Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

New York, NY

Performance History

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The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, formerly known as the Royale Theatre, is a renowned Broadway theater located at 242 West 45th Street in New York City. Named after prominent Broadway producer Bernard B. Jacobs, the theater has a rich history and has hosted numerous notable productions since its opening in 1927. The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre is known for its elegant and classic design, featuring a beautiful marquee and a grand lobby. With a seating capacity of around 1,100, it offers an intimate and immersive theater experience for audiences. Over the years, the theater has been home to many successful and critically acclaimed productions, including "Angels in America," "A Raisin in the Sun," "Fences," and "Once on This Island." It has also been the venue for various Tony Award-winning plays and musicals. The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre is celebrated for its commitment to showcasing diverse and compelling works of theater. Its central location in the heart of Times Square makes it easily accessible and a popular destination for theater enthusiasts from around the world. With its rich history, elegant ambiance, and a roster of exceptional productions, the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre continues to be a prominent and beloved institution in the vibrant Broadway theater scene.}


Venue Info

Built: 1927
Venue Status: year not entered yet
Demolished: year not entered yet
Seating Capacity: 1078

Location Info

242 West 45th St.
New York, NY
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Other Names

  • Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (Spring, 2005)
  • Royale Theatre (1940)
  • John Golden Theatre (1934)
  • Royale Theatre (1927)

Trivia & History

Used for broadcasting from 1936-1940.

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