Restored and renamed in 2003 to honor the long-time Broadway caricaturist (who died a few months prior, at 99), this theater is the only Broadway venue in the Times Square area located west of Eighth Avenue. It first opened in 1924 and was designed to be the most lavish theatre of its time. Past productions include Orson Welles in "Romeo & Juliet," Geraldine Page and Paul Newman in "Sweet Bird of Youth," and Stephen Sondheim's "Into the Woods." More recently, it has been home to Best Musical nominee "Curtains" and Best Musical Revival winner "Hair."
There are no steps into the theatre from the sidewalk. Seating is accessible to all parts of the Orchestra without steps. The Mezzanine is located up a flight of stairs (20 steps). There is a wheelchair accessible restroom located on the lobby level. There is a men's restroom located on the Mezzanine level. A ladies' restroom is located on the lower lounge (down 18 steps). An assisted listening system is available.