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Encyclopedia > Ethel Barrymore Theatre

The Ethel Barrymore Theatre is located in New York City, on 243 W. 47th St (between 8th Avenue and Broadway). The seating capacity is 1,096. It is currently being prepared for the October 2006 opening of Company. It most recently was the home of short run of Ring of Fire, a musical interpretation of Johnny Cash's life (March 12, 2006 - April 30, 2006). Nickname: Big Apple; City that never Sleeps; Gotham Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... A view of Broadway in 1909 Broadway, as the name implies, is a wide avenue in New York City, and is the oldest north-south main thoroughfare in the city, dating to the first New Amsterdam settlement. ... Larry Kert and 1970 cast Company is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by George Furth. ... Ring of Fire is a musical based on the music of Johnny Cash. ... Johnny Cash (born J.R. Cash, February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an influential American country and rock and roll singer and songwriter. ... March 12 is the 71st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (72nd in leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... April 30 is the 120th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (121st in leap years), with 245 days remaining. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The theatre opened on December 20, 1928. December 20 is the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ...


One of the few remaining Broadway theatres with its original name, Ethel Barrymore opened her namesake theatre with a production of The Kingdom of God. This new theatre was designed to be a showcase for the actress. It has also been the home of a number of famous original productions, including Pal Joey, A Streetcar Named Desire, and A Raisin in the Sun. The theatre has been continually used as a legit theatre house, unlike many of the older theatres that have been used for a variety of purposes over time. Ethel Barrymore (August 15, 1879 - June 18, 1959) was an Academy Award-winning American actress and a member of the famous Barrymore family. ... Pal Joey is a 1939 epistolary (written in the form of a series of letters) novel by John OHara, which became the basis of a 1940 musical comedy and 1957 motion picture of the same name. ... A Streetcar Named Desire is a famous American play written by Tennessee Williams. ...


Notable Productions

The Kingdom of God (1928)


The Love Duel (1929)


Othello (1935, revival) Othello and Desdemona in Venice by Théodore Chassériau (1819–1856) Othello: The Moor of Venice is a tragedy by Shakespeare written around 1603. ...


Macbeth (1935, revival) Scene from Macbeth, depicting the witches conjuring of an apparition in Act IV, Scene I. Painting by William Rimmer This article is on Shakespeares play, for other meanings see Macbeth (disambiguation). ...


Pal Joey (1940) Pal Joey is a 1939 epistolary (written in the form of a series of letters) novel by John OHara, which became the basis of a 1940 musical comedy and 1957 motion picture of the same name. ...


A Streetcar Named Desire (1947) A Streetcar Named Desire is a famous American play written by Tennessee Williams. ...


Waiting for Godot (1957, revival) Vladimir (left) and Estragon (right) hold Pozzo aloft (from a production by Naqshineh Theatre). ...


A Raisin in the Sun (1959) To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ...


Critic's Choice (1960) Critics Choice is a play written by Ira Levin. ...


I Love My Wife (1977)


Lunch Hour (1980)


Joe Turner's Come and Gone (1988) Joe Turners Come and Gone is a play by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright August Wilson. ...


Rumors (1989) Rumors is a farce by Neil Simon. ...


A Streetcar Named Desire (1992, revival) A Streetcar Named Desire is a famous American play written by Tennessee Williams. ...


An Ideal Husband (1996, revival) An Ideal Husband is an 1895 comedy by Oscar Wilde which revolves around blackmail and political corruption, and touches on the themes of public and private honor. ...


The Life (1997)


Putting It Together (1999) Putting it Together is a medley of Stephen Sondheims work including songs cut fom shows. ...


The Real Thing (2000, revival) The Real Thing is: A music album by Faith No More -- see The Real Thing (album); A play by Tom Stoppard. ...


Imaginary Friends (2002)


The Glass Menagerie (2005, revival) The Glass Menagerie is a play by Tennessee Williams. ...


Ring of Fire (2006) Ring of Fire is a musical based on the music of Johnny Cash. ...


Company (October 2006, revival) Larry Kert and 1970 cast Company is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by George Furth. ...


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The George Gershwin Theatre, located at 222 West 51st Street in New York City, was originally built as the Uris Theatre in 1972. ... The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre is a Broadway theatre, located at 205 West 46th Street. ... The Marquis Theatre is a Broadway theatre. ... The Minskoff Theatre is a Broadway theatre. ... The Nederlander Theatre is a Broadway theatre. ... , The Neil Simon Theater, formerly known as the Alvin Theater, is a Broadway theatre located at 250 West 52nd Street in Manhattan, New York City which has produced many notable musicals and plays. ... The Palace Theatre, circa 1920. ... The Richard Rodgers Theatre was built by Irwin Chanin in 1925. ... The Al Hirchfeld Theatre, 2006. ... The Walter Kerr Theatre is a Broadway theatre. ... The Eugene ONeill Theater is a Broadway theatre. ... The St. ... The August Wilson Theatre at 245 W. 52nd Street in New York City was designed by architects C. Howard Crane and Kenneth Franzheim and opened in 1925 as the Guild Theatre. ... 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Manhattan Center Studios is home to two world class Recording Studios located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. ... St Kilda () is a inner city suburb of the Victorian capital of Melbourne. ... The Bijou Theatre was a Broadway theatre built by the Shubert family in 1917 at 209 W. 45th Street in New York, U.S.. It was one of three theatres which hosted the premiere season of the musical Fancy Free, and ‘stood in’ for the Mercury Theatre in the movie... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Earl Carroll Theatre, New York City, 1922 The Earl Carroll Theatre was the name of two major theatres, one on Broadway in New York City and the other on Sunset Blvd in Hollywood, owned by Broadway impresario and showman Earl Carroll. ... The New Amsterdam Theatre is a playhouse located at 214 West 42nd Street in New York Citys Broadway district. ... 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Ethel Barrymore: Ethel Barrymore Theatre (552 words)
Ethel Barrymore was part of the renowned Barrymore acting dynasty, and her tremendous popularity in New York and London society established her as a household name in the US and England.
Barrymore was the sister of actors John and Lionel Barrymore.
Ethel Barrymore’s premiere at her theatre was The Kingdom of God in December 1928.
Ethel Barrymore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (339 words)
Ethel Barrymore (August 15, 1879 - June 18, 1959) was a major American actress of the famous Barrymore family; she was the aunt of troubled actor John Drew Barrymore and great-aunt of actress/producer Drew Barrymore.
Born Ethel Mae Blythe in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she was highly regarded as a stage actor in New York City and a major Broadway performer.
Ethel Barrymore died from heart disease in 1959 at her home in Hollywood, California two months shy of her 80th birthday.
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