Broadway’s Broadhurst Theatre is approaching its 100th anniversary on September 27, and Feinstein’s/54 Below cabaret is planning to mark the milestone with “an evening of songs and stories, performed by the legends themselves who were lucky enough to grace the Broadhurst stage”; names to be announced.
The grand old theatre on West 44th Street in Manhattan has hosted the original productions of Cabaret, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Fiorello!, its current tenant Anastasia, and dozens more shows, with the stars crossing its stage over the years including Katharine Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, Chita Rivera, Ingrid Bergman, Tom Hanks, and Nathan Lane.
The celebration is scheduled for two performances, 7 and 9:30 on August 16. Tickets cost $25, $35, and $60, plus a $25 food/beverage minimum.
Other major productions at the Broadhurst through the years: Fosse, Amadeus, Men in White, Victoria Regina, Flahooley, Auntie Mame, 110 in the Shade, Beggar on Horseback, The Sunshine Boys, Broadway Bound, and Play It Again, Sam.
Other stars who have trod its boards: Helen Hayes, Barbara Cook, Lotte Lenya, Carmen Miranda, George C. Scott, Ian McKellen, Tim Curry, Savion Glover, Dustin Hoffman, William Shatner, Jerry Seinfeld, Daniel Radcliffe, Jude Law, Hugh Jackman, Bruce Willis, and Woody Allen.