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Bijou Theatre


1239 Broadway, New York, NY

Originally a sporting saloon, converted to a variety and minstrel playhouse in 1878. In 1881, the building was razed and rebuilt as a light opera house. Destroyed in 1915 for office space.

Demolished: 1915   

Theatre Names Named
Bijou Theatre 1881     
Brighton Theatre 1878     
ProductionsProduction Dates
The Truth Wagon
Play, Original
Written by Hayden Talbot
Mar 11, 1912 - Apr 1912
The Right to Happiness
Play, Original
Jan 11, 1912 - Jan 1912
The Stranger
Play, Revival, Melodrama
Written by Charles T. Dazey
Dec 21, 1911 - Jan 1912
The Strugglers
Play, Original
Nov 06, 1911 - Nov 1911
The Three Lights
Play, Original
Oct 31, 1911 - Nov 1911
Modern Marriage
Play, Original
Written by Harrison Rhodes
Sep 16, 1911 - Sep 1911
Baxter's Partner
Play, Original
Written by Thomas T. Railey
Jun 27, 1911 - Jul 1911
Youth
Play, Original
Written by Max Halbe
Jun 08, 1911 - Jun 1911
The Clouds
Play, Original
Written by Jaroslav Kvapil
May 15, 1911 - May 1911
The Confession
Play, Original
Mar 13, 1911 - May 1911
The Havoc
Play, Original, Drama
Written by H.S. Sheldon
Jan 09, 1911 - Mar 1911
The Nest Egg
Play, Original
Written by Anne Caldwell
Nov 22, 1910 - Jan 1911
The Other Fellow
Play, Original, Farce
Oct 31, 1910 - Nov 1910
New York
Play, Original
Oct 17, 1910 - Oct 1910
My Man
Play, Original
Written by Forrest Halsey
Sep 27, 1910 - Oct 1910
Welcome to Our City
Play, Original
Written by George V. Hobart
Sep 12, 1910 - Sep 1910
The Lottery Man
Play, Original
Dec 06, 1909 - May 1910
His Name on the Door
Play, Original
Nov 22, 1909 - Dec 1909
Idols
Play, Original
Written by Roy Horniman
Nov 01, 1909 - Nov 1909
The Debtors
Play, Original
Written by Margaret Mayo
Oct 12, 1909 - Oct 1909
The Master Key
Play, Original
Written by Cosmo Hamilton
Oct 04, 1909 - Oct 1909
The Intruder
Play, Original
Sep 22, 1909 - Oct 1909
A Gentleman from Mississippi
Play, Original
Sep 29, 1908 - Sep 1909
All for a Girl
Play, Original
Written by Rupert Hughes
Aug 22, 1908 - Sep 1908
Papa Lebonnard
Play, Revival
Written by Jean Aicard
Apr 28, 1908 - May 1908
The Wolf
Play, Original
Written by Eugene Walter
Apr 18, 1908 - Closing date unknown
Bluffs
Play, Original, Farce
Written by Leo Ditrichstein
Mar 19, 1908 - Mar 1908
The Rector's Garden
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Byron Ongley
Mar 03, 1908 - Mar 1908
The Merchant of Venice
Play, Revival, Comedy
Feb 17, 1908 - Feb 1908
King Richard III
Play, Revival, History
Feb 17, 1908 - Feb 1908
The Comet
Play, Original
Written by Owen Johnson
Dec 30, 1907 - Feb 1908
A Doll's House
Play, Revival
Written by Henrik Ibsen
Nov 18, 1907 - Dec 1907
The Master Builder
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by Henrik Ibsen
Sep 23, 1907 - Nov 1907
Personal
Play, Original
Sep 03, 1907 - Oct 1907
Comtesse Coquette
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Roberto Bracco
Sep 02, 1907 - Sep 1907
The Shoo-Fly Regiment
Musical, Original, Comedy
Aug 06, 1907 - Aug 17, 1907
Comtesse Coquette
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Roberto Bracco
Apr 12, 1907 - Jun 15, 1907
Hedda Gabler
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by Henrik Ibsen
Mar 11, 1907 - Apr 1907
All-of-a-Sudden Peggy
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Ernest Denny
Feb 11, 1907 - Mar 1907
A Doll's House
Play, Revival
Written by Henrik Ibsen
Jan 18, 1907 - Feb 1907
The Mimic and the Maid
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by A. Baldwin Sloane; Book by Allen Lowe; Lyrics by Allen Lowe
Jan 11, 1907 - Jan 12, 1907
The Double Life
Play, Original, Drama
Dec 24, 1906 - Jan 1907
Mrs. Wilson, That's All
Play, Original, Comedy, Play with music
Written by George V. Hobart
Nov 05, 1906 - Dec 22, 1906
When We Were Twenty-one
Play, Revival
Written by Henry V. Esmond
Oct 18, 1906 - Nov 01, 1906
The Genius
Play, Original, Comedy, Farce
Oct 03, 1906 - Nov 1906
The Music Master
Play, Original, Comedy, Drama
Written by Charles Klein
Sep 01, 1906 - Sep 1906
The Music Master
Play, Original, Comedy, Drama
Written by Charles Klein
Sep 02, 1905 - Closing date unknown
The Music Master
Play, Original, Comedy, Drama
Written by Charles Klein
Jan 09, 1905 - Closing date unknown
Mrs. Black Is Back
Play, Original, Farce, Play with music
