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Lunt-Fontanne Theatre


205 W. 46th St., New York, NY
Seats (approximate): 1519

Carrere & Hastings, architect. Producer Charles Dillingham built the theatre in 1910 and lost it in 1931. It became a movie house and was bought by the Brandt chain in 1936. City Playhouses Inc. bought it in 1957. It was extensively renovated and reopened as the Lunt-Fontanne in 1958. The Nederlander Organization bought it in 1973.

To learn more about the history of the Lunt-FontanneTheatre, visit the Nederlander Organization's website and Spotlight on Broadway's video on the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

Built: 1910   

Theatre Names Named
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre 1957     the acting team. Opened May 5, 1958
Globe Theatre 1910     Opened January 10, 1910
ProductionsProduction Dates
Finding Neverland
Musical, Original
Apr 15, 2015 -  
Motown The Musical
Musical, Original, Drama
Apr 14, 2013 - Jan 18, 2015
A Christmas Story The Musical
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 19, 2012 - Dec 30, 2012
Ghost The Musical
Musical, Original
Apr 23, 2012 - Aug 18, 2012
The Addams Family
Musical, Original
Apr 08, 2010 - Dec 31, 2011
The Little Mermaid
Musical, Original, Fantasy
Music by Alan Menken; Book by Doug Wright; Lyrics by Howard Ashman, Glenn Slater
Jan 10, 2008 - Aug 30, 2009
Beauty and the Beast
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Alan Menken; Book by Linda Woolverton; Lyrics by Howard Ashman, Tim Rice
Nov 11, 1999 - Jul 29, 2007
Titanic
Musical, Original
Music by Maury Yeston; Story and book by Peter Stone; Lyrics by Maury Yeston
Apr 23, 1997 - Mar 21, 1999
Into the Whirlwind
Special, Original
Written by Euginia Ginzburg
Nov 15, 1996 - Nov 16, 1996
The Three Sisters
Special, Revival, Drama
Written by Anton Chekhov
Nov 07, 1996 - Nov 13, 1996
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Play, Revival, Comedy
Mar 31, 1996 - May 26, 1996
Hello, Dolly!
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Music by Jerry Herman; Book by Michael Stewart; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Oct 19, 1995 - Jan 28, 1996
Comedy Tonight
Special, Original, Variety, Comedy
Dec 18, 1994 - Dec 25, 1994
The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public
Musical, Original
Music by Carol Hall; Book by Larry L. King, Peter Masterson; Lyrics by Carol Hall
May 10, 1994 - May 22, 1994
Ain't Broadway Grand
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Mitch Leigh; Book by Lee Adams, Thomas Meehan; Lyrics by Lee Adams
Apr 18, 1993 - May 09, 1993
Catskills on Broadway
Musical, Original, Revue, Comedy, Stand-up
Dec 05, 1991 - Jan 03, 1993
Oh, Kay!
Musical, Revival, All Black Cast
Apr 14, 1991 - Apr 14, 1991
Peter Pan
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh
Dec 13, 1990 - Jan 20, 1991
An Evening with Harry Connick Jr. and His Orchestra
Special, Original, Concert
Nov 23, 1990 - Dec 08, 1990
3 Penny Opera
Musical, Revival, Drama
Music by Kurt Weill; Written by Bertolt Brecht; Lyrics by Bertolt Brecht
Nov 05, 1989 - Dec 31, 1989
Freddie Jackson: Up Close & Personal
Special, Original
Sep 12, 1989 - Sep 17, 1989
Joan Jett and the Black Hearts on Broadway
Special, Original, Concert
Mar 01, 1989 - Mar 05, 1989
The Gospel at Colonus
Musical, Original
Music by Bob Telson; Book by Lee Breuer; Lyrics by Lee Breuer
Mar 24, 1988 - May 15, 1988
Jerry Garcia Acoustic & Electric
Special, Original, Concert
Oct 15, 1987 - Oct 31, 1987
Smile
Musical, Original
Music by Marvin Hamlisch; Book by Howard Ashman; Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Nov 24, 1986 - Jan 03, 1987
Uptown...It's Hot!
