Plymouth Theatre / NYC

(from Wikipedia)

The Plymouth Theatre, now known as the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, is located at 236 West 45th Street (George Abbott Way) in Midtown Manhattan
Designed by architect Herbert J. Krapp to resemble the neighboring Shubert and Booth theatres designed by Henry B. Herts in Spanish revival style.
The building was constructed by the Shubert brothers in 1917-18, christened the Plymouth Theatre, and leased to producer Arthur Hopkins.
He intended it to be a venue for legitimate plays starring notable actors such as John and Lionel Barrymore. The premiere production was
A Successful Calamity, a comedy with William Gillette and Estelle Winwood.

After Hopkins died in 1948, control of the theatre returned to the Shuberts, who still own the property, which was designated a New York landmark
in 1987. The 1,080-seat house was renamed after Gerald Schoenfeld, chairman of the Shubert Organization, in 2005.

Programs available from this theatre:

  • A Hatful of Rain / 1955
  • Good Soup / 1960

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