Off-Broadway News

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The Mother
Atlantic Theater Company announce extension for The Mother
Ahead of the first performance, Atlantic Theater Company have announced that The Mother will be extended for one week. Written by Florian Zeller, the play was originally in French titled La Mère. It... Read more
Superhero Extension
Second Stage Theater announce extension for Superhero
Second Stage Theater have announced a one-week extension of the world premiere of Superhero at the Tony Kiser Theater. The cast of Superhero stars Kate Baldwin, who has received Tony Award... Read more
Roundabout Theatre Company
Roundabout Theatre Company announces 2019-2020 off-Broadway season
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the shows which will form the 2019-2020 off-Broadway season at the Harold & Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre. The season will be made up of three... Read more
Alice by Heart
World premiere of Alice By Heart extended at MCC
A one-week extension for the world premiere of Alice by Heart at the Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space has been announced by MCC Theater. The production began previews on January 30, before an... Read more
Carly Sakolove in The Book of Merman
The Book of Merman sets off-Broadway closing date at St. Luke's Theatre
Producers of the New York premiere of The Book of Merman have confirmed a closing date of Februar 17, 2019, at off-Broadway's St. Luke's Theatre. The musical comedy began previews on October 5, 2018... Read more
Lee Wilkof
Lee Wilkof & more to join Michael Stuhlbarg in Socrates at Public Theater
The Public Theater has confirmed complete casting for the forthcoming world premiere of Socrates, written by Tim Blake Nelson and directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes, which is scheduled to play... Read more
Carla R. Stewart
Carla R. Stewart joins the cast of If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka at Playwrights Horizons
Playwrights Horizons has announced that Carla R. Stewart has joined the cast of the upcoming world premiere of If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka, written by Tori Sampson and directed by Leah C... Read more
Qui Nguyen & Jeff Augustin
Manhattan Theatre Club presents Poor Yella Rednecks and The New Englanders at New York City Center
In addition to the announcement of the Broadway premiere of Florian Zeller's The Height of the Storm, starring British stage legends Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins, Manhattan Theatre Club has also... Read more
Red Bull Theater
Red Bull Theater presents The White Devil and Mac Beth at Lucille Lortel Theatre
Red Bull Theater has announced two new off-Broadway productions to be staged at the company's new home of the Lucille Lortel Theatre, whose seating arrangement it is currently reconfiguring as a... Read more
Hercules
Public Theater to present Hercules, alongside Much Ado About Nothing and Coriolanus, in Central Park
Exciting news of heroic proportions for fans of Disney's 1997 animated classic "Hercules"! The Public Theater has announced a brand new stage adaptation as part of its 2019 Free Shakespeare in the... Read more
Tony Yazbeck
Tony Yazbeck to star in The Cradle Will Rock at Classic Stage Company
Classic Stage Company has announced casting for its upcoming production of Marc Blitzstein's play in music The Cradle Will Rock, which is scheduled for a limited engament at CSC from March 19 to May... Read more
Kavi Ladnier & Sendhil Ramamurthy
Kavi Ladnier & Sendhil Ramamurthy to star in Hatef**k at WP Theater
WP Theater has announced that Kavi Ladnier and Sendhil Ramamurthy will star as Layla and Imran, respectively, in the world premiere of Hatef**k, written by Rehana Lew Mirza and directed by Adrienne... Read more
Jessica Frances Dukes
Signature Theatre announces extension for By the Way, Meet Vera Stark by Lynn Nottage
Signature Theatre has announced a 1-week extension for its current production of By the Way, Meet Vera Stark, written by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage and directed by Obie Award winner... Read more
Thomas Sadoski
Thomas Sadoski joins Daveed Diggs and more to complete cast of White Noise
Casting is now complete for the Public Theater's upcoming world premiere of White Noise, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks, which is scheduled to begin previews at the Public's... Read more
Justin Long
Justin Long joins the cast of Do You Feel Anger? at Vineyard Theatre
Screen favorite Justin Long is set to return to the New York stage this spring, joining the previously announced cast of Vineyard Theatre's upcoming New York premiere of Do You Feel Anger?. Written... Read more