List Of Broadway Theaters In NYC With Information Guide

List Of Broadway Theaters In NYC With Information Guide

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This Complete List Of Broadway Theaters In NYC with Information Guide contains all the information one needs in finding a New York City Broadway Theater. This list includes information on the exact locations of each theater along with the nearest public transportation. Phone numbers for each Broadway Theater have also been included. This guide also includes links to each theater’s website in order to help with show times and ticket information and availability. ClassicNewYorkHistory also features simple information on the ownership of the theaters along with seating capacity. In addition, we have also included the history of the theatre’s opening day and the name changes a theater may have gone through. This is very helpful for people who may have visited a theater when it was named differently and would love to revisit the theater in current times.

This Complete List Of Broadway Theaters In NYC With Information Guide only focuses on Broadway Theaters. It does not include the many off-Broadway theaters. Those are listed in a separate guide. If you would like to learn more about the history of a certain theater just click on the theater name to be taken to a page that will contain the theater’s complete history. This list is in alphabetical order. It’s SHOWTIME!

Complete List Of Broadway Theaters In NYC

 

Al Hirschfeld Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: November 11, 1924, as the Martin Beck Theatre. Was named Al Hirschfeld Theater in 2004.

Current Owner: Jujamcyn Theaters

Seating Capacity: 1,424

Address – 302 W. 45th St. (Between 8th and 9th Avenues)

Nearest Subway Stop: Times Square 42nd Street Station

Phone: (212) 840-0479

New York City Landmark? Yes – Facade and Interior

Website: https://www.jujamcyn.com/theatres/al-hirschfeld/

Previous Popular Productions: Kinky Boots, Into the Woods and Guys and Dolls

Current Production: Moulin Rouge! The Musical


Ambassador Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: February 11, 1921, as Ambassador Theatre until 1980. Was briefly named New Ambassador Theatre in 1980 before switching back to Ambassador Theatre in 1980.

Current Owner: Shubert Organization

Seating Capacity: 1,125

Address – 219 West 49th Street (Between 8th Avenue and Broadway)

Nearest Subway Stop: 50th Street

Phone: (212) 239-6200

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade, Auditorium and Interior

Website: https://shubert.nyc/theatres/ambassador

Previous Popular Productions: Bring in ‘da Noise, Bring in ‘da Funk, The Diary of Anne Frank and Ain’t Misbehavin’

Current Production: Chicago


American Airlines Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: October 2, 1918, as the Selwyn Theatre. Was named American Airlines Theatre in 2000

Current Owner: City and State of New York/Roundabout Theatre Company

Seating Capacity: 740

Address – 227 W. 42nd Street (Between 7th and 8th Avenues)

Nearest Subway Stop: Times Square 42 Street Station

Phone: (212) 719-1300

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade and Interior

Website: https://www.roundabouttheatre.org/theatres-and-venues/american-airlines-theatre/

Previous Popular Productions: The Royal Family, The Importance of Being Earnest and The Man Who Came to Dinner

Current Production: 1776 (Musical)


August Wilson Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: April 13, 1925, as the Guild Theatre. Was renamed WOR Mutual Radio in 1943-1950. Was renamed ANTA Playhouse 1950 – 1953. Was named the American Academy of Dramatic Arts 1953 – 1981. Was named Virginia Theatre 1981 – 2005. Was named August Wilson Theatre in 2005.

Current Owner: Jujamcyn Theaters

Seating Capacity: 1,222

Address – 245 W. 52nd Street (Between Broadway and 8th Avenue)

Nearest Subway Stop: 50th Street

Phone: (212) 840-0479

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade and Interior

Website: https://www.jujamcyn.com/theatres/august-wilson/

Previous Popular Productions: Jersey Boys, Smokey Joe’s Café and City of Angels

Current Production: Funny Girl


The Barrymore Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: December 20, 1929, as the Ethel Barrymore Theatre until it was renamed The Barrymore Theatre the same year.

Current Owner: The Shubert Organization

Seating Capacity: 1,096

Address – 243 W. 47th Street (Between 8th Avenue and Broadway)

Nearest Subway Stop: 50th Street

Phone: (212) 239-6200

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade, Auditorium and Interior

Website: https://shubert.nyc/theatres/barrymore/

Previous Popular Productions: I Love My Wife, A Streetcar Named Desire and The Sisters Rosensweig

Current Production: The Piano Lesson


Belasco Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: October 16, 1907, as Stuyvesant Theatre. Was renamed Belasco Theatre in 1910.

