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Majestic Theatre

247 W. 44th St., New York, NY
Seats (approximate): 1645

Herbert J. Krapp, architect. Built by the Chanin Brothers and traded to the Shuberts during the Depression (in exchange for the Century Theatre on Central Park West).

To learn more about the history of the Majestic Theatre, see historical information provided by the Shubert Organization and Spotlight on Broadway's video on the Majestic Theatre.

Built: 1927   

Theatre Names Named
Majestic Theatre
Opened March 28, 1927
1927

Broadway Productions

The Phantom of the Opera
Musical, Original, Drama
Jan 26, 1988 - Present

42nd Street
Musical, Original, Comedy
Mar 30, 1981 - Apr 05, 1987

Brigadoon
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Oct 16, 1980 - Feb 08, 1981

Blackstone!
Special, Original, Magic
May 19, 1980 - Aug 17, 1980

Grease
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jan 29, 1980 - Apr 13, 1980

Bette! Divine Madness
Special, Original, Concert
Dec 05, 1979 - Jan 06, 1980

The Most Happy Fella
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Oct 11, 1979 - Nov 25, 1979

I Remember Mama
Musical, Original
May 31, 1979 - Sep 02, 1979

Ballroom
Musical, Original
Dec 14, 1978 - Mar 24, 1979

First Monday in October
Play, Original
Oct 03, 1978 - Nov 12, 1978

The Act
Musical, Original
Oct 29, 1977 - Jul 01, 1978

Estrada
Special, Original, Revue
Sep 20, 1977 - Sep 26, 1977

The Wiz
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jan 05, 1975 - May 25, 1977

Mack & Mabel
Musical, Original
Oct 06, 1974 - Nov 30, 1974

A Little Night Music
Musical, Original, Romantic Comedy
Sep 17, 1973 - Aug 03, 1974

Sugar
Musical, Original, Comedy
Apr 09, 1972 - Jun 23, 1973

1776
Musical, Original, Comedy, History
Apr 27, 1971 - Feb 13, 1972

Lovely Ladies, Kind Gentlemen
Musical, Original, Comedy
Dec 28, 1970 - Jan 09, 1971

Fiddler on the Roof
Musical, Original, Comedy, Drama
Feb 27, 1967 - Dec 14, 1970

The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade
Play, Revival
Jan 03, 1967 - Feb 25, 1967

Breakfast at Tiffany's
Musical, Original
Never Officially Opened - Dec 14, 1966

Funny Girl
Musical, Original, Comedy
Mar 14, 1966 - Nov 26, 1966

Golden Boy
Musical, Original
Oct 20, 1964 - Mar 05, 1966

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Musical, Original, Comedy, Farce
May 11, 1964 - Aug 29, 1964

Anyone Can Whistle
Musical, Original
Apr 04, 1964 - Apr 11, 1964

Jennie
Musical, Original
Oct 17, 1963 - Dec 28, 1963

Tovarich
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jun 10, 1963 - Sep 28, 1963

Hot Spot
Musical, Original
Apr 19, 1963 - May 25, 1963

The School for Scandal
Play, Revival, Comedy
Jan 24, 1963 - Mar 16, 1963

Camelot
Musical, Original
Dec 03, 1960 - Jan 05, 1963

The Music Man
Musical, Original, Comedy
Dec 19, 1957 - Oct 22, 1960

Happy Hunting
Musical, Original, Comedy
Dec 06, 1956 - Nov 30, 1957

Fanny
Musical, Original
Nov 04, 1954 - Dec 01, 1956

By the Beautiful Sea
Musical, Original, Comedy
Apr 08, 1954 - Oct 01, 1954

Me and Juliet
Musical, Original, Comedy
May 28, 1953 - Apr 03, 1954

South Pacific
Musical, Original, Drama
Apr 07, 1949 - May 16, 1953

Carousel
Musical, Revival, Drama
Feb 22, 1949 - Mar 05, 1949

Inside U.S.A.
Musical, Original, Revue
Sep 23, 1948 - Feb 19, 1949

Allegro
Musical, Original
Oct 10, 1947 - Jul 10, 1948

Call Me Mister
Musical, Original, Revue
Jul 21, 1947 - Oct 04, 1947

Alice in Wonderland
Play, Revival, Fantasy, Play with music
May 28, 1947 - Jun 28, 1947

