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Music Box Theatre

239 W. 45th St., New York, NY
Seats (approximate): 1009

Charles Howard Crane and E. George Kiehler (Associate), architects. Built by Sam H. Harris and Irving Berlin for Berlin's "Music Box Revues" (1921-1924). Upon Harris' death, his interest went to Berlin. It was co-owned by the Berlin estate and the Shubert Organization until 2007, when the Shuberts took over full onwership.

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

Built: 1921   

Theatre Names Named
Music Box Theatre
Opened February 22, 1921
1921

Broadway Productions

Dear Evan Hansen
Musical, Original
Dec 04, 2016 - Present

Shuffle Along, Or The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed
Musical, Original
Apr 28, 2016 - Jul 24, 2016

King Charles III
Play, Original
Nov 01, 2015 - Jan 31, 2016

The Heidi Chronicles
Play, Revival
Mar 19, 2015 - May 03, 2015

Pippin
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Apr 25, 2013 - Jan 04, 2015

Dead Accounts
Play, Original, Comedy
Nov 29, 2012 - Jan 06, 2013

One Man, Two Guvnors
Play, Original, Comedy, Play with music
Apr 18, 2012 - Sep 02, 2012

Shatner's World: We Just Live in It
Special, Original, Solo
Feb 16, 2012 - Mar 04, 2012

Private Lives
Play, Revival, Comedy, Romantic Comedy
Nov 17, 2011 - Dec 31, 2011

Jerusalem
Play, Original, Drama
Apr 21, 2011 - Aug 21, 2011

La BĂȘte
Play, Revival, Comedy
Oct 14, 2010 - Jan 09, 2011

Lend Me a Tenor
Play, Revival, Comedy, Farce
Apr 04, 2010 - Aug 15, 2010

Superior Donuts
Play, Original
Oct 01, 2009 - Jan 03, 2010

August: Osage County
Play, Original
Apr 29, 2008 - Jun 28, 2009

The Farnsworth Invention
Play, Original, Drama
Dec 03, 2007 - Mar 02, 2008

Deuce
Play, Original
May 06, 2007 - Aug 19, 2007

The Vertical Hour
Play, Original
Nov 30, 2006 - Mar 11, 2007

Festen
Play, Original, Drama
Apr 09, 2006 - May 20, 2006

In My Life
Musical, Original
Oct 20, 2005 - Dec 11, 2005

Primo
Play, Original, Solo
Jul 11, 2005 - Aug 14, 2005

Dame Edna: Back with a Vengeance
Special, Original, Comedy
Nov 21, 2004 - May 01, 2005

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Play, Revival, Drama
Nov 02, 2003 - Mar 07, 2004

Amour
Musical, Original, Romantic Comedy
Oct 20, 2002 - Nov 03, 2002

Fortune's Fool
Play, Original, Comedy
Apr 02, 2002 - Jul 21, 2002

The Dinner Party
Play, Original
Oct 19, 2000 - Sep 01, 2001

Macbeth
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Jun 15, 2000 - Jun 25, 2000

Amadeus
Play, Revival, Drama
Dec 15, 1999 - May 14, 2000

Closer
Play, Original, Drama
Mar 25, 1999 - Aug 22, 1999

The Diary of Anne Frank
Play, Revival, Drama
Dec 04, 1997 - Jun 14, 1998

Barrymore
Play, Original
Mar 25, 1997 - Nov 02, 1997

State Fair
Musical, Original, Comedy
Mar 27, 1996 - Jun 30, 1996

Swinging on a Star
Musical, Original, Revue
Oct 22, 1995 - Jan 13, 1996

Blood Brothers
Musical, Original
Apr 25, 1993 - Apr 30, 1995

A Small Family Business
Play, Original
Apr 27, 1992 - Jun 07, 1992

Park Your Car in Harvard Yard
Play, Original
Nov 07, 1991 - Feb 22, 1992

Lucifer's Child
Play, Original, Solo
Apr 04, 1991 - Apr 27, 1991

A Few Good Men
Play, Original, Drama
Nov 15, 1989 - Jan 26, 1991

Welcome to the Club
Musical, Original
Apr 13, 1989 - Apr 22, 1989

Spoils of War
Play, Original
Nov 10, 1988 - Dec 10, 1988

Mail
Musical, Original
Apr 14, 1988 - May 15, 1988

Les Liaisons Dangereuses
Play, Original, Drama
Apr 30, 1987 - Sep 06, 1987

Sweet Sue
Play, Original
Jan 08, 1987 - Mar 28, 1987

Loot
Play, Revival, Comedy
Apr 07, 1986 - Jun 28, 1986

Hay Fever
Play, Revival, Comedy
Dec 12, 1985 - Mar 29, 1986

The Octette Bridge Club
Play, Original
Mar 05, 1985 - Mar 23, 1985

Alone Together
Play, Original
Oct 21, 1984 - Jan 12, 1985

End of the World
Play, Original
May 06, 1984 - Jun 02, 1984

Open Admissions
Play, Original, Drama
Jan 29, 1984 - Feb 12, 1984

Brothers
Play, Original
Nov 09, 1983 - Nov 09, 1983

Agnes of God
Play, Original, Drama
Mar 30, 1982 - Sep 04, 1983

Special Occasions
Play, Original
Feb 07, 1982 - Feb 07, 1982

Deathtrap
Play, Original, Mystery, Thriller, Comedy
Feb 26, 1978 - Jan 05, 1982

Side by Side by Sondheim
Musical, Original, Revue
Apr 18, 1977 - Feb 19, 1978

Comedians
Play, Original
Nov 28, 1976 - Apr 03, 1977

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Play, Revival, Drama
Apr 01, 1976 - Jul 11, 1976

