The Ambassador opened in 1921 at 215 W. 49th Street, financed by the Shuberts. Designed by Herbert J. Krapp, the theatre’s auditorium is unique in its diagonal orientation, designed to optimize limited square footage. Since 2003, the Ambassador has housed the 1996 revival of Chicago and its bevy of stars.Read Full "At This Theatre"
|Jan 1, 1973 -||The Shubert Organization||Theatre Owner|
|Aug 4, 1945 - Jun 27, 1950||Joseph and Sam Siritzky||Theatre Lessee|
|Nov 14, 1941 - May 14, 1942||Irving Maidman||Theatre Lessee|
|Jan 1, 1924 - Oct 20, 1931||Shubert Theatre Corporation||Theatre Owner|
|Feb 11, 1921 - Dec 31, 1924||Messrs. Shubert (Lee and J. J.)||Theatre Owner|