Off-Broadway

The starry Off Broadway revival of Merrily We Roll Along featuring Jonathan Groff, Daniel Radcliffe and Lindsay Mendez doesn’t begin previews for another two months, and already it’s gotten a two-week extension due to ticket demand. The Stephen Sondheim-George Furth musical will now run from November 21, 2022, to January 21, 2023, at New York
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EXCLUSIVE: Douglas Carter Beane’s newest play, Fairycakes, will make its world premiere this fall Off Broadway at the Greenwich House Theater in a production starring Mo Rocca, Jackie Hoffman, Julie Halston, Brooks Ashmanskas, Alfie Fuller and Jason Tam. Beane will direct the play at the venue, home to many of his previous works. The comedy
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The Bedwetter, a new musical based on Sarah Silverman’s bestselling memoir, will make its world premiere in an Off Broadway production next Spring, the Atlantic Theater Company announced today. With a book by Silverman and Joshua Harmon, music by the late Adam Schlesinger and lyrics by Silverman and Schlesinger, The Bedwetter will begin performances at
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A social media campaign encouraging shutdown New York City theaters to open their lobbies – and restrooms – to protesters is gaining traction among Manhattan’s Off Broadway venues and spaces in Brooklyn: The Public Theater, Playwrights Horizons, A.R.T./New York, IRT Theater and Irondale Center are among the first to put out the virtual welcome mats.
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EXCLUSIVE: New York’s Irish Repertory Theatre has announced an upcoming online run of four plays, becoming what could be Off Broadway’s first summer season created specifically for virtual viewing. Included in the line-up is the world premiere of Darren Murphy’s short play The Gifts You Gave to the Dark, with characters affected by the COVID-19
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What will theater look like after the pandemic? How will stage artists address the societal upheavals wreaked by COVID-19? Everyone’s asking, no one knows, but Tony Award-winning playwright Richard Nelson and New York’s Public Theater offered up a much-needed and beautifully executed bit of hope last night with the era-suiting livestreamed world premiere of What
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The American Theatre Wing has announced the first phase of its National COVID-19 Response Effort, including rapid funding mechanisms to support Off and Off Off Broadway as well as the nation’s regional theater community. “When the arts get lost or diminished in the conversation about federal relief, we rely on the non-profit sector to ensure
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