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Al Hirschfeld Theatre

302 West 45th Street
New York, NY 10036
Accessible Seating
Hearing Assistance


42nd St - Port Authority Bus Term


The Al Hirschfeld Theatre opened in 1924 under the name the Martin Beck. Designed by the architect G. Albert Alnsburgh, the theater was described by The New York Times as the only theater in America made in Byzantine fashion.

The theater was owned by the Beck family until 1966. Today it is owned by Jujamcyn Theaters. It was renamed in 2003 to honor Al Hirschfeld, illustrator of the New York theater scene.

Dressing Code

There is no dress code at the theater. For all performances, attire should be comfortable and appropriate for the occasion.

Late Seating Policy

The seating procedure for latecomers varies by seat section. Late patrons are seated at the discretion of the House Manager after the performance begins.


Bars are located on each floor and serves cocktails, non-alcoholic beverages, and snacks which you can take to your seats.


Entrance located directly on West 45th St.

Water Fountain

Located in the Mezzanine, the Ladies' Lounge, and the Rear Orchestra.

Hearing Assistance

Assisted listening and Closed Captioning devices always available.

Elevators and Escalators

This theater does not have elevators or escalators.

Wheelchair Access

Orchestra only. There are no steps to the designated wheelchair seating locations.

Air Conditioning

This theater has air-conditioning.


Located on the Mezzanine and downstairs from the Orchestra level. An accessible restroom is located on the Orchestra level.

Accessible Seating

Wheelchair accessible seats are located in the Orchestra.

Coat Check

Coat check is located in the Orchestra lobby. The charge is $3 per item. Bags or large coats can be checked. No luggage.