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Richard Rodgers Theatre

226 W. 46th St., New York, NY
Seats (approximate): 1400

Herbert J. Krapp, architect. Built by Irwin and Henry Chanin but immediately leased to the Shuberts, who eventually bought it in 1931. The Nederlanders bought it in 1982, refurbished it, and renamed it the Richard Rodgers in 1990.

To learn more about the history of the Richard Rodgers Theatre, visit the Nederlander Organization's website and Spotlight on Broadway's video on the Richard Rodgers Theatre.

Built: 1925   

Theatre Names Named
Richard Rodgers Theatre
Named for Richard Rodgers, composer. Re-opened April 26, 1990
1990
46th Street Theatre
Opened October 10, 1932
1932
Chanin's 46th Street Theatre
Named for , Opened February 7, 1925
1925

Broadway Productions

Hamilton
Musical, Original
Aug 06, 2015 - Present

If/Then
Musical, Original
Mar 30, 2014 - Mar 22, 2015

Romeo and Juliet
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Sep 19, 2013 - Dec 08, 2013

The Rascals: Once Upon A Dream
Special, Original, Concert
Apr 16, 2013 - May 05, 2013

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Play, Revival, Drama
Jan 17, 2013 - Mar 30, 2013

Running On Empty
Special, Original, Solo
Oct 09, 2012 - Oct 20, 2012

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess
Musical, Revival, Opera
Jan 12, 2012 - Sep 23, 2012

Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo
Play, Original, Drama
Mar 31, 2011 - Jul 03, 2011

In the Heights
Musical, Original
Mar 09, 2008 - Jan 09, 2011

Cyrano de Bergerac
Play, Revival, Comedy
Nov 01, 2007 - Jan 06, 2008

Tarzan
Musical, Original, Comedy
May 10, 2006 - Jul 08, 2007

Movin' Out
Musical, Original, Dance
Oct 24, 2002 - Dec 11, 2005

Private Lives
Play, Revival, Comedy, Romantic Comedy
Apr 28, 2002 - Sep 01, 2002

45 Seconds From Broadway
Play, Original, Comedy
Nov 11, 2001 - Jan 13, 2002

Seussical
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 30, 2000 - May 20, 2001

Footloose
Musical, Original
Oct 22, 1998 - Jul 02, 2000

Side Show
Musical, Original
Oct 16, 1997 - Jan 03, 1998

Steel Pier
Musical, Original
Apr 24, 1997 - Jun 28, 1997

Chicago
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Nov 14, 1996 - Feb 09, 1997

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Mar 23, 1995 - Jul 14, 1996

A Christmas Carol
Play, Revival, Solo
Dec 22, 1994 - Jan 08, 1995

Lamb Chop on Broadway
Special, Original, Puppets
Dec 06, 1994 - Dec 11, 1994

Nanci Griffith on Broadway
Special, Original
Nov 02, 1994 - Nov 05, 1994

Laughter on the 23rd Floor
Play, Original, Comedy
Nov 22, 1993 - Aug 27, 1994

Fool Moon
Special, Original, Comedy
Feb 25, 1993 - Sep 05, 1993

The Boys Choir of Harlem and Friends
Special, Original, Concert
Jan 19, 1993 - Jan 31, 1993

Lost in Yonkers
Play, Original, Comedy
Feb 21, 1991 - Jan 03, 1993

Oh, Kay!
Musical, Revival, All Black Cast
Nov 01, 1990 - Jan 05, 1991

Accomplice
Play, Original, Comedy, Thriller
Apr 26, 1990 - Jun 10, 1990

46th Street Theatre

The Merchant of Venice
Play, Revival, Comedy
Dec 19, 1989 - Mar 10, 1990

Born Yesterday
Play, Revival, Comedy
Jan 29, 1989 - Jun 11, 1989

Checkmates
Play, Original, Comedy
Aug 04, 1988 - Dec 31, 1988

Fences
Play, Original, Drama
Mar 26, 1987 - Jun 26, 1988

Arsenic and Old Lace
Play, Revival, Comedy
Jun 26, 1986 - Jan 03, 1987

Brighton Beach Memoirs
Play, Original, Comedy
Feb 26, 1985 - May 11, 1986

Nine
Musical, Original, Drama
May 09, 1982 - Feb 04, 1984

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jun 19, 1978 - Mar 27, 1982

Working
Musical, Original
May 14, 1978 - Jun 04, 1978

Do You Turn Somersaults?
Play, Original, Romance
Jan 09, 1978 - Jan 21, 1978

Bully
Play, Original, Solo
Nov 01, 1977 - Nov 05, 1977

Chicago
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jun 03, 1975 - Aug 27, 1977

