The Klein Memorial Auditorium

Address: 910 Fairfield Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06605
Phone: 203-292-8164

The 1,400 seat theatre opened in 1940, built from funds willed to the City by Bridgeport resident Jacob Klein. The Klein has played host to programs ranging in scope from symphonies, operas, and theatre, to local dance recitals, graduations, and union meetings. Such luminaries as Leonard Bernstein, Arthur Fiedler, Della Reese, Eleanor Roosevelt, Martin Luther King, Paul Robeson, Milton Berle, Victor Borge have graced her stage. It has been the home of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony for the past 60 years. The auditorium was designed by architect Leonard Asheim and is an Art Deco design building with bronze doors and marble halls.

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