June 12, 2014
Renovations to the Schubert are underway
Rep. Dillon submitted the legislation in 2012 to secure state backing of the renovation – eventually leading to $4 million in state funding.
Rep. Dillon and John Fisher, Executive Director of Shubert Theater, after testifying in 2012 in favor of Dillon's bill to fund the Shubert renovation.
The Shubert Theater opened on December 11, 1914 and will turn 100 this year. Known as the Birthplace of the Nation's Greatest Hits, the theater launched Al Jolson, Marlon Brando, many of Richard Rogers' shows including South Pacific, Carousel, The King and I and The Sound of Music.