off Broadway

or Off Broadway


professional drama produced in New York City in small theaters often away from the Broadway area and characterized by experimental productions.

Origin of off Broadway

An Americanism dating back to 1950–55
Related formsoff-Broad·way, adjective, adverb

Definition for off broadway (2 of 2)

off off Broadway

or Off Off Broadway


experimental or avant-garde drama produced in New York City, in small theaters, halls, churches, etc.

Related formsoff-off-Broad·way, adjective, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019