Previously called the "Royale Theatre" and the "John Golden Theatre," the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre is a Broadway theater dating back to 1927. The theater's facade retains many of its original features, such as large, vaulted windows and ornate stone. The interior boasts original murals by Will Pogany. Over its 90-year history, the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre has presented both plays and musicals, such as The Color Purple, The Iceman Cometh and Once. Designed by architect, Herbert J. Krapp, the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre adopted its second name from producer, John Golden, in 1932 and then from Bernard B. Jacobs in 2005. Jacobs was a longtime president of the Shubert Organization, which purchased the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre from Golden in 1937. StubHub can help you score incredible seats for upcoming Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre shows.
Is Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre wheelchair friendly?
Orchestra-level seating is accessible by wheelchair as are the orchestra-level restrooms and payphone. There are no elevators or escalators, and mezzanine seating contains ascending steps between each row of seats.
Do Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre events come with assisted listening?
Yes, they do. The theater uses infrared, assisted-listening devices at every performance. Four weeks after the opening night performance of each production, there are audio descriptions available and downloadable software that delivers audio descriptions to your compatible mobile device. The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre also offers special devices with software that provides captioning for patrons who are hard of hearing.
Can you bring food or beverages to Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre events?
You may bring food or beverages that are medically necessary. You may be required to show proof of your need for specific types of food or beverages.
Do small children require Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre tickets?
Children under 4 years of age are not permitted in the theater. Children over 4 years of age are required to have a ticket for admission to Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre events. Both children and adults who arrive late can expect to be seated during breaks at the discretion of management.
Are cameras, cell phones, beepers and recording devices permitted at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre events?
You're not prohibited from bringing these items into the building, but theater management asks that you refrain from using them during performances.
Where do you park for Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre events?
There is plenty of parking in the theater district and many lots within walking distance of the theater, such as Icon Parking and Quik Park. Parking lot reservation apps are your best bet since they let you peruse and book lots in advance. Plan to be comfortably parked and already at the theater by at least 15 to 20 minutes before curtain.