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Elysee Theatre


202 W. 58th St., New York, NY
Seats (approximate): 825

Harrison G. Wiseman, architect. John Golden built the theatre but lost it in 1933. John Cort assumed the lease in 1935, renaming it after himself, but only lasted a year. Later, it became a movie house, a TV studio, and a Christian Fundamentalist church. In 1985, it was demolished.

Built: 1926    Demolished: 1985   

Theatre Names Named
Elysee Theatre 1948     Foreign Films and Television
Cort's 58th Street Theatre 1946     
Rock Church 1943     
Concert Theatre 1942     
Fine Arts 1938     Foreign Films
Filmarte Theatre 1936     Foreign Films
Cort's 58th Street Theatre 1935     
John Golden Theatre 1926     Named for John Golden, Opened November 1, 1926
ProductionsProduction Dates
 
Concert Theatre
Of V We Sing
Musical, Original, Revue
Feb 11, 1942 - Apr 25, 1942
 
Cort's 58th Street Theatre
Searching for the Sun
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Dan Totheroh
Feb 19, 1936 - Feb 1936
This Our House
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Allan Fleming
Dec 10, 1935 - Dec 1935
Mother Sings
Play, Original
Nov 12, 1935 - Nov 1935
Few Are Chosen
Play, Original
Written by Nora Lawlor
Sep 17, 1935 - Sep 1935
 
John Golden Theatre
Riddle Me This
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Daniel N. Rubin
Feb 25, 1932 - May 1932
Ten Nights in a Barroom
Play, Original, Drama
Written by William W. Pratt
Jan 20, 1932 - Feb 1932
Savage Rhythm
Play, Original, Drama
Dec 31, 1931 - Jan 1932
Caught Wet
Play, Original
Written by Rachel Crothers
Nov 04, 1931 - Nov 1931
After Tomorrow
Play, Original, Drama
Aug 26, 1931 - Nov 1931
As Husbands Go
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Rachel Crothers
Mar 05, 1931 - Jul 1931
That's Gratitude
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Frank Craven
Sep 11, 1930 - Mar 1931
Ada Beats the Drum
Play, Original, Comedy
May 08, 1930 - Jun 1930
Those We Love
Play, Original, Drama
Feb 19, 1930 - Apr 1930
Salt Water
Play, Original, Comedy
Nov 26, 1929 - Feb 1930
Week-End
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Austin Parker
Oct 22, 1929 - Oct 1929
Strange Interlude
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Eugene O'Neill
Jan 30, 1928 - Feb 1929
Four Walls
Play, Original
Sep 19, 1927 - Jan 1928
The Silver Cord
Play, Original
Written by Sidney Howard
Dec 20, 1926 - Mar 1927
Ned McCobb's Daughter
Play, Original
Written by Sidney Howard
Nov 29, 1926 - Apr 1927
Two Girls Wanted
Play, Original, Comedy
Nov 01, 1926 - Jun 1927