Helen Hayes Theatre

210 West 46th Street

Opened: 1912

Architect: Harry Creighton Ingalls

Built as the Little Theatre. Served as New York Times Hall, a conference hall, from 1941-1959. Returned to legitimate theatre in 1963. Renamed Winthrop Ames Theatre for one year in 1964 after legendary producer. Renamed after actress Helen Hayes in 1983 after a previous Helen Hayes theatre, the former Follies-Bergere Theatre (210 W 46th St, 1911-1982), was demolished in 1982 to make way for the Marriott Marquis and the Marquis Theatre. Notable productions include: The Subject was Roses (1964), The Nerd (1987), Romance Romance (1988), Prelude to a Kiss (1990), Last Night of Ballyhoo (1997), Dirty Blonde (2000).

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Helen Hayes Theatre

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