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Tour of The Shubert Archive

  • Wednesday, July 31, 2024
  • 5:15 PM
  • Lyceum Theatre, 149 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036
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Interior view of the Shubert Archive Reading Room looking east. The room features wooden flooring, desks, and chairs with red upholstery. On the left, there are shelves filled with books and boxes. The room is decorated with framed portraits and statues, including a bust on the right side. A chandelier with multiple lights hangs from the ceiling, and large windows on the right.

Shubert Archive Reading Room Looking East | Mark E. Swartz, Ph.D., The Shubert Archive

Title: Tour of The Shubert Archive

Date & Time: Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at 5:15 PM  (Tour begins promptly at 5:30 PM)

Capacity: 20

Admission: Free! (A.R.T. Members Only)

Location: Lyceum Theatre, 149 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036

Join staff members Mark E. Swartz, Sylvia Wang, and Arielle Dorlester for a tour of The Shubert Archive, the repository for the records of The Shubert Organization.  The visit will include an introduction to the history of the Shuberts and a look at the Archive’s collections, which include costume and set designs, architectural plans, music, business records, correspondence, and press materials.  The Archive is located in the penthouse over the Lyceum Theatre, formerly the apartment of the theatre’s original owner/manager Daniel Frohman.

Important Note: Visitors need to climb a large flight of stairs to access the Archive. The space is not wheelchair accessible.

This is an in-person event limited to 20 A.R.T. Members. Registration is non-transferable. Please note that you MUST reserve a ticket in advance online in order to attend this event. 

In the occasion that the event is sold out, we highly recommend joining the waitlist. An ART staff member will reach out to you if a spot becomes available. Unless you've been given permission, please do not show up at the event without registering.


Established in 1976, The Shubert Archive is a project of The Shubert Foundation. Its mission is to preserve and make available to researchers the business and artistic records of the Shubert Brothers and The Shubert Organization. The collection comprises more than 6,900 linear feet of business, financial, and legal records, and correspondence. The Shuberts’ producing activities are represented by scripts, musical scores, set and costume designs, photographs, and recordings. ​


Please note that by registering and attending this event/webinar, you automatically grant your consent to be photographed and/ or video-recorded and to the release, publication, or reproduction of any and all recorded media of your appearance, voice, and name for any purpose whatsoever in perpetuity in connection with the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. and its initiatives, including, by way of example only, use on websites, in social media, news, newsletters, Metropolitan Archivist, and advertising.

Questions? communications@nycarchivists.org

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