Little Shubert Theater



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The Little Shubert Theatre is located in New York City, near Broadway. Its address is 422 West 42nd Street between 9th Avenue and Dwyer Street. Little Shubert Theater was built in 2002 and has a seating capacity of 499.
The Little Shubert is the first Off-Broadway theatre in New York built from the ground up, and the first to be owned by the Shubert Organization. Built as part of a residential tower and opened in 2002, the Little Shubert has the honor of being the first new theatre built by the Shubert Organization in New York City since 1928, when the Ethel Barrymore opened on West 47th Street.In its short lifetime, the Little Shubert has been home to : Tommy Tune White Tie and Tails (2002), Hank Williams Lost Highway (2003), Fame on 42nd Street (2003) and Shockheaded Peter (2005). Notable features of the Little Shubert Theatre include an exceptionally well-configured auditorium with stadium seating providing excellent sightlines and proximity to the stage. The Little Shubert Theater stage itself and the orchestra pit are comparable in size to the dimensions of many Broadway theatres. The interior door blends exposed technical infrastructure with warm, rich colors, and includes reproductions of artwork from the Shubert Archive collection. On the exterior of the Little Shubert Theater building, the marquee consists of an ornamental canopy in architectural metal and glass.