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Winter Garden Theatre

1634 Broadway (At W. 50th St.), New York, NY
Seats (approximate): 1526

William Albert Swasey, architect. In 1910, the Shuberts leased the American Horse Exchange from William K. Vanderbilt ($40,000 for 40 years) and turned it into theatre. In 1922, the Shuberts hired Herbert J. Krapp to design an extensive renovation and modernization of the auditorium. In 1932, the Shuberts negotiated with Ziegfeld's widow, Billie Burke, to assume the name and format of his Follies. Later, the house was host to many long-running musicals.

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

Built: 1911   

Theatre Names Named
Winter Garden Theatre
Changed January 2007
2007
Cadillac Winter Garden Theatre
Changed May 2002
2002
Winter Garden Theatre
Opened March 10, 1911
1911

Broadway Productions

School of Rock – The Musical
Musical, Original
Dec 06, 2015 - Present

Wolf Hall Part One
Play, Original
Apr 09, 2015 - Jul 05, 2015

Wolf Hall Part Two
Play, Original
Apr 09, 2015 - Jul 05, 2015

Rocky
Musical, Original, Drama
Mar 13, 2014 - Aug 17, 2014

Mamma Mia!
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jan 01, 2007 - Oct 19, 2013

Cadillac Winter Garden Theatre

Mamma Mia!
Musical, Original, Comedy
May 05, 2002 - Dec 31, 2006

Winter Garden Theatre

Mamma Mia!
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 18, 2001 - May 04, 2002

Cats
Musical, Original
Oct 07, 1982 - Sep 10, 2000

Othello
Play, Revival, Drama, Tragedy
Feb 03, 1982 - May 23, 1982

Camelot
Musical, Revival
Nov 15, 1981 - Jan 02, 1982

The Catherine Wheel
Special, Original, Dance
Sep 22, 1981 - Oct 18, 1981

42nd Street
Musical, Original, Comedy
Aug 25, 1980 - Mar 29, 1981

The Roast
Play, Original
May 08, 1980 - May 10, 1980

Comin' Uptown
Musical, Original
Dec 20, 1979 - Jan 27, 1980

Gilda Radner - Live From New York
Special, Original, Revue
Aug 02, 1979 - Sep 22, 1979

Bruce Forsyth on Broadway!
Special, Original, Solo
Jun 12, 1979 - Jun 17, 1979

Zoot Suit
Play, Original
Mar 25, 1979 - Apr 29, 1979

Beatlemania
Musical, Original, Revue
May 31, 1977 - Feb 25, 1979

Fiddler on the Roof
Musical, Revival, Comedy, Drama
Dec 28, 1976 - May 21, 1977

Natalie Cole
Special, Original, Concert
Nov 23, 1976 - Nov 28, 1976

Pacific Overtures
Musical, Original, Comedy, Drama
Jan 11, 1976 - Jun 27, 1976

Doctor Jazz
Musical, Original
Mar 19, 1975 - Mar 22, 1975

Gypsy
Musical, Revival, Drama
Sep 23, 1974 - Jan 04, 1975

Ulysses in Nighttown
Play, Original
Mar 10, 1974 - May 11, 1974

Liza
Special, Original
Jan 06, 1974 - Jan 26, 1974

Much Ado About Nothing
Play, Revival, Comedy, Play with music
Nov 11, 1972 - Feb 11, 1973

Neil Diamond: One Man Show
Special, Original, Concert, Solo
Oct 05, 1972 - Oct 21, 1972

Follies
Musical, Original, Drama
Apr 04, 1971 - Jul 01, 1972

Purlie
Musical, Original, Comedy
Dec 16, 1970 - Mar 13, 1971

Georgy
Musical, Original
Feb 26, 1970 - Feb 28, 1970

Jimmy
Musical, Original
Oct 23, 1969 - Jan 03, 1970

Mame
Musical, Original, Comedy
May 24, 1966 - Oct 04, 1969

Funny Girl
Musical, Original, Comedy
Mar 26, 1964 - Mar 12, 1966

Tovarich
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 07, 1963 - Nov 09, 1963

