Five Closing Shows You Will Kick Yourself For Missing

December 17th, 2013 by

BroadwayBox highlights five closing shows that, as a theater fan, you will kick yourself for missing.

1. Bad Jews

Bad Jews Photos- Tracee Chimo -Molly Ranson- Philip Ettinger- Michael Zegen

Photo by Joan Marcus

Philip Ettinger as Jonah, Molly Ranson as Melody, Tracee Chimo as Daphna and Michael Zegen as Liam in Bad Jews.

Audience: Jews and Gentiles alike are rolling in the aisles of the Laura Pels Theatre.
Reason to Buy a Ticket Today: It’s doubtful you’ll see anything funnier than this in 2014, and Tracee Chimo’s performance is a must for comedy fans.
Closing Date: December 29, 2013

2. Annie

Annie Photos- Faith Prince- Emily Rosenfeld

Photo by Joan Marcus

Faith Prince and Emily Rosenfeld in Annie.

Audience: Families, children and the young at heart.
Reason to Buy a Ticket Today: If you grew up worshipping Dorothy Loudon or Carol Burnett’s performance as Miss Hannigan, then you can’t deny yourself seeing what Tony winner Faith Prince does with the iconic role.
Closing Date: January 5, 2013

3. Fun Home

Fun Home Photos

Photo by Joan Marcus

Beth Malone, Sydney Lucas & Alexandra Socha in Fun Home.

Audience: Anyone who has Sondheim on their iPod or a subscription to The New York Times will appreciate this smart new musical.
Reason to Buy a Ticket Today: The word all-star cast is thrown around a lot, but this ensemble of actors lives up to the praise; every performance is perfection.
Closing Date: January 12, 2013

4. First Date

First Date Photos- Zachary Levi- Krysta Rodriguez

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Krysta Rodriguez and Zachary Levi in First Date.

Audience: Couples looking for a laugh and singles who know first hand the “fun” of a blind date.
Reason to Buy a Ticket Today: Zachary Levi’s big number “In Love With You” is worth the price of admission.
Closing Date: January 5, 2013

5. Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark

Spider-Man Photos- Reeve Carney and Jennifer Damiano

Photo by Jacob Cohl

Reeve Carney and Jennifer Damiano in Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark.

Audience: Anyone who has ever dreamed of being a superhero or being rescued by one.
Reason to Buy a Ticket Today: The musical is already theatrical folklore; you won’t want to say you could have seen it and opted not to go.
Closing Date: January 4, 2013