Last Chance Broadway Shows

Brian Sloan

Nothing lasts forever on Broadway, and even the greatest, most popular shows eventually close. So make sure to check out these hits before they bring down their final curtain—dates for the last scheduled performances are given for each. Some of these are long-running hits, like crowd-pleaser Jersey Boys, while others are limited engagements, like the star-studded comedy The Front Page.

The Cherry Orchard: December 4, 2016
Heisenberg: December 11, 2016
Fiddler on the Roof : December 31, 2016
Holiday Inn: January 1, 2017
The Illusionists: January 1, 2017
Matilda the Musical: January 1, 2017
Something Rotten: January 1, 2017
The Color Purple: January 8, 2017
The Encounter: January 8, 2017
Falsettos: January 8, 2017
Oh, Hello: January 8, 2017
The Humans : January 15, 2017
Jersey Boys: January 15, 2017
Les Liaisons Dangereuses: January 22, 2017
The Front Page: January 29, 2017

For more information on all these shows, check out our last-chance listings below or go directly to our Broadway page to purchase tickets.

Sep
28

Performing Arts
BAM Next Wave

Brooklyn Academy of Music serves up New York City’s most comprehensive and daring survey of avant-garde music, theater, opera and dance each fall.

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Sep
30

Arts & Culture
New York Film Festival

Organized by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the fall festival presents classics, a full slate of documentaries and full-length features, and other special events.

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Oct
1

Arts & Culture
Archtober

Tours, lectures, films and celebrations of NYC design and architecture.

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Oct
6

Broadway
Wicked

Broadway megahit Wicked shows us how two unlikely friends grew to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch—long before Dorothy dropped into the land of Oz.

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Oct
6

Broadway
Chicago

This quintessential Broadway experience features showstopping tunes and slinky dancing to tell its story of murder, betrayal and all that jazz. The Tony winner spawned a hit movie.

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Oct
6

Broadway
The Lion King

Based on Disney's 1994 animated classic, this Broadway adaptation adds new songs by Elton John to the familiar story, along with jaw-dropping costumes.

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Oct
6

Museums & Galleries
Activist New York

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Oct
6

Off-Broadway
Kinky Boots

Grammy Award–winner Cyndi Lauper and Tony winner Harvey Fierstein coauthored this musical comedy, based on the 2005 indie film hit.

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Oct
6

Broadway
Aladdin

Disney's Broadway adaptation of the movie brings the fantastical world of streetwise hero Aladdin, his love Princess Jasmine, his nemesis Jafar and his magical sidekick Genie to the Great White Way.

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Oct
6

Performing Arts
Target Free Thursdays

This new weekly program presents free rock, pop, classical, jazz, Latin and swing concerts,

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Oct
6

Music
BAMcafé Live

BAMcafé Live features a diverse mix of free live music and performance in BAM's Lepercq Space, a lounge and bar space in the Peter Jay Sharp Building. Recent series include the on-going residency with Black Rock Coalition (BRC). This year you can find some of the best artists from Brooklyn and beyond performing on the BAMcafé Live stage every Friday and Saturday night from October through June. The bar is open for drinks and light menu items beginning at 8pm. There is no cover charge and no drink minimum.

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Oct
6

Arts & Culture
Comic Con

A celebration of all things comic book related and inspired.

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