The Mayor of Zalemea
Play, Original
Dec 27, 1945 - Dec 1945

Oedipus Rex
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Dec 16, 1945 - Dec 1945

Carousel
Musical, Original, Drama
Apr 19, 1945 - May 24, 1947

Mexican Hayride
Musical, Original, Comedy
Dec 18, 1944 - Mar 17, 1945

Star Time
Musical, Original, Vaudeville
Sep 12, 1944 - Dec 09, 1944

Dream With Music
Musical, Original, Fantasy
May 18, 1944 - Jun 10, 1944

The Merry Widow
Musical, Revival
Aug 04, 1943 - May 06, 1944

Junior Miss
Play, Original, Comedy
Mar 28, 1943 - Jul 24, 1943

Native Son
Play, Revival, Drama
Oct 23, 1942 - Jan 02, 1943

Porgy and Bess
Musical, Revival, Opera
Jan 22, 1942 - Sep 26, 1942

Hellzapoppin
Musical, Original, Revue, Vaudeville
Nov 25, 1941 - Dec 17, 1941

Viva O'Brien
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 09, 1941 - Oct 25, 1941

Gizelle
Special, Revival, Ballet
Feb 11, 1941 - Mar 09, 1941

Three Virgins and a Devil
Special, Original, Ballet
Feb 11, 1941 - Mar 09, 1941

Gala Performance
Special, Original, Ballet
Feb 11, 1941 - Mar 09, 1941

All in Fun
Musical, Original, Revue
Dec 27, 1940 - Dec 28, 1940

Yokel Boy
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jul 06, 1939 - Jan 06, 1940

Stars In Your Eyes
Musical, Original, Comedy
Feb 09, 1939 - May 27, 1939

Great Lady
Play, Original, Play with music
Dec 01, 1938 - Dec 17, 1938

Three Waltzes
Musical, Original, Romance
Dec 25, 1937 - Apr 09, 1938

Babes in Arms
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 25, 1937 - Dec 18, 1937

The Cat and the Canary
Play, Original
Jun 14, 1937 - Jun 1937

The Bat
Play, Revival, Melodrama, Mystery, Drama
May 31, 1937 - Jun 1937

The Masque of Kings
Play, Original
Apr 12, 1937 - Apr 24, 1937

On Your Toes
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 09, 1936 - Jan 23, 1937

Iolanthe
Musical, Revival, Operetta
May 04, 1936 - May 09, 1936

Trial by Jury
Musical, Revival, Operetta
Apr 27, 1936 - May 1936

H.M.S. Pinafore
Musical, Revival, Operetta
Apr 27, 1936 - May 1936

The Pirates of Penzance
Musical, Revival, Operetta
Apr 20, 1936 - Apr 1936

The Mikado
Musical, Revival, Operetta
Apr 10, 1936 - May 1936

At Home Abroad
Musical, Original, Revue
Jan 20, 1936 - Mar 07, 1936

Want Ads
Special, Original, Ballet
Dec 1935 - Closing date unknown

Fridolin On the Road
Special, Original, Ballet
Dec 1935 - Closing date unknown

Earl Carroll's Sketch Book [1935]
Musical, Original, Revue
Sep 04, 1935 - Nov 30, 1935

