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Although Broadway may be the first thing that you think of when someone mentions the City of New York and theatre in the same breath, the fact is there’s a lot more professional theatre to be seen than that which can be found on The Great White Way. Broadway consists of 40 theatres, which play host to some of the greatest productions on Earth. There are hundreds of more professional venues in NYC offering quality shows, experiences, and events.
Here’s a quick look at six such theatres, which include more than 20 different venues.
The Daryl Roth Theatre: Formerly home of the Union Square Savings Bank, the building was renovated in 1996 by Daryl Roth, creating 3 wonderful performance spaces. Presently, the popular show Wayra: Fuerza Bruta is enjoying a long run. The theatre spaces host a wide range of productions. Past shows includeBunnicula: A Rabbit Tale of Musical Mystery; Dear Edwina; and The Good and the True.
The Joyce Theatre: The theatre was founded in 1982 by dancers and with the mission of presenting a range of dance events. The offerings are rich and varied with this month including BODYTRAFFIC, doug elkins choreograohy, etc., The Royal Danish Ballet: Principals & Soloists, and Parsons Dance.
Liberty Theatres: This organization owns and operates four Off-Broadway theatres. Three of those venues are located in heart of New York City- Minetta Lane Theatre, Orpheum Theatre (STOMP), and Union Square Theatre (Lennon Through a Glass Onion). They also own a four-theatre complex called the Royal George Theatre located in Chicago. They offer a wide range of unique and interesting shows.
Signature Theatre: Founded in 1991 by James Houghton, Signature Theatre is focused on honoring and celebrating the playwright. The group makes a commitment to a body of work by various writers and the playwright is engaged in the entire process. Coming soon isBig Love by Charles Mee, directed by Tina Landau.
The Public Theatre: Joe Papp founded The Public nearly 60 years ago. Dedicated to producing in equal measure Shakespeare, the classics, musicals, contemporary and experimental pieces, the theatre offers NYC a wide range of programming at various venues, including its landmark downtown home at Astor Place, the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, and the Mobile Unit, which tours Shakespearean productions throughout New York City’s five boroughs.
Westside Theatre: In 1890, the building was initially the home of the Second German Baptists Church. It became a theatre in 1973, and since that time has produced work or been managed under various names. Reno Productions, Inc. purchased the theatre, renovated it, and reopened it in March 1991. The show I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change enjoyed a 12-year run at the theatre. Upcoming is the comedy Application Pending.
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