Off-Broadway News & Features - April 2022

Second Stage Theater
Second Stage Theater sets productions for Uptown Series off Broadway
Second Stage Theater has set two world-premiere plays for its 20th annual Uptown Series, its summer season of plays that perform at the McGinn/Cazale Theater. They include 53% Of by Steph D. Rosso... Read more
Ali Stroker, Daniel J. Watts
Ali Stroker, Daniel J. Watts join 'Richard III' at Shakespeare in the Park
All hail! The full cast of Richard III, the first Shakespeare in the Park production of 2022, has been set. The Public Theater's production will play the Delacorte Theater in Central Park from June... Read more
Jersey Boys
'Jersey Boys' sets Off-Broadway closing date
All seasons must come to an end. Jersey Boys, the musical about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, has set a closing date for its Off-Broadway run. The show will play its final performance at New... Read more
Roundabout Theatre Company sets new productions for 2022-23 Off-Broadway season
Roundabout Theatre Company has added three new productions to its 2022-23 season. You Will Get Sick by Noah Diaz, Primary Trust by Eboni Booth, and Covenant by York Walker will all make their world... Read more
Broadway Speakeasy
TodayTix to host Broadway Speakeasy events beginning in May
Roaring Twenties, meet 2020s! The Paradise Club in the Times Square EDITION Hotel will host a new immersive concert series, Broadway Speakeasy, this summer, presented by TodayTix. Broadway Speakeasy... Read more
'soft' at MCC Theater sets Off-Broadway cast
The world premiere of Donja R. Love's soft at MCC Theater has announced its cast. The Off-Broadway production begins performances May 12 ahead of a June 6 opening night, and will run through June 19... Read more
Deirdre O'Connell
'Corsicana' sets Off-Broadway cast at Playwrights Horizons
Corsicana, a new play by Will Arbery, has set the cast for its world premiere Off-Broadway run. The show runs from June 2 to July 10 at Playwrights Horizons, with an opening night on June 22. The... Read more
Mansa Ra
'…what the end will be' sets complete Off-Broadway cast
We know what the cast will be! The Off-Broadway premiere of Mansa Ra's …what the end will be has announced casting ahead of its first performance at the Laura Pels Theater in the Harold and Miriam... Read more
Jersey Boys
Top Off-Broadway shows to see in New York
New York is a huge city, and every neighborhood in every borough is teeming with theatre. The 41 Broadway theatres in the Theatre District sound like a lot, but there are tons more, even, than that... Read more
Skylar Astin
Skylar Astin to play Seymour in 'Little Shop of Horrors'
Suddenly... Skylar! Pitch Perfect star Skylar Astin is set to take over the leading role of Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors from May 17. He replaces How to Get Away With Murder star Conrad Ricamora... Read more
Somi Kakoma
'Dreaming Zenzile' sets Off-Broadway casting
New York Theatre Workshop and National Black Theatre's production of Dreaming Zenzile off Broadway has named its cast. The show, written and performed by Grammy Award-nominated musician Somi Kakoma,... Read more
Kinky Boots
'Kinky Boots' to return off Broadway this summer
Welcome back to the Land of Lola! The Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein musical Kinky Boots will return off Broadway this summer at Stage 42. Performances begin July 26 ahead of an August 25 opening... Read more
Playwrights Horizons
Playwrights Horizons announces 2022-2023 season
Playwrights Horizons has announced the full lineup for its 2022-2023 theatre season. Beginning in October, the company will present five works that "consider and radically challenge the very idea of... Read more