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Herald Square Theatre


1331 Broadway (29 W. 35th St.), New York, NY
Seats (approximate): 1150

Rose & Stone, architects. Decorated with the interior of Booth's Theatre, which was being taken apart. In 1894, leased by Charles Evans, who rebuilt it and renamed it the Herald Square. Damaged by fire in 1908 and rebuilt as a one-story structure. In 1911, it became the first New York theatre to be converted into a silent movie house. In 1915, it was razed to accomodate the expanding garment district.

Built: 1883    Closed: 1914    Demolished: 1915   

Theatre Names Named
Herald Square Theatre 1894     Opened September 17, 1894
New Park Theatre 1883     
ProductionsProduction Dates
Everywoman
Play, Original, Play with music
Feb 19, 1912 - Mar 23, 1912
The Million
Play, Original
Written by Leo Ditrichstein
Jan 08, 1912 - Feb 1912
Betsy
Musical, Original, Comedy
Dec 11, 1911 - Jan 06, 1912
The Wife Hunters
Musical, Original
Nov 02, 1911 - Dec 02, 1911
A Gentleman of Leisure
Play, Original, Comedy
Oct 16, 1911 - Closing date unknown
Miss Jack
Musical, Original, Comedy
Sep 04, 1911 - Sep 16, 1911
A Country Girl
Musical, Revival
May 29, 1911 - Jun 24, 1911
Everywoman
Play, Original, Play with music
Feb 27, 1911 - May 1911
The Balkan Princess
Musical, Original
Feb 09, 1911 - Feb 1911
The Paradise of Mahomet
Musical, Original, Opera
Jan 17, 1911 - Feb 04, 1911
The Girl and the Kaiser
Musical, Original, Operetta
Music by Georg Jarno; Libretto by Bernhard Buchbinder
Nov 22, 1910 - Jan 14, 1911
Tillie's Nightmare
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by A. Baldwin Sloane; Book by Edgar Smith; Lyrics by Edgar Smith
May 05, 1910 - Jul 09, 1910
The Yankee Girl
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Silvio Hein; Book by George V. Hobart; Lyrics by George V. Hobart
Feb 10, 1910 - Apr 30, 1910
Old Dutch
Musical, Original, Farce
Music by Victor Herbert; Book by Edgar Smith; Lyrics by George V. Hobart
Nov 22, 1909 - Feb 05, 1910
The Chocolate Soldier
Musical, Original, Opera
Oct 25, 1909 - Nov 20, 1909
The Rose of Algeria
Musical, Original
Music by Victor Herbert; Book by Glen MacDonough; Lyrics by Glen MacDonough
Sep 20, 1909 - Oct 23, 1909
A Broken Idol
Musical, Original, Farce
Book by Hal Stephens; Lyrics by Harry Williams
Aug 16, 1909 - Sep 18, 1909
The Beauty Spot
Musical, Original, Play
Apr 10, 1909 - Aug 07, 1909
The Return of Eve
Musical, Original, Extravaganza, Fantasy
Written by Lee Wilson Dodd
Mar 17, 1909 - Apr 1909
A Woman of Impulse
Play, Original
Mar 01, 1909 - Mar 1909
Three Twins
Musical, Original, Play
Music by Karl Hoschna; Book by Charles Dickson
Jun 15, 1908 - Dec 22, 1908
The Girl Behind the Counter
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Howard Talbot; Book by Arthur Anderson, Leedham Bantock; Freely adapted and reconstructed by Edgar Smith; Lyrics by Arthur Anderson
Oct 01, 1907 - Jun 06, 1908
Anna Karenina
Play, Original
Written by Edmond Giraud
Sep 02, 1907 - Closing date unknown
The Orchid
Musical, Original, Comedy
Apr 08, 1907 - Sep 1907
Widower's Houses
Play, Original
Mar 07, 1907 - Mar 1907
The Road to Yesterday
Play, Original, Comedy, Fantasy
Dec 31, 1906 - Closing date unknown
About Town
Musical, Original, Revue
Nov 15, 1906 - Dec 29, 1906
The Great Decide
Musical, Original, Burlesque
Nov 15, 1906 - Dec 29, 1906
About Town
Musical, Original, Revue
Aug 30, 1906 - Nov 10, 1906
George Washington, Jr.
Musical, Original
Music by George M. Cohan; Book by George M. Cohan; Lyrics by George M. Cohan
Feb 12, 1906 - Apr 21, 1906
Coming Thro' The Rye
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jan 09, 1906 - Feb 10, 1906
Carmen
Play, Revival
Written by Henry Hamilton
Dec 18, 1905 - Jan 1906
Sapho
Play, Revival, Drama
Written by Clyde Fitch
Dec 11, 1905 - Closing date unknown
The Labyrinth
Play, Original, Melodrama
Written by W.L. Courtney
Nov 27, 1905 - Dec 09, 1905
Fritz in Tammany Hall
Musical, Original
Music by Jean Schwartz; Book by John J. McNally; Lyrics by William Jerome
Oct 16, 1905 - Nov 18, 1905
The Rollicking Girl
Musical, Original, Comedy
May 01, 1905 - Oct 14, 1905
The Chosen People
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Eugene Chirikoff
Mar 23, 1905 - Mar 23, 1905
The Woman in the Case
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Clyde Fitch
Jan 31, 1905 - Apr 15, 1905
Woodland
Musical, Original, Fantasy
Music by Gustav Luders; Book by Frank S. Pixley; Lyrics by Frank S. Pixley
Dec 22, 1904 - Jan 28, 1905
Lew Dockstader's Minstrels
