Off-Broadway News & Features - December 2021

Love Actually? The Unauthorized Musical Parody
'Love Actually? The Unauthorized Musical Parody' closes off Broadway
We don't love this news, actually. Love Actually? The Unauthorized Musical Parody is ending its Off-Broadway run just over a week early due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Originally... Read more
Is There Still Sex In the City?
'Is There Still Sex in the City?' ends Off-Broadway run due to Covid-19
Pour out a cosmopolitan. Is There Still Sex in the City?, the Off-Broadway solo show by Sex and the City creator Candace Bushnell, has ended its run at the Daryl Roth Theatre. The show, which was... Read more
A Sherlock Carol
‘A Sherlock Carol’ to return to New York in 2022
The Christmas spirit(s) will be back next year! The new holiday play A Sherlock Carol, which is currently running at New World Stages through January 2, announced plans for another New York... Read more
Trevor: The Musical
'Trevor: The Musical' closes early off Broadway
Trevor: The Musical has ended its Off-Broadway run. On the morning of December 20, the show, which was originally booking at Stage 42 through April 2022, announced a closing date of January 2. Later... Read more
Vineyard Theatre and WP Theater announce 'sandblasted' Off-Broadway casting
The world premiere of Charly Evon Simpson's sandblasted has found its cast. The co-production from Vineyard Theatre and WP Theater will go up at Vineyard Theatre from February 3 to March 6, with an... Read more
On Sugarland
New York Theatre Workshop announces Off-Broadway dates and casting for 'On Sugarland'
Casting and dates have been announced for the New York Theatre Workshop production of Aleshea Harris's On Sugarland, directed by Whitney White. Off-Broadway performances begin February 2 ahead of a... Read more
Prayer for the French Republic
Manhattan Theatre Club announces cast for 'Prayer for the French Republic' off Broadway
Manhattan Theatre Club's world-premiere production of Prayer for the French Republic has announced its full ensemble cast. Betsy Aidem, Yair Ben-Dor, Francis Benhamou, Ari Brand, Pierre Epstein,... Read more
West Side Story
How Steven Spielberg and Tony Kushner conceived 'West Side Story' for today
During the opening brawl of the 1961 West Side Story film, Bernardo and his gang, the Sharks, pursue Little Johnny of the rival Jets gang after they catch him painting "Sharks stink" on a wall. In... Read more
W. Tré Davis and Tyler Fauntleroy
Playwrights Horizons announces casting for 'Tambo & Bones' off Broadway
UPDATE: Tambo & Bones has pushed its run back by one week. The show will begin performances January 19, open February 7, and close February 27. Casting for Playwrights Horizons's production of ... Read more
Space Dogs
MCC Theater announces dates for new musical 'Space Dogs'
UPDATE: Space Dogs will now begin performances January 25 and open on February 13. The show will now run through March 6. Executive director Blake West said the decision was made "in conjunction with... Read more