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Broadway Theatre

Haworth's Life
Haworth's Times
Haworth's Versatility
Haworth's Press
Haworth's Writings
NY Engagements
His Brother William
The Haworth Tradition

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Broadway Theatre
(SW Corner of Broadway & 41st St., New York)

Built 1888
Location SW Corner of Broadway & 41st St., NYC
J.B. McElfatrick & Co.
Developer/Manager Jacob Litt
1st Production
Sardou's La Tosca - March 3, 1888
Major Productions Ben Hur
Joseph Haworth's Appearances Shenandoah, May 1899
The Ghetto, Sept. 1899
Demolished 1929
Interesting Facts This was the first major playhouse built in what has become today’s Times Square Theatre District. Edwin Booth and Sir Henry Irving made their final New York appearances there. It housed the first dramatic production of Ben Hur.
Joseph Haworth & the Broadway Theatre

Joseph Haworth opened at the Broadway in Shenandoah on May 1, 1899 and The Ghetto in Sept. 1899.

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