What is Off-Broadway?

Off-Broadway meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

Originally, a play, musical, or revue performed in New York City outside the geographical boundaries of the Broadway theatre district–later defined by the League of Off-Broadway Theatres and Producers as a professional venue in New York City with a seating capacity of up to 500. Some Off-Broadway shows have eventually run on Broadway (example: Sunday in the Park with George by Stephen Sondheim). See also: Obie Awards and Off-Off-Broadway.


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