The Hottest Off-Broadway Shows in New York for 2016 (So Far)

Kate Dickie in "White Rabbit Red Rabbit"
Kate Dickie in White Rabbit Red Rabbit (Niall Walker via Flicker/Creative Commons)

New York is known for Broadway, but there are also plenty of excellent performances to be seen off-Broadway. Productions often feature award-winning or up-and-coming actors, and many shows go on to be performed on Broadway. These are five of the hottest off-Broadway shows so far this year.

White Rabbit Red Rabbit

White Rabbit Red Rabbit is a unique piece of theater. The play is performed by a different actor every time. The actor is given the script immediately before the performance and has no opportunity to read it in advance or rehearse. The play is a comment on the effects of living in an authoritarian society.

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Black Angels Over Tuskegee

Black Angels Over Tuskegee tells the inspirational story of the Tuskegee Airmen. The group of African-Americans had to endure racism and discrimination and fight to overcome their obstacles to become successful pilots in the United States Army Air Force during World War II.

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Cagney

Cagney is a musical that tells the story of James Cagney, a screen legend known for his tough guy persona in many classic films. The play follows his rise from a difficult childhood and his struggles to establish himself in Hollywood and become a successful and respected actor.

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Oslo

Oslo is a dramatic play about the 1993 peace treaty negotiated between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization, which became known as the Oslo Accords. The play tells the story of the behind-the-scenes negotiations that were necessary just to get the two sides talking and the process of reaching the accords.

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Newsical the Musical

Newsical the Musical is an ever-changing production that pokes fun at the news and newsmakers. It makes fun of celebrities and politicians and features songs about popular topics and current events. New songs are added frequently to keep up with issues and people making headlines.

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