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Royale Theatre

Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
Three Days of Rain, 2006
Address 242 West 45th Street (George Abbott Way)
City New York City
Country United States
Coordinates

40°45′30.25″N 73°59′12.8″W / 40.7584028°N 73.986889°W / 40.7584028; -73.986889Coordinates: 40°45′30.25″N 73°59′12.8″W / 40.7584028°N 73.986889°W / 40.7584028; -73.986889

Architect Herbert J. Krapp
Owned by Shubert Organization
Capacity 1,101
Type Broadway
Opened January 11, 1927
Other names Royale Theatre
Current use Once
Website
shubertorg.com


The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre is a Broadway theatre located at 242 West 45th Street (George Abbott Way) in midtown-Manhattan.

Designed by architect Herbert J. Krapp, it opened as the Royale Theatre on January 11, 1927 with a musical entitled Piggy. Producer John Golden leased the theatre and renamed it for himself from 1932 to 1937 (when he moved to the Theatre Masque next door). The Shubert Organization then assumed ownership and initially leased the theatre to CBS Radio. In 1940 the Royale was restored to use as a legitimate theatre under its original name. On May 9, 2005, it was renamed for longtime Shubert Organization president Bernard B. Jacobs.

Notable productions

Box office record

Once achieved the box office record for the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. The production grossed $1,447,598 over nine performances, for the week ending December 30, 2012. [2]

References

Notes

External links

  • Template:Ibdb venue
  • Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre | PlaybillVault.com
  • New York Theatre Guide


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