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Shubert Theatre

225 W. 44th St., New York, NY
Seats (approximate): 1460

Henry B. Herts, architect. Built by Lee and J.J. Shubert as tribute to their brother Sam, who died in a train crash in 1905. It has rarely been dark since opening in 1913.

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

Built: 1913   

Theatre Names Named
Shubert Theatre
Named for Sam S. Shubert, Opened September 29, 1913
1913

Broadway Productions

Hello, Dolly!
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Apr 20, 2017 - Present

Matilda The Musical
Musical, Original
Apr 11, 2013 - Jan 01, 2017

Memphis
Musical, Original
Oct 19, 2009 - Aug 05, 2012

Blithe Spirit
Play, Revival, Comedy, Farce
Mar 15, 2009 - Jul 19, 2009

Spamalot
Musical, Original, Comedy
Mar 17, 2005 - Jan 11, 2009

Forever Tango
Special, Revival, Dance
Jul 24, 2004 - Nov 28, 2004

Gypsy
Musical, Revival, Drama
May 01, 2003 - May 30, 2004

Chicago
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Feb 11, 1997 - Jan 26, 2003

Big
Musical, Original, Comedy
Apr 28, 1996 - Oct 13, 1996

Crazy For You
Musical, Original, Comedy
Feb 19, 1992 - Jan 07, 1996

Buddy
Musical, Original
Nov 04, 1990 - May 19, 1991

A Chorus Line
Musical, Original, Drama
Jul 25, 1975 - Apr 28, 1990

The Constant Wife
Play, Revival, Comedy
Apr 14, 1975 - May 10, 1975

Seascape
Play, Original
Jan 26, 1975 - Mar 22, 1975

Over Here!
Musical, Original
Mar 06, 1974 - Jan 04, 1975

The Sunshine Boys
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 30, 1973 - Feb 09, 1974

A Little Night Music
Musical, Original, Romantic Comedy
Feb 25, 1973 - Sep 15, 1973

The Creation of the World and Other Business
Play, Original
Nov 30, 1972 - Dec 16, 1972

An Evening With Richard Nixon and...
Play, Original, Satire
Apr 30, 1972 - May 13, 1972

The Selling of the President
Musical, Original
Mar 22, 1972 - Mar 25, 1972

Promises, Promises
Musical, Original, Comedy
Dec 01, 1968 - Jan 01, 1972

Golden Rainbow
Musical, Original
Feb 04, 1968 - Nov 17, 1968

The Apple Tree
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 18, 1966 - Nov 25, 1967

Wait Until Dark
Play, Original, Drama
Jul 11, 1966 - Oct 01, 1966

Ivanov
Play, Revival
May 03, 1966 - Jun 11, 1966

Inadmissible Evidence
Play, Original
Feb 07, 1966 - Apr 23, 1966

Malcolm
Play, Original
Jan 11, 1966 - Jan 15, 1966

The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd
Musical, Original, Comedy
May 16, 1965 - Dec 04, 1965

Bajour
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 23, 1964 - May 08, 1965

Oliver!
Musical, Original, Comedy, Drama
Sep 14, 1964 - Nov 14, 1964

Here's Love
Musical, Original
Oct 03, 1963 - Jul 25, 1964

Stop the World - I Want to Get Off
Musical, Original
Oct 03, 1962 - Sep 07, 1963

I Can Get It for You Wholesale
Musical, Original, Comedy
Mar 22, 1962 - Sep 29, 1962

The Gay Life
Musical, Original
Nov 18, 1961 - Feb 24, 1962

Bye Bye Birdie
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jan 16, 1961 - Oct 07, 1961

Take Me Along
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 22, 1959 - Dec 17, 1960

A Majority of One
Play, Original, Comedy
Feb 16, 1959 - Oct 17, 1959

Whoop-Up
Musical, Original, Comedy
Dec 22, 1958 - Feb 07, 1959

Bells Are Ringing
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 29, 1956 - Dec 13, 1958

The Pajama Game
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 12, 1956 - Nov 24, 1956

Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?
Play, Original, Comedy
Jul 09, 1956 - Nov 10, 1956

