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(or Off′) Broad′way,

professional drama produced in New York City in small theaters usu. outside the Broadway area.
[1950–55, Amer.]
off′-Broad′way, adj., adv.
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At first it caused me to blush violently although I have seen several Old Years out at Rectors, and in other less fashionable places off Broadway, and in Vienna, and Hamburg.
ADD OFF BROADWAY to the awards-season reach of the American Theatre Wing, the long-standing nonprofit that founded and co-produces Broadway's Tony Awards: As of this season, the Wing will partner with the Village Voice to co-present the Obie Awards, the annual kudofest honoring Off Broadway work.
He served as musical director for the off Broadway play, Staggerlee, which won the prestigious Outer Circle Critics Award.
The 1974 Robert Patrick play had four Tony nominations, with Shirley Knight picking up best supporting actress and it also won an OBIE (off Broadway award) for best new American play.
Company series are listed, as well as seasons of professional regional companies across the US, Theatre World, Tony, and other award winners, and the longest running shows on and off Broadway. Many b&w and some color photos are included, as well as obituaries of those who died during the season.
I HAVEN'T been onstage with my own show for a while and last week saw me venture out to do some "off Broadway gigs".
He formed the young playwrights Festival in 1982, a national playwriting competition for young playwrights 18 years and younger from all 50 states and abroad, evaluated by theater professionals and top plays are fully produced annually at off Broadway theaters.
What was not widely known at the time was that in addition to critique the Broadway and Off Broadway plays of others for "Show Business", a publication dedicated to the entertainment industry in New York.
Jeff Cohen, whose Worth Street Theater Company last year revived Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart, has cast Beckett's Happy Days (at Classic Stage Company in New York through March 13) with two of off Broadway's most flagrantly out gay actors: Lea DeLaria as Winnie, buried up to her waist and then her neck, and David Greenspan as her ragamuffin husband, Willie.
Off Broadway, Australian choreographer Garry Stewart is developing Birdbrain, starring genetically damaged swans, for performances in Australia in 2000, and Spunky Productions and Dura Mater presented a Swan Lake retelling entitled Waterbirds in New York City in October....