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Broadway shows closing soon: 'Les Miserables,' ‘Fun Home,’ more

August doesn’t offer much in terms of new theater (except of course the hurlyburly of the Fringe Festival), but it does provide a final opportunity to check out several Broadway productions that are on the verge of closing.

See these shows before they close.

'Les Miserables'

Not too long after the Oscar-winning movie version
Photo Credit: Michael Le Poer Trench

Not too long after the Oscar-winning movie version premiered, "Les Miz" came back to Broadway with a high-tech visual makeover. While the iconic original production ran for 16 years, this revival will have lasted just 2½ years. I'm willing to bet it'll be back again soon. "Les Miserables" runs through Sept. 4 at the Imperial Theatre. (249 W. 45th St., lesmis.com)

‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’

This exhilarating and gripping stage version of Mark
Photo Credit: Joan Marcus

This exhilarating and gripping stage version of Mark Haddon's 2003 young adult/mystery novel about an English teen with Aspergers who is also a math genius earned much acclaimed and became a surprise hit. "'The Curious Incident" runs through Sept. 4 at the Barrymore Theatre. (243 W. 47th St., curiousonbroadway.com)

‘Finding Neverland’

Based on the 2004 film of the same
Photo Credit: Carol Rosegg

Based on the 2004 film of the same name, this family-friendly musical explores how playwright J.M. Barrie conceived the idea for "Peter Pan" in early 20th-century London. Currently playing Barrie is Tony Yazbeck ("On the Town"). He is joined by original cast members Laura Michelle Kelly and Carolee Carmello. "Finding Neverland" runs through Aug. 21 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. (205 W. 46th St., findingneverlandthemusical.com)

‘An Act of God’

David Javerbaum's comedic monologue, in which the Lord
Photo Credit: Jim Cox

David Javerbaum's comedic monologue, in which the Lord Almighty introduces a newly revised version of the Ten Commandments and makes topical jokes, premiered last year with Jim Parsons and returned for a limited run with Sean Hayes. It marks the first show ever inspired by a Twitter handle. "An Act of God" runs through Sept. 4 at the Booth Theatre. (222 W. 45th St, anactofgod.com)

‘Fun Home’

Who would have imagined that this culturally conscious
Photo Credit: Joan Marcus

Who would have imagined that this culturally conscious and emotionally piercing musical would become a Tony-winning hit? Based on Alison Bechdel's graphic novel about growing up in 1970s suburban Pennsylvania and discovering her sexuality, it is truly one of the smartest, most innovative musicals of the past decade. Still in the cast are Judy Kuhn, Beth Malone, Emily Skeggs and Tony winner Michael Cerveris. "Fun Home" runs through Sept. 10 at Circle in the Square. (235 W. 50th St., funhomebroadway.com)

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