The Off-Broadway Alliance is an organization of Off-Broadway producers, general managers, venue owners, press agents and marketing personnel dedicated to promoting and supporting Off-Broadway theater, encouraging and assisting new producers, and making live theater increasingly accessible to new and diverse audiences.
The Alliance holds monthly meetings and membership is open to everyone in the Off-Broadway theater community.
In addition to monthly meetings that foster discussion, innovation, and planning for the future of Off-Broadway, The Alliance conducts the following programs:
- 20 at 20, the biannual event featuring $20 tickets to participating Off-Broadway shows 20 minutes prior to curtain.
- Off-Broadway Economic Impact Report, which shows Off Broadway’s over $450 million annual impact on the economy of New York City.
- Popular seminar series at The Snapple Center focusing on the culture, business and history of Off Broadway. This past year included:
- “The Bad Boys of Off Broadway” (Stephen Adly Guirgis, Itamar Moses, Adam Rapp, and Christopher Shinn, moderated by David Cote of Time Out New York)
- Producing Off Broadway – Thinking Outside the Box (Amy Danis, Scott Morfee, Eva Price, and Orin Wolf, moderated by Jeremy Gerard of Bloomberg News)
- “Wicked Women of Off Broadway” (Annie Baker, Lisa Kron, Teresa Rebeck, and Sarah Ruhl, moderated by Patrick Healy of the New York Times)
- “New Directions for Gay Theater” (Jon Marans, Michael Urie, Christopher Sieber, Michael Zam, Leslie Jordan, and Joseph Zellnik, moderated by Patrick Healy of the New York Times)
- “Off Broadway Financials: How To Raise Money and Where To Spend It” (Jamie Cesa. Ken Davenport, Hugh Hysell, and Bruce Lazarus, moderated by Peter Breger)
- Producing Off Broadway: Questions & Answers (Ken Davenport, Seth Goldstein, and Adam Hess, moderated by John Capo)
- “This Day in Off Broadway History” photo gallery and a comprehensive guide to Off Broadway events and happenings.