Musical, Original, Revue
Jan 29, 1986 - Feb 16, 1986
The Iceman Cometh
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by Eugene O'Neill
Sep 29, 1985 - Dec 01, 1985
Doug Henning & His World of Magic
Special, Original, Magic
Dec 11, 1984 - Jan 27, 1985
The Wiz
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Music by Charlie Smalls; Book by William F. Brown; Lyrics by Charlie Smalls
May 24, 1984 - Jun 03, 1984
Peg
Special, Original
New music by Paul Horner; Book by Peggy Lee
Dec 14, 1983 - Dec 17, 1983
The Corn Is Green
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by Emlyn Williams
Aug 22, 1983 - Sep 18, 1983
Private Lives
Play, Revival, Comedy, Romantic Comedy
Written by Noël Coward
May 08, 1983 - Jul 17, 1983
Aznavour
Special, Original, Solo, Concert
Mar 14, 1983 - Mar 26, 1983
Sophisticated Ladies
Musical, Original, Revue
Mar 01, 1981 - Jan 02, 1983
Peter Pan
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Music by Mark Charlap; Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh
Sep 06, 1979 - Jan 04, 1981
Beatlemania
Musical, Original, Revue
Editorial Content by Bob Gill, Robert Rabinowitz, Lynda Obst
Mar 01, 1979 - Aug 03, 1979
A Broadway Musical
Musical, Original
Music by Charles Strouse; Book by William F. Brown; Lyrics by Lee Adams
Dec 21, 1978 - Dec 21, 1978
Hello, Dolly!
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Music by Jerry Herman; Book by Michael Stewart; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Mar 05, 1978 - Jul 09, 1978
Paul Robeson
Play, Original, Solo, Play with music
Jan 19, 1978 - Feb 26, 1978
Primitive Mysteries
Special, Original, Dance
Music by Louis Horst
May 16, 1977 - Closing date unknown
My Fair Lady
Musical, Revival, Comedy, Romantic Comedy
Music by Frederick Loewe; Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Dec 09, 1976 - Feb 20, 1977
Rex
Musical, Original
Music by Richard Rodgers; Book by Sherman Yellen; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Apr 25, 1976 - Jun 05, 1976
Raisin
Musical, Original
Jan 13, 1975 - Dec 07, 1975
Who's Who in Hell
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Peter Ustinov
Dec 09, 1974 - Dec 14, 1974
Good Evening
Play, Original, Revue
Oct 07, 1974 - Nov 30, 1974
The Sunshine Boys
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Neil Simon
Feb 11, 1974 - Apr 21, 1974
The Pajama Game
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Dec 09, 1973 - Feb 03, 1974
6 Rms Riv Vu
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Bob Randall
Jan 30, 1973 - May 19, 1973
Ambassador
Musical, Original
Nov 19, 1972 - Nov 25, 1972
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Musical, Revival, Comedy, Farce
Mar 30, 1972 - Aug 12, 1972
To Live Another Summer, To Pass Another Winter
Musical, Original, Revue
Music by Dov Seltzer; Book by Hayim Hefer; Lyrics by Naomi Shemer, Hayim Hefer
Jan 10, 1972 - Mar 19, 1972
The Rothschilds
Musical, Original
Music by Jerry Bock; Book by Sherman Yellen; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Oct 19, 1970 - Jan 01, 1972
Look to the Lilies
Musical, Original
Music by Jule Styne; Book by Leonard Spigelgass; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Mar 29, 1970 - Apr 19, 1970
La Strada
Musical, Original
Music by Lionel Bart; Book by Charles K. Peck, Jr.; Lyrics by Lionel Bart
