The Parker Playhouse in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, was created by Dr. Louis Parker who wanted to bring a neo-classical theater space to the South Florida area. This theater opened in 1967 with a production of Neil Simon's
The Odd Couple
. For 40 years, the Parker Playhouse has been steadily featuring hit plays and productions. Currently, the Parker Playhouse hosts a variety of different events, including popular musical artists such as
. They also host lectures, comedy shows and Broadway shows. You can purchase your Parker Playhouse tickets right here at StubHub.
What is the Parker Playhouse's seating capacity?
The Parker Playhouse has a seating capacity of 1,191, which makes for an intimate theater-going experience.
Where are the best seats in the Parker Playhouse located?
The Parker Playhouse only has one main seating section with continental-style seating. The theater is divided into stage right and stage left, and there is no balcony seating in this venue. The best seats in the Parker Playhouse are located in the middle of seating section, close to the stage as that will give you an up-close experience. However, because of the small size of the theater, there really is no bad seat in the house.
Where can I park at the Parker Playhouse events?
There is a complimentary parking lot right onsite at the Parker Playhouse, and they also offer valet parking for an extra fee. There is also other street parking and parking lots in the surrounding area.
Is the Parker Playhouse accessible for those with disabilities?
Yes, the Parker Playhouse is an ADA-complaint venue. There is wheelchair-accessible seating available at the venue, which must be reserved before your show at the time of your Parker Playhouse ticket purchase. The Parker Playhouse also offers assisted listening devices for those with hearing impairments; however, there are no ASL translators available.
Should I call a sitter, or can I bring the young ones along?
The Parker Playhouse has no set restriction on age. However, age limits can vary by show, so it's best to check with the venue before you purchase tickets for your event. Children of any age will require a ticket for entrance into the theater, and there are lap tickets available for some of the shows.
Can you tell me about the food and drink offerings?
The Parker Playhouse has full-service concession bars right inside of the theater. These concession stands offer a variety of drinks as well as snacks. In the surrounding area, there are a number of restaurants that are open before and after shows, including Doc B's Restaurant and Bar, The Foxy Brown and Timpano Italian Chophouse.
Are there other entertainment options nearby?
With a convenient location in the Fort Lauderdale and Miami area, the Parker Playhouse is very nearby a range of different entertainment options. For music concerts and live shows, you can visit
, which has indoor and outdoor stages, or the
that features rock performances. Also nearby are various museums, including the Museum of Discovery and Science and Bienes Museum of the Modern Book.