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Richard Rodgers Theatre

Richard Rodgers Theatre
Chanin's 46th Street Theatre, 46th Street Theatre
Tarzan in 2006
Address 226 West 46th Street
New York City
United States
Coordinates
Owner Nederlander Organization
Capacity 1,319
Production Hamilton
Construction
Opened 1928
Architect Irwin Chanin
Website
.com.richardrodgerstheatrewww

The Richard Rodgers Theatre, is a composer.[4]

The theatre currently holds the distinction of having housed the greatest number, ten, of Tony Award-winning Best Plays and Best Musicals, more than any other theatre on Broadway.[5]

Contents

  • Chanin's seating plan 1
  • Notable productions 2
  • Box office record 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Chanin's seating plan

The Richard Rodgers Theatre is notable in that it was the first to feature Chanin's 'democratic' seating plan. In most earlier Broadway theatres, patrons seated in the cheaper balcony and mezzanine sections utilized separate entrances from patrons who had purchased the more expensive orchestra section seats. Instead, all patrons entered the new theatre through the same doors, and a series of steps inside the house led to the upper seating areas.

Notable productions

Box office record

Hamilton achieved the box office record for the Richard Rodgers Theatre. The production grossed $1,697,070 for the week ending September 6, 2015.[8]

References

  1. ^ FORREST CHANGES NAME; Theatre Operated by Lotito Now Known as the Coronet
  2. ^ Osterman, Producer, Buys 46th St. Theatre
  3. ^ Broadway
  4. ^ News of the Theater
  5. ^ "Tony Awards Facts & Trivia"
  6. ^ The Broadway League. 1996 revival | IBDBChicago. Internet Broadway Database.
  7. ^ Jones, Kenneth. "In the Heights". Playbill.
  8. ^ [2], playbillvault.com

External links

  • Broadway Theatre Guide with full show details for the Richard Rodgers Theatre
  • The Richard Rodgers at the Internet Broadway Database
  • New York City Landmark Guide
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