Private Lives
Play, Revival, Comedy, Romantic Comedy
Feb 06, 1975 - Apr 26, 1975

Raisin
Musical, Original
Oct 18, 1973 - Dec 28, 1974

The Women
Play, Revival, Comedy
Apr 25, 1973 - Jun 17, 1973

No, No, Nanette
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Jan 19, 1971 - Feb 03, 1973

1776
Musical, Original, Comedy, History
Mar 16, 1969 - Dec 27, 1970

The Price
Play, Original, Drama
Nov 18, 1968 - Feb 15, 1969

I Do! I Do!
Musical, Original, Comedy
Dec 05, 1966 - Jun 15, 1968

Pousse-Café
Musical, Original
Mar 18, 1966 - Mar 19, 1966

The Wayward Stork
Play, Original, Comedy
Jan 19, 1966 - Jan 22, 1966

Pickwick
Musical, Original
Oct 04, 1965 - Nov 20, 1965

Do I Hear a Waltz?
Musical, Original
Mar 18, 1965 - Sep 25, 1965

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 14, 1961 - Mar 06, 1965

Donnybrook!
Musical, Original, Comedy
May 18, 1961 - Jul 15, 1961

Tenderloin
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 17, 1960 - Apr 23, 1961

Finian's Rainbow
Musical, Revival, Comedy
May 23, 1960 - Jun 01, 1960

Christine
Musical, Original
Apr 28, 1960 - May 08, 1960

Redhead
Musical, Original, Comedy
Feb 05, 1959 - Mar 19, 1960

Ages of Man
Play, Original, Solo, Drama
Dec 28, 1958 - Jan 31, 1959

Edwin Booth
Play, Original, Drama
Nov 24, 1958 - Dec 13, 1958

Howie
Play, Original, Comedy
Sep 17, 1958 - Sep 20, 1958

New Girl in Town
Musical, Original
May 14, 1957 - May 24, 1958

Damn Yankees
Musical, Original, Comedy
May 05, 1955 - May 04, 1957

The Bad Seed
Play, Original
Dec 08, 1954 - Apr 23, 1955

On Your Toes
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Oct 11, 1954 - Dec 04, 1954

Ondine
Play, Original, Romance
Feb 18, 1954 - Jul 03, 1954

Guys and Dolls
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 24, 1950 - Nov 28, 1953

Arms and the Girl
Musical, Original, Comedy
Feb 02, 1950 - May 27, 1950

Regina
Musical, Original, Drama, Opera
Oct 31, 1949 - Dec 16, 1949

Love Life
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 07, 1948 - May 14, 1949

Finian's Rainbow
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jan 10, 1947 - Oct 02, 1948

The Red Mill
Musical, Revival
Dec 24, 1945 - Jan 04, 1947

Dark of the Moon
Play, Original
Mar 14, 1945 - Dec 15, 1945

One Touch of Venus
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jan 26, 1944 - Feb 10, 1945

Martha Graham and Company
Special, Original, Dance
Dec 26, 1943 - Jan 09, 1944

Rosalinda
Musical, Original, Operetta
Nov 15, 1943 - Jan 22, 1944

My Dear Public
Musical, Original
Sep 09, 1943 - Oct 16, 1943

Button Your Lip
Play, Original
Jun 14, 1943 - Jun 14, 1943

First Cousins
Play, Original
Jun 14, 1943 - Jun 14, 1943

Mail Call
Play, Original
Jun 14, 1943 - Jun 14, 1943

Pack Up Your Troubles
Play, Original
Jun 14, 1943 - Jun 14, 1943

Where'er We Go
Play, Original
Jun 14, 1943 - Jun 14, 1943

Sons o' Fun
Musical, Original, Comedy, Revue
Mar 29, 1943 - Aug 29, 1943

Beat the Band
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 14, 1942 - Dec 12, 1942

