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American Theatre - Theater Information

Address:
260 West 42nd Street

New York, NY

BUILT: 1893

CLOSED: 1930

DEMOLISHED: 1932

SEATING CAPACITY: 2065


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American Theatre History

Opened May 22, 1893

What Shows Played the American Theatre

DATES PRODUCTION
1/13/1908 - ? A Fighting Chance (1908)
1/6/1908 - 1/11/1908 Around the Clock (1908)
12/30/1907 - ? The Card King of the Coast (1907)
12/23/1907 - ? The Rocky Mountain Express (1907)
10/28/1907 - ? Since Nellie Went Away (1907)
10/7/1907 - ? Through Death Valley (1907)
9/30/1907 - ? Bunco in Arizona (1907)
9/16/1907 - ? Under Suspicion (1907)
9/2/1907 - ? From Broadway to the Bowery (1907)
8/26/1907 - ? Edna, the Pretty Typewriter (1907)
8/12/1907 - ? The Great Express Robbery (1907)
7/27/1907 - ? The King and Queen of Gamblers (1907)
3/18/1907 - ? Parted on Her Bridal Tour (1907)
3/4/1907 - 3/9/1907 Not Yet, But Soon (1907)
2/25/1907 - ? Kidnapped for Revenge (1907)
12/31/1906 - ? The Phantom Detective (1906)
12/3/1906 - ? How Hearts Are Broken (1906)
11/5/1906 - ? A Woman of Fire (1906)
10/29/1906 - 11/3/1906 Around the Clock (1906)
10/8/1906 - ? $10,000 Reward (1906)
10/1/1906 - 10/6/1906 The Girl and the Gambler (1906)
9/24/1906 - ? The Burglar and the Lady (1906)
9/10/1906 - ? Carolina (1906)
8/27/1906 - ? A Bad Man from Mexico (1906)
8/20/1906 - ? The Power of Money (1906)
8/13/1906 - ? Bertha, the Sewing Machine Girl (1906)
7/28/1906 - ? The Gambler of the West (1906)
6/4/1906 - ? The Goldfields of Neveda (1906)
5/14/1906 - ? Old Isaacs from the Bowery (1906)
4/30/1906 - 5/5/1906 Breaking Into Society (1905)
4/9/1906 - ? The Curse of Drink (1906)
3/26/1906 - 3/31/1906 In New York Town (1905)
3/12/1906 - ? Bedford's Hope (1906)
3/5/1906 - ? Chinatown Charlie (1906)
2/26/1906 - ? The Boy Behind the Gun (1906)
1/29/1906 - 2/5/1906 Rufus Rastus (1906)
1/15/1906 - 1/20/1906 Tom, Dick and Harry (1905)
1/1/1906 - 1/6/1906 Mr. Blarney From Ireland (1906)
12/4/1905 - ? The Duke of Duluth (1905)
11/27/1905 - ? Secret Service Sam (1905)
10/23/1905 - 10/28/1905 The Sambo Girl (1905)
10/9/1905 - 10/21/1905 Bankers and Brokers (1905)
9/25/1905 - 9/30/1905 Tom, Dick and Harry (1905)
9/18/1905 - ? The Great Jewel Mystery (1905)
8/21/1905 - ? Hearts of Gold (1905)
5/22/1905 - ? Fedora (1905)
3/27/1905 - ? Pals (1905)
1/16/1905 - 1/28/1905 Me, Him and I (1904)
12/26/1904 - ? Shadows on the Hearth (1904)
11/7/1904 - ? His Last Dollar (1904)
9/26/1904 - ? Her Mad Marriage (1904)
9/12/1904 - 9/24/1904 The Street Singer (1904)
8/27/1904 - ? The White Tigress of Japan (1904)
3/7/1904 - ? Out of the Fold (1904)
1/18/1904 - ? By Right of Sword (1904)
11/30/1903 - ? Our New Minister (1903)
11/9/1903 - ? The Worst Woman in London (1903)
9/28/1903 - ? Checkers (1903)
9/14/1903 - ? Wedded and Parted (1903)
8/29/1903 - ? The Evil That Men Do (1903)
5/25/1903 - ? The Merchant of Venice (1903)
5/18/1903 - ? A Mother's Love (1903)
3/9/1903 - ? The Dangers of Paris (1903)
2/2/1903 - ? Nevada (1903)
