Lyceum Theatre

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The Lyceum Theater is one of the oldest Broadway theaters, dating back to 1903. The historic building at 149 West 45th Street has a beautiful Beaux Arts style facade, which is designated a New York City Landmark. The majestic theater boasts a colonnade with three arched windows and elegant detailing reminiscent of Roman art. Inside the Lyceum, the lobby features a vaulted domed ceiling, murals, and an auditorium with a Beaux-Arts-style proscenium arch, carved ornament, and a detailed ceiling.

Throughout its long history, the Lyceum has hosted many legendary actors and actresses, including Bette Davis, Judy Holliday, Joseph Cotton, John Garfield, Montgomery Clift, Ruth Gordon, Lauren Bacall, Angela Lansbury, Billy Dee Williams, Helen Hayes, Rosemary Harris, and Whoopi Goldberg. The Lyceum seats 922 people across three levels.

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