Off-Broadway Theatre Newsroom

The latest news on live theatre in Off-Broadway.

BROOKLYN LAUNDRY Cancels Today's Matinee Due to Non-COVID Illness in Company
by Blair Ingenthron - February 24, 2024

According to a post on the official Manhattan Theatre Club X account, Brooklyn Laundry has canceled the Saturday, February 24th matinee performance due to a non-COVID illness in the company. Learn more here!

NIGHT OF LIFE Benefiting The Trevor Project Is Back This March!
by A.A. Cristi - February 23, 2024

Don't miss Leg Up On Life's 9th NIGHT OF LIFE benefiting The Trevor Project at Sony Hall on March 4th! Join us for a one-night-only arts performance party co-hosted by Daniel Gold and Hibiscus.

World Premiere of Michael R. Jackson's TEETH Extended at Playwrights Horizons
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 23, 2024

Playwrights Horizons will present a two-week extension of the world premiere production of Teeth, a new musical with book and music by Anna K. Jacobs and book and lyrics by Michael R. Jackson. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.

In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY to Return This Spring
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 23, 2024

The New York City-based Kairos Italy Theater along with the Italy-based KIT Italia and Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at NYU will present the 11th anniversary season of the InScena! Italian Theater Festival NY. See the lineup and learn how to purchase tickets.

MAKE ME GORGEOUS! Extended Off-Broadway Through Late March
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 23, 2024

​New Yorkers have four more weeks to see Make Me Gorgeous!, The True Story of Kenneth 'Mr. Madam' Marlowe starring Darius Rose (aka Jackie Cox). Learn how to purchase tickets.

Listen: RUSSIAN TROLL FARM: THE PODCAST Episode 1 Out Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 23, 2024

Listen now to the first episode of Russian Troll Farm: The Podcast.

Pipeline Theatre to Present Off-Broadway Premiere of HOUSE OF TELESCOPES This Spring
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 23, 2024

​​​​​​​Pipeline Theatre Company will present House of Telescopes by Kairos Looney, which marks the playwright's Off-Broadway debut. Learn more about the production!

Second Stage Will Leave the Tony Kiser Theater at the End of This Year
by Stephi Wild - February 23, 2024

Second Stage Theater will reportedly no longer operate the Tony Kiser Theater, located in a former bank building at the corner of West 43rd Street and Eighth Avenue.

Review Roundup: THE LIFE AND SLIMES OF MARC SUMMERS Opens at New World Stages
by Nicole Rosky - February 23, 2024

Check out what the critics are saying about THE LIFE AND SLIMES OF MARC SUMMERS, now running off-Broadway at New World Stages.

25th Anniversary Production Of ORSON'S SHADOW Comes to Theatre For the New City
by Stephi Wild - February 23, 2024

From March 14 to 31, Theater for the New City (TNC), in association with Oberon Theatre Ensemble and Strindberg Rep, will present the 25th Anniversary presentation of 'Orson's Shadow' by Austin Pendleton, directed by the author.

Photos: Inside Opening Night of A SIGN OF THE TIMES
by Jennifer Broski - February 23, 2024

Check out photos from inside opening night of the new musical A Sign of the Times, running off-Broadway at New World Stages.

Photos: First Look at DEADLY STAGES at Theatre Row
by Stephi Wild - February 23, 2024

Deadly Stages is now in previews, opening February 25 through March 16th at Theater Row. Check out all new photos here!

Photos: Sally Field Visits Off-Broadway Production of OH, MARY!
by Bruce Glikas - February 23, 2024

Oh, Mary!, the Off Broadway comedy written by and starring Cole Escola, welcomed a special guest, Sally Field, who visited the production this week. Check out photos of Sally with the cast and crew here!

Review Roundup: A SIGN OF THE TIMES Opens At New World Stages
by A.A. Cristi - February 22, 2024

Head back in time to the 1960s with the new musical A Sign of the Times, which has officially opened at New World Stages. See what the critics had to say about this new Off-Broadway jukebox musical!

Photos: First Look at Encores! JELLY'S LAST JAM
by Nicole Rosky - February 22, 2024

Up next in the New York City Center Encores! season is Jelly’s Last Jam. Check out new photos of the cast in action!

SoHo Playhouse to Present 3rd Annual Lighthouse Theatre Series This Spring
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 22, 2024

SoHo Playhouse is presenting the 3rd annual Lighthouse Theatre Series: a competition first of its kind. Learn how to apply!

ON SET WITH THEDA BARA Extends One Week Off-Broadway
by Stephi Wild - February 22, 2024

Due to critical acclaim and popular demand, Transport Group and Lucille Lortel Theatre have announced a one-week extension of Joey Merlo’s On Set with Theda Bara. Learn more about how to get tickets to the new dates here!

A PERFECT PEACE Postpones Off-Broadway Run Indefinitely
by Stephi Wild - February 22, 2024

BroadwayWorld has learned that the previously announced off-Broadway run of A Perfect Peace has been postponed indefinitely due to 'insurmountable production obstacles', according to a representative for the production. 

