Sam S. Shubert Theatre

01_SHU_OPEN_2400.jpg

Producing team Lee and J.J. Shubert opened the Shubert Theatre, named for their late brother Sam, in 1913. Its rear pathway, intended as a fire exit and private loading zone, became known as Shubert Alley, a legendary Broadway thoroughfare and gathering place. The Shubert made history from 1975 to 1990 with A Chorus Line, whose 6,137-performance run became the longest-running Broadway show of the time.

  • Built: 1913
  • Number of Seats: 1468
  • Stage Door: As you exit the main 44th St. doors, turn left into Shubert Alley. The stage door is a gold door marked "Stage Door" located between several large theatre advertising posters.
  • Bathrooms: Ladies and Men's: Down one flight of 20 steps from the orchestra level, and on the mezzanine and balcony levels. Wheelchair accessible restrooms are located at Sardi's (4th floor), directly across the street.
Now Playing Hello, Dolly! Buy Now