Off-Broadway News & Features - March 2021

Photo credit: 2018 production of A Letter to Harvey Milk (Photo by Russ Rowland)
‘A Letter to Harvey Milk’ musical charity benefit to stream in April
A Letter to Harvey Milk is the latest musical to receive a benefit reading, with money going to HIAS and The Actor’s Fund. The upcoming stream is available from April 22 - 25, with original cast... Read more
Photo credit: The Container (Photo courtesy of Young Vic Theatre)
New lineup added to BroadwayHD for April, including ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ documentary
The streaming service BroadwayHD has confirmed new productions to stream next month. Six shows will be added to the online service, celebrating Easter at the start of April and William Shakespeare’s... Read more
Photo credits: Creatives involved in The Refocus Project (Photos courtesy of Polk and Co)
Roundabout Theatre Company announce ‘The Refocus Project’ to restore Black plays
Roundabout Theatre Company will work with Black Theatre United on a new initiative, restoring once marginalized plays into the history of American theater. Titled The Refocus Project, the multi-year... Read more
Photo credit: Jocelyn Bioh (IBDB) and Public Theater (courtesy of Public Theater)
Public Theater announces Shakespeare in the Park to return for 2021
Last year’s Shakespeare in the Park season was cancelled due to the pandemic. But, Shakespeare’s words will continue to live on at the Delacorte Theater, as Shakespeare in the Park returns for 2021.... Read more
Photo credit: Keala Settle and Tom Kitt (Photos courtesy of IBDB)
‘24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues’ mark one year virtual anniversary
One year ago, 24 hours worth of monologues were first performed on Instagram. To mark the first anniversary, a night of virtual theatre has been created, with 24 new works to be presented over the... Read more
Photo credit: Aaron Tveit and Robyn Hurder (Photos courtesy of IBDB)
Aaron Tveit to star in ‘Rise Up With Arts’ virtual variety show
To celebrate World Theatre Day, stars from Broadway and West End productions will come together for a virtual show. Moulin Rouge cast members will be taking part in the event, available to watch on... Read more
Photo credit: Cast of In The Heights (Photo by Warner Bros. Pictures/Macall Polay)
‘In The Heights’ movie trailers released ahead of summer release
Ahead of In The Heights in cinemas this summer, two new trailers have been released. The In The Heights movie adaptation will be available to watch from June 18, both in cinemas and streaming... Read more
Photo credit: Blindness at the Donmar Warehouse (Photo by Helen Maybanks)
‘Blindness’ to open at Daryl Roth Theatre in April
Live theatre is finally returning to New York next month, as Blindness has posted an opening date at Daryl Roth Theatre. First seen in London, the North American transfer of Blindness will run from... Read more
Photo credit: Ramin Karimloo at the London Coliseum (Photo by Danny Kaan)
Broadway On Demand to stream series of London concerts
After a concert series wowed London audiences at the end of 2020, the concerts will receive a second lease of life as they’re being streamed online. The four concerts in Tonight at the London... Read more
Photo credit: Lincoln Center Restart Stages (Photo courtesy of Lincoln Center)
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts creates new outdoor performance spaces
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts have announced a new initiative to encourage live theater to return to New York City once more. Titled Restart Stages, 10 new rehearsal and performance spaces... Read more
Photo credit: Eva Noblezada in SELENA at Radial Park (Photo by Tricia Baron)
Drive-in experience Radial Park at Halletts Point Play reopens this spring
After shows in late 2020, Radial Park at Halletts Point Play will be home to more live theater this spring, as new productions have been confirmed. The venue will be home to what’s being billed a “... Read more
Photo credit: Nick Jonas (Photo courtesy of NBC)
Nick Jonas pays tribute to Broadway shutdown on Saturday Night Live
Acknowledging the upcoming one year anniversary since Broadway theatres were forced to close, Nick Jonas paid tribute to the performing arts industry while hosting Saturday Night Live. The chart-... Read more