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Gershwin Theatre

New York, NY
 
Gershwin Theatre
222 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019

Overview

When it opened in 1972, the then Uris Theatre was the first large Broadway theater erected since the Earl Carroll in 1931. Designed by set designer Ralph Alswang, it is located at the front of a large office building.

In 1983, during the Tony Awards, the venue was renamed after famed composer George Gershwin.

Handicap Accessible
Yes
Hearing Assistance
Yes
Capacity
1933
  • There are restrooms on the orchestra level of the theatre, also a concession stand.The Gershwin is home to the Theater Hall of Fame.
  • I-Caption (hand-held captioning system for the deaf and hearing-impaired), Show-Trans (automated multilingual descriptive commentary), Audio Description for the Blind (detailed description of all the visual aspects). To reserve call: 212-582-7678
  • Air Conditioned
  • Wheelchair Seating Available
  • Assisted listening system available

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