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Ambassador Theatre — New York, NY


The Ambassador Theatre was opened in 1921 by the Shuberts. It was designed by Herbert J. Krapp and is uniquely designed diagonally to fit a maximum number of patrons.
The Shuberts sold the theater in 1935, after which it was used as a movie theater and a TV studio for 20 years. In 1956 the Shuberts bought the theater back, and it has since remained a legitimate theater under the organization’s ownership. 

Other notes

Handicap AccessibleYesHearing AssistanceYesCapacity1124
  • A wheelchair accessible restroom is available. There is a pay phone in the lobby. A water fountain is located on the mezzanine level.
  • There are two steps into the theatre from the main entrance. The side entrance has no steps.
  • Air Conditioned
  • Wheelchair Seating Available
  • Assisted listening system available