Off-Broadway News & Features - May 2019

Sarah Silverman
Atlantic Theater Company announces 2019-2020 season, including Sarah Silverman's world premiere musical The Bedwetter
Atlantic Theater Company has today revealed the full line-up for its forthcoming 2019-2020 season at its two Off-Broadway venues - the Linda Gross Theater and Atlantic Stage 2 - including a world... Read more
Jonathan Cake
Jonathan Cake to lead Shakespeare in the Park cast of Coriolanus
The Public Theater has revealed complete casting for the upcoming, previously announced Shakespeare in the Park production of the war-torn tragedy Coriolanus, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel... Read more
Lynn Nottage & Bartlett Sher
Lincoln Center Theater presents a new operatic version of Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel, directed by Bartlett Sher
Lincoln Center Theater presents a new opera Intimate Apparel as part of its 2019-2020 season, scheduled to begin previews at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater on February 27, 2020, ahead of an official... Read more
Christine Pedi in NEWSical The Musical
NEWSical The Musical sets Off-Broadway closing date at Theatre Row
Newsflash! Producers of the long-running Off-Broadway production of NEWSical The Musical have now announced a closing date. The fifth-longest-running musical in Off-Broadway history will play its... Read more
Sabina Zúñiga Varela
Public Theater announces complete cast of Mojada
The Public Theater has now announced complete casting for the upcoming New York premiere of Mojada, written by Luis Alfaro and directed by Obie Award winner Chay Yew, which is scheduled to begin... Read more
Peter Dinklage
The New Group's 2019-2020 season to include Cyrano, starring Peter Dinklage
"Game of Thrones" star Peter Dinklage is heading back to the New York stage! The New Group announced four new productions as part of its 2019-2020 Off-Broadway season today, kicking off with Cyrano (... Read more
Steven Boyer
MCC Theater announces cast of Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow
MCC Theater has now announced complete casting for its previously announced New York premiere of Halley Feiffer’s Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow, directed by Trip Cullman, which will begin... Read more
Justin Gregory Lopez in Octet
Signature Theatre announces final extension for Octet
Signature Theatre has announced a third and final extension for its current world premiere musical Octet, written by three-time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy and directed by Annie Tippe, which began... Read more
Heidi Schreck in What the Constitution Means to Me
Obie Awards 2019... And the Winners are...
Last night The American Theatre Wing and The Village Voice presented The 64th Annual Obie Awards at Terminal 5 on West 56th Street, hosted by the Golden Globe-winning star and creator of The CW's "... Read more
Kaitlyn Black
Kaitlyn Black to star in #DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment
Casting has now been confirmed for the previously announced Off-Broadway premiere of Robyn Lynne Norris' musical comedy #DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment, which begins previews at the Westside Theatre ... Read more
Helen Hunt
Helen Hunt leads starry cast of Encores! Off-Center's Working: A Musical
Casting has now been confirmed for the previously announced Encores! Off Center production of Working: A Musical which is scheduled to play New York City Center's Mainstage from June 26 to June 29,... Read more
Vineyard Theatre
Vineyard Theatre to present new plays by Tina Satter and Antoinette Nwandu in 2019-2020 season
Today the Vineyard Theatre revealed two of its three productions for the company's upcoming 2019-2020 Off-Broadway season. Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern commented: "We are thrilled... Read more
Andrew Polec in Bat Out of Hell: The Musical
New dates announced for Bat Out of Hell at New York City Center
Tickets are now on sale for the New York premiere of Jim Steinman's Bat Out of Hell: The Musical at New York City Center this summer. Instead of the previously announced 8-week limited engagement,... Read more
Samantha Mathis
Samantha Mathis & more to star in Make Believe at Second Stage Theater
Second Stage Theater has revealed initial casting for the previously announced New York premiere of Make Believe, written by Drama Desk Award recipient Bess Wohl and directed by four-time Tony Award... Read more
Mitchell Jarvis in Rock of Ages
New World Stages cast of Rock of Ages will include original Broadway star Mitchell Jarvis
They built this city on rock and roll! Casting has now been announced for the New York return of the five-time Tony Award-nominated musical Rock of Ages which is scheduled to be mounted as a special... Read more
Justin Gregory Lopez in Octet
Octet extends limited run at Signature Theatre
Signature Theatre has announced a second 1-week extension for its current world premiere musical Octet, written by three-time Tony Award nominee Dave Malloy and directed by Annie Tippe, which began... Read more
Alfie Fuller in BLKS
BLKS extends at MCC Theater
MCC Theater has announced a 1-week extension for its current New York premiere of BLKS, a playwriting debut by poet Aziza Barnes, directed by Robert O'Hara, which began previews at The Newman Mills... Read more
Michael Mitnick & Adam Gwon
Roundabout Theatre Company presents world premiere musical Scotland, PA
Roundabout Theatre Company presents the world premiere musical Scotland, PA, featuring a book by Michael Mitnick and music & lyrics by Adam Gwon, based on the film written by Billy Morrissette... Read more
Anika Noni Rose & Steven Skybell
Lucille Lortel Awards 2019... And the Winners are...
Last night the Off-Broadway League celebrated The 34th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards, honoring outstanding achievement Off-Broadway during the 2018-2019 season. The ceremony was hosted by multiple... Read more
Kate del Castillo
Audible presents the way she spoke, starring Kate del Castillo
Audible Inc. has announced its next production at off-Broadway's Minetta Lane Theatre as Kate del Castillo is set to star in the New York premiere of the way she spoke, written by Isaac Gomez and... Read more
Dave Harris
Roundabout Underground presents the world premiere of Exception to the Rule
Roundabout Underground presents the world premiere of Exception to the Rule, written by Dave Harris and directed by Miranda Haymon, as part of Roundabout Theatre Company's upcoming 2019-2020 Off-... Read more