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Circle in the Square Theatre

235 W. 50th St., New York, NY
Seats (approximate): 840

Alan Sayles, architect. Jules Fisher Associates, consultants. Built on the site of the Capitol Theatre movie palace as part of the new Uris Building (also home to the Gershwin Theatre). Originally served as the third home of the Circle in the Square theatre company. A rare example of theatre (almost) in the round in the theatre district. To learn more about the history of the Circle in the Square Theatre see Spotlight on Broadway's video on the Circle in the Square Theatre.

Built: 1972   

Theatre Names Named
Circle in the Square Theatre
1972

Broadway Productions

Once on This Island
Musical, Revival
Dec 03, 2017 - Present

In Transit
Musical, Original
Dec 11, 2016 - Apr 16, 2017

Fun Home
Musical, Original
Apr 19, 2015 - Sep 10, 2016

The River
Play, Original, Drama
Nov 16, 2014 - Feb 08, 2015

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill
Play, Original, Play with music
Apr 13, 2014 - Oct 05, 2014

Bronx Bombers
Play, Original
Feb 06, 2014 - Mar 02, 2014

Soul Doctor
Musical, Original
Aug 15, 2013 - Oct 13, 2013

Godspell
Musical, Revival
Nov 07, 2011 - Jun 24, 2012

Lombardi
Play, Original
Oct 21, 2010 - May 22, 2011

The Miracle Worker
Play, Revival, Drama
Mar 03, 2010 - Apr 04, 2010

The Norman Conquests: Living Together
Play, Revival, Comedy
Apr 25, 2009 - Jul 26, 2009

The Norman Conquests: Table Manners
Play, Revival, Comedy
Apr 24, 2009 - Jul 26, 2009

The Norman Conquests: Round and Round the Garden
Play, Revival, Comedy
Apr 23, 2009 - Jul 26, 2009

Glory Days
Musical, Original
May 06, 2008 - May 06, 2008

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Musical, Original, Comedy
May 02, 2005 - Jan 20, 2008

Frozen
Play, Original, Drama
May 04, 2004 - Aug 22, 2004

Life (x) 3
Play, Original, Comedy
Mar 31, 2003 - Jun 29, 2003

Metamorphoses
Play, Original, Drama, Comedy
Mar 04, 2002 - Feb 16, 2003

The Rocky Horror Show
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Nov 15, 2000 - Jan 06, 2002

True West
Play, Original, Drama
Mar 02, 2000 - Jul 29, 2000

Not About Nightingales
Play, Original, Drama
Feb 25, 1999 - Jun 13, 1999

Stanley
Play, Original
Feb 20, 1997 - Apr 27, 1997

Hughie
Play, Revival
Aug 22, 1996 - Nov 02, 1996

Tartuffe
Play, Revival, Comedy, Farce
May 30, 1996 - Jun 23, 1996

Bus Stop
Play, Revival, Comedy
Feb 22, 1996 - Mar 17, 1996

Holiday
Play, Revival, Comedy
Dec 03, 1995 - Jan 14, 1996

Something Unspoken
Play, Original
Oct 10, 1995 - Nov 05, 1995

Suddenly Last Summer
Play, Original
Oct 10, 1995 - Nov 05, 1995

The Rose Tattoo
Play, Revival, Drama
Apr 30, 1995 - Jul 02, 1995

Uncle Vanya
Play, Revival, Drama
Feb 23, 1995 - Mar 19, 1995

The Shadow Box
Play, Revival, Drama
Nov 20, 1994 - Jan 01, 1995

The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden
Play, Original, One Act
Apr 21, 1993 - May 16, 1993

The Long Christmas Dinner
Play, Original, One Act
Apr 21, 1993 - May 16, 1993

Pullman Car Hiawatha
Play, Original, One Act
Apr 21, 1993 - May 16, 1993

Anna Karenina
Musical, Original
Aug 26, 1992 - Oct 04, 1992

Salome
Play, Revival, Drama
Jun 28, 1992 - Jul 29, 1992

Chinese Coffee
Play, Original
Jun 24, 1992 - Aug 01, 1992

Search and Destroy
Play, Original
Feb 26, 1992 - Apr 05, 1992

On Borrowed Time
Play, Revival, Comedy
Oct 09, 1991 - Jan 05, 1992

Getting Married
Play, Revival, Comedy
Jun 26, 1991 - Aug 25, 1991

Taking Steps
Play, Original
Feb 20, 1991 - Apr 28, 1991

The Miser
Play, Revival, Comedy
Oct 11, 1990 - Dec 30, 1990

Zoya's Apartment
Play, Original, Farce
May 10, 1990 - Jun 17, 1990

Sweeney Todd
Musical, Revival, Thriller
Sep 14, 1989 - Feb 25, 1990

Ghetto
Play, Original, Play with music
Apr 30, 1989 - May 28, 1989

The Devil's Disciple
Play, Revival, Comedy
Nov 13, 1988 - Feb 19, 1989

The Night of the Iguana
Play, Revival, Drama
Jun 26, 1988 - Sep 04, 1988

An Evening with Robert Klein
Special, Original, Solo
Jun 19, 1988 - Jun 27, 1988

A Streetcar Named Desire
Play, Revival, Drama
Mar 10, 1988 - May 22, 1988

Coastal Disturbances
Play, Original
Mar 04, 1987 - Jan 03, 1988

You Never Can Tell
Play, Revival, Comedy
Oct 09, 1986 - Jan 25, 1987

The Boys in Autumn
Play, Original
Apr 30, 1986 - Jun 29, 1986

The Caretaker
Play, Revival, Drama
Jan 30, 1986 - Mar 09, 1986

The Robert Klein Show!
Special, Original, Stand-up, Comedy
Dec 20, 1985 - Jan 04, 1986

