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International Theatre

5 Columbus Circle (W. 58th & 59th), New York, NY
Seats (approximate): 1355

John H. Duncan, architect. Built by Edward D. Stair and A.L. Wilbur as one of the first theatres by Columbus Circle, which was expected to become another theatre district. The Shuberts, Florenz Ziegfeld, and Billy Minsky each failed to make it a success. Later, William Randolph Hearst took over, changed the policy to cinema, and renamed it the Cosmopolitan. In 1949, NBC leased it for a television studio. It was torn down in 1954 to allow for wider sidewalks in front of the New York Coliseum.

Built: 1903   

Theatre Names Named
International Theatre
1945 (2)
Columbus Circle
Reopened December 13, 1945
1945 (1)
International Theatre
Reopened October 30, 1944
1944
Park Theatre
Cinema
1935
Theatre of Young America
Reopened October 5, 1934
1934
Cosmopolitan Theatre
Reopened August 2, 1923
1923
Minsky's Park Music Hall
Reopened September 15, 1922
1922
Park Theatre
Reopened October 23, 1911
1911
Majestic Theatre
Opened January 21, 1903
1903

Broadway Productions

The Young and Fair
Play, Original
Dec 26, 1948 - Jan 08, 1949

Caribbean Carnival
Musical, Original, Revue
Dec 05, 1947 - Dec 13, 1947

Iris Mabry
Special, Original, Dance
Nov 02, 1947 - Closing date unknown

The Magic Touch
Play, Original, Comedy
Sep 03, 1947 - Sep 13, 1947

Alice in Wonderland
Play, Revival, Fantasy, Play with music
Apr 05, 1947 - May 24, 1947

Yellow Jack
Play, Revival, Drama, History
Feb 27, 1947 - Mar 15, 1947

A Pound on Demand
Play, Original, Drama,One Act
Dec 19, 1946 - Feb 22, 1947

Androcles and the Lion
Play, Revival, Comedy
Dec 19, 1946 - Feb 22, 1947

John Gabriel Borkman
Play, Revival, Drama
Nov 12, 1946 - Feb 19, 1947

What Every Woman Knows
Play, Revival, Comedy
Nov 08, 1946 - Feb 15, 1947

King Henry VIII
Play, Revival, History
Nov 06, 1946 - Feb 21, 1947

Columbus Circle

Hamlet
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Dec 13, 1945 - Apr 08, 1946

International Theatre

Sing Out, Sweet Land
Musical, Original, Revue
Dec 27, 1944 - Mar 24, 1945

Ballet International
Special, Original
Oct 30, 1944 - Dec 23, 1944

Theatre of Young America

The Chinese Nightingale
Play, Original, Fantasy
Oct 05, 1934 - Oct 1934

Cosmopolitan Theatre

Manhattan Varieties
Musical, Original, Revue
Oct 21, 1932 - Oct 29, 1932

Damn Your Honor
Play, Original, Comedy
Dec 30, 1929 - Jan 1930

Great Day
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 17, 1929 - Nov 16, 1929

In Love With Love
Play, Original, Comedy
May 14, 1928 - May 1928

Within the Law
Play, Revival
Mar 05, 1928 - Mar 1928

Sherlock Holmes
Play, Revival, Drama
Feb 20, 1928 - Mar 1928

Mrs. Dane's Defense
Play, Revival, Drama
Feb 06, 1928 - Feb 1928

Peripherie
Play, Original, Drama
Jan 02, 1928 - Jan 1928

L'Aiglon
Play, Revival, Drama, Tragedy
Dec 26, 1927 - Jan 1928

Chauve-Souris [1927]
Special, Original, Vaudeville
Oct 10, 1927 - Dec 17, 1927

Ruddigore
Musical, Revival, Operetta
May 20, 1927 - Jun 04, 1927

Cherry Blossoms
Musical, Original
May 02, 1927 - May 14, 1927

Bye, Bye, Bonnie
Musical, Original, Comedy
Mar 14, 1927 - Apr 30, 1927

The Wandering Jew
Play, Original, Drama, Spectacle
Feb 01, 1927 - Feb 1927

Maitresse De Roi
Play, Original, Drama, History
Nov 30, 1926 - Jan 1927

Naughty Riquette
Musical, Original, Comedy
Sep 13, 1926 - Nov 27, 1926

The Two Orphans
Play, Revival, Drama
Apr 05, 1926 - May 1926

Oh! Oh! Nurse
Musical, Original, Comedy
Dec 07, 1925 - Jan 02, 1926

Louie the 14th
Musical, Original, Comedy
Mar 03, 1925 - Dec 05, 1925

Park Theatre

The Young Go First
Play, Original, Comedy
May 28, 1935 - Jul 1935

Potash and Perlmutter [1935]
Play, Revival, Comedy
Apr 05, 1935 - Apr 1935

Frank Fay's Fables
Musical, Original, Revue
Feb 06, 1922 - Mar 04, 1922

The Wildcat
Musical, Original, Drama, Play with music
Nov 26, 1921 - Jan 28, 1922

