Brooks Atkinson Theatre

Brooks Atkinson Theatre

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

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Theatre Name Year Named
Brooks Atkinson Theatre 1960
Mansfield Theatre 1929
Lew Fields' Mansfield Theatre 1928
Mansfield Theatre 1926


  • History:

    The Brooks Atkinson Theatre opened in 1926, as the Mansfield Theatre, at 256 W. 47th Street. The theatre was designed by Herbert J. Krapp, funded by the Chanin brothers, and named for the late actor Richard Mansfield. The venue was renamed for New York Times theatre critic Brooks Atkinson in 1960.

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  • Built: 1926
  • Number of Seats: 1109
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