Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre | IBDB: The official source for Broadway InformationIBDB: The official source for Broadway Information

Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre

236 W. 45th St., New York, NY
Seats (approximate): 1079

Herbert J. Krapp, architect (his first of many Shubert commissions). Built by the Shuberts, but famously operated by producer-director Arthur Hopkins until his death in 1950. At that time, the Shuberts took over. Renamed on May 9, 2005 for Gerald Schoenfeld, longtime chairman of the Shubert Organization.

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

Built: 1917   

Theatre Names Named
Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre
Named for Gerald Schoenfeld, Renamed May 9, 2005
2005
Plymouth Theatre
Opened October 10, 1917
1917

Broadway Productions

Come From Away
Musical, Original
Mar 12, 2017 - Present

The Humans
Play, Original
Aug 09, 2016 - Jan 15, 2017

American Psycho
Musical, Original
Apr 21, 2016 - Jun 05, 2016

China Doll
Play, Original
Dec 04, 2015 - Jan 31, 2016

The Audience
Play, Original
Mar 08, 2015 - Jun 28, 2015

It's Only a Play
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 09, 2014 - Jan 18, 2015

The Bridges of Madison County
Musical, Original
Feb 20, 2014 - May 18, 2014

Orphans
Play, Original, Drama
Apr 18, 2013 - May 19, 2013

Glengarry Glen Ross
Play, Revival, Drama
Dec 08, 2012 - Jan 20, 2013

Gore Vidal's The Best Man
Play, Revival
Apr 01, 2012 - Sep 09, 2012

Bonnie and Clyde
Musical, Original, Drama
Dec 01, 2011 - Dec 30, 2011

The Motherfucker with the Hat
Play, Original, Comedy
Apr 11, 2011 - Jul 17, 2011

A Life in the Theatre
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 12, 2010 - Nov 28, 2010

A Behanding in Spokane
Play, Original, Comedy
Mar 04, 2010 - Jun 06, 2010

A Steady Rain
Play, Original
Sep 29, 2009 - Dec 06, 2009

Impressionism
Play, Original, Drama
Mar 24, 2009 - May 10, 2009

All My Sons
Play, Revival, Drama
Oct 16, 2008 - Jan 11, 2009

A Chorus Line
Musical, Revival, Drama
Oct 05, 2006 - Aug 17, 2008

The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial
Play, Revival, Drama
May 07, 2006 - May 21, 2006

Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life
Musical, Original
Dec 11, 2005 - Feb 19, 2006

Brooklyn
Musical, Original
May 09, 2005 - Jun 26, 2005

Plymouth Theatre

Brooklyn
Musical, Original
Oct 21, 2004 - May 08, 2005

Match
Play, Original, Drama
Apr 08, 2004 - May 23, 2004

Taboo
Musical, Original, Drama
Nov 13, 2003 - Feb 08, 2004

Long Day's Journey Into Night
Play, Revival, Drama
May 06, 2003 - Aug 31, 2003

The Graduate
Play, Original, Comedy
Apr 04, 2002 - Mar 02, 2003

Thou Shalt Not
Musical, Original
Oct 25, 2001 - Jan 06, 2002

Bells Are Ringing
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Apr 12, 2001 - Jun 10, 2001

Jekyll & Hyde
Musical, Original, Drama
Apr 28, 1997 - Jan 07, 2001

A Delicate Balance
Play, Revival, Drama
Apr 21, 1996 - Sep 29, 1996

Chronicle of a Death Foretold
Musical, Original, Dance
Jun 15, 1995 - Jul 16, 1995

Translations
Play, Original
Mar 19, 1995 - Apr 09, 1995

Passion
Musical, Original
May 09, 1994 - Jan 07, 1995

Wonderful Tennessee
Play, Original
Oct 24, 1993 - Oct 31, 1993

The Song of Jacob Zulu
Play, Original, Play with music
Mar 24, 1993 - May 09, 1993

