digplanet beta 1: Athena
Share digplanet:

Agriculture

Applied sciences

Arts

Belief

Business

Chronology

Culture

Education

Environment

Geography

Health

History

Humanities

Language

Law

Life

Mathematics

Nature

People

Politics

Science

Society

Technology

Brooks Atkinson Theatre
Mansfield Theatre
Brooks Atkinson Theatre NYC 2007.jpg
Brooks Atkinson Theatre showing A Moon for the Misbegotten, 2007
Address 256 West 47th Street
Manhattan, New York City
United States
Coordinates 40°45′35.25″N 73°59′10.5″W / 40.7597917°N 73.986250°W / 40.7597917; -73.986250Coordinates: 40°45′35.25″N 73°59′10.5″W / 40.7597917°N 73.986250°W / 40.7597917; -73.986250
Owner Nederlander Organization
Type Broadway
Capacity 1,069
Production Love Letters
Construction
Opened 1926
Architect Herbert J. Krapp
Website
brooksatkinsontheater.com

The Brooks Atkinson Theatre is a Broadway theater located at 256 West 47th Street in Manhattan.

Designed by architect Herbert J. Krapp, it was constructed as the Mansfield Theatre by the Chanin brothers in 1926. After 1933, the theatre fell into relative disuse until 1945, when Michael Myerberg bought it and leased it to CBS for television productions. Known as CBS Studio 59, the theater played host to the long-running panel shows I've Got a Secret and What's My Line?.[1] In 1960, it was renamed after the former New York Times theater critic, Brooks Atkinson, and returned to legitimate use. The Nederlander Organization bought into the Atkinson in 1967.[2]

In 2000, the interior was refurbished with restored decorative finishes by EverGreene Architectural Arts, and now the theatre is once again illuminated by the original chandelier that had been removed over 40 years ago. It has 1,069 seats and is one of the Nederlander Organization's nine Broadway houses.

Notable productions pre-2000[edit]

Productions since January 1, 2000[edit]

Show Opening day Closing day Notes
The Rainmaker November 11, 1999 January 23, 2000 Revival
Uncle Vanya April 30, 2000 June 11, 2000 Revival
Jane Eyre December 10, 2000 June 10, 2001 2001 Tony Award Best Musical nominee
Noises Off November 1, 2001 September 1, 2002
Medea December 10, 2002 February 22, 2003 Revival
The Look of Love May 4, 2003 June 15, 2003
Jackie Mason's Laughing Room Only November 19, 2003 November 30, 2003
Jumpers April 25, 2004 July 11, 2004 Revival
2004 Tony Award winner, Best Revival of a Play nominee
Democracy November 18, 2004 April 17, 2005 Tony Award 2005 Best Play nominee
Mark Twain Tonight June 9, 2005 June 26, 2005
The Blonde in the Thunderbird July 17, 2005 July 24, 2005
The Odd Couple October 27, 2005 June 4, 2006 Revival with Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick
The Times They Are A-Changin' October 26, 2006 November 19, 2006
A Moon for the Misbegotten April 9, 2007 June 10, 2007 Revival with Kevin Spacey
Grease July 24, 2007 January 4, 2009 Revival
with reality show winners Max Crumm and Laura Osnes
Rock of Ages April 7, 2009 January 9, 2011 Starring Constantine Maroulis; Nominated for 5 Tony Awards in 2009 - production moved to the Helen Hayes Theatre.
RAIN: A Tribute To The Beatles February 8, 2011 July 31, 2011 Reopened for indefinite extension after a 12-week run at the Neil Simon Theatre
Relatively Speaking October 20, 2011 January 29, 2012
Peter and the Starcatcher April 15, 2012 January 20, 2013 Previews Began March 28, 2012 Nominated for 9 Tony Awards- the production transfer to Off-Broadway[3]
Hands on a Hardbody March 21, 2013 April 13, 2013 Previews Began February 23, 2013[4]
After Midnight November 3, 2013 June 29, 2014 Previews Begin October 18, 2013[5]

References[edit]

External links[edit]


Original courtesy of Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brooks_Atkinson_Theatre — Please support Wikipedia.
This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia. A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia.
3979 videos foundNext > 

Rock of Ages Productions - #8: THE HAUNTING OF THE BROOKS ATKINSON THEATRE - PART 2

ROA Productions. Episode 8. "The Haunting of the Brooks Atkinson" Part 2. After Wesley doesn't show up for work, Lauren decides to investigate. She finds a s...

