By: Billie Avila

History of Broadway

Broadway refers to the performances presented in the 40 professional theatres with 500 or more seats most poplar are Theatre district and Rhe Lincoln center. Broadway theatres are widely considered to represent the highest level of commercial theatre in the usa.

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New York did not have a significant theatre presence until about 1750, the first significant theatre company was the Theatre on Nassau street, which held about 280 people at most. Broadway really took off in the early 1900's. However, Broadway theaters were not always located in Manhattan. the history of musicals and New York City date back to around 1750

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