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Third Avenue Theatre

Third Avenue and 31st Street, NY
Seats (approximate): 2000

Opened July 26, 1875, the Third Avenue Theatre served as a popular home for variety acts and other amusements. Known, in 1878, as Aberle’s American Theatre and later as The American Theatre, it returned to its original name in 1883. It was briefly known as R.H. Jacobs’ Third Avenue Theatre. In 1889, its Sunday night clientele were described as less fashionable than those at neighboring theaters. It was last used a film cinema under the ownership of Fred A. Keeney.

Built: 1875    

Theatre Names Named
Third Avenue Theatre      

Productions Production Dates
A Trip To Coontown
Musical, Revival, Comedy
Apr 04, 1898 - Apr 09, 1898