Plymouth Theatre

Stuart Street / Boston, MS

Stage and Seating Chart, c.1915

The Plymouth Theatre (1911-1957) of Boston, Massachusetts, was located on Stuart Street in today's Theatre District.
Architect Clarence Blackall designed the building for Liebler & Co.

In October 1911, the touring Abbey Theatre presented Synge's Playboy of the Western World at the Plymouth; in the audience were W. B. Yeats, Isabella Stewart Gardner and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy.

Later performers included Henry Jewett, Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, 8-year-old Sammy Davis, Jr., and Bette Davis.

The Shubert Organization of New York bought the Plymouth in 1927 and used it largely for tryouts of plays headed for New York or going on tour, and for some long run performances.

Floor Plan / 1941

In 1957 the building became the Gary Theater which it remained until being demolished in 1978.

Programs available from this theatre:

  • Disraeli / 1913

  • Candida / 1925

  • Theatre / 1941

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