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The Merriam Theater opened on August 26, 1918 as the Sam S. Shubert theater. In the early years, Gershwin musicals and Al Jolson reviews graced the stage. John Barrymore played hamlet in the ‘20s and Burlesque was featured in the ‘30s. Other performances have included Helen Hayes, Katherine Hepburn, Sammy Davis Jr., Angela Lansbury and Sir Lawrence Olivier.
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