USA – New York – Richard Rodgers Theatre

Dates: 1925 – present

Capacity: 1319 seats

Owned by: The Nederlander Organisation

Official website: http://richardrodgerstheatre.com

Internet Broadway Database: Richard Rodgers Theatre

The Richard Rodgers Theatre has housed the most Tony Award-winning plays & musicals in New York. 
When originally opened on February 7 1925 it was known as Chanin’s 46th Street Theatre. It was purchased by the Shuberts in 1931, and the venue reopened on October 10 1932 as 46th Street Theatre.
It became part of The Nederlander Organisation in 1982, and it was refurbished and reopened again on April 26 1990 as the Richard Rodgers Theatre, named after the composer.

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Selected Past Productions:

  • Hamilton (August 6 2015 – present)
  • If/Then (March 30 2014 – March 22 2015)
  • Romeo and Juliet (September 19 2013 – December 8 2013) starring Orlando Bloom
  • The Rascals: Once Upon A Dream (April 16 2013 – May 5 2013)
  • Cat On A Hot Tin Roof (January 17 2013 – March 30 2013) starring Scarlett Johansson, Benjamin Walker. Directed by Rob Ashford.
  • Porgy and Bess (January 12 2012 – September 23 2012)
  • Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo (March 31 2011 – July 3 2011) starring Robin Williams
  • In The Heights (March 9 2008 – January 9 2011)
  • Cyrano de Bergerac (November 1 2007 – January 6 2008)
  • Tarzan (May 10 2006 – July 8 2007)
  • Movin’ Out (October 24 2002 – December 11 2005)
  • Footloose (October 22 1998 – July 2 2000)
  • How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (March 23 1995 – July 14 1996)
  • Laughter on the 23rd Floor (November 22 1993 – August 27 1994)
  • Nine (May 9 1982 – February 4 1984)
  • The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (June 19 1978 – March 27 1982)
  • Chicago (June 3 1975 – August 27 1977)
  • Raisin (October 18 1973 – December 28 1974)
  • No, No Nanette (January 19 1971 – February 3 1973)
  • 1776 (March 16 1969 – December 27 1970)
  • I Do! I Do! (December 5 1966 – June 15 1968)
  • How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (October 14 1961 – March 6 1965)
  • Damn Yankees (May 5 1955 – May 4 1957)
  • Guys and Dolls (November 24 1950 – November 28 1953)