The Marquis Theatre, designed by John C. Portman, Jr., opened in the heart of Times Square in 1986. Its development forced the demolition of five theatre houses — the Astor, the original Helen Hayes, the Morosco, the Bijou, and the Gaiety — and faced protests and criticism. Nonetheless, the modern, high-tech theatre has become a Broadway favorite for musical productions.
It’s showtime, folks! The ghost-with-the-most makes his Broadway return in this edgy and irreverent musical comedy based on Tim Burton’s dearly beloved film.SYNOPSIS: Lydia Deetz is a strange and unusual teenager who is obsessed with the whole “being dead thing.” Lucky for Lydia, her new house is haunted by a recently deceased couple and a degenerate demon who happens to have a thing for stripes. When Lydia calls on this ghost-with-the-most to scare away her insufferable parents, Beetlejuice comes up with the perfect plan, which involves exorcism, arranged marriages and an adorable girl scout who gets scared out of her wits.
|Jul 9, 1986 -||The Nederlander Organization||Theatre Lessee|
|Jul 9, 1986 -||Times Square Hotel Company||Theatre Owner|