Gypsy Passion
Musical, Original, Dance
Nov 17, 1992 - Jan 02, 1993

Dancing at Lughnasa
Play, Original
Oct 24, 1991 - Oct 25, 1992

The Big Love
Play, Original, Solo
Mar 03, 1991 - Apr 07, 1991

The Heidi Chronicles
Play, Original
Mar 09, 1989 - Sep 01, 1990

Burn This
Play, Original, Drama
Oct 14, 1987 - Oct 29, 1988

Pygmalion
Play, Revival, Comedy
Apr 26, 1987 - Aug 02, 1987

The House of Blue Leaves
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 14, 1986 - Mar 15, 1987

The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe
Play, Original, Solo
Sep 26, 1985 - Oct 05, 1986

The Real Thing
Play, Original, Drama
Jan 05, 1984 - May 12, 1985

You Can't Take It With You
Play, Revival, Comedy, Farce
Apr 04, 1983 - Dec 10, 1983

Plenty
Play, Original, Drama
Jan 06, 1983 - Mar 27, 1983

The Queen and the Rebels
Play, Original
Sep 30, 1982 - Nov 07, 1982

The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby
Play, Original
Oct 04, 1981 - Jan 03, 1982

Piaf
Play, Original, Play with music
Feb 05, 1981 - Jun 28, 1981

Ain't Misbehavin'
Musical, Original, Revue
Jan 29, 1979 - Jan 24, 1981

Runaways
Musical, Original
May 13, 1978 - Dec 31, 1978

Eliot Feld Ballet
Special, Original
Apr 10, 1978 - Closing date unknown

The Water Engine
Play, Original
Feb 28, 1978 - Mar 19, 1978

Mr. Happiness
Play, Original
Feb 28, 1978 - Mar 19, 1978

The Merchant
Play, Original
Nov 16, 1977 - Nov 19, 1977

Otherwise Engaged
Play, Original
Feb 02, 1977 - Oct 30, 1977

Godspell
Musical, Original
Sep 15, 1976 - Jan 09, 1977

Equus
Play, Original, Drama
Oct 24, 1974 - Sep 11, 1976

Good Evening
Play, Original, Revue
Nov 14, 1973 - Oct 05, 1974

Finishing Touches
Play, Original, Comedy
Feb 08, 1973 - Jun 30, 1973

The Lincoln Mask
Play, Original
Oct 30, 1972 - Nov 04, 1972

Emily
Play, Original, One Act
Jan 05, 1972 - Jul 23, 1972

Celia
Play, Original, One Act
Jan 05, 1972 - Jul 23, 1972

Dorothy
Play, Original, One Act
Jan 05, 1972 - Jul 23, 1972

Ma
Play, Original, One Act
Jan 05, 1972 - Jul 23, 1972

Defender of the Faith
Play, Original, One Act
Oct 26, 1971 - Nov 13, 1971

Epstein
Play, Original, One Act
Oct 26, 1971 - Nov 13, 1971

Eli, the Fanatic
Play, Original, One Act
Oct 26, 1971 - Nov 13, 1971

The Gingerbread Lady
Play, Original, Comedy, Drama
Dec 13, 1970 - May 29, 1971

Plaza Suite
Play, Original, Comedy
Feb 14, 1968 - Oct 03, 1970

Everything in the Garden
Play, Original
Nov 29, 1967 - Feb 10, 1968

Keep It In the Family
Play, Original, Comedy
Sep 27, 1967 - Sep 30, 1967

The Star-Spangled Girl
Play, Original, Comedy
Dec 21, 1966 - Aug 05, 1967

The Odd Couple
Play, Original, Comedy
Mar 10, 1965 - Jul 30, 1966

Slow Dance on the Killing Ground
Play, Original
Nov 30, 1964 - Feb 13, 1965

Cambridge Circus
Musical, Original, Revue
Oct 06, 1964 - Oct 24, 1964

Dylan
Play, Original
Jan 18, 1964 - Sep 12, 1964

Chips With Everything
Play, Original
