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Circle in the Square Theatre


235 W. 50th St., New York, NY
Seats (approximate): 840

Alan Sayles, architect. Jules Fisher Associates, consultants. Built on the site of the Capitol Theatre movie palace as part of the new Uris Building (also home to the Gershwin Theatre). Originally served as the third home of the Circle in the Square theatre company. A rare example of theatre (almost) in the round in the theatre district. To learn more about the history of the Circle in the Square Theatre see Spotlight on Broadway's video on the Circle in the Square Theatre.

Built: 1972   

Theatre Names Named
Circle in the Square Theatre 1972     
ProductionsProduction Dates
Fun Home
Musical, Original
Music by Jeanine Tesori; Book by Lisa Kron; Lyrics by Lisa Kron
Apr 22, 2015 -  
The River
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Jez Butterworth
Nov 16, 2014 - Feb 08, 2015
Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill
Play, Original, Play with music
Written by Lanie Robertson
Apr 13, 2014 - Oct 05, 2014
Bronx Bombers
Play, Original
Written by Eric Simonson
Feb 06, 2014 - Mar 02, 2014
Soul Doctor
Musical, Original
Music by Shlomo Carlebach; Book by Daniel S. Wise; Lyrics by David Schechter
Aug 15, 2013 - Oct 13, 2013
Godspell
Musical, Revival
Music by Stephen Schwartz; New Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Nov 07, 2011 - Jun 24, 2012
Lombardi
Play, Original
Written by Eric Simonson
Oct 21, 2010 - May 22, 2011
The Miracle Worker
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by William Gibson
Mar 03, 2010 - Apr 04, 2010
The Norman Conquests: Living Together
Play, Revival, Comedy
Written by Alan Ayckbourn
Apr 25, 2009 - Jul 26, 2009
The Norman Conquests: Table Manners
Play, Revival, Comedy
Written by Alan Ayckbourn
Apr 24, 2009 - Jul 26, 2009
The Norman Conquests: Round and Round the Garden
Play, Revival, Comedy
Written by Alan Ayckbourn
Apr 23, 2009 - Jul 26, 2009
Glory Days
Musical, Original
Music by Nick Blaemire; Book by James Gardiner; Lyrics by Nick Blaemire
May 06, 2008 - May 06, 2008
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by William Finn; Book by Rachel Sheinkin; Lyrics by William Finn
May 02, 2005 - Jan 20, 2008
Frozen
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Bryony Lavery
May 04, 2004 - Aug 22, 2004
Life (x) 3
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Yasmina Reza
Mar 31, 2003 - Jun 29, 2003
Metamorphoses
Play, Original, Drama, Comedy
Written by Mary Zimmerman
Mar 04, 2002 - Feb 16, 2003
The Rocky Horror Show
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Music by Richard O'Brien; Book by Richard O'Brien; Lyrics by Richard O'Brien
Nov 15, 2000 - Jan 06, 2002
True West
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by Sam Shepard
Mar 02, 2000 - Jul 29, 2000
Not About Nightingales
Play, Original, Drama
Feb 25, 1999 - Jun 13, 1999
Stanley
Play, Original
Written by Pam Gems
Feb 20, 1997 - Apr 27, 1997
Hughie
Play, Revival
Written by Eugene O'Neill
Aug 22, 1996 - Nov 02, 1996
Tartuffe
Play, Revival, Comedy, Farce
Written by Molière
May 30, 1996 - Jun 23, 1996
Bus Stop
Play, Revival, Comedy
Written by William Inge
Feb 22, 1996 - Mar 17, 1996
Holiday
Play, Revival, Comedy
Written by Philip Barry
Dec 03, 1995 - Jan 14, 1996
Something Unspoken
Play, Original
Oct 10, 1995 - Nov 05, 1995
Suddenly Last Summer
Play, Original
Oct 10, 1995 - Nov 05, 1995
The Rose Tattoo
Play, Revival, Drama
Apr 30, 1995 - Jul 02, 1995
Uncle Vanya
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by Anton Chekhov
Feb 23, 1995 - Mar 19, 1995
The Shadow Box
Play, Revival, Drama
Nov 20, 1994 - Jan 01, 1995
Pullman Car Hiawatha
Play, Original, One Act
Written by Thornton Wilder
Apr 21, 1993 - May 16, 1993