Pipe Dream
Musical, Original
Nov 30, 1955 - Jun 30, 1956

Iolanthe
Musical, Revival, Operetta
Oct 24, 1955 - Oct 26, 1955

Ruddigore
Musical, Revival, Operetta
Oct 20, 1955 - Oct 22, 1955

H.M.S. Pinafore
Musical, Revival, Comedy, Operetta
Oct 17, 1955 - Oct 19, 1955

Trial by Jury
Musical, Revival, Comedy, Operetta
Oct 17, 1955 - Oct 19, 1955

Princess Ida
Musical, Revival, Opera
Oct 13, 1955 - Oct 15, 1955

The Mikado
Musical, Revival, Operetta
Oct 10, 1955 - Oct 12, 1955

The Pirates of Penzance
Musical, Revival, Operetta
Oct 06, 1955 - Oct 08, 1955

The Yeomen of the Guard
Musical, Revival, Operetta
Oct 03, 1955 - Oct 05, 1955

Can-Can
Musical, Original, Comedy
May 07, 1953 - Jun 25, 1955

The Love of Four Colonels
Play, Original, Comedy
Jan 15, 1953 - Apr 18, 1953

The Millionairess
Play, Revival, Comedy
Oct 17, 1952 - Dec 28, 1952

Paint Your Wagon
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 12, 1951 - Jul 19, 1952

Jose Greco Ballet
Special, Original
Oct 01, 1951 - Oct 27, 1951

Kiss Me, Kate
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jul 31, 1950 - Jul 28, 1951

I Know My Love
Play, Original, Comedy
Nov 02, 1949 - Jun 03, 1950

Lend an Ear
Musical, Original, Revue
Oct 10, 1949 - Oct 29, 1949

Anne of the Thousand Days
Play, Original, Drama, History
Dec 08, 1948 - Oct 08, 1949

My Romance
Musical, Original
Oct 19, 1948 - Dec 06, 1948

High Button Shoes
Musical, Original, Comedy
Dec 22, 1947 - Oct 18, 1948

The First Mrs. Fraser
Play, Revival
Nov 05, 1947 - Dec 09, 1947

Under the Counter
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 03, 1947 - Oct 25, 1947

Sweethearts
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Jan 21, 1947 - Sep 27, 1947

The Red Mill
Musical, Revival
Jan 06, 1947 - Jan 18, 1947

Park Avenue
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 04, 1946 - Jan 04, 1947

Yours Is My Heart
Musical, Original, Operetta
Sep 05, 1946 - Oct 05, 1946

Are You With It?
Musical, Original, Comedy
Apr 30, 1946 - Jun 29, 1946

Bloomer Girl
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 05, 1944 - Apr 27, 1946

Catherine Was Great
Play, Original
Aug 02, 1944 - Sep 30, 1944

War President
Play, Original
Apr 24, 1944 - Apr 25, 1944

Othello
Play, Revival, Drama, Tragedy
Oct 19, 1943 - Jul 01, 1944

Laugh Time
Musical, Original, Vaudeville
Sep 08, 1943 - Oct 16, 1943

The Vagabond King
Musical, Revival, Comedy, Romantic Comedy
Jun 29, 1943 - Aug 14, 1943

Yours, A. Lincoln
Play, Original
Jul 09, 1942 - Jul 12, 1942

By Jupiter
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jun 03, 1942 - Jun 12, 1943

