Built in 1926 and originally named the Mansfield Theatre, the Brooks Atkinson Theatre was renamed in 1960 to honor the New York Times drama critic, Brooks Atkinson. It belongs to the Nederlander Organization.
The Circle in the Square Theatre is a legitimate Broadway theater designed by Alan Sayles. It was built on the site of the famed Capitol Movie House and is one of two theaters now located inside the building known as Paramount Plaza. Its first Broadway production was in 1972.
Circle in the Square Theatre School uses traditional and experimental approaches to train actors and singers for work in professional theater, film and television.
The Cort is the only surviving, still active, legitimate theater designed by Thomas Lamb. Its classic exterior was inspired by the 18th-century French Petit Trianon at Versailles. Architecture from the period of Louis XVI also inspired the interior. The theater currently shows A View from the Bridge, starring Liev Schreiber and Scarlett Johansson.
This outlet sells same-day evening and next day matinee performances. Its hours are Tues-Sat, 11 am-6 pm.
Eric Krebs, whose theatrical producing career spans more than 40 years, founded and directed the Off-Broadway’s John Houseman Theater Center and Douglas Fairbanks Theater for over 20 years. He currently operates the Playroom Theater. As a producer, he was most recently represented on Broadway by Bill Maher: Victory Begins At Home (Tony nomination for Best Special Theatrical Event).
Race, by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner David Mamet, is now playing at the Barrymore Theatre. In 1928, the Shuberts offered to build actress Ethel Barrymore a theater and commission a play for her to premiere in her namesake house. The Barrymore is the last theater producers Lee and J.J. Shubert built. Designed by Herbert Krapp, its exterior was modeled on public baths in Rome, with a two-story terra-cotta grillwork screen. The interior combines Elizabethan, Mediterranean and Adamsesque styles.
Designed by architect Herbert J. Krapp and constructed by the Shuberts, it opened on December 20, 1928 with The Kingdom of God, a play selected by leading lady Ethel Barrymore. Over the next dozen years she returned to star in The Love Duel (1929), Scarlett Sister Mary (1930), The School for Scandal (1931), and An International Incident (1940). It is the only surviving theatre of the many the Shuberts built for performers who were affiliated with them. It has been used continuously as a legitimate house, unlike many of the older theatres that have been used for a variety of purposes ...
The Eugene O’Neill Theater is a Broadway theater that opened in 1925 and has put on many notable productions.
The Shuberts built the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (formerly the Plymouth) along with the contiguous Broadhurst in 1917. The playhouse was initially leased to producer Arthur M. Hopkins who achieved much success in booking it. It was renamed the Gerald Schoenfeld in 2005 to honor the late chairman of the Shubert Organization.