Majestic Theatre

New York, NY

5 Columbus Circle (fronting 58th & 59th Street)
New York, NY
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Venue Info

BUILT: 1903
CLOSED:

SEATING CAPACITY: 1354


Other Names

  • Park Theatre (1911)
  • Minsky's Park Music Hall (1922)
  • Cosmopolitan Theatre (1923)
  • Cosmo Varieties (1931)
  • Theatre of Young America (1934)
  • Park Theatre (1935)
  • International Theatre (1944)
  • Columbus Circle (1945)
  • International Theatre (1945)

Trivia & History

The building was constructed in hopes of developing the area around Columbus Circle. However, business suffered because it was so far north. It mainly ran movies by 1908. In 1922, it switched to burlesque. It reverted to Broadway shows the following year. In 1931, it ran film and vaudeville. In 1949, it was leased by NBC Studios for Your Show of Shows. Demolishd to widen the sidewalks around the Coliseum.


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Performance History

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Robin Hood (Broadway Revival, 1918)
9/30/1918 - 4/12/1919
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The Mikado (Broadway Revival, 1918)
9/30/1918 - 4/12/1919



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