Skip to main content Skip to footer site map
Renovation on the Times Square Theater Halted Due to Lack of Tenant

Renovation on the Times Square Theater Halted Due to Lack of Tenant

Once the tenant signs on, the project could take another year to complete.

Construction has halted on the Times Square Theater, which has been under renovation for several years. According to The New York Post, the project is currently on pause while the broker looks for a tenant.

"Work will commence as soon as we have a tenant," said Colliers broker Bradley Mendelson. "They don't want to do anything that might need to be undone."

Once the tenant signs on, the project could take another year to complete.

The building is set to include 41,500 square feet of multi-level retail space, entertainment, restaurants, an outdoor terrace, and more.

Read the original story on The New York Post.

The Times Square Theater is a former Broadway and movie theater at 217 West 42nd Street. The theatre opened on September 30, 1920, with Edgar Selwyn's play The Mirage. Stillman Development International leased the building in 2017 and hired Beyer Blinder Belle to renovate it.



BroadwayWorld Shop
Shop BroadwayWorld

Shop this season's new musicals! Get dressed up for a night at the theatre, or just a night at home, with merch from some of Broadway's biggest hits including SOME LIKE IT HOT, KIMBERLY AKIMBO, and more!

Start Shopping



Related Stories
Winners Announced For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards Photo
The winners have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards, honoring the best in Cabaret performances in NYC which had their first performance between October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022.

VIDEO: Viral MATILDA Singer Surprised By Kristin Chenoweth on TODAY Photo
11-year-old Nathan Broxton went viral after a video of him singing 'Naughty' from Matilda the Musical went viral on TikTok. After seeing the video, Delta sent Broxton and his family to New York City to see his very first Broadway show. Watch him be surprised by Kristin Chenoweth after his interview on The TODAY Show now!

VIDEO: LEOPOLDSTADT Cast Members Discuss Their Faith on TODAY Photo
David Krumholtz, Jenna Augen, and Brandon Uranowitz from Leopoldstadt on Broadway appeared on The TODAY Show on Sunday to discuss exploring their faith in the acclaimed play. The cast also discussed their family's faith, fighting against antisemitism, and more. Watch the new interview video now!

Photos/Video: Lea Michele and Ramin Karimloo Talk FUNNY GIRL on SiriusXM Photo
SiriusXM kicked off a special Town Hall with Lea Michele and Ramin Karimloo, co-stars of Broadway smash-hit Funny Girl, last Thursday.  Michele and Karimloo discussed the process of recording the musical's cast album, working with Barbra Streisand, and more!


More Hot Stories For You


Howard McGillin, Jay Armstrong Johnson, and More Join PARADE; Full Casting Announced!Howard McGillin, Jay Armstrong Johnson, and More Join PARADE; Full Casting Announced!
January 30, 2023

Complete casting has been announced as rehearsals begin today for the new Broadway production of Parade starring Tony Award® winner Ben Platt and Micaela Diamond. Learn more about who will be starring in the revival here!

THE PIANO LESSON Plays Final Broadway PerformanceTHE PIANO LESSON Plays Final Broadway Performance
January 29, 2023

On January 29, the Broadway revival of August Wilson's The Piano Lesson concludes its run at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, having played 27 previews and 124 regular performances. The production is the highest grossing revival of a play on Broadway and the highest grossing Wilson production on Broadway ever.

Listen: THE BIG ONE-OH! Cast Recording Featuring Christian Borle, Derek Klena & More Now Available DigitallyListen: THE BIG ONE-OH! Cast Recording Featuring Christian Borle, Derek Klena & More Now Available Digitally
January 27, 2023

Listen to the Ultimate Cast Recording of The Big One-Oh featuring Christian Borle, Derek Klena and more!

DEAR EVAN HANSEN National Tour to End its Run This SummerDEAR EVAN HANSEN National Tour to End its Run This Summer
January 27, 2023

The North American Tour of Dear Evan Hansen, which first launched at the Buell Theatre in Denver, Colorado in October 2018, will end its run on July 2nd, 2023 at the Koger Center in Columbia, South Carolina. See how to purchase tickes!

66th Annual Obie Awards to Return Live and in Person in February66th Annual Obie Awards to Return Live and in Person in February
January 27, 2023

The 66th Annual Obie Awards, celebrating and honoring Off- and Off-Off-Broadway will take place on Monday, February 27, 2023 at Terminal 5.