New Theatre

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The New Theatre was built in 1909, financed by notable magnates John Jacob Astor, Henry Clay Frick, J.P. Morgan, Cornelius Vanderbilt, and Harry Payne Whitney. In 1916, the theatre presented Florenz Ziegfeld and Charles Dillingham’s revue The Century Girl, with a score by Irving Berlin and Victor Herbert. The New Theatre, then called the Century, was demolished in 1930.

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  • Built: 1909
  • Number of Seats: 2320
  • Longest Running Show: Blossom Time
  • Performances: 485