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Nederlander Theatre

208 W. 41st Street
New York, NY 10036
Accessible Seating
Hearing Assistance


42nd St - Bryant Pk
Times Sq - 42nd St
Times Sq - 42nd St
Times Sq - 42nd St
Times Sq - 42nd St
42nd St - Port Authority Bus Term


The Nederlander Theatre opened in 1921 under the name The National Theatre. It was built by Walter C. Jordan and designed by architect William Neil Smith. In 1959, it was renamed the Billy Rose Theatre and briefly in 1979 as the Trafalgar Theatre.

In 1980 it was named after David T. Nederlander and is still owned by the Nederlander organization. Some of the famous shows that have played this theater include Rent, Cyrano de Bergerac, Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music and Newsies.

Dressing Code

There is no dress code at the theater. For all performances, attire should be comfortable and appropriate for the occasion.

Late Seating Policy

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


One bar on the Orchestra, Mezzanine, and Third Floor level where refreshments can be purchased. Beverages permitted in auditorium. Bars begin serving 30 minutes before performance.


Entrance is on West 41st Street between Broadway and 8th Avenue.

Water Fountain

Hearing Assistance

Headsets for augmentation available at theatre, ID Required as deposit. Personal induction loop devices also available with ID.

Elevators and Escalators

This theater does not have elevators or escalators.

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible seats available in the Orchestra, can purchase one wheelchair seat and up to 3 companion seats pending availability.

Air Conditioning

Air-Conditioned in the summer.


Men's and Women's Room located in the Mezzanine.

Accessible Seating

Wheelchair, vision and hearing disabled seating available in Orchestra. Limited mobility in Orchestra and Mezzanine (aisle transfer seats).

Coat Check

This theater does not provide coat check.