or Off Broadway
professional drama produced in New York City in small theaters often away from the Broadway area and characterized by experimental productions.
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Origin of off Broadway
An Americanism dating back to 1950–55
OTHER WORDS FROM off Broadwayoff-Broadway, adjective, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for off Broadway
designating the kind of experimental, low-budget, or noncommercial productions associated with theatre outside the Broadway area in New York
(of theatres) not located on Broadway
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Cultural definitions for off Broadway
A descriptive term for part of the theatrical community of New York City that presents small-scale, often experimental dramas. The costs of off-Broadway productions are generally much lower than those of Broadway (see also Broadway) plays.
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