245 West 52nd St, New York, NY 10019
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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