Oct 01, 1963 - Jan 04, 1964

The Beast in Me
Musical, Original, Revue
May 14, 1963 - May 18, 1963

My Mother, My Father and Me
Play, Original
Mar 23, 1963 - Apr 06, 1963

The Beauty Part
Play, Original, Comedy
Feb 25, 1963 - Mar 09, 1963

Lorenzo
Play, Original
Feb 14, 1963 - Feb 16, 1963

Tchin-Tchin
Play, Original
Oct 25, 1962 - Feb 09, 1963

Gideon
Play, Original
Nov 09, 1961 - Jun 02, 1962

Irma La Douce
Musical, Original, Comedy
Sep 29, 1960 - Oct 28, 1961

From A to Z
Musical, Original, Revue
Apr 20, 1960 - May 07, 1960

The Good Soup
Play, Original
Mar 02, 1960 - Mar 19, 1960

The Marriage-Go-Round
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 29, 1958 - Feb 13, 1960

Romanoff and Juliet
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 10, 1957 - Sep 13, 1958

A Hole in the Head
Play, Original, Comedy
Feb 28, 1957 - Jul 13, 1957

The Apple Cart
Play, Revival, Comedy
Oct 18, 1956 - Feb 02, 1957

A Hatful of Rain
Play, Original, Drama
Sep 10, 1956 - Oct 13, 1956

Janus
Play, Original, Romantic Comedy
Nov 24, 1955 - Jun 30, 1956

Tiger at the Gates
Play, Original, Drama
Oct 03, 1955 - Nov 19, 1955

Catch a Star!
Musical, Original, Revue
Sep 06, 1955 - Sep 24, 1955

3 for Tonight
Musical, Original, Revue
Apr 06, 1955 - Jun 18, 1955

The Grand Prize
Play, Original, Comedy
Jan 26, 1955 - Feb 12, 1955

The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial
Play, Original, Drama
Jan 20, 1954 - Jan 22, 1955

Dial "M" for Murder
Play, Original, Thriller, Mystery, Drama
Oct 29, 1952 - Jan 09, 1954

Mr. Pickwick
Play, Revival, Comedy
Sep 17, 1952 - Oct 25, 1952

Three Wishes for Jamie
Musical, Original, Comedy
May 27, 1952 - Jun 07, 1952

Don Juan in Hell
Play, Original, Comedy
Apr 06, 1952 - May 24, 1952

Women of Twilight
Play, Original
Mar 03, 1952 - Mar 08, 1952

Gertie
Play, Original, Comedy
Jan 30, 1952 - Feb 02, 1952

Legend of Lovers
Play, Original
Dec 26, 1951 - Jan 12, 1952

Love and Let Love
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 19, 1951 - Dec 01, 1951

The Happy Time
Play, Original, Comedy
Jan 24, 1950 - Jul 14, 1951

Diamond Lil
Play, Revival, Comedy, Melodrama
Sep 07, 1949 - Jan 21, 1950

Gayden
Play, Original
May 10, 1949 - May 14, 1949

Private Lives
Play, Revival, Comedy, Romantic Comedy
Oct 04, 1948 - May 07, 1949

Joy to the World
Play, Original
Mar 18, 1948 - Jul 03, 1948

Happy Birthday
Play, Original, Comedy
Jan 12, 1948 - Mar 13, 1948

Helen Waren
Play, Original, Solo
Nov 02, 1947 - Closing date unknown

Call Me Mister
Musical, Original, Revue
Oct 06, 1947 - Jan 10, 1948

A Young Man's Fancy
Play, Revival, Comedy
Apr 29, 1947 - Oct 04, 1947

Message for Margaret
Play, Original, Drama
Apr 16, 1947 - Apr 19, 1947

The Eagle Has Two Heads
Play, Original, Melodrama
Mar 19, 1947 - Apr 12, 1947

Present Laughter
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 29, 1946 - Mar 15, 1947