Current Owner: The Shubert Organization

Seating Capacity: 1,018

Address -111 W. 44th Street (Between 6th and 7th Avenues)

Nearest Subway Stop: 42nd Street – Bryant Park

Phone: (212) 239-6200

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade and Interior

Website: https://shubert.nyc/theatres/belasco/

Previous Popular Productions: Dead End, A Raisin in the Sun and The Crucible

Current Production: Ain’t No Mo’


Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: January 11, 1927, as the Royale Theatre. Was renamed John Golden Theatre from 1934 – 1940. Was renamed the Royale Theatre from 1940 – 2005. Was renamed the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre in 2005.

Current Owner: Jacobs Theatre LLC

Seating Capacity: 1,078

Address -242 W. 45th Street (Between 8th Avenue and Broadway)

Nearest Subway Stop: 42nd Street

Phone: (212) 239-6200

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade

Website: https://shubert.nyc/theatres/bernard-b-jacobs

Previous Popular Productions: Grease, The Color Purple and The Elephant Man

Current Production: Almost Famous


Booth Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: November 4, 1987

Current Owner: Shubert and Booth Theatre, LLC

Seating Capacity: 766

Address – 224 W. 45th Street (Between 7th and 8th Avenues)

Nearest Subway Stop: 42nd Street – Port Authority Bus Terminal

Phone: (212) 239-6200

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade and Interior

Website: https://shubert.nyc/theatres/booth/

Previous Popular Productions: Butterflies Are Free, Hand to God and Other Desert Cities

Current Production: Kimberly Akimbo


Broadhurst Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: September 27, 1917

Current Owner: The Shubert Organization

Seating Capacity: 1,218

Address – 235 W. 44th Street (Between 7th and 8th Avenues)

Nearest Subway Stop: 42nd Street – Port Authority Bus Terminal

Phone: (212) 239 – 6200

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade and Interior

Website: https://shubert.nyc/theatres/broadhurst/

Previous Popular Productions: Amadeus, Romeo and Juliet and Pal Joey

Current Production: A Beautiful Noise


Broadway Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: December 25, 1924, B.S. Moss’s Colony Theatre. Was renamed Universal’s Colony Theatre from 1926 – 1930. Was renamed B.S. Moss’s Broadway Theatre from 1930 – 1932. Was briefly renamed again as Earl Carroll’s Broadway Theatre from 1932 – 1933. Was renamed Broadway Theatre 1933 – 1935. Was renamed again as B.S. Moss’s Broadway Theatre from 1935 – 1937. Was named Cine Roma from 1937 – 1939. Was renamed Broadway Theatre in 1939.

Current Owner: The Shubert Organization

Seating Capacity: 1,763

Address – 1681 Broadway (Between Broadway and 53rd Street)

Nearest Subway Stop: 7th Avenue

Phone: (212) 239-6200

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade and Interior

Website: https://shubert.nyc/theatres/broadway

Previous Popular Productions: Miss Saigon, Les Miserables and Guys and Dolls

Current Production: Weezer


Circle in the Square Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: November 15, 1972

Current Owner: Paramount Group

Seating Capacity: 840

Address – 235 W. 50th Street (Between 7th and 8th Avenues)

Nearest Subway Stop: 50th Street

Phone: (212) 307-0388

New York City Landmark? No

Website: https://www.circlesquaretheatre.com

Previous Popular Productions: 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Macbeth and Sweeney Todd

Current Production: KPOP


Eugene O’Neill Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: November 24, 1925, as the Forrest Theatre. Was renamed Coronet Theatre from 1945 – 1959. Was renamed Eugene O’Neill Theatre in 1959.

Current Owner: Jujamcyn Theaters

Seating Capacity: 1,108

Address – 230 W. 49th Street (Between 8th Avenue and Broadway)

Nearest Subway Stop: 49th Street/7th Avenue N.R.W.

Phone: (888) 985-9421

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade and Auditorium

Website: https://www.jujamcyn.com

Previous Popular Productions: Yentl, Five Guys Named Moe and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Current Production: Book of Mormon


Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: October 10, 1917, as The Plymouth Theatre. Was renamed the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre in 2005.

