The Neil Simon Theatre, in the heart of Manhattan, is one of nine Broadway venues managed by the Nederlander Organization. Located at West 52nd Street in the Theater District of Manhattan, the 1,445-seat facility opened in 1927 as the Alvin Theatre. It was renamed in 1983 to honor one of America's most beloved and productive playwrights. The renaming came on the heels of Brighton Beach Memoirs, part one of an autobiographical trilogy about Mr. Simon's youth and family. Biloxi Blues, the second play in the trilogy gained rave reviews as a Neil Simon Theatre event. It wasn't until 1992 that Mr. Simon returned with the hit Jake's Women. Long-running Marque Theater events have included two wildly popular Broadway productions, the Tony Award-winning Hairspray and The Cher Show. Grab your Marquis Theatre Tickets at StubHub.
Where are the best Neil Simon Theatre seats located?
The Neil Simon Theatre seating is designed to maximize stage viewing from all seats and angles. The seats in rows C and D above the orchestra will allow for the best viewing.
Is the Neil Simon Theatre accessible by public transportation?
Yes, you can reach the theater by bus, subway or train. Lines that pass by this venue include the following: Subway: 1, B, E; Train: Babylon, Far Rockaway, Harlem, Port Washington; Bus: M104, M5, M50, QM15, QM6.
Is there on-site parking?
Yes, there is parking at the Neil Simon Theatre. It is highly recommended to book parking with the ParkWhiz App. They offer a discount of up to half off drive-up parking.
Can you tell me about the food and drink offerings?
Alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, along with snacks, are sold at the theater's lower lounge bar and at a second bar on the mezzanine level. Get refreshments 30 minutes before the start of the show or at intermission. Outside food and beverages are not permitted. However, if you have a medical condition requiring food, this will be an exception.
Are there other entertainment options nearby?
Manhattan's Theatre District has a plethora of entertainment options. Some favorite attractions near the Neil Simon Theatre include the Russian Samovar Restaurant and Piano Bar, Savage Men Male Strippers Reviews and the Guild Theater.
Should I call a sitter, or can I bring the young ones along?
Children age 4 and older may attend shows with their own ticket, unless there are any other age restrictions for a specific show.
Is the Neil Simon Theatre a wheelchair-friendly facility?
Pending availability, wheelchair seats are available in the Orchestra section. The theater also has seats for guests with low mobility, vision and hearing.Back to Top
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