By Mandi Bierly
December 29, 2010 at 03:04 PM EST

The musical adaptation of the Pedro Almodóvar film Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown will end its run at Lincoln Center’s Belasco Theatre on Jan. 2, three weeks early. Ticket sales, like critics’ grades, have been low for the production. EW’s Thom Geier gave the show, which stars Patti LuPone, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Sherie Rene Scott, Laura Benanti, and American Idol alum Justin Guarini, a D+ when it opened in November. “The tunes, by The Full Monty composer David Yazbek, are a forgettable mix of Latin-lite pastiches with some of the most unfortunate lyrics (and awkward rhymes) to hit a Broadway stage in years,” he wrote. “Take the opening number, sung by a Madrid taxi driver (Danny Burstein, mugging too broadly) who turns up sporadically as a kind of narrator: ‘Madrid is my mama. / Give me the nipple, everyday I’m gonna taste it… Give me little titty ’cause I’m hungry every minute.”

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