American Airlines Theatre (2000) New York, NY | Playbill

American Airlines Theatre

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The American Airlines Theatre opened as the Selwyn Theatre in 1918, named for its producers Edgar and Arch Selwyn. After functioning as a grindhouse since the Depression, the Selwyn Theatre was fully restored in 2000 by the Roundabout Theatre Company and renamed the American Airlines Theatre.

  • Built: 1918
  • Number of Seats: 740
  • Longest Running Show: Ladies Night in a Turkish Bath
  • Performances: 8,983
  • Stage Door: As you exit, the stage door is to the left of the 43rd St. exit. Sometimes actors exit through the main 42nd St. entrance, so check with staff where to wait.
  • Bathrooms: <p>Orchestra level. Wheelchair-accessible restroom also on orchestra level.</p> <p>Orchestra level. Wheelchair-accessible restroom also on orchestra level.</p>
  • Concessions: Orchestra level. Penthouse Lounge on 5th Floor.

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