The Gershwin Theatre opened in 1972, as the Uris, along with its smaller sister theatre, the Circle in the Square. Designed by Ralph Alswang, the Gershwin has a seating capacity of 1,933, making it the largest Broadway theatre. At the 1983 Tony Awards, the theatre was renamed the George Gershwin in honor of the composer.
|Nov 28, 1972 -||Uris Buildings Corportation||Theatre Owner|
|Nov 28, 1972 -||The Nederlander Organization||Theatre Lessee|
|Nov 28, 1972 - May 24, 1987||Gerald Oestreicher||Theatre Lessee|