Coronet Theatre (1945) New York, NY | Playbill


The Coronet opened, as the Forrest Theatre, in 1925. Named for Edwin Forrest, one of America’s first great classical actors, the theatre was produced by the Shuberts and designed by Herbert J. Krapp. Under new management, the venue became the Coronet Theatre in 1945. In 1959, it was renamed in honor of playwright Eugene O’Neill, who died six years prior.

  • Built: 1925
  • Number of Seats: 1047
  • Longest Running Show: The Book of Mormon
  • Performances: 4,543

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