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Helen Hayes Theatre is situated in Manhattan. History has it that the theatre was formerly addressed as the Little theatre, New York Times Hall and Winthrop Ames Theatre.
The theatre comprises of 597 seats and is said to be the smallest of the Broadway Theater. Geographically speaking, Helen Hayes Theatre is located at 240 West 44th Street in midtown-Manhattan.
Helen Hayes Theatre had been owned in 1979, functioned by two people namely Markinson and late Donald Tick. The whole thing had been a private matter till July 2008 when it was announced that the family of both the partners and Markinson planned to sale off the theatre for an undisclosed price and for reasons unknown.
On the contrary the Second Stage Theatre off Broadway, who had bought the theatre, gave a statement that it needs approximately an amount of 135 million dollars to renovate the theatre that was all set to be given a new name. The Second Stage Theatre in this regard has planned a strategy and has fixed a target for the year 2010.
The Helen Hayes theatre was the work of an architect par excellence. Initially, the Helen Hayes theatre was known as the little theatre for reasons of being a petite theater place with a limited capacity of 300 seating.
Another reason for the theatre to have such a name as little theatre was mainly because the aim was to build a small place with having small intimate productions. And hence, the little theatre came into being in the twentieth century.
And once the theatre became a happening place, it was then redesigned in the year 1920 expanding the place accommodating as much as 590 seating arrangement. Helen Hayes theatre went through a process of being named and renamed for quite some time until finally settling down with its present name i.e.
The Helen Hayes Theatre. In the mid 1900, the theatre building was sold to the New York Times and was then was adapted as a conference hall known as the New York Times Hall. This time shows were displayed in the theatre starting from the mid 1900"s to the 1980"s.
Helen Hayes Theater was named after the famous and renowned actress. Hayes was named as the "First Lady of the American Theatre. "
A monument was constructing in her honor, which was all the more embarrassing for her to have her monument made even though she was alive then.
Afterwards, it was decided to re christen the little theatre in her honor and pay tribute to the lady responsible of having a theatre named after her.
Helen Hayes theatre also has to its credit of not only been defined as a theatrical venue alone, but the theatre is also utilized as a place given to the radio station as well and also to a corporation house.
Certain amount of productions has been displayed in the Helen Hayes Theatre starting from the 1960"s surpassing the new millennium till date. Helen Hayes Theatre is a place worth a visit for sure.
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