Candida
Play, Revival, Comedy
Apr 27, 1942 - May 31, 1942

Argentinita
Special, Original
Mar 01, 1942 - Closing date unknown

The Rivals
Play, Revival, Comedy
Jan 14, 1942 - Feb 28, 1942

Candle in the Wind
Play, Original
Oct 22, 1941 - Jan 10, 1942

Pal Joey
Musical, Original, Comedy
Sep 01, 1941 - Oct 21, 1941

They Walk Alone
Play, Original
Mar 12, 1941 - Mar 29, 1941

The Doctor's Dilemma
Play, Revival
Mar 11, 1941 - Jun 21, 1941

Liberty Jones
Musical, Original
Feb 05, 1941 - Feb 22, 1941

Hold on to Your Hats
Musical, Original, Comedy
Sep 11, 1940 - Feb 01, 1941

Higher and Higher
Musical, Original, Comedy
Aug 05, 1940 - Aug 24, 1940

Higher and Higher
Musical, Original, Comedy
Apr 04, 1940 - Jun 15, 1940

The Philadelphia Story
Play, Original, Comedy
Mar 28, 1939 - Mar 30, 1940

I Married an Angel
Musical, Original, Comedy
May 11, 1938 - Feb 25, 1939

The Seagull
Play, Revival, Drama, Comedy
Mar 28, 1938 - Apr 30, 1938

Amphitryon 38
Play, Original, Comedy
Nov 01, 1937 - Mar 1938

Babes in Arms
Musical, Original, Comedy
Apr 14, 1937 - Oct 1937

The Masque of Kings
Play, Original
Feb 08, 1937 - Apr 10, 1937

Idiot's Delight
Play, Original, Comedy
Mar 24, 1936 - Dec 1936

Love on the Dole
Play, Original, Drama
Feb 24, 1936 - Jun 1936

Tapestry in Gray
Play, Original, Drama
Dec 27, 1935 - Jan 1936

A Sunny Morning
Play, Original, Comedy
Dec 07, 1935 - Dec 07, 1935

The Women Have Their Way
Play, Revival, Comedy
Dec 07, 1935 - Dec 07, 1935

Camille
Play, Revival, Drama
Dec 04, 1935 - Dec 1935

Rosmersholm
Play, Revival
Dec 02, 1935 - Dec 1935

Sweet Mystery of Life
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 11, 1935 - Oct 1935

A Journey By Night
Play, Original, Drama
Apr 16, 1935 - Apr 1935

Escape Me Never
Play, Original, Drama
Jan 21, 1935 - Apr 1935

Dodsworth
Play, Original, Drama
Aug 20, 1934 - Jan 1935

Dodsworth
Play, Original, Drama
Feb 24, 1934 - Jun 30, 1934

All the King's Horses
Musical, Original, Romantic Comedy
Jan 30, 1934 - Feb 1934

The Drums Begin
Play, Original, Drama
Nov 24, 1933 - Dec 1933

Champagne, Sec
Musical, Original, Operetta
Oct 30, 1933 - Nov 1933

Her Man of Wax
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 11, 1933 - Oct 1933

Shady Lady
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jul 05, 1933 - Jul 29, 1933

Gay Divorce
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jan 16, 1933 - Jul 01, 1933

Americana
Musical, Revival, Revue
Oct 05, 1932 - Dec 1932

Smiling Faces
Musical, Original, Comedy
Aug 30, 1932 - Sep 24, 1932

Hey Nonny Nonny!
Musical, Original, Revue
Jun 06, 1932 - Jul 02, 1932

Everybody's Welcome
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 13, 1931 - Feb 13, 1932

Peter Ibbetson
Play, Revival, Drama, Fantasy
Apr 08, 1931 - May 1931

Meet My Sister
Musical, Original, Comedy
Dec 30, 1930 - Apr 1931

Hello, Paris
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 15, 1930 - Dec 13, 1930

The Last Enemy
Play, Original, Drama
Oct 30, 1930 - Nov 1930

Symphony in Two Flats
Play, Original, Comedy
Sep 16, 1930 - Oct 1930

Three Little Girls
Musical, Original, Romance
Apr 14, 1930 - Jul 19, 1930

Hamlet
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Mar 24, 1930 - Closing date unknown

Macbeth
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Mar 24, 1930 - Closing date unknown

Twelfth Night
Play, Revival, Comedy
Mar 24, 1930 - Closing date unknown

The Merchant of Venice
Play, Revival, Comedy
Mar 24, 1930 - Closing date unknown

The Taming of the Shrew
Play, Revival, Comedy
Mar 24, 1930 - Closing date unknown

King Richard III
Play, Revival, History
Mar 24, 1930 - Closing date unknown

King Lear
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Mar 24, 1930 - Closing date unknown

As You Like It
Play, Revival, Comedy
Mar 24, 1930 - Closing date unknown

Julius Caesar
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Mar 24, 1930 - Closing date unknown

Bitter Sweet
Musical, Original, Operetta
Feb 17, 1930 - Mar 22, 1930

The Street Singer
Musical, Original, Comedy
Sep 17, 1929 - Feb 1930

A Night in Venice
Musical, Original, Revue
May 21, 1929 - Sep 1929

The Red Robe
Play, Original, Romance, Play with music
Dec 25, 1928 - May 20, 1929

Ups-a Daisy
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 08, 1928 - Dec 01, 1928

