Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (2005) New York, NY | Playbill

Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre


The Schoenfeld Theatre opened as the Plymouth in 1917. Designed by Herbert J. Krapp, the Plymouth joined the Booth, Broadhurst and Shubert Theatres to solidify the Shubert family dominance on a full block of W. 44th and 45th Streets. In 2005, the theatre was renamed for Gerald Schoenfeld, the chairman of the Shubert Organization.

  • Built: 1917
  • Number of Seats: 1046
  • Longest Running Show: Come From Away
  • Performances: 1,669
  • Stage Door: In front of the theatre, to the left of the box office entrance when leaving the theatre. The door is labeled "Stage Entrance."
  • Bathrooms: Ladies: Downstairs from the orchestra level. 10 stalls. Men's: In the theatre's basement (4 urinals and 4 stalls, including 1 handicapped accessible).
  • Water Fountain: In the restrooms.

Owner History

Jan 1, 1973 - "The Shubert Organization, Inc."
Jun 8, 1946 - Jan 1, 1973 Select Operating Corporation
Apr 7, 1933 - Jun 8, 1946 Select Operating Corporation Theatre Owner
Jan 1, 1924 - Apr 7, 1933 Shubert Theatre Corporation Theatre Owner
Oct 10, 1917 - Jan 1, 1924 Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.) Theatre Owner
Oct 10, 1917 - Jun 8, 1946 Arthur Hopkins Theatre Operator

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