off-Broadway

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Noun[edit]

off-Broadway (plural off-Broadways)

  1. (often capitalized) 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 and permits mounting productions at a much lower cost.

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off-Broadway (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to an off-Broadway theater, or a production mounted in one.
    Little Shop of Horrors is probably the most famous of the off-Broadway productions.