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Lunt-Fontanne Theatre — New York, NY


The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre was built in 1910 as The Globe, named after Shakespeare’s original theater. Until 1932, when the theater was converted into a movie house, the venue featured a retractable roof to cool the patrons during summer months .

In 1958, the theater was named after husband/wife actors Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne, who performed in the newly renovated theater’s first production, The Visit.

Other notes

Handicap AccessibleYesHearing AssistanceYesCapacity1509
  • There is a handicapped restroom on the main floor. Restrooms are located on the lower and mezzanine levels. Concessions are served on the mezzanine and main levels.
  • Air Conditioned
  • Wheelchair Seating Available
  • Assisted listening system available