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American Airlines Theatre *

Broadway Theater, recent home to The Important of Being Earnest, Everyday Rapture, and Big River
Originally named the Selwyn Theatre, it was constructed by the Selwyn brothers, Edgar and Archie, in 1918. It was one of three theatres they built and controlled on 42nd Street, along with the Apollo and the Times Square Theatre. It was decorated in the style of the Italian Renaissance, and originally had 1,180 seats.

Tags: $$$ - Moderate, Theater, Spectacle, Tourist Attraction, Cultural Interest

227 West 42nd Street (Between 7th & 8th Avenues)
New York, NY 10036
Times Square

(212) 719-1300


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