Ethel Barrymore Theatre

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

243 W. 47th St., New York, NY

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Theatre Name Year Named
Ethel Barrymore Theatre 1928


  • History: In 1927, the Shuberts offered to name their newest theatre for Ethel Barrymore if she agreed to star in its first production. She accepted, and the Barrymore Theatre, designed by Herbert J. Krapp, opened in 1928. The Barrymore was the last Broadway venue built prior to the Depression, and it remains one of the few theatres that has never changed name or owner.

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  • Built: 1928
  • Number of Seats: 1096


Dates Name Title
1973 - The Shubert Organization, Inc. Theatre Owner
Oct. 20, 1931 - 1973 Theatre Owner
Dec. 20, 1928 - Oct. 20, 1931 Shubert Theatre Corporation Theatre Owner

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Playbill Cover - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
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