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City Center


131 W. 55th St., New York, NY
Seats (approximate): 2750

The former Mecca Temple had a brief tenure as a legit venue, but it is not technically a Broadway theatre. The only City Center shows that are included in IBDB were Tony-eligible shows.


Theatre Names Named
City Center      
ProductionsProduction Dates
The Music Man
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Jun 05, 1980 - Jun 22, 1980
Guys and Dolls
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Music by Frank Loesser; Based on a story and characters by Damon Runyon; Book by Abe Burrows, Jo Swerling; Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Apr 28, 1965 - May 09, 1965
West Side Story
Musical, Revival, Drama
Apr 08, 1964 - May 03, 1964
Pal Joey
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Music by Richard Rodgers; Book by John O'Hara; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
May 29, 1963 - Jun 09, 1963
Brigadoon
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Music by Frederick Loewe; Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Jan 30, 1963 - Feb 10, 1963
Saint Joan
Play, Revival, Drama
Music by John Lambert
Feb 20, 1962 - Mar 18, 1962
Romeo and Juliet
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Music by Nino Rota
Feb 13, 1962 - Mar 18, 1962
Macbeth
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Feb 06, 1962 - Mar 18, 1962
The Most Happy Fella
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Music by Frank Loesser; Libretto by Frank Loesser; Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Feb 10, 1959 - Feb 22, 1959
Carousel
Musical, Revival, Drama
Sep 11, 1957 - Sep 29, 1957
A Streetcar Named Desire
Play, Revival, Drama
Feb 15, 1956 - Feb 26, 1956
King Lear
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Musical score by Marc Blitzstein; Written by William Shakespeare
Jan 12, 1956 - Jan 29, 1956
Finian's Rainbow
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Music by Burton Lane; Book by E.Y. Harburg, Fred Saidy; Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
May 18, 1955 - May 29, 1955
South Pacific
Musical, Revival, Drama
May 04, 1955 - May 15, 1955
Guys and Dolls
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Music by Frank Loesser; Book by Abe Burrows, Jo Swerling; Lyrics by Frank Loesser
Apr 20, 1955 - May 31, 1955
The Wisteria Trees
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by Joshua Logan
Feb 02, 1955 - Feb 13, 1955
The Time of Your Life
Play, Revival, Comedy
Jan 19, 1955 - Jan 30, 1955
The Fourposter
Play, Revival, Comedy
Written by Jan De Hartog
Jan 05, 1955 - Jan 16, 1955
What Every Woman Knows
Play, Revival, Comedy
Dec 22, 1954 - Jan 02, 1955
Carousel
Musical, Revival, Drama
Jun 02, 1954 - Aug 08, 1954
Die Fledermaus
Musical, Revival, Opera
Book by Glenn Jordan; English Book and Lyrics By: Ruth Martin, Thomas Martin; Libretto by Richard Genee, Carl Haffner
May 19, 1954 - May 30, 1954
Show Boat
Musical, Revival, Drama
May 05, 1954 - May 16, 1954
Charley's Aunt
Play, Revival, Comedy, Farce
Written by Brandon Thomas
Dec 22, 1953 - Jan 04, 1954
Richard III
Play, Revival, History
Music by Alex North; Written by William Shakespeare
Dec 09, 1953 - Dec 20, 1953
The Shrike
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by Joseph Kramm
Nov 25, 1953 - Dec 06, 1953
Cyrano de Bergerac
Play, Revival, Comedy
Written by Edmond Rostand
Nov 11, 1953 - Nov 22, 1953
Oklahoma!
