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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Theater review by Adam Feldman Teenage girls rule in the tart but sweet new Broadway musical Mean Girls. But their system of high-school government is far from a democracy: It’s a reign of terror, angst and mall fashions, where popularity is arrogated...Musicals Until Monday December 31 2018