Off-Broadway News & Features - January 2021

Photo credit: Manhattan Theatre Club Artwork (Photo courtesy of Manhattan Theatre Club)
Manhattan Theatre Club announces spring 2021 virtual programming
Although Manhattan Theatre Club have confirmed in-person performances for as far away as winter 2022, this interim period is full of virtual offerings. They’ve announced the next line up of online... Read more
Photo credit: Marisa Tomei and Oscar Isaac (Photos courtesy of IBDB/MCC Theater)
Marisa Tomei and Oscar Isaac star in ‘Beirut’ reading for MCC Theater
When New York theatres first closed, actors took to the virtual stage and appeared in a number of online productions. As a result, MCC Theater’s virtual benefit reading of Beirut will be available to... Read more
Photo credit: Mary Testa and Andrew Barth Feldman (Photos courtesy of IBDB/ Nathan Johnson respectively)
‘Rabbit Hole’ virtual reading takes place online this weekend
The full cast of a virtual reading of Rabbit Hole has been announced, ahead of this weekend’s streaming. The Pulitzer Prize-winning drama will be revived as part of The Reading Series, and will be... Read more
Photo credit: One Night in Miami cast (Photo courtesy of Amazon Studios)
‘One Night in Miami’ now available to watch on Amazon Prime
After a world premiere in London, the film adaptation of One Night in Miami is now available. Based on Kemp Power’s debut play, the movie is now streaming worldwide on Amazon Prime, following release... Read more
'In & Of Itself' is coming to Hulu: experience the magical NYC theatre show at home
When In & Of Itself first came to New York City’s Daryl Roth Theatre in 2017, The New York Times determined that this one-man show “sets [Derek DelGaudio] apart from the Abracadabra crowd.” ... Read more
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WP Theater announces Spring 2021 season
Producing artistic director Lisa McNulty and managing director Michael Sag have announced the line-up of work for the Spring 2021 season at WP Theater. All events are free, and designed to lift the... Read more
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Manhattan Theatre Club announces further programming for 2021-2022 season
Following an initial announcement from Manhattan Theatre Club, two more shows have been confirmed for the winter 2021-2022 season. Skeleton Crew will make its Broadway premiere, while Prayers for a... Read more
Photo credit: Sam Harris in HAM (Photo courtesy of DKC News)
New releases announced on BroadwayHD
UPDATE: On 25 January, it was announced the Royal Shakespeare Company in England have partnered with BroadwayHD to offer nine Shakespeare plays. Plays so far include Hamlet, King Lear and Timon of... Read more