The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden
Play, Original, One Act
Written by Thornton Wilder
Apr 21, 1993 - May 16, 1993
The Long Christmas Dinner
Play, Original, One Act
Written by Thornton Wilder
Apr 21, 1993 - May 16, 1993
Anna Karenina
Musical, Original
Music by Daniel Levine; Book by Peter Kellogg; Lyrics by Peter Kellogg
Aug 26, 1992 - Oct 04, 1992
Salome
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by Oscar Wilde
Jun 28, 1992 - Jul 29, 1992
Chinese Coffee
Play, Revival
Written by Ira Lewis
Jun 24, 1992 - Aug 01, 1992
Search and Destroy
Play, Original
Written by Howard Korder
Feb 26, 1992 - Apr 05, 1992
On Borrowed Time
Play, Revival, Comedy
Written by Paul Osborn
Oct 09, 1991 - Jan 05, 1992
Getting Married
Play, Revival, Comedy
Jun 26, 1991 - Aug 25, 1991
Taking Steps
Play, Original
Written by Alan Ayckbourn
Feb 20, 1991 - Apr 28, 1991
The Miser
Play, Revival, Comedy
Written by Molière
Oct 11, 1990 - Dec 30, 1990
Zoya's Apartment
Play, Original, Farce
May 10, 1990 - Jun 17, 1990
Sweeney Todd
Musical, Revival, Thriller
Music by Stephen Sondheim; Book by Hugh Wheeler; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Sep 14, 1989 - Feb 25, 1990
Ghetto
Play, Original, Play with music
Written by Joshua Sobol; English Lyrics by Jeremy Sams
Apr 30, 1989 - May 28, 1989
The Devil's Disciple
Play, Revival, Comedy
Nov 13, 1988 - Feb 19, 1989
The Night of the Iguana
Play, Revival, Drama
Jun 26, 1988 - Sep 04, 1988
An Evening with Robert Klein
Special, Original, Solo
Written and conceived by Robert Klein
Jun 19, 1988 - Jun 27, 1988
A Streetcar Named Desire
Play, Revival, Drama
Mar 10, 1988 - May 22, 1988
Coastal Disturbances
Play, Original
Written by Tina Howe
Mar 04, 1987 - Jan 03, 1988
You Never Can Tell
Play, Revival, Comedy
Oct 09, 1986 - Jan 25, 1987
The Boys in Autumn
Play, Original
Written by Bernard Sabath
Apr 30, 1986 - Jun 29, 1986
The Caretaker
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by Harold Pinter
Jan 30, 1986 - Mar 09, 1986
The Robert Klein Show!
Special, Original, Stand-up, Comedy
Written by Robert Klein
Dec 20, 1985 - Jan 04, 1986
The Marriage of Figaro
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 10, 1985 - Dec 15, 1985
Arms and the Man
Play, Revival, Comedy
May 30, 1985 - Sep 01, 1985
The Loves of Anatol
Play, Original
Mar 06, 1985 - Apr 14, 1985
Design For Living
Play, Revival, Comedy
Written by Noël Coward
Jun 20, 1984 - Jan 20, 1985
Awake and Sing!
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by Clifford Odets
Mar 08, 1984 - Apr 29, 1984
Heartbreak House
Play, Revival, Comedy
Dec 07, 1983 - Feb 05, 1984
The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by Herman Wouk
May 05, 1983 - Nov 06, 1983
The Misanthrope
Play, Revival, Comedy
Written by Molière
Jan 27, 1983 - Mar 27, 1983
Present Laughter
Play, Revival, Comedy
Written by Noël Coward
Jul 15, 1982 - Jan 02, 1983
Eminent Domain
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Percy Granger
Mar 28, 1982 - May 23, 1982
Macbeth
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Jan 28, 1982 - Feb 14, 1982
Candida
Play, Revival, Comedy
Oct 15, 1981 - Jan 02, 1982
Scenes and Revelations
Play, Original
Written by Elan Garonzik
Jun 25, 1981 - Jul 19, 1981
The Father
Play, Revival, Drama
Apr 02, 1981 - Apr 26, 1981
John Gabriel Borkman
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by Henrik Ibsen
Dec 18, 1980 - Feb 08, 1981
The Bacchae
Play, Original, Tragedy
Written by Euripides
Oct 02, 1980 - Nov 23, 1980
The Man Who Came to Dinner
Play, Revival, Comedy
Jun 26, 1980 - Sep 07, 1980
Past Tense
Play, Original
Written by Jack Zeman
Apr 24, 1980 - Jun 01, 1980
Major Barbara
Play, Revival, Comedy
Feb 26, 1980 - Mar 30, 1980
Loose Ends
Play, Original
Written by Michael Weller
Jun 06, 1979 - Jan 27, 1980
Spokesong
