Many Broadway musicals started in a theatre off Broadway, including Sunday in the Park with George, RENT, and Godspell. It is magnificent theatre created year-round, all over Manhattan. From Pulitzer Prize-winning dramas to fun family fare, from laugh-till-you-cry comedies to foot-stomping extravaganzas, thereâ€™s something for everyone Off-Broadway.
New Yorkâ€™s Theatre District sparkles with bright lights and dazzling signage celebrating Broadwayâ€™s biggest blockbusters. But lurking in the shadows of all those hot ticket hits are the ghosts of shows who, over the years, have fallen victim to the harsh fatality of Broadway flop-dom. And, whoâ€™s to say what makes a flop so floppy? Is it lousy timing? Lousy subject matter? Or just straight up lousy material?