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Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

205 W. 46th St., New York, NY
Seats (approximate): 1519

Carrere & Hastings, architect. Producer Charles Dillingham built the theatre in 1910 and lost it in 1931. It became a movie house and was bought by the Brandt chain in 1936. City Playhouses Inc. bought it in 1957. It was extensively renovated and reopened as the Lunt-Fontanne in 1958. The Nederlander Organization bought it in 1973.

To learn more about the history of the Lunt-FontanneTheatre, visit the Nederlander Organization's website and Spotlight on Broadway's video on the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

Built: 1910   

Theatre Names Named
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
Named for Alfred Lunt and Lynne Fontanne, the acting team. Opened May 5, 1958
1957
Globe Theatre
Opened January 10, 1910
1910

Broadway Productions

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Musical, Original
Apr 23, 2017 - Jan 14, 2018

My Love Letter to Broadway
Special, Original, Concert
Nov 02, 2016 - Nov 13, 2016

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons On Broadway
Special, Original, Concert
Oct 21, 2016 - Oct 29, 2016

Finding Neverland
Musical, Original
Apr 15, 2015 - Aug 21, 2016

Motown The Musical
Musical, Original, Drama
Apr 14, 2013 - Jan 18, 2015

A Christmas Story The Musical
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 19, 2012 - Dec 30, 2012

Ghost The Musical
Musical, Original
Apr 23, 2012 - Aug 18, 2012

The Addams Family
Musical, Original
Apr 08, 2010 - Dec 31, 2011

The Little Mermaid
Musical, Original, Fantasy
Jan 10, 2008 - Aug 30, 2009

Beauty and the Beast
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 12, 1999 - Jul 29, 2007

Titanic
Musical, Original
Apr 23, 1997 - Mar 21, 1999

Into the Whirlwind
Play, Original, Foreign Lang.
Nov 15, 1996 - Nov 16, 1996

The Three Sisters
Play, Revival, Drama,Foreign Lang.
Nov 07, 1996 - Nov 13, 1996

A Midsummer Night's Dream
Play, Revival, Comedy
Mar 31, 1996 - May 26, 1996

Hello, Dolly!
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Oct 19, 1995 - Jan 28, 1996

Comedy Tonight
Special, Original, Variety, Comedy
Dec 18, 1994 - Dec 25, 1994

The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public
Musical, Original
May 10, 1994 - May 22, 1994

Ain't Broadway Grand
Musical, Original, Comedy
Apr 18, 1993 - May 09, 1993

Catskills on Broadway
Special, Original, Comedy,Revue,Stand-up
Dec 05, 1991 - Jan 03, 1993

Oh, Kay!
Musical, Revival, All Black Cast
Apr 14, 1991 - Apr 14, 1991

Peter Pan
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Dec 13, 1990 - Jan 20, 1991

An Evening with Harry Connick Jr. and His Orchestra
Special, Original, Concert
Nov 23, 1990 - Dec 08, 1990

3 Penny Opera
Musical, Revival, Drama
Nov 05, 1989 - Dec 31, 1989

Freddie Jackson: Up Close & Personal
Special, Original, Concert
Sep 12, 1989 - Sep 17, 1989

Joan Jett and the Black Hearts on Broadway
Special, Original, Concert
Mar 01, 1989 - Mar 05, 1989

The Gospel at Colonus
Musical, Original
Mar 24, 1988 - May 15, 1988

Jerry Garcia Acoustic & Electric
Special, Original, Concert
Oct 15, 1987 - Oct 31, 1987

Smile
Musical, Original
Nov 24, 1986 - Jan 03, 1987

Uptown...It's Hot!
Musical, Original, Revue
Jan 29, 1986 - Feb 16, 1986

The Iceman Cometh
Play, Revival, Drama
Sep 29, 1985 - Dec 01, 1985

Doug Henning & His World of Magic
Special, Original, Magic
Dec 11, 1984 - Jan 27, 1985

