Brits Off-Broadway 2023


Next summer we’ll finally be New York bound yet again.

New Diorama Theatre in London and 59E59 Theaters in New York are again joining forces to curate the 2023 Brits Off-Broadway festival.

Artistic directors and theatrical soul-mates David Byrne (NDT) and Val Day (59E59) will be programming all three of 59’s Off-Broadway spaces across two months next summer as part of the Brits festival - and are welcoming submissions of interest from companies and productions performing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

As part of their discussions, Val and David will be seeing work at the Edinburgh Fringe this August. So if you are interested in being considered as part of Brits Off-Broadway 2023, please fill out the brief invite form below.

Why Brits Off-Broadway?

Taking part in Brits Off-Broadway - with its subsidised hire (payable from final box office), full marketing and press support and reputation among New York audiences - is one of the most accessible, affordable ways to present work in New York. 

New York's leading showcase for independent British work with an 18-year history of breaking through the best theatre from across the UK to audiences and critics in NYC. Major artists such as Frantic AssemblyMike BartlettJohn TiffanySteven HoggettFrancesca MoodyJohn Brittain and Moria Buffini all made their New York debuts as part of previous Brits Off-Broadway seasons.

View the current financial arrangements for the festival here.

Inviting Us To See Your Work

Both David and Val will be visiting work at the Edinbrugh Festival Fringe this August. 

Both NDT and 59E59 want the Brits Off-Broadway festival to represent the full talent and diversity of British theatre, and are therefore will particularly interested to receive invitations from Black, Asian and Global Majority theatre-makers, as well as artists from working class backgrounds and productions that are deaf/disability-led.

Invite us to see your work below at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe below.