The Great Way
Play, Original, Drama
Nov 07, 1921 - Nov 1921

A Bachelor's Night
Play, Original, Farce
Oct 17, 1921 - Oct 1921

Erminie
Musical, Revival, Comedy, Opera
Jan 03, 1921 - Feb 26, 1921

Bab
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 18, 1920 - Jan 1921

Poldekin
Play, Original, Comedy
Sep 09, 1920 - Oct 1920

Macushla
Play, Revival, Play with music, Romantic Comedy
May 17, 1920 - Jun 05, 1920

It Happens to Everybody
Play, Original
May 09, 1919 - May 1919

Carmen
Musical, Original, Opera
Sep 30, 1918 - Apr 12, 1919

Mignon
Musical, Original, Opera
Sep 30, 1918 - Apr 12, 1919

The Daughter of the Regiment
Musical, Original, Opera
Sep 30, 1918 - Apr 12, 1919

Tales of Hoffmann
Musical, Original, Opera
Sep 30, 1918 - Apr 12, 1919

Bianca
Musical, Original, Opera
Sep 30, 1918 - Apr 12, 1919

Madeleine
Musical, Original, Opera
Sep 30, 1918 - Apr 12, 1919

Madame Butterfly
Special, Revival, Opera
Sep 30, 1918 - Apr 12, 1919

Martha
Musical, Original, Opera
Sep 30, 1918 - Apr 12, 1919

Robin Hood
Musical, Revival, Operetta
Sep 30, 1918 - Apr 12, 1919

The Bohemian Girl
Musical, Revival, Comedy, Opera
Sep 30, 1918 - Apr 12, 1919

Fra Diavolo
Musical, Original, Opera
Sep 30, 1918 - Apr 12, 1919

The Mikado
Musical, Revival, Operetta
Sep 30, 1918 - Apr 12, 1919

The Pirates of Penzance
Musical, Revival, Operetta
Sep 30, 1918 - Apr 12, 1919

H.M.S. Pinafore
Musical, Revival, Operetta
Sep 30, 1918 - Apr 12, 1919

The Gondoliers
Musical, Revival, Operetta
Sep 30, 1918 - Apr 12, 1919

Patience
Musical, Revival, Operetta
Sep 30, 1918 - Apr 12, 1919

Iolanthe
Musical, Revival, Operetta
Sep 30, 1918 - Apr 12, 1919

Mother's Liberty Bond
Play, Original
Aug 07, 1918 - Aug 1918

Seven Days' Leave
Play, Original
Jan 17, 1918 - Jun 1918

The Land of Joy
Musical, Original, Revue
Oct 31, 1917 - Jan 1918

The Merry Wives of Windsor
Play, Revival, Comedy
Jan 08, 1917 - Jan 1917

Little Women
Play, Revival
Dec 18, 1916 - Jan 1917

The Road to Mandalay
Musical, Original, Comedy, Opera
Mar 01, 1916 - Mar 18, 1916

No. 13 Washington Square
Play, Original
Aug 23, 1915 - Oct 1915

You Never Can Tell
Play, Revival, Comedy
May 03, 1915 - Closing date unknown

The Dickey Bird
Play, Original
Feb 22, 1915 - Apr 1915

Polygamy
Play, Original
Dec 21, 1914 - Apr 1915

The Garden of Paradise
Play, Original
Nov 28, 1914 - Dec 1914

Pygmalion
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 12, 1914 - Nov 07, 1914

Evangeline
Special, Original
Oct 04, 1913 - Oct 1913

Miss Princess
Musical, Original, Operetta
Dec 23, 1912 - Jan 04, 1913

A Rich Man's Son
Play, Original
Nov 25, 1912 - Dec 1912

The Gypsy
Musical, Original, Operetta, Romance
Nov 14, 1912 - Nov 23, 1912

My Best Girl
Musical, Original
Sep 12, 1912 - Nov 09, 1912

The Quaker Girl
Musical, Original
Oct 23, 1911 - May 18, 1912

Majestic Theatre

His Honor: The Barber
Musical, Original, Comedy
May 08, 1911 - May 20, 1911

Amor di Principe
Musical, Original, Foreign Lang., Operetta
May 02, 1911 - May 06, 1911