The Wiz
Musical, Revival, Comedy
May 24, 1984 - Jun 03, 1984

Peg
Musical, Original
Dec 14, 1983 - Dec 17, 1983

The Corn Is Green
Play, Revival, Drama
Aug 22, 1983 - Sep 18, 1983

Private Lives
Play, Revival, Comedy, Romantic Comedy
May 08, 1983 - Jul 17, 1983

Aznavour
Special, Original, Solo, Concert
Mar 14, 1983 - Mar 26, 1983

Sophisticated Ladies
Musical, Original, Revue
Mar 01, 1981 - Jan 02, 1983

Peter Pan
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Sep 06, 1979 - Jan 04, 1981

Beatlemania
Musical, Original, Revue
Mar 01, 1979 - Aug 03, 1979

A Broadway Musical
Musical, Original
Dec 21, 1978 - Dec 21, 1978

Hello, Dolly!
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Mar 05, 1978 - Jul 09, 1978

Paul Robeson
Play, Original, Solo, Play with music
Jan 19, 1978 - Feb 26, 1978

The Shadow Box
Play, Original, Drama
Oct 31, 1977 - Dec 31, 1977

Primitive Mysteries
Special, Original, Dance
May 16, 1977 - Closing date unknown

My Fair Lady
Musical, Revival, Comedy, Romantic Comedy
Dec 09, 1976 - Feb 20, 1977

Rex
Musical, Original
Apr 25, 1976 - Jun 05, 1976

Raisin
Musical, Original
Jan 13, 1975 - Dec 07, 1975

Who's Who in Hell
Play, Original, Comedy
Dec 09, 1974 - Dec 14, 1974

Good Evening
Play, Original, Revue
Oct 07, 1974 - Nov 30, 1974

The Sunshine Boys
Play, Original, Comedy
Feb 11, 1974 - Apr 21, 1974

The Pajama Game
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Dec 09, 1973 - Feb 03, 1974

6 Rms Riv Vu
Play, Original, Comedy
Jan 30, 1973 - May 19, 1973

Ambassador
Musical, Original
Nov 19, 1972 - Nov 25, 1972

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Musical, Revival, Comedy, Farce
Mar 30, 1972 - Aug 12, 1972

To Live Another Summer, To Pass Another Winter
Musical, Original, Revue
Jan 10, 1972 - Mar 19, 1972

The Rothschilds
Musical, Original
Oct 19, 1970 - Jan 01, 1972

Look to the Lilies
Musical, Original
Mar 29, 1970 - Apr 19, 1970

La Strada
Musical, Original
Dec 14, 1969 - Dec 14, 1969

The New Music Hall of Israel
Special, Original, Vaudeville
Oct 02, 1969 - Nov 29, 1969

Hamlet
Play, Revival, Tragedy
May 01, 1969 - Jun 14, 1969

Come Summer
Musical, Original
Mar 18, 1969 - Mar 22, 1969

The Shock of Recognition
Play, Original, One Act
Dec 02, 1968 - Jan 04, 1969

The Footsteps of Doves
Play, Original, One Act
Dec 02, 1968 - Jan 04, 1969

I'll Be Home For Christmas
Play, Original, One Act
Dec 02, 1968 - Jan 04, 1969

I'm Herbert
Play, Original, One Act
Dec 02, 1968 - Jan 04, 1969

Her First Roman
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 20, 1968 - Nov 02, 1968

How Now, Dow Jones
Musical, Original, Comedy
Dec 07, 1967 - Jun 15, 1968

Marlene Dietrich
Special, Original, Concert
Oct 09, 1967 - Nov 18, 1967

Walking Happy
Musical, Original
Nov 26, 1966 - Apr 16, 1967

Skyscraper
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 13, 1965 - Jun 11, 1966

Bajour
Musical, Original, Comedy
May 10, 1965 - Jun 12, 1965

Ben Franklin in Paris
Musical, Original
Oct 27, 1964 - May 01, 1965

Wiener Blut
Musical, Revival, Operetta
Sep 11, 1964 - Oct 03, 1964

Hamlet
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Apr 09, 1964 - Aug 08, 1964

