14th St Theatre / NY

  • Fourteenth Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues)
  • Also named: Theatre Francaise (1866), Fourteenth Street (1870), Lyceum (1872),
              Haverly's 14th Street (1879), Fourteenth Street (1885)
  • Built: 1866
  • Demolished: 1936

    History: This house was built by producers M. Guignet & C. Drivet to hold French plays and comic operas. After four years, new owners renamed it and switched to a less restricted booking policy. This handsome house became home to J.H. Haverly's minstrel troupe. It had a final blaze of glory as home to Eve Le Gallienne's Civic Repertory company 1926-1932.

  • (photo from "Pictorial Guide to New York Theatres - 1883" www.daviscrossfield.com/)

    Programs available from this theatre:

    Evangeline (1885)

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