Il Saltimbanchi
Musical, Original, Comedy
Apr 24, 1911 - Apr 26, 1911

Baby Mine
Play, Original, Comedy
Apr 03, 1911 - Apr 22, 1911

The Bohemian Girl
Musical, Revival, Comedy, Opera
Mar 13, 1911 - Apr 01, 1911

The Blue Bird
Play, Original
Nov 08, 1910 - Jan 21, 1911

Mr. Lode of Koal
Musical, Original
Nov 01, 1909 - Dec 04, 1909

Two Women and That Man
Play, Original, Melodrama
Oct 18, 1909 - Nov 1909

A Citizen's Home
Play, Original
Oct 01, 1909 - Oct 1909

The Bridge
Play, Original
Sep 04, 1909 - Oct 1909

The Red Moon
Musical, Original, Comedy
May 03, 1909 - May 29, 1909

The Newlyweds and Their Baby
Musical, Original, Comedy
Mar 22, 1909 - Apr 24, 1909

Three Twins
Musical, Original, Play
Jan 18, 1909 - Mar 20, 1909

The Pied Piper
Musical, Original, Comedy
Dec 03, 1908 - Jan 16, 1909

Blue Grass
Play, Original
Nov 09, 1908 - Nov 1908

The Great Question
Play, Original
Oct 26, 1908 - Nov 1908

Agnes
Play, Original
Oct 05, 1908 - Oct 1908

Father and Son
Play, Original
Sep 24, 1908 - Oct 1908

The Flower of the Ranch
Musical, Original, Comedy, Melodrama, Play
Apr 20, 1908 - May 02, 1908

Bandanna Land
Musical, Original, Comedy
Feb 03, 1908 - Apr 18, 1908

The Top o' th' World
Musical, Original, Extravaganza
Oct 19, 1907 - Feb 03, 1908

Anna Karenina
Play, Original
Sep 30, 1907 - Oct 1907

The Spell
Play, Original
Sep 16, 1907 - Sep 29, 1907

The Other House
Play, Original
Aug 30, 1907 - Sep 1907

Uncle Tom's Cabin
Play, Revival, Play with music
May 20, 1907 - Jun 1907

The Primrose Path
Play, Original
May 06, 1907 - May 1907

The Prince Chap
Play, Revival, Comedy
Apr 15, 1907 - May 1907

The Social Whirl
Musical, Original
Apr 01, 1907 - Apr 14, 1907

On Parole
Play, Original, Romance
Feb 25, 1907 - Mar 1907

The Rose of Alhambra
Musical, Original, Comedy, Opera
Feb 04, 1907 - Feb 23, 1907

Brown of Harvard
Play, Original
Dec 24, 1906 - Feb 04, 1907

The Light Eternal
Play, Original, Drama
Dec 10, 1906 - Dec 1906

Pippa Passes
Play, Original
Nov 12, 1906 - Dec 07, 1906

The Tourists
Musical, Original, Comedy
Aug 25, 1906 - Dec 08, 1906

Happyland
Musical, Original, Comedy, Opera
May 07, 1906 - Jun 02, 1906

Zira
Play, Original, Drama
Apr 16, 1906 - May 1906

His Majesty
Musical, Original
Mar 19, 1906 - Apr 07, 1906

Abyssinia
Musical, Original, Comedy
Feb 20, 1906 - Mar 17, 1906

The Redemption of David Corson
Play, Original, Melodrama
Jan 08, 1906 - Jan 1906

Moonshine
Musical, Original
Dec 25, 1905 - Jan 06, 1906

Wonderland
Musical, Original, Fantasy
Oct 24, 1905 - Dec 23, 1905

Edmund Burke
Play, Original, Drama, Play with music, Romance
Oct 02, 1905 - Oct 28, 1905

The Duke of Duluth
Musical, Original, Farce, Opera
Sep 11, 1905 - Sep 30, 1905

York State Folks
Play, Original, Melodrama
Aug 19, 1905 - Sep 1905

Victor Herbert's Concert
Special, Original, Concert
Apr 30, 1905 - Apr 30, 1905

Buster Brown
Play, Original
Jan 24, 1905 - Apr 08, 1905

Babes in Toyland
Musical, Revival, Extravaganza
Jan 02, 1905 - Jan 21, 1905

Piff! Paff!! Pouf!!!
Musical, Original, Comedy
Dec 26, 1904 - Jan 1905

Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall
Play, Revival
Dec 12, 1904 - Dec 1904

A China Doll
Musical, Original
Nov 19, 1904 - Dec 03, 1904

Bird Center
Play, Original, Comedy
Nov 03, 1904 - Nov 1904

The Isle of Spice
Musical, Original, Comedy
Aug 23, 1904 - Oct 29, 1904

The Man from China
Musical, Original, Comedy
May 02, 1904 - Jun 04, 1904

The Wizard of Oz
Musical, Revival, Extravaganza
Mar 21, 1904 - May 1904

Arthur Pryor's Band
Special, Original, Concert
Nov 15, 1903 - Nov 15, 1903

Babes in Toyland
Musical, Original, Extravaganza
Oct 13, 1903 - Mar 19, 1904

The Wizard of Oz
Musical, Original, Extravaganza
Jan 20, 1903 - Oct 03, 1903

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