Built in 1903, the New Amsterdam Theatre, at the time, was hailed as the most beautiful and spectacular theatre in New York. Even today, it is known as "The House Beautiful." However, once the Great Depression hit, the New Amsterdam Theatre slowly feel into decay. In the 1990s, the historic theatre was saved and rejuvenated. The restoration included rebuilding its ceiling, boxes and walls. The New Amsterdam Theatre officially reopened in 1997 with a production of The Lion King. In 2014, the New Amsterdam Theatre was renovated in order to house the hit musical Aladdin, which went on to break house box office records and become a smashing success. You can get the best New Amsterdam Theatre tickets right here at StubHub.
What is the New Amsterdam Theatre's seating capacity?
The New Amsterdam Theatre has a seating capacity of 1,702, which makes it one of the largest theatres on Broadway.
Where are the best seats in the New Amsterdam Theatre located?
The New Amsterdam Theatre has three seating sections that you can choose from: the orchestra, the mezzanine and the balcony. The best seat in the house is located in the middle of the orchestra section as that will give you the best view of the stage. However, the mezzanine and balcony seating areas will get you a little higher so that you get an excellent overview of the stage. The New Amsterdam Theatre also has box seats that hug the sides of the theatre.
Is the New Amsterdam Theatre accessible for those with disabilities?
Yes, the New Amsterdam Theatre is accessible for those with disabilities. There are wheelchair-accessible seating areas in the orchestra and mezzanine levels. There are also several wheelchair-accessible bathrooms. For those with hearing or vision impairments, the New Amsterdam Theatre offers assistive listening devices, caption devices and audio description services.
Should I call a sitter, or can I bring the young ones along?
Children are allowed into performances at the New Amsterdam Theatre; however, children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult in order to attend the show. It should be noted that your child should be able to sit for a long period of time, and the New Amsterdam Theatre's shows are not recommended for children under the age of 4.
Can you tell me about the food and drink offerings?
The New Amsterdam Theater does have a concession stand that is open before the show and at intermission. It offers light snacks and beverages.
Are there other entertainment options nearby?
Nestled in the Broadway district, the New Amsterdam Theatre is very near other historical theatres. After purchasing your New Amsterdam Theatre tickets, you can also find tickets for events at the Hudson Theatre, the Minskoff Theatre or the Nederlander Theatre. The New Amsterdam Theatre is also quite near Times Square, which on its own offers a ton of different shopping and dining options you could enjoy before or after your time at the venue.Back to Top
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