Shubert Alley Tourist Attraction

Shubert Alley

The Shubert Alley in New York is a narrow pedestrian walkway with a length of 300 feet. It is located in the heart of the Broadway theatre district, between the 44th and 45th streets.

Every year, on the 25th of September, the Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction is organized in the Shubert Alley. People can buy different stuff related to the industry of musicals in New York there: autographs, old photographs, postcards, souvenirs, posters, tickets and lots of other cute stuff. The main treasure of the fair is the society of the ones obsessed with theater, where you can ask different questions: from the repertoire of musicals in the 50s to the reasons for the closure of the musical “Cats”.

There is the Shubert Theatre located in the Shubert Alley. It was named after one of the brothers Schubert, Sam Schubert. The theater was opened on the 21st of October 1913 by the play by George Bernard Shaw "Caesar and Cleopatra".

The longest play of the theater was the musical "A Chorus line". Its rollout lasted from 1975 to 1990. There were 6137 performances. At this point, the musical became the longest in Broadway history. After "Corus line" the theatre has hosted musicals "Chicago", "Gypsy", “Spamalot”, "Matilda" and others. In the spring of 2017 the premiere of the musical "Anastasia" is welcomed.

Contacts

Address:
Shubert Alley, New York
Coordinates:
40° 45′ 29.23″ N, 73° 59′ 13″ W

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