49th Street Theatre

235 W. 49th St., New York, NY

Theatre Name Year Named
Cinema 49 1938
49th Street Theatre 1921


  • History:

    The Shuberts built the 49th Street Theatre 1921. The theatre premiered a play by Oscar Hammerstein II called Gypsy Jim. The Shuberts lost the theatre in the Depression, and it became a short-lived movie theatre. In 1940, the 49th Street Theatre was demolished as Cinema 49.

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  • Built: 1921
  • Number of Seats: 750
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