Nora Bayes Theatre216 W. 44th St., New York, NY
ABOUT THIS THEATRE
Previously known as
Lew Fields' 44th Street Roof Garden
William A. Swasey, architect. The roof garden of Weber & Fields' Music Hall changed its name nine times in twenty-four years. During the 1930s, presented Federal Theatre Project shows, as well as marionette, amateur theatre, and dance companies. Purchased in 1940 by the New York Times company, rendering it mostly dark in the early 1940s. In 1945, it was demolished to accomodate New York Times' expansion.