Musical, Original, Minstrel
Oct 31, 1904 - Nov 1904
The School Girl
Musical, Original
Oct 24, 1904 - Dec 10, 1904
The Spellbinder
Play, Original, Comedy
Sep 05, 1904 - Sep 1904
The Girl from Kay's
Musical, Original
Music by Ivan Caryll; Book by Owen Hall
Aug 18, 1904 - Sep 03, 1904
The Girl from Kay's
Musical, Original
Music by Ivan Caryll; Book by Owen Hall
Nov 02, 1903 - May 28, 1904
The Proud Prince
Play, Original, Drama
Oct 12, 1903 - Closing date unknown
Captain Dieppe
Play, Original
Sep 14, 1903 - Closing date unknown
The Knickerbocker Girl
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jun 15, 1903 - Jun 27, 1903
John Henry
Play, Original, Farce
May 25, 1903 - Jun 1903
Pretty Peggy
Play, Original, Drama
Mar 23, 1903 - May 1903
Mr. Pickwick
Musical, Original
Music by Manuel Klein; Book by Charles Klein; Lyrics by Grant Stewart
Jan 19, 1903 - Mar 21, 1903
Julius Caesar
Play, Revival, Tragedy
Dec 01, 1902 - Jan 1903
A Cigarette Maker's Romance
Play, Original, Drama
Nov 12, 1902 - Nov 1902
Rouget De L'Isle
Play, Original, One Act
Nov 12, 1902 - Nov 1902
The Children of Kings
Play, Original
Nov 03, 1902 - Nov 1902
The Only Way
Play, Revival, Drama, Romance
Written by Freeman Wills
Oct 20, 1902 - Nov 1902
The Emerald Isle
Musical, Original, Comedy, Opera
Sep 01, 1902 - Oct 18, 1902
The Defender
Musical, Original, Extravaganza
Music by Charles Dennee; Book by Allen Lowe; Lyrics by Allen Lowe
Jul 03, 1902 - Aug 23, 1902
Dolly Varden
Musical, Original, Comedy, Opera
Jan 27, 1902 - Jun 28, 1902
Beaucaire
Play, Original, Comedy
Dec 02, 1901 - Jan 1902
The New Yorkers
Musical, Original
Oct 07, 1901 - Nov 30, 1901
Tom Moore
Play, Original, Drama, Play with music, Romance
Written by Theodore Burt Sayre; Poems as lyrics by Thomas Moore
Aug 31, 1901 - Oct 05, 1901
The Brixton Burglary
Play, Original, Farce
May 20, 1901 - Jul 08, 1901
The Prima Donna
Musical, Original, Farce
Music by Aimee Lachaume; Book by Harry B. Smith; Lyrics by Harry B. Smith
Apr 17, 1901 - May 18, 1901
The Girl from Up There
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Gustav Kerker
Jan 07, 1901 - Mar 30, 1901
Cashel Byron
Play, Original
Dec 27, 1900 - Dec 27, 1900
Sold and Paid For
Play, Original
Written by John C. Dixon
Dec 07, 1900 - Dec 70, 1900
Arizona
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Augustus Thomas
Sep 10, 1900 - Jan 14, 1901
The Cadet Girl
Musical, Original, Comedy
Jul 25, 1900 - Sep 08, 1900
Quo Vadis
Play, Original
Apr 09, 1900 - May 1900
Little Nell and the Marchioness
Play, Original
Written by Harry P. Mawson
Mar 26, 1900 - Apr 1900
Madame Butterfly
Play, Original, Drama, One Act
Written by David Belasco
Mar 05, 1900 - Mar 1900
Naughty Anthony
Play, Original, Farce
Written by David Belasco
Jan 08, 1900 - Mar 1900
A Greek Slave
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Sidney Jones; Book by Owen Hall; Lyrics by Harry Greenbank, Adrian Ross
Nov 28, 1899 - Dec 23, 1899
Children of the Ghetto
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Israel Zangwill
Oct 16, 1899 - Dec 1899
The Only Way
Play, Original, Drama, Romance
Written by Freeman Wills
Sep 16, 1899 - Oct 14, 1899
An Arabian Girl and 40 Thieves
Musical, Original, Comedy
May 29, 1899 - May 27, 1899
That Man
Play, Original, Melodrama
Apr 16, 1899 - Closing date unknown
By the Sad Sea Waves
Musical, Original, Comedy, Vaudeville
Feb 28, 1899 - Apr 08, 1899
The Reverend Griffith Davenport
Play, Original, Drama
Written by James A. Herne
Jan 31, 1899 - Closing date unknown
The Little Host
Musical, Original, Comedy
Dec 26, 1898 - Jan 14, 1899
The Ragged Regiment
Play, Original, Drama
Jun 20, 1898 - Closing date unknown
The French Maid
Play, Original
Sep 1897 - Closing date unknown
The Girl From Paris
Musical, Original
Music by Ivan Caryll; Book by George Dance
Dec 1896 - Closing date unknown
A Parlor Match
Play, Revival, Farce, Play with music
Written by Charles H. Hoyt
Sep 21, 1896 - Closing date unknown
The Heart of Maryland
Play, Original, Drama
Written by David Belasco
Oct 22, 1895 - Closing date unknown
Pudd'n-head Wilson
Play, Original, Melodrama
Apr 15, 1895 - May 1895
Charlotte Corday
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Kyrle Bellew
Mar 25, 1895 - Closing date unknown
Rob Roy
Musical, Original, Comedy, Opera, Romance
Music by Reginald De Koven; Libretto by Harry B. Smith
Oct 29, 1894 - Mar 23, 1895
Napoleon Bonaparte
Play, Original
Written by Lorimer Stoddard
Oct 27, 1894 - Closing date unknown
Arms and the Man
Play, Original, Comedy
Sep 17, 1894 - Closing date unknown