I am a very lucky Jersey kid. Between field trips, a mother willing to let me roam NYC alone as a teen, many TKTS lineups, my work, and actually once or twice actually buying full-price tickets, I’ve seen a good number of Broadway shows.

My friend Martha Wade Steketee recently posted the first show she saw at every still-operating Broadway theater. I couldn’t resist the time-suck activity and did the same, taking a fun trip through a couple of decades of theatergoing. The cool thing is, I think I could name who I was with at every one of them–in fact, i think I’ll try.

Here’s my list, as best I can figure out:

Ambassador: None
American Airlines: Violet (2014)
Atkinson: Noises Off (1983)
Barrymore: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (2014)
Beaumont: Six Degrees of Separation (1990)
Belasco: As You Like It (1986)
Bernard B. Jacobs: None
Booth: Other Desert Cities (2011)
Broadhurst: Kiss of the Spider Woman (1993)
Broadway: Big Deal (1986)
Circle in the Square: The Bacchae (1980)
Cort: The Cripple of Inishmaan (2014)
Friedman/Biltmore: None
Gershwin (as Uris): Sweeney Todd (1979)
Golden: Seminar (2011)
Hayes: Romance, Romance (1988)
Hirschfeld: Dracula (1977—First Broadway play)
Hudson: None
Imperial: They’re Playing Our Song (1979–First Broadway musical)
Kerr: A Catered Affair (2008)
Longacre: Joe Egg (1985)
Lunt-Fontanne: The Iceman Cometh (1985)
Lyceum: Reasons to Be Pretty (2009)
Lyric (as Ford Center): Ragtime (1998)
Majestic: Phantom of the Opera (1988)
Marquis: Me and My Girl (1986)
Minskoff: The Scarlet Pimpernel (1998)
Music Box: One Man, Two Guvnors (2012)
Nederlander: None
New Amsterdam: None
O’Neill: Spring Awakening (2006)
Palace: Aida (2000)
Rodgers (as 46th Street Theatre): Lost in Yonkers (1992)
St. James: The Who’s Tommy (1993)
Schoenfeld (as Plymouth): Pygmalion (1987)
Shubert: A Chorus Line (1975—but probably saw in 81 or so)
Simon: Annie (1977)
Sondheim: Urinetown (2001)
Studio 54: Pal Joey (2008)
Wilson (as ANTA Playhouse): Whoopee! (1979)
Winter Garden: Othello (1982)

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