Stephen Sondheim Theatre

New York, NY

Performance History

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The Stephen Sondheim Theatre, formerly known as the Henry Miller's Theatre, is a Broadway theater located at 124 West 43rd Street in New York City. It was named after the renowned composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim in 2010 to honor his contributions to musical theater. The theater originally opened in 1918 as the Henry Miller's Theatre and became a well-known venue for both plays and musicals. Over the years, it has undergone renovations and changes in ownership. In 2009, the theater was completely reconstructed to meet modern standards while preserving its historical facade. The Stephen Sondheim Theatre has been the home to numerous successful Broadway productions, including "Ragtime," "Catch Me If You Can," "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical," and "The Band's Visit," which won the Tony Award for Best Musical in 2018. With a seating capacity of around 1,055, the theater offers an intimate and immersive experience for audiences. Its elegant interior features plush seating and a well-designed stage that allows for innovative and visually stunning productions. The Stephen Sondheim Theatre stands as a testament to the rich history and vibrant present of Broadway theater in New York City. It continues to showcase exceptional performances and provide a platform for the artistry and creativity of the world of musical theater.}


Venue Info

Built: 1918
Venue Status: year not entered yet
Demolished: year not entered yet
Seating Capacity: 1055

Location Info

124 West 43rd St.
New York, NY
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Other Names

  • Stephen Sondheim Theatre (2010)
  • Henry Miller's Theatre (1998)
  • Kit Kat Klub (1998)
  • Xenon (1978)
  • Avon-at-the-Hudson Theatre (1972)
  • Park-Miller Theatre (1970)
  • Henry Miller's Theatre (1918)

Trivia & History

Became a cinema in 1969. It was a pornographic film house for five years. It opened as Xenon, a dance club. It changed names at one point but has not converted back to legitimate use.

In 2004, the auditorium and lobby were demolished, leaving the facade. The facade was be moved next to the Conde Naste building and served as the front for the new 1055-seat theatre. The new theatre's auditorium borrowed architectural elements from the Henry Miller's. The new theatre opened in 2009. It was renamed the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on March 22, 2010.


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