Dec 14, 1969 - Dec 14, 1969
The New Music Hall of Israel
Special, Original, Vaudeville
Oct 02, 1969 - Nov 29, 1969
Hamlet
Play, Revival, Tragedy
May 01, 1969 - Jun 14, 1969
Come Summer
Musical, Original
Music by David Baker; Book by Will Holt; Lyrics by Will Holt
Mar 18, 1969 - Mar 22, 1969
The Shock of Recognition
Play, Original, One Act
Written by Robert Anderson
Dec 02, 1968 - Jan 04, 1969
The Footsteps of Doves
Play, Original, One Act
Written by Robert Anderson
Dec 02, 1968 - Jan 04, 1969
I'll Be Home For Christmas
Play, Original, One Act
Written by Robert Anderson
Dec 02, 1968 - Jan 04, 1969
I'm Herbert
Play, Original, One Act
Written by Robert Anderson
Dec 02, 1968 - Jan 04, 1969
Her First Roman
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Ervin M. Drake; Book by Ervin M. Drake; Lyrics by Ervin M. Drake
Oct 20, 1968 - Nov 02, 1968
How Now, Dow Jones
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Elmer Bernstein; Book by Max Shulman; Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh
Dec 07, 1967 - Jun 15, 1968
Marlene Dietrich
Special, Original, Concert
Oct 09, 1967 - Nov 18, 1967
Walking Happy
Musical, Original
Nov 26, 1966 - Apr 16, 1967
Skyscraper
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by James Van Heusen; Book by Peter Stone; Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Nov 13, 1965 - Jun 11, 1966
Bajour
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Walter Marks; Book by Ernest Kinoy; Lyrics by Walter Marks
May 10, 1965 - Jun 12, 1965
Ben Franklin in Paris
Musical, Original
Oct 27, 1964 - May 01, 1965
Wiener Blut
Musical, Revival, Operetta
Written by Leo Stein, Victor Leon; Lyrics by Leo Stein, Victor Leon
Sep 11, 1964 - Oct 03, 1964
Hamlet
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Apr 09, 1964 - Aug 08, 1964
Luther
Play, Original
"De Profundis" composed by Max Walmer; Written by John Osborne
Jan 13, 1964 - Mar 28, 1964
Arturo Ui
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Bertolt Brecht
Nov 11, 1963 - Nov 16, 1963
Martha Graham
Special, Original, Dance
Oct 13, 1963 - Oct 27, 1963
Little Me
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Cy Coleman; Book by Neil Simon; Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh
Nov 17, 1962 - Jun 29, 1963
The Sound of Music
Musical, Original, Drama
Nov 16, 1959 - Nov 03, 1962
Much Ado About Nothing
Play, Revival, Comedy
Sep 17, 1959 - Nov 07, 1959
Les Ballets Africains
Special, Original, Dance, Ballet
Mar 02, 1959 - Mar 28, 1959
Goldilocks
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 11, 1958 - Feb 28, 1959
The Visit
Play, Original, Drama
May 05, 1958 - Jul 05, 1958
Globe Theatre
The Cat and the Fiddle
Musical, Original, Romantic Comedy
Oct 15, 1931 - May 1931
Three Cheers
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 15, 1928 - Apr 13, 1929
She's My Baby
Musical, Original, Comedy, Farce
Music by Richard Rodgers; Book by Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby; Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Jan 03, 1928 - Mar 03, 1928
Criss Cross
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 12, 1926 - Apr 09, 1927
No Foolin'
Musical, Original, Revue
Jun 24, 1926 - Sep 25, 1926
No, No, Nanette
Musical, Original, Comedy
Sep 16, 1925 - Jun 19, 1926
Aren't We All?
