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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


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.

Dressing Code

No required dresscode but clothing should be comfortable and appropriate

Late Seating Policy

Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of management. 


Bar located in the theatre’s lower lounge where refreshments may be purchased. The bar begins serving patrons 30 minutes before the performance begins.


There are no steps into the theatre.

Water Fountain

In ticket Lobby accessible at 36"

Hearing Assistance

Elevators and Escalators

No elevators or escalators

Wheelchair Access

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

Air Conditioning

Air conditioning in the summer


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

Accessible Seating

Theatre is not completely wheelchair accessible. There are no steps into the theatre.

Coat Check

Not available