Formerly the Virginia Theatre (and before that the Guild Theatre), this 1,228-seat space was renamed after the late, great African-American playwright in 2005. The current occupant is the long-running Jersey Boys, but in previous decades, the site was home to Eugene O’Neill’s mammoth Mourning Becomes Electra (1931), Clifford Odets’s Golden Boy (1952) and the musical City of Angeles (1989).
|Venue name:||August Wilson Theatre||Contact:|
245 W 52nd St
|Cross street:||between Broadway and Eighth Ave|
|Transport:||Subway: C, E to 50th St; N, Q, R, 4nd St S, 1, 2, 3, 7 to 42nd St–Times Sq; N, R to 49th St|
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A star is reborn in Jersey Boys when the puppyish John Lloyd Young takes vocal wing, channeling the legendary thrills and trills of Four Seasons frontman Frankie Valli. As Young's bright falsetto rings through the air, the August Wilson Theatre becomes...Musicals Until Sunday January 15 2017Read more