Pajama Tops
Play, Revival
May 31, 1963 - Jul 13, 1963

Sophie
Musical, Original
Apr 15, 1963 - Apr 20, 1963

The Lady of the Camellias
Play, Original
Mar 20, 1963 - Mar 30, 1963

Carnival!
Musical, Original, Puppets
Dec 20, 1962 - Jan 05, 1963

Nowhere to Go But Up
Musical, Original
Nov 10, 1962 - Nov 17, 1962

Eddie Fisher at the Winter Garden
Special, Original
Oct 02, 1962 - Nov 03, 1962

All American
Musical, Original, Comedy
Mar 19, 1962 - May 26, 1962

The Unsinkable Molly Brown
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 03, 1960 - Feb 10, 1962

West Side Story
Musical, Revival, Drama
Apr 27, 1960 - Oct 22, 1960

Once Upon a Mattress
Musical, Original, Comedy
Feb 24, 1960 - Apr 23, 1960

Saratoga
Musical, Original
Dec 07, 1959 - Feb 13, 1960

Bayanihan
Special, Original
Oct 13, 1959 - Nov 1959

Ballet Español
Special, Revival, Ballet, Dance
Sep 1959 - Sep 1959

West Side Story
Musical, Original, Drama
May 11, 1959 - Jun 27, 1959

Juno
Musical, Original, Comedy
Mar 09, 1959 - Mar 21, 1959

West Side Story
Musical, Original, Drama
Sep 26, 1957 - Feb 28, 1959

Ziegfeld Follies of 1957
Musical, Original, Revue
Mar 01, 1957 - Jun 15, 1957

Les Adieux
Play, Original, Revue
Feb 18, 1957 - Feb 23, 1957

Le Chien du Jardinier
Play, Original
Feb 18, 1957 - Feb 23, 1957

Intermezzo
Play, Original, Fantasy
Feb 14, 1957 - Feb 16, 1957

Les Nuits de la Colere
Play, Original, Farce
Feb 11, 1957 - Feb 13, 1957

Feu la Mere de Madame
Play, Original, Comedy
Feb 11, 1957 - Feb 13, 1957

Le Misanthrope
Play, Revival, Comedy
Feb 07, 1957 - Feb 09, 1957

Volpone
Play, Revival, Comedy
Feb 04, 1957 - Feb 06, 1957

Christophe Colomb
Play, Original, Drama
Jan 30, 1957 - Feb 02, 1957

Troilus and Cressida
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Dec 26, 1956 - Jan 12, 1957

Macbeth
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Oct 29, 1956 - Jan 12, 1957

Romeo and Juliet
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Oct 24, 1956 - Jan 12, 1957

King Richard II
Play, Revival, History
Oct 23, 1956 - Jan 12, 1957

Shangri-La
Musical, Original
Jun 13, 1956 - Jun 30, 1956

Bus Stop
Play, Original, Comedy
Feb 13, 1956 - Apr 21, 1956

Tamburlaine the Great
Play, Original
Jan 19, 1956 - Feb 04, 1956

The Vamp
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 10, 1955 - Dec 31, 1955

Plain and Fancy
Musical, Original, Comedy
Feb 28, 1955 - Nov 07, 1955

Peter Pan
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 20, 1954 - Feb 26, 1955

Wonderful Town
Musical, Original, Comedy
Feb 25, 1953 - Jul 03, 1954

My Darlin' Aida
Musical, Original
Oct 27, 1952 - Jan 10, 1953

Top Banana
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 01, 1951 - Oct 04, 1952

Make a Wish
Musical, Original
Apr 18, 1951 - Jul 14, 1951

Michael Todd's Peep Show
Musical, Original, Revue
Jun 28, 1950 - Feb 25, 1951

Great to Be Alive!
Musical, Original
Mar 23, 1950 - May 06, 1950

Alive and Kicking
Musical, Original, Revue
Jan 17, 1950 - Feb 25, 1950

Carmen
Special, Original, Ballet, Dance
Oct 06, 1949 - Jan 14, 1950

L'Oeuf á la Coque
Special, Original, Ballet, Dance
Oct 06, 1949 - Jan 14, 1950

Pas d'Action
Special, Original, Ballet, Dance
Oct 06, 1949 - Jan 14, 1950

Le Combat
Special, Original, Ballet, Dance
Oct 06, 1949 - Jan 14, 1950

As the Girls Go
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 13, 1948 - Jul 09, 1949

