August Wilson Theatre

New York, NY

245 West 52nd St.
New York, NY
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Venue Info

BUILT: 1925
CLOSED:

SEATING CAPACITY: 1264


Other Names

  • Guild Theatre (1925)
  • WOR Mutual Radio (1943)
  • ANTA Playhouse (1950)
  • American Academy of Dramatic Arts (1953)
  • Virginia Theatre (1981)

Trivia & History

Built as home to the Theatre Guild. It was extensively renovated in 1950 and renamed. In 1981, it was named after the daughter of the founder of the Theatre Guild.


Renamed on October 16, 2005 in honor of playwright August Wilson.


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Performance History

T
Tommy (Reunion Concert, 2008)
12/15/2008 - 12/15/2008
W
Whoopee (Broadway Revival, 1979)
2/14/1979 - 8/12/1979



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