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Cort Theatre

138 West 48th Street
New York, NY 10036
Accessible Seating
Hearing Assistance

Theater Information


There are no steps into the theater.

Water Fountain

Accessible fountain located in the lobby.

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.


Not wheelchair accessible. Restrooms located down 1 flight of 19 steps.

Accessible Seating

Wheelchair seating is in the Orchestra only.

Coat Check

This theater does not provide coat check.


The Cort Theatre was named after producer John Cort, who had built the theater as a platform for his own productions. Peg o' My Heart was its premiere performance in 1912, which ran for 607 performances.

The Shubert Organization eventually took ownership of the venue and had it completely restored. The Merv Griffin Show also filmed in this theater from 1969 to 1974.

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.
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