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In the News (Tue 23 Apr 19)

  
  The Sprecher Organization
Shubert Chairman Gerald Schoenfeld and President Philip J. Smith greeted members of the New York theatre community and members of the press to celebrate the completion of the Little Shubert.
The 499-seat Little Shubert theatre is housed in a new 39-story residential tower named Theatre Row Apartments, located on West 42nd Street between Ninth and Tenth Avenues.
The Little Shubert Theatre is the first new theatre built by the Shubert Organization in New York City since 1928, when the Ethel Barrymore Theatre opened on West 47th Street.
www.sprecherorg.com /shubert_history.html   (617 words)

  
 Broadway In Chicago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-04)
The theatre was originally opened as the flagship of vaudeville's legendary Orpheum Circuit, and among the stars believed to have played the Palace in its early years are Jimmy Durante, Mae West, Jack Benny, Sophie Tucker and Bob Hope.
Radiant 24-karat gold-leafed ceiling arches and exquisite murals adorn the house of the theatre.
The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, an independent not-for-profit organization, is committed to presenting the finest in international, cultural and community programming in Chicago, and to the continued restoration and preservation of the Historic National Landmark Theatre.
www.broadwayinchicago.com /theatreinfo_history.php   (927 words)

  
 Shubert on Broadway | The Shubert Organization
The Shubert Theatre had its genesis in the New Theatre, an “art” playhouse located on Central Park West that was devoted to serious repertory drama.
Although the project was a critical and commercial flop, the New Theatre Group, which included Lee Shubert, leased a plot of land between 44th and 45th street to construct a new venue.
The Shubert's elegant interior is marked by elaborate plasterwork, and a series of theatrically-themed painted panels that adorn the boxes, the area above the proscenium arch, and the ceiling.
www.shubertorganization.com /theatres/shubert.asp   (734 words)

  
 Shubert Theatre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-04)
The Shubert Theatre is located on the north side of 44th Street, between Seventh Avenue and Eighth Avenue.
The Sam S. Shubert Theatre was for 15 years the home of A Chorus Line, which transferred there from the Public Theater in 1975 and in 1990 became the longest-running Broadway musical of all time (until Cats beat its record).
The Shubert Theatre was designed in the Venetian Renaissance style and the interior, which underwent restoration in 1996, features several murals by J.
www.nytix.com /Links/Broadway/Theaters/shubert.html   (515 words)

  
 Handel and Haydn Society
The Theatre featured an ornate marble entryway, Florentine doors, ionic pillars, gold ornamental relief work in the spirit of the French Renaissance and a chandelier copied from those in the Petit Trianon at Versailles.
The renovated Shubert Theatre was unveiled on October 10, 1996 at the annual meeting to Wang Center Trustees, Corporate Members, arts organizations and the media.
The Shubert Theatre has evolved into a home for Boston arts organizations such as Boston Lyric Opera and World Music, as well as a venue for touring companies whose productions are more suited to the smaller scale of the theatre.
www.handelandhaydn.org /calendar/venues/shubert_history.htm   (175 words)

  
 About Us - The Shubert Organization   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-04)
Among the major Shubert stars of the period were Al Jolson, Eddie Cantor, Tallulah Bankhead, Willie and Eugene Howard, Fred and Adele Astaire, Marie Dressler, Marilyn Miller, Jeanne Eagles, Jeanette MacDonald, and Cary Grant.
Outside New York, the Shuberts own both the Shubert Theatre in Boston and the Forrest in Philadelphia, and manage the National in Washington, D.C. In 1996, The Shubert Organization lost its beloved and much admired President, Bernard B. Jacobs.
In the last three decades, The Shubert Organization has dedicated its energies and resources to a long-term campaign for the revitalization of the American theatre.
www.shubertfoundation.org /about/organization.asp   (575 words)

