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Broadway theatre

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The John Golden Theatre, Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre and Booth Theatre on West 45th Street in Manhattan's Theater District

Broadway theatre means the theatrical performances in the 41 professional theatres, each with 500 or more seats, in the Theater District and Lincoln Center along Broadway, in Midtown Manhattan, New York City in the United States.[1][2]

Broadway and London's West End together represent the highest commercial level of live theater in the English-speaking world.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Pincus-Roth, Zachary. "Ask Playbill.com: Broadway or Off-Broadway—Part I". Playbill, February 7, 2008, accessed September 11, 2016
  2. Viagas, Robert. "Hudson Theatre Will Be Reopened as Broadway House". Playbill, December 16, 2015
  3. Naden, Corinne J. (2011). The Golden Age of American Musical Theatre: 1943-1965. Scarecrow Press. p. 1. ISBN 9780810877344.