Formerly functional as a Union Square Savings Bank, the Daryl Roth Theater was acquired by Tony Award-winning producer Daryl Roth and converted into a stage. This Off-Broadway space has since hosted many acclaimed productions, including popular works, like Fuerza Bruta, Gloria: A Life, and Accidentally Brave by curator Daryl Roth herself. The central location and unconventional structure make it popular among theater-goers seeking unforgettable performances. The theater is well-known for its continued support for non-traditional productions and hosts a special kids program to welcome young patrons to the theatrical world of wonders. You can find a variety of genres playing at the theater, ranging from mind-bending illusions to hilarious comedies and even cabaret!

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About Daryl Roth Theatre

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  • Total seating capacity: 275 seats + standing tickets for exceptional runs.
  • DR2: The venue also hosts guests in a more intimate DR2 theater with 99 seats. The theater room was constructed in the former bank’s annex and has been host to important events like the premiere of Thom Pain and the DR2 Kids program.
  • Seating plan: All seats fit together in a compact Orchestra, offering a close, uninterrupted view of the performances. Rows AA, BB & CC are near the stage, while the center orchestra offers the most comfortable viewing experience. 
  • Sections to the side have a slightly angled sightline, but, owing to the compact space, still offer a decent view of the stage.

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  • Address: 101 E 15th St, New York, NY 10003, United States.
  • Bus: The venue is right beside Union Square East/E 15 St, which is serviced by M1, M2, and M3 lines. You can also take a 3-minute walk from Broadway, E 13 St, accessible through SIM1C, SIM3C, SIM4C, and SIM33C lines.
  • Subway: Use the 4, 5, 6, N, Q, R, W, or L lines to get off at the Union Square 14th Street station, at a comfortable walking distance from the venue.
  • Train: If you are traveling from outside NYC, 14th Street Station is also connected via train, a short 2-minute walk from the venue.
  • Parking: You can book in advance to park at nearby garages, including GGMC, Icon, and Champion Parking, as the venue does not have a designated parking space.
  • Recommended mode: Take the bus for the most economical and convenient route to the venue.

Frequently asked questions about Daryl Roth Theatre, New York

How old is the Daryl Roth Theatre in New York?

The Off-Broadway venue was revived as a theater in 1996, by renowned producer Daryl Roth.

Who built the Daryl Roth Theatre?

The original building was constructed by Henry Bacon and later converted into a theater after it was acquired by the producer, Daryl Roth.

How many aisles does the Daryl Roth Theatre have?

The seating is divided into two aisles, one on each side.

How many seats does the theater have?

The theater can seat approximately 275 patrons, while it has stretched its capacity to accommodate 400+ standing seats in the past

Does the theater have a dress code?

No, a dress code is not mandated by the venue. patrons are advised to dress comfortably according to the weather.

Does the theater have street parking?

No, the theater does not offer parking. patrons can pay & park at nearby garages.

Is there any age limit?

Children below 4 years of age are not permitted inside the theater. All adults and children above 4 must carry a valid ticket. 

Where is the Daryl Roth Theater?

The Off-Broadway venue is a stone’s throw from Union Square

Does the theater have a balcony?

No, the venue has one main Orchestra floor.

Does the theater have ramp access?

Yes, a ramped entrance to the side of the building, on the 15th Street side, is open for patrons with limited mobility.