1/26/1903 - ? For Home and Honor (1903)
1/12/1903 - ? The Scales of Justice (1903)
12/15/1902 - ? A Remarkable Case (1902)
12/8/1902 - ? The Slaves of Russia (1902)
10/27/1902 - ? The Judgement of King Solomon (1902)
10/20/1902 - ? Private John Allen (1902)
10/16/1902 - ? The Little Mother (1902)
6/3/1902 - ? Jeanne du Barri (1902)
5/27/1901 - ? Kit Carson (1901)
5/13/1901 - ? The Prisoner of Algiers (1901)
4/22/1901 - ? Winchester (1901)
2/25/1901 - ? The Master-of-Arms (1901)
4/30/1900 - 5/5/1900 A Night in Venice (1900)
4/23/1900 - 4/28/1900 The Black Hussar (1900)
4/16/1900 - 4/21/1900 The Mikado (1900)
4/9/1900 - 4/14/1900 H.M.S. Pinafore (1900)
4/2/1900 - 4/7/1900 Nanon (1900)
3/26/1900 - 3/31/1900 The Bohemian Girl (1900)
3/19/1900 - 3/24/1900 Patience (1900)
3/12/1900 - 3/17/1900 Fra Diavolo (1900)
3/5/1900 - 3/10/1900 Falka (1900)
2/19/1900 - 2/24/1900 The Mascot (1900)
2/12/1900 - 2/17/1900 Maritana (1900)
2/5/1900 - 2/12/1900 The Pirates of Penzance (1900)
1/29/1900 - 2/3/1900 The Chimes of Normandy (1900)
1/8/1900 - 1/13/1900 Iolanthe (1900)
1/1/1900 - 1/6/1900 Die Fledermaus (1900)
12/25/1899 - 12/30/1899 The Beggar Student (1899)
5/9/1899 - ? We'Uns of Tennessee (1899)
4/24/1899 - 4/29/1899 Trial by Jury (1899)
3/27/1899 - 4/1/1899 The Mikado (1899)
3/13/1899 - 3/18/1899 Olivette (1899)
2/27/1899 - 3/4/1899 The Grand Duchess (1899)
2/6/1899 - 2/18/1899 H.M.S. Pinafore (1899)
1/23/1899 - 1/28/1899 The Queen's Lace Handkerchief (1899)
12/19/1898 - 12/24/1898 The Bohemian Girl (1898)
11/21/1898 - 11/26/1898 The Chimes of Normandy (1898)
9/19/1898 - 9/24/1898 Dorothy (1898)
9/12/1898 - 9/17/1898 Iolanthe (1898)
9/5/1898 - 9/10/1898 Boccaccio (1898)
5/2/1898 - 5/7/1898 The Beggar Student (1898)
3/29/1897 - ? The New Dominion (1897)
2/22/1897 - ? At Piney Ridge (1897)
2/1/1897 - ? New York (1897)
1/4/1897 - ? Captain Imprudence (1897)
12/21/1896 - ? A Man of Honor (1896)
11/5/1896 - ? The Broken Melody (1896)
8/31/1896 - ? The Great Northwest (1896)
4/7/1896 - ? The Law of the Land (1896)
1/28/1896 - ? Burmah (1896)
12/23/1895 - ? Northern Lights (1895)
11/5/1895 - ? In Sight of St. Paul's (1895)
9/4/1895 - ? The Great Diamond Robbery (1895)
1/21/1895 - ? The District Attorney (1895)
11/26/1894 - ? The Manxman (1894)
10/22/1894 - ? The Man Without a Country (1894)
5/15/1894 - ? Sister Mary (1894)
5/22/1893 - ? The Prodigal Daughter (1893)
? - ? The Voyage of Suzette ()


Frequently Asked Questions

What show is currently in American Theatre?
American Theatre's current show is The Grand Duchess which opened on 2/27/1899.

What when was American Theatre built?
American Theatre was built in 1893.

How many seats does American Theatre have?
American Theatre has 2065 seats.

What were the longest running shows at American Theatre?
Breaking Into Society which ran from 10/2/1905 to 5/5/1906, In New York Town which ran from 10/23/1905 to 3/31/1906, Tom, Dick and Harry which ran from 9/25/1905 to 1/20/1906, The Duke of Duluth which ran from 9/11/1905 to 1/6/1906 and Mr. Blarney From Ireland which ran from 1/1/1906 to 3/17/1906,