White Lilacs
Musical, Original, Operetta, Romance
Sep 10, 1928 - Oct 1928

The Silent House
Play, Original, Melodrama
Jun 25, 1928 - Sep 08, 1928

The Five O'Clock Girl
Musical, Original, Comedy
Apr 16, 1928 - Jun 02, 1928

The Furies
Play, Original
Mar 07, 1928 - Apr 1928

Harry Delmar's Revels
Musical, Original, Revue, Vaudeville
Nov 28, 1927 - Mar 1928

And So To Bed
Play, Original, Comedy
Nov 09, 1927 - Apr 1928

My Princess
Musical, Original, Operetta
Oct 06, 1927 - Oct 22, 1927

Padlocks of 1927
Musical, Original, Revue
Jul 05, 1927 - Sep 24, 1927

Yours Truly
Musical, Original
Jan 25, 1927 - May 14, 1927

Countess Maritza
Musical, Original, Operetta
Sep 18, 1926 - Jun 25, 1927

The Merry World
Musical, Original, Revue
Aug 02, 1926 - Aug 21, 1926

Princess Flavia
Musical, Original, Operetta
Feb 01, 1926 - Mar 13, 1926

Gay Paree [1925]
Musical, Original, Revue
Aug 18, 1925 - Jan 30, 1926

Princess Ida
Musical, Revival, Comedy, Operetta
Apr 13, 1925 - May 1925

Beggar on Horseback
Play, Revival
Mar 23, 1925 - Apr 1925

Sky High
Musical, Original
Mar 02, 1925 - May 1925

Othello
Play, Revival, Drama, Tragedy
Jan 10, 1925 - Feb 1925

The Magnolia Lady
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 25, 1924 - Jan 03, 1925

The Greenwich Village Follies [1924]
Musical, Original, Revue
Sep 16, 1924 - Jan 03, 1925

Marjorie
Musical, Original, Comedy
Aug 11, 1924 - Sep 14, 1924

Vogues of 1924
Musical, Original, Revue
Mar 27, 1924 - Jul 12, 1924

Artists and Models [1923]
Musical, Original, Revue
Aug 20, 1923 - Mar 23, 1924

The Greenwich Village Follies [1922]
Musical, Original, Revue
Sep 12, 1922 - Mar 10, 1923

Red Pepper
Musical, Original, Comedy
May 29, 1922 - Jun 17, 1922

The Hotel Mouse
Musical, Original, Comedy
Mar 13, 1922 - May 27, 1922

Pins and Needles
Musical, Original, Revue
Feb 01, 1922 - Mar 11, 1922

The Greenwich Village Follies [1921]
Musical, Original, Revue
Aug 31, 1921 - Jan 21, 1922

The All-Star Idlers of 1921
Musical, Original, Revue
Jul 15, 1921 - Closing date unknown

Just Married
Play, Original, Comedy, Farce
May 23, 1921 - Closing date unknown

Phoebe of Quality Street
Play, Original, Comedy, Play with music
May 09, 1921 - May 21, 1921

The Trial of Joan of Arc
Play, Original, Tragedy
Apr 12, 1921 - May 1921

Blue Eyes
Musical, Original, Comedy
Mar 21, 1921 - Apr 10, 1921

Her Family Tree
Play, Original, Comedy, Play with music
Mar 07, 1921 - Mar 19, 1921

The Greenwich Village Follies of 1920
Musical, Original, Revue
Sep 20, 1920 - Mar 05, 1921

Paddy the Next Best Thing
Play, Original, Comedy, Drama
Aug 27, 1920 - Oct 1920

Hamlet
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Apr 26, 1920 - May 22, 1920

The Taming of the Shrew
Play, Revival, Comedy
Apr 26, 1920 - May 22, 1920

Twelfth Night
Play, Revival, Comedy
Apr 26, 1920 - May 22, 1920

The Blue Flame
Play, Original, Melodrama
Mar 15, 1920 - Apr 1920

The Magic Melody
Musical, Original, Romance
Nov 11, 1919 - Mar 17, 1920

Hamlet
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Oct 06, 1919 - Oct 19, 1919

The Taming of the Shrew
Play, Revival, Comedy
Oct 06, 1919 - Oct 19, 1919

Twelfth Night
Play, Revival, Comedy
Oct 06, 1919 - Oct 19, 1919

Oh, What A Girl!
Musical, Original, Farce
Jul 28, 1919 - Sep 1919

A Lonely Romeo
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jun 10, 1919 - Closing date unknown

