Last Chance Broadway Shows

Brian Sloan
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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

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

Wicked
Oct
22

Broadway
Wicked

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. The show derives from the 1995 novel by Gregory Maguire. Dark Monday.

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The Phantom of the Opera
Oct
22

Broadway
The Phantom of the Opera

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s most famous creation, based on a popular French novel, is the longest-running musical on Broadway. Night after night, audiences are moved and awed by this ghost story with a heart, a darker version of Beauty and the Beast, in which a deformed musical genius gives voice lessons to a struggling singer, falls in love and attempts to force her to return his feelings. The passionate music, suspenseful plot twists and spooky ambiance of the show leave a lasting impression.

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Chicago
Oct
22

Broadway
Chicago

This quintessential Broadway experience features show-stopping tunes, slinky dancing and a story that revolves around murder, heartache, betrayal, revenge, friendship, fame and all that jazz. You won’t be disappointed by this Tony Award-winning show, which spawned the hit movie.

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The Lion King
Oct
22

Broadway
The Lion King

More than 90 million people around the world have come to discover the thrill, the majesty, the truly one-of-a-kind musical that is The Lion King. And there's no better place to experience this landmark entertainment event than in the city where it all began. Visit the Minskoff Theatre, in the heart of Times Square, and discover the pride of New York.

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The Berenstain Bears Live
Oct
22

Off-Broadway
The Berenstain Bears Live

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Black Angels Over Tuskegee
Oct
22

Off-Broadway
Black Angels Over Tuskegee

An award-winning play explores these African-American heroes of World War II.

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Sistas
Oct
22

Off-Broadway
Sistas

The women of a family gather in their recently departed matriarch’s attic to sort through her belongings, and end up telling the story of the black female experience in America

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Bronx Zoo's Boo at the Zoo
Oct
22

Attractions
Bronx Zoo's Boo at the Zoo

October weekends get spooky at the Bronx Zoo, with seasonal events for little kids, teens and adults.

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Tour de Bronx
Oct
22

Sports
Tour de Bronx

Take, or watch, a bike ride through the streets and greenways of NYC's northernmost borough.

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Sex and the City Tavern Tour
Oct
22

Tours
Sex and the City Tavern Tour

Missing Carrie & Co? Now that the long-awaited film has debuted, put on those Manolo Blahniks and come with a thirst for Cosmopolitans and nostalgia for the show. Trace their footsteps on a tour of sites associated with the program, with stops at several of their frequented bars. $15 For times, dates and reservations: 212-465-3331

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BAMcafé Live
Oct
22

Performing Arts
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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BAM Next Wave
Oct
22

Performing Arts
BAM Next Wave

Drama, dance, music, cabaret and artist discussions come together in this Brooklyn celebration of the avant-garde.

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