  
 History of Philadelphia's Forrest Theatre
It is owned by the Shubert Organization, a company that was started by three brothers from Syracuse, NY about 100 years ago.
In 1903 the Shuberts began what became a long running battle with their arch rivals "The Theatrical Syndicate" for the opportunity to present dramatic and musical shows across the country.
The Shuberts realized that owning their own real estate was fundamental to their long term survival, and by 1908, the Shuberts began actively building playhouses.
www.forrest-theatre.com /history.htm   (729 words)

  
 CAPA New Haven - Venues - Shubert Theater
The Shubert brothers ran the theater from 1914 through the 1940-41 season, establishing the pattern of try-outs.
The Shubert, New Haven re-opened in December 1983.
In addition to managing the legendary Shubert Theater in New Haven, Connecticut, CAPA is owner/operator of downtown Columbus, Ohio’s magnificent historic theatres (Ohio Theatre, Palace Theatre, Southern Theatre) and manager of the contemporary Riffe Center Theatre Complex.
www.capa.com /newhaven/venues/shubert_history.php   (1190 words)

  
 Shubert Theatre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-04)
The Shubert will not only be closing for good soon, but the theatre itself will be torn down to make way for a high-rise building now being planned for Century City.
The Shubert is one of L.A.'s finest legitimate theatres, and along with the Music Center, it is the local home to most of the major Broadway musicals visiting the city.
The Shubert is located in the ABC Entertainment Center in Century City, near 20th Century Fox Studios.
www.seeing-stars.com /OnStage/ShubertTheatre.shtml   (955 words)

  
 Stubbs Building and House Movers
A view of the Shubert's basement, showing installation of jacking cribs, which was used to push the theater up and "crack" its connection with the old foundation.
Once the turn was completed, the Shubert began its slow approach toward 6th Street, which was closed to traffic and filled with gravel to aid the theater's move.
The finishing touches are put on the Shubert's new foundation on the north side of the Hennepin Center for the Arts and the Shubert is rolled into place on top of its new foundation.
stubbsmovers.com /shubert.shtml   (442 words)

  
 The Shubert Organization Management of National Theatre Corporation Washington DC
The Shubert Archives, available to theatre scholars, is located in the upper floors of the Lyceum Theatre.
On December 12, 1996, the National Theatre dedicated one of its orchestra seats to the memory of Bernard B. Jacobs, President and co-Chief Executive Officer of the Shubert Organization, who passed away in 1996.
Jacobs was an astute impresario whose love and passion for theatre did much to shape the American professional theatre at the end of the 20th century.
www.nationaltheatre.org /backstage/shubert.htm   (352 words)

  
 About the Shubert Organization
For over 100 years, The Shubert Organization, Inc. has been the leading name in Broadway theatre.
The name Shubert has become synonymous with Broadway, and the organization currently owns and operates 17 Broadway theatres, one Off-Broadway Theatre, and two theatres outside New York City.
The present incarnation of the company was founded in 1973, and in addition to producing shows, the Shubert Organization boasts real estate holdings such as the Sardi's Building in New York.
www.forrest-theatre.com /shubert.htm   (109 words)

  
 Shubert Theatre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shubert Theatre (New Haven), a theatre in New Haven, Connecticut built in 1914
Shubert Theatre, a 1910 theatre that is a part of the Minnesota Shubert Performing Arts and Education Center
Shubert Theatre in Boston, built in 1910 and now one of the two theatres in the Wang Center for the Performing Arts.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shubert_Theatre   (190 words)

  
 Shubert Theatre (Broadway) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-04)
The Shubert Theatre, named after Sam S. Shubert, is a Broadway theatre built by Henry B. Herts in 1913 on West 44th Street in New York City between Broadway and Eighth Avenue.
The interior of the Shubert Theatre was restored in 1996.
There is also a Shubert Theatre in Boston, which is part of the Wang Center for the Performing Arts.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Shubert_Theatre_(Broadway)   (245 words)

