Broadway Theatre


The Broadway Theatre opened on March 3, 1888, financed by James Bailey, the former partner of circus phenomenon P.T. Barnum. This theatre housed the final appearance of actor Edwin Booth on a New York stage, in Shakespeare’s Hamlet. It was demolished in January 1929.

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  • Built: 1880
  • Number of Seats: 1700
  • Longest Running Show: The Ugly Duckling
  • Performances: 3,652

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