The Lena Horne Theatre
Written by tonibjones on November 4, 2022
November 4, 2022, Ms. Lena Horne made history this week as the first Black female to have a Broadway theater named in her honor. The Brooks Atkinson Theatre was renamed the Lena Horne Theatre on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 in honor of Ms. Horne, the famed performer and civil rights activist. The Lena Horne Theatre seats a little over 1,000 people. Matthew Broderick, Gene Hackman, Jerry Stiller and many other big-name actors/actresses have performed on its stage.