Obsession
Play, Original, Drama
Oct 01, 1946 - Oct 26, 1946

Hidden Horizon
Play, Original, Drama, Mystery
Sep 19, 1946 - Sep 28, 1946

Tidbits of 1946
Musical, Original, Revue, Vaudeville
Jul 08, 1946 - Jul 13, 1946

Lute Song
Musical, Original
Feb 06, 1946 - Jun 08, 1946

Martha Graham
Special, Original, Dance
Jan 21, 1946 - Feb 1946

The Rugged Path
Play, Original
Nov 10, 1945 - Jan 19, 1946

The Ryan Girl
Play, Original
Sep 24, 1945 - Nov 03, 1945

Ten Little Indians
Play, Original, Mystery
Jan 09, 1945 - Jun 30, 1945

Chicken Every Sunday
Play, Original
May 20, 1944 - Jan 06, 1945

A Highland Fling
Play, Original
Apr 28, 1944 - May 20, 1944

Lovers and Friends
Play, Original
Nov 29, 1943 - Apr 22, 1944

The Naked Genius
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 21, 1943 - Nov 20, 1943

The Skin of Our Teeth
Play, Original, Comedy
Nov 18, 1942 - Sep 25, 1943

Vickie
Play, Original, Farce
Sep 22, 1942 - Oct 31, 1942

Guest in the House
Play, Original, Drama
Feb 24, 1942 - Jul 04, 1942

Solitaire
Play, Original
Jan 27, 1942 - Feb 14, 1942

Johnny on a Spot
Play, Original
Jan 08, 1942 - Jan 10, 1942

The Wookey
Play, Original
Sep 10, 1941 - Jan 03, 1942

Separate Rooms
Play, Original, Comedy
Jun 10, 1940 - Sep 06, 1941

Love's Old Sweet Song
Play, Original, Comedy
May 02, 1940 - Jun 08, 1940

Margin for Error
Play, Original, Melodrama
Nov 03, 1939 - Jun 15, 1940

Abe Lincoln in Illinois
Play, Original, Drama
Oct 15, 1938 - Dec 1939

Susan and God
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 07, 1937 - Closing date unknown

Tovarich
Play, Original, Comedy, Play with music
Oct 15, 1936 - Aug 1937

Pride and Prejudice
Play, Original, Comedy
Nov 26, 1935 - May 1936

The Body Beautiful
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 31, 1935 - Nov 1935

Paths of Glory
Play, Original, Tragedy
Sep 26, 1935 - Oct 1935

Accent on Youth
Play, Original, Comedy
Dec 25, 1934 - Jul 06, 1935

Dark Victory
Play, Original, Drama
Nov 07, 1934 - Dec 1934

Spring Freshet
Play, Original
Oct 04, 1934 - Oct 1934

Lady Jane
Play, Original, Comedy
Sep 10, 1934 - Oct 1934

Come What May
Play, Original, Drama
May 15, 1934 - Jun 1934

Her Master's Voice
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 23, 1933 - May 1934

Lone Valley
Play, Original
Mar 10, 1933 - Mar 1933

Conquest
Play, Original
Feb 18, 1933 - Feb 1933

Late One Evening
Play, Original
Jan 09, 1933 - Jan 1933

Counsellor-at-Law
Play, Revival, Drama
Sep 12, 1932 - Dec 1932

Counsellor-at-Law
Play, Original, Drama
Nov 06, 1931 - Jul 1932

The Man on Stilts
Play, Original, Comedy
Sep 09, 1931 - Sep 1931

Once in a Lifetime
Play, Original, Comedy
May 25, 1931 - Sep 05, 1931

The Wiser They Are
Play, Original, Comedy
Apr 06, 1931 - May 1931

This is New York
Play, Original, Comedy
Nov 28, 1930 - Jan 1931

Torch Song
Play, Original, Drama
Aug 27, 1930 - Nov 1930

Rebound
Play, Original, Comedy
Feb 03, 1930 - May 1930

Half Gods
Play, Original, Drama
Dec 21, 1929 - Jan 1930

The Channel Road
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 17, 1929 - Dec 1929

