Opened in 1972 in concurrence with the larger Uris Theatre (now named the Gershwin), the Circle in the Square Theatre was built for the off-Broadway company of the same name. The theatre, designed by architect Allen Sayles, is distinctive in its thrust stage and its intimate capacity of 650 seats. Their 2005 production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee set a house record with 1,136 performances.
Grammy and Academy Award-winning rockstar Melissa Etheridge will debut her acclaimed theatrical event, Melissa Etheridge: My Window on Broadway in a limited nine-week residency at the Circle in the Square Theatre.SYNOPSIS:
Known for her confessional lyrics and raspy, smoky vocals, Melissa Etheridge has lit up airwaves and arenas across the world for more than two decades with instant classics like “I'm the Only One,” “Come to My Window,” “I Want to Come Over,” and more. Melissa Etheridge: My Window is an intimate experience like never before, inviting theatergoers into an exhilarating evening of storytelling and music. From tales of her childhood in Kansas to her groundbreaking career highlights – with all of life’s hits and deep cuts between – Etheridge opens her heart and soul on stage to fearlessly dazzle audiences of all generations.
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