Off-Broadway News

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Conrad Ricamora in Soft Power
Soft Power extends limited run at the Public Theater for a second time
The Public Theater has announced a second 1-week extension for its current New York premiere of Soft Power, which features a book and lyrics by David Henry Hwang, music and additional lyrics by ... Read more
Love Stories
Mint Theater Company to present world premiere pairing of stories by Chekhov and Tolstoy
Mint Theater Company has announced the world premiere of a programme of short plays at Theatre Row, based on two texts by Anton Chekhov and Leo Tolstoy, respectively. Titled Chekhov/Tolstoy: Love... Read more
Elizabeth Rodriguez
Elizabeth Rodriguez to star in world premiere of Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven
Atlantic Theater Company has announced the full cast of Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis. The production is set to begin previews at the... Read more
Our Dear Dead Drug Lord extends limited run into 2020
Following two previous extensions, WP Theater and Second Stage Theater have now added an additional nine weeks for their current world premiere co-production of Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, written by ... Read more
'Twas the Night Before... by Cirque du Soleil
Cast and Creative Team announced for 'Twas the Night Before... by Cirque du Soleil
Cirque du Soleil presents its first-ever Christmas show in New York City this holiday season, scheduled to stage its world premiere at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden from December 12... Read more
Jonathan Groff in Little Shop of Horrors
PHOTOS
Official production photos released for Little Shop of Horrors at Westside Theatre
Ahead of tomorrow's official opening at the Westside Theatre, official production photography has now been released for the highly anticipated Off-Broadway revival of the cult classic musical Little... Read more
Kristine Nielsen in rehearsal for The Young Man from Atlanta
The Young Man from Atlanta extends at Signature Theatre
Signature Theatre has announced a 1-week extension for its upcoming production of The Young Man from Atlanta, written by Horton Foote and directed by Michael Wilson, which is set to begin previews at... Read more
Rebecca Jimenez & Carmen Berkeley in Our Dear Dead Drug Lord
Our Dear Dead Drug Lord extends limited run at McGinn/Cazale Theater again
Due to popular demand, WP Theater and Second Stage Theater have announced a second 1-week extension for their current world premiere co-production of Our Dear Dead Drug Lord, written by Alexis Scheer... Read more
Michael Benjamin Washington
Signature Theatre adds second extension for Fires in the Mirror
Signature Theatre has announced a second 1-week extension for its upcoming production of Anna Deavere Smith’s Fires in the Mirror, which is set to begin performances at Pershing Square Signature... Read more
Jason Gotay
Jason Gotay to star as Che in Evita at New York City Center
Broadway alum Jason Gotay has been cast to play Che in New York City Center's upcoming gala presentation of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's beloved musical Evita. As previously reported, the new... Read more
Brenock O'Connor
Game of Thrones star Brenock O'Connor to lead cast of Sing Street at New York Theatre Workshop
Complete casting has now been announced for the eagerly anticipated world premiere of Sing Street at New York Theatre Workshop, which is scheduled to begin previews on November 25, 2019, ahead of an... Read more
Francesca Faridany & Kate Mulgrew
Audible presents The Half-Life of Marie Curie at Minetta Lane Theatre
Audible Inc. will present the world premiere of The Half-Life of Marie Curie, starring Obie Award winner Kate Mulgrew and Francesca Faridany, scheduled to play a limited engagement at Off-Broadway's... Read more
Sasha Allen
For Colored Girls extends limited run at the Public Theater again
The Public Theater has added a second 1-week extension to the first major New York revival of Ntozake Shange's For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf, directed by Leah... Read more
Raúl Esparza & Krysta Rodriguez
Seared, starring Raúl Esparza & Krysta Rodriguez, extends at MCC Theater
Due to popular demand, MCC Theater has announced a 3-week extension for its upcoming New York premiere of Seared, written by Pulitzer Prize finalist and two-time Emmy Award nominee Theresa Rebeck and... Read more
Harvey Fierstein in Bella Bella
BREAK A LEG
Harvey Fierstein returns to the stage in Bella Bella at New York City Center
Broadway legend Harvey Fierstein returns to the New York stage tonight in his new solo show Bella Bella. The Manhattan Theatre Club world premiere production is currently scheduled to run at New York... Read more