PHOTO CALL: Broadway Re-Christens Theatres for Two of Its Own

News   PHOTO CALL: Broadway Re-Christens Theatres for Two of Its Own Shubert Organization chairman Gerald Schoenfeld and his colleague the late Bernard Jacobs received an honor reserved for the very few on May 9. They had Broadway theatres named after them.
From Top: Hugh Jackman; The new marquees
From Top: Hugh Jackman; The new marquees

In a star-studded ceremony attended by many theatre personalities, as well as New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Broadway’s Plymouth and Royale theatres were officially renamed the Gerald Schoenfeld and Bernard B. Jacobs Theatres, respectively. At left, The Boy From Oz Tony Award winner Hugh Jackman speaks during the ceremony. Below, Schoenfeld, Mayor Bloomberg and Bernard Jacobs’ widow Betty look on as the new marquee (seen at left along with the Schoenfeld) for the Jacobs Theatre is unveiled on West 45th Street in the heart of Manhattan’s historic theatre district.

Photos by Aubrey Reuben


From Left: Gerald Schoenfeld, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Betty Jacobs
From Left: Gerald Schoenfeld, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Betty Jacobs
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