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181-189 Second Avenue

Louis N. Jaffe Art Theater / Club 181 / Phoenix Theater

The Louis N. Jaffe Art Theater, a former Yiddish theater, was the location of the Mafia-controlled Club 181 (1945-51), known... Learn More

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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

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215-223 West 49th Street

Ambassador Theater

Opened in 1921, the Ambassador Theater has staged multiple productions involving major LGBT performers and creators, including Mulatto by Langston Hughes and Bring... Learn More

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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

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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

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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

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1564-1566 Broadway

Palace Theater (interior)

Opened in 1913 for vaudeville, and reopened as a legitimate theater in 1966, the Palace Theater has staged multiple productions... Learn More

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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

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256 W 47th St

Brooks Atkinson Theater (originally Mansfield Theater)

Opened as the Mansfield Theater in 1926 and renamed the Brooks Atkinson Theater in 1960, this venue has staged multiple... Learn More

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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

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1681 Broadway

Broadway Theater (interior)

Opened in 1924 as a motion picture/vaudeville house, the Broadway Theater began presenting legitimate theater in 1930. Major LGBT performers... Learn More

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