  
 ACL
The Sam S. Shubert Theatre was built on land owned by the Astor Estate.
From its beginning the Shubert served as a flagship theatre for the Shuberts.
Lee and J.J. Shubert named it in memory of their brother Sam, who died in 1905 in a train crash.
www.achorusline.org /Shubert.html   (134 words)

  
 Little Shubert Theatre
Restrooms are located on the same level as the theatre.
The entrance is street level, and the theatre is accessible by elevator and escalator.
This website is not affiliated in any way with the venue listed here—this information is provided solely as a resource for nytheatre.com readers.
www.nytheatre.com /nytheatre/lshubert.htm   (135 words)

  
 Shubert Theatre
Restrooms are located on the upper and lower levels.
Closest subway: A, C, E to 42nd Street.
Exit 44th Street and walk east to the theatre.
www.nytheatre.com /nytheatre/shubert.htm   (138 words)

  
 Curtain rises on LaSalle Bank Theatre: Former Shubert gets 21st Chicago Sun-Times - Find Articles
Not a grand dame of the stage, but a theater -- the Shubert Theatre, which reopens Wednesday night as the LaSalle Bank Theatre.
The result of a yearlong restoration project at the landmark Majestic Building on West Monroe is a new theater/hotel complex, bringing to five the number of theaters currently under the Broadway in Chicago banner.
Opened on New Year's Day in 1906, the Majestic Theatre (renamed the Sam Shubert Theatre in 1945) was the toast of Chicago -- a $1 million palace on the legendary vaudeville circuit.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qn4155/is_20060521/ai_n16411265   (917 words)

  
 Shubert Theatre Corporation - Lee Shubert as President
This historic document was printed by the American Banknote Company in 1924 and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of two allegorical women, one with a harp and the other with pen and paper.
The company was incorporated in 1924 and was engaged in the business of producing legitimate theatrical attractions, booking legitimate attractions in theatres throughout the United States, and operating approximately 40 theatres in eight states for the presentation of legitimate attractions.
They owned 23 theatres and had leases on 25 theatres and owned stock interests in an additional 7 theatres.
www.scripophily.net /shubtheatcor1.html   (498 words)

  
 Shubert Theatre
The 1910-built theater, which is listed on the National Register of Historic places, was moved from Block E to this new location at 516 Hennepin Avenue for historic restoration and ultimately as a performing arts center.
The Sam S. Shubert Theatre will work in conjunction with the Hennepin Center for the Arts Building.
Artspace Projects, Inc. purchased the theater from the city in 1999, and is now conducting a capital campaign to raise funds to renovate this historic theater.
www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us /cped/shubert_theatre.asp   (90 words)

  
 Shubert Theatre-NY Seating Chart, Shubert Theatre-NY Tickets, Shubert Theatre-NY Maps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-04)
By now just about everyone has heard about the huge, and somewhat unexpected, hit known as Spamalot at the Shubert Theater.
With all the publicity and awards, you are going to need a little help finding Spamalot Broadway tickets, so check with Gotickets first.
The interior of the theater is ornately decorated and many of the murals have been recently resorted.
www.gotickets.com /venues/ny/shubert_theatre-ny.php   (363 words)

  
 Shubert Theater - Monty Python's Spamalot: broadway theater map
The Sam S Shubert Theater was named in memory of the oldest of the three Shubert brothers who made their marks on Broadway.
The theater's exterior is, to our eyes, basically undistinguished, except for its position alongside Shubert Alley, the heart of the theater district.
The Shubert's lavishly decorated Renaissance-style interior (also landmarked) reflects the gentry's idea of 'dinner and a show' back in 1913.
www.newyorkcitytheatre.com /theaters/samshuberttheater/history.html   (953 words)

