Winter Garden Theatre (1911) New York, NY | Playbill

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The Shuberts introduced the Winter Garden in 1911, a venue designed by William Albert Swasey to resemble an outdoor English garden. For 18 years, the Winter Garden presented the hit Cats. By the time it closed in 2000 the show had amassed 7,485 performances, making it the longest-running Broadway show at the time. The theatre was named the Cadillac Winter Garden from 2002 through 2007.

  • Built: 1911
  • Number of Seats: 1493
  • Longest Running Show: Cats
  • Performances: 40,108

Owner History

Jan 1, 1973 - "The Shubert Organization, Inc."
Oct 1, 1945 - Oct 1, 1948 J. Arthur Rank Theatre Lessee
Aug 15, 1928 - Oct 20, 1931 Shubert Theatre Corporation Theatre Owner
Aug 15, 1928 - Sep 28, 1933 Warner Brothers Theatre Ventures Theatre Lessee
Jan 1, 1924 - Aug 15, 1928 Shubert Theatre Corporation
Nov 15, 1923 - Dec 31, 1924 Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.)
Mar 20, 1911 - Nov 15, 1923 "William K. Vanderbilt" Theatre Owner
Mar 20, 1911 - Nov 15, 1923 Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.) Theatre Lessee
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