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The Walter Kerr Theatre is a Broadway theatre located at 219 West 48th Street in midtown Manhattan. Designed by Herbert J. Krapp for the Shubert family, it operated as the Ritz Theatre from 1921 to 1990. In 1990, the theatre was named after Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Theatre critic Walter Kerr,[1] and since 1980 has been owned and operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (Jordan Roth, President).[2][3] Being one of the smaller Broadway houses in the Theater District, the Walter Kerr seats 975.[4] Hadestown is currently running at the Walter Kerr Theatre, after opening April 17, 2019.[5]

Notable Productions[]

  • 1990: The Piano Lesson
  • 1991: I Hate Hamlet
  • 1992: Two Trains Running; Stolen Moments: The Lady Sings... Jazz and Blues
  • 1993: Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes
  • 1996: Seven Guitars
  • 1998: The Beauty Queen of Leenane
  • 1999: The Weir
  • 2000: A Moon for the Misbegotten, Proof (play)
  • 2004: Gem of the Ocean
  • 2005: Doubt: A Parable
  • 2006: Grey Gardens
  • 2007: A Bronx Tale (play)
  • 2008: A Catered Affair; The Seagull
  • 2009: Irena's Vow (Mar-Jun); A Little Night Music
  • 2011: The House of Blue Leaves; Lysistrata Jones
  • 2012: Clybourne Park; The Heiress
  • 2013: The Testament of Mary; A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
  • 2016: The Crucible; Falsettos
  • 2017: Amélie; Springsteen on Broadway
  • 2019—present: Hadestown
     
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