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242 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036

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242 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036

Year opened: 1927

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Formerly known as The Royale Theatre, The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre is located in midtown Manhattan, and primarily hosts Broadway shows. The Shubert Organization assumed ownership from 1937, and in May 2005, it was renamed after longtime Shubert Organization president Bernard B. Jacobs.

Opens November 10

Adapted from Alice Walker's Pultizer Prize-winning novel, The Color Purple returns to Broadway in 2015 with Grammy and Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson, Orange Is The New Black's Danielle Brooks and British actress Cynthia Erivo topping the bill. Centering on a young black girl named Celie in early 1900s America, The Color Purple is an uplifting tale of triumph over adversity, and boasts Oprah as one of its producers.


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LAZ Parking
0.1 mi away at 247 W. 46th St.

Edison ParkFast
0.14 mi away at 307 W. 44th Street

0.18 mi away at 305 W. 42nd St.

Bright Management
0.19 mi away at 329 W. 46th St.

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Nearby Restaurants

St. Andrews
0.15 mi away at 140 West 46th St
Main $8 | Three course meal $19
Neighborhood Restaurant: International Cuisine

21 Club
0.42 mi away at 21 West 52nd Street
Pre-theatre menu from $56
Speakeasy: American Cuisine

0.58 mi away at 60 West 55th Street
Main $30 | Three course meal $50
Bistro: French Cuisine

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Nearby Hotels

0.07 mi away at 1535 Broadway
4 Star, Prices from $249

0.09 mi away at 700 8th Avenue
4 Star, Prices from $143

0.11 mi away at 1567 Broadway
4 Star, Prices from $229

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