(Old) Ziegfeld Theatre

1341 Sixth Avenue / NYC


Ziegfeld Theatre exterior: 1926

The Ziegfeld Theatre was a Broadway theatre located at 1341 Sixth Avenue, corner of 54th Street in Manhattan, New York City. It was built in 1927 and, despite public protests, was razed in 1966. A second theater of the same name, named in honor of the original, was built in 1969 and is located at 141 West 54th Street in Manhattan. A large single screen movie theater, the last of its kind in Manhattan, it remains in operation today.

Original Set Designs

- Bath Scene (1915) -


- Zeppelin over London (1915) -

- Balcony Mural -

Notable Broadway premieres

  • Rio Rita (1927)
  • Show Boat (19271929)
  • Ziegfeld Follies of 1931 (1931)
  • Brigadoon (19471948)
  • Kismet (19531955)


    Programs available from this theatre:

  • Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1950)
  • Show Boat (1946)


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