Inside the TheatreStep Inside Broadway’s Shubert TheatreInside the Theatre, the photo feature series that documents Broadway’s historic playhouses, continues with the Shubert Theatre.
Hannah Vine, Marc J. Franklin
October 18, 2017
Playbill’s photo series, Inside the Theatre, captures the dazzling architecture and unseen details of the world’s most famous theatres, taking you inside all 41 of Broadway's currently-operating houses.
Producing team Lee and J.J. Shubert opened the Shubert Theatre, named for their late brother Sam, in 1913. Its rear pathway, intended as a fire exit and private loading zone, became known as Shubert Alley, a legendary Broadway thoroughfare and gathering place. The Shubert made history from 1975 to 1990 with A Chorus Line, whose 6,137-performance run became the longest-running Broadway show of the time.