Neil Simon Theatre

New York, NY

Performance History

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The Neil Simon Theatre, located in New York City, is a Broadway theater named in honor of the renowned American playwright Neil Simon. It is situated at 250 West 52nd Street in Manhattan, between Broadway and 8th Avenue. The theater first opened in 1927 as the Alvin Theatre and has undergone several name changes over the years. In 1983, it was renamed the Neil Simon Theatre to honor Neil Simon, known for his numerous successful plays such as "The Odd Couple," "Barefoot in the Park," and "Lost in Yonkers." The Neil Simon Theatre has a seating capacity of approximately 1,445, making it one of the larger theaters on Broadway. It has hosted a wide range of theatrical productions, including musicals, plays, and dance performances. Notable productions that have played at the Neil Simon Theatre include "Hairspray," "The Cher Show," "Big Fish," "Cats," and "Jersey Boys." The theater has been a popular venue for both long-running hits and limited engagements, showcasing a diverse array of theatrical works.}


Venue Info

Built: 1927
Venue Status: year not entered yet
Demolished: year not entered yet
Seating Capacity: 1344

Location Info

250 W. 52nd St.
New York, NY
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Other Names

  • Neil Simon Theatre (1983)
  • Alvin Theatre (1927)

Trivia & History

Originally named for the original owners, producers Alexander A. Aarons and Vinton Freedley.

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