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  • A Soldier's Play

    Dec 27, 2019 - Mar 15, 2020

  • Birthday Candles

    Apr 2 - Jun 21, 2020

  • 1776

    Coming Spring 2021!

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A Soldier's Play

December 27, 2019 - March 15, 2020

Continuing their groundbreaking exploration of the racial tensions that are indelibly imprinted on America's past and present history-in-the-making, the Roundabout Theatre company presents a hotly anticipated revival of Charles Fuller's 1981 Pulitzer Prize-winning play A Soldier's Play. Premiering Off-Broadway and featuring a then-unknown Denzel Washington, the thought-provoking drama was also awarded the Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best American Play and revived in a critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production in 2005.

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Birthday Candles

April 2 - June 21, 2020

Debra Messing, the beloved star from Will & Grace, is heading back to Broadway in the spring of 2020 as she stars in the Roundabout Theatre Company production of Birthday Candles. Penned by Noah Haidle, a writer with "freewheeling ambition" (New York Times), Birthday Candles marks the writer's Broadway debut and will play for a limited Broadway run next spring at the American Airlines Theater.

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1776

Coming Spring 2021!

Before hip hop blockbuster phenomenon Hamilton ruled the the Broadway roost, another historic musical got the country's patriotic blood pumping! First premiering on the Great White Way in 1969, Peter Stone and Sherman Edward's historical tuner 1776 garnered much critical acclaim as well as three Tony and two Drama Desk Awards for its gripping portrayal of the birth of modern America. Don't miss a Diane Paulus' brand new revival when it returns to Broadway in the Spring of 2021!

American Airlines Theater

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227 West 42nd St, New York, NY 10036

  • Year opened: 1918
  • Disabled access
  • In-house bar

Originally known as the Selwyn Theatre, the American Airlines Theatre is a historic Italian Renaissance-style Broadway theater in New York City. The theater was designed by George Keister and built by the Selwyn brothers in 1918. It was used for musicals and drama productions, and was then converted to host film productions. For a short time, it was used as a visitor's center, and then wasn't used for much of the 1900s, until 1997 when it was restored and renovated.

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