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245 West 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019

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Until December 30, 2017

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August Wilson Theater

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245 West 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019

  • Year opened: 1925
  • Capacity: 1222
  • Concession stands
  • Merchandise booths
  • Disabled access
  • In-house bar
  • Coat check

Opened as the Guild Theatre in 1925, its first production was George Bernard Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra. After that it served as a base for radio station WOR-Mutual Radio in 1943, before being renamed the ANTA Theatre in 1950. It stayed as the ANTA until it was was acquired by Jujamcyn Theaters and renamed the Virginia Theatre in 1981. In 2005, it was given its current name in honor of playwright August Wilson, 14 days after his deathIt has seen various successful shows tread its boards, including My Fair Lady and Smokey Joe's Cafe.

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Victor's Café
0.01 mi away at 236 West 52nd Street

Gallaghers Steakhouse - Manhattan
0.02 mi away at 228 West 52nd Street

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Bright Management
0.21 mi away at 354 W. 52nd St.

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

Rapid Park
0.34 mi away at 411 W 55th St

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

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0.02 mi away at 226 West 52nd Street
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