Martin Beck Theatre

Martin Beck Theatre

302 W. 45th St., New York, NY

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Theatre Name Year Named
Al Hirschfeld Theatre 2003
Martin Beck Theatre 1924


  • History:

    The Martin Beck Theatre opened in 1924 at 302 W. 45th Street. Designed by architect G. Albert Lansburgh, the large, grandiose venue premiered Bye Bye, Birdie and presented revivals of Kiss Me, Kate and Guys and Dolls. The Martin Beck was renamed for celebrity caricaturist Al Hirschfeld in 2003.

  • Built: 1924
  • Number of Seats: 1437


Dates Name Title
Feb. 16, 1966 - Jujamcyn Theaters Theatre Owner
Aug. 1, 1958 - Feb. 16, 1966 City Investing Company Theatre Lessee
Nov. 16, 1940 - Feb. 16, 1966 The Martin Beck Estate Theatre Owner
September, 1928 - Dec. 1, 1931 The Theatre Guild Theatre Lessee
Nov. 11, 1924 - Nov. 16, 1940 Martin Beck Theatre Owner
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