The Knickerbocker (Abbey's) Theatre

1394 Broadway / NYC

Name: Abbey's, built 1893. (Later named the Knickerbocker in 1896)
Location: 1394 Broadway at 38th Street, NYC
Architect: Carrere and Hastings
Seated: 1,500
Demolished: 1930

Originally named for impresario Henry Abbey. Home to several hit musicals, it was a bit south
of Times Square, and fell into disuse. It was demolished in 1930 along with its neighbor, the Casino.

The Winter Garden, Maxine Elliott, Casino and Knickerbocker theatres on Broadway in 1920.

  • Programs available onsite from this theatre:

  • An American Citizen (1897)
  • Honeymoon Lane (1927)
  • Merry Widow (the) (1921)
  • The Shepherd King: souvenir program (1904)

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