Off-Broadway News & Features

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Deirdre O'Connell in Dana H.
Vineyard Theatre announces second extension for Dana H.
The Vineyard Theatre has now announced a second 2-week extension for the current New York premiere of Dana H., written by Tony Award nominee Lucas Hnath, adapted from interviews with Dana... Read more
Francis Jue in Cambodian Rock Band
Signature Theatre announces second extension for Cambodian Rock Band
Signature Theatre has now announced a second 1-week extension for its current New York premiere of Cambodian Rock Band, written by Lauren Yee and directed by Chay Yew, which began previews at... Read more
Emily Walton & Adam Kantor in Darling Grenadine
Roundabout Theatre Company announces extension for Darling Grenadine
Roundabout Theatre Company has now announced a 1-week extension for its current world premiere of Daniel Zaitchik's Darling Grenadine, which marks the first new Roundabout Underground musical in a... Read more
Lesli Margherita in Emojiland
Lesli Margherita returns to Emojiland at The Duke on 42nd Street
All hail, Lesli Margherita! The Olivier Award winner and stage favorite returns to the Off-Broadway company of new musical Emojiland tonight, following a planned leave of absence due to prior... Read more
Hudson Loverro
Hudson Loverro to star in Trevor at Stage 42
Complete casting has now been confirmed for the previously announced New York premiere of Trevor. Broadway alum Hudson Loverro is set to star in the titular role of the new musical, which is ... Read more
Greta Gerwig & Oscar Isaac
Full cast announced to join Greta Gerwig & Oscar Isaac in Three Sisters
New York Theatre Workshop has now confirmed that Pulitzer Prize finalist Clare Barron has been enlisted to adapt Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters for the upcoming production, directed by Tony Award... Read more
Dot-Marie Jones
"Glee" star Dot-Marie Jones makes New York stage debut in Rock of Ages
Don't Stop Believin' in Dot-Marie Jones! The "Glee" standout makes history tonight as the first-ever woman to play Bourbon Room owner Dennis Dupree in the much-loved jukebox musical Rock of Ages. The... Read more
Elise Kibler & Kara Young in All the Natalie Portmans
All the Natalie Portmans extends limited run at MCC Theater
Due to popular demand, MCC Theater has announced a 2-week extension for its current New York premiere production of All the Natalie Portmans, written by C.A. Johnson and directed by Kate Whoriskey.... Read more
Deirdre O'Connell in Dana H.
Dana H., starring Deirdre O'Connell, extends at Vineyard Theatre
The Vineyard Theatre has now announced a 2-week extension for the current New York premiere of Dana H., written by Tony Award nominee Lucas Hnath, adapted from interviews with Dana Higginbotham... Read more
Taylor Iman Jones in Emojiland
Taylor Iman Jones steps in for Lesli Margherita in Emojiland
Taylor Iman Jones joins the Off-Broadway company of new musical Emojiland tonight, covering the role of Princess through February 23, 2020. As previously reported, original cast member and Olivier... Read more
David Hyde Pierce & Alysha Deslorieux
Complete cast confirmed for world premiere of The Visitor at Public Theater
Ahead of performances of The Visitor starting next month, the full casting for the musical’s world premiere has been announced. The Visitor will begin performances at the Public Theater’s Newman... Read more
Zenzi Watson & Charlie Hudson III
MCC Theater announces full casting for world premiere of Nollywood Dreams
MCC Theater has announced the complete cast to star in the world premiere of Nollywood Dreams. The production will be staged at the Newman Mills Theater within the Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space... Read more
Jonathan Cable
Jonathan Cable to join Jersey Boys at New World Stages
Get ready to see Jonathan Cable walk like a man! Cable will join the Jersey Boys cast as Nick Massi in the hit musical’s open-ended run at New World Stages. Cable will appear in the show from... Read more
Faith Salie
Audible presents Faith Salie's Approval Junkie at Minetta Lane Theatre
Audible Theater has announced the New York premiere of Faith Salie's Approval Junkie, directed by Amanda Watkins, which is set for a limited engagement at the Minetta Lane Theatre from March 17... Read more
Taylor Iman Jones
Taylor Iman Jones to step in for Lesli Margherita in Emojiland
Due to prior obligations, Lesli Margherita will take a leave of absence from the new musical Emojiland later this month. Covering the role of Princess from February 18 to 23 will be Taylor Iman Jones... Read more
Jeremy Jordan
Jeremy Jordan to join the cast of Little Shop of Horrors at Westside Theatre
Suddenly, there'll be a new Seymour... On March 17, 2020 Tony Award nominee and Broadway favorite Jeremy Jordan will return to the New York stage to assume the role of Seymour in the smash hit Off-... Read more
Dot-Marie Jones
"Glee" star Dot-Marie Jones to make New York stage debut in Rock of Ages
Nothin' but a Good Time is heading Dot-Marie Jones' way! The "Glee" standout is set to make history as the first-ever woman to play Bourbon Room owner Dennis Dupree in the much-loved jukebox musical ... Read more