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VIDEO: Broadway Comes Out to Celebrate the Newly Dedicated James Earl Jones Theatre Photo VIDEO: Broadway Comes Out to Celebrate the Newly Dedicated James Earl Jones Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 14, 2022

Earlier this week, the Cort Theatre was officially renamed the James Earl Jones Theatre in honor of the iconic multi-award-winning American actor! Go inside the ceremony, which included special guests Brian Stokes Mitchell, Norm Lewis, Samuel L. Jackson, Phylicia Rashad, Danielle Brooks, cast members from the Tony-winning Best Musical, A Strange Loop and more. Watch the full video!

Photos: Stars Turn Out for the 'James Earl Jones Theater' Dedication! Photo Photos: Stars Turn Out for the 'James Earl Jones Theater' Dedication!
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 12, 2022

The Cort Theatre was officially renamed the James Earl Jones Theatre in honor of the iconic multi-award-winning American actor! Check out photos from inside the ceremony, which included special guests Brian Stokes Mitchell, Norm Lewis, Samuel L. Jackson, Phylicia Rashad, Danielle Brooks, cast members from the Tony-winning Best Musical, A Strange Loop and more!

Official James Earl Jones Theatre Dedication Ceremony to Take Place This Month Photo Official James Earl Jones Theatre Dedication Ceremony to Take Place This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2022

The Shubert Organization, Inc. has announced that on Monday, September 12, the Cort Theatre will be officially renamed the James Earl Jones Theatre in honor of the iconic multi-award-winning American actor.

Broadway's Cort Theatre Will Be Renamed After James Earl Jones Photo Broadway's Cort Theatre Will Be Renamed After James Earl Jones
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2022

The Shubert Organization, Inc., will rename the 110-year-old Cort Theatre to the James Earl Jones Theatre, in recognition of Mr. Jones’s lifetime  of immense contributions to Broadway and the entire artistic community. 

Shubert Organization Begins Major Work on the Cort Theatre Photo Shubert Organization Begins Major Work on the Cort Theatre
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 1, 2021

The Cort Theatre is getting a facelift. The Shubert Organization is moving forward with a major restoration and expansion project at the Cort. In addition to historic refurbishments to the interior and rehabilitation of the NYC historic landmark’s façade, the venue will be getting a much-needed 35-foot-wide expansion on its western side.

Theater Stories:  Learn About the Box Office Record-Breaking Production of FENCES, TH Photo Theater Stories: Learn About the Box Office Record-Breaking Production of FENCES, THE MINUTES & More About The Cort Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2020

This week's Theater Stories features the Cort Theatre! Learn about the box office record-breaking production of Fences, it's longest-running show The Magic Show with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and much more!

Fun Facts About All 41 Broadway Theatres Photo Fun Facts About All 41 Broadway Theatres
by Nicole Rosky - May 11, 2019

What makes a Broadway theatre? Technically any venue with 500 seats or more, located along Broadway in New York City's Theatre District is a Broadway theatre, and the art that is produced in these special places is widely considered the highest form of theatrical entertainment in the world. Today, forty-one theatres are technically Broadway houses, each with their own rich history. Below, we're giving you the scoop on the life of every one of them!

Shubert Organization Reveals Plans for Cort Theatre Renovations Photo Shubert Organization Reveals Plans for Cort Theatre Renovations
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 1, 2017

The St. James and Helen Hayes Theatres might not be the only Broadway houses getting an update. According to Forbes, the Cort Theatre, currently home to M. Butterfly, might also get some renovations in the hopes that the theatre will be able to house larger productions.

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VIDEO: Broadway Comes Out to Celebrate the Newly Dedicated James Earl Jones Theatre Videoplay
VIDEO: Broadway Comes Out to Celebrate the Newly Dedicated James Earl Jones Theatre

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 14, 2022

Earlier this week, the Cort Theatre was officially renamed the James Earl Jones Theatre in honor of the iconic multi-award-winning American actor! Go inside the ceremony, which included special guests Brian Stokes Mitchell, Norm Lewis, Samuel L. Jackson, Phylicia Rashad, Danielle Brooks, cast members from the Tony-winning Best Musical, A Strange Loop and more. Watch the full video!