  
 Shubert Theatre | Boston Central
In the 1970's, the Shubert was close to closing its doors.
By Public Transportation: The most convenient MBTA stops to The Wang Theatre are the Orange Line/New England Medical Center stop and the Green Line/Boylston Street stop.
There are several parking lots located near the theaters: The Tremont Street Garage adjacent to The Wang Theatre; the parking lot at the corner of Tremont and Stuart Streets; the 57 Hotel on Stuart Street; CityPlace Garage in Park Square; the Kinney Motor Mart on Stuart Street and the Fitz-Inn Lot on Kneeland Street.
www.bostoncentral.com /activities/music/p1314.php   (249 words)

  
 Boston Light & Sound: Live theater installations
The 1,600+ seat historic venue is among the most prominent pre- and post-Broadway theatres in Boston.
When the theatre trustees embarked on a theatre renovation in 1997, they decided to add a sound system that would satisfy the needs of local performances as well as augment the road equipment of traveling shows.
Tuned specifically for the unique acoustical characteristics of the Shubert, the new system offers a level of sound consistency throughout the theatre.
www.blsi.com /portfolio_shubert.html   (188 words)

  
 NSMT Shows at The Shubert - StageSource
Here, too, there is a tremendous amount of work to be done, but our intent is to re-open on schedule for The Full Monty, with a brand new stage, new seats, and improved sight lines.
Current ticket holders will be automatically receiving a letter in the mail explaining how to to exchange tickets for a performance at The Shubert Theatre, or to obtain a credit.
We may have suffered a serious setback, but North Shore Music Theatre's commitment to musical theater, and its patrons, is unstoppable.
www.stagesource.org /pages/670_nsmt_shows_at_the_shubert.cfm   (537 words)

  
 Shubert Theater New York - Schedule, Dates and Shubert Theatre Tickets - New York, NY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-04)
Shubert Theater New York - Schedule, Dates and Shubert Theatre Tickets - New York, NY Tickets Home > New York Ticket Brokers > Shubert Theater New York
Shubert Theater New York Tickets are available now at TickCo Premium Seating.
We are a privately owned ticket agency that buys and resells tickets for Spamalot and other Theatre events at the Shubert Theater in New York.
www.tickco.com /venue_schedules/shubert-theater-ny.htm   (192 words)

  
 LaSalle Bank Theatre on Centerstage Chicago - LaSalle Bank Theatre : 18 W. Monroe St., Chicago, (312) 977-1710, ...
Opened as a vaudeville house called The Majestic in 1906, the Loop-area theatre hosts touring Broadway-type shows as well as dance performances.
Until recently known as the Shubert, this venue's new moniker reflects its corporate sponsor.
The theatre is managed by Broadway in Chicago.
centerstage.net /theatre/theatres/shubert.html   (205 words)

  
 The Shubert Organization | Welcome! (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-04)
The Shubert Organization is America's oldest professional theatre company and the largest theatre owner on the Great White Way.
Since 1900, the company has operated hundreds of theatres and produced hundreds of plays and musicals both in New York City and throughout the United States.
The Shubert Foundation, the non-for-profit arm of the company established in 1945, provides general operating support for not-for-profit, professional, resident theatre and dance companies.
www.shubertorganization.com.cob-web.org:8888   (192 words)

  
 Playbill News: After Fire, Two North Shore Shows to Play Boston's Shubert Theatre
Both Abyssinia and Camelot will play the Shubert this summer because of the recent fire at the North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly, MA.
In times of need, the theatre community is there for one another, and all of us at North Shore Music Theatre feel very fortunate to be offered a temporary home at The Shubert Theatre for our productions of Abyssinia and Camelot."
The North Shore Music Theatre is currently undergoing repairs.
www.playbill.com /news/article/94249.html   (483 words)

  
 CAPA New Haven - Home
Sign up for news and special offers from the Shubert Theater.
The Shubert Theater neighborhood offers a number of ground lots and parking garages all within walking distance of the theater.
Since its opening in 1914, the Shubert Theater has earned the title "Birthplace of the Nation's Greatest Hits"
www.shubert.com   (231 words)

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