In NYC and New Jersey, before they were grand movie palaces, many of the theaters were vaudeville houses. Take a look inside 10 that have since been abandoned.
See how Yiddish Theater started and evolved from Bowery to Broadway in NYC with an exhibit by the Museum of the City of New York.
Today marks the 108th anniversary of the premier of the extravagant and iconic 'Ziegfield Follies' to crowds on the roof of Jardin De Paris in New York.
While there are many abandoned theaters in New York City, the abandoned theaters of Connecticut are worth looking into.
While most attention is paid to the abandoned theaters in New York City, the abandoned theaters of New Jersey in Newark, and Passaic are worth a look.
My great, great grandmother, Mary, was a Ziegfeld Girl with the Ziegfeld Follies. She was sixteen when she left her Boston suburb and headed to New York City with dreams of being a dancer. By the time she was eighteen she was officially a Ziegfeld Girl; it was 1909.