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Hudson Theatre


141 W. 44th St., New York, NY
Seats (approximate): 1050

J.B. McElfatrick, Israels & Harder, architects. Built by producer Henry B. Harris, managed by his wife Rene after his death on the Titanic in 1912. Often used as a TV studio in the 1930s, 40s, and 50s. In 1974, it was a blue movie theatre. In 1980, it became the Savoy, a rock club. In 1987, it received landmark status, so owner Henry Macklowe incorporated it into his adjacent hotel, using it as a conference center and auditorium.

Built: 1903    Closed: 1968   

Theatre Names Named
Hudson Theatre 1987     Conference center for hotel
Savoy Nightclub 1981     
Hudson Theatre 1903     Opened October 19, 1903
ProductionsProduction Dates
 
Hudson Theatre
Mike Downstairs
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by George Panetta
Apr 18, 1968 - Apr 20, 1968
The Guide
Play, Original
Mar 06, 1968 - Mar 09, 1968
How to Be a Jewish Mother
Play, Original, Revue, Play with music
Music by Michael Leonard; Book by Seymour Vall; Lyrics by Herbert Martin
Dec 28, 1967 - Jan 13, 1968
This Was Burlesque
Musical, Original, Revue
Mar 16, 1965 - Jun 06, 1965
Strange Interlude
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by Eugene O'Neill
Mar 11, 1963 - May 25, 1963
Ross
Play, Original
Written by Terence Rattigan
Apr 03, 1962 - May 12, 1962
Look, We've Come Through
Play, Original
Written by Hugh Wheeler
Oct 25, 1961 - Oct 28, 1961
Becket
Play, Original
Written by Jean Anouilh
May 08, 1961 - May 27, 1961
Toys in the Attic
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Lillian Hellman
Feb 25, 1960 - Apr 08, 1961
A Lovely Light
Play, Original, Solo
Written by Dorothy Stickney
Feb 08, 1960 - Feb 20, 1960
Detective Story
Play, Original, Drama, Melodrama
Mar 23, 1949 - Jul 01, 1950
Jenny Kissed Me
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Jean Kerr
Dec 23, 1948 - Jan 08, 1949
Set My People Free
Play, Original
Written by Dorothy Heyward
Nov 03, 1948 - Nov 27, 1948
Man and Superman
Play, Revival, Comedy
Feb 16, 1948 - Jun 19, 1948
Harvest of Years
Play, Original
Written by DeWitt Bodeen
Jan 12, 1948 - Jan 24, 1948
The Voice of the Turtle
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by John Van Druten
Nov 25, 1947 - Jan 03, 1948
How I Wonder
Play, Original
Sep 30, 1947 - Nov 22, 1947
State of the Union
Play, Original, Comedy
Nov 14, 1945 - Sep 13, 1947
The Hasty Heart
Play, Original, Drama
Written by John Patrick
Jan 03, 1945 - Jun 30, 1945
Snafu
Play, Original
Oct 25, 1944 - Dec 30, 1944
Love on Leave
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by A. B. Sheffrin
Jun 20, 1944 - Jun 24, 1944
Arsenic and Old Lace
Play, Original, Comedy
Sep 25, 1943 - Jun 17, 1944
Run, Little Chillun
Play, Revival, Drama, Play with music
Music by Hall Johnson; Written by Hall Johnson
Aug 11, 1943 - Aug 26, 1943
Uncle Harry
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Thomas Job
Sep 12, 1942 - May 09, 1943
Jason
Play, Original
Jan 21, 1942 - May 09, 1942
Theatre
Play, Original, Comedy
Nov 12, 1941 - Jan 10, 1942
All Men Are Alike
Play, Original
Written by Vernon Sylvaine
Oct 06, 1941 - Nov 01, 1941
My Fair Ladies
Play, Original
Mar 23, 1941 - Apr 19, 1941
Night of Love
