Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre

Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre

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The Schoenfeld Theatre opened as the Plymouth in 1917. Designed by Herbert J. Krapp, the Plymouth joined the Booth, Broadhurst and Shubert Theatres to solidify the Shubert family dominance on a full block of W. 44th and 45th Streets. In 2005, the theatre was renamed for Gerald Schoenfeld, the chairman of the Shubert Organization.

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  • Built: 1917
  • Number of Seats: 1093
  • Stage Door: In front of the theatre, to the left of the box office entrance when leaving the theatre. The door is labeled "Stage Entrance."
  • Bathrooms: Ladies: Downstairs from the orchestra level. 10 stalls.

    Men's: In the theatre's basement (4 urinals and 4 stalls, including 1 handicapped accessible).

  • Water Fountain: In the restrooms.

Owner History

Jan 1, 1973 - The Shubert Organization Theatre Owner/Operator
Jun 8, 1946 - Jan 1, 1973 Select Operating Corporation Theatre Owner/Operator
Apr 7, 1933 - Jun 8, 1946 Select Operating Corporation Theatre Owner
Jan 1, 1924 - Apr 7, 1933 Shubert Theatre Corporation Theatre Owner
Oct 10, 1917 - Jun 8, 1946 Arthur Hopkins Theatre Operator
Oct 10, 1917 - Jan 1, 1924 Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.) Theatre Owner