New York City (September 19, 2023) — New York City Tourism + Conventions, New York City’s official destination marketing organization and convention and visitors bureau today announced the return of NYC Off-Broadway WeekSM, presented by Mastercard®, with the start of 2-for-1 ticket sales to 31 Off-Broadway shows, at . The biannual program, now in its 14th year, will run October 3–15, 2023.
“We’re excited to invite New Yorkers and visitors to once again immerse themselves in the intimate setting of an Off-Broadway Week production,” said New York City Tourism + Conventions President and CEO Fred Dixon. “Off-Broadway has long been home to some of the City’s most groundbreaking theater, and we’re proud to continue our partnership with The Off-Broadway League to offer this program that makes the Off-Broadway experience more accessible.” Participating shows in NYC Off-Broadway Week Fall 2023 include:
Alice in Wonderland the Musical
All The Devils Are Here *
Asi Wind's Inner Circle
Bettinger's Luggage *
Bite Me *
Blue Man Group
The Creeps *
Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors *
Friends! The Musical Parody
Gazillion Bubble Show
I Can Get It For You Wholesale *
Killer Bois *
La Breve y Maravillosa Vida de Oscar Wao
Mary gets hers *
The Office! A Musical Parody
The Play that Goes Wrong
Poor Yella Rednecks
Radojka, Si te Mueres te Mato *
The Refuge Plays
Sabbath’s Theater *
Saw the Musical: The Unauthorized Parody of Saw *
Singfeld! An Unauthorized Musical Parody About Nothing *
Tripping On Life
* New participants in NYC Off-Broadway Week.
“We are proud to continue our partnership with New York City Tourism + Conventions in introducing New Yorkers and visitors to the intimacy and beauty of Off-Broadway,” said Casey York, President of The Off-Broadway League. “We’re happy that for the past 14 years, this biannual program has continued to bring in new audiences from across our city and across the globe to experience the intimate setting of a live Off-Broadway show.”
“Together with New York City Tourism + Conventions, we remain dedicated to providing cardholders unique access to the best of New York City,” said Rustom Dastoor, Executive Vice President of North America Marketing & Communications at Mastercard. “We are excited to celebrate NYC Off-Broadway Week and continue to bring people closer to their passion for the arts and theater.”
Participating Off-Broadway shows can be sorted by filters including Genre (Comedy, Drama, Kid-Friendly, Magic, Musical, Play), Audience (Adults Only, Family–All Ages, Not for Younger Children (5+), Teens and Adults); Borough and Neighborhood at .
Since its launch in 2009, over 600 Off-Broadway productions have participated in NYC Off-Broadway Week. The program has also generated over $4 million in revenue through sales; over 100,000 tickets have been sold.
New York City’s welcomed over 56 million travelers in 2022, which marks a return of 85% of the City’s record 66.6 million visitors in 2019. The City remains on track to welcome 63.2 million visitors in 2023.
About New York City Tourism + Conventions:
New York City Tourism + Conventions is the official destination marketing organization and convention and visitors bureau 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 all there is to do and see in New York City, visit nyctourism.com.
About The Off-Broadway League:
The Off-Broadway League was founded in 1959 to foster theatrical productions produced in Off-Broadway theatres (productions in Manhattan in venues with 100–499 seats), to assist in the voluntary exchange of information among its members, and to serve as a collective voice of its membership in pursuit of these goals. In the recent years the League has grown to represent an average of 150 individual members and theatres and 100 non-for-profit and commercial shows per season.
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