Marinka
Musical, Original, Drama, Romance
Jul 18, 1945 - Sep 29, 1945

Laffing Room Only
Musical, Original, Revue, Comedy
Dec 23, 1944 - Jul 14, 1945

Mexican Hayride
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jan 28, 1944 - Dec 16, 1944

Ziegfeld Follies of 1943
Musical, Original, Revue
Apr 01, 1943 - Jan 25, 1944

Sons o' Fun
Musical, Original, Comedy, Revue
Dec 01, 1941 - Mar 29, 1943

Hellzapoppin
Musical, Original, Revue, Vaudeville
Nov 26, 1938 - Nov 23, 1941

You Never Know
Musical, Original, Play
Sep 21, 1938 - Nov 26, 1938

Hooray For What!
Musical, Original, Comedy
Dec 01, 1937 - May 21, 1938

The Show is On
Musical, Original, Revue
Sep 18, 1937 - Oct 02, 1937

The Show is On
Musical, Original, Revue
Dec 25, 1936 - Jul 17, 1937

Ziegfeld Follies of 1936
Musical, Original, Revue
Sep 14, 1936 - Dec 19, 1936

Ziegfeld Follies of 1936
Musical, Original, Revue
Jan 30, 1936 - May 09, 1936

At Home Abroad
Musical, Original, Revue
Sep 19, 1935 - Jan 1936

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

Life Begins at 8:40
Musical, Original, Revue
Aug 27, 1934 - Mar 16, 1935

Ziegfeld Follies of 1934
Musical, Original, Revue
Jan 04, 1934 - Jun 09, 1934

Hold Your Horses
Musical, Original, Comedy
Sep 25, 1933 - Dec 09, 1933

The Greenwich Village Follies [1928]
Musical, Original, Revue
Apr 09, 1928 - Jul 28, 1928

Artists and Models [1927]
Musical, Original, Revue
Nov 15, 1927 - Mar 24, 1928

A Night in Spain
Musical, Original, Revue
Oct 10, 1927 - Nov 12, 1927

The Circus Princess
Musical, Original, Operetta
Apr 25, 1927 - Oct 08, 1927

Gay Paree [1926]
Musical, Original, Revue
Nov 09, 1926 - Apr 09, 1927

The Great Temptations
Musical, Original, Revue
May 18, 1926 - Nov 06, 1926

Artists and Models [1925]
Musical, Original, Revue
Jun 24, 1925 - May 07, 1926

Sky High
Musical, Original
Mar 20, 1925 - Jun 1925

Big Boy
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jan 07, 1925 - Mar 14, 1925

The Passing Show of 1924
Musical, Original, Revue
Sep 03, 1924 - Nov 22, 1924

Innocent Eyes
Musical, Original, Revue
May 20, 1924 - Aug 30, 1924

Artists and Models [1923]
Musical, Original, Revue
Mar 24, 1924 - May 17, 1924

Topics of 1923
Musical, Original, Revue
Jan 14, 1924 - Mar 22, 1924

The Greenwich Village Follies [1923]
Musical, Original, Revue
Sep 20, 1923 - Jan 1924

The Passing Show of 1923
Musical, Original, Revue
Jun 14, 1923 - Sep 15, 1923

Bombo
Musical, Original, Extravaganza, Revue
May 14, 1923 - Jun 09, 1923

The Dancing Girl
Musical, Original
Jan 24, 1923 - May 12, 1923

The Passing Show of 1922
Musical, Original, Revue
Sep 20, 1922 - Dec 02, 1922

Spice of 1922
Musical, Original, Revue
Jul 06, 1922 - Sep 09, 1922

Make It Snappy
Musical, Original, Revue
Apr 13, 1922 - Jul 01, 1922

The Whirl of New York
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Jun 13, 1921 - Sep 17, 1921

The Passing Show of 1921
Musical, Original, Revue
Dec 29, 1920 - May 28, 1921

Broadway Brevities of 1920
Musical, Original, Revue
Sep 29, 1920 - Dec 18, 1920

Cinderella on Broadway
Musical, Original, Fantasy, Revue, Spectacle
Jun 24, 1920 - Sep 25, 1920