Play, Original, Play with music
Music by Jimmy Kennedy; Written by Stewart Parker; Lyrics by Stewart Parker
Mar 15, 1979 - May 20, 1979
Man and Superman
Play, Revival, Comedy
Dec 14, 1978 - Feb 18, 1979
The Inspector General
Play, Revival
Sep 21, 1978 - Nov 19, 1978
Once in a Lifetime
Play, Revival, Comedy
Jun 15, 1978 - Aug 27, 1978
13 Rue de l'Amour
Play, Original
Written by Georges Feydeau
Mar 16, 1978 - May 21, 1978
Saint Joan
Play, Revival, Drama
Dec 15, 1977 - Feb 19, 1978
Tartuffe
Play, Revival, Comedy, Farce
Written by Molière
Sep 25, 1977 - Nov 20, 1977
The Importance of Being Earnest
Play, Revival, Comedy
Written by Oscar Wilde
Jun 16, 1977 - Aug 28, 1977
Romeo and Juliet
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Mar 17, 1977 - May 22, 1977
The Night of the Iguana
Play, Revival, Drama
Dec 16, 1976 - Feb 20, 1977
Days in the Trees
Play, Revival
Written by Marguerite Duras
Sep 26, 1976 - Nov 21, 1976
Pal Joey
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Music by Richard Rodgers; Book by John O'Hara; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Jun 27, 1976 - Aug 29, 1976
The Lady from the Sea
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by Henrik Ibsen
Mar 18, 1976 - May 23, 1976
Geraldine Fitzgerald in Songs of the Street
Special, Original
Mar 07, 1976 - Mar 14, 1976
The Glass Menagerie
Play, Revival, Drama
Dec 18, 1975 - Feb 22, 1976
Ah, Wilderness!
Play, Revival, Comedy
Written by Eugene O'Neill
Sep 18, 1975 - Nov 23, 1975
Death of a Salesman
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by Arthur Miller
Jun 26, 1975 - Aug 24, 1975
All God's Chillun Got Wings
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by Eugene O'Neill
Mar 20, 1975 - May 04, 1975
Where's Charley?
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Music by Frank Loesser; Book by George Abbott; Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Dec 20, 1974 - Feb 23, 1975
The National Health
Play, Original, Satire
Original music by Terrence Sherman; Written by Peter Nichols
Oct 10, 1974 - Nov 24, 1974
Scapino
Play, Original, Comedy
Adapted from the 1671 Commedia dell'Arte play "Les Fourberies de Scapin" by Molière
May 18, 1974 - Aug 31, 1974
An American Millionaire
Play, Original
Written by Murray Schisgal
Apr 20, 1974 - May 05, 1974
The Iceman Cometh
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by Eugene O'Neill
Dec 13, 1973 - Feb 24, 1974
The Waltz of the Toreadors
Play, Revival, Comedy
Written by Jean Anouilh
Sep 13, 1973 - Nov 25, 1973
Uncle Vanya
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by Anton Chekhov
Jun 04, 1973 - Jul 28, 1973
Here Are Ladies
Play, Original, Solo
Mar 29, 1973 - May 13, 1973
Medea
Play, Revival, Drama, Tragedy
Written by Euripides
Jan 17, 1973 - Mar 18, 1973
Mourning Becomes Electra
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by Eugene O'Neill
Nov 15, 1972 - Dec 31, 1972
Special EventsProduction Dates
Escape: 6 Ways to Get Away (2)
Play, Original, Benefit, One Act
Music for "Miami" by Jack Feldman; Excerpt from "Miami" written by Wendy Wasserstein; "A New Kind of George" written by Peter Hedges; "and the will becomes a garden again" written by Tim Blake Nelson; "Madagascar" written by John Guare; "My Beautiful Goddamn City" written by Jon Robin Baitz; "Stand-Up" written by Neil LaBute; Lyrics for "Miami" by Jack Feldman, Bruce Sussman
Jan 31, 2005 - Jan 31, 2005
Escape: 6 Ways to Get Away (1)
Play, Original, Benefit, One Act
Music for "Miami" by Jack Feldman; Excerpt from "Miami" written by Wendy Wasserstein; "and the will becomes a garden again" written by Tim Blake Nelson; "Madagascar" written by John Guare; "My Beautiful Goddamn City" written by Jon Robin Baitz; "Stand-Up" written by Neil LaBute; Lyrics for "Miami" by Bruce Sussman
Dec 06, 2004 - Dec 06, 2004