Written by George V. Hobart; Lyrics by Paul West
Nov 07, 1904 - Jan 07, 1905
A Fool and His Money
Play, Revival
Oct 26, 1904 - Nov 1904
Mr. Wix of Wickham
Musical, Original, Comedy
Sep 19, 1904 - Oct 22, 1904
What's the Matter with Susan?
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Leo Ditrichstein
Dec 01, 1903 - Dec 1903
Are You My Father?
Play, Original
Written by Ernest Lacy
Oct 08, 1903 - Oct 1903
The Mocking Bird
Musical, Original, Opera, Romantic Comedy
Music by A. Baldwin Sloane; Libretto by Sydney Rosenfeld
May 25, 1903 - Jun 08, 1903
Nancy Brown
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Henry K. Hadley; Book by Frederic Ranken; Lyrics by Frederic Ranken
Feb 16, 1903 - May 16, 1903
The Bird in the Cage
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Clyde Fitch
Jan 12, 1903 - Feb 1903
The Mocking Bird
Musical, Original, Opera, Romantic Comedy
Music by A. Baldwin Sloane; Libretto by Sydney Rosenfeld
Nov 10, 1902 - Jan 05, 1903
An American Invasion
Play, Original, Drama
Oct 20, 1902 - Nov 1902
Hearts Aflame
Play, Original, Drama
Sep 08, 1902 - Oct 1902
A Modern Magdalen
Play, Original, Drama
Mar 29, 1902 - May 1902
Lady Margaret
Play, Original, Comedy
Jan 27, 1902 - Feb 1902
The Widow Jones
Play, Revival
Written by John J. McNally
Dec 23, 1901 - Jan 25, 1902
The Auctioneer
Play, Original, Comedy
Sep 23, 1901 - Dec 1901
The Climbers
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Clyde Fitch
Jan 21, 1901 - Jun 1901
Madge Smith, Attorney
Play, Original, Comedy, Farce, Play with music
Dec 10, 1900 - Jan 12, 1901
The Belle of Bridgeport
Play, Original, Farce, Play with music
Written by Glen MacDonough
Oct 29, 1900 - Dec 08, 1900
Mistress Nell
Play, Original, Drama
Oct 09, 1900 - Closing date unknown
Cupid Outwits Adam
Play, Original, Farce
Sep 10, 1900 - Sep 1900
The Carpetbagger
Play, Original, Comedy
Apr 09, 1900 - Apr 1900
Aunt Hannah
Musical, Original, Farce
Feb 22, 1900 - Mar 10, 1900
Sister Mary
Play, Original, Comedy, Farce
Written by Glen MacDonough
Oct 27, 1899 - Jan 1900
In Paradise
Play, Original, Farce
Sep 04, 1899 - Nov 1899
Adonis
Musical, Revival, Burlesque
May 09, 1899 - May 20, 1899
The Purple Lady
Play, Original, Farce
Written by Sydney Rosenfeld
Apr 03, 1899 - Closing date unknown
Brown's in Town
Play, Original, Melodrama, Play with music
Written by Mark E. Swan
Feb 20, 1899 - Closing date unknown
The Tarrytown Widow
Play, Original, Farce
Written by Charles T. Dazey
May 09, 1898 - Closing date unknown
The Old Coat
Play, Original, Farce
Written by W. H. Allerdice
Apr 04, 1898 - Closing date unknown
What Happened to Jones
Play, Original, Farce
Nov 1897 - Closing date unknown
The Wrong Mr. Wright
Play, Original, Farce
Sep 06, 1897 - Closing date unknown
Courted Into Court
Play, Original, Comedy, Farce, Play with music
Dec 26, 1896 - Apr 1897
The Gay Mr. Lightfoot
Play, Original, Farce
Dec 16, 1896 - Closing date unknown
The Queen's Proctor
Play, Original
Written by Herman Merivale
Dec 07, 1896 - Closing date unknown
The Chili Widow
Play, Original, Melodrama
Nov 30, 1896 - Closing date unknown
My Friend from India
Play, Original, Farce
Written by H.A. Du Souchet
Oct 06, 1896 - Closing date unknown
The Widow Jones
Play, Original
Written by John J. McNally
Sep 16, 1895 - Closing date unknown
The Passport
Play, Original
May 13, 1895 - May 1895
A Run on the Bank
Play, Original
Jan 14, 1895 - Closing date unknown
Miss Dynamite
Play, Original, Farce
Written by Glen MacDonough
Nov 05, 1894 - Nov 19, 1894
Lem Kettle
Play, Original
Sep 24, 1894 - Oct 07, 1894
Charley's Uncle
Play, Original
Written by Ellie Norwood
May 07, 1894 - Closing date unknown
A Midnight Bell
Musical, Original, Comedy, Sketches
Written by Charles H. Hoyt
Mar 05, 1889 - Jul 01, 1889
The Pearl of Pekin
Musical, Revival, Comedy, Opera
Jan 07, 1889 - Closing date unknown
A Brass Monkey
Play, Original
Written by Charles H. Hoyt
Oct 15, 1888 - Closing date unknown
The Pearl of Pekin
Musical, Original, Comedy, Opera
Mar 19, 1888 - May 26, 1888
The Skating Rink
Musical, Original, Burlesque, Comedy, Farce
Feb 28, 1887 - Mar 23, 1887
Adonis
Musical, Original, Burlesque
Original Music by Edward E. Rice; Libretto by Edward E. Rice, William Gill
Sep 04, 1884 - Apr 17, 1886
The Mascot
Musical, Original, Opera
Libretto by Edmond Audran
May 05, 1881 - Closing date unknown