The Ethel Barrymore Theatre, located at 243 West 47th Street in Midtown Manhattan, is a historic Broadway venue named in honor of renowned actress Ethel Barrymore. Designed by Herbert J. Krapp, it opened in 1928 and is the sole surviving theater built exclusively for performers affiliated with the Shubert brothers. With a seating capacity of 1368, the theater has hosted iconic productions. It continues to be a vibrant part of the Broadway community.

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  • The seating at Ethel Barrymore Theatre comprises three main sections: Orchestra, Mezzanine, and Balcony.
  • The Orchestra has 582 seats, with prime views in the middle seats of rows A to D. The Front Mezzanine, the smallest section with 196 seats, offers elevated views, especially in rows A to C.
  • The Rear Mezzanine, with 256 seats, provides affordable options at a distance from the stage. Additionally, there are 24 box seats for a private viewing experience.
  • The theater's intimate size ensures no bad seats; patrons can choose based on preferences and budget.

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  • Address: 243 W 47th St, New York, NY 10036, United States
  • Subway: Take the 1, 9, C, or E train to 50th Street or the N or R train to 49th Street.
  • Bus: Buses to Theatre District include M104, M42, M6, M10, and M27/50.
  • Car: Numerous paid parking spots are available nearby, including LAZ Parking, Edison ParkFest, Bright Management, and Impark.

Frequently asked questions about Ethel Barrymore Theatre

When was the Ethel Barrymore Theatre built?

The Ethel Barrymore Theatre was built in 1911.

What is the address of the Ethel Barrymore Theatre?

The address of the Ethel Barrymore Theatre is 1634 Broadway, New York, New York, 10019.

What is the seating capacity of Ethel Barrymore Theatre?

The seating capacity of the Ethel Barrymore Theatre is 1,508.

Is there a dress code for Ethel Barrymore Theatre?

The theatre has no specific dress code. Audiences are encouraged to wear comfortable and suitable attire for the occasion during all performances. Additionally, the theatre is air-conditioned in the summer months.

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