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Address:
214 W. 43rd St.

New York, NY

BUILT: 1903

DEMOLISHED: 1996

SEATING CAPACITY: 1938
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Lyric Theatre (Broadway) History

Built over the foundations of the original Lyric (1903; 1,261 seats) and Apollo (1920; 1,194 seats) Theatres, today's Lyric Theatre combines architectural preservation with state-of-the-art construction and technology. The spirit and character of New York's grandest historic theatres have been maintained and united with the technical amenities of a modern facility. The blending of old and new traditions extends from the theatre itself to its inaugural production. Ragtime, a new musical set in the same New York Gilded Age. Since then productions at the Theatre have included the second revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Jesus Christ Superstar, a revival of the Broadway classic 42nd Street, Mel Brooks' musical Young Frankenstein, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark which featured direction by Tony Award-winner Julie Taymor, music and lyrics by 22-time Grammy Award-winners Bono and The Edge, a jubilant revival of On the Town, and Cirque du Soleil's first Broadway endeavor Paramour.

The first box office record to be set at the Lyric Theatre (then the Foxwoods Theatre) was Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark. At the time, the show broke the record for the highest single-week gross of any show in Broadway history. The production grossed $2,941,794 over nine performances at 100.03% capacity for the week ending January 1, 2012. However, in just its third week of previews Harry Potter and the Cursed Child set a new record at the Broadway box office for the highest single-week gross of a straight play in Broadway history. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child grossed $2,138,859 over eight performances for the week ending April 8, 2018. The production went on to break its own record again, earning $2,525,850 over eight performances for the week ending December 30, 2018.



What Shows Played the Lyric Theatre (Broadway)