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Aug 31, 1953 - Oct 03, 1953
The Merchant of Venice
Play, Revival, Comedy
Mar 04, 1953 - Mar 15, 1953
Love's Labour's Lost
Play, Original, Comedy
Feb 04, 1953 - Feb 15, 1953
First Lady
Play, Revival, Comedy
May 28, 1952 - Closing date unknown
Tovarich
Play, Revival, Comedy, Play with music
Written by Jacques Deval
May 14, 1952 - May 25, 1952
The Male Animal
Play, Revival, Comedy
Apr 30, 1952 - Closing date unknown
The Wild Duck
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by Henrik Ibsen
Dec 26, 1951 - Jan 06, 1952
Idiot's Delight
Play, Revival, Comedy
May 23, 1951 - Closing date unknown
Dream Girl
Play, Revival, Comedy
Music by William Brooks; Written by Elmer Rice
May 09, 1951 - May 20, 1951
The Taming of the Shrew
Play, Revival, Comedy
Apr 25, 1951 - May 06, 1951
King Richard II
Play, Revival, History
Jan 24, 1951 - Feb 04, 1951
The Royal Family
Play, Revival, Comedy
Jan 10, 1951 - Jan 21, 1951
Captain Brassbound's Conversion
Play, Revival, Comedy
Dec 27, 1950 - Jan 07, 1951
The Madwoman of Chaillot
Play, Revival, Comedy
Written by Jean Giraudoux
Jun 13, 1950 - Jun 25, 1950
A Streetcar Named Desire
Play, Revival, Drama
May 23, 1950 - Closing date unknown
Brigadoon
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Music by Frederick Loewe; Written by Alan Jay Lerner; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
May 02, 1950 - May 21, 1950
The Heiress
Play, Revival, Drama
Feb 08, 1950 - Feb 19, 1950
The Corn Is Green
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by Emlyn Williams
Jan 11, 1950 - Jan 22, 1950
She Stoops to Conquer
Play, Revival, Comedy
Written by Oliver Goldsmith
Dec 28, 1949 - Jan 08, 1950
Man and Superman
Play, Revival, Comedy
May 16, 1949 - Jun 04, 1949
Medea
Play, Revival, Drama, Tragedy
Written by Euripides
May 02, 1949 - May 21, 1949
The Medium
Musical, Revival, Tragedy
Dec 07, 1948 - Jan 09, 1949
The Telephone
Musical, Revival
Dec 07, 1948 - Jan 09, 1949
Show Boat
Musical, Revival, Drama
Sep 07, 1948 - Sep 19, 1948
The Insect Comedy
Play, Original, Comedy
Jun 03, 1948 - Jun 12, 1948
S. S. Glencairn
Play, Revival
Written by Eugene O'Neill
May 20, 1948 - May 30, 1948
The Alchemist
Play, Revival
Music by Deems Taylor; Written by Ben Jonson
May 06, 1948 - May 16, 1948
Angel Street
Play, Revival, Thriller
Written by Patrick Hamilton
Jan 22, 1948 - Feb 01, 1948
Volpone
Play, Revival, Comedy
Written by Ben Jonson
Jan 08, 1948 - Jan 18, 1948
Up in Central Park
Musical, Revival, Comedy
May 19, 1947 - May 31, 1947
Andrea Chenier
Special, Original, Opera
Music by Umberto Giordano; Libretto by Luigia Mica
Apr 09, 1947 - Apr 09, 1947
Bloomer Girl
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Music by Harold Arlen; Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
Jan 06, 1947 - Feb 15, 1947
Ariadne Auf Naxos
Special, Original, Opera
Oct 10, 1946 - Closing date unknown
Hamlet
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Jun 03, 1946 - Jun 15, 1946
Madame Butterfly
Special, Revival, Opera
May 15, 1946 - May 30, 1946
The Pirates of Penzance
Musical, Revival, Comedy, Operetta
Libretto by W. S. Gilbert
May 12, 1946 - May 31, 1946
Rigoletto
Special, Revival, Opera
May 09, 1946 - May 26, 1946
Carmen Jones
Musical, Revival