Play, Original, Romantic Comedy
Apr 13, 1925 - Apr 1925
The Little Minister
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by James M. Barrie
Mar 23, 1925 - Apr 1925
The Grab Bag
Musical, Original, Revue
Music by Ed Wynn; Book by Ed Wynn; Lyrics by Ed Wynn
Oct 06, 1924 - Mar 14, 1925
Stepping Stones
Musical, Original, Comedy, Fantasy
Sep 01, 1924 - Oct 04, 1924
Keep Kool
Musical, Original, Revue, Comedy
Music by Jack Frost; Book by Paul Gerard Smith; Lyrics by Paul Gerard Smith
Jul 07, 1924 - Aug 31, 1924
Stepping Stones
Musical, Original, Comedy, Fantasy
Nov 06, 1923 - May 31, 1924
George White's Scandals [1923]
Musical, Original, Revue
Jun 18, 1923 - Nov 04, 1923
Jack and Jill
Musical, Original, Comedy
Mar 22, 1923 - Jun 09, 1923
Lady Butterfly
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Werner Janssen; Book by Clifford Grey; Lyrics by Clifford Grey
Jan 22, 1923 - Closing date unknown
The Bunch and Judy
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Jerome Kern; Book by Anne Caldwell, Hugh Ford; Lyrics by Anne Caldwell
Nov 28, 1922 - Jan 20, 1923
Molly Darling
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 13, 1922 - Nov 25, 1922
George White's Scandals [1922]
Musical, Original, Revue
Aug 28, 1922 - Nov 11, 1922
Good Morning Dearie
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Jerome Kern; Book by Anne Caldwell; Lyrics by Anne Caldwell
Nov 01, 1921 - Aug 26, 1922
The Love Letter
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Victor Jacobi; Book by William Le Baron; Lyrics by William Le Baron
Oct 04, 1921 - Oct 29, 1921
Ziegfeld Follies of 1921
Musical, Original, Revue
Jun 21, 1921 - Oct 01, 1921
Sun-kist
Musical, Original, Revue
Music by Fanchon & Marco; Book by Fanchon & Marco; Lyrics by Fanchon & Marco
May 23, 1921 - Jun 1921
Tip Top
Musical, Original, Extravaganza
Oct 05, 1920 - May 07, 1921
George White's Scandals [1920]
Musical, Original, Revue
Jun 07, 1920 - Oct 02, 1920
The Girl from Home
Musical, Original, Farce
Music by Silvio Hein; Book by Frank Craven; Lyrics by Frank Craven
May 03, 1920 - May 22, 1920
Apple Blossoms
Musical, Original, Operetta
Oct 07, 1919 - Apr 24, 1920
She's a Good Fellow
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Jerome Kern; Book by Anne Caldwell; Lyrics by Anne Caldwell
May 05, 1919 - Aug 16, 1919
The Honor of the Family
Play, Revival, Melodrama
Mar 17, 1919 - May 1919
The Canary
Musical, Original, Comedy
Nov 04, 1918 - Mar 15, 1919
Ziegfeld Follies of 1918
Musical, Original, Revue
Oct 07, 1918 - Closing date unknown
Penrod
Play, Original
Sep 02, 1918 - Closing date unknown
Hitchy-Koo [1918]
Musical, Original, Revue
Jun 06, 1918 - Aug 03, 1918
Jack O'Lantern
Musical, Original, Extravaganza
Oct 16, 1917 - Jun 01, 1918
Out There
Play, Original
Mar 27, 1917 - Jun 1917
The Harp of Life
Play, Original
Nov 27, 1916 - Mar 1917
Betty
Musical, Original
Oct 03, 1916 - Nov 25, 1916
The Amber Empress
Musical, Original, Comedy, Opera
Music by Zoel Parenteau; Book by Marc Connelly; Lyrics by Marc Connelly
Sep 19, 1916 - Sep 30, 1916
Fast and Grow Fat
Play, Original
Sep 01, 1916 - Sep 1916
Stop! Look! Listen!
