"We're excited to provide visitors and New Yorkers the perfect opportunity to experience Off-Broadway's talent, energy and appeal at an impressive value," said Fred Dixon, president and CEO of NYC & Company. "With more than 30 productions to choose from, ranging in style from family-friendly shows to cutting-edge comedies, there is something for everyone to enjoy this winter."
"The Off-Broadway League is proud to partner once again with NYC & Company on the Winter 2016 Off-Broadway Week promotion," said Adam Hess, president of The Off-Broadway League. "With this year's wide variety of productions participating it's a great opportunity for audiences to introduce friends and family to their favorite long-running show or see the next big hit. Off-Broadway Week makes theatergoing accessible and affordable."
"New York City is second to none when it comes to theater," said Luis Castro, Acting Commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment. "Off-Broadway Week offers a terrific introduction to the City's rich theatrical landscape and we are proud to partner with NYC & Company to give more New Yorkers and visitors the opportunity to experience it."
Shows participating in NYC Off-Broadway Week Winter 2016:*
• 2 Across: A New Comedy of Crosswords and Romance
• Avenue Q
• Beauty & the Beast - the musical by Sgouros & Bell
• Blue Man Group
• The Body of an American
• Buried Child
• Crónica de una muerte anunciada (Chronicle of a Death Foretold)
• Daddy Long Legs
• Drunk Shakespeare
• En el tiempo de las mariposas (In the Time of Butterflies
• Fuerza Bruta
• Gazillion Bubble Show
• La Tía Julia y el escribidor (Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter)
• My Big Gay Italian Midlife Crisis
• Old Hats
• Perfect Crime
• Ruthless! The Musical
• Sam Eaton's The Quantum Eye - Mentalism and Magic Show
• Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man
• Shear Madness
• Sistas: the Musical
• Smart People
• Maurice Hines Tappin' Thru Life
• The Berenstain Bears LIVE!
• The Fantasticks
• The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
• The Woodsman
• Trip of Love
• Women Without Men
*Subject to availability. Blackout dates may apply.
First launched in February 2009, Off-Broadway Week is produced and presented by NYC & Company in partnership with the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment and The Off-Broadway League.
NYC Off-Broadway Week is featured as part of Unlock NYC, NYC & Company's new year-round seasonal campaign, with the first iteration focusing on winter travel. To unlock fun facts behind some of Off-Broadway Week's participating shows, visit nycgo.com/unlock.
About NYC & Company:
NYC & Company is the official marketing, tourism and partnership organization for the City of New York, dedicated to maximizing travel and tourism opportunities throughout the five boroughs, building economic prosperity and spreading the positive image of New York City worldwide. For more information, visit nycgo.com.