off Broadway

noun, often capitalized O

Definition of off Broadway

  1. :  a part of the New York professional theater stressing fundamental and artistic values and formerly engaging in experimentation


play \ˈȯf-ˈbrȯd-ˌwā\ adjective or adverb, often capitalized O

Origin and Etymology of off broadway

from its usually being produced in smaller theaters outside of the Broadway theatrical district

First Known Use: 1953

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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