Music by Georges Bizet; Libretto by Oscar Hammerstein II
Apr 07, 1946 - May 04, 1946
The Desert Song
Musical, Revival, Operetta
Jan 08, 1946 - Feb 16, 1946
Little Women
Play, Revival, Drama
Dec 23, 1945 - Jan 05, 1946
The Tempest
Play, Revival, Comedy
Music by David Diamond; Written by William Shakespeare
Nov 12, 1945 - Dec 01, 1945
Flying Dutchman
Special, Original, Opera
Music by Richard Wagner; Libretto by Richard Wagner
Oct 10, 1945 - Oct 27, 1945
The Gypsy Baron
Special, Revival, Opera
Oct 06, 1945 - Nov 10, 1945
Faust
Special, Revival, Opera
Music by Charles Gounod; Libretto by Michel Carré, L Barbier
Oct 05, 1945 - Nov 11, 1945
The Bartered Bride
Special, Original, Opera
Music by Bedrich Smetana; English Version By: Joan Cross, Eric Crozier
Oct 03, 1945 - May 24, 1946
La Traviata
Special, Revival, Opera
Sep 30, 1945 - Nov 29, 1945
Carmen
Special, Revival, Opera
Sep 30, 1945 - Jun 01, 1946
La Bohème
Musical, Revival, Drama, Opera, Tragedy
Sep 29, 1945 - May 26, 1946
Cavalleria Rusticana
Special, Revival, Melodrama, Opera
Sep 28, 1945 - Oct 21, 1945
Pagliacci
Special, Revival, Opera
Sep 28, 1945 - Oct 21, 1945
La Tosca
Special, Revival, Opera
Sep 27, 1945 - Nov 04, 1945
Othello
Play, Revival, Drama, Tragedy
Music by Tom Bennett; Written by William Shakespeare
May 22, 1945 - Jun 10, 1945
Carmen Jones
Musical, Revival
Music by Georges Bizet
May 02, 1945 - Closing date unknown
You Can't Take It With You
Play, Revival, Comedy, Farce
Mar 26, 1945 - Apr 07, 1945
La Vie Parisienne
Musical, Revival, Comedy, Opera
Music by Jacques Offenbach; Musical Version By: Antal Dorati; Lyrics by Felix Brentano, Louis Verneuil; Musical Version By: Marian Farquhar
Jan 12, 1945 - Closing date unknown
The Cherry Orchard
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by Anton Chekov
Jan 01, 1945 - Jan 06, 1945
Little Women
Play, Revival, Drama
Dec 12, 1944 - Dec 30, 1944
La Tosca
Special, Revival, Opera
Nov 15, 1944 - Nov 26, 1944
The Gypsy Baron
Special, Original, Opera
Nov 14, 1944 - Dec 03, 1944
La Traviata
Special, Revival, Opera
Nov 12, 1944 - Nov 25, 1944
Cavalleria Rusticana
Special, Revival, Melodrama, Opera
Nov 11, 1944 - Nov 25, 1944
Pagliacci
Special, Revival, Opera
Nov 11, 1944 - Nov 25, 1944
La Bohème
Musical, Revival, Drama, Opera, Tragedy
Nov 10, 1944 - Nov 24, 1944
Manon Lescaut
Play, Revival, Drama
Nov 09, 1944 - Nov 16, 1944
The Merry Widow
Musical, Revival, Operetta
Music by Franz Lehar, Robert Stoltz; Lyrics by Adrian Ross; Special Lyrics by: Edward Gilbert
Oct 07, 1944 - Nov 04, 1944
Harriet
Play, Revival
Sep 27, 1944 - Oct 05, 1944
The New Moon
Musical, Original, Romantic Comedy
May 17, 1944 - Closing date unknown
La Traviata
Special, Revival, Opera
May 08, 1944 - May 13, 1944
Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo
Special, Revival, Ballet, Dance
Apr 09, 1944 - Apr 30, 1944
Martha
Musical, Original, Opera
Feb 22, 1944 - May 13, 1944
Porgy and Bess
Musical, Revival, Opera
Feb 07, 1944 - Apr 08, 1944
The American Ballad Singers
Special, Original
Feb 06, 1944 - Feb 06, 1944
Our Town
Play, Revival, Drama
Jan 10, 1944 - Jan 29, 1944
Paul Draper and Larry Adler
Special, Original, Revue
Dec 31, 1943 - Feb 05, 1944
The Patriots
Play, Original
Dec 20, 1943 - Dec 25, 1943
Susan and God
Play, Original, Comedy
Dec 13, 1943 - Dec 18, 1943