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What shows are about to close in New York City?

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, July 13, 2024

DAVID, A NEW MUSICAL
Off-Broadway: AMT Theater
Music by Al Tapper
Book and Lyrics by Al Tapper, Martha Rosenblatt, Gary Glickstein
Directed by Kyle Pleasant
Cast Includes Danny Arnold, Jay Aubrey Jones, Jacob Louchheim, Caleb Mathura, Kenny Morris, Timothy Warmen, Olivia Vadnais, Ethan Zeph, Ashley Marie Arnold, Blair Alexis Brown, Bruce Blanchard, Scott Harrison, Garland Ray, Jodi Snyder

The story of the biblical King David, who looks back on his decisions as he nears the end of his life.

Closing Sunday, July 21, 2024

HOME
Broadway: Todd Haimes Theatre
Written by Samm-Art Williams
Directed by Kenny Leon
Cast Includes Tory Kittles, Brittany Inge, Stori Ayers

In this Tony Award®-nominated play, Cephus Miles has the whole world in his callused hands—until his sweetheart Pattie Mae goes off to college and marries another man. Originally staged by the Negro Ensemble Company in 1979, and featured in the first year of Roundabout’s Refocus Project, Samm-Art Williams’ Home is a muscular and melodic coming-of-age story that gives voice to the unbreakable spirit of all Americans who have been searching for a place to belong. Kenny Leon (A Soldier’s Play) directs.

THE WHO'S TOMMY
Broadway: Nederlander Theatre
Book by Pete Townshend, Des McAnuff
Music and Lyrics by Pete Townshend
Directed by Des McAnuff
Cast Includes Ali Louis Bourzgui, Alison Luff, Adam Jacobs, John Ambrosino, Bobby Conte, Christina Sajous, Haley Gustafson, Jeremiah Alsop, Ronnie S. Bowman Jr., Mike Cannon, Tyler James Eisenreich, Sheldon Henry, Aliah James, Tassy Kirbas, Lily Kren, Quinten Kusheba, Reese Levine, Nathan Lucrezio, Alexandra Matteo, Mark Mitrano, Reagan Pender, Cecilia Ann Popp, Daniel Quadrino, Olive Ross-Kline, Jenna Nicole Schoen, Andrew Tufano

Myth and spectacle combine in a fresh reinvention of The Who’s exhilarating 1969 rock concept album, Tommy—including the unforgettable anthems “I’m Free,” “See Me, Feel Me,” “Sensation” and “Pinball Wizard.” After witnessing his father shoot his rival, the young Tommy Walker is lost in the universe, endlessly and obsessively staring into the mirror. An innate knack for pinball catapults him from reticent adolescent to celebrity savior.

Closing Thursday, July 25, 2024

WINESDAY: THE WINE TASTING MUSICAL
Off-Broadway: The Jerry Orbach Theater
Music by Joseph Benoit
Book and Lyrics by Jenne Wason
Directed by Jamibeth Margolis
Cast Includes Dawn Cantwell, Jennifer Diamond, Debra Thais Evans, Shannen Hofheimer, Amanda Lea Lavergne, Michael Valvo, Suzanne Dressler

When five wine-loving women get together every Wednesday night, they’re theoretically meeting for a book club or a yoga class, but really they just want to drink wine and talk about their lives. It’s like Sex and the City meets the vineyard - including a friendly wine steward to guide the audience through the wine paired with each upcoming scene. Get ready for an intoxicating blend of friendship, wit and wine that will leave your spirits lifted and your palate inspired.

Closing Sunday, July 28, 2024

SAW THE MUSICAL: THE UNAUTHORIZED PARODY
Off-Broadway: AMT Theatre
Book by Zoe Ann Jordan
Music and Lyrics by Anthony De Angelis, Patrick Spencer
Directed by Stephanie Rosenberg
Cast Includes Adam Parbhoo, Jill Owen, Donnell Johnson (Voiceover), Danny Durr, Gabrielle Goodman, Patrick Voss Davis, James Lynch, Thomas Skea, Morgan Traud, Jessica Morilak

Saw the Musical: The Unauthorized Parody, a boundary-pushing parody about love and fluidity, captures the events of the first Saw movie, picking up from where Lawrence Gordon and Adam Stanheight first found each other.

Closing Saturday, August 3, 2024

PRE-EXISTING CONDITION
Off-Broadway: Connelly Theater Upstairs
Written by Marin Ireland
Directed by Maria Dizzia
Cast Includes Tatiana Maslany, Tavi Gevinson, Deirdre O'Connell, Maria Dizzia, Julia Chan, Dael Orlandersmith, Sarah Steele, Greg Keller, Raquel Chavez, Gregory Connors

In the aftermath of a life-altering event, Pre-Existing Condition explores the challenges, shared community and everyday indignities of learning to move forward.

Closing Saturday, August 10, 2024

ILLINOISE
Broadway: St. James Theatre
Concept by Justin Peck, Jackie Sibblies Drury
Music and Lyrics by Sufjan Stevens
Directed by Justin Peck
Cast Includes Yesenia Ayala, Kara Chan, Ben Cook, Gaby Diaz, Jeanette Delgado, Carlos Falu, Christine Flores, Jada German, Zachary Gonder, Rachel Lockhart, Brandt Martinez, Dario Natarelli, Tyrone Reese, Craig Salstein, Ahmad Simmons, Byron Tittle, Ricky Ubeda, Alejandro Vargas, Elijah Lyons, Shara Nova, Tasha Viets-VanLear

Based on the landmark Sufjan Stevens album, Illinoise is told through live music performed by an 11-member band, three vocalists and impressionistic choreography. As friends gather around a campfire, sharing stories of first love, grief and growing up, director and choreographer Justin Peck and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury craft an experience that bursts with feeling.

