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Ethel Barrymore Theatre

243 West 47th Street
New York, NY 10036
Accessible Seating


50th St
Times Sq - 42nd St
Times Sq - 42nd St
Times Sq - 42nd St
50th St
49th St
Times Sq - 42nd St
42nd St - Port Authority Bus Term

Theater Information


There are no steps into the theater.

Water Fountain

In Lobby accessible at 36"

Elevators and Escalators

This theater does not have elevators or escalators.

Wheelchair Access

5 Wheelchair seats, 11 Aisle Transfer Arms, 26 Companion Seats


One (unisex) wheelchair accessible restroom on the Main Floor with no steps. Non-accessible restrooms are located down 2 flights of stairs.

Accessible Seating

Theater is not completely wheelchair accessible. There are no steps into the theater.

Coat Check

This theater does not provide coat check.


The Ethel Barrymore Theatre is the only theater left that was built for actors and performers affiliated with Lee and J.J. Shubert. It was created in honor of the tremendously popular actress Ethel Barrymore, who premiered in the production The Kingdom of God.

The theater was designed by Herbert J. Krapp with an exterior in the fashion of Roman public baths and a two-story terracotta grillwork screen.

Late Seating Policy

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


Bar located in the theater Lower Lounge where refreshments may be purchased. The bar begins serving patrons 30 minutes before the performance begins.
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