Master architect Herbert J. Krapp designed the Jacobs (formerly the Royale) in the “modern Spanish style.” The theatre's interior features a groin-vaulted ceiling supported on either side by archways decorated with two murals titled "Lovers of Spain," by Willy Pogany. The interior color scheme is cardinal red, orange and gold. It seats 1,078 and opened in 1927. Show highlights include The Entertainer (1958), Night of the Iguana (1961), Lend Me a Tenor (1989), Art (1998) and Copenhagen (2000).
|Venue name:||Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre||Contact:|
242 W 45th St
|Cross street:||between Broadway and Eighth Ave|
|Transport:||Subway: A, C, E to 42nd St–Port Authority; N, Q, R, 1, 2, 3 to 42nd St–Times Sq|
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