The Commodore Marries
Play, Original, Comedy
Sep 04, 1929 - Oct 1929

Holiday
Play, Original, Comedy
Nov 26, 1928 - Jun 1929

Machinal
Play, Original
Sep 07, 1928 - Nov 24, 1928

Burlesque
Play, Original, Comedy
Sep 01, 1927 - Jul 14, 1928

Mariners
Play, Original, Drama
Mar 28, 1927 - Apr 1927

The Pirates of Penzance
Musical, Revival, Comedy, Operetta
Dec 06, 1926 - Mar 1927

Iolanthe
Musical, Revival, Comedy, Operetta
Apr 19, 1926 - Nov 1926

The Jest
Play, Revival, Comedy, Tragedy
Feb 04, 1926 - Apr 1926

In a Garden
Play, Original, Comedy
Nov 16, 1925 - Jan 1926

The Buccaneer
Play, Original
Oct 02, 1925 - Oct 1925

First Flight
Play, Original
Sep 17, 1925 - Sep 1925

What Price Glory
Play, Original, Drama
Sep 03, 1924 - Sep 12, 1925

The Potters
Play, Original, Comedy
Dec 08, 1923 - Jun 1924

A Royal Fandango
Play, Original, Comedy
Nov 12, 1923 - Dec 1923

Launzi
Play, Original, Drama
Oct 10, 1923 - Oct 1923

The Old Soak
Play, Original, Comedy, Drama
Aug 22, 1922 - Aug 1923

The Hairy Ape
Play, Original, Comedy, Tragedy
Apr 17, 1922 - Jul 01, 1922

Voltaire
Play, Original, Comedy, Romance
Mar 21, 1922 - Mar 1922

The Deluge
Play, Revival, Drama
Jan 27, 1922 - Mar 1922

The Idle Inn
Play, Original
Dec 20, 1921 - Jan 1922

Daddy's Gone A-Hunting
Play, Original, Drama
Aug 31, 1921 - Jan 1922

Little Old New York
Play, Original, Comedy
Sep 08, 1920 - Jun 1921

Three Showers
Musical, Original, Comedy
Apr 26, 1920 - May 15, 1920

King Richard III
Play, Revival, History
Mar 06, 1920 - Mar 1920

Night Lodging
Play, Original, Drama
Dec 22, 1919 - Jan 1920

The Jest
Play, Revival, Comedy, Tragedy
Sep 19, 1919 - Feb 28, 1920

The Jest
Play, Original, Comedy, Tragedy
Apr 09, 1919 - Jun 14, 1919

As You Like It
Play, Revival, Comedy
Jan 21, 1919 - Jan 21, 1919

Macbeth
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Dec 07, 1918 - Dec 07, 1918

Hamlet
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Nov 22, 1918 - Closing date unknown

Redemption
Play, Original
Oct 03, 1918 - Mar 1919

A Very Good Young Man
Play, Original
Aug 19, 1918 - Sep 1918

A Doll's House
Play, Revival, Drama
Apr 29, 1918 - May 1918

Hedda Gabler
Play, Revival, Drama
Apr 08, 1918 - Apr 1918

The Wild Duck
Play, Original, Drama
Mar 11, 1918 - Apr 1918

A Trench Fantasy
Play, Original
Jan 24, 1918 - Feb 1918

The Gipsy Trail
Play, Original
Dec 04, 1917 - Mar 1918

The Star Gazer
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 26, 1917 - Dec 01, 1917

Barbara
Play, Original
Nov 05, 1917 - Nov 1917

A Successful Calamity
Play, Revival, Comedy
Oct 10, 1917 - Closing date unknown

Benefits and Special Events

Mandy Patinkin on Broadway
Special, Original, Benefit, Concert, Solo
May 19, 2008 - May 19, 2008

View full site