Current Owner: The Shubert Organization

Seating Capacity: 1,079

Address – 236 W. 45th Street (Between 7th and 8th Avenues)

Nearest Subway Stop: 42nd Street – Port Authority Bus Terminal

Phone: (212) 239 -6200

New York City Landmark? Yes-Façade and Auditorium

Website: https://shubert.nyc/theatres/gerald-schoenfeld

Previous Popular Productions: Come from Away, Bells Are Ringing and Thou Shalt Not

Current Production: Take Me Out


Gershwin Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: November 28, 1972, as Uris Theatre. Was renamed the Gershwin Theatre in 1983.

Current Owner: Paramount Group

Seating Capacity: 1,900

Address – 222 W. 51st Street (Between 7th and 8th Avenues)

Nearest Subway Stop: 50th Street

Phone: (212) 586-6510

New York City Landmark? Yes-Lobbies, Hall of Fame and Auditorium

Website: https://broadwaydirect.com/theatre/gershwin-theatre

Previous Popular Productions: Showboat, Grand Hotel and Starlight Express

Current Production: Wicked


The Golden Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: February 24, 1927, as the Theatre Masque. Was renamed the Golden in 1937.

Current Owner: The Shubert Organization

Seating Capacity: 802

Address – 252 W. 45th Street (Between 7th and 8th Avenues)

Nearest Subway Stop: 42nd Street – Port Authority Bus Terminal

Phone: (212) 239-6200

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade and Auditorium

Website: https://shubert.nyc/theatres/golden/

Previous Popular Productions: Avenue Q, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown and The Gin Gang

Current Production: Topdog/Underdog


Hayes Theater

Date Theater Originally Opened: March 12, 1912, as the Little Theatre. Was renamed Anne Nichols’ Little Theatre from 1936 – 1941. Was renamed New York Times Hall from 1941 – 1959. Was also named Little Theatre from 1959 – 1964. Was renamed Winthrop Ames Theatre from 1964-1965. Was renamed Little Theatre once again from 1965 – 1983. Was named Helen Hayes Theatre from 1983 – 2018. Was renamed Hayes Theatre in 2018.

Current Owner: Second Stage Theater

Seating Capacity: 597

Address – 240 W. 44th Street (Between 7th and 8th Avenues)

Nearest Subway Stop: 42nd Street – Port Authority Terminal

Phone: (212) 541-4516

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade and Interior

Website: https://broadway.com/venues/theaters/helen-hayes-theatre/

Previous Popular Productions: Gemini, Xanadu and Rock of Ages

Current Production: Kite Runner


Hudson Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: October 19, 1903, as Hudson Theatre. Was renamed the Savoy Night Club from 1981 – 1987. Was renamed the Hudson Theater in 1987.

Current Owner: Millennium & Copthorne Hotels

Seating Capacity: 975

Address – 141 W. 44th Street (Between 6th and 7th Avenues)

Nearest Subway Stop 42nd Street – Time Square

Phone: (855) 801-5876

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade and Interior

Website: https://thehusdsonbroadway.com

Previous Popular Productions: State of the Union, Good Hunting and Detective Story

Current Production: Death of a Salesman


Imperial

Date Theater Originally Opened: December 25, 1923

Current Owner: The Shubert Organization

Seating Capacity: 1,433

Address -249 W. 45th Street (Between 8th Avenue and Broadway)

Nearest Subway Stop:42nd Street – Port Authority Bus Terminal

Phone: (212) 239-6200

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade and Interior

Website: https://shubert.nyc/theatres/imperial

Previous Popular Productions: Les Miserables, They’re Playing Our Song and Dreamgirls

Current Production: Bad Cinderella


James Earl Jones Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: December 20, 1912, as Cort Theatre. Was renamed James Earl Jones Theatre in 2022.

Current Owner: The Shubert Organization

Seating Capacity: 1,092

Address -138 W. 48th Street (Between 6th and 7th Avenues)

Nearest Subway Stop: 47-50 Sts – Rockefeller Center

Phone: (212) 239-2600

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade and Interior

Website: https://shubert.nyc/theatres/james-earl-jones

Previous Popular Productions: The Magic Show, Abraham Lincoln and The Second Mrs. Tanqueray

Current Production: Ohio State Murders


Lena Horne Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: February 15, 1926, as Mansfield Theatre. Was renamed Lew Fields Mansfield Theatre from 1928 – 1929. Was renamed Mansfield Theatre from 1929 – 1960. Was renamed again to Brooks Atkinson Theatre from 1960 – 2022. Was renamed the Lena Horne Theater in 2022.

