Off-Broadway News & Features - May 2021

Photo credit: Lynn Nottage (Photo by Gregory Costanzo)
Signature Theatre to present Lynn Nottage’s ‘The Watering Hole’
Signature Theatre will open a new theatrical installation next month, welcoming audiences back to Pershing Square Signature Center. Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage and acclaimed... Read more
Photo credit: Winnie the Pooh (Photo courtesy of Disney)
‘Winnie The Pooh’ musical adaptation to open at off Broadway
Get ready to venture “Deep in the Hundred Acre Wood”, as a new Winnie the Pooh musical is set to open in New York. Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Adaptation begins at Theatre Row from October 21,... Read more
Photo credit: Cast of Little Shop of Horrors and Jersey Boys (Photos by Emilio Madrid-Kuser and Joan Marcus)
Here's when all off-Broadway shows are opening
Theatres are opening again. From September 14, all theatres in New York City will be allowed to reopen once more, allowing full capacity audiences to return again. So far, a couple of off-Broadway... Read more
Photo credit: Jonathan Groff in Little Shop of Horrors (Photo by Emilio Madrid-Kuser)
‘Little Shop of Horrors’ to reopen at Westside Theatre in September
The off-Broadway revival of Little Shop of Horrors will resume its acclaimed engagement at Westside Theatre this fall. Little Shop of Horrors reopens from September 21, with performances scheduled... Read more
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Ariana DeBose and Shoshana Bean to lead TodayTix Originals Tavern on the Green concerts
A new series of concerts will begin at Tavern on the Green this month, featuring Ariana DeBose and Shoshana Bean. The TodayTix Originals concerts are taking place on selected dates throughout May and... Read more
Photo credit: Jersey Boys (Photo by Joan Marcus)
‘Jersey Boys’ to reopen at New World Stages in November
The off-Broadway production of Jersey Boys will resume its run this fall. Jersey Boys will reopen at New World Stages - Stage I from November 15, with details on future productions at New World... Read more
Photo Credit: Jasmine Eileen Coles and Amber Iman (Photos courtesy of Jasmine Eileen Coles and IBDB respectively)
Broadway Advocacy Coalition to present inaugural Fellowship Hall festival
The Broadway Advocacy Coalition (BAC) will present their first Fellowship Hall festival, with performances from May 20 - 23. The Fellowship Hall festival will see nine fellows showcase their projects... Read more
Photo credit: The Niceties (Photo by T. Charles Erickson)
Manhattan Theatre Club to present virtual adaptation of ‘The Niceties’
The original off-Broadway cast will reprise their performances in a virtual adaptation of Eleanor Burgess’ The Niceties. Last seen in 2018, The Niceties will now run online from May 27 - June 13. Set... Read more