The Eugene O'Neill Theatre, designed by architect Herbert J. Krapp, is an iconic Broadway venue that has stood since its opening on November 24, 1925. Originally named the Forrest Theatre, it was renamed in 1959 to honor the renowned American playwright Eugene O'Neill. Over the years, it has hosted acclaimed productions such as Big River, Spring Awakening, and the long-running The Book of Mormon, showcasing its enduring significance in theater.

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About Eugene O'Neill Theatre

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  • The Eugene O'Neill Theatre Orchestra, the largest seating area, offers 571 seats divided into Left, Center, and Right Orchestra sections. Six elevated Boxes on each side accommodate 32 patrons.
  • The Mezzanine, with 366 seats, is smaller, divided into Left, Center, and Right Mezzanine sections. The best views are in the front rows of the Center Orchestra, particularly in rows A-D.
  • Legroom is better on aisle seats, but views may be restricted on the far sides and back corners of the Orchestra, with lower prices in these areas.
  • The Orchestra is wheelchair accessible with four wheelchair spaces and six transfer seats, ensuring a step-free experience.
  • The Mezzanine, starting from row L of the Orchestra, has three main areas with varying sizes. The Center Mezzanine offers excellent views in rows A and B, but the far sides and back are more distant.
  • Legroom is best in aisle seats. The Mezzanine lacks wheelchair or transfer seats, making it unsuitable for those with limited mobility.
  • Prices in the Mezzanine are generally lower than the Orchestra, with premium areas towards the center.

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  • Address: 230 West 49th Street, New York, NY 10019, United States
  • Bus: Bus lines M50, M7, M20 and M104
  • Subway: 50th Street on the A, C and E lines
  • Recommended mode of transport: We recommend using the subway for an easy, cost-efficient, and delay-free way to reach the Eugene O'Neill Theatre.

Frequently asked questions about Eugene O'Neill Theatre

What is the seating capacity of the Eugene O'Neill Theatre?

The theatre has a seating capacity of 1,034, with 668 seats in the Orchestra and 366 in the Mezzanine.

Who is the architect of the Eugene O'Neill Theatre, and when was it opened?

The Eugene O'Neill Theatre was designed by Herbert J. Krapp and opened in 1925.

Is there accessible seating available in the Mezzanine?

Unfortunately, there is no accessible seating in the Eugene O'Neill Theatre Mezzanine, making it less suitable for patrons with limited mobility.

What are the available facilities in the Eugene O'Neill theatre, including restrooms and assistive listening systems?

Restrooms for both men and women are located in the lower lounge. The assistive listening devices are available at the theatre, and water is accessible from the bar.

How can patrons get to the Eugene O'Neill Theatre using public transportation?

The theatre is conveniently located at 230 West 49th Street, a short walk from Times Square. The nearest subway station is 50th Street (A, C, and E lines), and various buses stop near the theatre, including M50 and M7.

What is the address of Eugene O'Neill Theatre?

The address of the Eugene O'Neill Theatre is 230 West 49th Street, New York, NY 10019.