The Passing Show of 1919
Musical, Original, Revue
Oct 23, 1919 - Jun 05, 1920

Shubert Gaieties of 1919
Musical, Original, Revue
Oct 06, 1919 - Oct 18, 1919

Monte Cristo, Jr.
Musical, Original, Extravaganza
Sep 08, 1919 - Oct 04, 1919

Monte Cristo, Jr.
Musical, Original, Extravaganza
Feb 12, 1919 - Aug 06, 1919

Sinbad
Musical, Original, Revue
Nov 11, 1918 - Feb 1919

The Passing Show of 1918
Musical, Original, Revue
Jul 25, 1918 - Nov 09, 1918

Sinbad
Musical, Original, Revue
Feb 14, 1918 - Jul 06, 1918

Doing Our Bit
Musical, Original, Revue
Oct 18, 1917 - Feb 09, 1918

The Passing Show of 1917
Musical, Original, Revue
Apr 26, 1917 - Oct 13, 1917

The Show of Wonders
Musical, Original, Revue
Oct 26, 1916 - Apr 21, 1917

The Passing Show of 1916
Musical, Original, Revue
Jun 22, 1916 - Oct 21, 1916

Robinson Crusoe, Jr.
Musical, Original, Extravaganza
Feb 17, 1916 - Jun 10, 1916

A World of Pleasure
Musical, Original, Revue
Oct 14, 1915 - Jan 22, 1916

The Passing Show of 1915
Musical, Original, Revue
May 29, 1915 - Oct 02, 1915

Maid in America
Musical, Original, Revue
Feb 18, 1915 - May 22, 1915

Dancing Around
Musical, Original, Revue, Spectacle
Oct 10, 1914 - Feb 13, 1915

The Passing Show of 1914
Musical, Original, Revue
Jun 01, 1914 - Sep 03, 1914

The Whirl of the World
Musical, Original, Revue
Jan 10, 1914 - May 30, 1914

The Pleasure Seekers
Musical, Original, Revue
Nov 03, 1913 - Jan 03, 1914

The Passing Show of 1913
Musical, Revival, Revue
Sep 29, 1913 - Nov 01, 1913

The Passing Show of 1913
Musical, Original, Revue
Jul 24, 1913 - Sep 1913

The Honeymoon Express
Musical, Original, Farce, Spectacle
Feb 06, 1913 - Jun 14, 1913

(From) Broadway to Paris
Musical, Original, Revue
Nov 20, 1912 - Jan 25, 1913

The Passing Show of 1912
Musical, Original, Revue
Jul 22, 1912 - Nov 16, 1912

The Ballet of 1830
Musical, Original, Ballet
Jul 22, 1912 - Nov 16, 1912

Sesostra
Musical, Original, Drama, Operetta
Mar 05, 1912 - Jun 29, 1912

The Whirl of Society
Musical, Original, Satire
Mar 05, 1912 - Jun 29, 1912

A Night with the Pierrots
Musical, Original, Vaudeville
Mar 05, 1912 - Jun 29, 1912

Vera Violetta
Musical, Original, Comedy, Extravaganza
Nov 20, 1911 - Feb 24, 1912

Undine
Musical, Original
Nov 20, 1911 - Feb 24, 1912

The Revue of Revues
Musical, Original, Revue
Sep 27, 1911 - Nov 11, 1911

La Belle Paree
Musical, Original, Extravaganza,Revue,Vaudeville
Sep 11, 1911 - Sep 16, 1911

Bow-Sing
Musical, Original, Fantasy,Opera
Mar 20, 1911 - Jun 10, 1911

La Belle Paree
Musical, Original, Extravaganza,Revue,Vaudeville
Mar 20, 1911 - Jun 10, 1911

Tortajada and Her Sixteen Moorish Dancing Girls in a Spanish Ballet
Special, Original, Ballet
Mar 20, 1911 - Jun 10, 1911

Benefits and Special Events

 

Cadillac Winter Garden Theatre

Once on This Island
Special, Revival, Benefit
May 12, 2002 - May 12, 2002

 

Winter Garden Theatre

Lerner and Loewe: A Very Special Evening
Special, Original, Benefit
May 14, 1979 - May 14, 1979

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