Built originally as the Plymouth Theater in 1917 by the Shuberts of Shubert Theater fame, the Schoenfeld Theater was renamed in 2005 in honor of the Shubert Organization's late chairman. Prior to that, in 1985, the building had already been designated a New York landmark. The theater has hosted numerous successful shows over the years, including A Doll's House, Godspell, Ain't Misbehavin', The Heidi Chronicles, All my Sons and more recently, To Kill a Mocking Bird. Get your favorite Gerald Schoenfeld Theater tickets at StubHub today.
What's the theater's seating capacity, and where are the best seats located?
The Gerald Schoenfeld Theater's seating capacity is 1,079. The best seats for Gerald Schoenfeld Theater events are located in the orchestra area's center section. There are also two private boxes in the wings.
Is the Gerald Schoenfeld Theater accessible by public transportation?
You can reach the Gerald Schoenfeld Theater by public transportation via the 49th Street subway station or the Times Square 42nd Street Subway Station. You can also take a city bus to the 42nd Street Port Authority Station, which is only 3 1/2 blocks south of the theater.
Is there on-site parking at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theater?
While the Gerald Schoenfeld Theater has no on-site parking, there are numerous parking lots and garages nearby, including Icon and LAZ Parking and Quik Park lots.
Can you tell me about the food and drink offerings?
An abundance of fine restaurants can be found near the Gerald Schoenfeld Theater. Among the most popular and recommended of these is Hard Rock Cafe in the heart of Times Square, Carmine's on 44th Street, Haru Sushi on West 43rd Street, The Ribbon, and Crossroads American Kitchen and Bar.
Are there other entertainment options nearby?
When you're going to Gerald Schoenfeld Theater events, there are numerous other theaters nearby, including the Palace Theatre, Lyceum Theatre, Minskoff Theatre, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre and several others. The theater is also located right in the heart of Times Square and just blocks away from the renowned Madame Tussauds New York.
Should I call a sitter, or can I bring the young ones along?
Children under 4 years of age are not permitted inside the facility. All performance attendees of any age must have their own ticket.
Is the Gerald Schoenfeld Theater a wheelchair-friendly facility?
The Gerald Schoenfeld Theater is only partially wheelchair accessible. There is designated wheelchair seating, but there is no elevator or escalator in the building, but there are ramps. A unisex wheelchair-accessible restroom can be found on the main floor, and there is an accessible pay phone.Back to Top
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