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Robert Stolz; Book by Rowland Leigh; Lyrics by Rowland Leigh
Jan 07, 1941 - Jan 11, 1941
Fledgling
Play, Original
Nov 27, 1940 - Dec 07, 1940
Love for Love
Play, Revival, Comedy
Written by William Congreve
Jun 03, 1940 - Jun 08, 1940
Grey Farm
Play, Original, Melodrama
May 03, 1940 - Jun 01, 1940
I Know What I Like
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Justin Sturm
Nov 24, 1939 - Dec 02, 1939
Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1939
Musical, Original, Revue
Book by Lew Leslie; Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
Feb 11, 1939 - Feb 18, 1939
The Coggerers
Play, Original
Jan 20, 1939 - Closing date unknown
Mr. Banks of Birmingham
Play, Original
Jan 20, 1939 - Closing date unknown
The Red Velvet Goat
Play, Original
Jan 20, 1939 - Closing date unknown
Good Hunting
Play, Original, Satire
Nov 21, 1938 - Nov 1938
Waltz in Goose Step
Play, Original, Drama
Nov 01, 1938 - Nov 1938
30 Days Hath September
Play, Original, Comedy, Farce
Sep 30, 1938 - Oct 1938
Whiteoaks
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Mazo De La Roche
Mar 23, 1938 - Jun 1938
Who's Who
Musical, Original, Revue
Mar 01, 1938 - Mar 1938
Sunup to Sundown
Play, Original
Feb 01, 1938 - Feb 1938
Western Waters
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Richard Carlson
Dec 28, 1937 - Jan 1938
Too Many Heroes
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Dore Schary
Nov 15, 1937 - Nov 1937
The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse
Play, Original, Melodrama
Written by Barre Lyndon
Mar 02, 1937 - May 1937
An Enemy of the People
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by Henrik Ibsen
Feb 15, 1937 - Mar 1937
Eight Bells
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Percy G. Mandley
Oct 28, 1933 - Nov 1933
It's a Wise Child
Play, Revival, Comedy
May 16, 1933 - Jun 1933
Riddle Me This
Play, Revival, Comedy
Written by Daniel N. Rubin
Mar 14, 1933 - May 1933
The Show Off
Play, Revival, Comedy, Drama
Written by George Kelly
Dec 12, 1932 - Mar 1933
The Budget
Play, Original, Comedy
Sep 20, 1932 - Sep 1932
Never No More
Play, Original, Tragedy
Jan 07, 1932 - Jan 1932
Miss Gulliver Travels
Play, Original, Comedy
Nov 25, 1931 - Dec 1931
Enemy Within
Play, Original, Drama
Oct 05, 1931 - Oct 1931
Old Man Murphy
Play, Revival, Comedy
Sep 14, 1931 - Oct 1931
A Regular Guy
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Patrick Kearney
Jun 04, 1931 - Jun 1931
Perfectly Scandalous
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Hutcheson Boyd
May 13, 1931 - May 1931
Doctor X
Play, Original, Melodrama, Mystery
Feb 09, 1931 - Apr 1931
The Inspector General
Play, Revival, Comedy, Farce
Based on the Russian of Nikolai Vassilievitch Gogol
Dec 23, 1930 - Dec 1930
Bad Girl
Play, Original, Drama
Oct 02, 1930 - Dec 1930
Virtue's Bed
Play, Original, Comedy, Drama
Written by Courtenay Savage
Apr 15, 1930 - Jun 1930
Troyka
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Lula Vollmer
Apr 01, 1930 - Apr 1930
City Haul
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Elizabeth Miele
Dec 30, 1929 - Mar 1930
Hot Chocolates
Musical, Original, Revue
Jun 20, 1929 - Dec 14, 1929
Messin' Around
Musical, Original, Revue
Lyrics by Perry Bradford
Apr 22, 1929 - May 1929