Current Owner: Nederlander Organization

Seating Capacity: 1,094

Address – 258 W. 47th Street (Between 8th Avenue and Broadway)

Nearest Subway Stop: 50th Street

Phone: (212) 719-4099

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade and Auditorium

Website: https://www.broadwaydirect.com/theatre/lena-horne-theatre

Previous Popular Productions: Waitress, Jane Eyre and Come Blow Your Horn

Current Production: Six


Longacre Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: May 1, 1913

Current Owner: The Shubert Organization

Seating Capacity: 1,091

Address – 220 W. 48th Street (Between 8th Avenue and Broadway)

Nearest Subway Stop: 50th Street

Phone: (212) 239-6200

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade and Interior

Website: https://shubert.nyc/theatres/longacre

Previous Popular Productions: Children of a Lesser God, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf and Russell Simmons’ Def Poetry Jam

Current Production: Leopoldstadt


Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: January 10, 1910, as Globe Theatre. Was renamed Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in 1957.

Current Owner:  The Stahl Organization and Nederlander Organization

Seating Capacity: 1,505

Address – 205 W. 46th Street (Between 8th Avenue and Broadway)

Nearest Subway Stop: 42nd Street – Times Square

Phone: (800) 714-8452

New York City Landmark? Yes-Façade and Interior

Website:  https://broadwaydirect.com/theatre/lunt-fontanne-theatre/

Previous Popular Productions: Beauty and the Beast, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Finding Neverland

Current Production: Sweeny Todd


Lyceum Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: November 2, 1903

Current Owner: The Shubert Organization

Seating Capacity: 922

Address – 149 W. 45th Street (Between 6th and 7th Avenues)

Nearest Subway Stop: 42nd Street – Times Square

Phone: (212) 239-6200

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade and Interior

Website: https://shubert.nyc/theatres/lyceum/

Previous Popular Productions: Born Yesterday, The School for Scandal and The Sunshine Boys

Current Production: A Strange Loop


Lyric Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: January 18, 1998, as Ford Center for Performing Arts. Was renamed Hilton Theaters from 2005 – 2010. Was renamed Foxwoods Theatre from 2010 – 2014. Was renamed Lyric Theatre in 2014.

Current Owner: The City and State of New York

Seating Capacity: 1,622

Address – 214 W. 43rd Street (Between 7th and 8th Avenues)

Nearest Subway Stop: 42nd Street

Phone: (855) 551-9772

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade and Interior

Website: https://lyricbroadway.com/

Previous Popular Productions: 42 Street, Ragtime and Paramour

Current Production: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child


The Majestic Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: March 28, 1927

Current Owner: Majestic Theatre, LLC

Seating Capacity: 1,681

Address -245 W. 44th Street (Between 7th and 8th Avenues)

Nearest Subway Stop: 42nd Street – Port Authority Bus Terminal

Phone: (212) 239-6200

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade and Interior

Website: https://shubert.nyc/theatres/majestic/

Previous Popular Productions: Fiddler on the Roof, Sugar and Funny Girl

Current Production: The Phantom of the Opera


Marquis Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: July 9, 1986

Current Owner: Vornado Realty Trust

Seating Capacity: 1,612

Address – 210 W. 46th Street (Broadway)

Nearest Subway Stop: 42nd Street – Time Square

Phone: (800) 714-8452

New York City Landmark? Yes – Auditorium

Website: https://broadwaydirect.com/theatre/marquis-theatre/

Previous Popular Productions: Me and My Girl, Gypsy and Victor/Victoria

Current Production: Beetlejuice


Minskoff Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: March 13, 1973

Current Owner: Nederlander Organization

Seating Capacity: 1,710

Address – 1515 Broadway (Between 45th Street and 7th Avenue)

Nearest Subway Stop:42nd Street – Times Square

Phone: (800) 714-8452

New York City Landmark? Yes – Auditorium

Website: https://broadwaydirect.com/theatre/minskoff-theatre/

Previous Popular Productions: Irene, Fidler on the Roof and Sunset Boulevard

Current Production: The Lion King


Music Box Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: September 1921

Current Owner: The Shubert Organization

Seating Capacity: 1,025

Address – 239 W. 45th Street (Between 8th Avenue and Broadway)

Nearest Subway Stop: 42nd Street – Port Authority Bus Terminal

Phone: (212) 239-6200

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade, Auditorium and Interior

Website: https://shubert.nyc/theatres/music-box

Previous Popular Productions: Pippin, Dear Evan Hansen and August: Osage County

Current Production: Walking with Ghosts


Nederlander Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: September 1, 1921, as the National Theatre. Was renamed the Billy Rose Theatre from 1959 – 1979. Was renamed Trafalgar Theatre from 1979 – 1980. Was renamed the Nederlander Theatre from 1980.

