George Howells Broadhurst


George Howells Broadhurst

George Howells Broadhurst (June 3, 1866 - January 31, 1952) was an Anglo-American theatre owner/manager, director, producer and playwright. Born in Walsall, England he emigrated to the US in 1882 where he began writing plays, later moving into production and direction.

He also managed theatres in Milwaukee, Baltimore, and San Francisco, and in 1917 in partnership with the Shubert brothers he built and opened the famous Broadhurst Theatre in New York. He staged a number of plays in his eponymous theatre up until 1924, and continued to co-own the theatre with the Shuberts up until his death in 1952.

He is buried in Santa Barbara, California.

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