Imperial Theatre

It is located at the 249 West 45th Street. The building was built by architect Herbert J. Krapp and opened on 25 December 1923. In the theater there are 1417 seats for visitors. Owner of the theater is the Shubert Organization

Works by famous composers such as Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart, Irving Berlin, Harold Rome, Frank Loesser, Lionel Bart, Bob Merrill, Stephen Sondheim, Jule Styne, EY Harburg, Harold Arlen, and George and Ira Gershwin were shown in the theater. Actors such as Ethel Merman, Gertrude Lawrence, John Gielgud, Clifton Webb, Montgomery Clift, Mary Boland, Ray Bolger, Desi Arnaz, Lucie Arnaz, Mary Martin, Zero Mostel, Danny Kaye, Davy Jones, Jerry Orbach, Shelley Winters, Bernadette Peters, Ben Vereen, George Rose, Hugh Jackman and John Lithgow appeared at the theater.

Significant productions (selection)