HISTORIC SITES

Various Locations

Central Park

Central Park has had numerous associations with the LGBT community since its creation in 1857, including many areas popular for... Learn More

Public Spaces
HISTORIC SITES

243 W 47th St

Ethel Barrymore Theater

Opened in 1928, the Ethel Barrymore Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Noel Coward,... Learn More

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

302 W 45th St

Al Hirschfeld Theater (originally Martin Beck Theater)

Opened as the Martin Beck Theater in 1924, this venue has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators,... Learn More

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

249 West 45th Street

Imperial Theater

Opened in 1923, the Imperial Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Jerome Robbins, Joel... Learn More

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

223 West 42nd Street

Apollo Theater (42nd Street)

Opened as the Apollo Theater in 1920, this venue is significant as the site of the first lesbian love scene... Learn More

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

245-257 West 44th Street

Majestic Theater

Opened in 1927, the Majestic Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Mary Martin, Adrian,... Learn More

Performance Venues
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149-157 West 45th Street

Lyceum Theater

Opened in 1903, the Lyceum Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Oliver Smith, Clyde... Learn More

Performance Venues
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221-233 West 44th Street

Shubert Theater

Opened in 1913, the Shubert Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Cole Porter, Michael... Learn More

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

242-250 West 45th Street

Bernard B. Jacobs Theater (originally Royale Theater)

During this venue’s time as the Royale Theater (opened in 1927), the John Golden Theater (renamed in 1934), and then... Learn More

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

261-265 West 47th Street

Samuel J. Friedman Theater (originally Biltmore Theater)

Opened as the Biltmore Theater in 1926 and renamed the Samuel J. Friedman Theater in 2008, this venue has staged... Learn More

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

West 45th Street

Booth Theater

Opened in 1913, the Booth Theater has been associated with major LGBT performers and creators that include Jill Esmond, Noel... Learn More

Performance Venues
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138-146 West 48th Street

Cort Theater

Opened as the Cort Theater in 1912, this venue has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including... Learn More

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

226-236 West 46th Street

Richard Rodgers Theater (originally Chanin’s 46th Street Theater)

Opened as the Chanin’s 46th Street Theater in 1924 and renamed the 46th Street Theater in 1932 and the Richard... Learn More

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

203-217 West 46th Street

Lunt-Fontanne Theater (originally Globe Theater)

Opened in 1910 as the Globe Theater, this venue has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including... Learn More

Performance Venues
HISTORIC SITES

139-141 West 44th Street

Hudson Theater

Opened in 1904, the Hudson Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT creators and performers, including W. Somerset Maugham,... Learn More

Performance Venues