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Princeton's WordNet

  1. off-Broadwaynoun

    low-budget theaters located outside the Broadway area in Manhattan

GCIDE

  1. off-Broadwayadjective

    Of or pertaining to the professional theaters in Manhattan not in the Broadway area; performed in off-Broadway.

  2. off-Broadwaynoun

    The professional drama presented in off-Broadway theaters.

Wiktionary

  1. off-Broadwaynoun

    In the New York City area, a small theater with fewer than 300 seats, or a production in such a theater, usually away from the "Broadway" theater district, which operates under special rules from the theatrical unions, which permits mounting productions at a much lower cost.

    Costs what they are, even Neil Simon premiered a play off-Broadway.

  2. off-Broadwayadjective

    Of or pertaining to an off-Broadway theater, or a production mounted in one.

    Little Shop of Horrors is probaby the most famous of the off-Broadway productions.

Wikipedia

  1. Off-Broadway

    An off-Broadway theatre is any professional theatre venue in New York City with a seating capacity between 100 and 499, inclusive. These theatres are smaller than Broadway theatres, but larger than off-off-Broadway theatres, which seat fewer than 100. An "off-Broadway production" is a production of a play, musical, or revue that appears in such a venue and adheres to related trade union and other contracts. Some shows that premiere off-Broadway are subsequently produced on Broadway.

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  1. off-broadway

    Off-Broadway refers to professional theatrical performances produced in New York City in theaters smaller than Broadway theaters, but larger than off-off-Broadway venues. It is a step below Broadway in terms of production budget and fame, yet still offers a high level of quality theatre. The term generally applies to plays or musicals staged in venues with seating capacity between 100 and 499. Off-Broadway productions might include experimental work, plays with limited commercial appeal, or work by new writers and producers.

Wikidata

  1. Off-Broadway

    An Off-Broadway theatre is a professional venue in New York City with a seating capacity between 100 and 499. These theatres are smaller than Broadway theatres. An "Off-Broadway production" is a production of a play, musical or revue that appears in such a venue, and which adheres to related trade union and other contracts.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of off-broadway in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of off-broadway in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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