When the Shubert brothers opened it for business in 1911, the Winter Garden was heralded as a music hall "devoted to novel, international, spectacular and musical entertainments." Its current longtime occupant, Mamma Mia!, certainly fits the bill. Before that, from 1982 to 2000, Cats prowled the halls. The 1,498-seat space—with one of the largest Broadway stages and a relatively low proscenium arch—will probably have audiences shaking their booties to "Dancing Queen" for a good 10 or 15 years to come.
|Venue name:||Winter Garden Theatre|
|Cross street:||between 50th and 51st Sts|
|Transport:||Subway: C, E to 50th St; N, Q, R to 49th St; 1 to 50th St|