History of Broadways Oldest Theater: The Lyceum

The Lyceum in Broadway’s façade

The Lyceum Theatre is the oldest and most consistently functioning legitimate theatre on Broadway located at West 45th Street. Built by impresario Daniel Frohman, it’s one of the oldest surviving Broadway venues (along with the Hudson and New Amsterdam Theatres). It’s also one of the few New York theatres that continue to … Read more

Miss Saigon

A stage setting at the Miss Saigon production

A moving yet tragic love story involving an Asian woman and her American lover, Miss Saigon is one of the highest-grossing musicals ever. It’s based on the 1904 opera Madame Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini. The setting of the plot is located to the 1970s Saigon during the Vietnam War, so the story of Madame … Read more