George Gershwin Theatre

George Gershwin Theatre

222 W. 51st St., New York, NY

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Theatre Name Year Named
George Gershwin Theatre 1983
Uris Theatre 1972


  • History:

    The Gershwin Theatre opened in 1972, as the Uris, along with its smaller sister theatre, the Circle in the Square. Designed by Ralph Alswang, the Gershwin has a seating capacity of 1,933, making it the largest Broadway theatre. At the 1983 Tony Awards, the theatre was renamed the George Gershwin in honor of the composer.

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  • Built: 1972
  • Number of Seats: 1809


Dates Name Title
Nov. 28, 1972 - Uris Buildings Corportation Theatre Owner
Nov. 28, 1972 - The Nederlander Organization Theatre Lessee
Nov. 28, 1972 - May 24, 1987 Gerald Oestreicher Theatre Lessee

Currently at This Theatre

Playbill Cover - Wicked


Opened: 2003-10-30

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