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Minskoff Theatre


200 W. 45th St., New York, NY
Seats (approximate): 1710

Der Scutt, architect. The building was named for Sam Minskoff, head of a building firm. Theatre operated by the Nederlanders.

To learn more about the history of the Minskoff Theatre, visit the Nederlander Organization's website and Spotlight on Broadway's video on the planning and construction of the Minskoff Theatre.

Built: 1973   

Theatre Names Named
Minskoff Theatre 1973     Opened March 13, 1973
ProductionsProduction Dates
The Lion King
Musical, Original, Puppets, Spectacle
Music by Elton John; Book by Irene Mecchi, Roger Allers; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Jun 13, 2006 - Present
Fiddler on the Roof
Musical, Revival, Comedy, Drama
Music by Jerry Bock; Book by Joseph Stein; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Feb 26, 2004 - Jan 08, 2006
Dance of the Vampires
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Jim Steinman; Book by Jim Steinman, David Ives; Original German Book by Michael Kunze; Lyrics by Jim Steinman; Original German Lyrics by Michael Kunze
Dec 09, 2002 - Jan 25, 2003
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Don Schlitz; Book by Ken Ludwig; Lyrics by Don Schlitz
Apr 26, 2001 - May 13, 2001
Saturday Night Fever
Musical, Original
Music by The Bee Gees
Oct 21, 1999 - Dec 30, 2000
The Scarlet Pimpernel
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Frank Wildhorn; Book by Nan Knighton; Lyrics by Nan Knighton
Oct 10, 1998 - May 30, 1999
The Scarlet Pimpernel
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Frank Wildhorn; Book by Nan Knighton; Lyrics by Nan Knighton
Nov 09, 1997 - Oct 01, 1998
Sunset Boulevard
Musical, Original, Drama
Nov 17, 1994 - Mar 22, 1997
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Nov 10, 1993 - May 29, 1994
Metro
Musical, Original
Apr 16, 1992 - Apr 26, 1992
Peter Pan
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh
Nov 26, 1991 - Jan 05, 1992
Black and Blue
Musical, Original, Revue
Jan 26, 1989 - Jan 20, 1991
Canciones de mi Padre
Special, Original, Revue
Jul 12, 1988 - Jul 30, 1988
Cabaret
Musical, Revival, Drama
Music by John Kander; Book by Joe Masteroff; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Feb 09, 1988 - Jun 04, 1988
Teddy & Alice
Musical, Original
Music by John Philip Sousa; Original Music by Richard Kapp; Book by Jerome Alden; Lyrics by Hal Hackady
Nov 12, 1987 - Jan 17, 1988
Sweet Charity
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Music by Cy Coleman; Book by Neil Simon; Lyrics by Dorothy Fields
Apr 27, 1986 - Mar 15, 1987
The Temptations / The Four Tops
Special, Original, Concert
Mar 25, 1986 - Mar 30, 1986
Peter, Paul & Mary "From Bleecker to Broadway"
Special, Original, Concert
Mar 18, 1986 - Mar 23, 1986
Patti La Belle
Special, Original, Concert
Feb 18, 1986 - Mar 09, 1986
The Tap Dance Kid
Musical, Original
Music by Henry Krieger; Book by Charles Blackwell; Lyrics by Robert Lorick
Mar 27, 1984 - Aug 11, 1985
Marilyn
Musical, Original
Nov 20, 1983 - Dec 03, 1983
Dance a Little Closer
Musical, Original
Music by Charles Strouse; Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
May 11, 1983 - May 11, 1983
The Pirates of Penzance
Musical, Revival, Operetta
Aug 09, 1981 - Nov 28, 1982
Can-Can
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Music by Cole Porter; Book by Abe Burrows; Lyrics by Cole Porter
Apr 30, 1981 - May 03, 1981
West Side Story
Musical, Revival, Drama
Feb 14, 1980 - Nov 30, 1980
Chinese Acrobats & Magicians of Taiwan
Special, Original
Dec 18, 1979 - Dec 30, 1979
Shirley Bassey
Special, Original, Concert
Dec 1979 - Closing date unknown
Engelbert (Humperdinck) on Broadway
Special, Original, Concert
Nov 09, 1979 - Nov 18, 1979
Got Tu Go Disco
Musical, Original
Jun 25, 1979 - Jun 30, 1979
Béjart: Ballet of the Twentieth Century
Special, Original, Ballet
"Bolero" Music by Maurice Ravel; "Duo" Music by Richard Wagner; "Gaite Parisienne" Music by Jacques Offenbach; "Le Spectre de la Rose" Music by Carl Von Weber; "Life" Music by Johann Sebastian Bach; "Petrouchka" Music by Igor Stravinsky
Jan 1979 - Mar 1979
Icedancing
Special, Original
Dec 19, 1978 - Dec 31, 1978
King of Hearts
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Peter Link; Book by Joseph Stein; Lyrics by Jacob Brackman
Oct 22, 1978 - Dec 03, 1978
Angel
Musical, Original
Music by Gary Geld; Book by Ketti Frings, Peter Udell; Lyrics by Peter Udell
May 10, 1978 - May 13, 1978
Murray Louis Dance Company
Special, Original, Dance
Mar 1978 - Mar 1978
Cleo on Broadway
Special, Original, Concert
Oct 05, 1977 - Oct 09, 1977
Pippin
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Stephen Schwartz; (Uncredited) Book by Bob Fosse; Book by Roger O. Hirson; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Mar 15, 1977 - Jun 12, 1977
Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Special, Original, Dance
Jan 18, 1977 - Jan 23, 1977
Chinese Acrobats of Taiwan
Special, Original
Nov 23, 1976 - Dec 05, 1976
Dutch National Ballet
Special, Original, Ballet
Oct 1976 - Oct 1976
Debbie
Special, Original, Revue
Sep 16, 1976 - Sep 26, 1976
Rockabye Hamlet
Musical, Original
Music by Cliff Jones; Book by Cliff Jones; Lyrics by Cliff Jones
Feb 17, 1976 - Feb 21, 1976
Hello, Dolly!
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Music by Jerry Herman; Book by Michael Stewart; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Nov 06, 1975 - Dec 28, 1975
Bette Midler's Clams on the Half Shell Revue
Special, Original, Revue
Apr 14, 1975 - Jun 22, 1975
Clarence Darrow
Play, Original, Solo
Written by David W. Rintels
Mar 03, 1975 - Mar 22, 1975
Tony & Lena Sing
Special, Original, Concert
Oct 30, 1974 - Nov 24, 1974
Charles Aznavour on Broadway
Special, Original, Solo, Concert
Oct 15, 1974 - Oct 27, 1974
Irene
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Mar 13, 1973 - Sep 08, 1974
Special EventsProduction Dates
Bernadette Peters: A Special Concert for Broadway Barks Because Broadway Cares
Special, Original, Benefit, Concert
Nov 09, 2009 - Nov 09, 2009
Chance & Chemistry
Special, Original, Benefit
Oct 26, 2009 - Oct 26, 2009