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Broadway’s ‘The Prom’ Announces Closing; Surprise Heart-Tugger Has Date With Netflix & The Road

The Prom, the gutsy little show that won Broadway’s heart, gave the nation something to talk about over Thanksgiving turkey and is heading for the road and Netflix, will play its last Broadway performance on Sunday, Aug. 11.

Producers Bill Damaschke, Dori Berinstein and Jack Lane announced the production’s closing date today. The closing is the most recent of several in the wake of the Tony Awards – or, rather, in the wake of a lack of Tony Awards. Gary: A Sequel To Titus Andronicus and Hillary And Clinton recently posted their closing notices after failing to land a trophy and the audiences that go with it.

When it closes at the Longacre Theatre, The Prom will have played 23 preview and 310 regular performances. The $13.5 million musical will not recoup its money.

“It has been an honor and a privilege to bring this original musical comedy, full of heart and humor,

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