Absurd Person Singular
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 08, 1974 - Mar 06, 1976

Rainbow Jones
Musical, Original
Feb 13, 1974 - Feb 13, 1974

Veronica's Room
Play, Original, Thriller
Oct 25, 1973 - Dec 29, 1973

Sleuth
Play, Original, Mystery, Thriller
Nov 12, 1970 - Oct 13, 1973

Inquest
Play, Original
Apr 23, 1970 - May 16, 1970

Charles Aznavour
Special, Original, Solo, Concert
Feb 03, 1970 - Feb 28, 1970

Love Is a Time of Day
Play, Original, Comedy
Dec 22, 1969 - Dec 27, 1969

Angela
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 30, 1969 - Nov 01, 1969

The Watering Place
Play, Original
Mar 12, 1969 - Mar 12, 1969

Harkness Ballet
Special, Original
Jan 13, 1969 - Feb 01, 1969

Winners
Play, Original
Sep 17, 1968 - Nov 30, 1968

Losers
Play, Original
Sep 17, 1968 - Nov 30, 1968

There's a Girl in My Soup
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 18, 1967 - Jul 27, 1968

The Homecoming
Play, Original
Jan 05, 1967 - Oct 14, 1967

Wait Until Dark
Play, Original, Drama
Nov 28, 1966 - Dec 31, 1966

How's the World Treating You?
Play, Original
Oct 24, 1966 - Nov 26, 1966

Hostile Witness
Play, Original
Feb 17, 1966 - Jul 02, 1966

Any Wednesday
Play, Original, Comedy
Feb 18, 1964 - Feb 12, 1966

Love and Kisses
Play, Original, Comedy
Dec 18, 1963 - Dec 28, 1963

Have I Got a Girl for You!
Play, Original, Comedy
Dec 02, 1963 - Dec 02, 1963

Semi-Detached
Play, Revival, Satire
Oct 07, 1963 - Oct 19, 1963

Dear Me, The Sky is Falling
Play, Original
Mar 02, 1963 - Jul 10, 1963

The Beauty Part
Play, Original, Comedy
Dec 26, 1962 - Feb 23, 1963

Infidel Caesar
Play, Original
Never Officially Opened - Apr 28, 1962

Romulus
Play, Original
Jan 10, 1962 - Mar 10, 1962

Daughter of Silence
Play, Original
Nov 30, 1961 - Dec 30, 1961

A Far Country
Play, Original, Drama
Apr 04, 1961 - Nov 25, 1961

Once There Was a Russian
Play, Original
Feb 18, 1961 - Feb 18, 1961

Invitation to a March
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 29, 1960 - Feb 04, 1961

Five Finger Exercise
Play, Original
Dec 02, 1959 - Oct 01, 1960

The Pleasure of His Company
Play, Original, Comedy
Jun 15, 1959 - Nov 21, 1959

Rashomon
Play, Original, Drama
Jan 27, 1959 - Jun 13, 1959

The Dark at the Top of the Stairs
Play, Original, Drama
Dec 05, 1957 - Jan 17, 1959

Miss Lonelyhearts
Play, Original
Oct 03, 1957 - Oct 12, 1957

Table by the Window
Play, Original
Oct 25, 1956 - Sep 28, 1957

Table Number Seven
Play, Original
Oct 25, 1956 - Sep 28, 1957

The Ponder Heart
Play, Original, Comedy
Feb 16, 1956 - Jun 23, 1956

Bus Stop
Play, Original, Comedy
Mar 02, 1955 - Feb 13, 1956

The Solid Gold Cadillac
Play, Original, Comedy
May 10, 1954 - Feb 12, 1955

Picnic
Play, Original
Feb 19, 1953 - Apr 10, 1954

Touchstone
Play, Original, Drama
Feb 03, 1953 - Feb 07, 1953

The Male Animal
Play, Revival, Comedy
May 15, 1952 - Jan 31, 1953

Much Ado About Nothing
Play, Revival, Comedy
May 01, 1952 - May 03, 1952

Flight Into Egypt
Play, Original, Drama
Mar 18, 1952 - Apr 19, 1952

Affairs of State
Play, Original, Comedy
Nov 06, 1950 - Mar 08, 1952

Daphne Laureola
Play, Original, Comedy
Sep 18, 1950 - Nov 04, 1950

Lost in the Stars
Musical, Original, Tragedy
Oct 30, 1949 - Jul 01, 1950

Mrs. Gibbons' Boys
Play, Original, Comedy
May 04, 1949 - May 07, 1949

They Knew What They Wanted
Play, Revival, Comedy
Feb 16, 1949 - Apr 09, 1949

Summer and Smoke
Play, Original
Oct 06, 1948 - Jan 01, 1949

Susanna and the Elders
Special, Revival
May 18, 1948 - Jul 10, 1948

Willie the Weeper
Special, Original
May 18, 1948 - Jul 10, 1948

The Eccentricities of Davey Crockett
Special, Original
May 18, 1948 - Jul 10, 1948

