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Author: John W. Frick
ISBN13: 978-0835716123
Title: New York's First Theatrical Center: The Rialto at Union Square (Theater and Dramatic Studies)
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Publisher: UMI Research Press,U.S. (April 1985)
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New York's First Theatrical Center: The Rialto at Union Square (Theater and Dramatic Studies) by John W. Frick



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January 29, 1989, Page 010012 The New York Times Archives. NOW covered by a huge McDonald's sign, the old Union Square Theater at 58 East 14th Street - usually described as the oldest such surviving structure in New York City - apparently had an intact Victorian theater interior walled off in 1936, when stores were inserted in the ground floor. Now the owner, Philips International Realty, says the building will be demolished this year. With a combination of burlesque, ballet, comedy and pantomime, the Union Square Theater was advertised as ''the model temple of amusement,'' according to John W. Fricke's 1985 book, ''New York's First Theatrical Center - The Rialto at Union Square. Later, it was converted to legitimate productions, but in February 1888 a fire destroyed the roof and parts of the auditorium.

PRE-THEATRE DINING NEAR Union Square Theater. To complete your theatre experience our resident foodies have have handpicked a selection of restaurants near Union Square Theater just perfect for pre-theatre dining. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the Union Square Theater and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.

We are in no way associated with or authorized by the Union Square Theater and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events. New York City Theater is part of the Theatreland Ltd Collection.

The Rialto Theatre was a movie palace in New York City located at 1481 Broadway, at the corner of 42nd Street, within the city's Broadway Theater District. The 1,960-seat theater opened on April 21, 1916, on the former site of Oscar Hammerstein's Vaudeville venue the Victoria Theatre. Together with Strand Theatre, they were the most important movie theatres on Broadway at the time.

Rubens Rialto Square Theater. National Register of Historic Places. Inside Rialto Square Theatre, which opened in 1926 and underwent a restoration in the 1980s, shining scagliola columns rise into a celestial dome full of intricate sculptures. A Duchess chandelier dominates the rotunda. Cream-colored marble walls line the lobby and cherubim flutter into the auditorium. The first talking picture at the Rialto was shown on October 9, 1928, with Lights of New York.

126 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10003. Resident show STOMP is one of New York's unique entertainment experiences. A rotating cast of eight energetic young performers create rhythms and, yes, music, with their hands and feet and all manner of noisy objects, such as hammers, garbage can lids, buckets, and so on. Please note that we are an independent guide with no affiliation to any venue or show. The tickets offered for sale are resale tickets that may be sold at above face value.

The Rialto, New York Citys first commercial district, was located in. It was called the Rialto after the district in Venice. The theater district gradually re-located northward, into less expensive and undeveloped uptown neighborhoods, thus, suppliers of props, costumes, wigs, scenery, and other theatrical necessities grew up around the new theatres. The park has historically been the start or the end point for political demonstrations.

Time Out New York’s theater critics guide you to the best musicals and plays in New York right now. Photograph: Joan Marcus Hamilton. Any given moment there's a dizzying array of musicals, plays and experimental works for theater lovers in New York City to choose from. If only adjusting a show to fit modern sensibilities were quite so simple as that. At the center of Kiss Me, Kate is an enmeshed love-hate relationship between two headstrong actors that mirrors the plot of the version of Shrew they’re performing together. Actor-producer Fred Graham (Will Chase, in fine voice and a dashing period mustache) has pinned his tenuous financial hopes on a touring Shakespearean musical; his costar is his ex-wife, Lilli Vanessi (Kelli O’Hara), who has a reputation for.