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John Golden Theatre

John Golden Theatre
Theatre Masque (1927-1937)
Exterior of the John Golden Theatre
The John Golden Theatre, showing Avenue Q, 2006
Address 252 West 45th Street
New York City
United States
Owner The Shubert Organization
Type Broadway
Capacity 804
Production The Gin Game
Opened February 24, 1927
Architect Herbert J. Krapp

The John Golden Theatre is a Manhattan. Designed in a Moorish style along with the adjacent Royale Theatre by architect Herbert J. Krapp for Irwin Chanin, it opened as the Theatre Masque (also known as the Masque Theater) on February 24, 1927 with the play Puppets of Passion. Seventy-six years later it housed another production known for its puppets, the award-winning Avenue Q.

In 1937, A Chorus Line. It is also shown in the background during the opening scenes of All About Eve as the home of Margot Channing's Aged In Wood.

With a seating capacity of only 800, it is one of the smallest houses on Broadway.

Notable productions

External links

  • John Golden Theatre at Playbill
  • The Shubert Organization
  • New York Theatre Guide
  • Seating chart
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