The Cup of Trembling
Play, Original
Apr 20, 1948 - May 15, 1948

The Linden Tree
Play, Original
Mar 02, 1948 - Mar 06, 1948

John Loves Mary
Play, Original, Comedy, Farce
Mar 17, 1947 - Feb 07, 1948

Christopher Blake
Play, Original, Drama
Nov 30, 1946 - Mar 08, 1947

A Flag Is Born
Play, Original
Oct 21, 1946 - Nov 16, 1946

Mr. Peebles and Mr. Hooker
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 10, 1946 - Oct 12, 1946

I Remember Mama
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 19, 1944 - Jun 29, 1946

Over 21
Play, Original
Jan 03, 1944 - Jul 08, 1944

Feathers in a Gale
Play, Original
Dec 21, 1943 - Dec 25, 1943

Star and Garter
Musical, Original, Revue
Jun 24, 1942 - Dec 04, 1943

A Kiss for Cinderella
Play, Revival
Mar 10, 1942 - Apr 18, 1942

The Land Is Bright
Play, Original
Oct 28, 1941 - Jan 03, 1942

The Man Who Came to Dinner
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 16, 1939 - Jul 12, 1941

From Vienna
Musical, Original, Revue
Jun 20, 1939 - Aug 26, 1939

Set to Music
Musical, Original, Revue
Jan 18, 1939 - May 06, 1939

Elsie Janis
Special, Original, Drama, Solo
Jan 01, 1939 - Jan 1939

Sing Out the News
Musical, Original, Revue
Sep 24, 1938 - Jan 07, 1939

I'd Rather Be Right
Musical, Original, Comedy
May 23, 1938 - Jul 09, 1938

Of Mice and Men
Play, Original, Drama
Nov 23, 1937 - May 1938

Young Madame Conti
Play, Original, Melodrama
Mar 31, 1937 - Apr 1937

Stage Door
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 22, 1936 - Mar 1937

First Lady
Play, Original, Comedy
Nov 26, 1935 - Jun 1936

Pride and Prejudice
Play, Original, Comedy
Nov 05, 1935 - Nov 25, 1935

If This Be Treason
Play, Original
Sep 23, 1935 - Oct 1935

Ceiling Zero
Play, Original
Apr 10, 1935 - Jul 1935

Rain
Play, Revival, Drama
Feb 12, 1935 - Mar 1935

Merrily We Roll Along
Play, Original
Sep 29, 1934 - Feb 1935

As Thousands Cheer
Musical, Original, Revue
Sep 30, 1933 - Sep 08, 1934

Dinner at Eight
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 22, 1932 - May 1933

Of Thee I Sing
Musical, Original, Comedy
Dec 26, 1931 - Oct 1933

The Third Little Show
Musical, Original, Revue
Jun 01, 1931 - Sep 1931

Once in a Lifetime
Play, Original, Comedy
Sep 24, 1930 - May 24, 1931

Topaze
Play, Original, Comedy
Feb 12, 1930 - Aug 1930

The Little Show
Musical, Original, Revue
Apr 30, 1929 - Feb 1930

Paris
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 08, 1928 - Mar 23, 1929

Paris Bound
Play, Original, Comedy
Dec 27, 1927 - Jul 1928

The Spider
Play, Original, Mystery, Melodrama
May 30, 1927 - Dec 17, 1927

Chicago
Play, Original, Comedy
Dec 30, 1926 - May 1927

Mozart
Play, Original, Comedy, Play with music
Nov 22, 1926 - Dec 18, 1926

L'Illusioniste
Play, Original
Nov 22, 1926 - Closing date unknown

Gentle Grafters
Play, Original
Oct 27, 1926 - Nov 1926

Cradle Snatchers
Play, Original, Comedy, Farce
Sep 07, 1925 - Oct 1926

Music Box Revue [1924]
Musical, Original, Revue
Dec 01, 1924 - May 1925

Earl Carroll's Vanities [1924]
Musical, Original, Revue
Sep 10, 1924 - Nov 1924

Music Box Revue [1923]
Musical, Original, Revue
Sep 22, 1923 - May 1924

Music Box Revue [1922-23]
Musical, Original, Revue
Oct 23, 1922 - Aug 04, 1923

Music Box Revue [1921]
Musical, Original, Revue
Sep 22, 1921 - Sep 30, 1922

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