Good Morning, Judge
Musical, Original
Feb 06, 1919 - Jun 06, 1919

The Betrothal
Play, Original
Nov 18, 1918 - Closing date unknown

Sometime
Musical, Original
Oct 04, 1918 - Nov 1919

Getting Together
Play, Original, Play with music
Jun 03, 1918 - Aug 31, 1918

The Copperhead
Play, Original
Feb 18, 1918 - Jun 1918

Maytime
Musical, Original, Operetta
Aug 16, 1917 - Feb 17, 1918

Her Soldier Boy
Musical, Original
May 14, 1917 - May 26, 1917

Eileen
Musical, Original, Opera, Romantic Comedy
Mar 19, 1917 - May 12, 1917

Love o' Mike
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jan 15, 1917 - Closing date unknown

Les So Long
Play, Original, Play with music
Oct 23, 1916 - Jan 1917

So Long Letty
Musical, Original, Farce
Oct 23, 1916 - Jan 13, 1917

The Girl from Brazil
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 09, 1916 - Oct 21, 1916

Mr. Lazarus
Play, Original
Sep 05, 1916 - Oct 1916

The Happy Ending
Play, Original
Aug 21, 1916 - Sep 1916

Step This Way
Musical, Original, Comedy
May 29, 1916 - Closing date unknown

If I Were King
Play, Revival, Drama
Apr 29, 1916 - May 1916

The Great Pursuit
Play, Original
Mar 22, 1916 - Apr 1916

Alone at Last
Musical, Original, Operetta
Oct 19, 1915 - Mar 18, 1916

The Road to Happiness
Play, Original
Aug 30, 1915 - Oct 1915

Trilby
Play, Revival
Apr 03, 1915 - Jun 1915

To-Night's the Night
Musical, Original, Comedy
Dec 24, 1914 - Mar 27, 1915

Suzi
Musical, Original, Comedy, Operetta
Nov 30, 1914 - Dec 19, 1914

The Hawk
Play, Original
Sep 28, 1914 - Closing date unknown

Miss Daisy
Musical, Original
Sep 09, 1914 - Sep 1914

The Third Party
Play, Original
Aug 10, 1914 - Closing date unknown

Madam Moselle
Musical, Original
May 23, 1914 - May 30, 1914

The Belle of Bond Street
Musical, Original
Mar 30, 1914 - May 09, 1914

A Thousand Years Ago
Play, Original
Jan 06, 1914 - Mar 1914

Mice and Men
Play, Revival
Sep 29, 1913 - Dec 29, 1913

The Light That Failed
Play, Revival
Sep 29, 1913 - Dec 29, 1913

Caesar and Cleopatra
Play, Revival, Comedy
Sep 29, 1913 - Dec 29, 1913

The Passing of the Third Floor Back
Play, Revival
Sep 29, 1913 - Dec 29, 1913

The Sacrament of Judas
Play, Revival
Sep 29, 1913 - Dec 29, 1913

Hamlet
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Sep 29, 1913 - Dec 29, 1913

The Merchant of Venice
Play, Revival, Comedy
Sep 29, 1913 - Dec 29, 1913

Othello
Play, Revival, Drama, Tragedy
Sep 29, 1913 - Dec 29, 1913

Benefits and Special Events

Camelot
Musical, Revival, Benefit, Concert
Jun 06, 2011 - Jun 06, 2011

Brigadoon
Special, Revival, Benefit, Concert
Jun 14, 2010 - Jun 14, 2010

A Wonderful Life
Musical, Original, Benefit
Dec 12, 2005 - Dec 12, 2005

The Players Club Centennial Salute
Special, Original, Benefit
Apr 23, 1989 - Apr 23, 1989

A Celebration of Paul Robeson
Special, Original, Benefit
Oct 30, 1988 - Oct 30, 1988

V.I.P. Night on Broadway
Special, Original, Benefit
Apr 22, 1979 - Apr 22, 1979

The Neighborhood Playhouse at 50
Special, Original, Benefit
Dec 03, 1978 - Dec 03, 1978

George Abbott...A Celebration
Special, Original, Benefit
May 02, 1976 - May 02, 1976

Sondheim: A Musical Tribute
Special, Original, Benefit
Mar 11, 1973 - Mar 11, 1973

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