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Irving Berlin; Book by Harry B. Smith; Lyrics by Irving Berlin
Dec 25, 1915 - Mar 25, 1916
Chin Chin
Musical, Original, Fantasy
Oct 20, 1914 - Jul 03, 1915
The Queen of the Movies
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Jean Gilbert; Book by Glen MacDonough; Lyrics by Edward A. Paulton
Jan 12, 1914 - Apr 11, 1914
The Madcap Duchess
Musical, Original, Comedy, Opera
Nov 11, 1913 - Jan 10, 1914
The Censor and the Dramatists
Play, Original
Written by James M. Barrie
Oct 14, 1913 - Nov 1913
The Doll Girl
Musical, Original
Music by Leo Fall; Book by Harry B. Smith; Lyrics by Harry B. Smith
Aug 25, 1913 - Nov 08, 1913
Mlle. Modiste
Musical, Revival, Comedy, Opera
Music by Victor Herbert; Book by Henry Blossom; Lyrics by Henry Blossom
May 26, 1913 - Jun 14, 1913
The Lady of the Slipper
Musical, Original, Fantasy
Oct 28, 1912 - May 17, 1913
The Charity Girl
Musical, Original
Music by Victor Holländer; Book by Edward Peple; Lyrics by Edward Peple
Oct 02, 1912 - Oct 19, 1912
The Rose Maid
Musical, Original, Operetta
Music by Bruno Granichstaedten; Book by Harry B. Smith; From the Viennese original "Bub Oder Madel" by Felix Dormann, Adolf Altmann; Lyrics by Robert B. Smith
Apr 22, 1912 - Sep 21, 1912
Over the River
Musical, Original, Extravaganza, Farce
Jan 08, 1912 - Apr 20, 1912
The Three Romeos
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Raymond Hubbell; Book by R.H. Burnside; Lyrics by R.H. Burnside
Nov 13, 1911 - Dec 30, 1911
Gypsy Love
Musical, Original, Opera, Romance
Oct 17, 1911 - Nov 11, 1911
A Gentleman of Leisure
Play, Original, Comedy
Sep 13, 1911 - Closing date unknown
The Red Rose
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jun 22, 1911 - Aug 26, 1911
La Dame aux Camelias
Play, Revival
Jun 19, 1911 - Jun 19, 1911
Jean Marie
Play, Original
Jun 19, 1911 - Jun 19, 1911
Sister Beatrice
Play, Revival
Jun 19, 1911 - Jun 19, 1911
L'Aiglon
Play, Revival
Written by Edmond Rostand
Jun 19, 1911 - Jun 19, 1911
La Femme X
Play, Revival
Written by Alexandre Bisson
Jun 19, 1911 - Jun 19, 1911
Little Miss Fix-It
Musical, Original
Apr 03, 1911 - May 20, 1911
The Slim Princess
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Leslie Stuart; Book by Henry Blossom; Lyrics by Henry Blossom
Jan 02, 1911 - Apr 01, 1911
L'Aiglon
Play, Revival
Written by Edmond Rostand
Dec 05, 1910 - Closing date unknown
Le Proces de Jeanne d'Arc
Play, Original
Written by Emile Moreau
Dec 05, 1910 - Closing date unknown
La Dame aux Camelias
Play, Revival
Dec 05, 1910 - Closing date unknown
La Sorciere
Play, Original
Written by Victorien Sardou
Dec 05, 1910 - Closing date unknown
Les Bouffons
Play, Original
Written by Miguel Zamacois
Dec 05, 1910 - Closing date unknown
La Femme X
Play, Original
Written by Alexandre Bisson
Dec 05, 1910 - Closing date unknown
La Tosca
Play, Revival
Written by Victorien Sardou
Dec 05, 1910 - Closing date unknown
La Beffa
Play, Original
Written by Sem Benelli
Dec 05, 1910 - Closing date unknown
Sapho
Play, Revival
Written by Alphonse Daudet
Dec 05, 1910 - Closing date unknown
Phèdre
Play, Original
Written by Jean Racine
Dec 05, 1910 - Closing date unknown
Judas
Play, Original
Written by John De Kay
Dec 05, 1910 - Closing date unknown
La Samaritaine
Play, Original
Written by Edmond Rostand
Dec 05, 1910 - Closing date unknown
The Bachelor Belles
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Raymond Hubbell; Book by Harry B. Smith; Lyrics by Harry B. Smith
Nov 07, 1910 - Dec 03, 1910
The Girl in the Train
Musical, Original, Operetta
Music by Leo Fall; Book by Harry B. Smith; Lyrics by Harry B. Smith
Oct 03, 1910 - Nov 05, 1910
The Echo
Musical, Original
Aug 17, 1910 - Oct 01, 1910
The Old Town
Musical, Original
Music by Gustav Luders; Book by George Ade; Lyrics by George Ade
Jan 10, 1910 - Jun 04, 1910