An off-Broadway theatre is any professional theatre venue in New York City with a seating capacity between 100 and 499, inclusive. These theatres are smaller than Broadway theatres, but larger than off-off-Broadway theatres, which seat fewer than 100.

Night scene of a theatre entrance.
New World Stages, an off-Broadway theatre complex in Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan

An "off-Broadway production" is a production of a play, musical, or revue that appears in such a venue and adheres to related trade union and other contracts.[1] Some shows that premiere off-Broadway are subsequently produced on Broadway.[2]

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