Presented by 59E59 Theaters, the festival begins April 1 and runs through June 29.
The festival will feature a double bill of two new short plays from Scotland's Traverse Theater Company: Clean and A Respectable Widow Takes to Vulgarity. Both works follow leading women who defy convention. The productions run April 2-26.
Playing With Grown Ups, by Hannah Patterson, will address the conventions of what an adult woman wants from life. Hannah Eidinow will direct the play, which runs April 29-May 18.
Ayckbourn Ensemble, written and directed by Alan Ayckbourn, will run May 29-June 29. Produced by Stephen Joseph Theatre, the ensemble includes two comedies and two shorts that will run in rep: Time of My Life, which follows a family gathering in honor of a woman's birthday; Arrivals & Departures, a work about an anti-terrorist operation; and Farcicals: A Double Bill of Frivolous Comedies, which include Chloe With Love and The Kidderminster Affair.
Pat Kirkwood is Angry will run June 10-29. Written by Jessica Walker, directed by Lee Blakeley and featuring musical arrangements by James Holmes, the play follows Britain's first wartime star and Noel Coward's muse, whose life changed after a meeting with HRH the Duke of Edinburgh.
Tickets to Brits Off Broadway go on sale on Feb. 28, with a special pre-sale for 59E59 members beginning Feb. 21.