Rock of Ages Productions - #7: THE HAUNTING OF THE BROOKS ATKINSON THEATRE - PART 1

Rock of Ages Productions. NEW Episode 7, Part 1. Wesley has pulled away from his ROA castmates after his fallout with Will Swenson. Now, Wesley is spending a...

Hands On A Hardbody at Brooks Atkinson Theatre

Peter and the Starcatcher at The Brooks Atkinson Theatre

Equipped with only an iPhone 4S, AndrewAndrew shoots, edits and posts their "Insta-Review" of Peter and the Starcatcher at The Brooks Atkinson Theatre. From ...

AFTER MIDNIGHT at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre

AFTER MIDNIGHT is Broadway's exhilarating new musical celebrating the glamour and exuberance of Harlem's Golden Age. Experience the intoxicating sounds of Ha...

Theater Talk- “Medea” actress Fiona Shaw and director Deborah Warner

Guests actress Fiona Shaw and director Deborah Warner discuss "Medea" with Shaw in the title role, on Broadway at The Brooks Atkinson Theatre. The two discus...

Noah Cyrus At New York City's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (November 28th, 2008)

Hotels Near The Brooks Atkinson Theatre In New York

Review of "Love Letters" with Brian Dennehy and Mia Farrow at Brooks Atkinson Theatre

Love Letters , Review , Broadway , 2014 , Brian Dennehy , Mia Farrow , AndrewAndrew , A.R. Gurney , Brooks Atkinson Theatre.

Rain!, Brooks Atkinson Theater!

Rain!, Brooks Atkinson Theater! New York City!

3979 videos foundNext > 

288 news items

 
Carlisle Sentinel
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:41:15 -0700

... and Emmy Award-winner Tyne Daly and Tony-winner Harriet Harris will be returning to Broadway in a wedding comedy. Producers said Wednesday that the new musical "It Shoulda Been You" will start previews at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on March 17.
 
Advocate.com
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:09:53 -0700

With music by Barbara Anselmi and a book and lyrics by Brian Hargrove, Pierce's husband, It Shoulda Been You will begin previews March 17 and officially open April 14, 2015, at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. David Burtka, who recently married longtime ...
 
Austin American-Statesman
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:03:45 -0700

Producers said Wednesday that the new musical “It Shoulda Been You” will start previews at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on March 17. David Hyde Pierce, the former “Frasier” star, will direct. It's a behind-the-scenes drama at a wedding between a Jewish ...

TheaterMania.com

TheaterMania.com
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:30:00 -0700

It Shoulda Been You, the long-in-the-works Brian Hargrove-Barbara Anselmi musical that ran at the George Street Playhouse in 2011, will make its Broadway debut beginning March 17 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. The production will offically open on ...

New York Theatre Guide

New York Theatre Guide
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 06:41:15 -0700

Rock of Ages opened at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre to mixed reviews: "A seriously silly, absurdly enjoyable arena-rock musical" (New York Times), "An irresistible, offbeat trip of a show that hits all the right notes." (NY1); "Cheesy exercise in rock ...

UPI.com

UPI.com
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:48:45 -0700

It Shoulda Been You premiered at the George Street Playhouse in 2011, and will begin previews at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on March 17, 2015. Opening night is scheduled for April 14, 2015. Follow @littlemannie and @UPI on Twitter. Topics: Harriet ...
 
Broadway World
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:48:55 -0700

It will feature new pairings of actors each month during its run at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, including Alan Alda and Candice Bergen, Stacy Keach and Diana Rigg, plus Anjelica Huston and Martin Sheen. The latest edition of THEATER TALK, co-hosted by ...

Broadway.com

Broadway.com
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 07:48:45 -0700

His other Broadway credits include Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark and Bonnie and Clyde. Rock of Ages opened on Broadway on April 7, 2009 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Featuring a score of classic rock hits including "Here I Go Again," “Every Rose Has ...
Loading

Oops, we seem to be having trouble contacting Twitter

Support Wikipedia

A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia. Please add your support for Wikipedia!

Searchlight Group

Digplanet also receives support from Searchlight Group. Visit Searchlight