Appearances
Play, Revival, Comedy, Drama
Written by Garland Anderson
Apr 01, 1929 - Apr 1929
Deep Harlem
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Joe Jordan; Book by Salem Whitney; Lyrics by Henry Creamer
Jan 07, 1929 - Jan 12, 1929
To-Night at 12
Play, Original
Written by Owen Davis
Nov 13, 1928 - Jan 1929
By Request
Play, Original, Comedy
Sep 27, 1928 - Oct 1928
Goin' Home
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Ransom Rideout
Aug 23, 1928 - Oct 1928
Whispering Friends
Play, Original, Farce
Written by George M. Cohan
Feb 20, 1928 - May 1928
A Distant Drum
Play, Original
Written by Vincent Lawrence
Jan 20, 1928 - Jan 1928
Los Angeles
Play, Original, Comedy
Dec 19, 1927 - Jan 1928
The Plough and the Stars
Play, Original, Tragedy
Written by Sean O'Casey
Nov 28, 1927 - Dec 1927
Weather Clear-Track Fast
Play, Original
Written by Willard Mack
Oct 18, 1927 - Dec 1927
Blood Money
Play, Original, Melodrama
Written by George Middleton
Aug 22, 1927 - Oct 1927
Kempy
Play, Revival, Comedy
May 11, 1927 - Jun 1927
Wall Street
Play, Original, Melodrama, Romance
Apr 20, 1927 - May 1927
The Noose
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Willard Mack
Oct 20, 1926 - Apr 1927
The Home Towners
Play, Original, Comedy, Farce
Written by George M. Cohan
Aug 23, 1926 - Oct 1926
American Born
Play, Original
Written by George M. Cohan
Oct 05, 1925 - Dec 1925
The Morning After
Play, Original, Comedy
Jul 27, 1925 - Aug 1925
His Queen
Play, Original
May 11, 1925 - May 1925
The Backslapper
Play, Original
Apr 11, 1925 - May 1925
The Devil Within
Play, Original, Melodrama
Written by Charles Horan
Mar 16, 1925 - Apr 1925
Houses of Sand
Play, Original, Drama
Written by G. Marion Burton
Feb 17, 1925 - Mar 1925
Out of Step
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by A. A. Kline
Jan 29, 1925 - Feb 1925
The Bully
Play, Original
Dec 25, 1924 - Jan 1925
The Fake
Play, Original, Drama
Oct 06, 1924 - Dec 1924
High Stakes
Play, Original, Melodrama
Written by Willard Mack
Sep 09, 1924 - Dec 1924
Cobra
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Martin Brown
Apr 22, 1924 - Jun 1924
Across the Street
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Richard A. Purdy
Mar 24, 1924 - Apr 1924
The Song and Dance Man
Play, Original, Comedy, Drama
Written by George M. Cohan
Dec 31, 1923 - Mar 1924
Sancho Panza
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Melchior Lengyel
Nov 26, 1923 - Dec 29, 1923
The Crooked Square
Play, Original, Comedy, Drama
Sep 10, 1923 - Nov 1923
So This Is London
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Arthur Goodrich
Aug 30, 1922 - Jun 1923
The Rubicon
Play, Original, Comedy
Feb 21, 1922 - Jun 1922
Fedora
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Written by Victorien Sardou
Feb 10, 1922 - Feb 1922
The Voice From the Minaret
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Robert Hichens
Jan 30, 1922 - Feb 1922
The Varying Shore
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Zoe Akins
Dec 05, 1921 - Feb 1922
The Six-Fifty
Play, Original, Comedy, Drama
Written by Kate McLaurin
Oct 24, 1921 - Nov 1921
The Man in the Making
Play, Original, Drama
Written by James W. Elliott
Sep 20, 1921 - Oct 1921
The Poppy God
Play, Original, Melodrama
