Broadway theatre

Broadway theatre, Class of professional theater presented in New York City, United States.

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Broadway theatre, also simply known as Broadway, refers to the theatrical performances which are presented in the 41 professional theatres, each with 500 or more seats, located in the Theater District and the Lincoln Center along Broadway, in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. Broadway and London's West End together represent the highest commercial level of live theater in the English-speaking world.While the thoroughfare itself is eponymous with the district and its collection of 41 theaters, and it is also closely identified with Times Square, only three of the theaters are located on Broadway itself (namely the Broadway Theatre, the Palace Theatre, and the Winter Garden Theatre). The rest are located on the numbered cross streets extending from the Nederlander Theatre one block south of Times Square on West 41st Street, north along either side of Broadway to 53rd street, as well as the Vivian Beaumont Theater, at Lincoln Center on West 65th street. While exceptions exist, the term "Broadway theatre" is generally reserved for venues with a seating capacity of at least 500 people, smaller theaters are referred to as off-Broadway (regardless of location), while very small venues (less than 100) are called off-off-Broadway, a term that can also apply to non-commercial or avant-garde theater, or productions held outside of traditional theater venues.The Theater District is a popular tourist attraction in New York City. According to The Broadway League, for the 2018–2019 season (which ended May 26, 2019) total attendance was 14,768,254 and Broadway shows had US$1,829,312,140 in grosses, with attendance up 9.5%, grosses up 10.3%, and playing weeks up 9.3%.Most Broadway shows are musicals.

Off-Broadway
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Off-Broadway ... inclusive. These theatres are smaller than Broadway theatres, but larger than off-off-Broadway theatres, which seat fewer than 100. An "off-Broadway production"...

Broadway Theatre (53rd Street)
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Broadway Theatre (53rd Street) ... The Broadway Theatre (formerly Universal's Colony Theatre, B.S. Moss' Broadway Theatre, Earl Carroll's Broadway Theatre, and Ciné Roma) is a Broadway theatre...

Broadway Theatre
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Broadway Theatre ... Comique or Broadway Theatre Old Broadway Theatre or Broadway Theatre, (1847–1859) Wallack's Theatre or Broadway Theatre (1864–1869) Broadway Theatre (Buenos...

List of the longest-running Broadway shows
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List of the longest-running Broadway shows ... theatre Funny Girl at the Internet Broadway Database Mummenschanz at the Internet Broadway Database Oh! Calcutta! at the Internet Broadway Database...

List of Broadway theaters
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List of Broadway theaters ... active Broadway theaters listed by The Broadway League in New York City, as well as 9 existing structures that previously hosted Broadway theatre. Beginning...

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre
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Lunt-Fontanne Theatre ... The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (previously known as the Globe Theatre) is a Broadway theatre located at 205 West 46th Street in Midtown Manhattan. Designed...

Majestic Theatre (Broadway)
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Majestic Theatre (Broadway) ... The Majestic Theatre is a Broadway theatre located at 245 West 44th Street in Midtown Manhattan. It is one of the largest Broadway theatres with 1,681 seats...

Musical theatre
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Musical theatre ... smaller venues, such as fringe theatre, Off-Broadway, Off-Off-Broadway, regional theatre, or community theatre productions, or on tour. Musicals are often...

Palace Theatre (New York City)
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Palace Theatre (New York City) ... The Palace Theatre is a Broadway theatre located at 1564 Broadway (at West 47th Street) in midtown Manhattan, New York City. From 1913 through about 1929...

Off-off-Broadway
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Off-off-Broadway ... The off-off-Broadway movement began in 1958 as part of an anti-commercial and experimental or avant-garde movement of drama and theatre. Over time, some...

Internet Broadway Database
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Lyceum Theatre (Broadway)
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Shubert Theatre (New York City)
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The Broadway League
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Theater District, Manhattan
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Knickerbocker Theatre (Broadway)
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Broadway (Los Angeles)
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Nederlander Theatre
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Tony Awards
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