THE LIFE AND SLIMES OF MARC SUMMERS to Offer $35 Tickets Through Lottery & Rush
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 21, 2024

The Life and Slimes of Marc Summers is offering fans a chance to win low-priced tickets by entering its Telecharge Lottery ($35) and Rush ($35). Learn how to purchase tickets!

Vangeline Theater/New York Butoh Institute to Present SCREEN TEST Benefit Screening
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 21, 2024

Vangeline Theater/New York Butoh Institute will present Screen Test, a benefit screening celebrating the 15th anniversary of the award winning production, part of Wild Project's March 2024 programming. Learn how to purchase tickets.

Photos: First Look at THE MOONSHOT TAPE And A POSTER OF THE COSMOS at the Flea
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 21, 2024

Deep Flight Productions is presenting the limited Off Broadway engagement of Lanford Wilson’s THE MOONSHOT TAPE and A POSTER OF THE COSMOS. Get a first look at photos below.

Francesca Bolam's New Play DREAM CARD to Debut At Court Square Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 21, 2024

Francesca Bolam's new play, 'Dream Card' is set to play at Court Square Theater after being selected by RIFFRAFF NYC. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.

Cheri Magid's A POEM AND A MISTAKE to Have Reading at Vineyard Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 21, 2024

A Poem and a Mistake a one-woman play by Cheri Magid will receive an industry reading at Vineyard Theatre. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets.

Video: Watch Highlights of Nicholas Christopher, Billy Porter & More in JELLY'S LAST JAM
by Nicole Rosky - February 21, 2024

In this video, watch highlights of Jelly's Last Jam at New York City Center Encores!.

John Douglas Thompson & Nicole Ari Parker to Lead Red Bull Theater's ANTONY & CLEOPATRA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 21, 2024

RED BULL THEATER has revealed updated casting for the next offering of a new season of OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings: Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare. See who is starring!

OH, MARY! Extended Off-Broadway Through Early May
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 21, 2024

Oh, Mary!, the Off Broadway comedy written by and starring Cole Escola, will extend its World Premiere engagement at the Lucille Lortel Theatre. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Review Roundup: Dominique Morisseau's SUNSET BABY at Signature Theatre
by Nicole Rosky - February 21, 2024

Signature Theatre just celebrated opening night of Signature Premiere Resident, Tony Award-nominee, and MacArthur Fellow Dominique Morisseau's Sunset Baby, directed by Steve H. Broadnax III. Check out what the critics are saying about the revival!

Atlantic Theater Workers Vote to Join IATSE
by Stephi Wild - February 21, 2024

178 crewmembers of the Atlantic Theatre Company have voted in favor of joining The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees.

Spotlight: ARISTOCRATS at Irish Repertory Theatre
by BWW Special Offer - February 21, 2024

Unlock the Drama: Brian Friel’s ARISTOCRATS at Irish Rep - Must Close Mar 3!

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of FIVE: THE PARODY MUSICAL Off-Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - February 20, 2024

See photos from opening night of the world premiere of FIVE: The Parody Musical! FIVE: The Parody Musical plays a four-week limited Off-Broadway engagement, February 15 – March 10 at Theater 555

THE SEVEN YEAR DISAPPEAR Starring Cynthia Nixon and Taylor Trensch Extends Off-Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 20, 2024

The New Group will present an additional week for The Seven Year Disappear by Jordan Seavey, featuring Emmy and Tony Award-winner Cynthia Nixon and Taylor Trensch.

What Will the Neighbors Say? to Present World Premiere of THIRD LAW at Culture Lab LIC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 20, 2024

What Will the Neighbors Say? and Culture Lab LIC will present the World Premiere of Third Law, an interactive theatrical experience created by What Will the Neighbors Say?. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.

Amber Gray, Tony Yazbeck & More to be Honored at 39th Annual Bistro Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 20, 2024

Learn about the stars being honored at the 39th annual Bistro Awards, including Amber Gray, Tony Yazbeck and more.

A LITTLE BIT PREGNANT Comes to New York Fringe
by Stephi Wild - February 20, 2024

Paper Dog Press will present A Little Bit Pregnant written by Kate Lavut and directed by Rana Liu. The production will be presented as part of the 2024 New York City Fringe Festival with FRIGID New York at The Wild Project.

2024 New York City Fringe Festival to Present THE PRINCESS STRIKES BACK: ONE WOMAN'S SEARCH FOR THE SPACE COWBOY OF HER DREAMS
by A.A. Cristi - February 19, 2024

'The Princess Strikes Back: One Woman’s Search for the Space Cowboy of Her Dreams, a captivating solo show by Victoria Montalbano at the New York City Fringe Festival.'

Signature Theatre to Host AN EVENING WITH PATRICK L. RILEY at SUNSET BABY This Thursday
by Blair Ingenthron - February 18, 2024

The Signature Theatre Company, Biz Chica Media, and Patrick L. Riley will present 'An Evening with Patrick L. Riley' this Thursday, February 22nd. Learn more about the event here!

Listen: HERE I AM Releases Two Songs Prior to Their Off-Broadway Opening
by Blair Ingenthron - February 18, 2024

Here I Am releases two songs ahead of their Off-Broadway debut at AMT in New York City. Listen here!


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