Outside the WinterGarden Theatre in NYC with a lot of people waiting to get inside for the first preview

Winter Garden Theatre


The Winter Garden theatre was originally built in 1896 to be the American Horse Exchange before it was redesigned and reopened in by the Shubert brothers 1911. After undergoing renovations in the 1920’s, the building now featured it’s current, larger-than-normal stage. The Ziegfeld Follies performed at the theater in 1934 and 1936 and featured performers such as Bob Hope and Fanny Brice.

The Winter Garden is still owned by the Shubert Organization. The theatre’s longest tenant was Cats which ran 7,485 performances spanning nearly nineteen years.

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Jun 30, 2023 - Apr 27, 2025



1634 Broadway
New York, NY 10036

Cross Streets: Broadway and 51st

Amenities and Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible restroom available
Pay phone and water fountain located in the lobby
No steps into the theatre from the sidewalk
Air conditioning
Wheelchair seating available
Assistive Listening Devices available upon request