Off-Broadway News - April 2019

Michael Stuhlbarg in Socrates
Public Theater announces final extension for Socrates
The Public Theater has now announced a final extension for its current world premiere of Socrates, written by Tim Blake Nelson and directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes, which began previews at ... Read more
Azudi Onwejekwe & Doreen Taylor in Sincerely, Oscar
Sincerely, Oscar sets early closing date at Theatre Row
The Oscar Hammerstein II bio-musical Sincerely, Oscar has posted an early closure notice and the Off-Broadway premiere will now play its final performance at Theatre Row's Acorn Theatre on May 12,... Read more
Rock of Ages
10th Anniversary production of Rock of Ages to play New World Stages
Did you ever stop believin'?! The five-time Tony Award-nominated musical Rock of Ages will officially return to the New York stage this summer for a special 10th Anniversary production at New World... Read more
Brad Oscar
Brad Oscar, Christina Sajous, Anne L. Nathan & more to star in Broadway Bounty Hunter
Casting has been revealed to join previously announced "Orange Is the New Black" star Annie Golden in the New York premiere of Broadway Bounty Hunter, a new musical comedy by Joe Iconis (currently... Read more
Ross Golan
MCC Theater announces 2019-2020 season
MCC Theater has confirmed five new productions for its second season at the company's new permanent home in Hell's Kitchen - The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space. The 2019-2020 Off-Broadway season... Read more
Sam Shepard
Signature Theatre's Curse of the Starving Class extends limited run
Signature Theatre has announced a 1-week extension for its upcoming production of Curse of the Starving Class, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Sam Shepard and directed by Tony Award nominee Terry... Read more
Maryann Plunkett in Juno and the Paycock
The Sean O'Casey Season extends at Irish Repertory Theatre
Irish Repertory Theatre has announced a 4-week extension for The Sean O'Casey Season, showcasing three of the Irish playwright's most famous plays in repertory: The Shadow of a Gunman (1923), Juno... Read more
Lucas Hnath
Playwrights Horizons announces 2019-2020 season
Playwrights Horizons has announced six new productions for the company's 2019-2020 Off-Broadway season, including three world premieres and three New York premieres to be staged at the Mainstage... Read more
LaChanze & Saycon Sengbloh
The Secret Life of Bees extends at Atlantic Theater Company
Atlantic Theater Company has announced a 1-week extension for its upcoming world premiere of The Secret Life of Bees, a new musical featuring music by Tony & Grammy Award winner Duncan Sheik, ... Read more
Alison Fraser
Alison Fraser & more to star in Enter Laughing: The Musical at York Theatre Company
York Theatre Company has now revealed complete casting for its forthcoming, previously announced return engagement of Enter Laughing: The Musical, once again directed by Stuart Ross, which is... Read more
Michael Urie & Betsy Wolfe
Michael Urie, Betsy Wolfe & more to star in Encores! High Button Shoes
Complete casting has now been announced for the upcoming Encores! production of High Button Shoes, which is scheduled to play New York City Center's Mainstage from May 8 through to May 12, 2019. The... Read more
Anna Deavere Smith
Signature Theatre announces its 2019-2020 season
Signature Theatre has revealed details for the six new productions which will form the company's upcoming 2019-2020 Off-Broadway season at Pershing Square Signature Center. The season includes two... Read more
Justin Long in Do You Feel Anger?
Do You Feel Anger? extends at Vineyard Theatre
The Vineyard Theatre has announced a 1-week extension for its current New York premiere of Do You Feel Anger?, written by Mara Nelson-Greenberg and directed by Margot Bordelon, which began previews... Read more
Samantha Mathis
Atlantic Theater Company announces initial casting for Nomad Motel
Atlantic Theater Company has revealed initial casting for its upcoming New York premiere of Nomad Motel, written by Carla Ching, which is set to begin previews at Atlantic Stage 2 on May 22, 2019,... Read more
Danielle Brooks & Chuck Cooper
Danielle Brooks, Chuck Cooper & more to star in Much Ado About Nothing in Central Park
The Public Theater has announced casting for its upcoming "Shakespeare in the Park" production of Much Ado About Nothing, which is set to play a limited engagement at the Delacorte Theater in Central... Read more
Megan Ketch
Manhattan Theatre Club announces cast of Continuity
Manhattan Theatre Club has announced casting for its upcoming world premiere of Continuity, a new comedy written by Lucille Lortel and Drama Desk Award nominee Bess Wohl and directed by Tony Award... Read more
Rachel Bloom
Rachel Bloom to host the 64th Annual Obie Awards
Rachel Bloom, the Golden Globe-winning star and creator of The CW's "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," will officially host the 64th Annual Obie Awards, according to The American Theatre Wing and The Village... Read more
Jordan E. Cooper in Ain't No Mo'
The Public Theater announces final extension for Ain't No Mo'
The Public Theater has announced a final extension for its current world premiere of Ain't No Mo', written by Jordan E. Cooper and directed by Stevie Walker-Webb, which began previews at the Public's... Read more
Lucille Lortel Awards
Nominations for The 34th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards announced
Today the Off-Broadway League revealed the nominations for The 34th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for outstanding achievement Off-Broadway. The nominations were announced by Broadway favorites Rebecca... Read more