Current Owner: Nederlander Organization

Seating Capacity: 1,235

Address – 208 W. 41st Street (Between 7th and 8th Avenues)

Nearest Subway Stop: 42nd Street – Time Square

Phone: (800) 714-8452

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade and Auditorium

Website: https://broadwaydirect.com/theatre/nederlander-theatre/

Previous Popular Productions: Rent, War Paint and Pretty Woman: The Musical

Current Production: A Christmas Carol


Neil Simon Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: November 22, 1927, as Alvin Theatre. Was renamed Neil Simon Theatre 1983.

Current Owner: Nederlander Organization

Seating Capacity: 1,467

Address – 250 W. 52nd Street (Between 8th Avenue and Broadway)

Nearest Subway Stop: 50th Street

Phone: (800) 714-8452

New York City Landmark? Yes- Façade and Interior

Website: https://broadwaydirect.com/theatre/neil-simon-theatre/

Previous Popular Productions: Hairspray, Biloxi Blues and The Music Man

Current Production: MJ The Musical


New Amsterdam Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: October 23, 1903

Current Owner: Government of New York City

Seating Capacity: 1,747

Address -214 W. 42nd Street (Between 7th and 8th Avenues)

Nearest Subway Stop: 42nd Street – Time Square

Phone: (866) 870-2717

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade and Interior

Website: https://newamsterdamtheatre.com

Previous Popular Productions: The Lion King, Watch Your Step and Alice in Wonderland

Current Production: Aladdin


Palace Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: January 29, 1966

Current Owner: Nederlander Organization and Stewart F. Lane

Seating Capacity: 1,743

Address – 1564 Broadway (Between 7th Avenue and 47th Street)

Nearest Subway Stop: is 49th Street

Phone: (800) 714-8452

New York City Landmark? Yes – Auditorium

Website: https://broadwaydirect.com/theatre/palace-theatre/

Previous Popular Productions: Beauty and the Beast, Oklahoma and Legally Blonde

Current Production: SpongeBob SquarePants


Richard Rodgers Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: February 7, 1925, as The Chanin’s 46th Street Theatre. Was renamed 46th Street Theatre from 1932 – 1990. Was renamed Richard Rodgers Theatre in 1990.

Current Owner: Nederlander Organization

Seating Capacity: 1,400

Address – 226 W. 46th Street (Between 8th Avenue and Broadway)

Nearest Subway Stop: 42nd Street – Time Square

Phone: (800) 714-8452

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade and Auditorium

Website: https://broadwaydirect.com/theatre/richard-rodgers-theatre/

Previous Popular Productions: Chicago, Footloose and In the Heights

Current Production: Hamilton


Samuel J Friedman Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: December 7, 1925, as Biltmore Theatre. Was renamed Samuel J Friedman Theatre in 2008.

Current Owner: Manhattan Theatre Club

Seating Capacity: 650

Address – 261 W. 47th Street (Between 8th Avenue and Broadway)

Nearest Subway Stop: 50th Street

Phone: (212) 399-3000

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade and Interior

Website: https://www.manhattantheatreclub.com

Previous Popular Productions: To Be or Not To Be, Hair and The Little Foxes

Current Production: Summer, 1976


Shubert Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: October 2, 1913

Current Owner: Shubert and Booth Theatre, LLC

Seating Capacity: 1,502

Address – 225 W. 44th Street (Between 7th and 8th Avenues)

Nearest Subway Stop: 42nd Street – Port Authority Bus Terminal

Phone: (212) 239-6200

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade and Interior

Website: https://shubert.nyc/theatres/shubert/

Previous Popular Productions: A Chorus Line, Chicago and Gypsy

Current Production: Some Like It Hot


St. James Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: September 26, 1927

Current Owner: Jujamcyn Theaters

Seating Capacity: 1,710

Address – 246 W. 44th Street (Between 7th and 8th Avenues)