Luther
Play, Original
Jan 13, 1964 - Mar 28, 1964

Arturo Ui
Play, Original, Drama
Nov 11, 1963 - Nov 16, 1963

Martha Graham
Special, Original, Dance
Oct 13, 1963 - Oct 27, 1963

Little Me
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 17, 1962 - Jun 29, 1963

The Sound of Music
Musical, Original, Drama
Nov 16, 1959 - Nov 03, 1962

Much Ado About Nothing
Play, Revival, Comedy
Sep 17, 1959 - Nov 07, 1959

Les Ballets Africains
Special, Original, Dance, Ballet
Mar 02, 1959 - Mar 28, 1959

Goldilocks
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 11, 1958 - Feb 28, 1959

The Visit
Play, Original, Drama
May 05, 1958 - Jul 05, 1958

Globe Theatre

The Cat and the Fiddle
Musical, Original, Romantic Comedy
Oct 15, 1931 - May 1931

Three Cheers
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 15, 1928 - Apr 13, 1929

She's My Baby
Musical, Original, Comedy, Farce
Jan 03, 1928 - Mar 03, 1928

Criss Cross
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 12, 1926 - Apr 09, 1927

No Foolin'
Musical, Original, Revue
Jun 24, 1926 - Sep 25, 1926

No, No, Nanette
Musical, Original, Comedy
Sep 16, 1925 - Jun 19, 1926

Aren't We All?
Play, Original, Romantic Comedy
Apr 13, 1925 - Apr 1925

The Little Minister
Play, Revival, Drama
Mar 23, 1925 - Apr 1925

The Grab Bag
Musical, Original, Revue
Oct 06, 1924 - Mar 14, 1925

Stepping Stones
Musical, Original, Comedy, Fantasy
Sep 01, 1924 - Oct 04, 1924

Keep Kool
Musical, Original, Revue, Comedy
Jul 07, 1924 - Aug 31, 1924

Stepping Stones
Musical, Original, Comedy, Fantasy
Nov 06, 1923 - May 31, 1924

George White's Scandals [1923]
Musical, Original, Revue
Jun 18, 1923 - Nov 04, 1923

Jack and Jill
Musical, Original, Comedy
Mar 22, 1923 - Jun 09, 1923

Lady Butterfly
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jan 22, 1923 - Closing date unknown

The Bunch and Judy
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 28, 1922 - Jan 20, 1923

Molly Darling
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 13, 1922 - Nov 25, 1922

George White's Scandals [1922]
Musical, Original, Revue
Aug 28, 1922 - Nov 11, 1922

Good Morning Dearie
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 01, 1921 - Aug 26, 1922

The Love Letter
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 04, 1921 - Oct 29, 1921

Ziegfeld Follies of 1921
Musical, Original, Revue
Jun 21, 1921 - Oct 01, 1921

Sun-kist
Musical, Original, Revue
May 23, 1921 - Jun 1921

Tip Top
Musical, Original, Extravaganza
Oct 05, 1920 - May 07, 1921

George White's Scandals [1920]
Musical, Original, Revue
Jun 07, 1920 - Oct 02, 1920

The Girl from Home
Musical, Original, Farce
May 03, 1920 - May 22, 1920

Apple Blossoms
Musical, Original, Operetta
Oct 07, 1919 - Apr 24, 1920

She's a Good Fellow
Musical, Original, Comedy
May 05, 1919 - Aug 16, 1919

The Honor of the Family
Play, Revival, Melodrama
Mar 17, 1919 - May 1919

The Canary
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 04, 1918 - Mar 15, 1919

Ziegfeld Follies of 1918
Musical, Original, Revue
Oct 07, 1918 - Closing date unknown