Aug 29, 1921 - Sep 1921
The Tavern
Play, Revival, Burlesque, Melodrama
Written by Cora Dick Gantt
May 23, 1921 - Jun 1921
Nemesis
Play, Original, Melodrama
Written by Augustus Thomas
Apr 04, 1921 - May 1921
The Meanest Man in the World
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Augustin MacHugh
Oct 12, 1920 - Apr 1921
Crooked Gamblers
Play, Original, Comedy, Drama
Jul 31, 1920 - Oct 1920
Clarence
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Booth Tarkington
Sep 20, 1919 - Jun 1920
Friendly Enemies
Play, Original
Jul 22, 1918 - Aug 1919
Nancy Lee
Play, Original
Apr 09, 1918 - Jun 1918
Democracy's King
Play, Original
Written by Arnold Daly
Feb 19, 1918 - Mar 1918
The Master
Play, Revival
Feb 19, 1918 - Mar 1918
The Indestructible Wife
Play, Original
Jan 30, 1918 - Feb 1918
The Pipes of Pan
Play, Original
Nov 06, 1917 - Jan 1918
The Rescuing Angel
Play, Original
Written by Clare Kummer
Oct 08, 1917 - Nov 1917
Good Night, Paul
Musical, Original, Farce
Sep 03, 1917 - Oct 06, 1917
The Deluge
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Henning Berger
Aug 20, 1917 - Sep 1917
Our Betters
Play, Original
Mar 12, 1917 - Jun 1917
Shirley Kaye
Play, Original
Written by Hulbert Footner
Dec 25, 1916 - Mar 1917
Pollyanna
Play, Original
Sep 18, 1916 - Dec 1916
The Cinderella Man
Play, Original
Jan 17, 1916 - Jul 1916
Bunny
Play, Original
Written by Austin Strong
Jan 04, 1916 - Jan 1916
Under Fire
Play, Original
Sep 11, 1915 - Jan 1916
Alice in Wonderland
Play, Original
Apr 05, 1915 - Apr 1915
The Show Shop
Play, Original
Written by James Forbes
Dec 31, 1914 - May 1915
The Big Idea
Play, Original
Nov 16, 1914 - Dec 1914
A Perfect Lady
Play, Original
Oct 28, 1914 - Nov 1914
The Heart of a Thief
Play, Original
Written by Paul Armstrong
Oct 05, 1914 - Oct 1914
The Dummy
Play, Original
Apr 13, 1914 - Oct 1914
Lady Windermere's Fan
Play, Revival, Comedy
Written by Oscar Wilde
Mar 30, 1914 - Closing date unknown
As You Like It
Play, Revival, Comedy
Mar 16, 1914 - Closing date unknown
The Taming of the Shrew
Play, Revival, Comedy
Mar 16, 1914 - Closing date unknown
Twelfth Night
Play, Revival, Comedy
Mar 16, 1914 - Closing date unknown
What Would You Do?
Play, Original
Written by Augustin MacHugh
Mar 02, 1914 - Mar 1914
A Little Water on the Side
Play, Original, Comedy
Jan 06, 1914 - Mar 1914
General John Regan
Play, Original
Nov 10, 1913 - Closing date unknown
The Fight
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by Bayard Veiller
Sep 02, 1913 - Nov 1913
The Poor Little Rich Girl
Play, Original
Written by Eleanor Gates
Jan 21, 1913 - Jun 1913
Nan
Play, Original
Written by John Masefield
Jan 13, 1913 - Jan 13, 1913
The High Road
Play, Original, Melodrama
Written by Edward Sheldon
Nov 19, 1912 - Jan 1913
The Trial Marriage
Play, Original
Written by Elmer Harris
Oct 29, 1912 - Nov 1912
Man and Superman
Play, Revival, Comedy
Sep 30, 1912 - Oct 1912
Honest Jim Blunt
Play, Original
Written by William Boden
Sep 16, 1912 - Sep 1912
The Typhoon
Play, Original, Drama
Apr 22, 1912 - Jun 1912
The Right to be Happy
Play, Original
Mar 26, 1912 - Apr 1912
Frou-Frou
Play, Revival, Drama
Mar 18, 1912 - Mar 1912
The Lady of Dreams
Play, Original
Written by Edmond Rostand
Feb 28, 1912 - Mar 1912
The Return from Jerusalem
Play, Original
