New York, NY: Neil Simon Theatre

Country: United States of America
State: New York
City: New York
Borough: Manhattan
Location: 244-254 West 52nd Street

Built as "Alvin Theatre" by Herbert J. Krapp for Alexander Pincus. Named after the theatre producers, Alex A. Aarons and Vinton Freedley. Used for musical and drama performances. 1983 renamed "Neil Simon Theatre" in honour of the American playwright and producer, Neil Simon (1927-2018). 1297 seats.

Notable world premieres:

  • Geoge Gershwin/Ira Gershwin: Girl Crazy (14 Oct 1930)
  • Cole Porter/Guy Bolton/P. G. Wodehouse: Anything Goes (21 Nov 1934)
  • George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess (10 Oct 1935)
  • Robert E. Sherwood: There Shall Be No Night (1940)
  • Kurt Weill/Ira Gershwin: Lady in the Dark (23 Jan 1941)
  • Kurt Weill/Ira Gershwin: The Firebrand of Florence (22 Mar 1944)
  • Neil Simon: Brighton Beach Memoirs (27 Mar 1983)
  • Neil Simon: Biloxi Blues (28 Mar 1985)

Links: broadwaydirect.com, Wikipedia

[New York, NY: Neil Simon Theatre] Folded Greeting Card
Front Text: on signs: "Neil Simon", marquee: advertising Meredith Wilson's musical "The Music Man" [April 2000 - Dec 2001]
Reverse Text: "originally the Alvin Theatre - The Neil Simon Theatre - 250 W 52nd St - south side between Broadway and 8th Ave - seats 1297"
Publisher: MDesigns; Broadway Theatre Series
Size: 12.5 x 17.5 cm (folded)

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