Penrod
Play, Original
Sep 02, 1918 - Closing date unknown

Hitchy-Koo [1918]
Musical, Original, Revue
Jun 06, 1918 - Aug 03, 1918

Jack O'Lantern
Musical, Original, Extravaganza
Oct 16, 1917 - Jun 01, 1918

Out There
Play, Original
Mar 27, 1917 - Jun 1917

The Harp of Life
Play, Original
Nov 27, 1916 - Mar 1917

Betty
Musical, Original
Oct 03, 1916 - Nov 25, 1916

The Amber Empress
Musical, Original, Comedy, Opera
Sep 19, 1916 - Sep 30, 1916

Fast and Grow Fat
Play, Original
Sep 01, 1916 - Sep 1916

Stop! Look! Listen!
Musical, Original, Comedy
Dec 25, 1915 - Mar 25, 1916

Chin Chin
Musical, Original, Fantasy
Oct 20, 1914 - Closing date unknown

The Queen of the Movies
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jan 12, 1914 - Apr 11, 1914

The Madcap Duchess
Musical, Original, Comedy, Opera
Nov 11, 1913 - Jan 10, 1914

The Censor and the Dramatists
Play, Original
Oct 14, 1913 - Nov 1913

The Doll Girl
Musical, Original
Aug 25, 1913 - Nov 08, 1913

Mlle. Modiste
Musical, Revival, Comedy, Opera
May 26, 1913 - Jun 14, 1913

The Lady of the Slipper
Musical, Original, Fantasy
Oct 28, 1912 - May 17, 1913

The Charity Girl
Musical, Original
Oct 02, 1912 - Oct 19, 1912

The Rose Maid
Musical, Original, Operetta
Apr 22, 1912 - Sep 21, 1912

Over the River
Musical, Original, Extravaganza, Farce
Jan 08, 1912 - Apr 20, 1912

The Three Romeos
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 13, 1911 - Dec 30, 1911

Gypsy Love
Musical, Original, Opera, Romance
Oct 17, 1911 - Nov 11, 1911

A Gentleman of Leisure
Play, Original, Comedy
Sep 13, 1911 - Closing date unknown

The Red Rose
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jun 22, 1911 - Aug 26, 1911

La Dame aux Camelias
Play, Revival
Jun 19, 1911 - Jun 19, 1911

Jean Marie
Play, Original
Jun 19, 1911 - Jun 19, 1911

Sister Beatrice
Play, Revival
Jun 19, 1911 - Jun 19, 1911

L'Aiglon
Play, Revival
Jun 19, 1911 - Jun 19, 1911

La Femme X
Play, Revival
Jun 19, 1911 - Jun 19, 1911

Little Miss Fix-It
Musical, Original
Apr 03, 1911 - May 20, 1911

The Slim Princess
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jan 02, 1911 - Apr 01, 1911

L'Aiglon
Play, Revival
Dec 05, 1910 - Closing date unknown

Le Proces de Jeanne d'Arc
Play, Original
Dec 05, 1910 - Closing date unknown

La Dame aux Camelias
Play, Revival
Dec 05, 1910 - Closing date unknown

La Sorciere
Play, Original
Dec 05, 1910 - Closing date unknown

Les Bouffons
Play, Original
Dec 05, 1910 - Closing date unknown

La Femme X
Play, Original
Dec 05, 1910 - Closing date unknown

La Tosca
Play, Revival
Dec 05, 1910 - Closing date unknown

La Beffa
Play, Original
Dec 05, 1910 - Closing date unknown

Sapho
Play, Revival
Dec 05, 1910 - Closing date unknown

Ph├Ędre
Play, Original
Dec 05, 1910 - Closing date unknown

Judas
Play, Original
Dec 05, 1910 - Closing date unknown

La Samaritaine
Play, Original
Dec 05, 1910 - Closing date unknown

The Bachelor Belles
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 07, 1910 - Dec 03, 1910

The Girl in the Train
Musical, Original, Operetta
Oct 03, 1910 - Nov 05, 1910

The Echo
Musical, Original
Aug 17, 1910 - Oct 01, 1910

The Old Town
Musical, Original
Jan 10, 1910 - Jun 04, 1910

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