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Broadway Theatre

1681 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
Accessible Seating
Hearing Assistance


50th St
59th St - Columbus Circle
50th St
59th St - Columbus Circle
King Kong
Currently Appearing


The Broadway Theatre is one of a select few legitimate theaters that was originally built as a movie house. Its seating capacity of 1,765 made it ideal for the changeover to musical theater in 1930. It showed movies for a brief period again in the 1950s but has been a legitimate theater ever since.

It is currently owned and operated by the Shubert Organization and continues to be one of the largest Broadway theaters.

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

Latecomers are seated at suitable breaks in the performance in conveniently reachable seat locations at the discretion of management.


Cocktails, non-alcoholic beverages, and light snacks are available for purchase.
King Kong
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No elevator or steps into theater. Orchestra and Main Level are wheelchair accessible, while Lower Level and Mezzanine are not.

Water Fountain

Water fountains are located in the restrooms.

Hearing Assistance

Assisted listening devices are available. An ID is required as a deposit.

Elevators and Escalators

This theater does not have elevators or escalators.

Wheelchair Access

Orchestra section and Main Level are fully accessible.

Air Conditioning

This theater is air-conditioned.


Wheelchair accessible (unisex) restroom available on Main Level.

Accessible Seating

Seating is accessible to all parts of the Orchestra without steps. Wheelchair seating is located in the Orchestra only.

Coat Check

This theater provides coat check. No strollers or furs.