Nearest Subway Stop: 42nd Street – Port Authority Bus Terminal

Phone: (212) 840-0479

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade, Auditorium and Interior

Website: https://www.jujamcyn.com/theatres/st-james/

Previous Popular Productions: Hello, Dolly!, Peter Pan and High Society

Current Production: Into the Woods


Stephen Sondheim Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: April 1, 1918, as Henry Miller’s Theatre. Was renamed Park-Miller Theatre from 1970 – 1972. Was renamed Avon-at-the-Hudson Theatre from 1972 – 1978. Was also renamed Xenon 1978 – 1998. Was renamed Kit Kat Klub in 1998. Was named Henry Miller’s Theater again from 1998 – 2010. Was renamed Stephen Sondheim Theater in 2010.

Current Owner: Roundabout Theatre Company

Seating Capacity: 1,055

Address – 124 W. 43rd Street (Between 43rd Street and 6th Avenue)

Nearest Subway Stop: 42nd Street – Port Authority Bus Terminal

Phone: (212) 719-1300

New York City Landmark? Yes -Façade and Interior

Website: https://www.roundabouttheatre.org/theatres-and-venues/stephen-sondheim-theatre/

Previous Popular Productions: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, The Trip to Bountiful and Mrs. Doubtfire

Current Production: & Juliet


Studio 54

Date Theater Originally Opened: November 8, 1927, as the Gallo Opera House. Was renamed the New Yorker Theatre from 1930 – 1933. Was renamed Casino de Paris from 1933 – 1936. Was named Palladium Theatre from 1936 – 1937. Was named Federal Music Theatre from 1937 – 1939. Was renamed New Yorker Theatre again from 1939 – 1942. Was named CBS Radio Playhouse No. 4 from 1942 – 1946. Was named CBS Studio No. 52 from 1946 – 1977. Was renamed in 1977.

Current Owner: Roundabout Theatre Company

Seating Capacity: 1,006

Address – 254 W. 54th Street (Between 8th Avenue and Broadway)

Nearest Subway Stop: 7th Avenue

Phone: (212) 719-9393

New York City Landmark? Yes -Auditorium

Website: https://www.roundabouttheatre.org/theatres-and-venues/studio-54/

Previous Popular Productions: Cabaret, The Ritz and Holiday Inn

Current Production: The Minutes


Vivian Beaumont Theater

Date Theater Originally Opened: October 21, 1965

Current Owner: Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. (LCPA)

Seating Capacity: 1,080

Address – 150 W. 65th Street (Between 9th and 10th Avenues)

Nearest Subway Stop: 66th Street – Lincoln Center

Phone: (212) 501-3100

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade and Interior

Website: https://www.lct.org

Previous Popular Productions: Contact, The Crucible and The King and I

Current Production: Camelot


Walter Kerr Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: March 21, 1921, as Ritz Theatre. Was renamed Walter Kerr Theatre in 1990.

Current Owner: Jujamcyn Theaters

Seating Capacity: 975

Address – 219 W. 48th Street (Between 8th Avenue and Broadway)

Nearest Subway Stop: 50th Street

Phone: (212) 840-0479

New York City Landmark? Yes – Façade and Auditorium

Website: https://www.jujamcyn.com

Previous Popular Productions: Proof, A Bronx Tale and The Heiress

Current Production: Hadestown


Winter Garden Theatre

Date Theater Originally Opened: March 10, 1911, as Winter Garden Theatre. Was renamed Cadillac Winter Theatre from 2002 – 2007. Was renamed Winter Garden Theatre in 2007.

Current Owner: Shubert Organization

Seating Capacity: 1,600

Address – 1634 Broadway (Between 50th Street and Broadway)

Nearest Subway Stop: 50th Street on the 1 Line

Phone: (212) 239-6200

New York City Landmark? Yes- Façade, Lobbies and Auditorium

Website: https://shubert.nyc/theatres/winter-garden/

Previous Popular Productions: Cats, Fidler on the Roof and Mamma Mia!

Current Production: The Music Man

Resources

Jackson, Kenneth T. The Encyclopedia of New York City. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2011.

Haskell, David. The Encyclopedia of New York. New York: Avid Reader Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2020.

Bloom, Ken. Broadway: Its History, People, and Places: An Encyclopedia. New York: Routledge, 2004.

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