Broadway’s ‘Ohio State Murders’ Starring Audra McDonald Announces Closing

ohio state murdersdrama starring Audra McDonald who made history by becoming the first broadway The production, from acclaimed 91-year-old playwright Adrienne Kennedy, will have its final performance on Sunday 15 January.

Although generally Well review, ohio state murders has struggled at the box office, grossing just $311,893 for a nine-performance run on Broadway. generally profitable New Year’s week. Attendance for the week ending January 1 was only 49% of capacity at the recently converted James Earl Jones Theatre.

Directed by Kenny Lyon, ohio state murders Macdonald starred as a writer and lecturer who tells of a horrific event in his past: the murder of his two infant daughters. The production also starred Brett Diggs, Brooke Gardner, Christian Pedersen, and Gail Samuels, along with Bryce Pinkham, Lizann Mitchell, Mr. Fitzgerald, and Abigail Stephenson.

ohio state murders Previews began on Friday, November 11, 2022 and officially opened on Thursday, December 8. This is the inaugural production at Jones.

with the announcement, ohio state murders becomes the 13th current or recent Broadway production to close this month. Most shows are ending pre-scheduled limited engagements, as is often the case after the holidays. Ohio State Murders, Almost Famous And a weird loop was planned as an open-ended run.

after the planned January 1 closing Christmas CarolOther shows going off air this month include 1776, Almost Famous, Beetlejuice And in forest (all closing January 8); A Strange Loop, Death of a Salesman, The Music Man, The Old Man and the Pool by Mike BirbigliaAnd Topdog / Underdog (January 15); And help And piano Lesson (29 January).