The Land of Bells
Musical, Original, Romance
May 09, 1935 - May 12, 1935

Firebird
Musical, Original, Ballet
Mar 20, 1935 - Closing date unknown

Boutique Fantasque
Musical, Original, Ballet
Mar 20, 1935 - Closing date unknown

Bal
Musical, Original, Ballet
Mar 20, 1935 - Closing date unknown

Aurora's Wedding
Musical, Original, Ballet
Mar 20, 1935 - Closing date unknown

Public Gardens
Musical, Original, Ballet
Mar 20, 1935 - Closing date unknown

Three Cornered Hat
Musical, Original, Ballet
Mar 20, 1935 - Closing date unknown

Petrouchka
Musical, Original, Ballet
Mar 20, 1935 - Closing date unknown

Union Pacific
Musical, Revival, Ballet
Mar 20, 1935 - Closing date unknown

Revisor
Play, Original, Comedy, Satire
Feb 16, 1935 - Closing date unknown

Poverty Is No Crime
Play, Original
Feb 1935 - Closing date unknown

Strange Child
Play, Original, Comedy
Feb 1935 - Closing date unknown

Marriage
Play, Original
Feb 1935 - Closing date unknown

The White Guard
Play, Original, Drama
Feb 1935 - Closing date unknown

The Deluge
Play, Revival, Drama
Feb 1935 - Closing date unknown

I Forgot
Play, Original
Feb 1935 - Closing date unknown

Enemies
Play, Original
Feb 1935 - Closing date unknown

Music Hath Charms
Musical, Original, Comedy
Dec 29, 1934 - Jan 19, 1935

Iolanthe
Musical, Revival, Operetta
Apr 30, 1934 - May 1934

H.M.S. Pinafore
Musical, Revival, Comedy, Operetta
Apr 16, 1934 - May 19, 1934

Trial by Jury
Musical, Revival, Comedy, Operetta
Apr 16, 1934 - May 19, 1934

The Pirates of Penzance
Musical, Revival, Comedy,Operetta
Apr 09, 1934 - May 12, 1934

The Mikado
Musical, Revival, Operetta
Apr 02, 1934 - May 26, 1934

Murder at the Vanities
Musical, Original, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Nov 06, 1933 - Mar 10, 1934

The Yeomen of the Guard
Musical, Revival, Comedy, Operetta
Aug 14, 1933 - Aug 19, 1933

The Pirates of Penzance
Musical, Revival, Comedy, Operetta
Aug 07, 1933 - Aug 12, 1933

The Bohemian Girl
Musical, Revival, Comedy, Opera
Jul 27, 1933 - Aug 05, 1933

Strike Me Pink
Musical, Original, Revue
Mar 04, 1933 - Jun 10, 1933

Pardon My English
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jan 20, 1933 - Feb 25, 1933

The Round Up
Play, Revival, Melodrama
Mar 07, 1932 - Mar 1932

Simple Simon
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Mar 09, 1931 - Mar 21, 1931

The Student Prince
Musical, Revival, Operetta
Jan 29, 1931 - Mar 1931

Nina Rosa
Musical, Original, Comedy
Sep 20, 1930 - Jan 17, 1931

Artists and Models [1930]
Musical, Original, Revue
Jun 10, 1930 - Jul 1930

The International Review
Musical, Original, Revue
Feb 25, 1930 - May 17, 1930

A Wonderful Night
Musical, Original, Operetta
Oct 31, 1929 - Feb 15, 1930

A Night in Venice
Musical, Original, Revue
Sep 16, 1929 - Oct 19, 1929

Pleasure Bound
Musical, Original, Revue
Feb 18, 1929 - Jun 15, 1929

The Jealous Moon
Play, Original
Nov 20, 1928 - Jan 1929

The Big Fight
Play, Original, Drama
Sep 18, 1928 - Oct 1928

Rio Rita
Musical, Original, Comedy
Mar 12, 1928 - Apr 07, 1928

Behold the Bridegroom
Play, Original
Feb 1928 - Mar 1928

The Patriot
Play, Original, Drama
Jan 19, 1928 - Jan 1928

The Love Call
Musical, Original
Oct 24, 1927 - Jan 07, 1928

Rang Tang
Musical, Original, Revue
Sep 1927 - Oct 1927

Rufus LeMaire's Affairs
Musical, Original, Revue
Mar 28, 1927 - May 1927

Benefits and Special Events

Angela Lansbury - A Celebration
Special, Original, Benefit
Nov 17, 1996 - Nov 17, 1996

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