New York, NY: Majestic Theatre

Country: United States of America
State: New York
City: New York
Location: 255-257 West 44th Street

Built 1927 by Herbert J. Krapp for the Shubert Company. Opened 28 March 1927. Used for musical performances. Since 1987, used for A. L. Webber's musical, "The Phantom of the Opera". 1762 seats.

Notable world premieres:

  • Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein II: Carousel (19 Apr 1945)
  • Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein II: South Pacific (7 Apr 1949)
  • Frederick Loewe/Alan Jay Lerner: Camelot (3 Dec 1960)
  • Charlie Smalls: The Wiz (5 Jan 1975)

[New York, NY: Majestic Theatre] Picture: left: Majestic Theatre, right: St. James Theatre
Front Text: "New York", on left building: "Majestic", marquee: advertising A. L. Webber's musical, "The Phantom of the Opera" [Jan 1988-], on right building: "St. James", marquee: advertising Tyne Daly in J. Styne's musical, "Gypsy" [Nov 1989 - June 1991]
Reverse Text: "New York is known for its many theatres."
Publisher: The Postcard Factory, Markham, Ontario; NY-547
Size: Modern
Not sent.

[New York, NY: Majestic Theatre] Front Text: on building: "Majestic", marquee: advertising A. L. Webber's musical, "The Phantom of the Opera" [Jan 1988-], signed: "Anna Marti"
Reverse Text: "Highlights of New York - From the depths of the Majestic Theatre - The Phantom of the Opera strikes every night... To standing ovations."
Publisher: Painting the Town, New York
Size: 17.7 x 13.7 cm
Not sent.


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