New Priorities of 1943
Musical, Original, Revue
Sep 15, 1942 - Oct 11, 1942

Priorities of 1942
Musical, Original, Revue
Mar 12, 1942 - Sep 06, 1942

Junior Miss
Play, Original, Comedy
Dec 26, 1941 - Mar 28, 1943

Panama Hattie
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 30, 1940 - Jan 03, 1942

Du Barry Was a Lady
Musical, Original, Comedy
Dec 06, 1939 - Oct 1940

Mexicana
Musical, Original, Extravaganza, Revue
Apr 21, 1939 - May 20, 1939

Knickerbocker Holiday
Musical, Original, Comedy
Feb 13, 1939 - Mar 11, 1939

Blossom Time
Musical, Revival, Comedy, Operetta
Dec 26, 1938 - Jan 1939

Hellzapoppin
Musical, Original, Revue, Vaudeville
Sep 22, 1938 - Nov 24, 1938

Censored
Play, Original, Melodrama
Feb 26, 1938 - Mar 1938

Right This Way
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jan 05, 1938 - Jan 15, 1938

Robin Landing
Play, Original, Drama
Nov 18, 1937 - Nov 1937

Blow Ye Winds
Play, Original, Comedy
Sep 23, 1937 - Oct 1937

Plumes in the Dust
Play, Original, Drama
Nov 06, 1936 - Nov 1936

So Proudly We Hail
Play, Original, Drama
Sep 22, 1936 - Oct 1936

Come Angel Band
Play, Original, Drama
Feb 18, 1936 - Closing date unknown

A Room in Red and White
Play, Original, Drama
Jan 18, 1936 - Feb 1936

Weep for the Virgins
Play, Original, Drama
Nov 30, 1935 - Dec 1935

Anything Goes
Musical, Original, Comedy
Sep 30, 1935 - Nov 16, 1935

The Farmer Takes a Wife
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 30, 1934 - Jan 1935

The First Legion
Play, Original, Drama
Oct 01, 1934 - Jan 1935

She Loves Me Not
Play, Original, Comedy
Nov 20, 1933 - Oct 1934

Counsellor-at-Law
Play, Revival, Drama
May 15, 1933 - May 1933

Of Thee I Sing
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 10, 1932 - Jan 14, 1933

Earl Carroll's Sketch Book [1929]
Musical, Original, Revue
Mar 10, 1930 - Jun 07, 1930

Mozart
Play, Original, Comedy
Dec 27, 1926 - Jan 1927

Chanin's 46th Street Theatre

Happy Landing
Play, Original
Mar 26, 1932 - Apr 1932

Marching By
Musical, Original
Mar 03, 1932 - Mar 12, 1932

Here Goes the Bride
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 03, 1931 - Nov 07, 1931

You Said It
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jan 19, 1931 - Jul 04, 1931

Sweet and Low
Musical, Original, Revue
Nov 17, 1930 - Apr 1931

Who Cares
Musical, Original, Revue
Jul 08, 1930 - Aug 1930

Top Speed
Musical, Original, Comedy
Dec 25, 1929 - Mar 1930

Follow Thru
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jan 09, 1929 - Dec 21, 1929

Good News
Musical, Original, Comedy
Sep 06, 1927 - Jan 05, 1929

Baby Mine
Play, Revival, Comedy
Jun 09, 1927 - Jun 1927

The Spider
Play, Original, Mystery, Melodrama
Mar 22, 1927 - May 28, 1927

Piggy
Musical, Original, Comedy
Feb 07, 1927 - Mar 19, 1927

L'Illusioniste
Play, Original
Dec 27, 1926 - Closing date unknown

The Shanghai Gesture
Play, Original, Melodrama
Sep 1926 - Sep 1926

My Country
Play, Original, Comedy
Aug 09, 1926 - Sep 1926

Is Zat So?
Play, Original, Comedy
Mar 15, 1926 - Jul 1926

The Greenwich Village Follies [1925]
Musical, Original, Revue
Dec 24, 1925 - May 1926

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