New York, NY: St. James Theatre

Country: United States of America
State: New York
City: New York
Location: 246-256 West 44th Street

Built 1927 as "Erlanger's Theatre" by Warren and Wetmore for the Theatrical Syndicate. Opened 26 Sep 1927. 1935 renamed "St. James Theatre". Used for major musicals, such as "Oklahoma" (2212 performances), "Hello, Dolly" (2844 performances) or "The Producers". 1958 interior renovation. Originally 1509 seats, now 1618 seats.

Notable world premieres:

  • Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein II: Oklahoma! (31 Mar 1943)
  • Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein II: The King and I (29 Mar 1951)
  • Jerry Herman: Hello, Dolly (16 Jan 1964)

[New York, NY: St. James 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.

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