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off-Broad·way

(ôf′brôd′wā′, ŏf′-)
n.
Theatrical work, often experimental and inexpensive, presented in New York City outside the Broadway entertainment district.
adj.
1. Of or being such a theatrical work.
2. Located outside the Broadway entertainment district.

off′-Broad′way′ adv.

off-Broadway

adj
1. (Theatre) designating the kind of experimental, low-budget, or noncommercial productions associated with theatre outside the Broadway area in New York
2. (Theatre) (of theatres) not located on Broadway

off-Broadway

Presented at a theater that is outside the Broadway district, often being experimental in nature.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.off-Broadway - low-budget theaters located outside the Broadway area in Manhattan
Manhattan - one of the five boroughs of New York City
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After a significant rewrite it reopened at the pub in 1994, running for five more months as Jelly Roll Morton: Hoo-Dude before finding a home off-Broadway.
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