Lyceum Theatre

New York, NY

From ChatGPT

The Lyceum Theatre, located on 45th Street in the Theater District of Manhattan, New York City, is one of the oldest continuously operating theaters on Broadway. It is situated at 149 West 45th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues. The Lyceum Theatre first opened its doors in 1903 and has a rich history spanning over a century. It was designed by architect Herts & Tallant in a Beaux-Arts style, featuring an elegant facade and ornate interior details. The theater has a seating capacity of approximately 922, making it one of the smaller venues on Broadway. Throughout its history, the Lyceum Theatre has been home to a variety of productions, including plays, musicals, and other theatrical performances. Many notable shows have graced its stage, including "The Heiress," "Red," and "Oh, Hello on Broadway." It has also hosted renowned actors and actresses, further cementing its significance in the theater community. The Lyceum Theatre is celebrated for its intimate atmosphere, excellent sightlines, and exceptional acoustics. Its relatively smaller size allows for a more immersive experience for audiences, who can feel closely connected to the performers on stage. As a designated New York City landmark, the Lyceum Theatre stands as a testament to the rich theatrical history of Broadway. It continues to captivate audiences with its unique charm and continues to be a cherished venue for exceptional theatrical productions.}


Venue Info

Built: 1903
Venue Status: year not entered yet
Demolished: year not entered yet
Seating Capacity: 924

Location Info

149 West 45th St
New York, NY

Other Names

  • Lyceum Theatre (1903)

Trivia & History

The oldest Broadway theatre still in use. From 1965 to 1969, it was home of the Phoenix Theatre and the APA Repertory Company. Home of Tony Randall's National Actors Theatre. The upper floor now home of Shubert archives.

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