Written by Maurice Donnay
Jan 10, 1912 - Feb 1912
The Price
Play, Original
Nov 01, 1911 - Jan 1912
Snobs
Play, Original, Comedy
Sep 04, 1911 - Oct 1911
Nobody's Widow
Play, Original
Written by Avery Hopwood
Nov 15, 1910 - May 1911
The Deserters
Play, Original, Melodrama
Sep 20, 1910 - Nov 1910
The Spendthrift
Play, Original
Apr 11, 1910 - Jun 1910
A Lucky Star
Play, Original
Jan 18, 1910 - Apr 1910
The Next of Kin
Play, Original
Written by Charles Klein
Dec 27, 1909 - Jan 1910
Arsene Lupin
Play, Original
Written by Maurice Le Blanc
Dec 13, 1909 - Jan 1910
The Builder of Bridges
Play, Original
Written by Alfred Sutro
Oct 26, 1909 - Dec 1909
On the Eve
Play, Original
Written by Martha Morton
Oct 04, 1909 - Oct 1909
An American Widow
Play, Original
Sep 06, 1909 - Oct 1909
Disengaged
Play, Original
Written by Henry James
Mar 11, 1909 - Mar 11, 1909
The Third Degree
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Charles Klein
Feb 01, 1909 - Jun 1909
Lady Frederick
Play, Original
Nov 09, 1908 - Feb 1909
Pierre of the Plains
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Edgar Selwyn
Oct 12, 1908 - Nov 1908
The Offenders
Play, Original
Sep 23, 1908 - Oct 1908
The Call of the North
Play, Original
Aug 24, 1908 - Sep 1908
Love's Comedy
Play, Original
Written by Henrik Ibsen
Mar 23, 1908 - Closing date unknown
The Honor of the Family
Play, Original, Melodrama
Feb 17, 1908 - May 1908
Her Sister
Play, Original
Dec 25, 1907 - Feb 1908
The Chorus Lady
Play, Revival, Comedy
Written by James Forbes
Nov 25, 1907 - Dec 1907
Classmates
Play, Original, Farce
Aug 29, 1907 - Nov 1907
The Lion and the Mouse
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Charles Klein
Jun 17, 1907 - Closing date unknown
Brewster's Millions
Play, Original, Comedy
Feb 25, 1907 - Closing date unknown
The Hypocrites
Play, Original, Drama
Aug 30, 1906 - Feb 1907
The American Lord
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Charles T. Dazey
Apr 16, 1906 - May 1906
The Duel
Play, Original, Melodrama
Written by Henri Lavedan
Feb 12, 1906 - Apr 1906
Man and Superman
Play, Original, Comedy
Sep 05, 1905 - Closing date unknown
The Heir to the Hoorah
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Paul Armstrong
Apr 10, 1905 - May 29, 1905
A Blot in the 'Scutcheon
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Written by Robert Browning
Apr 07, 1905 - May 05, 1905
The Lady Shore
Play, Original, Drama
Mar 27, 1905 - Apr 1905
The Hour Glass
Play, Revival
Feb 21, 1905 - Feb 21, 1905
Kathleen ni Houlihan
Play, Revival
Feb 21, 1905 - Feb 21, 1905
The Land of Heart's Desire
Play, Revival, One Act
Feb 21, 1905 - Feb 21, 1905
Strongheart
Play, Original, Comedy, Drama
Jan 30, 1905 - Feb 20, 1905
Sunday
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Thomas Raceward
Nov 15, 1904 - Jan 1905
Letty
Play, Original, Drama
Sep 12, 1904 - Nov 1904
Camille
Play, Revival
Apr 18, 1904 - May 1904
Cousin Kate
Play, Original, Comedy
Apr 04, 1904 - Apr 1904
Man Proposes
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Ernest Denny
Mar 11, 1904 - Apr 1904
Ranson's Folly
Play, Original, Comedy
Jan 18, 1904 - Mar 1904
The Marriage of Kitty
Play, Original, Drama
Nov 30, 1903 - Jan 1904
Cousin Kate
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 19, 1903 - Nov 1903