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American Airlines Theatre

American Airlines Theatre

Address
227 West 42nd Street, New York, NY, 10036
Capacity
740 people

About

The American Airlines Theatre was designed by George Keister as an Italian Renaissance-style theatre. The venue opened in 1918 under the name of the Selwyn Theatre.

Over the course of its history, the building has been used as a theatre, a cinema and even a visitor's centre until it fell into a derelict state of disrepair. The Roundabout Theatre Company vowed to renovate the theatre in 1997 and re-opened it as the American Airlines Theatre on Jun. 30, 2000. American Airlines donated $8.5 million to help cover renovation costs.

Seating plan

Map and travel info

American Airlines Theatre227 West 42nd Street, New York, NY, 10036
Nearest Subway StationTimes Square - 42nd Street station

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