Off-Broadway News & Features

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‘Broadway Backwards’ 2021 event to be streamed virtually
Typically, Broadway Backwards sees stars performing musical theatre songs that typically go against their casting bracket. For this year, Broadway Backwards will take place online, dedicated to the... Read more
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Kara Lindsay and Drew Gehling to star in ‘Amour’ virtual revival
Although Amour was shortlived at the Music Box Theatre in 2002, the five-time Tony Award-nominated musical still has a place in Broadway history. Amour will be revived in April, available to watch... Read more
Photo credit: Kelli O’Hara at the 2019 Miscast gala. (Photo by Simon Luethi)
MCC Theater announces 2021 virtual ‘Miscast’ gala
Since 2000, MCC Theater have hosted an annual Miscast gala, inviting performers to sing songs that typically fall outside of their casting bracket. Miscast will return again in 2021 online for the... Read more
Photo credit: Liza Minnelli in Cabaret (Photo by ABC Pictures / Allied Artists)
Star-studded virtual concert to celebrate Liza Minnelli 75th birthday
To mark the 75th birthday of Liza Minnelli, a virtual concert will be held in her honor. Dozens of Broadway stars will take part, as well as former co-stars in a Love Letter to Liza: A 75th Birthday... Read more
Photo credit: Te’Era Coleman and Lance E. Nichols (Photos courtesy of Public Theater)
Public Theater present world premiere audio play ‘Shadow/Land’
Continuing their commitment to streaming new theater for its audiences, the Public Theater have announced a new audio play as part of this season’s digital offering. The world premiere audio play of... Read more
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Latest virtual programming announced at New York Theatre Workshop
The next two months of programming at New York Theatre Workshop has been scheduled, including virtual theatre and conversations with New York creatives. This includes the previously announced 25th... Read more
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Red Bull Theater to host ‘The Belle’s Stratagem’ online reading
A charity reading of Hannah Cowley’s The Belle’s Stratagem will be hosted by Red Bull Theater. Lilli Cooper and Santino Fontana will take part in the one-off event, available to watch from February... Read more
Photo credit: Brandy and Whitney Houston (Photo by Neal Preston and ABC)
Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization to hold ‘Cinderella’ live streaming party
Ahead of the exclusive streaming of Cinderella on Disney+, the Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization are holding a live viewing party. The event will take place on February 12, the same day that... Read more
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Lilli Cooper and Denée Benton to star in ‘Haley at Therapy’ concert
A brand new musical, Haley at Therapy will premiere on February 8, raising money for Broadway Cares. Tony Award nominees Lilli Cooper and Denée Benton will star in the one-act musical, with the... Read more
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Primary Stages to restream ‘The Night Watcher’ in February
After a streamed revival of The Night Watcher in November 2020, Primary Stages have announced that the production will be available to watch again. Originally staged a decade ago, The Night Watcher... Read more