley, Grace Porter, Stephen Stocking, Chelsea Lee Williams, Delaney Williams

Olivier Award nominee Wendell Pierce and 2022 Tony® nominee Sharon D Clarke reprise their roles as Willy and Linda Loman in a revival-told for the first time on Broadway-from the perspective of an African American family. A new cast of supporting actors join the production in New York, led by Tony® winner André De Shields and Khris Davis. This powerful interpretation of Miller’s classic drama illuminates the dark underbelly of the American Dream and its elusive promise of equality and opportunity for all.

MIKE BIRBIGLIA: THE OLD MAN AND THE POOL
Broadway: Vivian Beaumont Theater
Written by Mike Birbiglia
Directed by Seth Barrish
Cast Includes Mike Birbiglia

On the heels of his award-winning Broadway show The New One, comedian and storyteller Mike Birbiglia returns with a tale of life, death, and a highly chlorinated YMCA pool. With his unique form of comedic storytelling, Birbiglia chronicles a coming-of-middle-age story that asks the big questions: Why are we here? What’s next? And what happens when the items at the doctor’s office that you thought were decorative become quite useful?

THE MUSIC MAN
Broadway: Winter Garden Theatre
Book, Music and Lyrics by Meredith Wilson
Directed by Jerry Zaks
Cast Includes Hugh Jackman, Sutton Foster, Shuler Hensley, Mark Linn Baker, Jane Houdyshell, Marie Mullen, Remy Auberjonois, Gino Cosculluela, Emma Crow, Benjamin Pajak, Emily Jewel Hoder, Garrett Long, Linda Mugleston, Jessica Sheridan, Rema Webb, Phillip Boykin, Eddie Korbich, Daniel Torres, Nicholas Ward, Lance Roberts, Nick Alvino, Jordan Beall, Ronnie S. Bowman Jr., Audrina Brudner, Audrey Cardwell, Michael Cash, William Thomas Colin, Kammie Crum, Aydin Eyikan, Ethen Green-Younger, Curtis Holland, Andra Jones-Sojola, Amanda LaMotte, Kayla LaVine, Devin Miles Lugo, Drew Minard, Sean Montgomery, Kennedy Pitney, Sherisse Pringer, Mitchell Tobin, Branch Woodman

Two-time Tony, Grammy, and Emmy winner Hugh Jackman makes his highly anticipated return to Broadway as Professor Harold Hill in Meredith Willson’s beloved classic, The Music Man. Two-time Tony-winning superstar Sutton Foster will star as Marian Paroo. The production is directed by four-time Tony winner Jerry Zaks, with choreography by Tony winner Warren Carlyle.

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.

A STRANGE LOOP
Broadway: Lyceum Theatre
Book, Music and Lyrics by Michael R. Jackson
Directed by Stephen Brackett
Cast Includes Jaquel Spivey, Antwayn Hopper, James Jackson, Jr., L Morgan Lee, John-Michael Lyles, John-Andrew Morrison, Jason Veasey

Michael R. Jackson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning, blisteringly funny masterwork exposes the heart and soul of a young artist grappling with desires, identity, and instincts he both loves and loathes. Hell-bent on breaking free of his own self-perception, Usher wrestles with the thoughts in his head, brought to life on stage by a hilarious, straight-shooting ensemble. Bold and heartfelt in its truth-telling, A Strange Loop is the big, Black, and queer-ass Great American Musical for all.

TOPDOG/UNDERDOG
Broadway: John Golden Theatre
Written by Suzan-Lori Parks
Directed by Kenny Leon
Cast Includes Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Corey Hawkins

Suzan-Lori Parks’ Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, Topdog/Underdog, will return to Broadway this Fall in a 20th Anniversary Production, directed by Tony Award-winner Kenny Leon and starring Tony Award-nominee Corey Hawkins (In the Heights, The Tragedy of Macbeth) and Emmy Award-winner Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Watchmen, Candyman) as brothers Lincoln and Booth.

Closing Sunday, January 29, 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 Sunday, February 18, 2023

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.




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