DATES PRODUCTION
4/22/2018 - ? Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (2018)
5/16/2016 - 4/16/2017 Cirque du Soleil Paramour (2016)
11/7/2015 - 1/3/2016 Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games (2015)
9/20/2014 - 9/6/2015 On The Town (2014)
6/25/1934 - 7/14/1934 Gypsy Blonde (1934)
12/22/1933 - ? Teatro Dei Piccoli (1933)
3/1/1933 - 6/17/1933 Run, Little Chillun (1933)
6/6/1931 - ? Gasoline Gypsies (1931)
11/27/1929 - 7/5/1930 Fifty Million Frenchmen (1929)
10/28/1929 - ? The Ghost Parade (1929)
1/8/1929 - 1/19/1929 Polly (1929)
3/13/1928 - 12/15/1928 The Three Musketeers (1928)
12/26/1927 - ? Rio Rita (1927)
10/17/1927 - ? Out of the Night (1927)
9/19/1927 - 10/15/1927 Enchanted Isle (1927)
8/19/1927 - ? Footlights (1927)
7/18/1927 - 8/13/1927 Kiss Me! (1927)
6/15/1927 - ? The Woman of Bronze (1927)
5/30/1927 - 6/4/1927 Tales of Rigo (1927)
9/20/1926 - 5/28/1927 The Ramblers (1926)
8/17/1926 - ? Sunshine (1926)
12/8/1925 - 8/7/1926 The Cocoanuts (1925)
11/2/1925 - 12/5/1925 Florida Girl (1925)
10/14/1925 - 10/31/1925 Holka Polka (1925)
4/20/1925 - ? Aloma of the South Seas (1925)
3/30/1925 - 4/18/1925 Bringing Up Father (1925)
6/3/1924 - 6/28/1924 Flossie (1924)
4/21/1924 - ? Leah Kleschna (1924)
2/19/1924 - 3/2/1924 The Chiffon Girl (1924)
2/21/1922 - 5/20/1922 For Goodness Sake (1922)
1/2/1922 - ? Up in the Clouds (1922)
12/27/1920 - ? Her Family Tree (1920)
10/11/1920 - ? Kissing Time (1920)
4/19/1920 - 6/26/1920 What's in a Name? (1920)
3/1/1920 - ? George Washington (1920)
1/26/1920 - 2/28/1920 Always You (1920)
1/6/1920 - ? The Light of the World (1920)
11/25/1919 - 1/7/1920 The Rose of China (1919)
10/14/1919 - ? Nothing But Love (1919)
7/8/1919 - ? The Five Million (1919)
5/12/1919 - 6/21/1919 The Lady in Red (1919)
9/14/1918 - ? The Unknown Purple (1918)
8/5/1918 - ? Maytime (1917)
3/18/1918 - 3/23/1918 Getting Together (1918)
9/3/1917 - ? The Masquerader (1917)
8/13/1917 - ? The Inner Man (1917)
6/18/1917 - 6/30/1917 My Lady's Glove (1917)
4/30/1917 - ? Her Soldier Boy (1916)
9/4/1916 - ? The Flame (1916)
4/3/1916 - 7/1/1916 Katinka (1915)
10/21/1915 - ? Abe and Mawruss (1915)
9/22/1915 - 10/16/1915 Two Is Company (1915)
8/9/1915 - ? The Girl Who Smiles (1915)
11/16/1914 - 6/5/1915 The Only Girl (1914)
10/31/1914 - ? The Battle Cry (1914)
10/7/1914 - ? Evidence (1914)
9/28/1914 - 10/3/1914 Miss Daisy (1914)
4/13/1914 - 4/25/1914 The Red Canary (1914)
2/23/1914 - 3/21/1914 When Claudia Smiles (1914)
2/9/1914 - ? Othello (1914)
1/13/1914 - ? Omar, the Tentmaker (1914)
12/10/1913 - ? High Jinks (1913)
11/12/1913 - ? Ourselves (1913)
10/23/1913 - ? The Girl and the Pennant (1913)
10/6/1913 - ? Her Own Money (1913)
9/20/1913 - ? The Escape (1913)
8/18/1913 - ? When Dreams Come True (1913)
4/28/1913 - ? Arizona (1913)
4/18/1913 - ? Rosedale (1913)
12/30/1912 - 4/5/1913 All for the Ladies (1912)
12/2/1912 - 12/29/1912 The Firefly (1912)
11/4/1912 - ? Julius Caesar (1912)
10/7/1912 - ? The Master of the House (1912)
9/2/1912 - ? The Ne'er-do-well (1912)
6/3/1912 - 6/15/1912 Two Little Brides (1912)
5/6/1912 - 6/1/1912 Patience (1912)
11/27/1911 - 4/27/1912 Little Boy Blue (1911)
11/16/1911 - ? The Thunderbolt (1911)
11/9/1911 - ? The Learned Ladies (1911)
11/6/1911 - ? The Lady from the Sea (1911)
10/16/1911 - 11/4/1911 The Duchess (1911)
10/4/1911 - ? The Great Name (1911)
5/29/1911 - 7/1/1911 Everywoman (1911)
5/1/1911 - ? The Lights o' London (1911)
4/24/1911 - ? Baby Mine (1910)
1/9/1911 - ? The Deep Purple (1911)
11/29/1910 - ? Two Women (1910)
10/10/1910 - 11/17/1910 Madame Troubadour (1910)
6/29/1910 - ? The Cheater (1910)
6/6/1910 - 6/25/1910 A Matinee Idol (1910)
5/10/1910 - ? Jim the Penman (1910)
12/21/1909 - ? The City (1909)
11/29/1909 - ? Divorce (1909)
11/22/1909 - ? The Chocolate Soldier (1909)
10/26/1909 - ? Herod (1909)
9/13/1909 - ? The Chocolate Soldier (1909)
6/15/1909 - 9/4/1909 The Motor Girl (1909)
5/3/1909 - ? The Great John Ganton (1909)
11/30/1908 - ? The Blue Mouse (1908)
9/28/1908 - 11/29/1908 Mlle. Mischief (1908)
9/7/1908 - ? Glorious Betsy (1908)
4/27/1908 - ? The Wolf (1908)
3/9/1908 - 4/25/1908 The Fool Hath Said: "There is No God" (1908)
1/27/1908 - 4/25/1908 Our American Cousin (1908)
1/27/1908 - 4/25/1908 Hamlet (1908)
1/27/1908 - 4/25/1908 If I Were King (1908)
1/27/1908 - 4/25/1908 Don Quixote (1908)
12/30/1907 - ? Rosmersholm (1907)
12/16/1907 - ? The Secret Orchard (1907)
12/2/1907 - ? The Taming of the Shrew (1907)
12/2/1907 - ? The Beneficent Bear (1907)
12/2/1907 - ? Nero (1907)
12/2/1907 - ? Othello (1907)
12/2/1907 - ? Papa Lebonnard (1907)
12/2/1907 - ? The Merchant of Venice (1907)
12/2/1907 - ? The Outlaw (1907)
12/2/1907 - ? Louis XI (1907)
12/2/1907 - ? Our Boys (1907)
12/2/1907 - ? King Lear (1907)
12/2/1907 - ? The Royal Box (1907)
12/2/1907 - ? Macbeth (1907)
11/18/1907 - 11/30/1907 The Girls of Holland (1907)
11/11/1907 - 11/12/1907 Hedda Gabler (1907)
11/11/1907 - 11/12/1907 The Notorious Mrs. Ebbsmith (1907)
11/11/1907 - ? Magda (1907)
11/11/1907 - ? The Second Mrs. Tanqueray (1907)
10/28/1907 - 11/9/1907 Miss Pocahontas (1907)
10/21/1907 - ? Sappho and Phaon (1907)
10/7/1907 - ? Monte Cristo (1907)
9/16/1907 - ? Virginius (1907)
8/19/1907 - ? The Lady from Lane's (1907)
4/15/1907 - ? The Road to Yesterday (1906)
3/18/1907 - ? A Curious Accident (1907)
3/18/1907 - ? The Seizure of the Sabines (1907)
3/18/1907 - ? Papa Martin (1907)
3/18/1907 - ? Papa Lebonnard (1907)
3/18/1907 - ? King Lear (1907)
3/18/1907 - ? The Merchant of Venice (1907)
3/18/1907 - ? Louis XI (1907)
3/18/1907 - ? The Outlaw (1907)
3/18/1907 - ? The Beneficent Bear (1907)
3/18/1907 - ? Othello (1907)
3/18/1907 - ? Alleluia (1907)
3/18/1907 - ? Oedipus Rex (1907)
3/18/1907 - ? Hamlet (1907)
3/18/1907 - ? Poor People (1907)
3/18/1907 - ? The Taming of the Shrew (1907)
3/18/1907 - ? Kean, or Disorder and Genius (1907)
3/18/1907 - ? My Wife Is Not Stylish (1907)
1/21/1907 - ? John the Baptist (1907)
1/21/1907 - ? Jeanne D'Arc (1907)
1/21/1907 - ? The Sunken Bell (1907)
1/21/1907 - ? Romeo and Juliet (1907)
1/21/1907 - ? Hamlet (1907)
1/21/1907 - ? The Merchant of Venice (1907)
1/21/1907 - ? Twelfth Night (1907)
11/19/1906 - ? The New York Idea (1906)
10/29/1906 - ? The Shulamite (1906)
9/10/1906 - ? The Kreutzer Sonata (1906)
5/14/1906 - ? How He Lied to Her Husband (1906)
4/16/1906 - ? Arms and the Man (1906)
4/9/1906 - 4/15/1906 Julie Bonbon (1906)
1/29/1906 - 4/7/1906 Mexicana (1906)
12/25/1905 - 1/27/1906 The Babes and the Baron (1905)
12/12/1905 - ? La Dame aux Camelias (1905)
10/2/1905 - 12/9/1905 Happyland (1905)
1/14/1905 - 9/30/1905 Fantana (1905)
12/6/1904 - ? The Fortunes of the King (1904)
11/7/1904 - 12/3/1904 Amoureuse (1904)
11/7/1904 - 12/3/1904 Lolotte (1904)
11/7/1904 - 12/3/1904 La Robe Rouge (1904)
11/7/1904 - 12/3/1904 La Petite Marquise (1904)
11/7/1904 - 12/3/1904 La Dame aux Camelias (1904)
11/7/1904 - 12/3/1904 Incognito (1904)
11/7/1904 - 12/3/1904 L'Hirondelle (1904)
11/7/1904 - 12/3/1904 Ma Cousine (1904)
11/7/1904 - 12/3/1904 Sapho (1904)
11/7/1904 - 12/3/1904 La Douleureuse (1904)
11/7/1904 - 12/3/1904 La Parisienne (1904)
11/7/1904 - 12/3/1904 La Pasarelle (1904)
11/7/1904 - 12/3/1904 Zaza (1904)
10/10/1904 - ? The Harvester (1904)
9/17/1904 - ? Taps (1904)
9/1/1904 - 9/17/1904 The Royal Chef (1904)
4/18/1904 - 6/4/1904 Wang (1904)
4/15/1904 - 4/15/1904 Pillars of Society (1904)
2/10/1904 - ? The Pit (1904)
1/18/1904 - ? The Taming of the Shrew (1904)
1/18/1904 - ? The Merchant of Venice (1904)
1/18/1904 - ? The School for Scandal (1904)
1/4/1904 - ? Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall (1903)
11/9/1903 - 1/2/1904 Red Feather (1903)
10/12/1903 - ? Old Heidelberg (1903)
10/21/1897 - 11/3/1897 La Poupée (1897)


