Martin Beck Theatre New York, NY | Playbill

Martin Beck Theatre

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The Martin Beck Theatre opened in 1924 at 302 W. 45th Street. Designed by architect G. Albert Lansburgh, the large, grandiose venue premiered Bye Bye, Birdie and presented revivals of Kiss Me, Kate and Guys and Dolls. The Martin Beck was renamed for celebrity caricaturist Al Hirschfeld in 2003.

  • Built: 1924
  • Number of Seats: 1302
  • Longest Running Show: The Yeomen of the Guard
  • Performances: 24,913

Owner History

Feb 16, 1966 - Jujamcyn Theaters Theatre Owner
Aug 01, 1958 - Feb 16, 1966 City Investing Company Theatre Lessee
Nov 16, 1940 - Feb 16, 1966 The Martin Beck Estate Theatre Owner
Sep 01, 1928 - Dec 01, 1931 The Theatre Guild Theatre Lessee
Nov 11, 1924 - Nov 16, 1940 Martin Beck Theatre Owner
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