Broadhurst Theatre Interior

STATUS Designated Interior Landmark

235-243 West 44th Street

ARCHITECT: Herbert J. Krapp

DATE: 1917-18

STYLE: Classical-inspired, Adamesque

Adamesque Classical-inspired Manhattan Midtown West

This theatre was named after George Broadhurst, a prolific playwright and producer. The interior of the theatre was designed with classically-inspired and Adamesque detail.  Among its significant architectural features are the low relief panels, based on the Panathenaic frieze, over the proscenium and along the boxes and balcony. For half a century the Broadhurst Theater has served as horne to countless numbers of plays through which the Broadway theater has come to personify American theater.

STATUS Designated Interior Landmark

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