The Marriage of Figaro
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 10, 1985 - Dec 15, 1985

Arms and the Man
Play, Revival, Comedy
May 30, 1985 - Sep 01, 1985

The Loves of Anatol
Play, Original
Mar 06, 1985 - Apr 14, 1985

Design For Living
Play, Revival, Comedy
Jun 20, 1984 - Jan 20, 1985

Awake and Sing!
Play, Revival, Drama
Mar 08, 1984 - Apr 29, 1984

Heartbreak House
Play, Revival, Comedy
Dec 07, 1983 - Feb 05, 1984

The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial
Play, Revival, Drama
May 05, 1983 - Nov 06, 1983

The Misanthrope
Play, Revival, Comedy
Jan 27, 1983 - Mar 27, 1983

Present Laughter
Play, Revival, Comedy
Jul 15, 1982 - Jan 02, 1983

Eminent Domain
Play, Original, Drama
Mar 28, 1982 - May 23, 1982

Macbeth
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Jan 28, 1982 - Feb 14, 1982

Candida
Play, Revival, Comedy
Oct 15, 1981 - Jan 02, 1982

Scenes and Revelations
Play, Original
Jun 25, 1981 - Jul 19, 1981

The Father
Play, Revival, Drama
Apr 02, 1981 - Apr 26, 1981

John Gabriel Borkman
Play, Revival, Drama
Dec 18, 1980 - Feb 08, 1981

The Bacchae
Play, Original, Tragedy
Oct 02, 1980 - Nov 23, 1980

The Man Who Came to Dinner
Play, Revival, Comedy
Jun 26, 1980 - Sep 07, 1980

Past Tense
Play, Original
Apr 24, 1980 - Jun 01, 1980

Major Barbara
Play, Revival, Comedy
Feb 26, 1980 - Mar 30, 1980

Loose Ends
Play, Original
Jun 06, 1979 - Jan 27, 1980

Spokesong
Play, Original, Play with music
Mar 15, 1979 - May 20, 1979

Man and Superman
Play, Revival, Comedy
Dec 14, 1978 - Feb 18, 1979

The Inspector General
Play, Revival
Sep 21, 1978 - Nov 19, 1978

Once in a Lifetime
Play, Revival, Comedy
Jun 15, 1978 - Aug 27, 1978

13 Rue de l'Amour
Play, Original
Mar 16, 1978 - May 21, 1978

Saint Joan
Play, Revival, Drama
Dec 15, 1977 - Feb 19, 1978

Tartuffe
Play, Revival, Comedy, Farce
Sep 25, 1977 - Nov 20, 1977

The Importance of Being Earnest
Play, Revival, Comedy
Jun 16, 1977 - Aug 28, 1977

Romeo and Juliet
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Mar 17, 1977 - May 22, 1977

The Night of the Iguana
Play, Revival, Drama
Dec 16, 1976 - Feb 20, 1977

Days in the Trees
Play, Revival
Sep 26, 1976 - Nov 21, 1976

Pal Joey
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Jun 27, 1976 - Aug 29, 1976

The Lady from the Sea
Play, Revival, Drama
Mar 18, 1976 - May 23, 1976

Geraldine Fitzgerald in Songs of the Street
Special, Original
Mar 07, 1976 - Mar 14, 1976

The Glass Menagerie
Play, Revival, Drama
Dec 18, 1975 - Feb 22, 1976

Ah, Wilderness!
Play, Revival, Comedy
Sep 18, 1975 - Nov 23, 1975

Death of a Salesman
Play, Revival, Drama
Jun 26, 1975 - Aug 24, 1975

All God's Chillun Got Wings
Play, Revival, Drama
Mar 20, 1975 - May 04, 1975

Where's Charley?
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Dec 20, 1974 - Feb 23, 1975

The National Health
Play, Original, Satire
Oct 10, 1974 - Nov 24, 1974

Scapino
Play, Original, Comedy
May 18, 1974 - Aug 31, 1974

An American Millionaire
Play, Original
Apr 20, 1974 - May 05, 1974

The Iceman Cometh
Play, Revival, Drama
Dec 13, 1973 - Feb 24, 1974

The Waltz of the Toreadors
Play, Revival, Comedy
Sep 13, 1973 - Nov 25, 1973

Uncle Vanya
Play, Revival, Drama
Jun 04, 1973 - Jul 28, 1973

Here Are Ladies
Play, Original, Solo
Mar 29, 1973 - May 13, 1973

Medea
Play, Revival, Drama, Tragedy
Jan 17, 1973 - Mar 18, 1973

Mourning Becomes Electra
Play, Revival, Drama
Nov 15, 1972 - Dec 31, 1972

Benefits and Special Events

Escape: 6 Ways to Get Away (2)
Play, Original, Benefit, One Act
Jan 31, 2005 - Jan 31, 2005

Escape: 6 Ways to Get Away (1)
Play, Original, Benefit, One Act
Dec 06, 2004 - Dec 06, 2004

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