The Al Hirschfeld Theater was first completed in 1924 and was designed by architect C. Albert Lansburgh. Since the doors first opened, the theater has hosted some of the most famous shows in theater history including Romeo and Juliet, The Crucible, Bye Bye Birdie, Dracula and Guys and Dolls. It is currently showing the classic story of A Tale of Two Cities.
The Al Hirschfeld Theatre offers devices free of charge for the hearing impaired. There is usually show merchandise available in the lobby in the theater as well as concessions that include soft drinks, water, cocktails and candy. No food is allowed at any time in the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. There is no smoking in the building and recording devices and cameras are strictly forbidden inside the theater.