Frequently Asked Questions

What show is currently in Lyric Theatre (Broadway)?
Lyric Theatre (Broadway)'s current show is Harry Potter and the Cursed Child which opened on 4/22/2018.

What when was Lyric Theatre (Broadway) built?
Lyric Theatre (Broadway) was built in 1903.

How many seats does Lyric Theatre (Broadway) have?
Lyric Theatre (Broadway) has 1938 seats.

What were the longest running shows at Lyric Theatre (Broadway)?
Rio Rita which ran from 2/2/1927 to 4/7/1928, Maytime which ran from 8/16/1917 to 10/19/1918, Everywoman which ran from 2/27/1911 to 3/23/1912, A Matinee Idol which ran from 4/28/1910 to 5/5/1911 and Cirque du Soleil Paramour which ran from 5/25/2016 to 4/16/2017,

What are the box office hours for Lyric Theatre (Broadway)?
Monday–Sunday: 10:00 AM-8:00 PM.

What accessibility options are there at Lyric Theatre (Broadway)?

The Lyric Theatre is accessible. There are entrances to the Lyric Theatre on 42nd and 43rd Street, with an accessible entrance on 42nd Street. Entrance to the building is at street level with access to an elevator to the Orchestra and Dress Circle levels. Please request wheelchair seating from a sales representative at the time of purchase. We have designated ADA locations in both the Orchestra and Dress Circle levels, with elevator access available to both. There is no elevator access to the Balcony level.

There are designated ADA locations in both the Orchestra and Dress Circle levels, with elevator access available to both.

Accessible restrooms are located in the Dress Circle lobby.

Cursed Child is pleased to offer GalaPro, a free app for on-demand captioning and audio description that you can use on your personal smartphone device. GalaPro makes theatre accessible for patrons who are hearing or sight impaired or just don’t want to miss a word of the show.

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