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Theater History in Times Square

Learn how historic locations, people, and events in the Times Square area helped shape the Broadway we experience today.

  • 1.

    Jimmy Nederlander Alley

    Jimmy Nederlander Alley

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  • 2.

    Belasco Theater

    Belasco Theater

    The theater whose namesake transformed Broadway

  • 3.

    St. Malachy's

    St. Malachy's

    The celebrated chapel of Broadway.

  • 4.

    New Amsterdam Theater

    New Amsterdam Theater

    Learn about one of Broadway's oldest theaters.

  • 5.

    Shubert Alley

    Shubert Alley

    How did an alley become an important Broadway landmark?

  • 6.

    Great Depression, Great Change

    Great Depression, Great Change

    Broadway evolution during the Depression years

  • 7.

    Duffy Square/TKTS Booth

    Duffy Square/TKTS Booth

    Legendary Yankee Doodle Dandy

  • 8.

    Sardi's

    Sardi's

    A storied Broadway restaurant and bar known for its walls of celebrity caricatures

  • 9.

    New Victory Theater

    New Victory Theater

    How Oscar Hammerstein I transformed a muddy parcel of land into a growing theater district.

  • 10.

    Lunt-Fontanne

    Lunt-Fontanne

    The Broadway couple that won America's hearts

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