Shubert Theatre

Row 1

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225 W 44th St (btwn 7th & 8th Ave)
New York, NY 10036
(212) 239-6200

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  • This is THE musical to go to. Adorable, perfectly choreographed kids are mixed with excellent adult performances. And the set is amazingly designed. Be prepared for amazing dancing and lots of laughs!
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  • The best thing I've seen on Broadway in a long time! So, so good!
  • Absolutely brilliant. This show will dominate at the Tonys. Also, the stage door is to the left when you walk out the door! Merchandise is downstairs.
  • Absolutely fantastic production!
  • Raise your hand during intermission.
  • Matilda was amazing!
  • The home of the Shubert!! See Matilda!
  • Amateurish. Snooze feat. Don't. Go.
  • Look at the ceilings - beauty
  • Memphis is an incredible show, I see why it won the Tony.
  • What a fantastic show! Everybody should see it!
  • The show is pretty good but the seating is very cramped and uncomfortable
  • Opened on 21 October 1913 with the George Bernard Shaw play, "Caesar and Cleopatra," staged by the Forbes-Robertson Repertory Company
  • It shares a Venetian Renaissance facade w/ adjoining Booth Theatre, (constructed at the same time) although distinctly different interiors. Are connected by a private road/sidewalk, "Shubert Alley"
  • Long runs (after A Chorus Line) include: Crazy for You (19921996), Chicago (19962003), Spamalot (20052009) and Memphis (20092012). The theatre has also been a returning venue for the Tony Awards.
  • The top floor of the building houses the offices of the Shubert Organization. The theatre's auditorium and murals were restored in 1996. It has been designated a New York City landmark.
  • Longest tenant here: A Chorus Line, which ran for 6,137 performances from 1975 to 1990 and set the record for longest running show in Broadway history.
  • Sam Shubert was 4 yo when family emigrated to the US in 1881, settling in Syracuse. Father's alcoholism kept family in difficult circumstances, at a very young age Sam had to work as a shoeshine boy.