As the names suggests, the Eugene O'Neill Theatre was named after the famous playwright "Eugene O'Neill." The theater was designed by Herbert J. Krapp and was part of a theater-hotel complex. It opened in 1925 with a production of the musical "Mayflowers." The venue underwent renovations in 1959 and has hosted a number of hit plays. In modern times, the Eugene O'Neill Theatre has been home to such successful shows as Big River and Spring Awakening. The Tony award-winning play, The Book of Mormon, opened at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre in 2011 and holds the theater's box office record. You can purchase your Eugene O'Neill Theatre tickets right here at StubHub.
What is the Eugene O'Neill Theatre's seating capacity?
The Eugene O'Neill Theatre seating capacity is for 1,102 people, which makes it a moderately sized Broadway theater.
Where are the best seats in the Eugene O'Neill Theatre located?
The Eugene O'Neill Theatre has two different seating areas: the orchestra and the mezzanine. The first couple of rows of the orchestra section are where the best seats in the house are. From there, you will have an excellent view of the stage and performers. However, if you want a better overview of the stage, then the mezzanine section will be a better choice for you. For a more intimate theater-going experience, you can opt for seats in one of the theater's boxes.
Is the Eugene O'Neill Theatre accessible for those with disabilities?
Yes, the Eugene O'Neill Theatre is partly accessible. It has wheelchair seating, which is only available in the orchestra-seating section. The only wheelchair-accessible bathroom is located in the adjacent hotel. The Eugene O'Neill Theatre also offers assistive-listening devices, descriptive services and caption services for those with hearing or vision impairments.
Should I call a sitter, or can I bring the young ones along?
For children who are under the age of four, you will need to call up your best sitter to watch over them as you enjoy the Eugene O'Neill Theatre. Older children are allowed at the theater with the purchase of a ticket, but please note that not all performances and plays at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre are appropriate for children.
Can you tell me about the food and drink offerings?
The Eugene O'Neill Theatre has bars and concession stands that offer wine, beer, mixed drinks and water. The theater also has limited offers of snacks and candy, which are allowed in the theater space.
Are there other entertainment options nearby?
The Eugene O'Neill Theatre is close by a number of different entertainment options. Times Square is only a short distance away from the theater, and you can find both dining and shopping options for every taste. If you're in the mood for more theater, then you can also visit Radio City Music Hall, the Palace Theatre or the Hudson Theatre, all of which are nearby the Eugene O'Neill Theatre.Back to Top
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