Alvin Theatre

Alvin Theatre

250 W. 52nd St., New York, NY

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Theatre Name Year Named
Neil Simon Theatre 1983
Alvin Theatre 1927


  • History:

    The Alvin Theatre opened in 1927, using an amalgamated name for producers Alex Aaron and Vinton Freely. The Alvin hosted the star-making Broadway debuts of Ethel Merman and Liza Minnelli. In 1983, the theatre opened Neil Simon’s Brighton Beach Memoirs and renamed the theatre in his honor.

  • Built: 1927
  • Number of Seats: 1428
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