Closing Sunday, August 11, 2024

CATS: "THE JELLICLE BALL"
Off-Broadway: Perelman Performing Arts Center
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics by T.S. Eliot
Directed by Zhailon Levingston and Bill Rauch
Cast Includes Baby, Jonathan Burke, Emma Sofia Caymares, Tara Lashan Clinkscales, André De Shields, Sydney James Harcourt, Antwayn Hopper, Dava Huesca, Dudney Joseph, Jr., Capital Kaos, Junior LaBeija, Dominique Lee, Robert "Silk" Mason, "Tempress" Chasity Moore, Shereen Pimentel, Primo, Nora Schell, Kendall G. Stroud, Frank Viveros, Garnet Williams, Teddy Wilson, Jr.

A radical reimagining of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s iconic dance musical based on T. S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats. Inspired by the Ballroom culture that roared out of New York City over 50 years ago and still rages on runways around the world. Staged as a spectacularly immersive competition by Zhailon Levingston and PAC NYC Artistic Director Bill Rauch, with all new Ballroom and club beats, runway ready choreography, and an edgy eleganza makeover that moves the action from junkyard to runway.  Come one, come all, and celebrate the joyous transformation of self at the heart of Cats and Ballroom culture itself.

FROM HERE
Off-Broadway: The Pershing Square Signature Center/Alice Griffin Jewel Box Thetre
Book, Music, and Lyrics by Donald Rupe
Cast Includes Blake Aburn, Becca Southworth, Omar Cardona

Set in 2016, From Here tells the story of Daniel, a 30-something gay man on his journey through life, love, and family when the horrific shooting at Pulse Nightclub changes his hometown, and him, forever.

Closing Sunday, August 18, 2024

CLOWNS LIKE ME
Off-Broadway: DR2 Theatre
Written by Jason Cannon
Directed by Jason Cannon
Cast Includes Rosalind Scott Ehrenpreis

In his deeply personal and universally resonant one-man show, seasoned actor and master storyteller Scott Ehrenpreis tells his humorous yet profound story of living with mental illness. Like, lots of mental illness.

THE WIZ

Broadway: Marquis Theatre
Book by William F. Brown
Music and Lyrics by Charlie Smalls
Directed by Schele Williams
Cast Includes Nichelle Lewis, Wayne Brady, Deborah Cox, Melody A. Betts, Kyle Ramar Freeman, Phillip Johnson Richardson Avery Wilson, Maya Bowles, Shayla Caldwell, Jay Copeland, Allyson Kaye Daniel, Judith Franklin, Collin Heyward, Amber Jackson, Olivia Jackson, Christina Jones, Polanco Jones, Jr., Kolby Kindle, Kareem Marsh, Anthony Murphy, Christina Raé, Avilon Trust Tate, Keenan D. Washington

Based on L. Frank Baum’s children’s book, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”, The Wiz takes one of the world’s most enduring (and enduringly white) American fantasies, and transforms it into an all-Black musical extravaganza for the ages.

Closing Sunday, August 25, 2024

SIX CHARACTERS
Off-Broadway: Claire Tow Theater
Written by Philip Howze
Directed by Dustin Willis
Cast Includes CG, Will Cobbs, Seven F.B. Duncombe, Claudia Logan, Julia Robertson, Seret Scott

When some trifling citizens storm a renowned cultural center where they’re not meant to be, all hell breaks loose. Wigs go flying. Wounds get opened. An archive explodes. Will the audience make it out alive?

Closing Saturday, August 31, 2024

someone spectacular
Off-Broadway: Pershing Square Signature Center/Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre
Written by Domenica Feraud
Directed by Tatiana Pandiani

Once a week, six recently bereaved strangers gather for group therapy. It’s a stable routine — until one day, their grief counselor is inexplicably MIA. The group’s typical session quickly goes off the rails, offering an open-ended meditation on loss, with revelations that are at once beautiful, funny, and heartbreaking.

Closing Sunday, September 1, 2024

N/A
Off-Broadway: Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre
Written by Mario Correa
Directed by Diane Paulus
Cast Includes Holland Taylor, Ana Villafañe

N/A is a whip-smart battle of wills — and wits — between N, the first woman Speaker of the House, and A, the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. Inspired by real people and events, this riveting two-hander illuminates the person whom many consider the most powerful woman in American history… and the once-in-a-generation political talent who defied her.

STALKER
Off-Broadway: New World Stages Stage III
Created by Peter Brynolf and Jonas Ljung

Stalker is a 90-minute magic show created and performed by Brynolf & Ljung, featuring a combination of street magic, illusions, and "physical mentalism."

Closing Sunday, September 29, 2024

SLEEP NO MORE
Off-Broadway: The McKittrick Hotel
Created by Felix Barrett, Maxine Doyle, and the company of Punchdrunk
Designed by Felix Barrett, Livi Vaughan and Beatrice Minns
Choreographed by Maxine Doyle

An immersive production inspired by Shakespeare’s Macbeth, told through the lens of a Hitchcock thriller. An unexpected location will be exquisitely transformed into an installation of cinematic scenes that evoke the world of Macbeth. The audience has the freedom to roam the environment and experience a sensory journey as he or she chooses what to watch and where to go.




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