Category:New Theatre (Central Park West)

English: The New Theatre—Century Theatre (1909 - 1931), a former theater in New York City. Designed by the NYC firm Carrère and Hastings in a Neoclassical Beaux-Arts style. Envisioned in 1906 by Heinrich Conried, a director of the Metropolitan Opera House, the construction of the New Theatre (later renamed the Century Theatre, was to establish a great theatre in New York City free of commercialism, resembling the Comédie Française of Paris. The Metropolitan Opera Company performed there during the first season.