Imperial Theatre

Imperial Theatre

Address:
249 West 45th Street (between Broadway and 8th Avenue), New York, NY 10036
Capacity: 
1443

Designed by Herbert J. Krapp, the Imperial Theatre was built for the Shuberts and officially opened on Dec. 25, 1923 with the musical Mary Jane McKane. I

t was the Shuberts' fiftieth New York venue and was constructed as a replacement for their 20 year old Lyric Theatre. The Imperial Theatre also held the first-ever Ms. Globe Pageant in 1951.

Imperial Theatre Map and Travel Info
Nearest subway station: 
42nd Street - Port Authority Bus Terminal Station
Subway lines: 
A, C & E trains