Loew's 42nd Street Theatre

132 E. 42nd Street,
New York, NY 10017

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rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on November 27, 2006 at 3:49 pm

The old Murray Hill Theatre is listed in the 1897-98 edition of the Julius Cahn Official Theatrical Guide. The manager was Frank Murtha, and ticket prices ranged from 25 cents to $1. It had 1,319 seats. The proscenium opening was 32 feet wide x 32 feet high, and the stage was 40 feet deep. The theatre auditorium was on the first floor. There is a note that the theatre is new and presents “combination shows at popular prices.”