Orpheum Theatre

‘STOMP’ is Staying Put at the Orpheum, but Must Cough up $2.2M Fine

Posted May 6, 2016 at 5:15 am

STOMP is staying put, after all. An arbitrator’s ruling in December prohibits termination of its lease. A year ago, the long-running production informed the landlord of the Orpheum that the production would leave the building for an unnamed theater in Times Square. Off Broadway going Broadway. The disheartening news came at a bad time – […]

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‘STOMP’ is Leaving the East Village Over Poor Theater Conditions

Posted April 30, 2015 at 8:39 am

STOMP is stabbing the East Village in the back. The off Broadway stalwart will soon depart its home of twenty-one years – the Orpheum Theatre – due to a lack of upkeep. It’s a sudden decision that will no doubt affect the recovery of Second Avenue in the wake of the fatal explosion last last […]

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‘STOMP’ Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary in the East Village

Posted February 19, 2014 at 6:04 am

These days the 299-seat Orpheum Theatre increasingly seems out of place amidst the backdrop of a radically changed East Village scene. It’s the last roaming dinosaur not killed off by the comet of hyper-gentrification. But there it is, a stone’s throw from the once-gritty St. Mark’s Place, still entertaining the hordes with one show only. […]

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